Star stitches! Crazy about a pair of twine crochet handbags that I made

Twine handbag crochet theresa yellow belt myfixituplife

A pretty hue of twine inspired a fun pair of crochet handbags. I discovered the star crochet stitch, and I fell hard. First, I made a bracelet with some brown twine leftover from another project. Then I spied this green twine at Lowe’s, and was immediately inspired to make a … see more

Make this fun spring wreath with twine and colorful crochet flowers

6 spring flower wreath after myfixituplife

I found myself in meditative happiness when making this fun spring wreath I have been raiding my craft supplies lately making new things. Part of the craft craze is that it’s spring, and a perfect time to sew, crochet, glue, and paint on our porch. Indeed, crafting al fresco is … see more

Need Valentine’s Day mailbox ideas? Make a Poké Ball … using a shoebox.

Pokemon Poké Ball Ball Valentine MyFixitUpLife shoe box after

I love fun Valentine’s Day mailbox ideas, especially when they’re easy + inexpensive like this Poké Ball.     While my third grader Jack’s class is making their Valentine’s Day mailboxes at school, his best friend had to make one at home. As I know Nate’s love of Pokémon, I volunteered to … see more

Leftover holiday greeting cards are now a little sparkling holiday village

The little holiday village is making me so super happy on our mantel MyFixitUpLife 2

Holiday greeting cards and envelopes can be recycled, but it’s more to fun to repurpose. It’s fun to make something out of something else, and I’m glad I had so many holiday greeting cards that had not yet made it into a recycling or compost bin. For this project, I wanted … see more