“I am always doing that which I cannot do …

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it” ~Pablo Picasso Great plan, Mr. Picasso! Do you know people that never try anything new? Never do anything different? Probably because they are afraid of failure. How will it make me look if I screw this […]

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog

People ask me all the time ‘What do you do?’. Well, I do still work at an office day job, but my main job is this blog! Fiberartsy is where I get to share my love of felting, fibers, yarn and crafting. It’s the perfect creative outlet and so much fun! If you enjoy creating […]

Breathe. Let Go. And remind yourself ….

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey Simple to say, but so hard to do! Life always seems to boil down to staying in the moment, right? Pushing away all of the daily stresses and mindless crap we […]

Tricked out Crochet Hooks & Knitting Needles

Life’s too short to knit with ugly needles! Okay, maybe they’re not ugly, but nothing is safe around here from dyeing, coloring or decorating! I would not recommend doing this with expensive tools, but hey, why not pretty up those cheapy hooks and needles? I used plain, plastic crochet hooks and super cheap bamboo knitting […]

Negativity can’t thrive ….

Negativity can’t thrive, if you don’t feed it! Is it just me or does it seem like negativity is everywhere these days?? Even some seemingly positive messages are really just passive-aggressive negativity posing as empowerment. What’s up with that?? [wp_ad_camp_1] (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the […]

DIY: Eco Soap Basic Recipe

Special Guest Post by: Anna Aamone The art of making soap is a little bit difficult for novices. But once you understand well the process and the safety techniques, you can master the skill. Here I’m going to show you a basic soap recipe, which contains natural ingredients and is safe for your family. [wp_ad_camp_1] […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Boots and Sandals

My babies are all grown and almost out of the house – no grandbabies yet – but I’m collecting patterns for when that happens! Take a look at these super cute free crochet patterns for baby booties, slippers and sandals! A big Thank You to the talented ladies who came up with these fun baby […]

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas

Well, I’m not sure about your neck of the woods but we practically skipped Spring and jumped right from Winter to Summer! What the heck? I love my Springtime in the garden without fighting the mosquitos and deer flies. So, I guess we can skip the Spring decor and go straight for the Summer fun […]

Bleach Pen Fun! Decorate Fabric with Bleach

How to Decorate Fabric with Bleach. Have you accidentally spilled bleach on your shirt and just threw it away? Well, has it ever occurred to you to use bleach on purpose to decorate fabric? If that old pair of jeans you used to love could use some help then why not pretty it up the […]

Time you enjoy wasting …..

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ― Marthe Troly-Curtin Are you a bit of a workaholic? Do you have trouble relaxing when there is work to be done? Can you sit and read a book while there are dirty dishes in the sink? I’m not sure where this trait came from but this […]

21 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s almost Mother’s Day again. Have you found the perfect gift for your Mom? Well if not, don’t despair. I found 21 wonderful DIY Mother’s Day Gift ideas for you that you can make yourself and Mom will love! As a Mom myself, I can tell you that presents made with love by my girls […]

Change the Way You Look at Things

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change” ~ Wayne W. Dyer Absolutely one of my favorite quotes from Wayne Dyer! Study after study has shown that happiness has not much to do with your circumstances and everything to do with your attitude! The old … is the glass […]