7 Shrinky Dink Tutorials

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Shrinky dinks are by far a new addition to the crafting world, but they have been making a comeback lately.  They are a great option because they are not only fun and cute, but with some adult supervision, they can … Read More...

DIY Wacky Hairbands

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The decorated headbands at maker*land would make excellent last minute Halloween costumes or fun party favors for a child’s birthday celebration. I’m partial to the star band featured in this post, but there is also a cute alien antenna band … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Steph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make a girls mermaid costume skirt.  The extreme high-low hem (above the knee in the front, dragging the ground in the back) makes a mermaid’s tail shape.  … Read More...

Book Review- CraftFail

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I received a copy of the book Craft Fail by Heather Mann from Workman publishing and so today I’m sharing review + a fun little interview with the Author!

First, here’s a little bit about CraftFail from the publisher’s website: “… Read More...

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...