Easy DIY Cardboard Cake Stands

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When you want to put your cake on display, but find yourself short a traditional cake plate, there’s a handy DIY for that! The ladies at A Joyful Riot have a template and simple step-by-step instructions on how to make … Read More...

How to Make a Marionette

How to Make a Marionette
I love projects that look complicated but are actually easy to make, like this adorable, goofy bird marionette.  The body and head are simple styrofoam balls that are decorated with feathers and a piece cut from a feather boa. The … Read More...

On Trend Crafts

There is a new indie craft fair! OnTrend Crafts is based in western Massachusetts, created by a group of crafters that want to help artists sell their goods and encourage people to buy local and handmade!

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Free pattern: Flouncy little apron

flouncylittleapronSew4Home shares a free pattern for making their Flouncy Little Apron.  It’s a full apron (as opposed to a half-apron), but in a shorter length than most full aprons.  There are three tiers of ruffles at the bottom, and one across … Read More...

Tunisian Crochet For Baby – Meet The Author!

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This new book is full of goodies for baby, created by best selling crochet designer Sharon Silverstein.  I asked Sharon why she chose Tunisian crochet to create these designs.  She kindly offered the following information:

 

Tunisian crochet can … Read More...

Tutorial: An Autumn Turtle

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Where I live you can feel autumn inching in – the day time temperatures are still lovely but there’s a chill in the mornings and the evenings come so much earilier than they need to. School starts for the kidlet … Read More...

Tutorial: No-sew t-shirt to racerback tank DIY

Tutorial: No-sew t-shirt to racerback tank DIY

Tutorial: No-sew t-shirt to racerback tank DIY

Danielle from Stickelberry shows how you can refashion a basic t-shirt into a loose fit racerback tank, with no sewing required.  The loose fit racerback tank has extra deep armholes and gathers at … Read More...

10 coastal decor ideas for fall

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When most people think of coastal décor, they think of a celebration of summer.  But the beach can also inspire some beautiful fall centerpieces and other decorations around the home.  Starfish, coral, and driftwood are a natural fit with fall … Read More...

Tutorial: 15 minute tank refashion

tankrefashionHere’s an easy tank top refashion.  With 1/4 yard of apparel fabric and 15 minutes, you can a contrast bottom to the tank.  It adds a fun pop of color and pattern to the hem, and it’s also a great fix for a … Read More...

Owl Cake

Owl Cake
I love the wise old owl! This plain owl turns into a cute owl when decorated. I wanted to show you how easy it is to create the cake using two different size cake pans. I actually think I could … Read More...

Natural ADHD Treatment Option

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I am not going to take sides on the ADHD controversial wall but I have been asked to share this Essential oil recipe. This blend of oils, which not only helped one woman but has many more praising it’s Natural ability. … Read More...

My Place in the World

My Place in the World
This is a wonderful project you can use to help teach kids a little bit about geography. You start off with a paper plate. Next, you cut out a circle that is about an inch smaller than the paper plate. … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy outdoor flanged pillow

Tutorial: Easy outdoor flanged pillow

Tutorial: Easy outdoor flanged pillow

Holly from McCall Manor shares a tutorial for making a flanged outdoor pillow.  The flange creates a subtle but elegant frame around the pillow.  It’s also a surprisingly easy design element to add to a pillow.  … Read More...

25 Clever Burlap DIY Projects

Burlap is a huge trend right now. I’m not really a fan of burlap, to me it’s itchy. But a lot of people love it.

Annette from FiberArtsy created a round up of 25 fun burlap projects from a bunch … Read More...