Archive: Jan 2009

Embroidering Therapy Sacks!

A couple of weeks ago, Kim and I took upon ourselves a  colossal project for the teachers and staff at our local elementary school! The two of us are over teacher appreciation and I honestly can’t think of a more fun job to do for the PTA! Being former elementary school teachers ourselves, we knew how fun […]

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Embroidered Valentine Cards!

OK, I’ll be the first to admit…I am not a cardmaker. I have always sat in awe at the way some out there can take scraps of paper, ribbons, and other card-making tools to create a masterpiece. My sister-in-law is one such person. She has always amazed me as she so lovingly makes and sends […]

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Final Christmas Recap…Embroidered Chef Hats

Here is my final installment of reviewing some of my Christmas gift-giving ideas I did for the YCMT challenge! This post was originally made on December 14. Next week I have some fun Valentine ideas to share! Kitchen Set for Grandma Honey! I’ve been sewing up a storm the last couple of days! Here are […]

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Another Christmas Recap…Loaves of Bread

As I mentioned yesterday, I wanted to share with you a few projects I made when I was a part of the “Thrifty Under 50″ challenge at YCMT. Here was my blog post from December 23. Yes, just 2 days before Christmas, and as you can tell from this post, time was of the essence! […]

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Recap from some Christmas projects…

Though Christmas is now weeks behind us, I thought I’d share a few blog posts over the next few days that I had made on a blog I had created temporarily when I was part of the “Thrifty Under 50″ campaign that YCMT sponsored. Perhaps it will give you some insight into how I was […]

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Big Announcment: Earn POINTS at SWAK!

You shared…and we have listened! Many of you have loved the way the point system has worked over at www.YouCanMakeThis.com. You have favored the idea that for every purchase you make, you have been rewarded with points in your accounts. Those points add up quickly and result in free products. While bonus designs worked nicely at SWAK, […]

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What is your wish?

One year ago, Kim sent each of her employees this beautiful ornament for Christmas. The outside of this ball reads, “WISHES”. Oh, how I love this ornament. There was an inpirational note to go along with it that challenged us to think about what wishes we had for the new year, write them down and […]

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A New Year to Learn and Grow

Welcome 2009! What a year it has been! And don’t you just love the feeling of a brand-new start? I’m excited to tell you that 2009 has even more wonderful things in store at SWAK! A lot is happening behind the scenes to make it a place where you’ll want to come to time and […]

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