DIY Interchangeable Studded Hair Combs

Vanessa shared this DIY on making Interchangeable Studded Hair Combs on her blog, Cafe Craftea. I think these are really neat.

This is what Vanessa wrote about here project- “As you may know, I’m always a fan of interchangeable/multi-wear/multi-use things. … Read More...

Free pattern: Girls swing tank top

Free pattern: Girls swing tank top

Free pattern: Girls swing tank top

Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom shares a free pattern to make a girls swing tank.  The swingy A-line silhouette and pointed hem are a popular style for girls (and womens) wear … Read More...

Beautiful Paper Lantern Idea

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Stephanie Morris created this beautiful paper lantern for HelloGiggles.com.

The use of colors makes this DIY pretty stunning. You will be surprised to know that the base of this lantern is a store bought standard white Chinese lantern. Stephanie simply used some colored … Read More...

Mixed Media Retreat in Cambria, CA

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If you live on the central coast of California, you don’t want to miss this post!  Joann Martin Fee has put together a weekend retreat just for crafters like us, and is inviting anyone who would like to come join … Read More...

Hydrangea Cake Tutorial

Hydrangea Cake
I feel like the only person still holding on to summer and avoiding the fall posts. Besides school posts of course. Probably because I’m not ready for what comes after fall.

This might be a cake that I would try … Read More...

How to make a silicone mould

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This silicone tutorial is a little odd when you first look at it. Whilst it appears to work, I think it would only be suitable for basic designs. Having said that though I have NOT tried this tutorial so just … Read More...

Tutorial: Pincushion organizer and thread catcher

Tutorial: Pincushion organizer and thread catcher

Tutorial: Pincushion organizer and thread catcher

Elizabeth Hartman from Oh, Fransson! shares a downloadable PDF showing how you can make this pincushion organizer and thread catcher.  The weighted pincushion sits on the side of a table, or perhaps the arm … Read More...

Shapes, Counting and Colors Busy Bag

Shapes, Counting and Colors Busy Bag

This is a fun fine motor activity that will also help young kids work on shape and color recognition and counting skills.

Nicolette, from Powerful Mothering, created this fun activity and free printable templates you can download and use. You … Read More...

Tutorial: Leather cut out clutch purse

Tutorial: Leather cut out clutch purse

Tutorial: Leather cut out clutch purse

The construction of this leather clutch that Erin from Sewbon made is super simple – just two seams.  What makes it stand out is the cut out design on the front flap.  She shares a … Read More...

Tutorial: Color blocked drawstring bag

Tutorial: Color blocked drawstring bag

Tutorial: Color blocked drawstring bag

Nienke from Pienkel shows how to make a color blocked drawstring bag.  She made this one for her son to take to school.  He’ll use it to hold his gym clothes.  Drawstring bags can also … Read More...

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shares a tutorial showing how you can make this child’s art caddy.  It has small pockets that hold pencils and crayons, and larger pockets to hold drawing pads.  With a handle at … Read More...