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Tiny Amigurumi Rose Pattern

Holidays are a great excuse to make time to work on your crafting skills. So, if you’ve been thinking about honing your knitting technique, then why not give this adorably teensy amigurumi rose pattern by Anna Hrachovec of Mochimochi Land a try for some lucky recipient!

Valentine’s Day is coming up, …


Knitted Heart Pattern

Fancy doing a little knitting for your valentine? Add these little hearts to your gift wrap or make a garland!




Alphabet SketchBook Project by Meni Chatzipanagiotou

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you definitely need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …


How to – Make a Winter Wreath

DIY Stitched Clutch

Make this stitched clutch in about an hour with this easy tutorial. Great gift idea for the holidays!



The Right Tools for the Job

What are your favorite tools as a needleworker? Since cross-stitch is my main deal, I have a few things I can’t do without, including petite cross …

Chocolate Sugar Scrub – Bath and Body

The temptation to eat this will be great but the desire to soak in it will win you over. The presentation of this chocolate scrub is amazing. It …

Nativity Sun Catcher

Submitted by cindy312
Filed in: Christmas, Religious crafts

This Nativity sun catcher is as fun to make as it is beautiful. Older children may be able …

Tutorial: Bows from Scrapbooking Paper

Turn those extra strips of pattern paper into the perfect bow for holiday packages! The Glue Dot blog has a quick and easy tutorial for making …

Free Headband Knitting Patterns – Knitting

We’re at the beginning of what promises to be a long week of really cold temperatures and several bands of winter weather where I live, which has me …

Gift ideas for sewing bloggers – Sewing

Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. has a post that you’ll want to make sure that Santa sees. It’s a collection of gift ideas for sewing bloggers. Many …

Tips for Growing Succulents Indoors

It seems like succulents are popping up all over the DIY world right now, and I love how cute and happy they always look, especially when worked into tablescapes and home decor. The problem is, while it’s easy to work them into a project, many of us don’t actually know how to take care of them once …


24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that’s great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.

1. Snowman Cake Pops

Much cozier than going out in the cold and building a real snowman. Instructions here.

2. Sweet Tortilla Snowflakes

Ever cut a snowflake out of a folded …


DIY Ginger Liqueur

This homemade ginger liqueur tastes so elegant that people will not believe you made it yourself. It can compete with Domaine de Canton on flavor—for less than half the cost and only 20 minutes of work. The steeping time is very short, so this is a perfect DIY holiday gift...if you can bear to part …


How-To: Cat Lady Tote Bag

Attention cat ladies of the internet: Say it loud and wear it proud with this fun cat lady tote bag project from The Pink Samurai!

Haley Pierson-Cox

Brooklyn-based DIY from a Gal in Granny Glasses

Tote Bags

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

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You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make …

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.

Why not use them …


30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …


13 Thanksgiving Candle Ideas

I can’t make my mind up if 13 is bad luck or good luck. What do you think ? Maybe I am playing with fate when I post this top 13 Thanksgiving Candle …

Tutorial: Scoop pocket skirt for little girls

Pamela from Sovanisa shares a tutorial for making her Belli Skirt for little girls. It’s a gathered skirt with scoop pockets, made out of a soft …

Blog Archive » Make a Faux Leaf Bowl

I have a ton of faux leaves in fall colors hiding in my stash, and yet every year I find myself buying more of them. Have you ever found yourself …


5 Candle Displays That Anyone Can Make

Mixture of candles on a cake plate make a lovely display.

Glue dried leaves onto glassware to create this natural effect.

This wood box of candles …


DIY Gift – Handmade Honey Soap Tutorial

Handmade gifts are always a favorite and they’re so much fun to make! Handmade Honey Soap is simply perfect for hostess gifts, teachers, neighbors and …


Make A Solar Water Heater

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren’t Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

1. Candle Pillars Made from Cinnamon Sticks

They’ll make your house smell amazing. You could glue the sticks around a can for extra sturdiness.

2. Starry Lights on Dried …


Thanksgiving Breads


How to Repair Damaged or Missing Veneer

How many times have you passed on buying a piece of furniture, or worse, thrown away a piece because it had missing or damaged veneer? Maybe you have …

Amateur Radio Transmits 1000 Miles On Voice Power

Many of us tried the old “Two tin cans connected by a string” experiment as kids. [Michael Rainey, AA1TJ] never quite forgot it. Back in 2009, he …