Well, I blinked and April showed up already! I had a lovely Easter Sunday, it was the perfect way to end the month. I got lots of Easter goodies made, including baskets filled with soap, lip balm, jewelry and washcloths as well as greeting cards, and a springy new soap (Margarita Lime). I was able to participate in another flea market in March as well and had a lot of fun. I had a custom order that I had a lot of fun with as well. A friend of my mom’s needed an aviator hat to go with a costume for a party and I crocheted a very cute one for her. All in all, March was a great month…here’s a photo gallery of my new goodies from this month!
Well, March snuck up on me all of a sudden! February was a fun month, filled with Valentines and of course, the flea market. I had some pictures from my booth, but they’re not on either camera…so I don’t know what happened there. Anyway, I recently learned how to make knitted ruffle scarves so I’ll get a bunch of those made and ready to sell. March will be a busy month for me as both my kids have birthdays this month. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to do the March flea market or not due to my husband working and us only have one vehicle, but we’ll see how it goes. Anyway, just thought I’d drop in and give a little update. Happy Spring!!
I have a small selection of Valentine’s items available at the 2nd Time Around antique store in Shoshone, Idaho as well as The Hangout in Richfield. Here’s a picture of my items at The Hangout. I have some gift bags, cards, soaps and lip balms. I’ve also just finished some Valentine hair scrunchies, but I’m not sure what I’m going to do with them yet. I don’t have any pictures of them yet.
Well, here were are…2013! January is speeding along in a hurry. This month has been nice and relaxing compared to most other months, as I am taking a break from craft fairs and flea markets. I’ve been test knitting some of my sister’s original patterns, so I can correct any errors and get them all ready for her to start selling them. That has been fun and challenging! Here’s a pretty hat that I made from one of her patterns:
Now I’m preparing for Valentine’s Day and have a new batch of soap (in a scent called “Grandma’s Kitchen) that I have wrapped in pretty Valentine’s packaging, as well as some handmade Valentine’s cards that I will be selling. I will have some at The Hangout in Richfield, Idaho and some at the 2nd Time Around antique store in Shoshone, Idaho.
I’m so excited for Christmas this year! I hope that all of my fans have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year! I’m taking a short break from my business while I enjoy my family. My online shops are still open though. Anyway, enjoy the holiday and stay warm.
I’m very happy to announce that I’ve just published a book that has all of my newspaper articles on crafting! It’s only $10.00. Make sure to check it out here.
I’m hoping to have some of these available in my booth at the shows that I do. We’ll see how it goes. I’m really pleased with how the cover turned out. I didn’t give myself credit in the book, but I took this picture in my front yard. These scarves were all made by me as well.
I hope everyone has a great Christmas!
Here’s a really easy craft that ANYONE can make! Need a last minute gift? This is perfect. Take a stocking, could be one you’ve had around the house or one you buy at the store. Heck, you could even get really crafty and make the stocking yourself. Next, take that stocking and shove it full of poly-fil stuffing. Next, either machine sew or hand sew the top of the stocking together. You can either stop there or find some cute embellishments that you can sew or glue on. That’s it! All done, and it didn’t break the bank or take a lot of effort, but doesn’t it look awesome? Who will you give yours too? I’m thinking of giving mine to my mom. I spoil that lady.