Marble Dyeing Silk ScarvesA Fiberartsy.com TutorialDon’t you just love a pretty, colorful silk scarf? Did you know that it’s actually very easy to dye your own? All you need is the right tools and some basic know-how....more
Card Making ArtistsMy Featured artist Dana Joy is such a fun and inspirational card making artist. I love her vibrant personality. She is always learning new things and finding new ways to create her cards. She has various card making videos here and she is involved in a bunch of different design teams. I love that she is taking a watercolor class and busy with so many different card making techniques and products....more
So here’s the scoop. My mom drinks damn near everything from a single serving bottle and they don’t recycle. It drives me nuts! So I’ve been hoarding them in bags and stashing them in my closet. While there are a lot of really great plastic bottle DIYs, a lot of them aren’t practical for my space or really my style. ...more
In fundraising, budgeting is imperative. When hosting an event, big dollars are often spent on decorations to create a fun and lively atmosphere. Here's a great idea for how you can decorate and get that party vibe without spending your hard earned dollars.• • • • •...more
Tinting glass is just a trip to the craft cabinet and baking pantry away. Surprise mom this Mother's Day with an adorable desk top container that you made yourself. Check out the full tutorial by Jennifer Perkins. ...more
Merlot, Pinot, Malbec—they will all look more dashing and feel more thoughtful with a customized wine bottle topper. The nice thing about these toppers is that they can transfer from bottle to bottle.
Here is one of the easiest but most beautiful and meaningful Mother's Day Crafts you will ever find. It looks complicated and does take a little time, but I'm confident even the most craft-deficient dad or grandparent can pull this one off!...more
I'm going back to work next month. I'm hoping that my schedule will allow me to leave a bit earlier in the day than I used to, spend time with V, and then finish up my work for the day after she's gone to bed. One serious issue with this plan was lugging my massive laptop back and forth every day. So not appealing. Imagine my excitement when I was notified yesterday that I could access firm materials on an iPad! I ended up buying one today. I think it will be a big help....more