Knitting as Protest and a Show of Love

fracking protesters stage knit insThis week’s knitting news spotlights how knitting can be so much more than “just” making things.

First there’s a group of knitters in Australia who have been protesting against coal seam gas mining (also known as fracking) in their communities … Read More...

10 ways to make a zippered pouch

10 ways to make a zippered pouch 10 ways to make a zippered pouch

Zippered pouches are fun to make and great to give as gifts.  There are so many uses for them (school supplies, toiletries, small toys, purse essentials, to name a few) and countless ways … Read More...

Felt Carrots for Easter

Felt Carrots for EasterHow about these Felt Carrots for Easter decorations? Joy of “XOXO Grandmas” has a tutorial for making these super easy felt carrots.  Joy has an excellent tutorial with a pattern for us to use.  She made several sizes so you … Read More...

Fifty Shades of Grey Party Ideas

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With the movie out the whole “Fifty Shades Of Grey” has been reborn once more. Check out these fun party ideas for your next bachelorette or hens night party. The black and grey give a sophisticated yet sexy look without … Read More...

Home Made Natural Mascara

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This DIY mascara is home made using activated charcoal as the color pigment. You will need to save an old mascara tube and brush applicator to make application easy. I actually use waterproof mascara so I don’t think this would … Read More...

Pancake Number Match

Pancake Number Match
There is no better activity than one where you can combine plain old fun with learning. This homemade game from Coffee Cups and Crayons does exactly that. To make this game, all you need is 2o circles made out of … Read More...

Tutorial: Bunny in a bubble pocket

Tutorial: Bunny in a bubble pocket Tutorial: Bunny in a bubble pocket

Olga from Kid Approved shows how you can make a bunny in a bubble pocket.  A bunny silhouette is peeking out of a gathered pocket.  How perfect would this be for an Easter dress?  … Read More...

Tutorial: Leather tissue pouch

leather-tissue-pouchesDelia from Delia Creates shows how you can make this simple leather (or faux leather) tissue pouch.  It’ll hold a travel pack of tissues, and look quite stylish doing it.  The edges of the leather don’t need to be finished, so it’s super … Read More...

DIY Stamped Tribal Clutch

Amy at Delineate your Dwelling is part of the 2015 creative team for Martha Stewart and because of that she will be posting fun tutorials every month using Martha Stewart products. This month she is sharing how she used those products to … Read More...