Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkin

Toilet Paper Roll Pumpkin
These cute little pumpkins are easy to make and would make great decorations for Halloween or Thanksgiving — or, better yet, use it for both. Make several and tuck them in with your carved jack-o-lanterns for Halloween and then transform … Read More...

Make a Pottery Barn Knockoff Wine Bag

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If you like to give wine as a hostess gift for the holidays, you’ll definitely want to check out this Pottery Barn knockoff wine bag tutorial. Two It Yourself has instructions for how to make your own wine bag using … Read More...

DIY Magic Potion Bottles

Rachel shared these DIY Magic Potion Bottles on the blog Adventures in Making! It’s not too late to make up some fun Halloween projects like this.

According to Rachel, you can use this same technique to make homemade lava lamps. … Read More...

40 Crafts for Your Diwali Celebration

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In 2014, Diwali,  will be celebrated on October 23. This festival of lights is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit word deepavali, which means a row of lights.

If you’re interested in Diwali … Read More...

Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making their Rocky Mountain Satchel.  It has traditional satchel proportions (short and wide), with two sets of handles so you can carry it over your shoulder or by hand.  The longer … Read More...

Pumpkin Snack Mix

Pumpkin Snack Mix
Snack anyone? This would be great at a party, after school snack, sleep over or family game or movie night. Plus, great fun with the kids in the kitchen. They’ll never know they are learning, while helping you measure out … Read More...

Felted Fingerless Glove Tutorial

Felted Fingerless Glove

Lindsay of the “Cottage Mama” has a tutorial for last minute gift giving “Felted Fingerless Glove”!  How cute are these sweet fingerless gloves for cold days at the keyboard or texting?  Lindsay tells us how to felt your old wool … Read More...

Tips and tools for softie making

Tips and tools for softie making Tips and tools for softie making

Softie making involves sewing lots of small bits and pieces, turning narrow tubes, etc.  And when you’re sewing small bits like that, it’s helpful to have the right tools.  They’ll help make fast work … Read More...

Reindeer Thumb Print Ornament

Reindeer Thumb PrintHere is a darling Christmas gift for the entire family from a child.  Lindsay is the designer of The “Cottage Mama”!  She is a wife, mother of three young children, author and stay-at-home mom turned handmade business owner.  Get all … Read More...

Supernatural Mittens to Knit

Knit mitts inspired by the show Supernatural.I’ve been following Kat from Just Crafty Enough in her mission to knit a pair of mittens each month this year with great interest. It’s even kind of inspired me to think about trying to knit a dozen of something … Read More...