I’ve missed a few weeks of my Weekend Crafting Inspiration (sorry about that), but I’m hopefully making it up to you with this super easy, super fun craft idea! I found this tutorial for yarn wrapped bottles on Wedding Chicks. I decided it was a must-do because 1) the bottles are too cute, 2) I can always use a few more bud vases and 3) I go through a yarn-buying phase, where I think I have time to pick up knitting again, at least once a year. So…I have yarn coming out of my ears!
This past July, I celebrated my 39th birthday (I know, yikes!) and I decided to honor the last year of my thirties by starting a gratitude project that I had seen on Pinterest. This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while now; I just needed to create the time.
For the project, I’m using my Instagram account to take a picture of something I’m grateful for each day for an entire year. When I first saw the idea, I knew it would be a good way to force myself to take a step back and say thank you on a daily basis, since I truly believe that when you show gratitude for the abundance of greatness that’s already in your life, you just draw more of the same into your experiences. Plus I just like the idea of having a collection of pictures that represent all the things I love the most at the end of the year. Maybe I’ll do a book…
Ever have a project that starts off so easy and ends with a frustrated crafter about to go out of her mind? That was the last couple days for me! Earlier this week, I started playing with some fabric scraps I had lying around and was inspired to make fabric flowers. I found this tutorial from Lil Blue Boo for a fabric flower headband and stayed up far too late making just the flowers! (So much fun!)