It's time for another Try it Tuesday! Try It Tuesday was started by the ladies at Trends with Benefits as a way to get crafty bloggers to try out different tutorials. This week I chose this felt hexagon tutorial from Nancy at Do Small Things with Love. I used some of the wool felt I got from Benzie Design, I got it with the intention of making these Wild Olive ornaments, but that hasn't happened yet. I have always loved stitching on felt, and this stuff from Benzie Design is amazing. I noticed she even sells felt hexagons in her shop! I also cut out hexagons ... Read More
Try it Tuesday – Bargello
Try It Tuesday was started by the ladies at Trends with Benefits as a way to get crafty bloggers to try out different tutorials. You should head over to Knit Me a Cake to see the adorable jar Leanne made this week too! I was inspired to try Bargello when I saw the amazing work of Kim from a dork with a needle. I saw this R2D2 Bargello piece on Pinterest and fell in love! I started researching Bargello and I absolutely love the patterns. I grabbed a scrap of 14ct Aida and some embroidery floss and got to work. Kim mentions that Aida and embroidery floss are a good ... Read More
Try it Tuesday – Sharpie Mug
I mentioned that this year I put Evie to work making Christmas gifts. One of the things she made was a Sharpie mug, which I've seen floating around Pinterest for months now. There are so many different tutorials, but they are all pretty standard, here's a good one from Somewhat Simple. A Beautiful Mess has a cute version too. This was actually a recent Try it Tuesday project over at Trends with Benefits, the Try it Tuesday pioneers! We went to Michael's and she picked out pink, purple, and blue Sharpies for this mug for her grandpa. They aren't the most manly ... Read More
Try it Tuesday – Painting Aida Cloth!
So I've decided to take part in a feature called Try it Tuesday. I first saw it on Knit Me a Cake, but she got the idea from Trends with Benefits. I love the idea of this feature because it gives me motivation to actually do some of the countless things I've pinned on Pinterest! ... Read More