Learn More About What Advertising Can Do {Educational Series}

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We’re working hard behind the scenes around here.  Our updated Everything Etsy Directory will be released soon, and we’ll be sharing photos of our awesome new office once we get all settled in.  We’re looking for even more ways to share your creative Etsy shops with new people around the world. One of the most… [read more]

20 DIY Soap Tutorials {Handmade Gift Ideas}

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Handmade soap is one of my all-time favorite gifts! It’s the perfect birthday gift for the person that has everything.  It can be altered to match personalities or any allergy problems.    DIY soap is super easy to make, and it usually makes quite a few bars at once.  You’ll know exactly what’s in your… [read more]

Free Printable Labels to Kick Up Your Packaging! {Handmade Collection}

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Packaging and labels are one of my all-time favorite parts of buying and selling handmade! Labels on your handmade items and on the packaging that you send it out in are wonderful opportunities to show your buyer that they’ve bought something special. Something they can’t find just anywhere. We’ve teamed up again with World Label… [read more]

Colorful DIY Notebooks

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Here’s a little fact about me…I love paper!  Yes, I seriously get excited about pretty notebooks.  I’ve always been that way, and I’m known to hoard all types of paper, washi tape and stickers.  I guess it could be worse…lol! Today I’m sharing how I made these simple and sweet notebooks that are perfect for… [read more]

10 Awesome Back-to-School Printables

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Everyone loves a free printable, right?!  Well, you are going to love, love, love these back-to-school printables to make those first days of school more fun!  You’ll find everything from gift tags to lunch box notes.  These will add a sweet touch to back-to-school! 10 Awesome Back-to-School Printables Back-to-School Printable Teacher Note – Kristen Duke,… [read more]

Mollie Makes Magazine Subscription Giveaway!

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I know that many of you are huge fans of Mollie Makes Magazine!  Each issue is packed with beautiful projects, ideas and crafty supplies.  The photos alone will knock your socks off!   This month you can read my article on a super successful Etsy shop…look for it on the back page.  Pixiebell is run by… [read more]

Back to School Pinterest Party {Awesome Prizes!!}

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It’s school time and I’m excited to be hosting a Back to School Pinterest Party with 12 other talented DIY bloggers this Sunday and YOU’RE INVITED! It’s a fun night of doing one of our favorite things…pinning!!  Each party host will be pinning their BEST Back to School Ideas on the DIY Creative Ideas board… [read more]

7 DIY Storage Boxes {Get Organized!}

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Create DIY storage boxes with a few simple ideas, a little time, and a whole lot less money than you would spend at the store! I don’t know about you, but I can always use a few more storage boxes!  I’m not interested in the same old boring boxes…I’m talking about boxes with a little… [read more]

Fabric Giveaway from Fat Quarter Shop

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Fat Quarter Shop is a huge online fabric store that offers designer fabric in every style!  It’s been a favorite of mine for about 6 years now.  I’m a crafty girl that can sew…with limits.  I’ve made simple quilts using pre-cut layer cakes, rag quilts, basic skirts and a ton of little projects.  Fat Quarter… [read more]

7 Simple Pillow Sewing Tutorials

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Simple sewing tutorials make great projects! I love how sewing up an easy pillow or two can really make a room seem super fresh and pretty!  Pillows rock! You’ll love these beautiful DIY pillows with patterns and photos to help you along the way.  Make a few of these and you’ll not only be proud… [read more]

Inspiring Free Printables {Designed by Kelly Sorenson}

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Looking for a few inspiring free printables to decorate your home, craft room or office?  You will go crazy over these beautiful designs by Kelly Sorenson!  What’s not to love about something this pretty…that’s free??? Kelly has an Etsy shop, Kelly Jane Creative, full of great digital prints, clip art and blog graphics.  I love… [read more]

Starfish Bath Bombs {DIY Gift}

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Get creative and make some sassy starfish bath bombs! Bath bombs are so popular now, but they can be a bit pricey.  Save your money and make them yourself!  They’re super easy, and you can personalize them with your favorite scents.  Whip up a big batch and share them with your friends…they’ll love you for… [read more]