Apple Kuchen (Apple Cake)

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I love apple pie and would love to take it to a potluck, but one pie doesn’t seem to be enough for a crowd. This apple cake is a perfect dessert for a potluck or a brunch. It might even … Read More...

Tutorial: Sweet Heart Zip Pouch

Tutorial: Sweet Heart Zip Pouch Tutorial: Sweet Heart Zip Pouch

Melissa from Polkadot Chair shares a tutorial for making her Sweet Heart Zip Pouch.  It’s a cute little zippered pouch – perfect for holding nail polishes or pencils & pens or whatever else needs containing … Read More...

Tutorial: 10 minute pillow cover

Tutorial: 10 minute pillow cover Tutorial: 10 minute pillow cover

Revamping your throw pillows is a quick and easy way to freshen the look of a living space.  Kari from U Create shows how you can make a new pillow cover in  just 10 minutes.  The … Read More...

Project Notebook: <3 Pillow

Knit a pillow with the <3 symbolI have a new project over at Craft Bits that I wanted to share with you. It’s a fun one for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to bring a little love (and brightly colored yarn) to your home.… Read More...

How to make cupcake paper bows

cupcake paper bowsThese are so simple and sweet I can’t stand it!  They are perfect to top off all sorts of gifts and I bet they will be darling to use to dress up and accessorize Easter baskets, bunnies and even I … Read More...

Tutorial: Notch neckline with buttons

Tutorial: Notch neckline with buttons Tutorial: Notch neckline with buttons

Rachael from Imagine Gnats shows how you can create a notched neckline with buttons.  The flaps buttoned back create a shallow V in the center.  It’s a sharp look for a bodice or top.  It’s especially cool … Read More...

Easy Mardi Gras Party Food Recipes

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Laissez les bon temps rouler! Mardi gras is around the corner, and given its name, it’s all about the food! Though originally celebrated in Mobile, Alabama, New Orleans is now considered the hub of Mardi Gras activity. Many amazing southern … Read More...

Multi-Season Double Grapevine Wreath

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Transitioning our holiday home décor from the Christmas/Winter season into Spring can be a little tricky.  Especially when you live in an area where your late Winter feels like Spring one day and ice cold Winter the next.  This double … Read More...

Bread Clay Beads and Necklace

Bread Clay Beads and Necklace
Who says you need to buy beads to make colorful necklaces — it is fun and easy to make homemade beads. Who says you need to spend money on fancy clay to make your own clay beads? Melissa, from Mama … Read More...

Tutorial: Dressy sequin sash

Tutorial: Dressy sequin sashv Tutorial: Dressy sequin sash

Need a little something to add some sparkle to an outfit?  Or perhaps you’re looking for the perfect finishing touch to a wedding dress.  A sequin sash is what you need, and Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shows how … Read More...