New This Week!

Jingle Bells … Halloween is safely out of the way – so now it is time to start thinking Christmas and the holiday season! (I just couldn’t bring myself to talk about Christmas before Halloween – sorry!) So – you planning on buying or making this season? So far, our survey says that most of you are planning on making at least part, if not most of your gifts this season – so are we – so stay tuned for crafty tips and nifty ideas. Some folks have to buy their hand-made stuff (!!!!) – but not us – we …

Crafty Wednesday

I’ve got a couple of awesome links for you today. If you’re crafting your holidays, you need to start right now! Dwyn found another awesome tutorial for making your own jewelry displays / organizers. I think it would make an awesome gift for someone along with a pair of handmade earrings.  Most of the components for the frames can be found at your local thrift store/dollar store. Check out this one, and more styles besides at the amazing Mr. Kate And for more holiday super crafty goodness…. Seriously! That’s a link to more than 100 talented crafter/blogger types who’ve each …

It’s November!

Wow, time really flies. If you’re planning on making your Christmas gifts this year, it’s time to get busy. And nothing gets your creative juices flowing like a class! We’ve got lots of them for you. Let’s start off with a beginner stitching class. Whip up a bunch of these for your tree – and some to friends as well! Netted Snowflakes with Pam Kearns. November 11th, 6 to 9pm! Making your own findings adds a certain quality to your work. Learn the basics with Rae in her Findings Please class. November 8th from 6pm to 9pm Lots more classes …