The past several weekends, I've woken up feeling sad. Not wanting to be idle, I decided to find an activity that I could lose myself in. Something meditative and soothing, but an activity that I could finish faster for instant gratification. Enter sewing. I've documented my sewing attempts on and off the past several years… Continue reading FO – Yoga Pants
Good morning! It's hard to believe it's already August 20th. The month is slipping through my fingers. Only 11 days left in the fiscal year and a little more than two months until my test. The past two weekends have been fun. On Saturday, we explored Bull Creek Park. It was beautiful. I definitely want… Continue reading Weekend Updates – Hiking, Magic (Cards) and Craftiness
As I was pinning a pattern and cutting fabric last weekend, I asked myself, how this would feel if I was the dressmaker for Meghan Markle's wedding gown? I find cutting fabric to be a daunting task, even for my small makes, so I can't imagine what it would feel like to be cutting fabric… Continue reading Still Scared of Sewing
I know promised a post about my finished Sailor Top from Fancy Tiger Crafts. I'm not sure if I'm any more blog-worthy than I was when I first completed this top, since I am running on about five hours of sleep and Fiancé is probably getting sick, which means I WILL PROBABLY GET SICK BY… Continue reading Project Complete! Fancy Tiger Sailor Top
HEY GUYS!!!! I'm back! My test is done! It was on Friday. It's a pretty intense experience - 8 hours of testing, 100 questions. It was open-book and you can bring in whatever references you want. It was pretty wild to see everyone wheeling around their carry-on bags full of books (myself included). I actually… Continue reading I’m Back!
Spring is finally here! Although it's been feeling like spring since February? But that's Texas weather for you. Today I was planting flowers I'd purchased three weeks ago tending to my garden and noticed a lovely Texas bluebonnet blooming. I have a brown thumb, so I wanted to capture this moment before it dies next… Continue reading First Day of Spring! Inspirations
"JENNY!" It's okay. Just sit down for a min- "CHRISTMAS IS IN TWO DAYS AND I DON'T HAVE A GIFT!" Deep breath. There you go. We got this. Welcome back to Part 2 of my series tailored especially for procrastinators like myself. In Part 1, we discussed the different books you can purchase for the… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part Two (Craft Kits)
Say what you will about procrastination and how it's something that we all need to ~rise above~, but it can be a really effective motivating tool. I mean, what? I never procrastinate, coworkers who accidentally stumbled across my blog. But let's be realistic here. If your week is anything like mine, you are struggling to… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)