DIY Kate Spade Inspired Gold Eggs

Ashley from Ash and Crafts shared this link showing how she decorated her Easter eggs in a gold Kate-Spade-inspired style. Since Easter is in just a few days I definitely had to share these! This is something everyone can do, … Read More...

Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating

Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating

An from Straight Grain shows how you can use an improv pleating technique to create a criss cross surface design.  She calls it The Belgian Waffle, and it’s beautiful on the bodice of a little … Read More...

Felt Flower Wreath for Summer

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sweet Pea1Paula of “Sweet Pea” has some very attractive project tutorials for us to make.  She crafted yellow and white flowers from scraps of felt leftover from crafting a wreath for a friend who cracked her favorite tennis racket.  Paula was … Read More...

52 Unique Easter Egg Fillers

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My son absolutely loves Easter egg hunts! And, since we live close to his extended family on both sides, he normally gets to hunt for eggs five or six times per year. To keep him from being totally overloaded on … Read More...

50+ DIY Projects Using Old Maps

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Who doesn’t love the look of an old map?  There are so many different styles and colors of a map, and the old blue and green coloring of the world globe is far from being the only option to use.  … Read More...

Colorful Chicks in Nests

Colorful Chicks in Nests
You can make these colorful chicks to give to the kids for Easter. or you can have the kids make them. They can be filled with Easter treats or small trinkets, and make great decorations for your dinner table. You … Read More...

Project: Window Card

Project: Window Card

Such a pretty surprise hides inside this unique card! You can find directions for this diagonal window card using a new die cut from Ellen Hudson over on her blog. Designer Kittie Caracciolo will show you step by step how … Read More...

Easter Garland Tutorial

Stephanie from DIY Made Simple shared this tutorial on her blog and I think it’s a really cute and simple decoration for Easter, and it’s perfect for making with the kids! Stephanie says: “If you’re looking for a cute and … Read More...

Free pattern: Beaver softie

Free pattern: Beaver softie Free pattern: Beaver softie

Joy from XOXO Grandma shares a free pattern for making an itty bitty beaver softie.  He is sooo cute!  He’s got big beaver teeth and a flat beaver tail. He’s small enough to fit in an small metal … Read More...