Keeping The Playroom Organized

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The playroom has got to be one of the hardest rooms in the home to keep clean and organized.  While children don’t mean to intentionally leave it in complete disarray, it always seems to be left in an utter state … Read More...

Cure a Hangover With Cucumbers

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If you have been drinking too much and your feeling a little hung-over then this is the perfect pick me up. Grab some cucumber and throw it into a blender for a cucumber smoothie. A little too much effort? Read More...

Make Easy Pom Pom Spiders

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Finding festive, yet age-appropriate Halloween decor for a child’s celebration can be challenging. That’s why I love Tikkido’s tutorial for fuzzy pom pom spiders. They are made with black pom poms, wiggle eyes, and black pipe cleaners. You could make … Read More...

DIY Crepe Paper Mummies

DIY Crepe Paper Mummies
Check out this easy, Halloween craft for kids that is made with readily available supplies, like crepe paper and Styrofoam balls. Colorful wiggle eyes and fangs add a ton of personality to these adorable mummies. If you don’t have a … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric covered bead necklace

Tutorial: Fabric covered bead necklace Tutorial: Fabric covered bead necklace

Cintia from  My Poppet shows how you can make a necklace of fabric covered beads.  You won’t need any cord to make this necklace.  All of the beads are actually knotted inside a tube of fabric.  It’s … Read More...

Tutorial: Paper Casting with Stamps

Tutorial: Paper Casting with Stamps

Believe it or not these wonderful Holiday tags are made with toilet paper! Seriously :) Place pieces of toilet paper over your stamps (both clear and rubber stamps with work) dampen them, press out the water and you’ve made a pretty … Read More...

Tutorial: Color blocked cap sleeves

Tutorial: Color blocked cap sleeves Tutorial: Color blocked cap sleeves

An from Straight Grain shares a tutorial showing how she made the color blocked cap sleeves on a dress she made for her I [heart] Marcel Marlier series.  It looks like it would be a simple … Read More...

Colorful Skeleton Coffin Brownies

Colorful Skeleton Coffin Brownies
Brownies make everything better and are always a hit at parties. How about making some of these fun brownies shaped like coffins for your Halloween party. These would be fun for school parties, if they still have them.

Janine from … Read More...

Knit a Patch Full of Pumpkins

Knit a patch of pumpkins with these free patterns.Now that it’s October, fall is really here and pumpkins are popping up everywhere. So you might as well have one on your knitting needles too, right?

The good news is there are lots of really cute options for knit … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric feather crowns

Tutorial: Fabric feather crowns Tutorial: Fabric feather crowns

These fabric feather crowns by Monica from Marino Bambinos remind me of woodland fairies, like in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  They’re fanciful and colorful, but earthy at the same time.  She shares a tutorial showing … Read More...

Kindle Winner Announced

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Wow. What an overwhelming response to our Kindle Giveaway. Thank you everyone and all loyal newsletter subscribers. We had 852 entries!

We love each and everyone of you, even though we can only give the Kindle to one of you.… Read More...