Coastal Pumpkins

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Are you having a hard time tying in the current holiday décor with your own home décor?  It can sometimes be difficult to find that right balance without letting your holiday items look cheesy and out of place.

This great idea was … Read More...

Pecan Pie Egg Roll

Pecan Pie Egg Rolls
I love pecan pie, but sadly my family doesn’t. Kind of the opposite of pumpkin pie situation. This recipe will solve my issue of having to eat a pie all my myself. Or at least make me feel less guilty.… Read More...

Felt Learning Clock Tutorial

Felt Learning Clock Tutorialclock caseVictoria is a Canadian and their family lives in the prairies and hosts a blog called “Vixen Made”! She is a stay at home mother of three children. When her daughter started asking what time it is and what time … Read More...

DIY Vintage Bracelet

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This eclectic style bracelet is made using vintage earring pieces. Whilst I don’t suggest you break up grannies heirlooms I do suggest you take a look at flea markets and Op shops. Perhaps you do have heirlooms that you just … Read More...

DIY – Colorful Cold Packs

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These DIY cold packs are perfect if you have little kidlets in the house. You can use them for bumps and bruises as well as keeping lunch boxes chilled. The bright colors are a little fun and also make it … Read More...

DIY Tribal Print Canvas Shoes

On my own blog, Punk Projects, I shared the tutorial for these hand painted Tribal Patterned Canvas Shoes. I love painting canvas shoes. I used Deco Art’s SoSoft Fabric Acrylics, which are the perfect fabric paint to use on canvas … Read More...

Pumpkin Spice Latte Play Dough

Pumpkin Spice Latte Play Dough
If you love the smell of pumpkin pie, you will definitely want to make a batch of this play dough for your kids. The kids will have fun with this activity and, as an added bonus, the house will smell … Read More...

Free pattern: Little girl’s flannel nightgown

Free pattern: Little girl's flannel nightgown

Free pattern: Little girl’s flannel nightgown

Remona from The Stitching Scientist shares a free pattern for making a little girl’s flannel nightgown.  It has a simple peasant dress style, made from flannel and with long gathered sleeves to keep warm … Read More...

I Have Crochet Questions!

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There are hundreds if not thousands of free patterns online for crocheted shawls and fingerless gloves (texting mitts).  I’m wondering how many people actually use these items?  I think most crocheted scarves, caps, sweaters, and afghans are actually used … Read More...

No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a Jar
I’m not a pumpkin pie fan, but the rest of my family does like it. I think this might be a good alternative to an actual pie this year. Along, with some mini pies that I will try. Of course … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy to make felt organizer baskets

Tutorial: Easy to make felt organizer baskets

Tutorial: Easy to make felt organizer baskets

Palak from Make It Handmade shows how you can make these pretty and practical felt baskets to organize your home.  They are super easy to make – just four seams and some simple running stitches around the … Read More...

Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

Tip: How to Cut Detailed Die Cuts

There are some really lovely intricate metal dies on the market but sometimes it can be hard to get all those little details to cut out cleanly. Lori Craig at Splitcoast Stampers shares her tips, like using wax paper when cutting and … Read More...