Archive for May, 2010


Quick & Easy Thank you Gift!

May 30th, 2010

             My Little Sisters Graduation was this past weekend, And she was looking for quick & Easy ideas that were still cute. I came up with these Candy Bars Bouquets and she absolutely loved them!

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The Creative Family Giveaway

May 27th, 2010

  Summer is fast approaching and if you are anything like me you are starting to wonder what in the world you are going to do when the kids are home… all day… every day. Chances are you have some activities lined up for the summer break but I know that those inbetween days, when [...]

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Turning Top into Rolags

May 24th, 2010

Here’s a quick little tutorial for the spinners out there. I love the colors and depth that a hand dyed top can have but I also love the quick and, dare I say fun, long draw drafting method. Considering long draw works best with rolags, which generally come off of carded batts, dyed tops and [...]

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Accordion Picture Book Tutorial

May 21st, 2010

  Accordion books are so much fun to make! The possibilities are endless!  I’m going to start by showing you the first one I’ve ever learned!

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fold-over waistband skirt

May 20th, 2010

I love the comfort of a fild-over waistband. It’s fit is so forgiving on those days and it’s nice and wide so I don’t have that pinching feeling that I sometimes get from elastic waistbands. I’ve also been on a skirt kick lately because summer is fast approaching and I just don’t look that great [...]

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ATC: art in your pocket

May 14th, 2010

I’ve recently come across a wonderful craft that goes by the name ATC. ATC stands for artist trading card and all that means is that it’s a 2.5″x3.5″ piece of art that is traded. That is the size of a standard playing card or trading card. True ATCs are only obtainable through trading and they [...]

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A Twist on the Removeable Wall Decal

May 9th, 2010

First off, so sorry for being MIA this past week.  Kids have been sick, life has been hectic, and I needed to restock on supplies . So, do it yourself removable wall decals.  I fell in love with wall decals the first time I discovered them.  I’ve rented all my life and painting on the walls has [...]

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Jo-Ann Senior Citizen Discount

May 3rd, 2010

I just wanted to give you all a quick heads up. Jo-Ann Craft Stores is having a 60 years or older discount day on Wednesday May 5th, 2010. It’s an all day sale and all stores are participating. You will receive 15% off your entire purchase (sale items included). Like all Jo-Ann discounts, there are [...]

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