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Art to Tee :: A Louis-designed tshirt!

Art to Tee :: A Louis-designed tshirt!

For the longest time, we couldn't get Louis to draw/color at home.  I don't know why, it just wasn't his forte.  I guess we could have pushed it more...but I felt like every time we were trying to get him to color, he would somehow find a way to make me do the work...

Sock Monkey Hat :: Free Crochet Pattern

Sock Monkey Hat :: Free Crochet Pattern

I have friends and family members having new babies and it's making me itch to get back into crocheting again.  And I might as well share my love of crocheted cute hats with you too, right? ***As always, you’re more than welcome to sell finished products from this...

Everything is Awesome :: Free Printable

Everything is Awesome :: Free Printable

Are you tired of me sharing my hand lettering projects yet?  I've been testing out different types of pens and markers, to see what suits me the best.  I haven't found "the one" yet but I'm getting closer.  Who knew there were so many out there?  Sheesh! Louis and...

West Virginia Day :: Free Printable!

If you're from West Virginia, you should be fully aware that today is West Virginia Day! Woohoo!  This beautiful, old broad is turning 152 years old today!We plan to be out and about all day long, enjoying everything that Wheeling has to offer us.  The...

Mickey Mouse Coffee Cozy :: Free Crochet Pattern

Mickey Mouse Coffee Cozy :: Free Crochet Pattern

I read somewhere that you should always bring a guest-post tutorial back to your own blog, after a certain amount of time, of course.  So I'm doing just that!  I did a guest post on Design By Nicolina's blog during her Disney week for this adorable Mickey...

We Are the Change :: Free Printable!

I've been making an effort to try and work on my hand lettering.  Scratch that...I was making an effort for a while and then I let it fall by the wayside.  But the other night, I was inspired to pick up my pencil again and sketch something...

Cinnamon Clove Coffee Cookies.

I wanted cookies the other day.  But I was too lazy to go to the store and buy ingredients to make something simple like chocolate chip cookies...so I decided I wanted to try something different.  With ingredients I was sure to have.Bingo, bango....

Baymax Inspired Hat | Free Crochet Pattern

Baymax Inspired Hat | Free Crochet Pattern

We were invite to a Big Hero 6 birthday party this past weekend.  And although we didn't get to go (because Louis was a sickie) I still couldn't resist making this adorable Baymax-inspired hat.  An all-white hat for a 5-year old is a dangerous thing, so I thought...

Granny Square Heart | Free Crochet Pattern

Granny Square Heart | Free Crochet Pattern

I haven't shared a crochet pattern in a while (read: forever) so I thought it was time to do so.  Plus, I've gotten a little bit of my crocheting mojo back recently and have been obsessed with making these crocheted granny hearts.  Mostly turning them into...

DIY Cross-Stitched Captain America Hoodie

The thing I really like about certain medias is that they can cross over into something else easily.  While browsing Pinterest a while back, I saw this awesome pattern for a beaded friendship bracelet that made a little Captain America dude.Lightning struck....

Sleepy Owl | Free Crochet Hat Pattern

Sleepy Owl | Free Crochet Hat Pattern

Hat season is coming, folks.  (Please don’t punch me in my face for saying that.)  But it’s true!  Fall is creeping in and winter is right around the corner.  And obviously all of those cute babies that are due any time now need cute headwear.  Am I right? And so I...

Captain America Plush Doll | Free Pattern!

Captain America Plush Doll | Free Pattern!

Meet the Captain.  He’s the heart and soul of the Avengers, Louis’ favorite superhero and now he’s a super cute plush doll that you can make for yourself.  He’s also the first of the Avenger’s plushies patterns that I’m going to be sharing! Want to make one for...

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