Crochet Pattern: Simple Lace Isosceles Shawl or Scarf

I’m sharing a beginner-friendly crochet pattern today. (For all you crochet pros out there, this makes a good “tv project,” too.) The Simple Lace Isosceles Shawl or Scarf uses a very simple lace pattern to make the perfect cover up to protect against a breeze on a warm night. This project… View Post

Cricut Basics: Which Cutting Machine Should I Buy?

If you’ve been considering buying a cutting machine, you’re in the same position I was about a year ago. I spent a lot of time online reading reviews, so I thought the least I could do to help other crafters is to write my own comparison post. If you’re hoping… View Post

Crochet Pattern: Layered Button Cuff (with Tips for Organizing Your Button Collection)

After 10 years, I finally organized my grandmother’s button collection. In this post, I’ll share my organizing tips along with crafty product reviews and a free crochet pattern! With buttons now at the ready, I used a soft cotton yarn to make a fun accessory. Make it your own by… View Post

Cricut Explore Air Review

Back in April, I went to the Snap! Conference for creative bloggers and I had my first in-person experiences with electronic cutting machines. I had been peripherally aware of the existence of die cutting machines for years, but it wasn’t until Snap! that I discovered these machines had jumped into… View Post

Review: Udderly Smooth Hand Cream for Crafters

Back in April, I was re-introduced to Udderly Smooth at the Snap! conference. I first come across this brand of hand creams and lotions while visiting a yarn shop during a trip to the Philadelphia area in 2012. This post contains affiliate links. Though I did like using the original… View Post