Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

Let the Kids Dress Themselves

Written by Cilla; originally posted at With the holidays quickly approaching, photographers are already in the mad holiday rush. The last few years I’ve had to reprogram my brain to go from “Christmas season starts after Thanksgiving”, to “Christmas season starts in August”. Yes…that soon. With everyone in the midst of getting family photos […]

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Quick Clarification on Quilt

Written by Andrea One of our readers, Shauna, is a very crafty lady. And, I lost her with the triangle on the Quilt post from earlier. Sorry, Shauna! I thought that might happen to someone (thanks, Shauna for telling me!), since I didn’t have a clear photo. SO… here ya go! I’m giving you a […]

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12 Weeks of Homemade Christmas – The Quilt

Written by Andrea I started sewing when I was in high school. My sewing class teacher was fabulous and really inspired me to sew more and more by encouraging me to come to her class any time I had free time in my “study” period at school. I was in her class more than any […]

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Fab Find Friday: Halloween on a budget

Written by Andrea Halloween can be a bit of a hard pill to swallow. Not only are you spending a good little chunk of money on a costume, you only really wear it once a year. And, most likely, if your little ones are like most, they don’t want to repeat their costume again the following […]

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More Paper Flowers. It’s Origami, but I don’t want to freak you out.

Written by Rebecca I know you’re bored at your desk, so I’ve got a clever little project for you.  A Kusudama Flower.  It’s Origami, but don’t freak out.  Apparently I have some kind of subconscious magnetic draw to making paper art, paper flowers etc…  I don’t know where this is coming from, but here’s hoping […]

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