Posts tagged "Holiday"
Cylon Pumpkin

Cylon Pumpkin

This was a joint project with my husband for Halloween.
Spicy Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Spicy Pumpkin Seed Brittle

It’s fall and the holiday season is right around the corner which means I start to go into hyper drive with cooking and crafting. I was inspired to make this brittle from the Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle post on Craftzine. I have a brittle recipe I love though, so I add some spices and pumpkin...
Halloween Wreath

Halloween Wreath

I love fall. It is my favorite time of year and it is also the start of decorating for the holidays! No offense to Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day, but there is only so much decorating you can do for those. Halloween is coming and here is an easy way to get...
Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny

I recently finished another pattern from RetroMama┬ácalled Betsy and Basil that is perfect for my niece’s Easter basket tomorrow. It was really easy to put together and the instructions were very clear. You can easily whip it up in a couple of hours. Happy Easter everyone!
Felted Peeps

Felted Peeps

I originally saw felted Peeps in a Craftzine article and thought they were just too cute. I’m not a Peeps fan myself, in fact my husband wants to explode the ones I bought like another article in Make. The felted ones will survive though and are super easy to make. You will need: 2 ounces...
Cinnamon Dough Christmas Ornaments

Cinnamon Dough Christmas Ornaments

When we travel, we like to purchase Christmas ornaments that remind us of our many adventures. On a trip to Vermont several years ago, my husband and I bought two ornaments that smelled of cinnamon. When we were putting up the tree this year, I was surprised that these ornaments still smell wonderful after so...
Knitted Christmas Lights

Knitted Christmas Lights

Continuing my theme of a yarn holiday, I knitted some Christmas lights! The pattern is free and can be found at Kimberly Chapman’s Web site. I admit, I first got the idea for these from the Winter catalog from Knitpicks, but I didn’t want to spend $19.99 on a pattern booklet when I only wanted...
Yarn Wreath

Yarn Wreath

This Christmas, I wanted to incorporate my love of knitting and yarn into my decorations. For this wreath, I was inspired by a yarn wreath that has made the rounds on Craftzine and the Knitty blog created by Kristi of Life Through the Lens. To get started, you need a wire wreath frame, Styrofoam balls...