Making Clay Leaf Bowls

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I’ve dabbled in ceramic and air dry clays and I’ve done polymer clay as my day job for years now. Apart from making canes and beads, my favourite item to build is bowls. Little bowls, great soup bowls (from ceramic … Read More...

Freebie: Winter Scene Images

Freebie: Winter Scene Images

Shrink down this wonderful winter scene and color for a great holiday card or keep it full size for the kids as a coloring page. You can download and print this and several other winter scene images for free from … Read More...

Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music

Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music

What’s better than a pillow that looks like a boombox?  A boombox pillow that actually plays music.  And even better than that, being able to say “I made it myself!”  Louise from I’m Feelin’ … Read More...

Anthropologie Knockoff, DIY Owl Wreath

DIY Owl WreathDria of “DIO home improvements” and has been DIY’ing for more years then she can remember. Her father was a master carpenter so she learned a lot of carpentry, some plumbing and some electrical from him.  She loves old homes … Read More...

Tutorial: Folded ribbon flower 3 ways

Tutorial: Folded ribbon flower 3 ways Tutorial: Folded ribbon flower 3 ways

The Ribbon Retreat contributor Cherie shows how you can a gorgeous folded ribbon flower hair accessory, in three variations.  The folded and gathered ribbon creates beautiful textured petals.  A fancy button is the perfect embellishment … Read More...

Woman crochets $30 wedding dress in bus

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An annoynomous poster on the sharing website reddit, posted this:

I crocheted my lace wedding dress on the bus during my work commute for about 5 months. The dress is a pattern I designed with a commonly used pineapple stitch. The

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10 elegant Halloween table themes

10 elegant Halloween Table Themes

 

 

Halloween planning is in full swing over here and this year I am completely head over heels with the idea of a creepy but elegant dinner party. It’s just a little more unexpected than traditional party styling – … Read More...

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt

Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt Tutorial: Wide hem on a circle skirt

Usually when I make a circle skirt, I go for the narrowest hem possible.  The deeper a curved hem is, the more difficult it is to get it to lie flat.  But Deby from So … Read More...

Use Your Cricut to Make Cute Drink Charms

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A surprising talent of the Cricut Explore is its ability to cut through even balsa wood. Albion Gould has instructions for how to use this ability to make drink markers for those times when you have multiple wine glasses and need … Read More...

Homemade Aqua Sand

Homemade Aqua Sand
When Crystal’s daughter’s saw some Aqua Sand at the store, she decided they would go home and try to make their own. Crystal likes to make her own versions of pretty much any art and play material she sees in … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage textiles wall art

Tutorial: Vintage textiles wall art Tutorial: Vintage textiles wall art

Shannon from Madigan Made created this beautiful cross stitch wall art for her baby’s nursery out of a vintage table cloth.  She shares a tutorial showing how she did it.  The one table cloth was enough to make … Read More...