Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The state of things: baby gift or pregnancy reveal idea

Let's say you have two friends who conquered states lines to fall in love, and now they're making a baby. And, you're into the DIY gift thing. AND, their shower is just around the corner. My friend, I have a solution for you.

OR, let's say YOU conquered states lines and are looking for a way to reveal the results to family. Perhaps you want to mail them a unique little reveal gift. My friend, I have a solution for you, too! ;)

Here's how it came about:

Sunday, January 6, 2013

The Brooke Cowl

A good friend has been craving something warm and brown for winter. Sounds cozy to me. I finally got around to making it happen for her. Turns out, she'll have lots of options for how she wears this thing (and now I want one).

If you want to know how to make one--it takes about four White Collar shows, or one movie long to make. A two-hour craft for a 3-way style? works for me. Instructions below.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Peter Pan Collar Inspired Necklace

I love that book. Peter Pan, that is. I have yet to figure out what it has to do with the popular collar style. Except both rock. So... I decided to see what I could do with mixing a collar style with jewelry. I came up with two styles (so far), and I'll share my how to with you.