This fall, I've decided to dedicate Friday blog posts to things I'm falling in love with, aka my current obsessions.I started knitting back in 2009, thanks to my friend Heather, who was patient enough to teach me enough to get myself in trouble with yarn. Over the course of the next year, I knitted several… Continue reading FALLing in Love Friday: Knitting
Well, so much for getting back in the blogging groove... I did, however, get back into a crafty groove in the last few months.I finally applied my beading skills to try my hand at jewelry making, crafting a Gator-themed bracelet for my SIL's birthday.It took several tries to get the clasp right, but it was… Continue reading No Idle Hands Here!
There are many things about my husband the average person doesn't know. Like how he makes the best grilled cheese sandwiches. Or how he converses with the cat when he doesn't think I'm listening. Or that he could totally win Craft Wars.Why do I think he could win Craft Wars? Not because he's the best… Continue reading Take-the-Cake Tuesday: Hubby Nails the Art of Faux Stained Glass
Welcome to a new weekly feature at Take a Second Glantz!Every Tuesday, I'll celebrate a few(ish) things that really take the cake.It's no secret that I have a lot of crafty comrades. Today's episode of TtC Tuesday celebrates some of their handiwork.Laurie made an awesome wreath to celebrate the Fourth of July. I'm not a… Continue reading Take-the-Cake Tuesday: Crafty Comrades
I've always considered myself to be a "traditional scrapbooker." Sure I've made picture frames and even a clock, but I tend to stay within the confines of my comfortable little box. As I was organizing my craft space this weekend and finding space to display a few projects, I realized that I've been stretching the walls… Continue reading Crafting outside the box
A few months ago I discovered this wonderfully horrible time-suck known as Pinterest. I found all these amazing recipes to try, projects to make, and words to live by. Pinning quickly took place of tweeting, and just as Twitter eventually made me feel guilty about all the books I wasn't reading or the manuscripts I… Continue reading Pinterest Show and Tell
Wordful Wednesday is sponsored by:Ever since I asked you guys about your expectations as a blog reader, I've been thinking about the reason I blog (more on that later), which led me to think about the reasons I do other things: write, scrapbook, list things on Etsy.This is the Etsy post.Growing up, I watched my… Continue reading WordFUL Wednesday: The Etsy Edition