Category Archives: Crafts

Handmade Heart(s)

I’ve been contemplating dividing my blog into two sides.  One for photography and travel and the other for crafty stuff.  One day I was imagining what I would name it and the first thing that popped into my mind was “Handmade Heart.”  It’s a perfect name to me… I have always had an obsession with...

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More fun chairs!!

Quick post of today’s project-in-progress.  We’re working our way through the rest of our free-cycled craft room chairs.  Here’s a before/after side-by-side (iPhone pic). I love that the backs of the chairs won’t all match (these don’t match the one we did the other day) but the cushions will tie them together throughout the room....

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I love this fabric… reupholstering a chair.

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Today I thought I’d share a recent project.  A simple chair update in my craft room.  Nothing earth shattering… but it makes me so happy because I LOVE this fabric. …and because I had never recovered a chair before. …and because we got our daughters using power tools. I love when we can get them...

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Handmade Holiday Traditions: Our Christmas Star

I haven’t posted in a long, long time!  It’s been over 2 months! I’ve been taking some time to figure out which direction to go… and well… I still don’t know. But with the holidays here I thought it would be nice to share some of our crafting and traditions because I am so grateful...

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Recycling Crayons…

So… this was a pinterest-inspired project that wasn’t nearly as fun as it looked on pinterest.  haha… That was mostly because of having to peel the crayons. Anyway… Last month a freecycle offer came through for a huge box of used crayons. I thought this might be a neat opportunity for a service project for...

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