Saturday, July 31, 2010

Pettiskirt! - Make it & Love it

http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2010/07/full-and-fluffy-pettiskirt.html

Fluffy fun pettiskirt! Just like the huge tutu I used to wear growing up - whirling and twirling!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

mmmrafts 3-D Owl on Skip to My Lou

mmmrafts 3-D Owl on Skip to My Lou

Whoooo wants to make these adorable 3-D paper owls? I do!

There is a printable template & everything! Yippee!

http://www.skiptomylou.org/2010/06/20/3d-paper-owl-from-mmmcrafts/

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Barefoot & Baking - Double Chocolate Torte

Abby at A Feathered Nest highly recommends this double chocolate torte & the picture alone is enough to convince me I need to try it.  The recipe is at Barefoot & Baking.

Friday, June 18, 2010

How Does She? - Mini Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Yum! These mini lemon meringue cupcakes on How Does She? look fantastic & not overly complicated. I just may have to try them!

That Artist Woman - Batik Windsocks & Dad's Day Coffee Cozy

Gail Bartel from That Artist Woman did it again! I am saving this windsock batik for a rainy day, and the coffee cozy gives me some great ideas for my husband's water bottle. Can't wait!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Make it & Love it - Flag Cake

This is seriously an amazing cake!  Wow! I wish I had the items necessary to make this American Flag Cake now. I just think it's incredible!  Thank you Make it and Love It!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Stories from A to Z - New Uses for wine bottles & Marshmallow Fondant

The Stories From A to Z had a great post on new uses for old wine bottles...including a you tube post about getting a clean cut. May need to revisit this around Christmas time!

She also posted a great tutorial by Peggy Weaver of Prggy's Baking Corner for making Marshmallow fondant! Yum!

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Mod Tree Stump Table-Rebekah, Potholes & Pantyhose

 Rebekah from Potholes & Pantyhose gave a guest tutorial on Tools Are for Women Too about making an awesome mod table.  Along time ago, I went on tour with a couple of bands, and now she's married to one of their members. Check out her site, it's well worth the visit.

 http://toolsareforwomentoo.blogspot.com/2010/05/potholes-and-pantyhose-guest-post-mod.html

Friday, May 28, 2010

Egg Carton Lamp - Addicted 2 Decorating

 Addicted 2 Decorating shared a great tutorial for an egg-carton lamp. I am definitely on a lamp kick, and this one looks like a lot of fun!

Addicted 2 Decorating also has a blog...I need to check that out!

http://www.addicted2decorating.com/diy-project-lighting-egg-carton-flower-pendant-light.html

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Blue Glue Gel Batik - That Artist Woman

Blue Gel Glue Batik

I've already got a batik plan in the works. I was planning on using acrylic paints, but was debating about which method to use for the "negative" areas. As it turns out....That Artist Woman posted a method using blue gel glue to make a great batik. I can not wait to try this!  I already have my material & everything!!!!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Bird & Beehive Pillows - Bev, Flamingo Toes

http://www.flamingotoes.com/2010/05/linen-pillows/comment-page-1/#comment-689

Wow! My blog friend, Bev at Flamingo Toes made these amazing Bird & Bee pillows using Avery transfer paper & Linen. I love them!!!!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Ruffle Your Scarf - Shey B - The Camera Strap Girl

I am going to make one of these Ruffle Scarves this week for my Mother-in-Law to take with her on her voyage across the pond. =) Maybe I'll send an extra one for my sister-in-law too! Love this! Another mystery solved.

Thank you Shey B!!

$8 Ruffle Curtain - A Boy, A Girl & A Pug

A Boy, A Girl & A Pug just posted a cute Anthropologie-inspired tutorial for a ruffle curtain made out of 2 Twin flat sheets. She spent $8, and the panel looks fantastic. I was already planning on making a Ruffle curtain for Marin's room. Now I may have to think about using a sheet!

Mod Tree Stump Table-Rebekah, Potholes & Pantyhose

 Rebekah from Potholes & Pantyhose gave a guest tutorial on Tools Are for Women Too about making an awesome mod table.  Along time ago, I went on tour with a couple of bands, and now she's married to one of their members. Check out her site, it's well worth the visit.

 http://toolsareforwomentoo.blogspot.com/2010/05/potholes-and-pantyhose-guest-post-mod.html

Shutter Wine Glass Holder - Tools are for Women Too!

Tools Are For Women Too is a wealth of information. I just found a great post about wood finishes - that may really come in handy someday.  I also found a great tutorial for a wine glass holder using an old shutter. I really love this idea, and hope to try it sometime...although maybe on a slightly smaller scale. (I don't have that many wine glasses, lol)

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Wrapping paper/ Ribbon hanger - 33 Shades of Green

"Wrap it Up" Organizer by 33 Shades of Green - guest blogging on Remodelaholic

This could really help me organize a few things. Simple and chic.  Now, if I can just find a free wall.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Monday, May 10, 2010

Cement Leaf Bird Bath - Joy Beadworks

This cement leaf bird bath from Joy Beadworks is stunning. I hope I can make some of these for gifts soon. My mom and Nana would definitely use them.  Wish I would have seen this before Mother's Day! ;)  Oh well...who needs a special occasion to celebrate Mom's? 

Crib Sheets - MADE & LuvintheMommyhood

Dana from MADE did a guest blog on LuvintheMommyhood.  She showed us how to make some amazing crib sheets.  It actually looks easy enough for me to attempt.  Yes!!

http://www.luvinthemommyhood.com/2010/05/crib-toddler-bed-sheet-tutorial-with.html

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Guitar Dress - Get Your Craft On

Get Your Craft On has an awesome Guitar dress....I'm definitely going to have to try this!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Gathered Clutch Tutorial - Noodlehead

Beautiful Gathered Clutch Tutorial on Noodlehead!  I can't wait to try this or incorporate this into another project. I love the way it looks!

http://noodleheads.blogspot.com/2010/04/gathered-clutch-tutorial.html

Elastic waistband skirt with pockets!! Thanks freshlypicked!

 Found the CUTEST tutorial for an elastic waistband skirt at freshly picked, which I've been thinking of tackling on my own anyway sometime soon. Can't wait to try it out!  There's a matching skirt for a little one too!

*Edit* Found another great tutorial here: http://newyork.timeout.com/articles/shopping/73025/rebecca-turbow-on-how-to-make-an-elastic-waist-skirt

http://freshlypicked.blogspot.com/2010/02/elastic-waist-skirt-tutorial-mama.html

And....a matching version for a little girl.....cute!!!
http://freshlypicked.blogspot.com/2010/02/valentine-skirt-tutorial.html

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Chalkboard Tablecloth - "Smashed Peas & Carrots"

Smashed Peas & Carrots Chalkboard tablecloth will be a sure winner at my house!

Where can I buy the chalk cloth material I wonder? Guess I'll figure that out later. It's something worth trying for sure!

http://smashedpeasandcarrots.blogspot.com/2010/04/chalkcloth-table-cover-tutorial.html

Fun Felt Food...Yum...Homemade by Jill

 Homemade by Jill has some delicious-looking felt food. Can't wait to attempt this...of course first I need to make a play kitchen.






http://homemadebyjill.blogspot.com/2010/04/short-order-cook.html

Friday, April 9, 2010

Faux Capiz Shell Lamp by Monica @ the Craftynest

http://www.craftynest.com/2009/02/faux-capiz-shell-lampshade/
I love this tutorial by Monica @ the Craftynest. I thought of making something similar, then googled it & this showed up. I think it's great! Can't wait to attempt something similar!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Onesie to dress Tutorial - by Smile & Wave - Rachel Denbow

http://racheldenbow.blogspot.com/2010/03/diy-onesie-to-dress-tutorial.html

I am loving the Onsie to dress Tutorial - by  Smile & Wave's  Rachel Denbow.  Can't wait to attempt something similar someday....;)