Pam Bigelow

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Painting Grape Vines in Watercolor Watercolor Painting Tutorial

Painting Demonstration 1<p>I start with a wash of cadmium yellow in all my shadowed areas. Then I drop in some pthalocyanine green tempered with azo …

Organization Inspiration: Store Ribbon Scraps on Clothespins

Have ribbon scraps in your craft stash? Clothespins make great bobbins for pretty project leftovers!<p>Keep your crafting space clutter-free! Store those extra ribbon scraps on peg-style clothespins for easy, tangle-free access with this smart organization tip from Katie at The Casual Craftlete.

How to make Peonies last

A few tips and tricks for how to get the most life out of your peonies while they're still in season!<p>98<p>575

DIY Mini Paper Box

Use up those scrap pieces of a paper to create adorable mini paper catchalls! Only two supplies needed!<p>108<p>425

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After sharing my thoughts on basic watercolor supplies and techniques last week, I thought it might be fun to show you some more techniques to try. …

Sailor Knot Beaded Bracelet

This bracelet may look complicated, but it is actually very easy! Personalize it with your favorite colors or make it for someone special.<p>Get the …

DIY Watercolor Script Background

Follow this tutorial and scrapbook sketch to get your own lyrical watercolor script background and layout!<p>85<p>373

Lucky Horseshoe Bracelet

Did you know you can get some basic jewelry-making supplies at the dollar store? They usually have pliers and wire cutters, which are really useful …

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How to Paint Clouds in Watercolor

The cloud in “Elbow Beach” (watercolor, 10×14) by James Toogood shows the watercolor technique of lifting watercolor.<p>The watercolor terms <i>ease of lift</i> …

Bubble Paint Flower Hydrangeas

Shares 0<p>No need to “paint” these gorgeous hydrangea flowers… just blow bubbles! Bubble paint is easy to make and so much fun!<p>Shares 0<p>Get the …

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Sewn Fabric Stacking Boxes Tutorial

The perfect fat quarter fabric project - these beautiful stacking boxes are perfect gifts and handy for holding craft supplies<p>293<p>1405

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Weaving Class: The Basics

If you learn one new medium this summer, let it be how to weave. It’s one of those centuries old traditions that is both practical (in certain forms) …

Wedding Invitations, Graduation Announcements, Baby Shower Invitations, Art Prints and more

DISMISS<p>CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE<p>CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE<p><i>This is where great design comes from.</i><br>Minted connects you with the best independent<br>artists to …

Baby Showers

Beaded Diamond Bracelet

This sweet and simple beaded bracelet use just a few seed beads and some thread and is finished with a sliding knot.<p>643<p>10.5k

DIY Beaded Tassel Necklaces

DIY Fabric Basket is a Great Way to Use Up Fabric Scraps

This DIY <b>fabric basket</b> is a great scrap fabric project, perfect for beginners! Sew a fabric storage basket in under an hour, 2 sizes to choose</i> …

Triangle Quilt Pattern Update: How to get Sharp Triangles

I think I’ve been promising this post for about 2 years…oops! This is a follow-up to the original Modern Ombre Triangle Quilt Pattern! The original …

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DIY: A Roll-Up Gardener’s Tool Apron

There really is something special about giving a handmade gift. Yes, you have to choose a recipient wisely–someone who will appreciate the effort …

Sewing

99 Remarkably Clever Gardening Tips & Shortcuts That You Can Steal Immediately!

<b>Your Best Gardening Tips & Shortcuts In A Giant Resource List</b> <b></b><p>Dave Ledoux – host<p><b>Greetings garden lover!</b><p>It’s finally here … the massive list of ideas, …

Tutorial: Two ways to line a tote bag

Tutorial: Two ways to line a tote bag<p>Linings are not required for a tote bag, but they sure give it a nicer finish and make it sturdier. Plus, you …

Tutorial: Common types of zippers, plus how to install a jacket zipper that lines up perfectly

Tutorial: Common types of zippers and when to use them<p>The first time you look at the zipper section of the fabric store, you’ll probably notice that …

Fabric scrap note cards

Make your blank note cards meaningful by using your own fabric scraps on the front. That’s what Rachel of Stitched in Color did to say thank you to …

DIY Candied Blood Oranges

Photo: Brittni Mehlhoff<p>If you’re a blood orange lover with a sweet tooth, or you know someone who is, then why not turn some of those scintillating citrus fruits into cute confections with this charming candied blood oranges tutorial by Brittni of the Paper & Stitch blog? In fact, Brittni suggests …

Tutorial: Scrap fabric binding

Tutorial: Scrap fabric binding<p>Heather from The Sewing Loft shows a fun use for your fabric scraps. She cut them into strips and made scrappy binding. …