Bacon and Chives Cheese Ball

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Need a new recipe for entertaining? This is the one for your next party. This looks like the perfect appetizer for when you have the girls over for wine and book club. Dare I mention, Super Bowl Sunday? Sorry! Only … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrap leather heart keychains

Tutorial: Scrap leather heart keychains Tutorial: Scrap leather heart keychains

Colleen from Pretty Prudent shows a fun project you can make with leather (or faux leather) scraps.  She uses them to make these heart keychains, personalized with a message made with leather stamps.  If you don’t have any … Read More...

Tip: Using a Blender Pen

Tip: Using a Blender Pen

Alcohol ink markers, like Copics, can add great details, shading and depth to your stamped images. You can take that one step further by using a colorless blender pen to “remove” color and even more texture, especially to stamped critters, … Read More...

Good Morning Sunshine Sweet Rolls

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This would definitely bring a smile to your face on a dreary morning. We aren’t much of a breakfast family, but brunches and breakfast for dinner is something we do occasionally. This would be great end after a long hard … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY cropped sweater

diy-cropped-sweaterMaria from A Different Fashion came up with a good solution to a sweater tunic that had grown too short.  She made it super short, turning it into a crop sweater for layering.  Great fix!  She shares a tutorial telling … Read More...

DIY Freezer Potato Skins

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Here is an item for your Super Bowl party, that you can prepare ahead of time. Potato Skins that you could make this weekend or next weekend and just defrost and reheat for game day. You could also use this … Read More...

DIY – Swiss Army Leather Key Ring

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I wasn’t really sure where this tutorial should belong but due to the tools required I decided to share it here on the Jewelry Blog. I don’t often work with leather as it’s an expensive material but this tutorial doesn’t … Read More...

Yarn Cake

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This is the kinda cake a woman really wants, the one that last for weeks and doesn’t go to your hips. The little candle pattern can be found here.

How about you? would you love a cake like this? It … Read More...

Rowan’s rag coat + free printable

Rows Rag Coat

If you give a grandson scraps, what does he do? Mine, 5 yr old Rowan, made this rag coat. There are bits from many of my former projects here – pinks from a baby quilt, a selvage from a zipper purse, and a rocket ship … Read More...

Making Mini Magnetic Blocks

Making Mini Magnetic Blocks
Not only will this tutorial teach you how to make magnetic blocks, you will also learn how to color plain, wooden blocks. Nichole, from You Clever Monkey, got a nice surprise when she made these colorful blocks…  She went into … Read More...

Tutorial: Retro style sweetheart apron

Tutorial: Retro style sweetheart apron Tutorial: Retro style sweetheart apron

Stitch. Craft. Create. shares a tutorial for making this retro style sweetheart apron.  I have a couple of vintage 1950s aprons with a similar look.  It’s a half apron gathered on to a contrast waistband, … Read More...