You're probably wondering WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED TO JENNIFER??? Well... I've been busy, REALLY busy, and elbow deep in dye. On a whim I tried something a little crazy and experimented with dying some yarn... I inadvertantly started created a new creative addiction for myself and I'M NOT MAD ABOUT … [Read more...]
National Teddy Bear Day!
Did you know that tomorrow is National Teddy Bear Day? I had no idea until last week, but this particular National Day has me all kinds of excited! Photo courtesy of Sandy A La Mode You see, I am a bear maker. I have a studio I often refer to as "The Patchery" its not the only thing I make in my … [Read more...]
101 Handmade Days: Book Page Wall Art
I love to Read. I do. I do. I do! I might have even made up little jingles and ditties about my love of reading as a kid! My mother could never really "punish" me by sending me to my room because I ALWAYS had at least one spare book tucked away just in case. I would lose my self in far off lands in … [Read more...]
Handmade Love: Valentines Edition
I've got nothing but Love for the loving-est day of the year, also know as Valentine's Day! This year hubby will be on the road, so we celebrated a little early... and by celebrate I mean, we watched a couple movies and held hands on the couch. We're big'ole romantics like that ;) In an ideal world … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – One Little Word
One of my favorite parts of starting a New Year, is pick a new word that I want to focus on... One Little Word if you will. I already shared my word for 2015, "Grace" with y'all, but today I wanted to share some awesome Handmade Goodies that will help you remember and keep your word. Full of … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – Cyber Monday Edition!
The past few monday's I've been featuring some of my favorite handmade shops that pare participating in the Storenvy Flash 30 Sale. Well today is the day! Its Cyber Monday and time to do some major online shopping! Here are a few of the things that I'm planning on scoring today! I need this … [Read more...]
Why You Should Buy Handmade
"This kind of thing makes me not want to buy handmade." Those were the words that came out of a blog friend of mine's mouth recently after she ordered from an online shop and after 6 weeks of waiting for the order to ship was downright frustrated. Can you blame her?! I can't. The order said it … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – #StorenvyFlash30 Favorites!
This weeks edition of Handmade Love is going to be a little different than normal :) If you follow my shop on Instagram or Facebook, you've probably seen me talking about the AWESOME #StorenvyFlash30 sale happening on Cyber Monday!! There are over 50 incredible Storenvy Shops participating and we're … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – Britteny’s Boutique
This weeks edition of Handmade Love is Britteny's Boutique and holy moley are ya'll in for a treat! Britteny is incredibly talented and I am sure you're going to love her crocheted goodies! Tells us about how you got started… I started teaching myself to crochet when I was pregnant for my … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – Wire Style
Its that time again! Time for a little Handmade Love!! This week we're checking out Wire Style and Nicole, the creative mind behind these fun pieces! Tells us about how you got started... I've been obsessed with jewelry since I was little and I have been searching for ways to make my own … [Read more...]
Handmade Love – Cherished
Hello Fellow Handmade Loving Friends! Its that time again :) I gotta tell you I'm loving this bi-weekly series! There nothing like discovering new, awesome shops and sharing them with you! This edition of Handmade Love is all about Alecia and her creative endeavors! Check out Cherished! Tell … [Read more...]
Handmade Love: AngelHearts Crafts
After making it through a Cah-Razy weekend at Antique Alley in Cleburne (more on that later this week) its nice to be home and back into our regular routine! And that means its time for another edition of Handmade Love! This week its all about AngelHearts Crafts and the creative mind behind the … [Read more...]