No, I am not expecting, nor is any of my three daughters, but I am preparing!
The weekend was busy as always! Those days are reserved for me to sit on the sofa, knit or crochet, make soap and watch YouTube videos on how to make handmade items! Yes, I love my crafty life!
The picture above is the newborn hat and blanket I made! I bought the yarn, on clearance, at AC Moore. I still have a large skein left and plan on making a baby sweater with it.
Of course I made soap! I used a pvc pipe to get a round shape and I let the fragrance do its work to discolor the soap to brown. The fragrance is Gingersnap.
This is Love Spell! Such a beautiful scent! I can’t wait to use it! It will be available in my Etsy shop in six weeks.
I loved the scent so much I made eyeball bath bombs with it! I will have these in my shop by tonight!
I have been putting up bookshelves in my craft room to have more hoarding space, I mean more space. It’s a nice sized room, but when you are a crafter, you need a warehouse!
Have a beautiful Tuesday! Melissa
While my daughter has this week off from work, we have been doing our favorite things, crafts! This is what I have been working on this week!
Above is a hanging wash cloth. I have given it a test run and like it as much as the waffle stitch cloth. Again, because of the cotton in it, it will shrink some if thrown in the dryer. I like to hang mine up or lay flat to dry.
This is a soap bag. You put your scraps of soap in it, pull the cord. It is a great gift for people who do not like to waste anything! (Myself included! )
This is yesterdays soap. Pumpkin and brown sugar! I can’t wait to cut it!
And last but not least, another waffle stitch wash cloth on my loom!
Today, I will be making more soap bags and Gingersnap soap.
If you like boring pics of soaps and crafts, I am on Instagram and Snapchat. Melissajplum!
Happy Thursday! Melissa
I love to loom knit! It is relaxing, gentle on my hands and wrists and is fun to do!! The problem is, with all crafts and hobbies, there are too many projects and not enough time! Haha!
There is a deep thrill about taking yarns, fabrics and other items and turning them into something beautiful and useful.
Above are photos of what I made yesterday. It was my first loom knit wash cloth. (I will be adding them to my Etsy shop next month.) I really had fun making this! So much fun that I decided to make some for Holiday gifts this year. (These will be perfect in my gift baskets! )
Are you into knitting or crochet? Do you have any patterns or ideas you’d like to share? If so, please leave a comment!