• Easy Jump Ring Chain Bracelet Tutorial

    September 6, 2013

    Today we’re going to be making this super easy jump ring chain bracelet. This is a great beginner project that requires very little in tools or supplies. A lot of the jewelry I make has to fit into one of 3 different categories: My stash is overflowing. I’m running out of space. I need to…

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  • Super Easy Jewelry Beading Tutorial – No Crimp Beads

    August 30, 2013

    Peacocks are often adored, gorgeous creatures because they have the most beautiful fans of butt feathers. You may know what this has to do with a beading tutorial, and the fact is it doesn’t but I’m still going to tell my story… I wanted to see a peacock up close so badly as a child.…

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  • 8 Strand Kumihimo Patterns by Color Placement

    August 23, 2013

    I’m really into braiding right now and that totally includes trying to work out a gazillion Kumihimo patterns… You see I’m the type of person that will eat pancakes every meal of every day for 5 day straight and then not want pancakes again for months. The same type of person who will glitter everything…

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  • Kusudama Origami Ball Tutorial

    August 22, 2013

    Have you ever heard the phrase, Go Big or Go Home? Looking up at my giant Kusudama origami ball you might notice that it’s a philosophy I tend to live by. It’s also something that my dad said to me when I was a kid, along with other sayings that you’d find almost exclusively on…

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  • How to Cook Bread Cheese

    August 21, 2013

    This, my friends is your lucky day. Today you’re going to learn about a tasty food called bread cheese and you’ll also learn how to prepare and serve it! I love bread. Or, I guess I should say I loved bread – past tense. You see 18 months ago I was diagnosed as Celiac and…

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  • Easy, Quick and Elegant DIY Button Earrings

    August 20, 2013

    My sister recently celebrated her birthday and my gift to her was these gorgeous DIY button earrings. Me being me, I sent her a crafty present to keep her busy which had me walking around my local Hobby Lobby in search of the perfect gift. While walking around the store I noticed these gorgeous rhinestone…

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  • How to Finish a Latch Hook Rug

    August 19, 2013

    So I started this whole  latch hook rug project a few weeks ago and spent about 4 hours a night hooking my new rug. You see, I’ve always loved Neo-Plasticism of Piet Mondrian and recently decided that I wanted to make my kitchen into a cubist’s dream. I started with knocking off my own Mondrian…

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  • Free Mondrian Chart for Crafting

    August 17, 2013

    I should have know that Marla would take over this rug, just like she takes over everything… So this Saturday, or Caturday if you prefer, I’m sharing the first part in this Mondrian latch hook rug tutorial where you can get this free Mondrian chart that can be used not only for Latch-hook, but also…

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  • Belly Dancer Kumihimo – Coined Braid Tutorial

    August 16, 2013

    When I was a kid we often went to a Germanfest. And for some reason, when I was in high school,  there was a belly dancer troupe that performed on this itty bitty wood stage. Now I’m pretty sure that bratwurst and beer have nothing in common belly dancing beside the fact that they all…

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