diy perler earrings

I am about to share a best kept secret to making earring blanks Oh my gosh it is so easy, and I am so excited to share with my readers this awesome diy perler earrings project. It did take me a few tries, and a few questions from the experts over at Rockin' the Silhouette with Beads facebook group to get the temperature just right. Read on for the … [Read more...]

Use Leftover Easter Peeps as the Center of Cooking Crafts

Arts and crafts are a great way to spend time with family and be creative. Using this time to make crafty food for family and friends' enjoyment is a great way to integrate cooking and crafts together. Using different peeps flavors to shake things up and make a truly memorable dish is also a rewarding use of time and energy. I am sure you have … [Read more...]

Homemade Shaving Cream with Shea Butter for Women

I am sure you've seen the Pinterest activity about shaving cream lately. It is HOT. I had no idea so many people were wanting to use homemade cream to shave their legs. Even the guys are partaking in this trend. My homemade shaving cream with Shea butter is phenomenal, and this recipe makes an entire 16 oz jar. After using this shaving cream you … [Read more...]

New Cricut Explore Air Released

This new machine has all the incredible features of the Cricut Explore®, but now it has built-in Bluetooth technology - so your projects can go wherever you go! In addition to being able to cut just about anything, including leather, balsa wood, fabric, vinyl, craft foam, and even silk, cartridges are also included in the software. So anytime you … [Read more...]

Brother CS6000i, Feature Rich Sewing Machine, With Over 60 Stitches on Sale for 68% Off, Just $143.99

There is a great deal on the very popular Brother CS6000i sewing machine. It normally retails for $449 but is on sale this week for 68% off, making it just $143.99 shipped! Brother is a great brand, and if you are looking for an inexpensive sewing machine that will give you plenty of sewing options this one is it. Versatile, … [Read more...]

Silhouette Portrait Machine Review

The Silhouette Portrait is an electric cutting machine that can plug into the computer through the USB port and works with both PC and MAC. This machine can cut over 100 materials including paper, vinyl, cardstock, printable sticker material, magnet sheets, fabric and much more. The Portrait is a smaller portable machine making it perfect for … [Read more...]

Ten Ways Women Can Upcycle Their Clothes

What do you usually do with clothes that no longer fit? Do you give them to a charity or do you give them to other family members? When it comes to clothes for children, usually it is possible to give to friends and family with children of similar age. What happens if you simply cannot part with a particular piece, but have no logical use for it? … [Read more...]

DIY Girl’s Cynthia Rowley Sweater Dress

My latest project was supposed to be a Cynthia Rowley sweater dress for a Christmas present to my daughter. I ended up giving it to her early. Anyway, as you can see from my pictures the end product looks nothing like S2586. There is NOT a problem with the pattern, it’s my doing. I made several changes to the dress. So much so, that the dress is no … [Read more...]

DIY Jelly Bean Junction Dress

Jelly Bean Junction: Hoppy Spring collection, Self Drafted Vested Dress. Fabric was found on eBay, and you can look here for fabric ideas. The fabric has the pattern printed on the dress. The pieces will look something like this I am combining an old blog into my main one. so this post it a bit older, and my niece is now 10 years old. You … [Read more...]

DIY – Above The Fireplace Family Tree #DIY #crafts

Adding a special element to your home is important It makes your home yours and makes guests feel cozy when they are there visiting. A well decorated home can help reduce stress levels and make you feel at ease when you are having a bad day. A fireplace is a great addition to your home for several reasons. One being that in a working fireplace it … [Read more...]