Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Tissue Pompom Flowers and Garland

Sew sweet stitches, has a fun tutorial using tissue paper to make these paper flowers and a pompom garland. See how she has used them through out her home.

Full instructions here.

Lolly Pops

Another fun project, but this time in the kitchen making these easy lolly pops. Full instructions can be found at the decorated cookie blog.

Instructions here.

Coffee and Purses

Go green by using this reusable coffee cup sleeve instead of paper ones. Instructions can be found at cotton and cloud.

Instructions here

Heres another project from cotton and cloud, try making these cute mini purses.
Instructions here.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Fabric Remnant Notebook

Make your own Fabric Remnant Notebooks, just follow instructions by scissors variations .

Instructions here.


"Kid Flick" Girl's Purse

If you're looking for a project to do with your daughters, try this cute purse from Spin Cushion.

Instructions here.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Yummy Pastries

If you love Baking, you'll love this site. Joe Pastry has so many lovely pastries to try and best of all he has nice photographs to show you how every step of the way. I know what I'll be doing this weekend.

Wrapping Paper and Ribbon Wall Rack

Heres a useful project to make, to display wrapping paper and ribbon. No more hunting around for these anymore and you get to look at pretty paper too. Find instructions at 33 shades of green.

Free Projects from Ruffles and Stuff

Check out Ruffles and Stuff blog for some great tutorials like this lace applique tank. All you have to do is cut around a flower shape from a lace fabric, use heat bond and press on to an old tank (or a new one). Easy or what?

Full instructions here.

And here are two other projects of hers.

Rose Cuff Bracelet

Bib Necklace

Monday, May 17, 2010

Free Crochet Patterns

Check out the blog Creative Yarn to get the patterns for these three projects provided by etsy seller Creative Yarn.

Crochet Necklace

Mod Podge Fantastic

Just using modge podge and some pretty paper, Jacinda from Prudent Baby in three easy steps revamped her old perfumed tray.

Scrappy Zippered Pouch

Another tutorial where you can use your fabric scraps. This cute pouch is by Lia from

Instructions are here.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Crazy Braided Tee

Refashion an old long sleeve t-shirt into this summer top, found on adventures in dressmaking.

Instructions here.

Kitschy Tutorial - Eyeglass brooch

What to do with old eye glasses. Jennifer of the felt mouse knew when she made these interesting brooches.

Instructions here.

Suite Living

Here are these tutorials from Tanna of suite living, check out the quick polka-dot chandalier, just using circle sticker labels and dental floss you can create this super easy chandalier too.

Instructions here.

And here are two other tutorials that caught my eye.

On the go Knit Kit

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Cupcake Recipes

I came across Mings Cupcakes when I was searching for cupcake recipes. Lots of yummy recipes to try out. Here are just a few.

1. Mango Cupcake with Buttercream Frosting and Coconut
2.Ginger Bread Cupcake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Filling
3.Vanilla Cupcake with Lemon Filling and Meringue Frosting
4.Pumpkin Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Check out these Cupcake Recipe Books.

1.Bite-Size Desserts: Creating Mini Sweet Treats, from Cupcakes and Cobblers to Custards and Cookies 
2.Martha Stewart's Cupcakes: 175 Inspired Ideas for Everyone's Favorite Treat 

3.Crabapple Bakery Cupcake Cookbook

And Cupcake Decorating books.  

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

DIY Subway Art

Choose your favorite poem or quote to do your own piece of art using wood, vinyl contact paper and spray paint. Instructions here.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Wrist Pin Cushion

Who doesn't need a wrist pin cushion? Find this pin cushion tutorial at the long thread.

Silhouette Pictures

You will love this project from Ruffles and Stuff, so easy too. All you need is a photo, scissors and paper. Use a damask print paper or some other pretty paper. This project can be found here.

Here is another project where she uses the silhouette as a chalkboard.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Designer Inspired DIYS

Graphic designer Maegan of the Love of Maegan blog is sure to please with her designer inspired diys. She has quite a few diy tutorials ranging from refashioning clothes, shoes, jewelry and a whole lot more. Below are four diys to try out and they can be found here.

Safety Pin Accessories

Drop Waist V-neck T-shirt Dress

Chandelier Necklace

Petal Sandal

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Ruffle Top

Refashion two tshirts to create this ruffle top. Another great tutorial from brassy apple.

Feathered Headband

Make a charming Feathered Headband by little old hat.

Craft Inspiration

Novita from the blog very purple person has a great reversible bag tutorial as well as other projects such as this tissue case and fabric covered necklace.

Reversible Bag

Tissue Case

Fabric Button Necklace

Check out some other great stuff she made for a local craft market. I totally love the bright colours.


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