Free Crochet Throw Patterns {DIY Goodness}

Crochet blankets are one of the best handmade gifts ever!  There’s something so comforting about them, and you know each one took hours of creative love to make.  Many are past down through generations.  I actually have some that my great-grandmother made, and I cherish them. Since the weather is starting to cool down a… [read more]

Crochet Bow Pattern {Easy Peasy Tutorial}


This crochet bow pattern will quickly become one of your favorite little projects!  I’ve made about a hundred of them so far…for real! Dress up a package, add it to a hair clip or attach one to a hat.  I added a giant giant safety pin to the back and attached a pink bow to… [read more]

DIY Play Dough {No Cook Recipe}


Looking for the best DIY Play Dough Recipe ever?? This is it!  There’s no cooking involved!  It smells and feels amazing…for real.  I need to keep some of this on my desk as a stress reliever! Over time I have tried a few play dough recipes only to be a little unhappy with the results. … [read more]

DIY Paper Flowers–Pretty Party Decorations


This is a sponsored post.  All ideas and opinions are 100% my own. Giant paper flowers can instantly add a festive and pretty touch to any party!  The Big Bloom Kits have everything you need in one box to create DIY flowers that will make you look like the hostess of the year! These are perfect for… [read more]

DIY Lavender Ideas {6 of My Favorites}


Handmade gifts made with Lavender are some of my all-time favorites!  I started by selling lavender sachets on Etsy years ago.  They sold like crazy, but I wasn’t meant to sew all day…lol!  Now, I mainly make lavender projects for my home or to give as gifts. Check out a few of my favorite DIY… [read more]

DIY Crochet Headband Patterns { 7 Free Designs}


Looking for a quick crochet project with big impact?  Make some of these stunning headbands right now!  These Free Crochet Headband Patterns are super easy to follow.  Create one in minutes and use up some of your scrap yarn stash at the same time…woot! You won’t need to sign up for a crochet site membership… [read more]

Mollie Makes Magazine Subscription Giveaway!


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]

7 Simple Pillow Sewing Tutorials


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]

Starfish Bath Bombs {DIY Gift}


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]

Lavender Water Tutorial {DIY Linen Spray}


Lavender water is one of the easiest little DIY projects you can make! I love a touch of lavender around the home, don’t you?  I’ve always made lavender sachets {you can find my tutorial here}, but this was my first time making lavender water.  I can’t believe I haven’t tried this yet because it takes… [read more]

25 DIY Hair Accessories to Make Now!

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DIY Hair Accessories…Girls Just Want to Have Fun! Have a little fun creating your own hair accessories in the perfect style and colors!  Add a bit of pretty to your hair without all the fuss of fixing it on those hot days of summer…that works for me.  My hair is long and summer can be super… [read more]

25 Mini Ikea Hacks {Quick & Easy Tutorials}

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  Ikea hacks are the best DIY home decor projects! Looking for a fun afternoon project?  These mini Ikea hacks can be made in an hour or two.  You can take simple furniture from Ikea and turn it into something amazing in no time at all!  Oh, and they’re usually cheap…a very good thing indeed!… [read more]