My Complicated Relationship with Secret Santas Ahh, the Secret Santa. I have a very complicated history with the Secret Santa and gift exchanges. But, this year I stumbled upon the #CraftBlogClub on Twitter and decided to give their Secret Santa a chance. I’m not kidding when I say I have a complicated history with Secret Santas. It started way way (way way way) back in Elementary school. Back then the gift exchange was mandatory for everyone. You usually had a $5/$10 limit and had to buy for either a boy or a girl (determined by the teacher) My mother and I always picked a niceRead More →

I don’t know how to say this, but I have an addiction.  It started a couple weeks ago, innocently enough. A feather here. A dream catcher there. I was hooked on Macrame.  And, I want to get you hooked, too. That’s why I’m sharing a super easy Macrame Teether pattern.   If you are like me, when you first hear the word macrame, images of yellow owls and jute plant hangers with gaudy beads comes to mind. But, modern macrame is so much more.  Fiber artists and crafters have taken up this art and reinvented it.   Today’s macrame is simply beautiful.  And, it’s being used inRead More →