Category Archives: Craft Junkie

2022: W… A to Z April Challenge: Time Traveling… Witchie Mrs. Butterworth

YooHoo… I’m super excited to be back with everyone in the “7th” April A to Z Challenge… and my theme is “Time-Traveling” through my blog – “Everyone Has a Family Story to Tell“. If you have stumbled upon this post … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: (2021) Christmas Ornaments… and more

My Snowbuddies! Every Christmas I make a new ornament or two… it usually has been my hand-sewn felt ornaments, but lately I’ve discovered knitted small dolls that pulled me in; last year was the 2020 knitted Nurse Mates, complete with … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: The 2021 Christmas Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar bags I made for Florida granddaughters this year… 24 brown paper packages of “Love“! My Advent “paper bag” creation came from the idea of Kate at The Homely House… and in discovering it so late in my travel … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Crafting with the Florida Granddaughters at Thanksgiving

Ana displayed the gingerbread house in her craft room… Santa looming high above (to the right) is a Santa I painted many years ago. Crafting is always a “Big” thing when visiting the granddaughters in Florida… especially with Ana! Just … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Magnus the Mouse

Magnus hanging out with Nancy Drew! Often I feel like Alice in Wonderland… as I fall down the crafting rabbit hole. It’s so hard to see something… and just say “oh that’s pretty” and move on. Nope not me… I’m … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Finishing up my WIP’s

Anyone who crafts… knits… and has a hoard stash of supplies… knows that you’ll have several WIP’s (work in progress) laying around. How many times have you searched for certain yarn… or a knitting needle called for in the knitting … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: EPP Scottie Dogs

Easter “EPP” Scottie dogs If you’ve never heard of EPP… don’t feel bad, as I had to google it myself when I first heard it mentioned. EPP stands for English Paper Piecing and it’s used in hand sewing with paper … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Sweater Pumpkins

Who knew Pumpkins grew from sweaters? Last year my daughter sent me a photo of pumpkins she saw that were made from sweaters… she knew it would “sucker” me in… to create them. She was right! So off to youtube … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: 2020… Mini Knitted Dolls

My Mini’s All waiting to be finished and head to their homes! Last year one of my blog followers posted a photo to me of these mini dolls… they looked like nurses wearing masks… and called Nurse Mates. I thought … Continue reading

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Craft Junkie: Quilted Christmas Balls

Let’s make Quilted Christmas Balls While visiting friends in Georgia a few years ago, I admired a basket of quilted Christmas balls in her living room… and was offered one. I was thrilled! She said that she always keeps a … Continue reading

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