Christmas Tree Skirt

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For the past few years we’ve been using a blanket as a tree skirt for the holidays. I wanted to up our game this year, and make a skirt that would complement our dining room, where we put our tree. Red would not do.

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Learning how to knit

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Over winter break (being a student is great sometimes…) I learned how to knit! I first tried to learn on my own about two years ago. I had a skein of yarn, two needles, and Youtube at my disposal, but that didn’t cut it. For this attempt, I enlisted the help of my sister-in-law, who has been knitting for a few years. Just before Christmas, she spent an evening teaching me. I was hooked within ten minutes, and by the end of the week I had a scarf. Continue reading

T-shirt Pillows

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At a certain point in everyone’s life, they reach their t-shirt quota. For me, this happened in college thanks to all of the free t-shirts given away at any and all events. I mostly wear those shirts to work out, but a few are special to me. With a few of these special shirts of my own and from my boyfriend, I decided to make some throw pillows.

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