Archives for February 2014

How to Make Hand Felted Soap!

Why put fiber on soap, you ask? Because it makes a great scrubby! You can exfoliate and wash your skin at the same time. Felted soaps also make wonderful gifts. Download this Free Tutorial (This page contains affiliate links which simply means that if you click through and buy or sign up, this site will […]

Fun & Funky Hat Patterns for Knit and Crochet

Lately, I’ve kinda been in the mood to knit or crochet again. Anybody that knows me, however, knows I have no patience for long, drawn out projects because I’ll never finish. Ever. So, a knit or crochet hat that I can complete in one evening is perfect for me. Here are just a few super […]

Brown Sugar – Vanilla Body Scrub Recipe

Last week I shared with you my super yummy Lemon Sugar Scrub Recipe and I promised you the Brown Sugar & Vanilla Body Scrub so here it is.This scrub not only exfoliates your skin but it moisturizes at the same time. Plus, it’s made with all natural ingredients that you probably already have in your […]

Locks of Many Colors! How to Kettle Dye Wool and Fiber

Have you always wanted to dye your wool or alpaca fiber in a rainbow of colors? It’s so frustrating when you have a project in mind and can’t find the right colored wool. Now you can just dye your own! FYI…These directions also work for roving or yarn as long as it’s protein fiber. Dyeing […]

Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub Recipe

Super easy recipe for making your own Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub. Great Gift Idea! I don’t know about you guys, but between wet felting and taking care of alpacas and chickens, my hands take a beating in the winter. Dry, cracked skin is not fun so I thought I’d share my favorite hand scrub recipe. […]

Knitted Dishcloths or are they Bloomers?

For Christmas last year, our family decided to have more fun and craft, make our presents instead of spending tons of money on crap nobody needs anyway. My sweet Mama gave me a pair of knitted dishcloths disguised as cute little bloomers! Wish I had a pattern for you guys …I do not, but it’s […]

How to Make a Headband, Ear Warmer

How to Make a Headband, Ear Warmer Remember the mittens we made last week from an old sweater? Now we’re going to make a matching headband, ear warmer. Same sweater! This is a super easy project that can be finished in less than an hour. (This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you […]

7 Marketing Tips for Etsy Sellers

Do you sell your handmade crafts in an Etsy shop? Are you frustrated and overwhelmed trying to get more traffic? How can you get people to your little shop when there are thousands of others on Etsy vying for position? And, with the recent changes at Etsy, the floodgates of sellers has opened, making it […]