Category Archives: The Crafty Side of Stacey

Canning Season: Peaches and a Canning Craft…

Since our tree didn’t produce more than a dozen peaches this year we headed up to Brigham City for local peaches. We made a family trip of it and ate at Maddox. It was delicious, and nice to drive and … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Trip Part 3 of 5: Baby Shower for My Sister

My sister is having a baby boy (in October)!!!{Ginny and her husband Scott Tillery–a photo from maternity shots I took on the trip} —————— My aunt, Deb threw a baby shower for her at my aunt’s house. The theme was … Continue reading

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Painted Stick Project and House Problem Solving…

Here is the beginnings of my Painted Stick Project: {Tribal}{Neon}{Color block} I also painted a citrus colored one. It was greens, yellows, and oranges. It has been a fun project! I have about 5 more to do. Then to hang … Continue reading

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Fairy Garden…

This is probably one of my most exciting posts. Not because it is particularly amazing in and of itself. But, because I was super excited about the project. I love this kind of stuff… Building miniatures is SO fun. I … Continue reading

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What to do in Winter…

What do you do in the wintertime? 1. Befriend the household spiders: {the late “beebug” the brown spider} 2. Make cookies: 3. Have Interesting Baths: 4. Go to the park and feed the ducks (on 50 degree days): 5. Do … Continue reading

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M is for Monster Tooth Pillow & More…

Well, hello there.  Here’s what’s been shaking this week at the Abel residence: Mending Modeling & Meeting Deric’s good friend, Wes, from his mission in Texas, has come to visit for a couple weeks. He’s staying in our trailer and … Continue reading

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A Photography Project (“Professional” Photos of Wesley)…

I really wanted to have some photos done of Wesley while he was a tiny newborn. I had never gotten professional photos done since it just seemed too expensive. We did photos of River at Sears and it was over … Continue reading

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Seatbelt Pillows for Kiddos…

So, I had another Pinterest project I wanted to do. Since the girls are now in booster seats and it always makes me feel a little bit bad that their heads are bobbing all over the place when falling asleep … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Upcycled Wreath…

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and I had to do something to brighten up the white world we have been steeped in for the last month… This is as of this morning. It’s still coming down. The piles of snow … Continue reading

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Whole House Improvement Movement Projects 2 & 3…

Whole House Improvement Movement Project #2: Hanging art and making pillows This is a little corner of my craft/office room that has gone unloved for a while. It’s nice to have this chair when people sit with us and chat … Continue reading

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