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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

The hand-sewn signs included in Jen Campbell’s party are completely amazing! In my book, adding style plus DIY texture in one project is the makings of fabulous. Here is a simple tutorial for you to recreate...

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...

Sew a baby dress tutorial

This weekend I am inspired by my mom who is lovely and very missed now that we have moved away. She claims to not be crafty but can sew just about anything. She taught me her...

Ideas to host a housewarming party

We celebrated our housewarming this weekend with a lovely marshmallow roast & red wine toast. It was a fabulous evening and I’m excited  to share these simple ideas to host a housewarming party. Roast & Toast...

a girls crafting night

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. Something about spring coming always inspires me to get crafting. There’s no better way to do it than with a group of my favorite girls! I will be hosting a...

17 brilliant crafts for teens

With our first craft book just weeks from launching – I thought it would be fun to share my favorite crafts for teens (and for us young at heart). My love affair with crafting started while I...

Balloon Fruit Gift Tree

Legend has it that giving a gift tree at the new year is supposed to bring luck to the receiver. Add in a bunch of balloon fruit with well wishes inside, and any friend will be...

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,...