Freebie: Scarecrow

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Do scarecrows actually work? The crows around my house aren’t scared of anything-not even the dogs. I guess they are hardened city crows. While most scarecrows are put up to scare, this one is far too cute. He seems happy … Read More...

Freebie: Stardust Fairy

StardustFairyforwebDo you believe in fairies? They can be whimsical creatures or evil little monsters, depending on who you talk to and whether or not you upset them. DMC, along with Joan Elliott created this beautiful Stardust Fairy pattern that … Read More...

Freebie: Happy Fall!

3Who is ready for fall? Sweaters, falling leaves and of course, pumpkins! I love everything pumpkin. This adorable Fall cross stitch sampler is a freebie from the wonderful Snowflower Diaries. I just adore the crow with the flowers. Stitching this … Read More...

Tutorial: Dyeing Floss

cross stitchI have always wanted to dye my own floss but I was so scared that I would ruin my floss. No time like the present to concur my fear and jump right into the process. Believe it or not, it is … Read More...

Tutorial: Stitching with Lights

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Have you ever stitched with LED lights before? I have always wanted to try but the process seems a little overwhelming to me.  Sure, I can change a light bulb but adding lights to something I stitched? What if I … Read More...

Freebie: Unicorn Pattern

unicorn-counted-cross-stitch-pattern1Nothing ties a room together like a cross stitched unicorn. Don’t believe me, look around your room right now. Is it missing something? Chances are you probably said yes and what it is missing it that beautiful unicorn that you … Read More...

Freebie: Halloween Topiary

HalloweenTopiarySo I am a little obsessed with Halloween. Don’t judge.  I can’t help it, I love everything about it. The candy, the pumpkins, scary movies, dressing up. All of it is so much fun! I was very giddy this morning … Read More...

Freebie: Family

pic-they-are-your-familyI am a firm believer that family can come from anywhere. You don’t have to be related by blood to have family in your life. They are the people who stick by you when times are rough and the chips … Read More...

Inspiration: Game of Thrones

221331_04Jul14_MapDo you watch the show Game of Thrones? Have you read the books? So many people I know are obsessed with them.  RandomGenerated on Craftster.org created this amazing Game of Thrones Map of Westeros with House Sigils.  She has designs … Read More...

Freebie: Almost Fall

almost copiaFall is just around the corner and I couldn’t be happier. Summer and Fall are my favorite seasons. The air is crisp, you get to wear sweaters and don’t even get me started on foods flavored with pumpkin. While we … Read More...

Freebie: Elf BBQ

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Summer is coming to a close, Labor Day is just around the corner but there is still time for one last BBQ. These little elves have the right idea…have a little fun playing with their favorite pet while mom barbeques … Read More...

Freebie: Z is for Zombees

Z_is_for_ZombeesI know it is still August but I can’t help getting excited for fall and particularly Halloween. Halloween is HUGE at my house. We go crazy with decorations! I always try to add something new each year. I’m so glad … Read More...