Patricia Jarrett

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30 DIY Father’s Day Gifts to Start Making Now

There’s something <i>so</i> satisfying about spoiling your old man, which makes dreaming up the perfect Father’s Day gift oh-so-fun. But, let’s be honest: Finding that <i>amazing</i> present usually sits at the bottom of our to-do list, and before you know it, Dad’s Day is *right* around the corner. Instead of …

Crafting

33 Garden Crafts You Need to Try This Summer

If you have a garden then you’re probably like me and enjoy dressing it up with fun new garden crafts each year. Instead of hitting the garden …

The True Story Behind Alice In Wonderland

The man behind <i>Alice In Wonderland</i> is much like the tales he wrote: an enigma that straddles the line between childlike innocence and darkness. Like …

Literature

Crafty Hanging Can Cozy

Recycling is great – but reusing is even better! And the Crafty Hanging Can Cozy is a great way to take something that normally gets chucked in the …

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Hooray! I have a new pattern to share with you!<br>YES. These are some of my favorite days—sending a pattern off into the sewing-sphere and seeing what …

19 Gorgeous Crochet Projects That Are Perfect For Summer

Get hookin'!

Cute

Add Greenery to Your Shower with This DIY Plant Caddy

Plants can go almost anywhere in your home, even your bathroom. If you don’t have the wall or counter space for bathroom plants, add them to your …

17 DIY Pillows That Are Too Cool to Be a Square

Squares are cool and all, but when it comes to cuddling up with the perfect pillow, the shape just doesn’t always cut it. If you’re re-doing your cushy textiles, you might want to consider something a little out of the ordinary for that couch, armchair or bed. Forget about all those typical square …

Turn an old liquor bottle into a lamp in 10 minutes

Maybe you splurged on an expensive bottle of wine, somehow got your hands on a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle or stumbled upon a very unique liquor bottle at an antique store. A great way to commemorate the experience or showcase an unusual bottle is by turning it into a piece of decor.<p>One of the …

Quilts for Twins - Part 2 (with instructions)

I spent some time this weekend finishing up the second quilt for my new twin nieces (see the first one here). If you didn't guess from the first …

All Charged Up Organizer Tutorial

Ali and Courtney from <i>Wives of Whitewood</i> show you how to make their All Charged Up Organizer in a handy PDF tutorial...

Turn an Old Chapstick into a DIY Emergency Wallet for Keychains

In case you forgot your wallet, an old chapstick attached to your keychain can bail you out. TheBestHobbiesBlog turns that old tube into an emergency …

17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

10 DIY Plant Ideas for Fall

8 Comments<p>With fall soon approaching, a few fresh indoor plant ideas and DIYs for decorating. Check them out below:<p><b>1. Ferns in Hanging Terrariums</b><br>by …

DIY Camp Mug Candle

15 Comments<p>Hi all! Emily + Erick of Hello Home Shoppe here--we're so excited to share another DIY on Poppytalk! This time of year, we're looking …

DIY Chocolate Caramel Apples

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Double dipping is allowed -- in chocolate and caramel, that is.</i><p>Homemade vanilla caramel, apples from the farmers market, and good chocolate raise the status of this …

Recipes

19 DIY Holiday Decorations You’ll Never Guess Started With a Trip to the Dollar Store

A dollar store might be the last place you’d think to go shopping for holiday decorations. It’s much more fun to ogle over the tasseled and pommed decorations at more stylish home stores. Then you pick up a $75 candle and realize that maybe you don’t want to spend your entire budget on one item. …

Dollar Store

How to Make Picnic Blankets Out of Drop Cloths

You guys, it’s officially picnic season! As if you needed <i>another</i> excuse to drop everything and go outside. If you’re over your bedsheet-turned-picnic-blanket phase but it’s not quite the right time to spring for that gorgeous Pendleton or Love Taza x Let’s Playground number, we’re here with a …

Sewing

Craftsy Class – Pre-Cut Short Cuts is Online!

FTC disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. It’s here friends! My Craftsy class is now available! And I even have a special 50% discount for …

The Great British Sewing Bee review: a well-tested pattern but a bit too nice

A lineup of diverse contestants shows that sewing isn’t just for seventysomethings from Sussex. Plus: the brilliantly silly Plebs ends series three on a high<p>More evidence of BBC bias, I’m afraid. In <b>The Great British Sewing Bee</b> (BBC2), of all places, the rot runs really deep. For the first task, the …

Sewing

Easy Annual Plants That Bloom All Summer Long - Quiet Corner

Whether your garden is an extensive country plot or a set of containers on a city balcony, annuals can add a burst of color wherever you need it.<p>The …

28 Super Easy Yarn DIYs That Require Zero Knitting

Infin-knitly easier than knitting.

Crafting

Solder Your Way to a New Gemstone Statement Necklace

On the heels of Coachella and other outdoor festivals, we’ve loving the crazy gemstone statement necklaces all over Instagram. There’s no doubt that Bohemian style is in resurgence and chunky, crystalline jewelry is here to stay. Don’t miss out on a definite summer trend — today we’ll show you how …

Jewelry

How to Glue Panels Without Clamps, Make a Leather Backpack and Create Your Own Pencils in This Week's Makers Roundup

Leather Backpack With Two-Way Straps and Brass Fittings<p>This one's a doozy. Here Jimmy DiResta uses an interesting technique to shape leather for a …

17 IKEA Hacks That’ll Answer All Your Craft Storage Woes

If there’s anything a DIYer loves — besides an endless supply of craft materials — it’s a brilliant IKEA hack to solve those #CraftSupplyStorageProblems. Whether you’re just hoping to hack IKEA’s summer collection or are finally ready to store *all* those craft supplies, turning that piece of …

Crafting

Simple Folded Felt Bowls

The coziness of soft fabric + a geometric edge makes this felt bowl a unique vessel to hold your keys, coins, sewing bits, or even potpourri. In this …