Crafts & Creating


The Beautiful Things Series:
2015 Series:
Why Make Beautiful Things- My original post with seven reasons why making beautiful things matters
Granny's Closet- pictures of me wearing some of my Granny's vintage dresses
Love is the Beauty of the Soul- Guest post from Emily on hospitality, beauty, and home through the lens of being a military wife
Simple Beauty in a Picture- Guest post from Steph about the importance of printing and displaying family photos
God Cares About Skillful Design- Guest post from Kayla about the importance of good & thoughtful design in our work
The Beautiful Giveaway

2016 Series:
Granny's Closet- lovely vintage jewelry that belonged to my grandma
Open Heart, Open Home- Guest post from Shirley on being a hostess & hospitality
Old Things New- Guest post from Betsy on why and how she restores heirloom linens
Life is Beautiful, Dress Accordingly- Guest post from Danielle & Morgan about dressing with intention
Decorating for Holidays and Holy Days- Guest post from Bonnie about decorating her home for the seasons
The Beautiful Giveaway


Katie Makes- Quick posts on what I've been making.
Katie Makes [1]-tote bags, Emma silhouettes, metal stamping, chalk art, Scripture doodling, and book page wreaths
Katie Makes [2]- a giveaway, cards, bridal shower banner, welcome painting, metal stamping, maps with hand lettering, and a pleated-skirt-to-pillow tutorial

Thoughts on Crafting:
Busy Hands
Dos and Don'ts for Preserving Your Family Photos
Why Your Handwriting Matters
Your Handwriting Matters- ebook and supply list
Local Store Objects
  
Catholic Peg Dolls
Saint Peg Dolls, Church, and Mass Set
Nativity Set Peg Dolls
Passion and Resurrection Peg Doll Idea

Parties & Hostessing:
Baby Shower in Mint & Gold: decorations, games, and free printables
Gold Ruffle Banners

Broach Bouquet
Emily's Broach Bouquet: Read about how we made my sister a sentimental broach bouquet for her wedding.

Sewing:
Repurposed fabric small purse
Pillow Covers
Aprons
Vintage Tablecloth to Aprons

Cards/Scrapbooking:
2011 Christmas Cards
2013 Christmas Cards
2014 Christmas Cards
Journey Cards and Journal
Black and Gold Bird Cards

Crocheting/Knitting:
KidKnits
Winter Headbands (and here) (and here and here) (and here) (here too)
Perpetual Scarves  (and here and here) (and here)


Storage Solutions:
Craft storage in an old armoire


O Antiphon Book:
Pictures of an O Antiphon book I made to use for reflection during Advent:
O Wisdom
O Adonai
O Flower of Jesse's Stem
O Key of David
O Radiant Dawn
O King of All Nations
O Emmanuel
Joy!

1 comment:

  1. Good morning, Katie Anne! My name is Sr. Paschalina Marie, SMMC. I would deeply appreciate contacting you regarding ideas for notebooking for Sacramental Prep with second graders. I am thankful to God for the gifts that He has given you to share our Catholic Faith. My email is srpaschalinamarie (@) (gmail) (dot) (com). Thank you, and God bless you!

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