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[13 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 698 views]
Tutorial: Oven Mitt Angel

If you liked my kitchen towel angel tutorial, then you will also love her companion – the oven mitt angel!  Pair these up for a wonderful, useful gift for anyone on your holiday gift list who loves to cook.  These also make great hostess gifts, so whip up a few before you head out to any parties this season- or if you are hosting the …

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[4 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,664 views]
10 DIY Monograms for Holiday Giving

Personalize your holiday gifts with cute, handmade monograms. You can add monograms to all kinds of cute gifts, from totes and towels to mugs and mason jars.

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[28 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,509 views]
Tutorial:  Kitchen Towel Angels

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who enjoys spending time in the kitchen?  Turn a collection of practical kitchen items into a fun present by making a kitchen towel angel!  With a few rubber bands and a little folding, you can easily transform a potholder, a dish cloth, and a dish towel into this heavenly doll.

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[20 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 3,557 views]
10 DIY Coffee Cozies for You or for Gifts

It has been chilly on and off here in Atlanta, and I have been seeing pictures of snow all over my friends’ Facebook pages. Nothing warms me up on a cold morning like a hot drink, and I hate when my warm cup of coffee goes almost instantly cold in the fall and winter. These DIY coffee cozies are a great way to use scrap or stash fabric. Make them for yourself, or whip some up to gives as gifts!

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[1 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 414 views]
Make a Pom Pom Hand Towel

Though they can sometimes be impractical, I have always loved decorative towels.  My grandma always called them “guest towels”, which I never found to be a very good name because when we came to her house as guests we weren’t allowed to use them – they would be on the rack in front of plain towels, and we were to dry our hands on those, …

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[4 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | 814 views]
Make a Button and Tassel Keychain

I am a saver of scraps and random odds-and-ends, so I am always on the lookout for ideas that are good for using up my stash of little tidbits.  If that also describes you, you’ll love these button tassel keychains from Julie at Sum of Their Stories!  Stylish, cute, and easy, these are a great stashbusting project, and would also make wonderful gifts.  You could …

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[13 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 1,274 views]
Make Notebook Tea Towels

With school back in session, it’s a good time to start thinking about teacher appreciation gifts!  It’s no secret that we love tea towels, and these notebook tea towels by Liz at Say Yes are particularly cute!  If you can sew in a straight line, you can make these – no fancy sewing skills required.  Which also makes it a great beginner sewing project, so …

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[24 Jul 2014 | One Comment | 1,619 views]
10 DIY Coasters Tutorials

Summer is all about cold beverages, and when you’ve got a frosty drink, you need a coaster. And, of course, you need that coaster to be cute. Cute and handmade. Now that’s a coaster worthy of the cocktail you’re sipping! Here are 10 DIY coasters to choose from!

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[5 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,757 views]
10 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming up in just a week and a half, but you’ve still got one crafting weekend left to make a gift for dad! Whether you need something to gift your own pops or a gift idea that you can help your kids make for their daddy, there’s something for everyone on this list. Happy Fathers day, y’all!

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[28 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 844 views]
Make Washi Tape Necktie Father’s Day Cards

It’s nearly time for Father’s Day again.  Honor dear ol’ dad this year with a spiffy shirt and necktie card from Omiyage Blogs!  You can mix and match the colors and patterns of the paper and washi tape used to make these cards match dad’s personal style.  You could even substitute a bowtie in place of a necktie.  Or if dad isn’t a tie guy at …