DIY Plant Hanger – Quick & Easy

Do you love plants and flowers? Do you have a house full of houseplants like I do? They sort of multiply around here …I really need to thin the herd and get rid of some of these houseplants. In the meantime, I’ve been busy making some simple macrame plant hangers to get the plants off […]

DIY Switch Plates with Alcohol Ink

Last fall, I decided to repaint my entire house. Big job but I was sick and tired of the ‘builder beige’ walls so it was totally worth it! Now, my soft gray walls with fresh white trim look so much better. While I love my walls, I did notice they need a pop of color. […]

Printing with Silk Ties

Did you know that you can print on silk with silk ties? That’s right, it’s possible to transfer the dyed design on a silk tie to another piece of silk. This is an inexpensive way to make a very beautiful, expensive looking scarf, decorative pillow or wallhanging. Printed scarves also make great gifts so cook […]

Recycled Jeans! 12 Denim Craft Projects

Who doesn’t love a great pair of jeans? I certainly do. And I’m all about reusing, recycling, repurposing and upcycling! And isn’t it heartbreaking when those jeans don’t fit anymore or get stained? Well, instead of just tossing them out, why not use your crafting skills and recycle those jeans instead? There are tons of […]

Eco Printing on Fabric … Take 1

I know, I’m late to the party but I just had to try this Eco Printing on Fabric stuff. It looks like such fun! And it is! Now, I’m kinda eaten up with it. There are printed fabrics in various stages of development all over this house. What is Eco Printing? The way I understand […]

Pretty DIY Spring Wreaths

Happy Spring Equinox! Let’s make some pretty Spring Wreaths! Finally after a long and gray winter, my crocuses are up, the hyacinths are again blooming and my forsythia bushes are bursting with bright yellow blooms. We actually have to mow the lawn already, too! I think one of my favorite parts of Spring is the […]

15 Smart Home Organization & Storage Ideas

And, here we are again …. a whole new year to do the wonderful things you’ve always wanted to do. Why is it so much easier to envision a new life with the turn of the calendar? Why not start something new and exciting in May or September? People make all kinds of resolutions for […]

Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015

Another year gone by … Can you believe it?? I was curious about which of my projects you guys liked the best so I did some research. After looking at the stats on Google Analytics and Pinterest, I came up with FiberArtsy’s Top 10 Craft and DIY Posts of 2015. (This page contains affiliate links […]

17 Fun Scrap Fabric Projects

Show of hands, who doesn’t have a pile of fabric scraps laying around the house?? Anybody?? Thought so. We all have a little hoarder inside saying … Oh, but I may need this someday … don’t we? Ya, okay. So, I asked a bunch of fellow bloggers to share their ideas using fabric remnants and […]

15 DIY Summer Wreath Ideas

Summer’s Here! Well, it feels like it, anyway. It’s the perfect time to spruce up the ole homestead. Why not make a great first impression with a beautiful front door? These clever ladies have come up with some nifty ideas for making your own, unique summer wreath! Basic Supplies you may need: Wreath Form Burlap […]

Bleach Pen Fun! Decorate Fabric with Bleach

Have you accidentally spilled bleach on your shirt and just threw it away? Well, has it ever occurred to you to use bleach on purpose to decorate fabric? If that old pair of jeans you used to love could use some help then why not pretty it up the easy way with a good old […]

Shibori Dyeing Tea Towels with Rit

White kitchen towels? Boring!! I tell ya, nothing is safe around here. If something at my house is a solid color, it’s only a matter of time before I add some bright color and dye it up. So, I started researching various Shibori Dyeing techniques. If you’ve been following my dyeing tutorials, you know I […]