Tag Archives: handmade

Take a Risk

Several months ago, I decided to make a durable tote bag designed to carry all of our family’s water bottles. Each child has a Camelbak water bottle in their chosen color, but it is quite a chore to keep track … Continue reading






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Recycled Magazine Painting

I came across a great idea for recycling magazine pages several months ago. I pinned it, planning to try it eventually, and I finally got around to it a couple of weeks ago. I’m always hesitant to post creative projects, … Continue reading






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Screen Printing Fabric Yardage

Last year I started to experiment with screen printing on fabric. My first experiment was to practice the technique and find out if my equipment would be able to print fine lines. I used a stencil and this was the … Continue reading






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Handmade Stocking Stuffers

I love the idea of homemade Christmas gifts, and I am always looking for ideas that will be unique and useful (because—let’s face it—a lot of homemade gifts are not). I thought sharing some of my successful homemade gifts from … Continue reading






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