What do you give the little ballerina who has it all? How about an overdose of girlie and cute in the form of a ballerina tote bag to carry her slippers and other ballet accouterments?
Instead of putting it in the garbage, where it belonged, we decided to re-use an old plastic part and fix the hair band.
I’ve always liked knitting and crocheting, which is amazing for someone with the patience of a two year old. The problem is that knitting is not exactly a Tropical-friendly craft, so I have moved on to other crafty things, even if once-in-a-while I dig up my needles and yarn.
Let me share my idea for a DIY fabric ceiling lamp. You can decorate any lamp using the same pattern.
Kids have no patience. The Search for the Perfect Twigs have been postponed due to all the rain that has fallen here as of lately, so Little Mango has been bugging me about the ornaments we made last week. In lieu of a tree, and wile I get something I like, I just made a banner….
One of the few things I miss from living in a large city is the ease with which I could buy my craft supplies. If I wanted to find fabric, notions, paper and such, I lived a 5-minute drive from the largest craft and notions stores in the city. Of course driving was so cumbersome…
We had a grand time making our own Handmade Felt Christmas Ornaments. This is how you can make some too.
The greatest thing about blogging is that it is a two-way street. I love your comments and suggestions, and sometimes you show me things I would not have thought of on my own, at least not without considerable gray cell death. I asked if you had any ideas on combining crochet and beads to make…
After I thought I was done with my jersey stash, I found some old jersey knits that I forgot I had. Yay! I’ll get to sew some more of the tops I usually wear here. That’s the kind of winter we have.
You can pin it on a blouse for a more formal look, you can dress up a bag, pin it on a hair band, or a wrist band. Let’s make this Easy and Fast Crochet Brooch.
When I started blogging a few months back I got an email from somebody who also lives in PuntaCana. She’s a jewelry designer, her name is Iliana Prado, and her work left me breathless.
I have to confess to having been a Grinch most of my life. It’s not that I hated Christmas, it was the consumerism, ridiculous decorations and never-ending carols. Especially the carols, they still drive me nuts. But as Little Mango grows older, I’ve learned to appreciate the spirit of togetherness and family that inspire people…