cross-stitch-tattoo

So of course, cross-stitch doesn’t have to be really on cloth, right? I came across this wonderful tattoo blog where they have collected 10 examples of cross stitch on.. skin!

Each one of these are beautiful designs and are sure to give you ideas to make them on your own … fabric? Or maybe skin :)

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Technique: Brick Card Background

Find out how to make a cool realistic looking brick background for your cards using a stencil, modeling paste and airbrushing over on the Wake up with Wendy blog.

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Project: Mixed Media Nature Shadow Box

Tammy Tutterow shares how she made this stunning nature inspired collage shadow box using vellum, metal scrapbooking embellishments, stamping inks and more over on here blog. I love the dimension of the leaves, they look so real!

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This is a test

by Vikram Goyal


Message-in-a-Bottle

A more detailed description will be present here. Let’s see if this one is more than 60 words because that is what we want it to be.

The description is pretty awesome but the text just blurs out. We need to find more info about this soon.

The final link is here: Get the full idea here.… Read More...

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knit striped socksSocks are so fun to knit, and if you’ve never tried them before, these striped socks from Mellywood’s Mansion are a good place to start.

They call for 8 ply yarn (she’s in Australia), which is usually called a light weight or DK yarn in the states and elsewhere the ply system isn’t used.

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DIY Hanging Yarn ArtEllen Foord from “made remade” has this delightful “Red, White, and Blue: DIY Hanging Yarn Art” for display to celebrate all the patriotic holidays.  She has a step-by-step tutorial for us to follow and tells us that the expense of making this project is economical and it is durable outside.  This would be stunning for St. Patrick’s Day in green, … Read More...

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Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shows how you can make padded cases to hold your extra camera lenses.  They have padding on the sides and the bottom, and a drawstring top to keep dust out.  They’re a lot less expensive to make than buying the ones from the camera store, plus they look a lot prettier.  … Read More...

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free printable giftwrap bows and tags

Don’t you hate it when you’re bringing a gift to a party and you realize at the last minute that you have no wrapping paper on hand? Craft A Doodle Doo comes to the rescue with a gorgeous collection of free printable gift wrap, complete with matching bows and tags. (If you also need a box, there’s an easy to … Read More...

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pocket_cushion_for_toy_jeans Using the pocket part of a pair of jeans in projects is so fun. I really like how Pam used a modified log cabin/ crazy quilt style to make concentric squares to frame the pocket. Pop on over to the blog Threading My Way for the tutorial on how to make a denim pocket pillow.… Read More...

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51f07d8d74c5b63e9b0038b8._w.540_s.fit_A friend sent me a write up on glass artist Seth Parks. You see, we have a little hot shop we have to set up at my new studio space…his studio is so inspiring. Won’t look like mine but that’s not the point. His glass is for this post. Over at Apartment Therapy, Seth is being profiled. I … Read More...

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Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Nat from Sew Outnumbered shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make a Scooter Buddy Pouch.  It’s made to hang on the handle bars of a child’s scooter.  She designed the Scooter Buddy Pouch so her son can carry a water bottle with him while he scooters around the park.  Elastic at the opening … Read More...

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softie

Homemade plush softies have been around for years.  They can be a perfect gift for a baby shower or a birthday present for someone special.  These 8 free patterns are simple and so clear that you may be surprised how simple it is to make them yourself.  Check out this post to find which one you like best.  I bet … Read More...

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Make Your Own Sea Art

by Larissa Coleman


Baking-Soda-Sea-Art

Some of us have easy access to real sand dollars, star fish, broken pieces of coral or even sea shells.  Others of us are not so lucky.  However, thanks to this post from My Pinterventures, you can have those pieces to decorate with in your home.

Have you even heard of salt dough?  Well, this technique is close to the … Read More...

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5-ingredient-butterbeer-latte-recipe

I will admit it, I’m just starting to watch the Harry Potter movies and will try reading the book series. Today is Harry Potter’s birthday and this latte looks delicious! The drink is alcohol free, but there is an alcoholic recipe for you to try too.

Jessi from Practically Functional shows you how to create this drink, plus how to … Read More...

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fifty-shades-of-gray-homemade-soap-recipe (1)

With the upcoming release of the film, it is no wonder that “Fifty Shades” is back in the media. Have you read the book? Will you see the movie anyway?  This time though you might be left feeling a little clean rather than dirty. This soap tutorial ends up with a wonderful unisex fragrance blend of tainted rose, wild geranium, bergamot and gold Read More...

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Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Justine at Sew Country Chick shares a tutorial showing how you can make this beautiful ruffled apron for a little girl.  If you know a girl who likes ruffles, I’m betting she’ll like this apron.  There are rows and rows of ruffles on this apron!  Four rows to be exact.  And a pocket on the … Read More...

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DIY Tutorial Wire and Felt Crown
Next time your princess wants to wear a tiara, consider making one of these simple yet elegant looking crowns designed by Donni from The Magic Onion. Donni and her daughter started off with a silver headband and transformed it into a crown using wire, a paper rose, and a few felt balls.

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7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

The only thing I like about back-to-school time are the school supply sales.  Glue sticks, crayons, paper, all at rock bottom prices.  I can’t resist!  There are actually quite a few school supplies that are useful for sewing, and back-to-school is a good time to stock up on them.  Jodi from … Read More...

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Kitschy Shadow Box

by katiesmith


Isabel from Craftosaurus is sharing a tutorial for these Kitschy Shadow Boxes. This Shadow box is made of typical children’s craft materials (ex: Popsicle sticks, felt, glue, pipe cleaners, etc.). It’s a fun projects that would be great for both kids and adults. I love the kitschy style!

Get the DIY here- Kitschy Shadow Box.… Read More...

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braid36-600Anne from Wobisobi shows how you can refashion a basic t-shirt into this awesome braided back tank.  The loose, drapey tank is perfect for summertime! It would be cute with jeans (or cut-off jeans), and a laid-back dressy when worn with a maxi skirt.  This refashion is done mostly with cutting and braiding, and requires only basic hand sewing skills.  … Read More...

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