Sunday, December 29, 2013

How to Make and Do Appliques

From AngelLea a tutorial here

From Sew Like my Mom here

I've been playing around with appliques. I've been making a mermaid one, steampunk octopus with top hat and mustache and a zombie girl. I've done an patchwork elephant and mustache on some quilt squares. When I get a chance I'll take pictures for you.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

DIY Pin Cushion

I am making a couple of pin cushions for gifts. I thought I would post some interesting ones to make as gifts or even for myself.
These Mushroom ones are from an Chinese site so I don't have much information on them but the post is here

Same site, different cushion here

From Sarah Hodgson's Blog a tutorial on the flower pin cushion here
I've made these before and they are easy and fun to make. You can just use scrap fabric or do a patchwork.

Here's a cute pattern from The Little House by the Sea here


Tea Cup and Saucer Tutorial here
How to make these cute cupcake pincushions from Duckling Pond here

More info about making different pin cushion's from the Domestic Diva's Disasters here

Monday, November 11, 2013

Veteran's Day

Thank you to all who have served and are currently serving and their families.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Doll Head Decor

Laura Moncur blog has ideas for these here

One way of decorating is doll parts -info here

Cool ideas here from Science Teacher here

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Green-Eyed Monster Wreath

Cool and a bit on the pricey side to make but from Country Living's tutorial here

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Hogwart's Halloween

Learn how to recreate the Hogwart's Halloween party at your home from The Charm of Home tutorial here

Monday, October 28, 2013

Felt Witch Hat

Another cute tutorial for making a witch's hat out of felt. I would like to make a smaller witch hat and decorated it. From Delia Creates tutorial here

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Halloween Book Covers

What a easy and unique way to decorate for Halloween. From Little House on the Corner a free downloadable for these covers here

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Diy Halloween Village

Another awesome idea for making an Halloween Village. This one is made out of $1.00 Bird Houses from JoAnn Fabrics. From the Crafty Cupboard tutorial here

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013

Halloween Crates

Simple easy project from My Papercrane:the Art & Craft of Heidi Kenney tutorial including downloadable
labels here

Love the colors of the candy-another project on the to do list.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Lighting up Pumpkins

No time to carve a pumpkin? Here's a way to light them up. More ideas here

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Steampunk Pumpkins!

Here's an awesome tutorial to redo a plastic pumpkin. Instructables has Yamiguru's Awesome tutorial to make this here

Friday, October 18, 2013

Jack Skellington n Sally, Grim Reaper and Demon Costumes Part 1

Yes, I'm either sewing, crafting, painting, taping and anything else to make these costumes.
My middle son and a friend are going to be Jack and Sally. Youngest son the grim reaper and me the demon. Oh, I forgot I'm renting a costume for hubby to be a Yeti.
I have the Sally costume almost done, jack -have to finish painting it, reaper is almost done, my horns are half way done and still need to do a few things.
Anyway, I will post photos soon-yeah, I know I keep saying that.

Halloween Eyeball Bouquet

Here's a cute idea to do with the kids-Eyeball Bouquet. From Crafts n Coffee the tutorial here

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Doll Head Halloween Decor

This is such a awesome way to decorate with broken dolls-just use their heads. There are a lot of pics and some info on doing this from Sweet Pickins(formely Show & Tell)here

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

How to Make a Witch Hat or Wizzard Hat

Here's a tutorial on how to make either one of them either for a costume prop or decoration prop.
From First Palette tutorial here

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Witch Legs Diy

This is a cute diy project , simple and easy. From Design Dazzle tutorial here

Monday, October 14, 2013

Spooky Bottles DIY

Isn't this spooky looking. This is a cool way to do up bottles and make them also into candle holders.
Crafty in Crosby has a great tutuorial here

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Chrome Pumpkins

Cute and easy. Made with those 1.00 pumpkins candy holders. From Doodle Craft tutorial here

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Skeleton Wreath

Here is another inexpensive(cheap)project. This skeleton wreath is quick easy project.

From Tried and True the tutorial here

Happy Birthday Hugh!


Friday, October 11, 2013

Halloween Crystal Ball Candlesticks

Remember a couple of days ago I posted the Moth Candlestick project!? Well I found another one except these you are trying to make them look like crystal balls.

From Flamingo Toes here is the tutorial to make these here

Thursday, October 10, 2013

How to Make Halloween Ornaments

Aren't these so awesome looking! I am just finding all these tutorials that I want to do.
From My World Made By Hand tutorial here

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Haunted Village Dollar Store Style

I saw this on the Dollar Store craft site and had to look at how this was made. This is absolutely awesome! Made from Xmas decorations. From The 36th Avenue tutorial here

Check out how she did the bats too!

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Dollar Store Pumpkins

I'm sure you've seen those foam pumpkins at the Dollar Store. Well here are ways to transform them into unique Halloween decorations.

From Sisters What Blogspot-tutorial here

From Ms Smartie Pants Blogspot-tutorial here
From Clever Pink Pirate-tutorial here
From a Night Owl a collection of websites with ideas for those pumpkins here
From Debbie Doos-tutorial here