Lorraine Bolger

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Crafting Trends 2018: The Stag Head + Free Download

Okay, okay — so the “stag head trend” isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s been a pretty significant focus of home decor for quite a few years now. …

Taxidermy

Shrove Tuesday 2018: How to make cinnamon multi-grain pancakes

The day before Lent, or Shrove Tuesday, is known to many as “pancake day.”<p>It’s often celebrated with a pancake feast and followed by a period of 40 …

Breakfast

Stitch a Bookmark Covered with Bookshelves

I’m a big fan of cross-stitched and otherwise crafted bookmarks (I even have a bookmark I made back in December that I’ve been meaning to share with …

Books

Tutorial: Draft a simple dolman tee pattern

Tutorial: Draft a simple dolman tee pattern<p>The relaxed fit of a dolman tee makes it an almost universal wardrobe favorite. Happily, it’s also an easy …

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Yoga

Cool way to fold a 6 pocket paper book

This is so cute and I bet would be fun to make for Valentine’s Day. It could be filled with all sorts of goodies to give a scrapbooker or planner …

Tutorials

Instagram now broadcasts your activity status to friends

Instagram is taking a page out of Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp’s playbook this week by adding a new feature that lets your friends stalk you even more.<p>Starting today, Instagram users should see some new information in the apps direct messages tab that shows when certain people were last active …

6 At-Home Remedies For Sagging Skin Dermatologists Swear By

Sagging skin happens to everyone at different times, but did you know that you don't need to break the bank on fancy skin firming products and crémes …

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn’t fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided …

Minimalism

Tutorial: Love Notes patchwork pillow, perfect for your small scraps

The Love Notes pillow by Taunja from Carried Away Quilting is the perfect project for using up your scraps – your fabric scraps AND your little bits …

Quilting

A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Printable To-Do List + Binding Tutorial

Get this free printable to-do list to help you stay on top of all your daily tasksEach printable sheet contains 2 lists next to each other so you get …

Crafting

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Happiness

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

four projects: it's all in the details

Friday, 12 January 2018<p>bear boat charm about you cushion Four Patch of Charm Kaffe Fassett Liberty Lovely Little Patchwork pillow quilt Quilt Petite …

7 hidden Instagram editing tips and tricks

Up your IG game.<p>You can do much more than simply slap a filter on a photo and post it to Instagram. Here are seven ways to improve the look of your photos with Instagram's filters and editing tools.<p>1. Tap to compare filter to original<p>Better or worse? Think eye tests where Doc keeps flipping lenses …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Tute Tuesday: Singlet Style Shopping Bag

It’s time to say goodbye to the paper or plastic bag debate. Instead of bringing those bags home, why not take a one of a kind tote with you. Whether …

Shopping

Printable: Holiday Paper House

Get into the holiday spirit with this festive paper house! Simply cut and color to your heart’s desire.Download it here:<b>How to make it:</b>• Print.<br>• Color …

Chemicals

10 free rustic themed Christmas printables

This year was a departure for Steve and I in terms of our Christmas tree and decor. Normally we go for something a bit more modern, but this year we …

Cook this: Grandma-style chicken noodle soup from Smitten Kitchen Every Day

<i>Our cookbook of the week is Smitten Kitchen Every Day, by award-winning author and perennially popular first-wave food blogger Deb Perelman. Over the</i> …

Recipes

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern

Finish sewing the log cabin quilt block by adding remaining pieces with the same clockwise movement.<p><i>Top left illustration</i>. Pieces 10 and 11 are next …

22 Healthy Costco Snacks You Should Stock Up On

Yes, ice cream and cookies made the cut.<p>October 23, 2017<p>Costco is a magical place, especially for hungry university students who don't have time to …

Make Doll Clothes for Any Size or Shape of Doll

Use the free easy step by step instructions linked to this list to make removable clothing or costumes or shoes for any size of doll, including …

Clothing

Tutorial: How to Create Tough, Lightweight and Waterproof Gear Bags From Dyneema and Tyvek

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a variety of useful zippered gear bags that are incredibly tough, lightweight and waterproof.<p>This …

Apple Desserts

From iconic apple pie to more inventive granita, these incredible apple desserts are fresh, comforting and impossible to resist.

How to Print Free Printable Art

Everything you need to know about printing free printable art. Tips on resizing, printing and framing your free printables is included! One of the …

Chemicals

Lagoon HST Quilt (with tutorial)

I have been meaning to write up a tutorial for this quilt for a while, and thought these Lagoon prints from the August Culcita Box would be perfect …

Quilting

One hour baby quilt top

This week I remade a baby quilt top tutorial from my old blog with some delicious Bonnie and Camille rainbow goodness. It was a fast, easy, …