I wanted to share one of my recent projects – a cross-stitch phone case I gave my mom for her B-day! I created it using the Neo Stitch Cross Stitch case for IPhone that I purchased from Purl Soho. I created the chevron pattern myself by finding center and moving outward.
I’ve been on a roll making granny squares lately and wanted to share some of my creations as well as some fabulous patterns I’ve found online!
Sunburst Granny Square
The Sunburst Granny Square pattern featured on SIBOL is not only beautiful but very versatile. With round [...]
My boyfriend and I took a mini-vacation this week and stayed at a delightful little place on St. Pete Beach called Postcard Inn. We were especially impressed by the retro, yet simple décor, and the surfer-chic rooms were spacious and comfortable. We’re currently planning another stay, and intend to visit the nearby Treasure [...]Continue Reading →
I just concluded my second week of teaching Photography camp this summer, and have been so inspired by my students that I decided to venture on my own photography mission. My sister is in Europe and posted some fabulous photos on her blog that she took at the Cambridge University Botanical [...]Continue Reading →
It’s been a while since my last post – I’ve been working tirelessly on inventory needed to launch my Etsy shop, such as baby blankets, shawls, hats, bags and home accessories. Not only have I put a lot of thought into which items I most enjoy making, but those that will also be most profitable. [...]Continue Reading →
I love scarves. In Florida they’re rarely necessary except for the sake of fashion, so I try to create lightweight, open-weave pieces that can be worn year-round. Here’s one I recently made that incorporates the fishnet/mesh style I’m into right now. (Pattern below)
Row 1: Ch 20 (or other multiple of 4)
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Presently I’m infatuated with the color turquoise, so when I finally decided to revamp this antique nightstand I opted for a distressed turquoise finish. I had purchased a turquoise stain, but because the table was already very distressed, I chose to use this paint technique instead.
Overall, I’m very happy [...]Continue Reading →