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Sketch Stitching MaureenCracknellHandmade

I believe some of our best work comes when we are not focused on the big things. Take Maureen Cracknell for instance. After releasing a new fabric collection for Art Gallery Fabrics called Wild & Free – yes, this is huge – she’s returned … Read More...

10 Knitted Wreaths

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Summer is almost over, so don’t fight it!  Instead, celebrate the coming of fall by making one of these adorable knitted wreaths.   There’s something for everyone here, from beginner finger knitting, to a wreath covered in tiny sweaters … Read More...

20 Ideas For You To Use Old Drawers

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Upcycling old pieces of furniture is kind of a big thing right now.  However, some of these makeovers tend to leave you with unused pieces such as the drawers and knobs.  Have you ever had a hard time getting rid … Read More...

DIY Doggie Camper Van

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Yes don’t forget your furry friends! TheBark.com has full detailed instructions on creating these cute camper vans as a doghouse.

The puppy camper was designed by Michael Blunt, who says it was a labor of love and a personal challenge. His labor … Read More...

Make A Waterproof Brown Paper Bag Vase

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Who doesn’t love receiving a bouquet of flowers?  No, I’m not talking about the fancy arrangements from the floral shops.  It doesn’t always have to be that extravagant.  Sometimes it’s nice to have a bundle of fresh flowers from the … Read More...

Tassel necklace DIY scrap buster

leather tasselYou can make these cute tassels out of any scrap fibers and they are cute and all girls, young and old will love these “tassel necklaces”! Rae of “Rae Ann Kelly” has an excellent video covering every step on how … Read More...

Making Wet Felt Balls then bugs with Kids

bug1bug2Helen of “Curly Birds” has some fun projects for you and the kids.  First she shows you how to make the wet felted balls and then the cute little bugs.  Helen writes tutorials for children and adults focused on hand-sewing … Read More...

Inspiration: Bad Poetry Day

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Did you know that August 18th was bad poetry day? I’m a little scared that we have an entire day dedicated to bad poems.  I guess we all have a few bad poems in us. Remember the first one you … Read More...

50 Paint Chip Sample Project Ideas

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We have discussed previously about how taking Paint Chip samples may be considered stealing. In that post, Amanda (our previous Home and Garden Editor) talked to various paint chip companies and the general consensus was that it is not considered … Read More...