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Special {Halloween} Giveaway!!!

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update -- Giveaway closed. The winner is Hillary @ The Browns. Congratulations!! Halloween Count Down To Candy Advent Calendar We want to help you get to the fun stuff faster...CRAFTING Kids love changing the numbers on this as they anticipate the big day of SUGAR OVERLOAD and costumes! We are giving 3 of these kits away to 1 lucky reader! 3 Count Down to Candy Kits! We sold these on … [Read more...]

{Happy} Halloween Wreath Tutorial

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 Have I mentioned that I love Halloween - lol? I do -- but I don't really care for the gruesome, bloody side of Halloween decor. I like to keep my Halloween cute and lighthearted. I was trying to come up with a new Halloween Wreath and really wanted to make something with polka dots -- you know how I love those. Plus some glitter -- nothing says Halloween like glitter :) I had a Dollar Store … [Read more...]

Guest Project — DIY {Halloween} Candelabra

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  Hi all, I'm Sandra from Sawdust and Paper Scraps.  I'm super excited to be here to share a little project with you.   Thanks for having me Jen. Halloween is a my daughter's favorite holiday and she wants to decorate as soon as she sees the stores all decked out with their Spooky goods (which pretty much happens in July these days.) I tell her we have to wait until October … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Ruffled Flower Rag Quilt & Free Downloadable Pattern!

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I am so excited to be here today! I am the Bobbie the author of A Vision to Remember I also have my own etsy shop, where I sell many of my creations. I am a stay at home mom of 2 awesome girls and one sweet and loving dog. They are my inspiration for sure. Everything that I have made has been for them in some way. Here are a couple of things that I have made over at my blog: This was a fun … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Applique Tote Bag!

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Hi! I am Missy from The little Green Bean. Jennifer from Tatertots and Jello has allowed me to do a guest post today and I am so excited! Thank you Jennifer!   I like to do about any type of craft. I scrapbook, sew, paper craft, and I also have a small photography business. I love to re-decorate my home using things someone else might just throw away. I am very happily married to a man who … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make Entryway Artwork! {and a giveaway event}

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Hi! I'm Michele from The Scrap Shoppe. A little about me: I've been married to my wonderful husband for 7 years, and we have an absolutely adorable 23 month old son (I'm not a bit biased about his cuteness!). I work full time as a biochemist at a large private university, but I'm a crafter at heart. I love to scrapbook, play with paper and fabric, garden, dabble in graphic design, and just … [Read more...]

Giant Flower Tote Tutorial

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I needed a sturdy, easy-access bag for my trip. But I also wanted it to be different and cute. So I decided to make one! I took a tote I bought at Walmart a few months ago on clearance. I liked the stripes, but it needed something to jazz it up. If you want to make one, here's what you do:  Materials: Tote Bag 3 Designs of Fabric Sewing Machine Needle and Thread Liquid Stitch … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Quick, No-Sew Headband Idea

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 Hi! I'm Mique from 30days and when Jen put out the call for willing people to guest post, I jumped on it. I have been an admirer of Tatertots and Jello and even got Jen to post for my Funner in the Summer series. In real life I'm a stay at home mom to 3 crazy kids and when I have down time I post my ideas and those that I've found online at 30days. Today I wanted to share a … [Read more...]

Summertime Subway Art project

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I spent last week getting ready to go on Studio 5. I was so excited to do a demonstration on one of my favorite projects -- Subway Art! I had some "craft fails" getting ready, {and a meltdown -- shhh, don't tell} but I persevered, finished my projects and had a wonderful time on the show! One of the projects that I made was a "Summertime" version of Subway Art! It actually ended up being … [Read more...]

DIY Dish Giveaway!

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Do you know about the DIY DISH?  It's the coolest website and webshow run by the double crafty twin duo, Kim & Kris!   They have all sorts of fun crafts and ideas. Like -- {Summer BBQ Garland} {Lampshade Makeover} {Wool Sweater to Sling Purse} {Make Decorative Straight Pins out of Shinky Dinks} And now Kim and Kris have come up with a DVD full of KID … [Read more...]