6 Ways To Upcycle Your Old Tires

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With all of the summer road trips and vacations we have been taking this summer, it’s sure to have been taking a toll on our vehicle tires.  Keep these projects in mind before you take your car in for a tire change, or maybe you have a few spare ones laying around your yard.  All 6 of these projects are … Read More...

Giant Flash Card Art

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Do you have a space you have been trying to find the perfect piece of art for?  This great idea from Crafts by Courtney may be just what you are looking for.  It would be so cute in a child’s room, or a playroom, maybe a game room or even a family room.  You could make the numbers into … Read More...

Cheeseburger Macaroni

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No more Hamburger Helper for me. I’m ashamed, but it was an easy quick meal on a busy night when I was too tired to cook, but needed to feed my family. I stopped buying it and I have found a replacement that is better than the box meal.

Kevin & Amanda’s Recipes shows us how to make this hearty … Read More...

Tutorial: Itti Bitti Tag Blanket

Tutorial: Itti Bitti Tag Blanket

Tutorial: Itti Bitti Tag Blanket

Amy from And Sew We Craft shares a tutorial showing how to make her Itti Bitti Tag Blanket.  It’s a fabric square backed with a soft nubby Minky, with tags of ribbon peeking out from the edges.   It’s a good project to use up shorter lengths of pretty ribbon and scraps of Minky left over from making baby … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric wrapped flip flops

Tutorial: Fabric wrapped flip flops

Tutorial: Fabric wrapped flip flops

I think I’ve fallen in love with flip flops this summer.  They’re my footwear of choice for being out and about in the lazy days of summer, but they’re not exactly dressy.  One O bBlog shows how you can create a more fashionable look for your flip flops by wrapping them with fabric.  The fabric covers the cheap plastic straps … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrap Clay Bangles

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In case you haven’t checked out CraftArtEdu.com – a site started by Donna Kato a few years ago – you should! There’s plenty of offerings in clay and other media. There’s even some freebies here and there. Deb Hart has one for her scrap clay bangles. Considering how fabulous her work is you can be pretty sure this will … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Bev from Flamingo Toes shows how you can make this cute scrappy anchor throw pillow.  The anchor applique is built  from smaller scraps of fabric and is outlined with simple handstitching.  This would be fun for a front porch or patio, wouldn’t it?  It could also be cute accent for a child’s bedding set.  Go to Flamingo Read More...

10 cross stitch tattoos

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So of course, cross-stitch doesn’t have to be really on cloth, right? I came across this wonderful tattoo blog where they have collected 10 examples of cross stitch on.. skin!

Each one of these are beautiful designs and are sure to give you ideas to make them on your own … fabric? Or maybe skin :)

Which one of these designs … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Sarah from Alice & Lois shows how you can make a fabric headband.  The wider band will keep your hair back out of your face.  The bottom is made from a fold over elastic, which will keep the headband fitting snug but is still soft enough to be comfortable.  It’s a quick, easy project.  Go to Alice Read More...

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Kate from See Kate Sew adds a punch of color and pattern to a button up shirt when she adds a contrast yoke.  It’s an easy addition to make, and she shares a tutorial showing how to do it.  A vintage fabric would be fun to use for this project.  Go to See Kate Sew for … Read More...