Next weekend in Wisconsin is an exciting one for a few reasons - it's the opening weekend of deer hunting, but for many ladies it means it's time for shopping! If shopping in the Fox Valley is on your agenda for next weekend, you'll want to mark your calendar for the 13th Annual Lourdes Academy … Continue reading Save the Date! Lourdes Academy Craft Show
Recently I came across a Facebook Ad about an event put on by Knitting Universe called Stitches Midwest in Schaumburg, IL. After briefly looking in to the event, I thought it sounded like a blast and I asked my crafting bestie, Hannah of Just Peachy Crafts, if she had anything going on that weekend. Thankfully, … Continue reading All About Our Trip to Stitches Midwest 2017
Have you been too intimidated to try knitting using double pointed knitting needles? Or maybe you've tried and just haven't had any luck? Knitting with double pointed needles really isn't as difficult as it looks! Watch this video to learn how to cast on and knit your first row using double pointed knitting needles! Helpful … Continue reading Casting on with Double Pointed Knitting Needles – Video Tutorial
JUST LISTED ON MY ETSY SHOP - This adorable, super chunky knit cowl! Sure, it's the beginning of summer but in Wisconsin we're always preparing for winter - right? Whether you pair it with a jacket or sport it with a sweater, my Chunky Knit Cowl, topped off with a button, will make look great … Continue reading Chunky Knit Cowl with Button – Listed on Etsy!
Since I have a few batches of soap under my belt, I wanted to take a stab at explaining the process a bit. Pictures are great for showing how beautiful the soap turns out, but to really explain the process and multiple steps that go into making a batch I thought I would create my … Continue reading Adventures in Soap Making Vlog
Do you want to win a bar of my handmade soap? Now's your chance! Last month I made by first batch of cold process soap, scented with Lemongrass, and I'd love to get some feedback on my first go at soapmaking! Is the soap too scented, too soft, too small, etc. So, I'm holding a … Continue reading Facebook Giveaway…Happening Now!
Last week my friend Hannah from Just Peachy wrote an awesome blog post, "5 Crochet Patterns for Beginners" which inspired me to write a similar post, but for knitting! If you're wanting to start knitting, I definitely encourage you to go for it! However, with so many pattern options available on Pinterest, Ravelry and other … Continue reading Knitting 101: Fun Patterns for Beginners
Easter is right around the corner! For as long as I can remember, coloring eggs has been one of my Easter traditions. As a kid, my mom would always get me the coolest egg coloring kits, and over the years I've found myself volunteering to color the eggs for my family and my husband's family. If … Continue reading DIY Marbled Shaving Cream Easter Eggs
There is still a bit of winter left in Wisconsin, which has had me seeking some new knitting patterns. Since I recently learned how to cable, I was specifically looking for some cabling patterns which led me to a super cute pattern for cable knit headbands! During this search I also found a fun pattern for … Continue reading New Headbands Available on My Etsy Shop!
There's a lot to love about the month of March - in Wisconsin the snow (usually!) starts melting and there is an end in sight for winter, it stays light out longer, green beer for St. Patrick's Day and the list goes on. But my favorite thing about March is that it's National Craft Month! I … Continue reading Get Crafting for National Craft Month!