• How to Latch Hook

    July 26, 2013

    Today we’re going to learn how to latch hook. An easy and rewarding craft project! My love of scatter rugs has been well documented on this blog here, here and here. In fact, this has been a thing with me for as long as I can remember… When I was a kid, we had these…

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  • Sweet Fruit Salad Anytime Recipe

    July 25, 2013

    I love fruit salad no matter what time of year it is. This recipe came together one winter when I was desperate for fruit salad and had to work with what I could get at the grocery store. This recipe is very forgiving and can be altered to suit your tastes as you please… toss…

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  • Hot Glue Rings – a DIY Jewelry Experiment

    July 22, 2013

    I was walking through the craft aisles with my nephews when I happened to see colored glue sticks. I’m not sure if these are a new thing, or something I just never noticed before, but the second I did see them, I kept thinking of this necklace from Dare to DIY. Now when I first…

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  • Kumihimo – Beaded 8 Strand Cord

    July 19, 2013

    Some time ago my sweet nephews gave me a present. It was a package of hot pink seed beads and some braiding cords from the children’s craft section. They sat in my stash for a long time because I didn’t really know what to do with them. And then Kumihimo happened in a big, big…

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  • Rhinestone Flip Flops Tutorial

    July 17, 2013

    Today we’re going to kick an an awesome and simple pair of rhinestone flip flops! Strolling through the mall this past weekend I saw lots and lots of what I’d call fancy flip flops. They were all differently adored with beads, studs and rhinestones but there was one common thread connecting them all. They cost…

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  • Putting End Caps on Your Kumihimo Braids

    July 12, 2013

    Today we’re going to easily put end caps on our Kumihimo braids. What’s more, I’ll show you exact ones that will work for exact braids! Kumihimo is my new thing. I absolutely love it for a good couple of reasons.   It’s incredibly easy to learn. It’s a project that doesn’t take too much concentration so…

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  • Magnetic Travel Bingo Freebie

    July 11, 2013

    Moving right along with quiet car games (did you miss the travel tanagrams freebie?) we now have magnetic travel bingo! Get each of the kids you’ll be travelling with a cheapie cookie sheet from Wal-Mart for 97 cents and print out your freebies for tons of trapped in a car fun. Now car bingo was…

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  • Some Pretty Girls Free Cross Stitch Chart

    July 8, 2013

    Are you looking for a kind of sort of inappropriate free cross stitch chart? Welcome! I have a bit of a secret that I have been keeping from you. It’s not a huge deal and it’s not something I’m terribly proud of… but quite often I have a dirty mouth. I’m not sure why or…

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  • Magnetic Travel Tanagrams Tutorial

    July 5, 2013

    In the coming weeks I’ll be travelling with my nephews and parents around Texas, up through New Mexico and back home to Oklahoma. And since I absolutely cannot stand the sound of the little handheld video games the boys will surely bring with them, I’m finding alternative, quiet play options for them! So I bought…

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