More great DIY gift wrap ideas

12 more creative DIY gift wrap ideas - sewing & paper craft

Wrapping a gift creatively is so much fun I’ve found 12 more DIY gift wrap ideas for you! From paper crafting to sewing there is something that you’ll love! 12 DIY gift wrap ideas Chalkboard labels: Damask Love Necktie Bow: Good Housekeeping Drawstring gift pouch: Heidi in Lederhosen Stenciled wrapping paper: Yummy Mummy Club Chalkboard packaging: Home to Roost Button

How to Make Gift Wrap and Bags


The holidays and gift giving season are upon us! You may not be able to give everyone a homemade gift but you can put every gift in homemade wrapping! This little project will make anyone receiving the gift feel just a little extra special knowing the effort you put into it. I’ve found lots of

11 Pajama Patterns To Sew

11 great pajama patterns to sew!

Who doesn’t love special Christmas pajamas? Break out the sewing machine because it’s time to start sewing some Christmas pajamas!! Here are 11 different patterns that will make perfect Christmas morning wear. These patterns span the size range of newborn to 12 years. Each pattern has a different size chart so be sure to check!

Giveaway Winners!


Did you enter any of the giveaways I announced Saturday?? The $100 giveaway already has a winner!  Congratulations to Kristy! Check your email to see if it was you! There’s still a giveaway active! The sewing machine giveaway is open all month so make sure you enter. New entry options available every day! If you

Felt Advent Calendar Tutorial


Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I am sharing a felt advent calendar that is perfect for the holidays. Keep it for yourself or make it as a gift! In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have

Win $100 Paypal Cash

Win $100 Paypal cash! Simple entry.

The holidays and expectations of gift giving, making and parties to attend have you anxious? I’m giving away $100 Paypal cash (that’s right, from my account into yours) to one lucky winner!  Enter to win using this Rafflecopter! a Rafflecopter giveaway

Last Minute Costumes for the Social Media Lover!


Still no costume ideas?? Never fear. Just go as your favorite social media or app! Costume by Parties for Pennies Costume posted by Pinterest Costume by Miss Kris Costume by inkhappi Costume via PetaPixel Image via Redditor narkeeso   A photo posted by Laura Bauman (@gymnastlaura) on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:44pm PST The classic Jim costume.

Tunisian Crochet Projects


Have you been introduced to Tunisian crochet?? It’s amazing!! I simply love the look of these! I’ve found a bunch of tutorials and instructions for you to learn. I can’t wait to try some of these. Tunisian crochet basics Tutorial by Purl Bee Simple Tunisian Crochet video for beginners Video by Happy Berry Simple and gorgeous

Chalkboard Advent Calendar

DIY advent chalkboard calendar.

It’s time for another round of Cricut Design Space Challenge! Wow, this project was a bumpy ride for me. Anything that could go wrong did! From exploding spray paint cans (strangers asking me if I was bleeding) to crazy human errors. I am just glad this one is done and I’m only partially painted red! 

No Sew Halloween Costumes

Last minute NO SEW costumes!

Still scrambling for costume ideas??? Join all the other last minute moms and make one of these super awesome no sew costumes! 1. Be a Superhero Tutorial on Twin Dragonfly Designs 2. Awesome Avengers Iron Man and Hulk printable masks on Disney Family 3. For all the Evil Queens Evil Queen printable 3. Be a Jedi Knight Grab a

Seriously Awesome List of Stocking Stuffers

Over 300 amazing stocking stuffer ideas!

Who is ready for Christmas?? It’s stocking stuffer time! Here are tons of great suggestions for stocking stuffers that I know you’ll love! 88 DIY stocking stuffers you can make your family and friends. 50 stocking stuffers under $5 that your kids will love 150 stocking stuffer ideas for men, women and children Stocking stuffers for

3 Fun Hairstyles for Thin, Fine or Straight Hair

Great hair tutorials for thin or straight hair.

Check out these fun hairstyles for thin, fine or straight hair. Jealous of all those great hair tutorials with thick ponytails and luscious curls? Well here’s something for you!  1. The “oh I just threw my hair up and it’s still super cute” look. tutorial found at His Little Lady 2. Amazing beachy waves with