Anthropologie Christmas Tree Hacked

I saw this tree for $48.00 on Anthropologie.  It is cute, but not that cute.  So, I was inspired to create a new weekly blog feature where I will hack high end crafts and show you the cheap and easy tutorials for making them.  Supplies wooden shish kabob skewer wooden shape for base old book […]

Boy’s Sleep Pants

This pattern is a great all around pattern.  Made from cotton they are nice relaxed fit pants.  Make them from flannel for PJ bottoms.  Boys love to choose out their own fabrics jsut as much as girls do.  The pattern is unisex so it works for girls and boys.  Click here for the pattern.

Dress Up Clothes Patterns

Looking for a great gift for this holiday season?  How about dress up clothes for toddlers/preschoolers.  I even donated several to the preschool classroom. You can make 2 for under $8.00.  Talk about a great and affordable gift.  Plus, what little kid doesn’t like dinos and dragons?  We also have bears, puppies, cows, and more.  […]

Gifts For the Cook

Here are some cute handcrafted gifts to give the baker/cook in your life. Book Markers I’m not hot on the design, but I love the idea.  I was thinking of changing the idea up a bit and making them look like little girls, one for each of my mom’s granddaughters.  Tutorial here. Click here to […]

Advent Calendar Tutorial

Well, every year I think that I will make a hand crafted advent calendar, but I never manage to get there.  Plus, our mom gave us all such nice wooden calendars that I normally just use that one.  However, here are some great tutorials for advent calendars or countdown calendars that you can use.  P.S. […]

Easy Christmas Candy

It seems like every year I have to make more and more cookies and candies for holiday events but I have less and less time so I figured I would put together some really quick and easy – but still cute – holiday candy ideas. 1) Jane Pfaf – Reindeer Noses Tutorial 2) Pecan Pretzel […]