10 CHRISTMAS CRAFTS TO KEEP YOUR HOLIDAYS FESTIVE

10 CHRISTMAS CRAFTS TO KEEP YOUR HOLIDAYS FESTIVE

The holidays are here! Well, almost, but I’m the person who starts Christmas shopping by Labor Day. I love everything about the season: the traditions, the movies, the food, the weather, and of course, decorating. If you’re into Christmas crafts,...
Cloud Captain Knitted Hat (Free Pattern!)

Cloud Captain Knitted Hat (Free Pattern!)

This project began with Sarah & Duck. For those of you who don’t have kids, S&D is an adorable English cartoon that’s so fun to watch. The storylines are low-key (read: it’s QUIET) and the graphics are gorgeous. My son (Mister’s)...
DIY HOCUS POCUS CROSS-STITCH PATTERN

DIY HOCUS POCUS CROSS-STITCH PATTERN

Can we all agree that Hocus Pocus is the best Halloween movie of all time? The story, the 90’s nostalgia, the Divine Miss M? I was a wide-eyed 9-year-old when I saw it in the theater with my best friend. I was hooked, and watching it during Fall (and every other...
ONE-HOUR ROSE AND EUCALYPTUS WREATH

ONE-HOUR ROSE AND EUCALYPTUS WREATH

The first time I met Dave’s parents, I was more than a little impressed with Mary’s (mother-in-law’s) craftiness, particularly a wreath made from old wine corks that hung in her kitchen. I remember pointing it out and sheepishly asking how she did...
HOW TO MAKE A ONESIE QUILT

HOW TO MAKE A ONESIE QUILT

The business of May involved a special project for Mister. His fast-approaching first birthday made me want to give him something unique, something memorable, something that said, “Your Mom’s heart was exploding with love on your first birthday.” No pressure, right?...
HOW TO BUILD A $25 BARN DOOR BABY GATE

HOW TO BUILD A $25 BARN DOOR BABY GATE

**UPDATE: We’ve had this gate for nearly two years and it’s still going strong. I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and if you need help, visit my Etsy shop and I’ll create customized building plans for you! xo, Sarah** Mister’s first birthday is...