Floral Arrangements · Uncategorized

Book Full of Flowers

I was inspired by this post by Prunier (which also includes a nifty how-to diagram) to make these cute little arrangements! They were much easier than I thought, although I used artificial flowers in my arrangement. I work at Michaels and I have these out on our Mother’s Day display (along with some other fabulous pink things).… Continue reading Book Full of Flowers

Crafting and Hobbies · Uncategorized

Hand Painted Heraldry Glasses

Quite a few of my interests over the years have involved custom heraldry, from D&D characters and fictional families, to the SCA kingdoms, to history in general. Heraldic symbols have distinct meanings, and each family crest tells you something about a family’s history. In fictional settings, the Coat of Arms that a character or a… Continue reading Hand Painted Heraldry Glasses

Crafting and Hobbies · Thrifting and Upcycling

Upcycled Sweater Blanket (by someone who sucks at sewing)

I’ll openly admit it, I’m terrible with a sewing machine. Something between my poor measurements, lack of practice, impatience for pinning, and the pure intimidation I feel toward actually cutting fabric, somehow my projects just don’t turn out right! But I’m glad to say that, at least in the eyes of this novice, my sweater blanket turned out pretty cute. So for my layman’s tutorial, as well as a link to a much better tutorial, come check it out!