Whenever my brother-and-sister-in-law host a Christmas party, it’s always a hoot. They go out of their way to make it interesting with games and competitions – for the little kids and big ones (aka the adults) alike. This year, my B-I-L and S-I-L introduced an ‘ugly Christmas socks contest’ to the festivities – a twist on ugly Christmas sweaters. How they ever came up with the idea I don’t know, but I’m always up to a fun challenge so was eager to get started. Continue reading
Category Archives: Crochet and Fibre Crafts
DIY Wine Bag – Wine Gift Bag
A DIY wine bag is always a welcome hostess gift to show up with something in hand or even at Christmas. In under an hour, you can easily make this last minute in a pinch!
We always seem to have more reusable shopping bags than we know what to do with. So why not upcycle them into a wine gift bag? With the holidays right around the corner, it’s handy to have a wine tote to carry some spirits to get into the spirit. Of course, it goes without saying that it could also carry a non-alcoholic drink instead; don’t forget about those designated drivers!
Reupholster an Office Chair
Happy New Year everyone! For my first post of 2017 I have a tutorial to show you how to reupholster an office chair. You may have seen the embarrassing state of my office (one hour project organizing the office). My office chair was no better shape. When the tear in the seat looked like it was trying to run right out of the office, I knew it was time for a makeover. I relocated it to my craft studio to give it the Cinderella treatment. Continue reading
Woven Plant Basket: a Thoughtful Gift!
Know someone who just celebrated milestone? What better way to congratulate them than with a hand woven plant basket? A gift that decorates any space with greenery has so many benefits. In a home office for instance, plants can increase creativity, improve productivity, reduce absenteeism, increase engagement with work, etc. I love indoor plants! Continue reading