Get ready, cause here I come!

Well, January is more than half way through and the crazy holiday season is long over, yet my projects and commitments continue to grow.

But hang on to your hat, I am determined to make my blog a higher priority this year.  I usually do not post my goals for the year, but I am taking a step of faith, and being transparent. Continue reading

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Country Cornbread

To all southerners, cornbread is a dietary staple.  While the box of Jiffy Cornbread does work, it tends to be very sweet. For the same amount of work, you can create your own country style cornbread.

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One Sad Puppy Dog

I recently had the opportunity to test knit another pattern for Stana Sorter – A dog bookmark!!!

My puppy is a little sad because he has been squished inside a book a little too long.

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Two days till Christmas…

Here it is two days till Christmas and the knitting is not done.

If only my dog was as talented as Garfield, I would have nothing to worry about.
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Woven Paper Christmas Tree

With it being so close to Christmas, I wanted to make our last Tenderheart AHG meeting of 2018 fun.  My girls love all things crafty. In January we will begin working on the Textile Arts merit badge.  I found this idea on Pinterest and “borrowed” it as a way to introduce weaving to the girls.
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Teddy Bear SWAPS

 

This year in addition to making all of my SWAPS, the camp director asked me to make some for her.  I agreed to make them, as long as they were easy SWAPS.  I knew I would not have time to crochet 200 Texas stars, sew tacos, or paint light sabers.

Just for her, I re-designed my Sock Monkey SWAP from a few years back.  I began with plastic teddy bear cupcake picks I found at the local dollar store.  Using a pair of scissors I was able to remove the pick and save the adorable teddy bear. The bears fit nicely into the 1.5×3 inch bags that she provided me.

If you would like to make some of these for your own use, here is the downloadable pdf SWAP tag…

Teddy Bear SWAP Tag

Happy SWAPPING

 

 

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Snowman Paintbrush Ornament

This year for our AHG troop ornament exchange I created paint brush snowmen. These charming snowmen were a huge hit.  And no one knew how easy and affordable they were to make.   Continue reading

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