Tutorial: Scary Clay Tree

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While I work primarily with polymer clay – oven bake or low firing plastic clays – I do also play with air dry clays, both earth and paper based, as well as high fire stoneware clay. And occasionally with fondant. … Read More...

Tutorial: Hook and ring curtain panels

1757-Hook-Ring-Panel-1aSew4Home shows how to make hook and ring curtain panels.  The construction is made simple with the curtain hooks – no casings, no grommets, no ring tape required.  The metal hooks slide into your fabric panel to hang it from … Read More...

Ghost Biscuits with Cream Cheese

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Finding healthier options to all the candy and desserts for this holiday season is easier than you think.

Here you will find a recipe for biscuits that are frosted with cream cheese and have raisins for eyes. The kids won’t … Read More...

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Louise from I’m Feelin’ Crafty shows how you can make a FrankenZombie trick or treat bag.  I’m loving his crooked teeth and crazy zombie eyes!!  The outside of the bag with the creepy FrankenZombie … Read More...

Inspiration: Fall Leaves Embroidery

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I grew up in an area where the trees put on a spectacular display of color. Leaves of red, yellow and orange scattered the walkway of my favorite path. I have such fond memories of fall in my small southern … Read More...

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shows how you can draft a basic sleeve to fit any sleeveless bodice pattern.  Now a favorite summer dress pattern can also be a go-to colder weather dress.  … Read More...

Clever Uses for Tension Rods

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The tension rod is often overlooked in it’s capabilities.  While a lot of us use it for the obvious of hanging a curtain, there are so many other things that you can do with one.  This post from Apartment Therapy … Read More...

Love My DIY Sweater

up styled sweater   Aubrey of “Diary of a Designer” fell in love with this gorgeous designer sweater from Kate Spade but not for $300. Like all of us crafters she decided to knock off the sweater she loves.  She had a white … Read More...

DIY Marzipan Body Scrub Recipe

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This Marzipan body scrub sounds good enough to eat. The coco powder gives it the earthy tone and the brown sugar allows the crystals to scrub away dead skin cells leaving your body smooth and glowing. The full tutorial/recipe can … Read More...