Tag: Crafts


Hand-dyed Playsilks

Playsilks are just what they sound like. Big pieces of silk for play. They can be capes. Fort-building materials. Tents. Canopies. Costumes. Landmarks. Anything you can dream up for them, they can pretty much fulfill. “A staple of imaginary play,” says a website that sells them. They’re a staple of […]


Easy Easter Cards

Tuesday afternoon, in attempt to distract Emmett from his constant summiting of our dining room table, we decided to make some Easter cards. I don’t usually make cards for Easter, but I thought it would be fun to give them to his grandparents and great-aunt, who is hosting our Easter meal […]


Handmade Valentines

Valentine’s Day has never been my favorite holiday of them all. It seems, despite my best efforts to manage my expectations, I always experience some sort of romantic let down. It’s silly, really. The one day of the year when the romantic nature I do my best to keep to […]