Super Quick and Easy Christmas Ornaments to make with Kids!

An easy and fun Christmas ornament craft to do with kids. Every Christmas my kids and I gather to make some simple ornaments.  We give these as gifts to their grandparents, teachers and youth group leaders and they often make extra for their friends as well. There’s nothing better than a sweet handmade gift from […]

Bible Journal With Me Video: Hear the Word of God and Keep It

How to Bible Journal video tutorial Hello friends! Today I’m sharing a Bible Journal with Me Video. I’m journaling a favorite phrase from Luke 11:28: “Blessed are those who hear the word of god and keep it.” I find that often as I study the scriptures, a short phrase like this stands out to me.  […]

Hand Embroidery: How to do Split Stitch

Hello there! Today we’re continuing on in my series of hand embroidery stitch tutorials.  I’ll show you how to do Split Stitch in the video below. I use split stitch often in my embroidery pieces.  It’s a great way to get a nice smooth line, so I use it often for lettering, for outlines and […]

Watercolor with Me: Loose florals and linework

Floral Watercolor Tutorial.  Quick and simple watercolor video, large loose flowers with linework. Hello there! I’m excited to share another video with you today!  This is a quick, easy watercolor flower tutorial.  Watch as I paint some flowers with watercolors and then come back to add in ink details on top.   This is on of […]

Stash Busting Knit Blanket (with NO ENDS to weave in!)

Simple, easy beginner knitting project.  A colorful afghan made from all your stash yarn. This blanket is a fun, simple pattern to use up all your leftover yarn bits. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of yarn odd and ends hanging around. (Like, a lot)  They could be left over from different […]

I Heart You FREE Print

Valentine’s Day modern decor.  Simple and stylish printable wall art for your home. Hello there!  We celebrated my birthday yesterday.  It was simple and lovely.  Jason re-painted our tiny living room and we’re working on finding new furniture to replace the second-hand chair and loveseat we’ve owned for a decade (they were probably at least […]

Snowflakes Hand Embroidery Pattern (Free!)

Gorgeous monochromatic snowflake hand embroidery pattern.  Lovely stitching project to make during the cozy winter months. I’m so happy to share this month’s A Lively Hope Stitching Club pattern with you! This understated pattern comes together beautifully.  I love the monochromatic look of the two silver metallic threads.  It’s a perfect winter pattern. Icy and […]