Weekend DIY Girl

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Weekends on Wednesday: Geometric Yarn Art on Canvas

This Wednesday features a piece of art I created using a crochet technique. The  handcrafted art is approximately 18" x 22.5" and is mounted on a 16" x 20 " black canvas. The geometric design is crocheted then hand sewn onto the rectangular crocheted aqua background. The art was made with wool (100% acrylic) yarn and mounted with… Continue reading Weekends on Wednesday: Geometric Yarn Art on Canvas

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Crafting, Etsy Store

Weekends on Wednesday: A second chance at a great handmade scarf

"Weekends on Wednesday" will feature a blog project or handmade craft on sale in my Etsy shop each week. If you can't DIY, then buy! This week, I feature a handmade apparel item from earlier in the year: dark brown, multi-tonal scarf.  This is suitable for men and women, and is 100% cotton. It's a… Continue reading Weekends on Wednesday: A second chance at a great handmade scarf

Crafting, DIY, Home Improvement, Other Creative Projects

Look for “Weekend DIY Girl” on Fridays; My products on Etsy

Now that "Weekend DIY Girl" is back, you might have noticed that I'm posting only on Fridays. This is deliberate: 1) because it's the start of the weekend (duh), and 2) so you know when to expect my nuggets of goodness (in other words, to keep me on track so I won't leave you again). Starting next week, I… Continue reading Look for “Weekend DIY Girl” on Fridays; My products on Etsy

DIY, Home Improvement

DIY Custom Closet Shelf

Tools Needed: 1/2 Plywood sheet (This was a 2' x 4' sheet)--this is our shelf, 1" x 3" x 8' board (this is a furring strip board)--this will be cut into 3 pieces and act as cleats: pieces that will support the shelf, 1" x 2" x 8' board (this is also a furring strip)--this… Continue reading DIY Custom Closet Shelf

Other Creative Projects

Weekends on Wednesday: Katie Brown’s downsizing auction

Today's "Weekends on Wednesday" is a little different from the norm. (I'm already changing things up in only one week!) If you watch #CreateTV, you may have seen an episode or two of "The Katie Brown Workshop." She's one of my crafting inspirations, so of course, I follow her on Facebook. Yesterday, I saw a… Continue reading Weekends on Wednesday: Katie Brown’s downsizing auction

Crafting, Etsy Store

Weekends on Wednesday: Handmade Striped Cowl scarf

"Weekends on Wednesday" will feature a blog project or handmade craft on sale in my Etsy shop each week. If you can't DIY, then buy! This week, I feature my latest handmade apparel item: a teal and dark gray cowl neck scarf.  Suitable for men and women, the weave of the scarf is on trend… Continue reading Weekends on Wednesday: Handmade Striped Cowl scarf