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How To Make Twist-Knot Double Hairbows

November 22, 2014

These bows look fancy, but they are quick and easy to make. I used 1 and 1/2 inch grosgrain ribbon for this but any thicker ribbon can be used. To make hairbows like this, you will need: Ribbon, Twine, Scissors, Hot Glue, and a Barrette of some kind to glue your bow to. Here is […]

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Cake Stand (DIY For Less than 5 Dollars!)

November 5, 2014

Recently, I hosted a baby shower for my sister-in-law, and I needed a cake stand. In fact, I needed a lot of cake stands for the dessert table. When I went online to research cake stands, I found that there were several options. But most of the cake stands that I found were either too expensive, […]

How To Make A Handmade Tutu

How to make a tutu

November 4, 2014

We’ve noticed you ladies love making tutus…we do too – and why wouldn’t we? A tutu (especially a handmade tutu) is the perfect expression of girly, frilly, imaginative fun! When you make them yourself, you can size them to fit just about anyone or anything: a baby, a puppy, a table skirt, a husband that […]

How to make DIY No slip baby socks

Make DIY No-Slip Socks

November 3, 2014

For babies who are walking, no-slip socks are an absolute must-have…especially if you have hardwood floors. Some baby socks come with little grippers already on the bottom. But many do not. Recently, I bought an entire package of baby socks, not realizing they did not have the little grippers on the bottom. My baby is […]

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How To Make A Pattern

November 2, 2014

Did you ever wonder how to make a pattern? The answer is: there are many ways to make sewing patterns. Here are the most common ways of making patterns: Method #1 – Draping This method of making a pattern is really more like just fitting fabric around what you plan to sew, and simply pinning it how you […]

Making a Headboard is Easy! A great tutorial on making a DIY headboard plus tons of links to tutorials to make a DIY headboard in any style

DIY Headboard Ideas

October 25, 2014

Several years back, I didn’t have a lot of money, but I really, really wanted a beautiful headboard for my bedroom. Not having $400 to spend (and let’s face it, the nice ones are WAY more!) my headboard options were pretty limited. I decided to DIY it. With no real plans (other than what I […]


Best DIY Secret To Softer Skin

April 2, 2014

I used to work in the beauty and cosmetics industry. And if there is one thing I heard a lot about, it was the importance of establishing a beauty routine. Ingredients are important too. All natural, good-for-you ingredients whenever possible! A lot of people suggest products like sugar scrubs for this purpose. Can I be […]

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The Best Homemade Body Oil Recipe

April 2, 2014

This body oil recipe is one of my favorites. It softens skin and costs a lot less than expensive lotions and potions with similar ingredients. Plus it is all natural. Yay! What you will need to make homemade body oil: 1 Tbsp Shea Butter 3 ounces Sweet Almond Oil 2 Tbsp Olive Oil up to […]

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How To Upholster Seat a With a Pair of Jeans

March 9, 2014

Here is a fun craft idea…why not use an old pair of jeans to cover a child’s footstool? I did this Pinterest-inspired craft to bring on My Carolina Today Last week, and to my surprise both of my older boys want one for their rooms. LOL What you’ll need to Make This Craft: an old […]


6 Simply Stunning Paper Flower Crafts

March 6, 2014

1. Storybook Roses These tell a story…literally…and a very romantic one at that! 100 layer Cake shares a perfect tutorial on making these DIY paper roses, fit for any bridal bouquet. Storybook Paper Roses Tutorial 2. Sewing Pattern Paper Peonies These just look so vintage-y and rustic, don’t they? You wouldn’t believe how Makela made […]


7 Quick and Easy DIY Coaster Crafts

March 1, 2014

When it comes to quick and easy crafts that work for pretty much all ages and skill levels, embellishing coasters is a classic. Making DIY coasters are a great craft for parties or just an afternoon with friends.  Also, a set of these with a pretty tag or label is an absolutely adorable hostess gift. […]


How To Digitize Your Drawings Like The Pros Do

February 27, 2014

It’s fun to make little sketches and doodles. But learning how to transform them in to digital files (or vector art) opens up a world of possibilities. Once you turn your hand-illustrations in to vector files, you can resize them, color them digitally, and make print-perfect, professional graphics that you can use over and over…even […]