DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

Looking for a low-cost way to artfully, yet practically display your plant babes? Well, a DIY Macrame Plant Hanger may be the perfect project to consider. It was easy to make, required very few materials, is low cost, and [the best part] is it’s the perfect excuse to buy some more plants! …let’s face it,Continue reading “DIY Macrame Plant Hanger”

A day of firsts..

I absolutely love trying new things and taking on new projects in the craft world is no different! With this said, I took a giant leap by knitting my first hat- and it’s about time too! I used a skein of Red Heart’s Curly Q in Thunderstorm which was a gift from my mom. IContinue reading “A day of firsts..”

Here’s my pitch: a flower on top of a flower stitch

During my time at an SnB meeting one week I wanted to try a new stitch. I decided to make a headband using the Lotus Flower Stitch. << That’s a link to Craft Cookie’s instruction which is what I used to pick up the pattern. I found the pattern very easy to follow along withContinue reading “Here’s my pitch: a flower on top of a flower stitch”

Dreamcatcher Earrings

Looking for a charm to protect you from your bad dreams as you dream on-the-go? Look no further!  Here’s an easy to follow diy for Dreamcatcher Earrings!! Collect some materials to create and embellish your dreamcatcher. Native Americans would decorate their dreamcatchers with items that were sacred to them, such as feathers and beads, so usingContinue reading “Dreamcatcher Earrings”

What I gawked at today…..

Craftgawker is one of my favorite sites. Although I do enjoy being able to search for specific things on pinterest, I often find myself scrolling through pages and pages of handmade items on craftgawker. The site features whats hot right now by showcasing, tutorials related to fashion, decor, bath & body, accessories, basically anything andContinue reading “What I gawked at today…..”

The Perfect Pillowcase

Don’t know what to make with one yard of fabric? Make a simple standard-size pillowcase! It’s such a simple process- it probably only takes twenty minutes! I followed along with a tutorial provided by Kay Porczak through about.com It is very easy to follow along through both the video demonstration and the written transcript. WhatContinue reading “The Perfect Pillowcase”

Tie Dye thats to die for!

I thought I’d take the time to share some things I’ve made using tie dyed material. Why wear just tie dye shirts when you can wear it in so many other ways!? Firstly, a braided headband is extremely easy to make! I followed along with this tutorial by make it-love it to create this  5Continue reading “Tie Dye thats to die for!”

cute as a button earrings!

With buttons becoming even more artsy and detailed its no surprise that I’d want to turn some of my favorite ones into earrings! The buttons I worked with for this DIY used to be on my cardigan sweater. However, over time they fell off and instead of letting them sit in my sewing box, IContinue reading “cute as a button earrings!”

Snug as a bug in a Toothbrush Rag Rug

The project of the week is a ‘Toothbrush Rag Rug”! I liked the idea of making a rug, for it can really add character to a room, is soft on the toes and because it was something I have never created before! I discovered that there are many different techniques one can use in orderContinue reading “Snug as a bug in a Toothbrush Rag Rug”

SUPER[hero] Ipod protection!

How can you protect your Ipod from scratches and damage? You guessed it! With Captain America of course! I created this cute Ipod cover as a birthday present for my boyfriend, but I am very excited to share the process with YOU! I will be posting a diy for this project soon, so keep yourContinue reading “SUPER[hero] Ipod protection!”