Category: My projects

My Addiction

I have recently accumulated a new addiction.  Didn’t plan on it.  Didn’t expect it, but still  allowed myself to be subject to it. Your probably thinking ..Wow, what has this woman gotten herself into.  Like many others around the world, I love to craft.  I love to make things with my hands…. Whether it be […]

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Fun Project Night

Last weekend I visited my oldest son and grand-kids.  We decided to have a craft night.  Each of the older ones were given a mini canvas to work with.  We were to create something….. anything that we wanted, or came to mind.  We were given paints, brushes, Chalk, and colored pencils to complete our projects.  […]

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Crochet Backpack

I started a project that I thought was really cute.  A mini back pack to hold small items.  Could be a coin pack or anything really that gets lost in your purse, or in the car.  Here is my version of this project. Using different types of yarn will create different looking pieces.  This is […]

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Painted Feathers

I have been busy lately, painting feathers.  Thought I would take a moment and show you some results of some of them.  Such a fun way to spend some extra time on. I still need a lot of practice, but I do enjoy working with feathers as a canvas.  It is sometimes a challenge and […]

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Dino crafts

My grandson is and always has been in love with dinosaurs.  He is now 7 and I wanted to create with him some one of a kind room decorations.   I thought “how much more fun would it be that he helped create the decorations”, so I kept a look out for some cool things.  I […]

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My Snowboard (voodoo) doll

Hi everyone.  So I am a big time crafter.  I love making things with my hands.  I once saw a store that had these voodoo dolls and I fell in love with the concept, but I didn’t see any that I really liked, or that fit my style, so I created one of my own. […]

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Fair entries and results

Fair time Recently our 11 year old daughter wanted to enter a “Hot-tub mud pig cake” into the Alto fair in Wisconsin.  I am limited on my baking skills. Although I am creative, I had no idea how to make the pigs.  I did a little research and our journey started. Madison is in 4-H […]

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Remodeling

My husband and I decided that instead of building a house or buying a new one, that we would buy used and remodel.  We took a chance and bought a modular home with a build on garage and sun room. We repainted, textured, landscaped and now have a place to call home.  They say home […]

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My fun paintings

Fun things to do with things you find around your home. I found these feathers on one of our hikes in the Horicon Marsh. Using nature is a nice way to make gifts, or additions to your home decor. Its cheap, easy and fun.  It is also something you can do with your children. If […]

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Welcome to my blog

I love adding things I have around the house with things found in nature. I found a bird nest that had fallen out of the tree, added the flower and a metal dragonfly to make this cute decor for my sun room. The flower is from one of my plants so this decor will change […]

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