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Monica Lobenstein (AcornOakForest)

Joined 4 years ago from Western Wisconsin

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  • 25 Creative Projects Using I-Cord

    25 Creative Projects Using I-Cord

    13 days ago

    Knitting I-cord is so relaxing that you may find yourself with yards of it. Here are fun and useful things you can make with it.

  • Yunnan Baiyao for Dogs

    Yunnan Baiyao for Dogs

    4 years ago

    A little-known Eastern medicine, called yunnan baiyao, may be the answer for a dog with cancer or some other ailment. Read on to learn more about my experience using yunnan biayao to help my dog.

  • 10 Homemade Knitting Nancys

    10 Homemade Knitting Nancys

    3 years ago

    They are called french knitters, knitting nancys, spool knitters and other names. The best part is they can be made at any time from items around the house. Here are 10 patterns to inspire you.

  • Tutorial: Spool-Knitted Infinity Scarf

    Tutorial: Spool-Knitted Infinity Scarf

    18 months ago

    Make your own beautiful, layered infinity scarf with your choice of three ways to finish it. Warm and comfortable, this is an easy project that only takes a few hours to complete. Just keep knitting.

  • Tutorial: Personalized Pop-Up Scrapbook with Origami Folds

    Tutorial: Personalized Pop-Up Scrapbook with Origami Folds

    3 years ago

    This handmade scrapbook starts as a small square, and simple origami folds allow it to pop out with more space for memories, captions, and more. Check out this tutorial for a personalized scrapbook.

  • Peyote Stitch Patterns & Ideas

    Peyote Stitch Patterns & Ideas

    3 years ago

    Peyote stitch is a simple, fun style of beading and after learning the basic stitch, the sky's the limit. Check out the 20+ tutorials below and start playing with patterns, stitch combos and more.

  • 101 Recycled Necktie Craft Projects You Have to Try (Part 1 - Bag It!)

    101 Recycled Necktie Craft Projects You Have to Try (Part 1 - Bag It!)

    4 years ago

    Bags, bags, and more bags! Gotta love them! Big or small, there are never enough. This page is dedicated to bags made of neckties. At the bottom, keep clicking for more, all 101 necktie projects

  • How to Make Cherry Bounce

    How to Make Cherry Bounce

    15 months ago

    Cherry bounce is a delicious adult beverage using tart cherries. The concoction gives two delicious options for enjoying the flavor - the brandy-infused cherries and the cherry-infused brandy.

  • Apologies from a Bullying Bystander

    Apologies from a Bullying Bystander

    15 months ago

    Unfortunately, being the bystander is the norm. I wish I had been an ally instead. In invite you to read my bystander stories and use the activity linked at the end to teach children how to be allies.

  • Creative Ways to Recycle Holiday Greeting Cards

    Creative Ways to Recycle Holiday Greeting Cards

    15 months ago

    Years ago, I made my mother-in-law a framed counted cross-stitch of a Russian Santa Claus. It turned out quite nicely, and I was proud of it. However, I was still pretty surprised when she kept it out year round. To this day, month after month, it...

  • DIY River Stone Necklace for Amateur Rockhounds

    DIY River Stone Necklace for Amateur Rockhounds

    4 years ago

    We don't have to live in one of the states where rockhounding is epic to create beautiful jewelry from the stones we find. Wrap a stone in cord using this tutorial and wear those memories for life!


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