If I had to pick my top 3 favorite board games, I would probably choose checkers, Clue, and Settlers of Catan. Every year for Christmas, my family gets a new board game that we learn how to play over the holiday break. While not every game has been a hit, Catan quickly became one of… Read More DIY Catan Board Game Replacement Pieces
Hey peeps! I haven’t blogged in a while, so I thought I would share a personal project I completed within the last few months. Technically, it’s not my project; it was my sister’s project. But, she got stuck because she ran out of yarn. So, she asked me for some help, and we were able… Read More Easy Crochet Rectangle Cardigan
In my last blog post, I shared some projects I hoped to accomplish in the upcoming weeks. Since I was finishing up exams, I didn’t make much progress at first on these projects. Fortunately, I’m done with exams and on summer break! With the extra time, I’ve been able to do more crafting. I’ve crocheted… Read More Jewelry Dresser DIY
Hey peeps! I know I haven’t blogged in a while, but the school year is about to wrap up. So, hopefully that means more videos and blog posts! Anyways, yesterday was April 22. Most people think of it as just Earth Day, and the day seemed to just creep up on me. However, this day… Read More What’s So Special About April 22?
It’s officially 2018! In fact, we are now a full week in. Christmas has come and gone, the excitement of the new year has passed, and the reality that change isn’t as easy as making resolutions starts sinking in. One of my goals for 2018, as elaborated in the video below, is to blog more.… Read More New Year, New Me? | Sunday Scoop
Yes, November is here, and with it comes the bustle of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and all the holiday activities. For me, October ended with a bang. I had a blast trick-or-treating with friends, and we definitely scored in the free candy department. As you can see, my friends and I and I and I and I… Read More November is Here!
Pinterest is one of my favorite resources to find great crafting inspiration. Personally, I’ve found the site easy to use and a great way to save ideas. One of my favorite things has been using the site to store crochet patterns. I LOVE finding free crochet patterns online. A while back, whilst browsing “the Pin-ter-est”… Read More Cute Faux Mochila Crochet Bag
In last week’s Tutorial Tuesday, I share a method I recently discovered to clean shells! My parents came back from a beach trip with many beautiful cockle shells, angle wings, whelks, and some shells my family calls “belly button shells.” 🙂 I was in awe of the beautiful shells, but was piqued when my dad… Read More More Pretty Shells!
Here I experiment with my alpaca fiber! Let’s see how it goes! Hope you feel inspired! I’M SUPER EXCITED I CAN MAKE ALPACA YARN!!!!! Anyways, Happy Crafting! -Amanda
New yarn is one of the most exciting things to me. But recently, I started on an adventure to make my own yarn! Here’s how it started. On a family vacation a while back, we visited Mount Vernon to see the farm running. Of course, the workers were all in character, dressed in clothing appropriate for… Read More Contraband Alpaca: The Story Behind My Alpaca Fleece