Giveaway: Huge & Huggable Mochimochi

mochimochiSometimes I get jealous of crocheters because it’s seemingly so much easier to make dolls and characters and food and all sorts of really interesting creations out of crochet than it is out of knitting. Maybe that’s not really true … Read More...

A Suit You Can Surf In

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Aimed at a very niche (and rich) market of people who go straight to the office after a surf (and office to surf) and can’t be bothered to change their clothes, QuikSilver has introduced the True WetSuit.

This is as … Read More...

Counting Hands Math Activity

Counting Hands Math Activity
If you plan on working on math skills with the kids, I suggest checking out these counting hands created by Deirdre, from JDaniel4’s Mom. You can use these to help show kids how to count on their fingers, along with … Read More...

Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip

Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip

A binkie (or pacifier) clip make is a great gift for a new parent.  One end attaches to a pacifier, and the other to baby’s shirt to keep a dropped pacifier from getting germy on the … Read More...

Fun Tea Towels Dyed with Rit!

Does anyone else agree that plain white towels are BORING? Annette from Fiber Artsy shares how she used rit dye to add a bit of color and style to her towels and now I want to do some of mine … Read More...

Freebie | Mother’s Day Gift Tags

Top off your Mother’s Day gifts with free printable gift cards from A Joyful Riot. You can get them in three different designs, and they come with embellishment tags too.  Print the PDF on cardstock and cut out, and you’re … Read More...

Tutorial | Garden Seed Envelope Gift

Give flower seeds in handmade envelopes! This is a super sweet idea for sending a thoughtful gift to a gardener friend, or someone who wants to try out gardening. Heather shares how to make these seed envelopes using an original … Read More...

Tutorial | Cupcake Holder Flowers

Michelle from Elegance and Enchantment shares how she made these delightful peony flowers from cupcake holders and Styrofoam spheres . She followed instructions that she found at Lia Griffith, and made the flowers for her monthly creative challenge. Michelle shares … Read More...

DIY Clay Yarn Bowl

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I was looking for gift ideas for Mother’s Day crafts and stumbled across something else on my list – yarn bowls. I’ve made yarn bowls from ceramic a few times, with varying degrees of success, but it’s hard. I’m a … Read More...

Awesome Green Arrow Hoodie and Costume

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Hopefully, by now, you have heard the story of how Danielle Taylor turned her school prom’s “Sweet Dreams” theme into something a little more heroic by designing her prom outfit after the superhero Arrow. Her awesome comment on learning about the original theme is now … Read More...

Nutella-Banana Muffin

Nutella-Banana Muffins
I’m not a big breakfast kind of girl, so this muffin would be acceptable as breakfast on Mother’s Day. This would be a great breakfast during the week or even a snack after school. I could even see eating them … Read More...

Project and Template: Camera Box

Project and Template: Camera Box

This project from Emma Trout really blew me away! She made this stunning camera box from one sheet of cardstock and 2 sheets of pattern paper and lots of embellishments! She’s sharing her template and her steps for making it … Read More...