How to Make Wet Felted Easter Eggs

Two years ago, when I first started getting serious about this blog, I shared a tutorial on how to make Felted Easter Eggs from wool. Yikes! Did you see it?? The tutorial itself is pretty good and accurate but the photos?? Ick! Anyhoo, I decided to felt up some new Easter Eggs to show you […]

How to Dye Self Striping Yarn (without special tools)

Have you ever tried to dye self striping yarn? Ever notice that you need complicated (and expensive) tools like a warping board used with a loom? Well, I figured out a way to do it very inexpensively and without special tools. All you need is some over the door hangers! So, let me show you […]

13+ Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet

13+ (Mostly Free) Shawl Patterns for Knit & Crochet Spring is almost here again (Yay!) and with the warm days and cool nights, it’s the perfect time of year to ditch the heavy coat and grab a knit or crochet shawl. I don’t have the patience for long, drawn out projects so knitting a shawl […]

How to Crochet Denim Trivets – Free Pattern

Ever since I shared how to make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans, I’ve been getting requests for a project made with the denim yarn. Now, a more advanced crocheter than I am would probably come up with a cool denim purse or fabulous crochet vest but I’m just a beginner so you get trivets lol. […]

Pamper YOU with DIY Bath Bombs

Don’t you just love a nice, long soak in a hot bathtub at the end of a stressful day? Boy, I sure do! Give me a good book and a glass of wine and that’s where you’ll find me on any given evening. What’s even better is a hot bath with yummy, scented bath bombs! […]

15 Smart Home Organization & Storage Ideas

And, here we are again …. a whole new year to do the wonderful things you’ve always wanted to do. Why is it so much easier to envision a new life with the turn of the calendar? Why not start something new and exciting in May or September? People make all kinds of resolutions for […]

Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015

Another year gone by … Can you believe it?? I was curious about which of my projects you guys liked the best so I did some research. After looking at the stats on Google Analytics and Pinterest, I came up with FiberArtsy’s Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015. (This page contains affiliate links […]

18 DIY Gifts of Beauty

Give the Gift of Beauty! The Gift Giving season is upon us again. Christmas seems to roll around faster and faster every year, doesn’t it? Crazy how the time flies …. While I love Christmas shopping (sort of), I much prefer making gifts for my loved ones by hand. And I prefer receiving a present […]

16 Hat Patterns for Knit and Crochet

With the changing of the seasons (and cooler weather moving in), I’ve been on a roundup roll lately. I’ve found so many cool crochet and knitting patterns like Fun Fingerless Gloves and Quick One Skein Patterns. Oh, and you’ll love the Baby Booty & Sandal Roundup I shared a few months ago. Some super cute […]

14 Free Fingerless Glove Patterns

  Who loves Fingerless Gloves?? I do! What a great invention … gloves without fingers that interfere with your work. And their popularity is certainly not waning. There are countless of patterns available for knitting and crochet. I like that they are usually a pretty quick project which is great for the attention-challenged knitter in […]

A Mind is like a Parachute …

“A Mind is like a Parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” ~ Frank Zappa In this social media world, we know more about each other than we ever have before. If you’re on Facebook or Twitter, you pretty much know your friends’ political affiliation, movie preferences and even what they eat for dinner, […]