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How to make a DIY winter hat from recycled sweaters

Recycling sweaters into winter hats is an oldie but a goodie because it’s cheap and useful and makes a great DIY gift. Check out this cute recycled sweater hat that Elise and I made from a recycled sweater! Making a hat out of a recycled wool sweater is such a quick project! I think this …

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Insulated Holder for Stick Popsicles and Frozen Yogurt

Cold tiny hands no more! Elise loves stick popsicles and frozen yogurt tubes. Truly, she’s a junkie. But she doesn’t like it when her hands get cold, which means I don’t like it when she sets the sticky treats on the table (or ick, on the floor) to take a temperature break. My short-term fix …

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Easy DIY Custom Jewelry using Styled By Tori Spelling

I’ve always been intimidated about making my own jewelry. Honestly, for me all the supplies and tools kind of made the cost of entry too high for me, both literally and figuratively. But then I was sent a box of Styled by Tori Spelling DIY mix-and-match jewelry pieces — no tools required! I received the …

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Easy DIY felt flower bracelets kids craft

Here’s a super cute DIY spring and summer craft idea for kids that you can knock out in less than an hour: Easy no-sew felt flower bracelets. It’s a super cute and easy kid’s craft activity that’s lots of fun to make. I love how cheery these no-sew felt flower bracelets look. And it’s nice …

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St. Patrick’s Day Necklaces DIY and Irish Pins

I made these easy St. Patrick’s Day necklaces and St. Patrick’s Day pins to spiff up my St. Patrick’s Day outfit just a little bit. I just love making DIY jewelry using Shrinky Dinks! It’s a fun and lucky St. Patrick’s Day craft activity for kids that adults will love too. Keep reading to get …

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Kid-sized messenger bag free pattern and sewing tutorial

My free child-sized messenger bag pattern is the perfect shrunken size for the special kid in your life. You can make my easy DIY kids messenger bag free sewing pattern in a couple evenings. My kids messenger bag free sewing pattern is a variation of my free bridesmaid’s handbag sewing pattern and my free shoulder …

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Apron pattern with built-in potholders and secret iPhone pocket

Here’s an original free apron sewing pattern with two built-in potholders and secret iPhone pocket. Aprons have been glued to my body ever since I started feeding Elise – I find it’s just easier to wipe my hands on my stomach than find a dish towel. I need something that would work for me as …

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DIY Valentine’s Day Felt Heart Pocket Bracelet and Kid’s Mini-Purse

Hearts is the theme of two easy Valentine’s Day gifts perfect for spoiling the sweet toddler and tween girls in your life. First is a teeny pouch bracelet perfect for storing candies or tiny love notes. You can make it with either heart-shaped velcro and button closures …and you can hand sew it too rather …

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Wedding handbags free sewing pattern for bridesmaids and brides

Back in the summer, Liesel Eastman saw our wedding featured in the Knot Magazine and contacted me to see if I could help with the creative details for her October wedding to Barrett. In addition to creating her online RSVP system and designing the sewn zigzagged programs, table numbers, ring bearer pillow, place cards and …

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Monogrammed coffee insulator wrap

So I was pretty excited about the success of the campfire coffee insulator wrap and decided to make a monogrammed coffee insulator wrap for my sister Krista. Perfect for coffee/tea/cocoa drinkers and the eco-friendly, monogrammed insulator wraps are personal and practical. And not only is it a great way to cut down on waste but …

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