DIY Crochet Boot Cuff Patterns {7 Free Designs}

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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… [read more]

Homemade Lavender Bath Salt Tutorial

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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… [read more]

Homemade Citrus Soap Tutorial {Handmade Gift Idea}

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Looking for a simple soap tutorial that will make you look like the super crafty diva you really are?  Well, here you go! This Homemade Citrus Soap can be made in minutes and it turns out amazing!  I wish you could smell it!  The whole office is smelling like some kind of fabulous spa on… [read more]

Free Crochet Bowl Pattern {Get Organized}

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Make a simple crochet bowl with this chunky t-shirt yarn and my free pattern.  You will love it! I’m a huge fan of simple crochet projects!  I like to feel like I’ve accomplished something cute in a hour or so.  This is my new favorite, and one bowl can be made in about 30 minutes. … [read more]

DIY Lush Inspired Bath Bombs

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I have a slight obsession with homemade bath products.  When I see all the fabulous bath bombs at Lush I can’t help but think of how I can make a batch of them myself.  I believe I’ve come up with the perfect recipe to turn you into a DIY bath bomb expert in no time… [read more]

Quote Bubble Notebooks–Easy DIY Gift!

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Are you looking for a super quick DIY gift idea?  These simple Quote Bubble Notebooks are a great for anyone…friends, sisters, teachers, teenagers, and of course you need some for yourself! I have a slight addiction to moleskin notebooks.  There, I’ve said it.  I have various sizes and colors and always find myself collecting more… [read more]

Sweet Hearts on Etsy {Etsy Love}

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You’ll love all the creative Valentine’s Day goodies on Etsy!  Hearts are a symbol of love, and there’s a ton of handmade hearts waiting for you.  In just a few clicks they’ll be sent right to your door…I big puffy heart that!! Enjoy these sweet heart Etsy finds… Crochet Heart Garland – Alice Remembers Glitter… [read more]

Embroidery Hoop Art {Love it!}

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Mini embroidery hoop art makes a great gift anytime of the year!  I just made a few ornaments to send to a friend in Japan.  Didn’t they turn out cute???  I had to share them with you! I love, love, love quick projects that let me add a touch of handmade goodness to a gift… [read more]

15 Handmade Baby Blanket Tutorials

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There’s not much sweeter than handmade baby blankets!  They’re the perfect gift to welcome little ones into the world. You’ll love these beautiful baby blanket patterns for sewing, crochet and even quilting…there’s something here for everyone.  Blankets can be made in no time at all and become a treasured keepsake.  You can’t beat that kind… [read more]

Geometric Love on Etsy

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This trend is here to stay and I’m loving all the fabulous geometric creations on Etsy!  From home decor to jewelry {and even cross stitch} geometric designs are popping up everywhere. You will want to take a look at these before you purchase your next gift…BECAUSE they rock! Geometric Gifts on Etsy Geometric Pillow –… [read more]

Painted Seashell Accessories– Polka Dot Chair

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Hello! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I’m the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair Blog! My blog, named after a chair in my craft room is in it’s 6th year of sharing creative ideas with readers! I’m so excited to be here today to share with you this fun summer craft idea!    These… [read more]