Project: Woodland Deer Holiday Card

Project: Woodland Deer Holiday Card

How sweet is this deer card? I love using a woodland theme for winter and holiday cards. This card has lots of great stamping techniques like heat embossing, coloring with alcohol ink markers, using a glitter pen, die cutting and more. … Read More...

DIY Easy and Fast Thanksgiving Decoration

Stephanie from DIY Made Simple shared the tutorial for this super affordable and easy chalk board place settings for Thanksgiving (or any time of year!) on her blog. This is a fresh take on the classic chalkboard craft. I love … Read More...

2015 Wedding Gown Trends

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A bride will hardly ever feel more beautiful than on her wedding day, and one of the reasons for that is the beautiful dress that she wears.  This post from Bridal Guide helps upcoming brides to know exactly what the … Read More...

Tutorial: Table runner trivet

Tutorial: Table runner trivet Tutorial: Table runner trivet

Big family meals like Thanksgiving Ren from  The Inspired Wren shares a tutorial showing how to make her Table Running Trivet.  It’s a table runner that’s also a trivet.  It’s a more efficient use of tabletop … Read More...

Tutorial | Kraft Paper Ornament

 

Even though this video tutorial is in Swedish, it is simple enough to follow along, to make these stunning kraft paper ornaments. I was quite amazed at how easy it was givine the impact! You can use shopping bags … Read More...

Tutorial: Mixing Techniques

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I fully admit to not being a very brave clayer. Yes, I have my stash of metal leafs, pigments, powders, some specialty paints, scads of textures… but most of my stuff is clay with very little else. It’s not puritanism. … Read More...

Indian Corn Cake

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Here is a dessert that can be part of the decoration and the dessert for your Thanksgiving feast.

Don’t tell your guests that the decoration is edible! Surprise them after the meal, when you cut up the centerpiece for them … Read More...

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning guest blogs at Fleece Fun with a tutorial showing how to make a set of triangle bean bags.  The pyramid bean bags are easier to pick up, especially with little … Read More...

Tutorial: 6 ways to hem a garment

HemsThe right way to hem a garment depends on the fabric type, the garment type, and the style you’re trying to achieve.  Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews has collected up the most common ways of hemming and … Read More...

Freebie: 3D Ornament Die Cut

Freebie: 3D Ornament

The Birds Cards blog is sharing a free die cut file for making this lovely holiday bauble. Fold the shapes in half and glue together for a 3D ornament or use one layer for a card front. File come in ai, … Read More...

20 Free Birthday Printables

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Who doesn’t love free stuff? Plan your next birthday bash on a budget using this great roundup of 20 free birthday printables. There are cards, banners, badges, photo booth props, and more. Most of the designs are suitable for both … Read More...

Entertaining on a Budget

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The holidays are a busy time of year and can be very costly. Between the decorations, presents and holiday meal, there isn’t much left for parties with close friends. Hopefully this website has ideas that can help you entertain and … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Tutorial: Fabric coasters Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Fabric coasters make great gift stash gifts.  Just about everyone can use a set of coasters!  They’re easy to make and don’t require expensive materials.  All you need is some fabric and batting to sew up a … Read More...

8 Santa Knitting Patterns

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Santa is a classic symbol of the Christmas season, and with these 8 Santa knitting patterns, you can feel a little more festive this holiday season.  You can either make some for yourself, or for a little early gift for … Read More...

Festive Christmas Wreaths

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If you haven’t started to decorate for the Christmas season, you probably will be soon enough.  Find the perfect wreath to tie into the rest of your décor with this post from DIY & Crafts.  Each of these 33 ideas … Read More...