Autumn Jubilee!

Finally, it is almost October and we can really get into the Autumn season, my favorite!  It was wonderfully cool last night, down to the low 50s, and I got out my sweater this morning to go to the Asheville Quilt Guild's Quilt Show.  I have been working on a special event for the past …

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More Fun at the NC Mountain State Fair

More fun at the NC Mountain State Fair began with the crafting competitions. I worked so long on this set of crewel ornaments last fall, and was thrilled to find them hanging in the crafting competition area with a red second place ribbon. This was baby animals day, and we were lucky to get to …

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Fun at the Thrift Stores and Estate Sales

My rat fink buddy signed me up for notices of area estate sales, and with the extra time off I have right now, the temptation has been too great to resist. It didn't help that the longarm was out of commission for three weeks. Retail therapy is in order.  I have scored some great things …

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Celebrate International Craft Month! Tri-Fold Birthday Cards, Prizes and Blog Hop

March is International Craft Month, and I am kicking off this month's Celebration with a stamping project. Throughout the month will be more new ideas using lots of crafty things.  In conjunction with Quilt Shop Gal, a number of bloggers will be sharing crafting ideas this month, particularly today.  Read all the way to the …

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The Best of 2015 at From My Carolina Home

What would you say if you had to pick just 5 posts from this year as your best or favorites?  That is the task in order to link up a Best OF 2015 post for a challenge linky at Meadow Mist Designs.  This isn't going to be easy, as I blog about such a wide …

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National Button Day

It's National Button Day!  Believe it or not, another wacky holiday for us to celebrate.  So what can we do with some buttons in the craft room?  Here are a few ideas, some I have blogged about last year. The holidays are coming up, how about making some Cookie Cutter Ornaments with buttons. Use a …

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Grow Your Blog Event 2015

Hi, I'm so glad you stopped by!  Thank you for coming to see what my blog offers.  In a word, much!  But first, I want to thank Vicki at 2 Bags Full for hosting this blog hop party.  And I want to thank my regular readers for all their support over the past year.  I …

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Christmas Cookie Cutter Ornaments

My trusty glue gun was fired up once again to make some new ornaments for an upcoming exchange.  I made a bunch of these a few years back and thought it was time to revive the tradition. All you need are some cookie cutters and embellishments like buttons or crystals. You'll need a cookie cutter …

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Stamping Christmas Cards

Grey, overcast days are perfect for an old movie and some stamping fun.  It is getting close to time to mail out some Christmas cards, so I thought I'd better get busy. I needed to make a special card for a very special lady who is getting a surprise Kohl's gift card.  She keeps DH …

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