May 22, 2015

Easy Sticker Resist T-Shirt DIY

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  There are plenty of ways to alter a T-shirt and honestly I have probably tried most of them.  Using a sticker as a dye resist might be one of my favorites.  I was inspired by my kids…

May 14, 2015

Dreamcatchers with Stenciled Felt Feathers DIY

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In preparation for my upcoming Crafts and Cocktails night at TOMS Austin I have been making Dreamcatchers like crazy.  I have made them with yarn, doilies, real feathers and stenciled felt feathers.  The latter is the star of…

May 08, 2015

Mother’s Day Decorations

How to decorate a tree for Mother's Day.

The moms in my life deserve their own decorated fluffy candy pink tree for Mother’s Day.  Don’t you think the moms in your life do too.  Plus seriously who does not love the color combination: black, white and…

May 07, 2015

Quick and Easy Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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  Need a last minute Mother’s Day idea?  Don’t we all.  If you are a mother, trying to celebrate your own mother with a handmade gift can be tricky.  I have kids to wrangle, I’m lucky to get…

May 05, 2015

Viva la’ Cinco de Mayo Crafts!

Decorating a cinco de mayo tree.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  I don’t know about where you live, but in Texas this is a holiday we craft for.  What will you be making today?  I have a few suggestions. Spend your Cinco de…

Apr 30, 2015

Easy Air Dry Clay Jewelry

How to make jewelry with air dry clay.

I really heart air dry clay. One day I will graduate to “big girl clay,” where fancy things like kilns and glazes are involved, but for now – my kids air dry clay works great for making all…

Apr 29, 2015

Finger Knitting Fun – 28 Cute, Clever and Creative Projects for Kids

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My girl Vickie Howell has an amazing new book Finger Knitting Fun Vickie taught me to knit on my arms, I am dying to learn with my fingers.  Who knows maybe one day I will even try it…