Kathy Shelley

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Cat QAL at Oh, Fransson!

This is exciting news. Elizabeth Hartman of Oh, Fransson! is hosting a Cat Quilt Along starting on Sunday, December 1. Noting the timing of this, it …

Paper Dahlia | Lia Griffith

I just bought a book I’d been eyeing for a while on how to make paper flowers. Though I’m in love with all the different designs, it can be quite hard to follow some of the directions (and get some of the supplies!). Not so with Lia’s gorgeous paper flowers. Each flower has clear, step by step instructions, plus photos. And all her flowers come with free download patterns (some of them are also designed to be printed straight off with the pattern on there - bonus!). And there are lots of uses …

Tutorial: Square floor cushion stuffed with fabric scraps

Rae at Made By Rae shows how you can use a yard of decorator fabric to make this Square Floor Cushion. And what does she use to stuff it? Fabric …

ScrapBusters: Door Knob Reminder Caddy

Some mornings it feels like I make about 20 trips out to my car. Get all the way out there... Oops! No keys. Get all the way out there... Dang! …

How-To: Quilted Christmas Tree Trivet

Get a jump on your holiday sewing with this quilted Christmas tree trivet tutorial from Stitching and Bacon!<p>Ready to get started? Head over to Stitching and Bacon to see how it’s done.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Simple Christmas Food Gifts

Better Homes and Gardens shows a few fantastic ways to combine your love of food with your love of crafts and give the combo as gifts this holiday season. I know a few people on my list who would love to receive a ‘smores kit under the tree!

How-To: Triangle Sewing Pattern Weights

Forget soup cans, giant metal washers, or the closest napping cat: bring the right tools to your next sewing project with a set of lovely and useful triangle pattern weights from Sachiko at Tea Rose Home!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head over to Tea Rose Home to download the free printable tetrahedron …

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How to Keep the Pounds Off For Good!

How to Keep the Pounds Off—For Good!<p>Beat rebound pounds by filling your plate with THIS<p>Andresr/Shutterstock.com<p>If you've ever been on a diet, then you know that shedding pounds is actually the easy part. The real challenge comes in <i>maintaining</i> your weight loss. Why it's so freaking hard: Experts say …

The Best Exercises for Abs--That You're Not Doing

If you’re doing a million crunches and still not seeing results, it may be time to upgrade your core workout. For an even bigger challenge, try these four moves which are variations on your same-old abs exercises. All you need is a medicine ball and a resistance band to get started.<p>For more …

How I Lost Weight by Gaining Sleep

Oh fall back, how I love you, let me count the ways! I love fall back as if it were a true best friend. I know that seems silly, but when you're a busy working mom of three trying to get everyone ready and out the door on time, Monday through Friday, an extra hour of sleep <i>is</i> your BFF! Not to …

A Third Strike Against Big Pharma

The U.S. Attorney General has just announced that Johnson & Johnson (J & J), a household name and one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, has agreed to pay $2.2 billion for false advertising, principally for its antipsychotic medication Risperdal (risperidone is its generic name). J & …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>MITCH MANDEL<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by …

Why Setting an Intention Every Morning Will Change Your Life

Here is a typical morning that I know so many face...<p>Hit the snooze button. Make and proceed to gulp down 1+ coffee/tea. Shower. Check phone while eating breakfast on autopilot. Get dressed. Head out the door amongst the bustling crowds, traffic, etc. or in your home office, where you get down to …

Lose Weight in 7 Days

The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan<p>A daily 1,500-calorie schedule designed to help you stay trim AND satisfied<p>Gts/Shutterstock.com<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

Top Pin of the Day: A Master Bathroom with Custom-Painted Teal Walls

See what's trending today. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>In Liza Pulitzer Calhoun's Palm Beach, Florida, house, the master bathroom walls are painted a custom faded teal, and Calhoun chose the cast-iron claw-foot tub — Circe from Kallista — because it feels "so …

An Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Kitchen

Simplicity is key in this space.<p>Simple blue-green cabinets and an old pine farm table recapture the spirit of a childhood kitchen. For kitchen design tips, read the interview with designer Young Huh.

11 Easy Holiday Decorating Tips from Top Bloggers

11 Easy Holiday Decorating Tips from Top Bloggers

Camille Styles, Style Me Pretty, and more.<p>Must-follow bloggers share their signature, seasonal tip.

Happy Entry Halls

Cheerful first impressions.<p>These entryways exude cheerfulness right when you walk in the door. Check out these happy foyer decorating tips.