Category Archives: tutorials

Gift Wrapping Tutorial with Wax Paper

By | December 5, 2013

Wrap your holiday loafs in decorative wrapping paper using wax paper.  All you need is 2 sheets of wax paper and tissue paper.  All you do is cut out your shapes from tissue or you can use this heart pattern that I used, lay your cut out shapes on top of a piece of wax… Read More »

Hanging Wall Organizer Sewing Tutorial

By | September 16, 2013

This Hanging Wall Organizer is great for kids rooms and craft rooms.  The organizer is hung on the wall using a decorative curtain rod.  Fill the pockets to keep things handy and at your finger tips!   Supplies Needed: Fabric Contrasting fabric Iron on interfacing The size of your fabric varies depending on what size you… Read More »

Easy Sewing Machine Organizer Tutorial

By | September 13, 2013

A Sewing Machine Organizer to hold all your sewing supplies right at your finger tips.  No need to step away from your sewing machine while you’re right in the middle of a project.  Just place this organizer under your sewing machine and fill it with your supplies in the pockets.  You can make the pockets… Read More »

Scrapbook Paper Covered Letters DIY {home decor}

My niece is graduating from high school and I wanted to give her her initials that match her orange bedroom decor.   So I bought paper mache letters at Joanns and some scrapbook paper that matches the bedroom.   (don’t forget to use their coupons when you go!) I used adhesive glue in a can… Read More »

Fabric Flower Tutorial for Lamp Shade Redo-DIY

This is a continuation of my series on how to make felt and fabric flowers.  Using felt this flower is beautiful for any decoration or wreath.  I added this to a lamp shade I bought at a garage sale and love how it turned out.   They are simple and inexpensive to make and fun… Read More »

Coffee Filter Wreath Tutorial

By | February 11, 2013

A beautiful Coffee Filter Wreath to decorate your home. These wreaths can be made with white or brown coffee filters.  The edges are painted with acrylic paint to match the occasion or decor.   The heart shaped background is made using foam board then the coffee filters are hot glued onto the  board. Your only expense… Read More »

Wine Bottle and Champagne Sweater Tutorial

By | December 30, 2012

Dress up your wine bottles and champagne bottles with a sweater.  They make great gifts or just keep them for yourself! They are super easy to make, all you need is the sleeve from a sweater! Supplies You Will Need: One Sweater Ribbon Scissors, contrasting thread One bottle Measure and cut the sleeve of one… Read More »

How To Make A Potholder Table Setting {home decor}

By | December 10, 2012

How To Make A Potholder Table Setting {home decor} Dress up your table setting with a lovely potholder place setting decorated with holiday garland and holiday ribbon.  Supplies you will need: 1 Potholder Ribbon Holiday Picks I found all these supplies at the dollar store. Safety Pin or Hot glue gun Fold over the pot holder… Read More »

Re-usable Lined Plastic Bags {sewing}

By | November 18, 2012

These Lined Plastic Baggies are re-usable and can be rinsed with water.  They are lined with ‘food safe’ plastic and are perfect for packing snacks.   Pack them in lunches, use them on trips, picnics, or whenever you need a snack! You can use fabric or a kitchen towel. I used a kitchen towel from the dollar… Read More »

How To Make A Serving Tray with A Place Mat

By | November 10, 2012

A Christmas placemat sewn into a Holiday Serving Tray.  Great for table centerpieces.  It’s easy and inexpensive.  Im just a few simple steps you can create a serving tray using any place mat for any occasion. SUPPLIES NEEDED 1 Square Placemat 1 Piece of fabric cut the same shape as the place mat Double-side facing… Read More »