Category Archives: Craft Projects

Projects with Personality

I have always loved needlepointed items whenever I spied them in a store: belts, key fobs, pillows ~ you name it.  The combination of beautiful handicrafts and a dash of preppiness really speaks my language! My first needlepoint projects were … Continue reading

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Ready for Summer Fun

The pool is open and we are getting ready to head to the beach soon. The Cuties are really into inflatables lately: donuts, pizzas, lounges ~ you name it.  We even keep a giant alligator and a sea turtle big … Continue reading

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Gelt Napkin Rings

I like setting a pretty table. I like setting a pretty table for the holidays. I sometimes like setting a pretty table more than I like cooking the actual meal. And sometimes I don’t. It’s good to keep my family … Continue reading

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Monograms & Mountains

It’s almost Winter Vacation and we are off with The Cuties to New England for a week of fun: skiing, sledding, snowmobiling and more.  All that winter wonderland activity of course necessitates helmets and at the rate The Cuties have … Continue reading

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Hanukkah House

In my continued quest to find small holiday projects we can do in our temporary housing, I set The Cuties up with a gingerbread house this weekend. While I was thrilled to see this product for the first time ~ … Continue reading

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Oh Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!

I am so excited about my new Hanukkah wreath, I’m spinning in circles. You know, like a dreidel. Hardy har har. I first thought of this idea while we were living in Tokyo, but knew it would be cost-prohibitive to … Continue reading

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Bat Mitzvahpalooza

So for months I’ve been referencing Bat Mitzvah projects for Big Cutie that I wasn’t yet ready to share.  Well the big day has come and gone and was everything I imagined as a Mom and more.  We were blessed … Continue reading

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Because Sometimes Its Just Wrong

Last summer I made a lot of changes to our place here in Kiawah.  It’s a balancing act because while it’s our home for the summer while we are in America, we also rent it our when we are gone. … Continue reading

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Batik by Some Cute Artists

I love artwork by my kids. It’s seriously one of my favorite things. I love it simply because they made it. But I also love it as someone who enjoys the artistic process but struggles tremendously with the whole notion of this … Continue reading

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A New Pink Friend

As Little Cutie’s friend said when she walked in the door of our apartment today…  It’s very pink and red around here! The Cuties are pretty much up for decorating for every possible occasion so I’m happy to indulge when … Continue reading

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