DIY Custom-Printed Flannel Receiving Blanket

DIY Custom-Printed Flannel Receiving Blanket

Remember that incredibly soft, GOTS certified flannel we used for the Eco-Friendly Blanket project? Were you thinking: these blankets are great, but wouldn’t it be fun if I could also make one with a pattern on it? Me too! So

Knit Cozy Mukluk Slippers From Scrap Yarn

Knit Cozy Mukluk Slippers From Scrap Yarn

I’m on the road for a couple of weeks, so I thought I would share a project that’s good for traveling: knitted Mukluk slippers. They’re great for a cozy night on the sofa, and of course they make a great

What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

This week I want to talk about a complete crafting fail I had trying to stencil-paint a mug. My hope in sharing this is that you can avoid some of the same pitfalls. Stencil-painting a mug seems easy enough to

DIY Pocket Hand Warmers: A Quick Handmade Gift

DIY Pocket Hand Warmers: A Quick Handmade Gift

Are you looking at your list of gifts to make for the holidays and realizing there is no way to get it all done? This seems to happen to me ever year, no matter how early I start. There’s no

How To Make Zero-Waste Felted Soap For Home Or Travel

How To Make Zero-Waste Felted Soap For Home Or Travel

This week I want to share a fun little zero-waste project that’s great both at home and on the road: felted soap. The wool is naturally exfoliating, and when you travel felted soap is less messy than a bar of

How To Make A No-Sew Triangular Fabric Scarf

How To Make A No-Sew Triangular Fabric Scarf

A triangular fabric scarf is undoubtedly my favorite warmer weather accessory. It can be anything from a cute scarf, to a shawl (when the air conditioning is too high), to a makeshift picnic blanket. Making your own is simple, and