yarn wrapped bottle art

Do you like to craft with recycled items?  I have huge collections of glass bottles in my storage because I never know what might come to mind.  And there is nothing better than free craft supplies!  These glass Snapple bottles got a whole new life with a bit of yarn and decoupage -  Yarn Wrapped […] Read the full article →

Love Tiffany lamps, but they are above your current budget?  Here is a great way to create your own Faux Tiffany Lamp, by revamping a thrift store lamp.  Create awesomeness using a faux stained glass method created with school glue and acrylic paint.  I used this method previously for my Faux Stained Glass Peacock.  While perusing […] Read the full article →

quilled starry night paper craft

The Sitcom specializes in unique, one-of-a-kind craft tutorials, and with hundreds of tutorials to choose from, sometimes it can be difficult to decide where to start.  Today, we are going to look at some unique paper crafts that you can only find on Suzy's Sitcom! Each of these projects take just pennies to make.  They range […] Read the full article →

I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Because the design is outlined with very little filled areas, redwork is quick and easy to complete. And it is the centerpiece for my new Free Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. This pattern series will be offered for free to all Subscribers to Suzy's Sitcom […] Read the full article →

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TeaProudly #CollectiveBias We are currently in Tucson for the winter and you would think the weather would be warm and balmy, but the desert is surprisingly cold.  Especially at night.  We have found that the best way to […] Read the full article →

Once winter sets in, I find myself wanting to sit quietly by the fire creating something warm and colorful with my crochet hook or knitting needles.  So, I'm always on the look out for cute free patterns to add to my stash.  I found 10 free knitting and crochet patterns that would love to share with you! […] Read the full article →

Last week, I introduced my new series called "Words to Live By".  It is a monthly series with a new free pattern each month featuring my little birds along with a meaningful word. This month, the word is LOVE, and I wanted to show you how to create your own beautiful love bird decorative painting. […] Read the full article →

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreMomentsWithExcedrin #CollectiveBias So why did we choose northern Arizona to live this past summer?  Well, there were several reasons.  At about 7000 feet above sea level, this area of the country does not get extreme heat in the […] Read the full article →

Top 12 Craft Ideas for 2016

I want to thank all of you for being so awesome this year.  It has been a year of change for me and my husband.  In April of 2015, we sold most everything we owned and hit the road in our RV as full time travelers.  This meant that we were very dependent on the […] Read the full article →

I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Redwork embroidery is a simple technique, worked in a single shade of thread.  Back in the 1800s when it was first popular, red was the only dye that was colorfast.  When dying processes improved, other colors came into use, but the look of redwork has always remained […] Read the full article →

I've completed two quilted wall hangings over the past several months, and I have a huge Fifty State quilt that I eventually would like to hang when it is complete.  Personally, I'm not a fan of sewing a sleeve into the back of the quilt and hanging it from a rod.  I feel that it […] Read the full article →

14 Fun & Free Crochet Patterns!

With winter upon us, there is lots of time to take up needlework crafts.  I'm a huge fan of knitting, crochet and quilting and I love nothing better than to find cute free patterns!  Over the next few weeks, I am going to feature lots of free patterns in all three categories. Let's start with […] Read the full article →

How about a sweet little wrapped ornament for your tree?  I love simple projects that take no time at all and result in something beautiful.  These ribbons you see are actually paper.  And such an easy project too! Each ornament took about 20 minutes to create and they make an unusual addition to your Christmas […] Read the full article →

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone #SmartWayToShareJoy #CollectiveBias We are in Southern Arizona this winter and we will be celebrating Christmas without my family around.  Just Dave, me and the dogs.  This galavanting around the country in our RV has a whole lot of […] Read the full article →

In a last minute rush trying to get everything ready for the holidays?  Do you need to put together a couple quick gifts for those co-workers, or friends that had slipped your mind?  Time flies when you are having fun, doesn't it? Here are a few easy to make gifts and ornaments to make for […] Read the full article →