Nov 28, 2010

Make A Snowstorm Inside This Year!

Click on pictures to be taken to tutorial.

A guestroom plays host to a man-made snowstorm. The improbability of finding a flurry of white paper dots floating above his or her bed will charm and delight any visitor.

Say goodbye to hand-cut snowflakes taped to windows. Instead, try a curtain of whimsical flakes hung on strands of dental floss.

Hung like beaded curtains in front of windows, these snowflakes make a subtle, modern, and whimsical addition to any seasonal room d├ęcor.

Storage Ideas

Here are some great ideas for storing anything that needs a home.

Make this bin holder and add it to your desk for a little extra storage.

Mod Podge a set of drawers.  A great way to add color to your room.

This tutorial uses recycled three match boxes to create this handy storage chest.

Nov 27, 2010

I've been looking for a gift I could make for my husband's father.  He is a true cowboy, who even lives in Montana.  I found this tutorial at  (picture is linked to tutorial)

This leather-covered journal will impress the writers on your list.
Transform tins for creative gift giving this year! (picture is linked to tutorial)
Turn leftover holiday tins into practical containers to store craft supplies, receipts, loose change, you name it.

Things I Want To Make

Beautiful corduroy skirt tutorial over at Tea Rose Home. (click on picture to go to tutorial)

Personalize your gifts with your own labels.  This is a great way to create your own labels instead of buying custom made ones, and a lot cheaper!!

Sew sweet fabric labels into all of your handmade gifts!

Ever wonder how they add such cute fabric shapes to quilts?  No need to wonder any more!  Anita at BLOOMIN' WORKSHOP has an awesome tutorial about this. (picture is linked)

Little Birds quilt for DQS5.

Awesome laptop bag tutorial at The Home in Paradise.  (picture is linked)

The Home in Paradise has a tutorial on how to make this lovely camisole.  Perfect for you or as a gift, whoever you make this for will be sure to love it!

A better looking pillow case.

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Simple zippered pillow covers.

Easy tutorial for a little girl's top and skirt.

Nov 22, 2010

Dish Towels

Dish towels that stay put.  Yes, there is such a thing!  Krystal at Sassy Sanctuary has come up with a brilliant solution for keeping dish towels where you want them.  Picture is link to her tutorial at Sassy Sanctuary.

Nov 11, 2010

November 2010 Desktop

November 2010 Desktop freebie.  I don't know about you, but I need to have a big calendar on my desktop for easy viewing.  I created this one really quick the other day.  You are welcome to have it if you like :-)  Just click on the picture to open full resolution, right click on it to save to your computer.  Then open the folder you saved the photo in, right click on the file and go to *Set as Desktop Background*.  Viola!!

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Nov 7, 2010

Sweet Tooth

Kellie at KELLIES KREATIONS has the cuties SWEET TOOTH collection.  Stop over at Kellie's to grab each of these free downloads.  Click on any picture to go to that post at KELLIES KREATIONS to get the freebie.

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Nov 3, 2010

Tutorials found for Wednesday

(Pictures are linked to tutorials)

Different Seam Finishing Techniques

Moda Bake Shop has a ton of tutorials, which they call recipes.  Here are a few of my favorites.  Click on the picture to go to the recipe/tutorial over at Moda.  


(front of pillow)

(back of pillow)

Nov 2, 2010

Ever wonder how to make a Peasant Skirt?  Well, you don't have to wonder any longer!  This tutorial will even figure out how wide you need to cut your fabric.  All you need to do is measure your hips and enter the number. How easy is that?  This skirt can be found here at jcaroline creative.

peasant skirt
Repurposing an old knit shirt into Leggings/Skirt.

We have so many T's we no longer wear.  I am going to use this tutorial for making leggings and skirts out of old shirts!  Here is the tutorial!

Embroidered A Line Skirt with Patchwork Detailing by Sew a straight line.

You can find the tutorial here.

Marble Magnets

Found this tutorial at Family Savage. I need to make some of these! Check out the tutorial here.

Superhero Cape Tutorial

Dylan wanted to be a Super Hero this year for Halloween. I used this tutorial by Puking Pastilles to make his cape.
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