• sewing,  tutorial

    Zipper Pulls {Tuesday Tutorial}

    A little while back my friend Elizabeth posted a tutorial for what she did to make her store-bought purse have a little bit of flair. At the SNAP Conference last week I asked her to guest post on my blog once we got home. Today I’m super excited to have Elizabeth from Sew Chatty sharing her tutorial with us. I went right through her tutorial and made this:

  • jewelry,  tutorial,  Uncategorized

    Tuesday Tutorial: Dangle Fabric-Covered Button Earrings

    Last week I participated in the month of crafts that Megan at Brassy Apple was hosting. She had a whole month full of crafty goodness! Want to see what I created to share on her blog? I knew you would! Here goes… I have a super easy but fashionable project for you today. We’ve all seen the fabric covered button earrings, but I put my own little twist on it today. This is the first time I’ve made fabric covered buttons, and I was amazed at how easy it was! Let’s get started! You’ll need a fabric button making kit (you can get this at any craft store), a scrap…

  • create,  holidays,  tutorial,  Valentine

    Tuesday Tutorial: Valentine Heart Wreath

    I’ve never been one to decorate for holidays (except Christmas) but in the past year I’ve really loved making wreaths so I decided to make a heart Valentine wreath for my front door. Today I’m going to show you how to make your own as well! I got all of my materials from Hobby Lobby and it was $10 for supplies, which made two wreaths. You’ll need: – wire heart wreath form – thick yarn (or ribbon) – ruffle trim (2yd) – hot glue gun – scissors – cardboard (for wreath #2) Start off by tying a long strand of yarn to the bottom of your wreath form. I used…

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    Tuesday Tutorial: Shell & Seaglass Pendants {{Memorialize Your Beach Trip}}

    When we were in Mexico we found a TON of seaglass and some cool shells for the kids. I also found a shell with a hole in it that I knew would be a great pendant. Then I got to thinking, what better way to remember your beach trip then by being able to wear it every day? Don’t think of the gaudy shell necklaces that you find at the tourist shops; you can make this completely your style because you’re the one picking the shells & glass and wire wrapping it. Want to learn how to make one yourself? You’ll be done in 10 minutes or less – let’s…