Valentine’s Day Paper Bag Album Layouts

Lisa and I had a blast getting together last week and making about a dozen of these love and Valentine’s Day themed mini albums for our MadAboutScraps shop.  I am personally going to use one for preschool Valentines Day Party photos.  Kamille might also give one to her preschool teacher as a Valentine’s Day Gift.  […]

Shots of Love is a Top 20 Project

See Shots Of Love and 1000’s of others – or share your own on Cut Out + Keep Our fun little tutorial is a top 20 project on Cut Out and Keep.  It’s pretty exciting.  Here are some more of my favorite projects and tutorials featured at Cut Out and Keep: See Burlesque Bustle Skirt […]

Another New Years Favorites Cleanup – 100 Crocheted Flowers

This is a great site that I stumbled upon that has a round up of over 100 free crochet patterns for crocheted flowers.  So if you love all of those crocheted headbands and scull caps, I’m sure you will be able to find at least one great flower pattern. They also have over 300 free crocheted […]

Calendar Tutorial Roundup

I thought that it would be a fun idea for New Year’s Day to put together this roundup of cute calendars you can make yourself.  Nancy Morgan over at Paper Smiles made this adorable desk calendar tutorial.  I just love this.  This idea would really make a nice addition to your Christmas Cards.  You could […]

Christmas Mini Paper Bag Album Tutorial

Now that Christmas is over with, it is time to start organizing all of those Christmas photos.  I thought that I would share one of these adorable little mini paper bag albums Lisa and I made up.  We used black bags – $2.99 at Michael’s over buy the wrapping paper.  You fold 2 or 3 […]

Some Fun Little Winter Sewing Tutorials

Ruffles and Stuff posted this totally cute sewing tutorial for a scarf applique t-shirt dress.  I would probably make a couple of changes – like maybe using some cute charm pack for the scarf and possibly doing the dress in a darker color t-shirt because Kamille trashes white within minutes.  But, it is so cute.  […]

Altered Canvases

This is a fun little project I did for Kamille’s room.  I saw somthing like this on TV and decided to make my own mini version.  To make the project you need: Doll Hangers ($3.00 for 4) Mini Canvas – I actually use one of the $1.00 pre-printed canvases from the dollar section at Michaels/JoAnns […]

D is For Darts

When sewing garments and accessories darts are an essential technique to master in order to create a great fit/shape. Darts can be straight or curved depending on desired effect. A straight dart will give you an easier, looser fit while a curved dart will be more form fitting. =========================================================================== Check out this tutorial on one of […]