Project: Mixed Media Banner

Project: Mixed Media Banner

Do you need a banner for your blog? Don’t purchase one, make your own. The Crafty Individuals blog shares step by step photo directions from Coco for a large mixed media scene banner. She used a combination of stencils, paste, … Read More...

Tips: Landscape quilts

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Cathy at Patchworks that Praise combines piecing, applique and painterly skills to make beautiful landscape quilts. An author as well, check out her latest book, Lovely Landscape Quilts (Dec 2014, Fons and Porter). I found on her site a tip page where she shares some of her techniques. … Read More...

A coffee cup, you can eat

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KFC Britain, in what could be a brilliant marketing strategy, has come up with a coffee cup that you don’t need to throw into a rubbish bin once you have finished the coffee.

Instead, you can eat the cup.

To me, … Read More...

Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags

Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags

Jill from Creating My Way To Success shares a tutorial showing how you can make a zippered pencil pouch out of a pair of jeans.  The jeans back pocket gets repurposed as a pocket on the … Read More...

Homemade Shamrock Shakes

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For a limited time around this time of year, you can get a shamrock shake from McDonald’s. I’ve never had one, because I don’t like to have anything cold when it is cold out. So I always seem to miss … Read More...

DIY Mascara Shield

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This Mascara shield is easy to make using a plastic spoon and a little skill. The instructions for the mascara shield are in a foreign language but the images are self explanatory. I am pretty good when it comes to … Read More...

How to Make an Addition Machine

How to Make an Addition Machine
No magic is required to make one of these amazing addition machines. You simply need to take a stroll down the isles at your local home improvement or hardware store. That is what Laura, from Differentiation Station Creations, did when … Read More...

Inspiration Saturdays | Week 1

Saturday Inspirations - Week 1 Inspiration piece

Hello scrappers and crafters! Ready for a new series? Every Saturday I’ll be posting an inspiration piece, accompanied by a layout I made drawing inspiration from that image. I’ll be pulling these from a series I did on my personal … Read More...

Tutorial: Serger cover

Tutorial: Serger cover Tutorial: Serger cover

Your sewing machine may have a cover to protect it from the dust, but does your serger? Stephanie from Swoodson Says shares a tutorial for making a serger cover.  Her dimensions will make a cover for a Brother … Read More...

Pallet Housing that Survived a Cyclone

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A prototype Pallet home, that was originally designed as a glorious, cheap, and fast student accommodation, has survived a devastating Cyclone that recently hit parts of Australia.

The Pallet home project, called “The Shelter Project” was designed by three students … Read More...

Tutorial: Clothespin bag

Clothespin bag Tutorial

I have a thing for patchwork, so this is the perfect clothespin bag for me. Debbie of Sewing with Rascal not only made this, but she shared a tutorial/recipe for it at Moda Bake Shop. She explains her reason for choosing this particular project.… Read More...

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St Patrick's Day Recipes
We don’t do a lot for St. Patrick’s Day, but in case you do and looking for some new recipes, this page will help you for meal and dessert ideas. If you are looking for recipes with the color green, … Read More...