Tricked out Crochet Hooks & Knitting Needles

Life’s too short to knit with ugly needles! Okay, maybe they’re not ugly, but nothing is safe around here from dyeing, coloring or decorating! I would not recommend doing this with expensive tools, but hey, why not pretty up those cheapy hooks and needles? I used plain, plastic crochet hooks and super cheap bamboo knitting […]

DIY: Eco Soap Basic Recipe

Special Guest Post by: Anna Aamone The art of making soap is a little bit difficult for novices. But once you understand well the process and the safety techniques, you can master the skill. Here I’m going to show you a basic soap recipe, which contains natural ingredients and is safe for your family. (This […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Boots and Sandals

My babies are all grown and almost out of the house – no grandbabies yet – but I’m collecting patterns for when that happens! Take a look at these super cute free crochet patterns for baby booties, slippers and sandals! A big Thank You to the talented ladies who came up with these fun baby […]

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 […]

21 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s almost Mother’s Day again. Have you found the perfect gift for your Mom? Well if not, don’t despair. I found 21 wonderful DIY Mother’s Day Gift ideas for you that you can make yourself and Mom will love! As a Mom myself, I can tell you that presents made with love by my girls […]

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 […]

DIY Foaming Soap Recipe

Who loves to save money? I know I do. I also love making my own beauty products which can be somewhat complicated but there is nothing easier than making your own foaming soap with this simple recipe. Rather than spending $4 or $5 per soap bottle, this basic recipe costs as little as 15 cents […]

Yarn Wrapped Easter Eggs

It’s almost Easter again. Have you finished dyeing your eggs? How about something different for a change? Why not wrap your Easter Eggs with colorful yarn? You can even Dye the Yarn with Easter Egg Dyes to make them even more special. Download this Free Tutorial Supplies needed: (This post contains affiliate links, which means […]

How to Dye Yarn with Easter Egg Color

So many dyes, so little time! Did you know that you can dye yarn with regular ole Easter Egg dyes? Yep! Not the fancy-schmancy new dyes out there but just plain-jane Paas which is made with food coloring. I was actually surprised at how vivid the yarn turned out! Beautiful, bright colors that you can […]

DIY Lotion Bars and Lip Balm Recipe

Have you ever looked … really looked at the ingredient list on a simple bottle of lotion? What the heck are all those things anyway? And I don’t know if you’ve noticed but there are some lotions and lip balms which seem to make my skin worse. The cool thing is, we have a choice. […]

14 Fun Crafts for Valentine’s Day

Love it or not, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! I found some really fun and easy Valentine craft ideas to share with you from gifts to home decor. The best part is that all of these projects are budget friendly! You probably have most of the supplies onhand already such as buttons, old […]