Day at the Beach – Pale Girl Problems
My husband and I recently had a day off and decided to spend a day at the beach. Please understand, I do not "beach" with the comfort and ease of most. On the other hand, Tim's family spent their weekends frolicking at the beach until they had their own pool. Then every weekend was a pool party. He and his sisters morphed into little sun-bleached, berry-brown fish every summer.  While I will never be a suntanned beach bunny (thank you for the freckles and pallor, Irish ancestors), I will do my best to assimilate.…

Mirror Update – Shabby Chic Craft – Blame it on Target
This Mirror Update - Shabby Chic Craft came about when I bought some towels. Seriously, the domino effect in full force! Our half-bath needed new towels because the current ones were looking really sad. I found some gorgeous teal and coordinating gray hand-towels at Target. As will happen, it lead to a repainting of the bathroom and a facelift for the mirror.… (2 comments)

Boom Knit Shawl (Premier Yarns Sweet Roll)
The Boom Knit Shawl (knit with Premier Yarns Sweet Roll) is the perfect, small project for a Netflix binge. It is all garter stitch, so don't even *think* about purling. It is basically a two-row pattern and the shaping is just using a KFB (knit front and back) increase and a k2tog decrease. Easy peasy! This is a free pattern on Ravelry.… (2 comments)

This upcycled man's suit vest was such a fun project. I was inspired by the look of the vest and the challenge of feminizing it. When you are out treasure hunting at thrift stores and rummage sales, keep an eye out for old men's suits. You can get them for a steal and you can make some pretty cool apparel and accessories out of them. … (2 comments)