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Terracotta Pot Wind Chimes

Terracotta Pot Wind Chimes I love the look and sound of wind chimes though they drive my husband crazy.  Still, I thought I would give you my take on the terracotta pot wind chimes.  They are super easy to make and can be decorated however you would like.  I chose a bumble bee theme for mine. What you will Need: 3-4 terracotta pots in graduated sizes.  I used three from the smallest to medium sized Beads with a large hole. {Read More}

Tassel USB Key Chain

Tassel USB Key Chain I am always forgetting to charge the tablet I carry in my purse so I found the perfect idea courtesy of urban outfitters to solve this problem.  The Tassel USB Key Chain is the perfect solution to my charging woes.  It is easy to make and requires just a few items you may already have on hand.  This tutorial will walk you step by step on how to make this easy but very useful item and {Read More}

Three Pocket Scissor Holder

Three Pocket Scissor Holder I thought I would make yet another version of the three pocket scissor holder because it is indeed a handy little project to keep all of your sewing scissors together in one place.  This is an easy project that uses only a fat quarter of fabric, some batting, a pattern and some standard sewing supplies. What you will Need: Pattern Piece 1 Pattern Piece 2 1 fat quarter 1/4 yd. Batting 5″ Ribbon Standard Sewing Supplies {Read More}

Make a Fabric Journal Cover

Make a Fabric Journal Cover I love journals and diaries but they can be expensive.  What isn’t expensive is a standard school composition book. These books are not much to look at but you can make them beautiful by taking some fabric scraps to make a a fabric journal cover that will fit your 50 cent composition book perfectly.  No one will suspect that this beauty was made from leftovers that can be reused over and over again. What you {Read More}

Upcycle Dollar Store Range Covers

Upcycle Dollar Store Range Covers I love upcycling.  Making something useful out of something inexpensive or unused.  During one of my forays into the dollar store I came across some round range burner covers, two for a dollar that I thought were perfect for upcycling.  Using some other dollar store items and a few craft store purchases it was easy to create these usable items for very little money.  With a little creativity and a few dollars you can also {Read More}

DIY Mannequin Pin Cushion

DIY Mannequin Pin Cushion I came up with the idea to make a DIY mannequin pin cushion for my sewing room.  I really thought it was a cute original idea until I saw this terrific pattern and video on the DIYdish.  Rather than using the pattern I managed to eek out using a jewelry model I have and that you have seen in previous photos I decided to use the one from DIYdish with a link to that site and {Read More}

How to Make Marbled Mugs

How to Make Marbled Mugs  Talk about instant gratification.  This mug marbling project is exactly that.  Pretty up some boring white mugs with any color you like with this simple and very fast marbling project.  These mugs add that little bit of extra color that every home decor needs. This tutorial will show you how to make marbled mugs or any other plain white project from white to bright. What you will Need Mugs Nail Polish Toothpicks Disposable container Wax {Read More}

Cute Little Gift Boxes

Cute Little Gift Boxes These are tiny little gift boxes for tiny little things.  You can enlarge the pattern to any size you like so long as you can find card stock to match.  I used 12 x 12 for my mini version of these fun little boxes.  Choose a Holiday patterned paper if you like or one that is birthday themed.  Either way, they are just too cute for words so I hope you give them a try. What {Read More}

Plant Mason Jar Succulents

Plant Mason Jar Succulents My son is moving into his first place and I wanted him to have a live plant.  Knowing how irresponsible he can be about watering plants, I thought succulents would be the ideal option so I combined my love of mason jars with planting a variety of small succulent plants purchased from my local garden shop. With this easy to follow tutorial, you too can plant mason jar succulents.   What you will Need: 1 Large {Read More}

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