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no-sew felt favor bags

Creating favor bags out of felt is a great way to bring subtle texture to any party. The weightiness of felt makes it seem a bit more thought out than using paper alone, and since the...

no-sew picnic blanket

Happy August! Something about the transition into this month has my mind filled with Fall already – and with thinking about how we spent our summer. Did you do what you wanted with yours? If there’s...

No sew fabric flowers

This is the week that flowers start their season, from red roses for Valentines – through peonies in May. It is the time of year when everything floral feels fresh and pretty. Make a bouquet that will...

reason to celebrate | improv sewing

As many of you know I am familiar, and oddly fearful of my sewing machine. It really takes a lot to make me drag it out and remember the 47 steps to make a straight stitch....

no-sew fabric favors

These no-sew fabric favors are the perfect way to incorporate pretty fabrics into a celebration. They don’t even require a sewing machine! See the full tutorial I designed for Project Wedding right here. PS. No-sew fabric toppers too.

no-sew bow tie toppers

Miniature bow ties, the perfect tiny toppers for any sort of sweet. I designed this DIY to share at Style Me Pretty yesterday. It turned out to be one of the easiest projects ever. Not even...

sewn floral bowls

Some of my favorite photos from this spring are of the sewn tulips for Styled.’s ice cream bar. They would be perfect grouped together as a centerpiece and look delicately pretty served on plates when filled...

Hand-sewn party signs

* Welcome to the winter celebration challenge, so fresh and so clean! This DIY project belongs to Jen’s cake and cute shoes celebration. The hand-sewn signs included in Jen Campbell’s party are completely amazing! In my...

Handcrafted party, sew thoughtful

I remember very clearly when the “nesting instinct” kicked in with the twins. I still have a large bin of fabric that was hastily bought in a mad dash to sew at 32 weeks pregnant. In...

painter’s canvas picnic blanket

Finding pretty picnic blankets is always a challenge for me. For whatever reason, picnic season tends to bring out the bright cheesy fabrics in many of my favorite brands. Instead of buying one I don’t love,...

revelry lately

We made it through our first week of summer break! I am really enjoying life’s slower pace while the kids are home – I love the idea that we are on a summer countdown. I’ve got...

confetti dot tablecloth

Confetti is a party necessity. No matter what event we are hosting, I love for confetti to be involved. To save on the need for sweeping and vacuuming tiny little pieces that never seem to fully...

spray painted ribbon wedding favors

Matt and I are sneaking out of town to celebrate our 11 year anniversary this weekend. In some ways I cannot believe it’s been 11 years already. Our wedding was one of my favorite days. Ever....

marbled paper garland

Everywhere I look I see marbling! Countertops, prints, scarves, leather pouches, bags, and pillowcases have all joined the trend. If I could marble my entire house from floor to ceiling, I might just do it! However,...

mophead tassel garland

I love the skinny, pretty tassels that are adorning much this year. Here’s a tutorial on how to make them with wrapping paper, and I love how they look on a bright white pendant. BUT, there’s...

bright bow stockings

Lining the mantel in bright bowed stockings makes for a very merry Christmas display. Homemade stockings are an easy way to bring in personalization and your own festive style to the season. They are a simple...

colorful crochet tablecloth

It’s kinda difficult to come by really pretty tablecloths, but making one at home can be an affordable and simple project. This colorful crochet doily tablecloth is a great way to fancy up a feast, or...

diy animal scarfs

It seems the costume options for little ones are endless this year. If you are still looking for a quick idea, these animal scarfs are so a fun option. They have the head of an animal...

embroidered pumpkins

Looking for a different and (VERY) pretty way to carve your pumpkins this year? Look no further than a bit of yarn, a needle, and paint. Embroidered pumpkins have everything we love about carving, and the...

10 simple masks to make

Masks are a special addition to any outfit. They can transform a look instantly! Every child’s favorite make-believe activity includes slipping on a mask to instantly become an animal, a super hero or a princess. Everyone...

50 kickass craft blogs

Working on writing our first book has been one of the most amazing projects. It seems like it will be forever until I get to show you what we’ve been creating for it. Like all projects...

fringe layered garland

One of the things I love about pinatas is how pretty their fringe is. So why not bring that same gorgeousness onto the walls and other party decor. The same simple steps can be used to create...

25 crafting apps you definitely need

Apps make every part of our lives easier. These 25 crafting apps are the perfect craft assistants you can use to help create any project for home, parties, or everyday life. Each one is simple to...

25 crazy creative fonts

Something about the transition to Fall makes my mind run at a super speed for creativity. I’m not sure whether it’s the impending holiday season, the cooler air (which is finally allowing me to breathe), or...