Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts

Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts

Autie from iCandy Handmade shares a free pattern for making a pair of girl’s gymnastic shorts.  The short stretchy shorts are made to be worn over a leotard for gymnastic or dance class.  They’re not hard … Read More...

DIY Valentine’s Day branch tree

Valentine treeBrittany of “the house that Lars built” loves decorating for the holidays; but likes to keep it natural.  She used branches and tons of hearts and little birds.  As you can see she has it in a pristine white container … Read More...

Review: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain

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Fun Fact: Did you know that the first Horrible History books were published over 20 years ago?

Published in 1993 by the Scholastic brand, The Terrible Tudors and The Awful Egyptians, were an instant hit. They described British history (of … Read More...

Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask

Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask

The Scrap Shoppe Blog shows how you can make a Mardi Gras mask, with no sewing required.  It is impossible to be too over-the-top with Mardi Gras costumes, so go wild with sparkly and shiny … Read More...

40+ Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

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Are you putting together your shopping list for the big game on Sunday? Here are some healthy recipes from appetizers to desserts that you may want to browse through before you go out. Although, I make exceptions to the healthy … Read More...

How to make a playdough mold

how to make a playdough mold We all have stuff that maybe is vintage or not available anymore that it would be fun to have a bunch of to using in projects. Did you you know you could simply head into the kitchen and whip up … Read More...

Intimate Super Bowl Party Ideas

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Not every Super Bowl party has to be super in size. If you’re hosting a get-together to watch the big game with just a few close friends or relatives, you can scale down the quantity but scale up the quality … Read More...

Cool DIY Craft Room Tables

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I have currently been in the market for finding the perfect craft table, namely a sewing table, and it has not been an easy task.  I have searched high and low for something that would work well for me and … Read More...

DIY Leather and Lace Bracelet

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This leather and lace bracelet is a true contrast of materials. It also sound’s kinda kinky kinda 50 shades of grey but that could just be me. I think this is a great bracelet and a even better use of … Read More...

Free pattern: Poncho shirt

poncho-short-with-free-patternJess from The Sewing Rabbit has just added another project to my must-sew list.  It’s her Poncho Shirt, a long drapey top that’s perfect paired with leggings or skinnies.  She shares the free pattern and a tutorial showing how to … Read More...

Winner of the DIY Crush giveaway

DIYcrushlogoThe winner of our giveaway of 5 free downloads from DIY Crush is…

Superstitches, who said, “Loved the quilt patterns by Cloth Parcel-especially the seaside cottage one.”

Congratulations, Superstitches!  Have fun with your free downloads!  And I agree, the Seaside Read More...

Fingerprint Heart Ornaments

Fingerprint Heart Ornaments
This is an adorable craft that would make a great gift for parents or grandparents! Jen, from The Mad House, explains how easy it is to make these heart-shaped ornaments. She also shares a recipe for making white clay using … Read More...

Project: Matching Gift Box and Card

Project: Matching Gift Box and Card

The Scrap of Life blog has directions and dimensions for making this sweet blue bird themed gift bag made out of cardstock and pattern papers along with a pretty matching gift card. Change up the pattern papers to fit any occasion. … Read More...

Tutorial: Abstract painted pillow covers

Tutorial: Abstract painted pillow covers Tutorial: Abstract painted pillow covers

Elsie from A Beautiful Mess shows how you can make abstract painted pillow covers like these.  They’ll add a fresh pop of color to your home décor.  This tutorial shows how to make the cool … Read More...