Balsa Wood House

See how to create a simple but modern Balsa Wood house on the blog Delineate your Dwelling. Amy sent in a link to her project and I think it is a really cool and unique idea. I would love to … Read More...

Agua Fresca

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I love drinking water, but there are some people that have a really hard time unless it is flavored. Here is a great solution to drink more water and enjoy your fruit. I can see us enjoying these a lot … Read More...

A one-block quilt + pattern + tutorial

Single Wedding Ring Quilt FinishedAmber of A Little Bit Biased celebrates her finished vintage-inspired quilt with a photo shoot of it outside in a setting as beautiful as the quilt itself. She used a single block,  the “Single Wedding Ring”, then repeated it to make this … Read More...

Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow

Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow

This speech bubble chalkcloth pillow can say anything you want it to say!  LiZ and Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. show how you can make one. I love this idea! The sewing is pretty … Read More...

Roundup of Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

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If you’re planning anything fun for Cinco de Mayo, The Crafting Chicks have compiled a wonderful roundup filled with bright and colorful decorations, favors, and free printables. My personal favorite is the pinatas, but there’s something here to fit almost … Read More...

Churro Cupcakes

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Since the weather has been so cold, it’s really hard to believe that it will be the first of May next week. I’m getting into the spirit of Cinco de Mayo early, because I need to think warm weather, sandy … Read More...

DIY Coffee and Coconut Soap Sticks

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I love this tutorial by Fall for DIY. The contrasting colors are amazing and I can almost smell the hint of coffee coming through my screen. I like the idea of soap sticks. Sometimes the thought of “sharing” soaps kind … Read More...

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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25 gifts“Ellison Lane” is sharing some awesome last minute Mother’s Day gifts for us to make.  My favorite is the oven mitt pictures above.  I am sure that you will be able to find several gifts that appeal to you to … Read More...

Freebie: Pillow Box

Freebie: Pillow Box

Elizabeth from Paper Pass Times has dimensions and direction for making a large pillow box from a 12″ x 12″ piece of cardstock. She decorated her box with gardening themed stamps and filled it seed packets and gardening gloves. What … Read More...

DIY Mini Foosball Table

DIY Mini Foosball Table
Next time your kids start complaining about being bored, pull out a shoe box, some clothespins, and a few basic craft supplies and teach them how to make this fun foosball game. Becky, from U Create, came up with this … Read More...

7 Knitting Patterns For Your Pet

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Our pets are just as much a member of our families as our own children and spouses.  Don’t forget them in your crafting and gift giving.  These 7 knitting patterns are for that special pet in your life.  Which do … Read More...

DIY Reversible Wood Table Top Tutorial

 If you’re a blogger or an indie artist, you’ll know that taking good photos is always extremely important!  Here is a great idea for taking better blog and product photos. Mike from Semi Sweet Designs shared how he made his wood … Read More...