Archive for the 'crafting' Category


Monday, October 28th, 2013

Thanks to the DIY section of Pinterest, I came across these painted Poe-worthy pumpkins and decided to recreate my own version for this pumpkin season. Last year, I went with the craft pumpkin route instead of real pumpkins–and instead of carving, stuck with painting. This way, you can preserve the time and effort you spend [...]

happy easter!

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

SPB 2013: paper vacation

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The Sketchbook Project: “It’s like a road trip, but with sketchbooks.” This initiative is just one of the light bulbs floating above the brilliant minds of Art House Co-Op and Brooklyn Art Library. Sign up, get a sketchbook, fill it up, send it back, see it off, share it with the world. And then be inspired [...]

a cotton anniversary

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Two years ago, I married my bff Joel. : ) For our first “paper” anniversary last year, I made this catalog of love, which kept a bit of the literary flair we threaded into our wedding. This year, I echoed this theme again, although I didn’t set out to intentionally. I just happened to come [...]

be my valentine

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

the sketchbook project

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

“It’s like a concert tour, but with sketchbooks.” Art House Co-Op & Brooklyn Art Library came up with an idea called The Sketchbook Project, in which thousands of blank sketchbooks are sent out to willing participants who fill those sketchbooks (under the umbrella of a chosen theme), and then send the sketchbook back out into [...]

crafting up christmas

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

our tree + mantle pretty presents hot chocolate bar ’tis the season to craft… heartfelt + handmade crafting sisters gift tags for someone special… remember american girl dolls? making matching accessories… mini slippers complete the surprise for a certain cute cousin… and a hat, scarf, & mittens set for another new american girl… made with [...]

a is for apple pie

Monday, November 28th, 2011

One of our storytimes at the library called for an apple pie prop… so I decided to make one out of felt, inspired by this etsy one. Keeping the pieces separate lets kiddos see the baking process from start to finish, or from pie pan to apple slice garnish. Goes great with these books and [...]

fantastic fox in felt

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Meet Fantastic Mr. Felt Fox, apparently a close cousin of Stupendous Mr. Squirrel. : )

nest love

Friday, September 16th, 2011