Insta-crafter of the week…Jonah!

I just had to share this article on my new favorite crafter, and fellow Wisconsinite, Jonah Larson. He’s 11 years old and loves to crochet! https://www.npr.org/2019/02/05/691521551/wisconsin-boy-is-hooked-on-crocheting-and-giving-back?fbclid=IwAR2ul6R1K_-WF4VySPOlvRsqBF-GbCyVmo01QfhrkYXxs95SxIatm8S1erI And you can follow him on Instagram Considering that the kids in WI have had sooo many snow/cold weather days off of school, I have a good feeling that…

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Stay In, Stay Warm and Make Something

If you haven’t heard, much of the Midwest is trapped inside due to the effects of a polar vortex. Temperatures here in Wisconsin are in the double digit negatives – without windchill. Gang, that’s cold enough to turn boiling water into snow nearly instantly. Since Winter (the dog) shockingly has decided that -20ºF might be…

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Scrap Leather Envelope Wallet

Have a leather good that fell apart? Bought scraps online for another project? This is a great quick project that is fast and easy (but doesn’t look like it). Tools Needed: Leather Cutting surface Cutting tool (I’m using a rotary cutter here, but you could use an Exacto or similar blade) Rivets Leather Hole Punch…

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DIY Reed Diffuser

While cleaning I rediscovered a small bud vase I received from a friend (I believe it was from Crate and Barrel, but it was years ago, and a gift). Instead of getting rid of it, I decided to repurpose it. I wanted to start us with a project that was easy, healthy and anyone could…

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