Tutorial: Stamped Clay Bowls

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Following along from the tutorial the other day for stamped napkin rings, here’s one from Emma of GatheringBeauty for pretty stamped trinket dishes. I am a sucker for little bowls. Outside of beads and canes, I make bowls the most. … Read More...

Freebie: Hot Air Balloon Template

Freebie: Hot Air Balloon Template

Up, Up and away! Hot air balloons are fun images for birthday or Bon Voyage cards. Stampington and Company has a free down loadable hot air balloon template that you can stamp on, stencil on or cover with pretty pattern papers and add to … Read More...

DIY Painted Kilim Rug Tutorial

Kilim RugKilim Rug is a flat tapestry-woven carpets or rugs produced from the Balkans to Pakistan. Kilims can be purely decorative or can function as prayer rugs. Recently kilims are popular floor-coverings in Western households.  Shaleah is a stay at home … Read More...

Crazy Cake/Wacky Cake

Crazy Cake Wacky Cake recipe
Cake that you can make in the same pan and doesn’t need eggs, milk or butter!

It is called crazy or wacky cake and was created during the depression when it was hard to afford or find ingredients. I love … Read More...

Money Saving Secrets To Home Renovation

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Remodeling a home can often be overwhelming and a little bit intimidating.  While the reason of doing the renovation is to have your space updated and beautified, your pocketbook may not look very pretty after the fact.  This post from … Read More...

Pineapple Necklace

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If you have been swept up in the Pineapple craze then you are going to love this necklace by the Crafted Sparrow. It’s simple in design but perfect for beginners to advanced crafters.  Consider making it true yellow colors or … Read More...

Dollar Store Soap Roses Revamp

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Who knew that dollar store soap petals could look so lovely? This rose ball is made using individual petals from a box of soap roses. These would look beautiful in a bathroom of a Wedding or other event. Though I … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy pleated knit skirt

Tutorial: Easy pleated knit skirt

Tutorial: Easy pleated knit skirt

Teresa from Dandelion Drift shows how to make a pleated knit skirt.  It’s an easy skirt to sew and you can make it to fit your measurements.  Because the fabric stretches, there’s no need for … Read More...

Stained Glass Leaves

Stained Glass Leaves
As the leaves on the trees outside your windows start to turn colors and fall to the ground, why not make some equally colorful leaves to hang in your windows?!? Follow the easy step-by-step directions shared by Jennifer on her … Read More...

Free Applique Template: The Quiet Fox

Foxes are one of the many trends right now. I must say, I think they’re just as cute as owls.

Cass from Cass Can Sew designed The Quiet Fox applique and recently made it available for free download to use … Read More...

Tutorial: Appliqued & piped throw pillow

Tutorial: Appliqued & piped throw pillow

Tutorial: Appliqued & piped throw pillow

Tia from Little Button Diaries shows how you can make an appliqued and piped throw pillow like this one.  You can applique any design you can dream up, though I think the little vintage … Read More...

Tutorial: String quilt block

StripStringQuiltBlock This is the start of a quilt says Leena of Creative Instincts. The singular block started as an 8 inch square piece of paper pencil-marked on the diagonal in varying widths. Next, she cut yardage in narrow strips and began sewing them down, one after … Read More...