Valentine’s Day

| For Kids, Holidays, Tutorial

The Christmas decorations are put away now.  It’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day.  I’m currently working on a great new Valentine’s day decoration but until then check out these . . . . . Conversation Heart Play Cookies Monet-Inspired Decor Another Valentine’s Day Decoration Or a mailbox for all those valentines!   I […] Read more…


Christmas Stocking Bunting – A Tutorial

| Holidays, Tutorial

I love the idea of stockings hung by the fire – especially at Christmas. Here’s a quick tutorial for Christmas stocking bunting to hang by your fire. You’ll need: Stiff Felt Fabric scraps (or from fat quarters) Double fold bias tape (1 package) Thread Sharpie or fabric marker Stocking Pattern (found here) Start by cutting […] Read more…


The Ruffle Headband

| Accessories, Apparel, Tutorial

Hi everyone!  I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving!  Today I wanted to share with you a great idea I had for a ruffle (or more accurately – a gathered) headband.  It’s very simple and a it would make a great stocking stuffer or gift for a friend in the office. You’ll need: 22″ […] Read more…


Freezer Paper 101

| Techniques, Tutorial

A lot of you have asked me about a freezer paper tutorial, so here it is.  Using freezer paper to paint images on clothing is an easy, inexpensive way to spice up a plain shirt. You’ll need: Freezer paper (also known as butcher’s paper – it has a waxy feel to one side) X-Acto knife […] Read more…


Bookshelf Facelift

| For the home, Tutorial

One of the last projects I’m going to share with you for Far Far Away week is how to give a little facelift to an inexpensive bookshelf.  I took this…. and transformed it into this…. The bookshelf I’m starting with is a particleboard bookshelf.  Yup, really inexpensive.  It’s too dark for my daughter’s bedroom so […] Read more…

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