Challah Bread (Braided Egg Bread)

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Happy Hanukkah! One of the other traditional foods served during Hanukkah is Challah bread. Besides the holidays, bread seems to be the center of all meals. Give this bread a try! I hear it works great as french toast.

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Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow

Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow

Michelle from The Ribbon Retreat shows how you can make these cute loopy ribbon puff bows.  They are adorable in a little girl’s hair!  She shows them perched above pigtails.  They’re made from lots of … Read More...

Holiday Chalkboard Sugar Cookies

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Chalkboard like mason jars are still in style. I knew you could use the mason jars for making food gifts such as pies or holding the supplies to make a food item. But chalkboard? I would never have guessed you … Read More...

Free Pattern: The Josephine Doll

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Abby is the host of “while she naps” a designer of stuffed animals and toys.  How lucky are we to get her pattern with numerous pictures for us to follow to create this adorable doll. What little girl would not … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks

Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks

Staci from Crafty Staci shows a quick last minute gift you can make for the book lover on your list.  It’s a simple fabric corner bookmark.  You can make one from your fabric scraps in a … Read More...

Free Pattern – Christmas Acorns

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How adorable are these little acorns? There is always something Christmasy about acorns and the use of these neon colors take them to a whole new “modern” level. These look adorable for tree decorations, hanging from gifts or as a … Read More...

Free Pattern Crochet Scarf

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Oh this one kinda goes with the Ugly sweater campaign but it’s too cute right? This would be adorable for little kids especially for the Christmas Photos with Nan and Pop. These scarfs would also make lovely handmade Christmas gifts … Read More...

Tutorial: Simple felt Christmas pillows

Tutorial: Simple felt Christmas pillows Tutorial: Simple felt Christmas pillows

Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. shows how to make a simple but elegant Christmas pillow.  Made from a natural duck cloth with cream colored felt, the color scheme is a soft and wintery.  Any Christmas motif … Read More...