For Dad…

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Need gift ideas? How about a custom hand painted sign? Wouldn’t this one just melt grandpa’s heart? Or how about this one for the superhero Dad?  I make these custom signs using your favorite photo(s) and can change the wording to fit your specific needs. At just $35* […]

MIY Mother’s Day Sign

Need a last minute gift idea for Mom?  Want it to be extra special and make it yourself (MIY)?  Have no idea where to start?  Look no further.  Here is the perfect gift for any mom, or grandma.  And the saying is so true… Thinking yeah, that’s nice but I can’t make that?!  Yes you […]

My new love…. WREATHS!

I started making wreaths about 6 months ago and I’m in love!  I can’t get enough.  Every time I go to a craft store… you know, to get just ONE thing, I end up coming home with multiple LARGE bags of beautiful silk flowers.  I love them all; from simple daisies and sunflowers to big […]

2016 Temperature Blanket

It’s a new year…time for a new project!  This year I’ll be joining several crocheters making a 2016 Temperature Blanket.  If you are a crafter and haven’t heard of this you’ll want to keep reading.  Seriously, this is a fun and easy project that will keep your crafty fingers happy every day of the year! […]

Royals win the World Series!

Okay, yes, I know I’m a little late with that announcement.  Everyone knows that the Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series. But it’s still very exciting news and Royals fans all over are still on cloud 9 after the excitement of winning. But here is a new announcement, especially exciting for my fellow […]

Mesothelioma Awareness Day

“You have 15 months to live.” Imagine hearing those words. Then imagine knowing that the reason you have such a short amount of time left on this earth is because of a cancer that should be easily avoided, yet the leading cause of it could be in your home, at your place of work, or […]

New Website!

I’m so excited to announce that the Feel Better Friends project has a new website! Please visit http://www.FBFdolls.org to find out more about the project and see what’s new! All the best, Shanon ~ founder of the Feel Better Friends project

And the winner is…

A big thanks to all the kids who entered the Shanonigans Toy Design contest! What a treat it was to see all the creative drawings and artwork that came in.  You all have some very talented kiddos out there!  So talented I had a VERY tough decision to make. Who would win?! I wanted the […]

Design Contest!

Recently we made it to over 1,000 ‘likes’ on facebook, woo-hoo!  Time to celebrate!  How about a contest?! Know a creative, imaginative kid who would like to receive their very own crocheted creature they designed? All you have to do is send in a high quality photo or scanned image of your child’s drawing, painting, […]

FBF Doll Pattern and Request

Yay! The Feel Better Friends crochet doll pattern is now available! For those of you who don’t know, Feel Better Friends are handmade dolls stuffed with love and well wishes. The idea started as a gift for a little girl battling cancer.  Due to chemo she had lost her hair and often times wore a […]