Toddler Ribbon Bowties DIY

This tutorial is for quick and simple toddler or mini-sized bowties. I like the contrast of the ribbon, setting it apart from other ties. Using ribbon, snaps and scraps of fabric – I made these up as fun shower favors.  You could even put them on your pet or use elastic instead of ribbon and […]

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Fresh Nursery Wall Art Ideas: Decoupage, Glue, Sew and Staple

A share of easy and sometimes quick wall art crafts ideas I made for the little tot’s room. I shared a post where I made garland from greeting cards and gift bags [Here is that post!]. Well, I had quite a few left over…. so I cut more in coordinating colors, including gift bags, and then […]

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Have a Merry Red & Gray Holiday: Quilt Tutorial

The Christmas Holiday theme around our house this year is red, gray and white. This tutorial guides you through a speedy, yet undeniably cozy, lap sized quilt, perfect for napping and decorating the back of a sofa or chair. This quilt is all about the central focus fabric, accentuated with three simple freehand geometric applique […]

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Giraffe Quilt Story

This lap or child sized quilt was inspired by a nursery’s color and themes: giraffe, pink, teal and caramel. The pallet feels so fresh and modern yet retro too (just my style). For this design I wanted to keep it simple: centered on the colors and playful. I settled on three over sized log-cabin rectangles […]

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Scrap Bead Necklace DIY

Here is a crafty way to use up those longer skinny scrap pieces that might just go in the garbage, or in my case, the in progress floor pillow (photo below) that I am filling with all my scraps too small or undesirable for the coveted color sorted bin. It is official that I love […]

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Let the Sunshine In: Beauty in Simplicity Patchwork

So let the sun shine in, face it with a grin. Smilers never lose and frowners never win. So let the sun shine in, face it with a grin Open up your heart and let the sun shine in A favorite song from my childhood, sung by many but the one in memory is performed […]

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