Ham & Egg Pastry

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Sometimes I make meals for my family and they are lovingly referred to as “three things on a plate” because they were slapped together between a toddler’s nap and episode of Thomas the Train. Nothing-special-meals that were just items I found in the fridge or garden and cooked… Sometimes meals are slapped together and magic […]

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Ugly Sweater Plant Cozies

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Looking for a gift for your kitsch-loving friend who literally has everything?  Heading to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and just remembered you forgot a hostess gift? Want to bring a big laugh to your favorite grinch this year? You need to make these UGLY SWEATER PLANT COZIES. Full tutorial over on the eHow blog!

Carving Rubber Stamps for DIY Wrapping Paper

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I love Christmas, but expenses can really get out of hand! That’s why, this year, I carved a set of holiday stamps to make my own wrapping paper. Hooray for up-cycling! Hooray for cleaning out that stash of paper grocery bags I had! Hooray for saving a few bucks! Full workshop online at the eHow […]

CraftFail Book Review + Chat With Heather Mann

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Looking for a holiday gift for the crafty friend who has everything? Look no further than, CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong. Author Heather Mann beautifully compiles some of the most epic fails out there, and yet somehow manages to do it in a totally relatable, completely hilarious, and somehow, wholly light-hearted way.  Heather is an […]

JibJab Inspired Felt Photo Ornaments

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If you are looking for a memorable, homemade Christmas gift idea for a fun family, make a set of these JibJab-inspired photo ornaments. Everyone loves seeing pictures of their kids, pets, or themselves in ridiculous holiday costumes! Check out my full post on eHow.com to get the details on making some for yourself and your loved […]

Nearly No-Sew Mini Christmas Tree Skirt

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Happy miniature Christmas tree season! These tiny trees are everywhere right now and are almost impossible to resist! Since nobody really has time to sew a proper tree skirt this time of year, I posted a tutorial for this nearly-no sew tree skirt for a mini Christmas tree over on eHow.com. Check it out!

Paper Pie Matching Game for Thanksgiving!

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Planning on spending Thanksgiving indoors with a bunch of kids? You will need my Paper Pie Matching Game tutorial on eHow! It’s fun for all ages to make and PLAY and sure helps the time between dinner and dessert move a little faster! Full tutorial: http://www.ehow.com/ehow-crafts/blog/paper-pie-memory-matching-game-for-thanksgiving/

Easy-Sew Acorn Hot Pads for Thanksgiving

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My latest eHow tutorial is a great project for teens, tweens (and adults!)  looking to practice their sewing machine skills. Put your crafty kids to work making a set of these wool felt acorn hot pads. You’ll enjoy watching your kids develop their sewing skills, and they can be proud of the functional addition to […]