Now that my busy season is over it's time to start preparing for the coming busy season. It'll be here before we know it! My friend Dana at BlueDaffodilCrafts has set a goal to make 50 things this year and I thought it would be fun to join her, but seeing as I'm already more … Continue reading 218 Creations in 2018 Challenge
As you can see, I have been quite busy working on Halloween & Christmas orders and filling my Etsy shop. I’m working at my regular job More this year than I was last year, and it has decreased my work time for my shop. So has having a toddler in the house! But I am working … Continue reading The Busy Season Is Here!
Recently I was talking with a friend who said she was intimidated by someone's artistic abilities. I get it. Been there, done that, have the t-shirt. Actually, I don't have the t-shirt but there should be one if there isn't already. But artist envy is something I believe all creatives deal with. The fact of … Continue reading Artist Envy: What It Is And How To Deal With It
I have a new fox hat pattern to share with you!! Yay!! It's such an adorable pattern for Fall. Does anyone else LOVE the fox decor that has popped up for Fall in the last few years? I love it! It's my favorite!! SOME FOXINESS FOR YOU... Before I get to the pattern, I … Continue reading Cutesy Fox Hat — FREE Crochet Pattern
Instagram and other social media platforms have been out for a little while now, but I still feel like a total newbie. I have learned a TON in a relatively short amount of time, but I feel there's still so much to learn. I think I have dabbled in most of them - Instagram, Twitter, … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Instagram Is My FAVORITE Social Media Platform
Fall is by far my favorite season of the year! I love Fall decorating and the pumpkins!! Helloooooo pumpkin spice!! Yes, I'm THAT girl. I'm overjoyed when pumpkin spice lattes make their debut. As I write this I'm drinking coffee with pumpkin spice creamer. Yum!! In the spirit of Fall, today I'm sharing with you … Continue reading Plushie Pumpkin – FREE Crochet Pattern!
**This post contains affiliate links** How can crocheters help the thousands who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey? The Prickly Pear Cactus is the state plant of Texas, and so I have designed a Prickly Pear Cactus Keychain for sale in my Ravelry Store. This cactus is highly adaptive and can grow in a variety … Continue reading Crocheters, Here’s How You Can Help Texas After Hurricane Harvey!
Character Throwbacks have arrived!! My newest project is here! The inter-webs have been searched for characters in the public domain due to their age or no copyright renewal. First of all, there are some goofy characters out there... This is the first installment, or issue, of Character Throwbacks, and I will be creating … Continue reading Character Throwbacks Issue 1: Atomic Rabbit
In April 2013 I was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). But I didn't know then what it was they were diagnosing me with. Several years before... I began seeing an Occupational Therapist in 2004, due to numbness in my hands. The OT believed I had carpal tunnel from my time in college while getting … Continue reading Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in the Artist & Crafter
I have been a busy gal this week! My focus has been on my Instagram account, but also on my Facebook page and, of course, my blog. I've also been taking some risks and working on a few new patterns and designs for my Etsy shop and Ravelry, as well as working on my Etsy … Continue reading Risks Needed To Grow Your Business