Category Archives: Crafts

Space and New Frontiers

Happy Space Exploration Day! 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀🚀🌑 Okay, it is an unofficial holiday, but it is still fun to acknowledge nonetheless. And why today you may ask? Well, on this day in 1969 Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot … Continue reading

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Flat Diamond House

My first love is cross stitch, as I’m sure is pretty obvious. But, I do love to knit, crochet, and sew when I have some time. I also like to try lots of other weird little crafts and, of course, … Continue reading

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Matryoshka Keepsake Case Finish

I used to have a rule about the Creativ Festival: I needed to finish all the previous year’s classes before I could sign up for the next year’s classes. A few years back, that rule was forgotten as the number … Continue reading

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Creativ Festival Fall 2015 – Day 3

I’ve survived another day, but just barely. I had a full day of classes, from 9am all the way to 8pm, with just two one hour breaks. And there is still two more days to go. *dies* My first class … Continue reading

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Fall Creativ Festival 2015

It is that time of year again: Creativ Festival time! October is such a great month because the weather final cools down; there is Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing to eat; the Creativ Festival happens; and then Halloween rounds it all … Continue reading

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Stitch from Stash – August 2015

Oh dear… It is time for the Stitch from Stash check-in… Actually, I did okay with regards to cross stitch stash. Month: August 2015 Spent: $11.35 Earned: $0 (not tracking) I bought four skeins of floss that I needed to … Continue reading

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Great-Grandma’s Stash

A few months ago my aunt moved from her rather large house into a small apartment. She has been divesting herself of various family heirlooms which, being the oldest sister, had somehow found their way into her home. I was … Continue reading

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