Hand Made Gift Idea: Cross-Stitch People

Funny title...cross-stitch people...that is exactly what I'm sharing today. I'm not the creative genius behind this idea. If you don't love this idea, you can blame Martha.  I saw this in her magazine a couple of years ago and thought it would be so cute to make little cross-stitch versions of all my Mother-in-law's grandchildren as a gift for her. I know cross-stitch isn't everyone's thang, but this is really cute, right?  My sons and their cousins are all steps and stairs right now, so … [Read more...]

How to Make a Christmas Tree Card Holder

My mom has been looking high and low for a Christmas card holder.  It's been really hard to find them this year for some reason.  So, I decided to be a good little elf and make her one. Here's what I came up with:   Cute, huh?  What was that? You want me to show you how I did it? Okay! Not too difficult, you can probably look at it and figure it out. But I'll show you anyway. :) Here's what you'll need: For the body, I used these pieces of molding I found at … [Read more...]