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 […]

Homemade Lotion Bars and Lip Balm

Homemade Lotion Bars and Lip Balm – Easy DIY Recipe Have you ever looked … really looked at the ingredient list on a simple bottle of lotion? What the heck are all those chemicals anyway? And I don’t know if you’ve noticed but there are some lotions and lip balms which seem to make my […]

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 […]

How to Tie Dye a Heart

Here’s a quick project you can still finish for your loves by Valentine’s Day. What says I love you more than a hand dyed heart shirt? So, let me show you how to tie dye a heart. This is my first attempt at tie dyeing a specific shape. It’s a little more fussy than other […]

Let’s Tie-Dye Long Johns! Easy Accordion Fold

This is nothing new, I know, but tie-dyed Long Johns aka Thermal Underwear have always been my faves! Just cause you have to bundle up in many layers, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it! And these make awesome gifts, especially for people who work outside in winter. You can get super fancy with […]

Fingerless Gloves from a Sweater

Easy DIY Fingerless Gloves from a Sweater Remember last winter when I showed you how to make fun stuff from old sweaters? I put new life into these old sweaters by upcycling them into DIY Bootcuffs, and Mittens. (Oh, wow, I really need to redo those photos, lol). Well, I personally really like fingerless gloves […]

Gift Ideas for Knitters or Crocheters

Do you have an avid Knitter or Crocheter in your life? Need a great Christmas or Birthday idea? Well, I’m here to help! Here’s a list of some cool and fun gift ideas that would make any Yarny very happy! And the beauty is, you can do all your shopping online and have these presents […]

DIY Felted Pincushion – Great Gift Idea!

Yes, the gift giving season is almost upon us again! Can you believe it? Well, years ago my friends and I decided that instead of buying each other stuff we don’t need, our gifts would be handmade. Honestly, it’s been a lot of fun! Is there a needleworker or seamstress in your circle? How about […]

DIY Wreath Ideas for Fall

DIY Wreath Ideas for Fall – Learn How to Make a Fall Wreath! Happy Fall Crafty Peeps! As much as I love Spring and Summer, I’m always happy to see the beginning of Autumn. The time of year for comfy sweatshirts and mulled cider, pumpkins and corn mazes. It’s also a great time to update […]

Groovy Hippie Bed Sheet Set

My youngest just had a birthday and she’s been trying to fix up her room. We needed some updated bedding stuffs and Nikki likes cool … hippie … pink floyd … guitars … the beatles … so, of course, I thought I CAN MAKE THAT! (Do you do that?). I love COLOR! Lots of bright […]

25 Fall Crafts with Burlap Fabric

25 Fall Crafts with Burlap Fabric Seems like burlap fabric and ribbon is everywhere nowadays. What used to be a cheap, rough and ugly fabric only used for feedbags has become chic in the crafting and decorating world. Today, you can even find ‘designer’ burlap in all colors and sizes, even camo! It’s still a […]

Exploring Shibori – Kumo Fabric Dyeing

Gosh, I love playing with colors. Always have! And exploring the many various cloth, fiber and yarn dyeing techniques is a neverending fascination for me. Shibori Dyeing is an age-old art of fabric dyeing which includes many various folding techniques, including Kumo Dyeing. Download this Free Tutorial So, what is Shibori Dyeing anyway? Shibori is […]