DIY Crochet Boot Cuff Patterns {7 Free Designs}

The weather is perfect for a little crochet project like these beautiful boot cuffs!  You can create a bunch of them in every color you need with these free boot cuff patterns that are super easy to follow.  Beginners…this is for you! You won’t need to sign up for a crochet site membership to get these free patterns…that drives me nuts.  No, these patterns are shared on creative blogs with … [read more]


Homemade Lavender Bath Salt Tutorial

Homemade bath salt is one of the best DIY projects in the world! It makes the perfect gift for the friend that has EVERYTHING.  It can help you relax and wash away the cares of the day with a sweet smelling bath.  Oh, and don’t forget about the tons and tons of health benefits of using salt in your bath water! I read that it helps with muscle aches, stress relief, improving circulation, skin … [read more]


The Ultimate List of Craft Show Tips & DIY Display Ideas

Doesn’t everyone love an good craft show???  I know I do! This is the season to share your crafts and start up those holiday sales.  This time of year rocks for handmade businesses, and it’s time to really stock up and be ready for the shoppers.  One way to meet new customers is by selling at local craft shows. A little preparation can help you enjoy a beautiful day at a craft show while … [read more]


Felt Acorn Tutorial {DIY Decor for Fall}

I love little touches of fall through out the house, and these Felt Acorns are an awesome DIY project to create a little seasonal magic. You can easily make a batch of felt acorns to decorate your table, make napkin rings, top off a gift or add them to a fall wreath.  There are a million things you can do with these little cuties! They make me smile! You need to try some for … [read more]


5 Ways to Treat Yourself {Etsy Finds}

Once all your treat-or-treating is done why not treat yourself to something special!  These are some of my favorite Etsy finds this week… The necklace above is one of my favorites, for sure! Helvetica Ampersand style pendant necklace designed and painted by Jill Makes.  Just awesome! Leather Wrap Bracelet by BeWee…the whole shop is full of beautiful bracelets like these! The most … [read more]


Last Minute Halloween Ideas

We live in a small town that loves to celebrate Halloween.  Each year thousands of kids flock to our neighborhood all dressed up and looking for candy.  I’m always looking for simple handmade ideas to help decorate my house without going too spooky. If you’re still in need of a few last minute ideas for your school Halloween party or fun decorations that won’t cost a mint, you’ll love … [read more]


Craft Fail by Heather Mann

There are thousands of books out there that will help you learn how to quilt, create handmade felt hair clips or share how to paint a masterpiece.  Pinterest is loaded with tutorials and creative inspiration that claim to be super easy.  Well, this is the first book I’ve seen to share what happens when it all goes wrong…seriously wrong! This funny {and I mean FUNNY} book will have you … [read more]


Everything Etsy Deals of the Week — 10/25/2014

Trick or Treat! Mostly just treats here in our weekly list of awesome deals from shops in our Everything Etsy Directory! Check them out, there are some incredible and wonderful surprises hidden within! The Old Barn Door -- Vintage Postcards Ephemera and Photography 20% off everything - no minimum -- use code:  SPOOKTACULAR PBJ Quilt Sandwiches -- Quilts, Home Decor, Gifts, & More! 20% Off … [read more]

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