• Printable Iron On Transfers Tutorial

    September 9, 2013 admin

    Today we’re going to save big bucks by making a printable iron on transfer using our ink jet printers! It seems that lately I’m doing an awful lot of projects with my favorite paintings by my favorite artists. I guess I’ve just been in an art loving mood here lately. If you follow my Tumblr…

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  • How to Finish a Latch Hook Rug

    August 19, 2013 admin

    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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  • How to Latch Hook

    July 26, 2013 admin

    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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  • Build Hanging Drying Racks for Your Crafty Projects

    May 2, 2013 admin

    Build drying racks for less than $8 in less than 25 minutes. Last week I was working on a project where I had tons of little bitty things that I needed to leave out to dry. While I was in another room Liddy came up and sat on my lap. I felt something was wrong…

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  • Ideas, Tips & Tricks for Crafty Crafters #2

    April 5, 2013 admin

    Last summer I put together a list of 10 crafty tips to help you out in your DIY adventures. Well guess what? Here are 10 more little bits and bobs of advice I have compiled and I’m sharing them today! Basically I carry a notebook with me at all times and it sits next to…

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  • Gluten Free Paper Mache Paste & Making a Pinata, Part 1

    March 19, 2013 admin

    I grew up in West Texas where there was a piñata at just about every kid’s party. I don’t remember ever actually taking a swing at one, though, which seems pretty odd. Some years ago my sister and I decided that her boys needed to experience a piñata in all of its violent, candy filled…

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  • Make Cut Files Out of GIF & JPEG Files in Silhouette Studio

    March 11, 2013 admin

    When I found out that a plain ol’ every day shamrock was $0.99 in the Silhouette online store I scoffed at the price. A buck for a simple shape? I could get some insanely creative cut files for that buck. So instead of handing over my dollar I decided to spend a few hours trying…

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  • Faux Hammered Metal Tutorial

    January 31, 2013 admin

    Today we’re going to use a craft store staple to knock out some cheap and impressive faux hammered metal letters! Right now I’m knees deep in redoing my main bathroom. It is the only bathroom with a shower or tub so, as far as I’m concerned it is the only bathroom that counts (since it…

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  • How to Perfectly Cut Acrylic Felt – Tutorial

    January 17, 2013 admin

    Today we’re going to address how to perfectly cut acrylic felt. Cutting nice smooth shapes out of felt can sometimes prove difficult. Smaller bits are often even more difficult to work with than larger shapes. Either way it can be all around frustrating. I mean felt is cheap and all, but who wants to waste…

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