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Make Memories: DIY Jenga Wedding Guestbook

Getting hitched? Starting building your newly minted life of wedded bliss on a strong foundation of creative fun with a cool DIY Jenga wedding guestbook!<p>Instead of signing a traditional guestbook (or in addition to it), friends and family can leave words of love, advice, or encouragement on a Jenga …


260+ Yarn Crafts for Kids

Shares 7<p>You don’t have to know how to crochet or knit to make fun <b>yarn crafts for kids</b>. There are many creative ideas for using yarn in crafting, and …

Embroidery Skills: Pistol Stitch Fireworks

Partake in a little fun and festive stitching for Fourth of July with this pistol stitch fireworks embroidery tutorial from Mollie at Wild Olive.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

Dandelion Puff Embroidery Pattern

Looking for a lovely summer embroidery project? Download this sweet dandelion puff embroidery pattern from Rebecca at Hugs Are Fun and bliss out with some french knots!


Embroidery Hoop Doodle Art

Grab your paint markers and turn plain fabric into unique and lovely home decor with this embroidery hoop doodle art project idea from Alisa Burke!<p>Ready to take your drawings from the sketchbook to the wall? Head on over to Alisa Burke’s blog to see even more doodle art photo inspiration.


Shamrock Stamping

Shares 17<p>Make your own shamrock shaped stamps from wine corks and a rubber band! A great activity for St. Patrick’s Day, perfect for making …

Rubber Bands

27 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas For Christmas

I think we can all agree that the most important part about Christmas is represented by the gifts. Most likely, you’ll have to pack some gifts this …

More Christmas Quickie Crochets

Grandma Pam has some cute crochet patterns! Here are two that will work up very quickly for Christmas.<p>You won’t be able to resist the cute little …

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 …

Vitalijs Markuns’ Traditional Matchstick Houses

Lithuanian artisan Vitalijs Markuns likes to come up with new ways to construct these striking little houses out of matchsticks without any glue, and then share his process with others.<p>My grandfather was a clown, and I feel that bringing joy to others is some kind of a mission in our family. We are …

Turkey Veggie Platter

On Thanksgiving, my favorite part is the veggie platter. Maybe because I was always responsible for the platter during the big day growing up. I …

Ribbon Christmas Tree Decoration

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>Hexagon Flower Doll Quilt, by ellis & higgs<p>African flower ball with rattle and lamb’s wool, by muustare<p>Big Bright Moon Shrine, by PixieHillStudio<p>Sherlock and Watson Owls, by iamcraftish<p>Papier-Mache mushrooms, by Lazar G.

Appalachian Whiskey Applesauce Cake

3 Comments<p>Guest post by Jeannette of Everybody Likes Sandwiches<p>Fall is apple season and because apples are in my top 3 of Best Fruit Ever list, I …

Free Cup Cosy Knitting Pattern

Free cup cosy knitting pattern. Whip one up for the winter months - great for gifts and stocking stuffers!<p>560<p>5125

Pincushion Pattern

Imaginesque – well, if I have said it once I have said it many, many times – I love the patterns from this site. This pattern is presented with the …

Christmas Platter

Don’t be caught in a pickle (pun totally intended) when you’re asked to bring a “share plate” to your next street party. This Cucumber Christmas tree …

Tutorial: Reversible pillow cover for fall and Christmas

Over at Stitched By Crystal, you can see how to make this throw pillow cover with a leaf applique design. But wait, there’s more! Turn it inside out, …

How-To: Crocheted Hanging Mason Jar Cozy

Rustic up your autumn evenings by suspending some candles with this great crocheted mason jar cozy tutorial from What Would Jen Do?<p>[via Knitted Bunny]

How-To: Style a Corner Gallery Wall

When decorating small or irregularly shaped spaces, a corner gallery wall can be the perfect way to display pieces of art that otherwise wouldn’t fit. But, as with any large decor job, getting started can be a little bit intimidating. Luckily, Elsie from A Beautiful Mess has created this great …

Video Tutorials

How-To: Make an Edible Apple Swan

Impress your guests by making some elegant swans out of apples with this sweet tutorial from The King of Random.

Sewing Technique: Shell Smocking

Add some serious texture to your sewing projects and quilt blocks with this shell smocking tutorial that TeresaDownUnder shared as part of a quilt block in her textured 4-patch quilt series on Sewn Up!<p>TeresaDownUnder’s tutorial shows the shell smocking technique in the context of a 4-patch quilt …




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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cross Stitch

This handsome cross stitch sampler featuring text from an episode of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is available as a kit as well as made to order by Etsy user Purple Hippo Stitches.<p>[via needle work]

Quilled Starry Night

<b>Starry Starry Night</b> is one of my favorites by <b>Vincent Van Gogh</b>. I love the colors, and I love the movement and it seemed like a great piece of art to …

Desserts, anyone?

*Sigh*<p>This must be the side effect of watching too much of food programmes on TV. I'm totally overloading with Top Chef Desserts right now! (I watch …