Saturday, 30 April 2016

Baby Arm Inspired Bread

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The Japanese come up with some of the most beautiful and creative items that you can’t imagine eating, but they can also come up with some bizarre things. I know I’ve said I could eat up a cute baby, but … Read More...



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Jerk Pork Stuffed Bakes

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Here is a great appetizer, snack or even light dinner for the weekend. Bring the island flavors to your table or the backyard barbecue. Mel from Tastes Spicey brings the island flavor to your kitchen with her recipes. She does … Read More...



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At Home Helps You Get Ready to Celebrate the Arrival of Summer

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At Home is a specialty retailer of home decor products with over 50,000 unique items, including furniture, garden, home textiles, housewares, patio, rugs, seasonal decor, tabletop d├ęcor, and wall decor. This means they specialize in pretty much everything you need … Read More...



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Project: Die Cut Photo Pup Up Card

Project: Die Cut Photo Pup Up Card

Shelly Hickox made this super cool Pop Up card using a photograph and a die cut of a chair. How cool it that?! It gets my mind thinking of all the different photos and dies I could combine………. This idea … Read More...



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Free pattern: Blanc t-shirt

Free pattern: Blanc t-shirt Free pattern: Blanc t-shirt

With casual style and a loose fit, the Blanc t-shirt is a great everyday tee!  Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for making it.  It’s quick to sew up – … Read More...



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Process: Plus Side quilt with Carkai

Layout and fabric variations for Plus Side quilt

Alternate layout for the Plus Side quilt

Kirsty of Bonjour Quilts outdid herself using the Plus Side pattern in a fresh way. Embracing a modern aesthetic, her choice to piece the top using, Carkai, by Carolyn Friedlander was spot … Read More...



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Super Hero Spoon Puppets

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These Superhero spoon puppets will take a little time to create the detail on the spoons but you could skip that part if the Kids are making them on their own. Use felt for the capes and markers for the … Read More...



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Needlework Books That Will Rock Your World

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So I might have a Craft crush or Plastic Canvas crush on Diane from Craftypod.com.   When I was picking through her pages on Plastic Canvas (keep an eye out for some features from her site) I came across this article. … Read More...



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Free pattern: Waldorf pocket doll

Free pattern: Waldorf pocket doll Free pattern: Waldorf pocket doll

Cathy from Brambles & Blossoms shares a free pattern at Magic Onions for making the sweetest Waldorf style pocket dolls. The small fabric dolls are easy for small hands to hold and cuddle.  She leaves … Read More...



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20+ Free Mothers Day Printables

Celebrate your Mother or Grandmother by giving them something from the heart. Try these free printables in a frame or fill out the questionaire or print the cards!

Source: 20+ Free Mothers Day Printables | Live Randomly SimpleRead More...



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Giveaway Reminder: Paper Pumpkin Kit

Review and Giveaway: Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin Kit for April

There’s still a little time left to enter to win this months Paper Pumpkin kit from Stampin’ Up. Click here to go to the original post to enter.

-Heather… Read More...



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DIY Garden Beds the Whole Family Can Help With

In case you needed another reason to garden, a bunch of evidence has sprouted up in the past few years showing that kids learn better and eat healthier when they have access to their own beds. Gardens stimulate little ones’ interest in ecology—and let them get their hands a little dirty in the process.

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Craft Fair Resources for Newbies

If you have been thinking about selling you handmade products at craft fairs for the first time,  then I would recommend checking out this post that Marie Segares shared on the Creative Income blog.

Marie shares links to some great … Read More...



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Tutorial: Fold-roll knit and drapey fabrics for efficient storage

Tutorial: Fold-roll knit and drapey fabrics for efficient storage Tutorial: Fold-roll knit and drapey fabrics for efficient storage

Most of us fold our fabric to store it.  But some fabrics are more efficiently stored in rolls.  Kristen from Create Kids Couture shows how to roll your fabric so it … Read More...



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Spring Writing – When It Rains

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How cute it this umbrella and gumboots themed printable. This is a writing sheet by Make Kindergarten Teacher. You can download the free printable directly from his blog.

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How To Crochet Video – Cowboy Booties

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Learn how to make these cowboy/girl baby booties! Very quick to make up if you are used to crochet but not unachievable for a beginner.

Written pattern can be found here on their blog;
http://happyberrycrochet.blogspot.co….

All you need is;
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Add Some Warmth Quick with this Rainbow Colored Cowl

rainbow twist mock cable cowlNo matter the weather where you are, I think we can all appreciate instant gratification knitting projects. If it’s warm where you are now, maybe you don’t need a knit cowl, but you’ll be one step ahead of the weather … Read More...



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Freebie: Bird Coloring Page

Freebie: Bird Coloring Page

To get you excited for the next issue of The Coloring Studio publication Stampington is offering a free teaser page for you to download and color. It will be available June 1st in book and craft stores and on-line but … Read More...



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Choosing the Right Colored Pencils to Color With.

What do you use to color with? Markers? Pencils? I have a variety of mediums I love to use in my adult coloring books and a variety of brands.

I wanted to share this handy guide to choosing the best … Read More...



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10 Cute Tote Bag Designs to Stamp this Summer

Tote bags are the ideal summer accessory – they’re easy to carry, strong, roomy and best of all, they can be customised to suit your tastes! We can’t get enough of fabric stamping at the moment, so here’s some of our favourite designs for your summer tote.

10 Cute Tote Bag Designs to Stamp this Summer

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Handprinted Nature Totes by Lulu Loves Handmade

block printed leaf bag

Block Print Leaf Bag by Coo and Co

linoleum block print circle bag

Linoleum Block Print Bag by Paper N Stitch

stencilled lace and initial bag

Stencilled Tote Bags by Let’s Just Build a House

sprinkles bag

Handprinted Tote by Brit & Co Studios

DIY Heart Print Bag by The Lovely Drawer

stamped bug tote bag

Stamped Bug Tote Bag by Natalie Wright

anchor stamped tote

DIY Nautical Tote by Natalie Franke

geometric stamped design

Stamped Tote Bag by Kollabora

DIY Eraser stamped tote

DIY Eraser Stamped Tote Bags by Domestic Fashionista

Shop Fabric Paints and Dyes

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Friday, 29 April 2016

Tutorial: Envelope pillow covers with French seams

Tutorial: Envelope pillow covers with French seams Tutorial: Envelope pillow covers with French seams

Delia from Delia Creates shows how you can make pillow covers finished off with French seams so there are no raw edges.  They have simple envelope back, so need for zippers or buttons … Read More...



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Let the Hosts of ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Help You Plan Your Party

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If you’re a fan of ABC’s hit show The Chew, you’ll love The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining. This new release cookbook is full of crowd pleasing recipes, as well as fun anecdotes and show … Read More...



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Tutorial: Key fob that also holds a pack of gum

Tutorial: Key fob that also holds a pack of gum Tutorial: Key fob that also holds a pack of gum

Wren from The Inspired Wren created this extended key fob to help make sure that her keys and a pack of gum are always within easy reach in her purse.  … Read More...



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Tutorial: Felt origami butterflies

Tutorial: Felt origami butterflies Tutorial: Felt origami butterflies

These origami butterfly hair clips are easy to make from craft felt.  Jessica from Cutesy Crafts shares a tutorial showing how.  They’ll look best out of higher quality felt. Each one uses just a small piece … Read More...



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Free Chart – Windmill In Blue

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I really like this pattern because it reminds me of the China Plates my mother collected. A few years ago she decided to part with them to make more room in the house.  This would be perfect on her wall … Read More...



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