Tag Archives | Crafts

April 8, 2014
This rolled paper wreath is so pretty, and such a great way to use pretty patterned papers!

Rolled Paper Wreath

If you haven’t sashayed through the scrapbooking section during your latest trips to the craft store, you really are missing out. There are so many gorgeous, affordable patterned papers available these days, and the ways to use them go far beyond cardmaking, scrapbooking and other standard paper crafts! Today, I’m sharing a simple, beautiful way […]

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March 31, 2014
Polka dot trinket dishes by Positively Splendid

Polka-Dotted Trinket Dishes

Each year, it seems like the advent of spring brings plenty of gift-giving opportunities! With Mothers’ Day, graduations, weddings and more, I am always looking for easy handmade gift ideas. These little polka-dotted trinket dishes can be whipped up in no time flat, and they only cost a mere $1 or so to make. They […]

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March 26, 2014
A super simple tutorial for how to make pom poms. No special tools needed!

How to Make Pom-Poms

Handmade pom-poms are some of my favorite secret weapons for easily adding pizzazz to my craft projects, since they add tons of terrific dimension and can be whipped up in just a matter of minutes. Pom-poms are terrific for adorning wearable items like headbands and scarves, or even home decor items like throws, pillows and […]

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March 19, 2014
Fabric yo-yo's are a great way to use fabric scraps! Free templates with tutorial at Positively Splendid.

Fabric Yo-Yo Tutorial with Free Printable Templates

As you might imagine, I have accumulated quite a stash of fabric scraps over the years. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite ways to put those scraps to use: fabric yo-yo’s! These little gems, which look something like gathered flowers, are perfect for adorning anything from wearable accessories to home decor items, and they […]

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March 13, 2014
Decorative carrots made with yarn and Styrofoam cones. Simply adorable!

Yarn-Wrapped Carrots

With spring nearly upon us, craft some cute yarn-wrapped carrots to add a pop of fun color to your seasonal decorations. These carrots are perfect for displaying alongside Easter decor, and they require no fussy crafting techniques and just a few very simple supplies. Read on to find out how they are made!

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February 27, 2014
Pinch-proof St. Patrick's Day badges with free printables

Pinch-Proof St. Patrick’s Day Badges

Help friends and family stay pinch-free this St. Patrick’s Day by crafting fun badges to wear on the big day! Today, I’m providing free printable badges in a fun St. Patrick’s Day theme that you can print onto cardstock and use on their own or affix to a handmade felt shamrock for an extra dose […]

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February 26, 2014
How to make felt shamrocks. A terrific, easy-to-follow tutorial!

How to Make Felt Shamrocks

Felt shamrock embellishments are so quick and easy to make, and they are the perfect way to add a bit of flair to your St. Patrick’s Day crafts! Today, I’ll fill you in on all of the details for how to make some lucky felt four-leaf clovers of your own. Let me show you how it’s […]

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February 14, 2014
Stenciled tile magnets - so quick and easy!

Stenciled Tile Magnets

With spring just around the corner, bring a vibrant touch of color to your space–and get a bit more organized in the process! These sweet stenciled tiled magnets can be made in a flash, and they are the perfect way to keep papers, photos and mementos stylishly neat and tidy on your refrigerator, in your […]

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February 11, 2014
Mailbox treat boxes with free printable Valentine's Day postcards. Filled with ready-made bakery items, these are an easy last-minute Valentine's Day idea for teachers, neighbors and more! #bakerybecause

Valentine Mailbox with Free Postcard Printable #bakerybecause

Today’s post is brought to you by Rich Products. // Is there someone special to whom you would like to show your appreciation this Valentine’s Day? If so, I have a perfect idea for giving them a memorable, thoughtful gift that takes almost no time at all. In just 15 minutes (or less!) you can whip […]

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January 16, 2014
Bow tie place settings - Such an easy, pretty wedding idea!

Bow Tie Place Settings

If you are planning a wedding or other special event, today’s simple place setting idea is one you are sure to love. By taking a standard square napkin and folding it with a flourish, you can give each plate at the table its own bow tie. This idea is easy to execute, too, making it […]

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