I love buttons. They add a soft, homey, gentle touch to every layout as well as texture and interesting dimension. There is another special reason I like to use buttons in my creations. They were a gift, a gift from my late grandmother. My grandmother used to love her sewing, and she had a huge […]
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Embellishing is everywhere! A huge trend on designer runways, the look of overly-embellished shirts, pants, purses and more is taking fashion by storm. I love it—the more sparkle the better!—and it’s totally doable for a DIY. In this tutorial, I take a printed graphic tee and add rhinestones and sew-on embellishments for a multi-dimensional piece. […]
Henri Matisse remarked that “There is nothing more difficult, for a truly creative painter, than to paint a rose, because before he can do so, he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.” But what if learning how to make a rose brooch can trigger memories of all the roses one ever saw? Roses […]
Mother’s Day is a special holiday that means a lot to both moms and their children alike. Though not everyone has a mother, almost all of us have a special woman in our lives whom we like to honor with flowers, poems, balloons, or other Mother’s Day crafts. This is especially a holiday that kids […]
Graduation is a special time when we want to wish the graduate well and show her that she has our full support. What better way to show her that you’re proud than DIY gifts? We’ve gathered some ideas for the graduate in your life in this collection of 16 DIY Graduation Gifts: Handmade Jewelry Projects […]