The pom pom garland from the Winter decorations bin didn’t quite make it up this year. Instead it’s been piled up on my buffet to be a pom pom forest. That’s cute too. It’s sorta making me batty because I’d envisioned this post holiday, sleek minimalist new year’s thing going on in my house after the Christmas bins went to the attic. But that never really works with Phoebe around. Things are only interesting to her if they are in … More
Some projects are difficult. Project Life is really hard for me. The one bazillion decisions involved… picking photos, placement, embellishment, journaling, etc. I can’t tackle it if anyone else is in the house, if I have any errands or interruptions, nothing. I need big empty chunks of time because it’s so challenging for me.
Painting peg people on the other hand, way too easy. Especially since I still haven’t cleaned them up from Christmas. They’re right here on the dining … More
Oscar was feeling left out so I made him this fellow. Then he went back to his video games.
And I made this gal inspired by this souvenir scarf I’ve hanging in my craft room.
Last year for Christmas I bought Phoebe the Klutz Clay Charms craft book/kit and she played with it all break. It was super fun to see her really get into a craft project. So this year I wanted something similarly crafty for under the tree. I think it was Amy (yep, here) who first linked to this Margaret Bloom book, Making Peg Dolls and made me wanty want it. It’s so good! Her projects are so cute. And I, … More
Sorry to report, Wee Wonderfuls has been taken over by the villians.… More
I’ve got Land of Nod files open today. I love these little drawings of the dolls. I have two projects to finish up for them this week and then the Christmas crafting will commence! Can’t wait! I need to get on pinterest and start collecting ideas. What cute things are out there today?
We put up our little artificial tree with the handmade ornaments this weekend. I was smart last year and organized the Christmas decorations so we could do it in phases this year. Next weekend we'll get our real tree or maybe I'll even wait one more week. Last year we had to take it down right after Christmas because it was so crunchy. It'd be nice to make it to the new year this time around.