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[29 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 390 views]
Tutorial:  Cheap and Easy Ribbon Organizer

Ribbon, ribbon and more ribbon!  I have so many spools that they were starting to take over my craft studio.  Do you have an excess of ribbon that you need to tame?  See how I used materials that I had laying around to create super easy, really quick racks to contain mt collection!  It’s also much more organized now, with everything in plain view on …

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[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 1,027 views]
Make Stamps from Household Objects

Scrapbooking, card making, art journaling, gift wrapping, wall decor…  There are lots of reasons why you might find yourself needing to add some visual interest to a background, and stamping is a great way to do that.  But don’t feel like you are limited to just the options in your rubber stamp collection!  Heather Greenwood gathered up a bunch of common household items and wrote …

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[5 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,204 views]
Make Puffy Paint Printed Fabric

I have to admit, I haven’t personally used puffy paints since about 1994.  They’ve never been my favorite, but after seeing this tutorial from Alisa Burke, I am starting to think that I need to give them another try!  Using her technique, you can turn a piece of plain fabric into a custom print with any patterns and colors you want.  I might try this process …

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[26 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 4,841 views]
10 Storage Ideas for Your Fabric Stash

Do you have a bit of a fabric storage situation? Me too. My fabric is overflowing all of its precious shelf and closet space, and it needs some wrangling! Check out these tips for storing fabric on the cheap and keeping it organized!

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 2,265 views]
Beyond Sock Monkeys: 10 Toys to Make with Old Socks

Now that it’s warm outside, are you cleaning out your dresser? Don’t toss those old pairs of socks with holes in the heel or toe! Sock monkeys have always been the go-to toy to make from old socks, but there are lots of super fun variations on that theme. Check out these cute alternative sock stuffies!

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[6 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 7,763 views]
Make Twine from Scrap Fabric

What do you do with your scrap fabric?  I have a whole box of little leftover bits that I’ve hoarded away for future use, but for the most part all I do with them is just that: hoarding.  Want to put some of your scrap hoard to good use?  Check out this tutorial by Cintia from My Poppet, who used her scraps to twist up …

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[30 May 2014 | One Comment | 1,638 views]
Dye Unfinished Wood with Kool Aid

Have you seen the little unfinished wood boxes they sometimes have at Dollar Tree?  There are so many crafty possibilities for decorating them!  One way to give them some personality is by adding a little color – using Kool Aid!  Laura from Pet Scribbles turned a plain wooden box into a purple chest for little treasures using a packet of grape Kool Aid, a use …

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[8 May 2014 | No Comment | 2,719 views]
10 Craft Projects to Bust Your Stash

Is your bin of yarn or box of fabric scraps overflowing? Don’t live with the clutter! Grab those free craft supplies, and try some of these stash-busting craft projects!

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[30 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 3,050 views]
Make DIY 3D Dot Embellishments

Argentinian DIYer Agus Yornet had a crafty dilemma; she’d seen crafts made using colorful 3D dots and wanted to try using some herself, but she couldn’t find them for sale anywhere in her country.  Her solution was to make her own – using her hot glue gun and a little paint!  They’re super cheap and easy to make and would be great to work into …

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 2,510 views]
10 Clever Pincushion Tutorials

If you’re been sewing for any length of time, you probably have one of those sweet little tomato pincushions. Mix things up a bit with a custom, homemade pincushion instead! We’ve got 10 pincushion tutorials for you, so you can find the perfect one to fit your sewing needs. The best part? You probably have most of what you need to make these suckers in your stash or lying around the house!