Wednesday , 23 September 2020

Crafty Ideas

June 11th is International Yarn Bombing Day!

If you live in an urban area, there is a good chance you have already witnessed a yarn bomb in action. Chain link fences covered in crocheted flowers, trees wrapped in beautiful lace - these are all examples of a growing movement to use knit and crochet as a way to brighten the urban landscape. Here are just a few of the thousands of examples of yarn bombing going on around the world. Read More »

May Bead Trends Giveaway!

I can't believe I almost totally forgot to do this before the month ended?! The good news is that I was honored to be included in the May 2011 issue of Bead Trends magazine. The theme for this issue is "Botanical Inspirations" and you know how much that is so right up my alley! Read More »

Dictionary Sacrifice Rosettes DIY

I’m a little in love with the rosettes I use to top my origami gift boxes.  They come from the humblest of beginnings, but end up looking pretty sharp smart when all’s said and done.  Wanna make one —or sixty-three, like me? First, gather your materials: paper grocery bag cut-up-able dictionary page (or other contrasting paper) glue stick glue gun ... Read More »

How’d She Make That? Party Flower Poms

ever see something at a party or event that you really liked and thought ‘how’d she make that?’ but just didn’t have the nerve to ask? this very thing happened to me when i first caught a glimpse of flower poms! they are beautiful and inexpensive to make but can add an extra special touch of charm and uniqueness to ... Read More »

Spring Shrug TrashNTees Tutorial

I’m told it is Spring. Though I’ve seen the sun a few times- I’m still not yet completely convinced until its time to cut my grass. I worked up this quick and easy tutorial which will help you transform your humbum regular old long sleeve tshirt into a fun and fancy shrug/cardigan perfect to wear over a sundress for a ... Read More »

Glass Tile Pendant Turtorial

Look at this pretty glass tile pendant! Do you think it’s difficult to make? No! It’s easy as 1-2-3! First of all, you need an image. If you’d like to make a pendant with hearts, you can download free digital collage which I’m happy to share. The collage sheet is 4×6 inches, 300 dpi. It can be download there. If ... Read More »

DIY Mistletoe Love

Get into the holiday spirit with a little mistletoe.  Here is a great tutorial on making a felt mistletoe head from Pink Suede Shoe. Felt Mistletoe Headband Read More »