Monday , 10 December 2018

Crafty Ideas

Lovely Wire Knot Ring Tutorial

You can make this lovely ring (or a version of this design) yourself, using just some basic tools, wire and a lip balm! Yes, in this tutorial I am going to demonstrate that just basic beginner tools and a wire from Michael’s can go a long way! Wouldn’t this ring make a great present?? Read More »

Top 30 Etsy Business Articles Of 2011

Over 2.5 million visitors stopped by in 2011 to learn about running a creative business, check out awesome handmade and vintage items, and to see what the next coolest diy project has been posted. I have put together a list of the most viewed, shared, and liked posts of 2011. Hope you enjoy! Read More »

Felt Gingerbread House How-to | Go Make Me

This gingerbread isn't for your belly but it looks good enough to eat. Wee houses made from felt are so cute covering a battery operated candle. Shafts of warm glowing light eminate from the doorways and windows. Make half a dozen to create a miniature glowing village and place around the tree or table decoration. Read More »

How To Make Owl Stuffies

Check out these awesome owl stuffies.  Learn how to make them over on Hammer and Thread! Supplies 3 coordinating fabrics (one of them should be a solid color). a small amount of orange felt for the beak Polyfill Scissors Fabric paint or felt for the eyes Sewing machine Needle and thread   Read More »

Reclaimed Wood and Pipe Table DIY

Joey hard at work in his man cave A few weeks back, Joey and I headed over to Build it Green in Queens. We packed ourselves up in the mini-van and took a 15 mile road trip south to explore and learn about What BIG had to offer. When we entered, we were instantly overwhelmed by it’s massive size and ... Read More »

The Ultimate Craft Show Preparation Link List

The holiday craft show season is upon us.  Having done done a number of shows in the past, I know that preparing for a craft show can get a bit nerve racking.  I have scoured the web for the best articles on preparing for a craft show. Enjoy and good luck this season! Preparing for a Art or Craft Festival ... Read More »

How to Make a Family Rules Sign From an Old Repurposed Canvas

Summer arrived while I wasn’t totally paying attention.  The days got hotter and longer; the girls got stronger and picked the first sweet fruits of tomato, zucchini, cakes and sugar snap peas.  We watched the sparrows fledge; the super smart baby rabbits devour the perfectly perfect crispy radishes; the catbirds feed their saucy fledglings, (and we carefully buried the one ... Read More »

Upcycled Knitting Needle Case How-To

I am a magnet for stray knitting needles and jumpers that get shrunk in the wash... and don't get me wrong, I love that people know they can give these unwanted items to me and that I will put them to good use. I currently have enough random sets of needles to open a shop and so decided to give a full set away to a friend for her birthday... This seemed simple enough until I came to wrap them as a gift, and so was born the upcycled knitting needle case! Read More »