8 Whimsical Christmas Trees

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If you like to go a little out of the box for your Christmas decorating, and maybe have things look a little less traditional, then you need to check out these 8 beautiful trees we found.  They each host a different … Read More...

Fall Leaf Cookies

Fall Leaf Cookies
It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is this week and the month is almost over. Seriously, where does the time go. I really don’t remember it moving this fast when I was younger or before kids.

I wanted one last … Read More...

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...

Tutorial: Fabric covered books

Tutorial: Fabric covered books Tutorial: Fabric covered books

Chelsea from Two Twenty One shares a tutorial showing how you can make fabric covered books.  Start with thrift store books and give them a makeover with a pretty new fabric cover.  You can use your … 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...