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Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

A great Summer Craft Idea, is bringing out a bowl of painted wood beads, and stringing them together to make wood bead jewelry. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind dont matter, and those who matter wont mind. Doktor Seuss Slow down with beading You can sit down by […]

Typography in 3D

Feminism’s agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness. It asks that women be free to define themselves instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men. Susan Faludi A friend gave me this cardboard box-like […]

Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year. Vern McLellan On scraps of watercolor paper I did some idea sketching, and mentioned that scrap papers can be used in a lot of fun ways. You could stamp your own note paper, for instance. […]

Quick Craft: Glue A Thing Ring

I love a quick fix of creativity every now and then. This is a ring I put together in five minutes and love soooo much. To make it you’ll need one of those empty rings (found in craft stores) with an empty circular disc that you can glue things onto. And then something cute or […]

Time to use these Cute Fabrics

It’s easy to hold our great ideas hostage, or to talk them away into things we’ll do someday, or wanted to do once, but its so much more thrilling to free them and watch them take flight. Mary Beth Maziarz I am working on a little sewing project that will become a gift. Schhy, it’s […]

Adventures in the garden

Photo-shoot in the garden, featuring a small pink creature I made this week in moms sewing room. Mom made a big turquoise picnic blanket and occupied the sewing machine, so I picked up some materials and hand sewed this wee one. She (the little softie) didn’t want to be in any photos, she just wanted […]

How to Sew a Cat Bed

When we brought Smilla the cat home the first time I realized that we didn’t have a bed for her. We got the climbing pole, the cage, the food, the toilet, the sand, a comb, the grass and a bowl to grow it in, toys, the cat and even cat candy… But no basket! It […]