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Meyer Lemon Waffles Recipe with Maple-Blackberry Compote – from YumUniverse’s Pantry to Plate Cookbook

Today I’m sharing the game-changing cookbook Pantry to Plate: Improvise Meals You Love―from What You Have! by Heather Crosby from YumUniverse. Keep reading to see why Heather’s mix-and-match recipes blew me away, preview a gluten-free lemon waffles recipe from the book, and enter to win your own Pantry to Plate cookbook below. AND IF YOU’RE …

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Washi Tape DIY Christmas Candles – Cute and Cozy!

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is decorating our house to feel super festive and cozy. Chicago gets dark at 4:30 PM in wintertime (sigh) so I like using candles to add a warm glow and create a happy mood …especially these modern and whimsical DIY Christmas candles using washi tape and …

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GIVEAWAY: “‘Tis the Season to Be Felt-y” Craft Book of Christmas creations

It’s mid-November and high time to really start cranking on Christmas decorations and gifts. Enter to win the ‘Tis the Season to Be Felt-y craft book filled with super cute Christmas ideas to make out of inexpensive craft felt. Keep reading to see how to enter!

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See my Cross-Stitch Canvas in the “Washi Tape Crafts” Book – Plus a Giveaway!

Hey, I’m in the new book “Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything” by Amy Anderson! Keep reading to see my Cross-Stitch Canvas and enter to win a copy of this book including 10 rolls of washi tape. Wahoo! This book is a super cute size and comes packaged with 10 rolls …

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GIVEAWAY: Felt-O-Ween Halloween craft book from Lark Crafts

It’s no secret that Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year. Win yourself a copy of FELT-O-WEEN by Kathy Sheldon and Amanda Carestio published by Lark Crafts which brings you 40 decorations and costumes for a festive Halloween like these super cute spooky applique socks:

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See my three sewing projects in the “Little One-Yard Wonders” book – plus a giveaway!

Even though I like to dabble in lots of crafts like paper and decoupage and painting, sewing is still my first love. That’s why I’m so proud to be included as a contributor in the new book “Little One-Yard Wonders – Irresistible Clothes, Toys, and Accessories You Can Make For Babies and Kids.” It’s the …

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GIVEAWAY: “Washi Wonderful” and “Make Your Mark” Craft Books

Here are two craft books that you’re going to want for summer crafting inspiration and beyond: “Washi Wonderful: Creative Projects & Ideas for Paper Tape” by Jenny Doh and “Make Your Mark: Creative Ideas Using Markers, Paint Pens, Bleach Pens & More” by Lark Books. Enter to win one or both!

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GIVEAWAY: Packaging Your Crafts book – Creative Ideas for Crafters, Artists, Bakers & More

I’m lucky that I get to preview craft books. And I tell you, I only share my very favorites with you. Today’s craft book giveaway is a beautifully photographed craft book with ideas galore! You’re going to love it. It’s called “Packaging Your Crafts: Creative Ideas for Crafters, Artists, Bakers, & More “ by Viola …

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GIVEAWAY: $50 Gift Card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Here’s a Valentine’s Day giveaway just because I love you. How does a $50 Gift Card to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores sound? Yep, I thought so. It’s been a totally brutal January here in the city of Chicago. We’re talking -20 degree temperatures, closed stores and schools, winter hats on inside, dripping faucets so …

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GIVEAWAY: $50 Gift Certificate to Uncommon Goods. Ho! Ho! Ho!

Thanks to Uncommon Goods for sponsoring this post and giveaway! Every time I open an Uncommon Goods catalog I see something unique and fun and totally gift-able. Like these bottle openers made from recycled baseball bats: And this Italian cheese making kit. Here’s your chance to win a $50 gift certificate at Uncommon Goods for …

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GIVEAWAY: $100 in Custom Art Prints from Minted

Make your walls happy by entering for a chance to win $100 in custom art prints from the talented independent designers at Minted. Keep reading to see how to enter. Thanks to Minted for sponsoring this post! I’m a big Minted fan (make that a HUGE Minted fan!) not only because the designs are awesome …

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GIVEAWAY: Flip Dolls & Other Toys That Zip, Stack, Hide, Grab & Go

When I was growing up, my older sister Krista had a flip doll that was Red Riding Hood on the top and when you flipped the doll over, it was the grandmother. Cool! And when you flipped the grandma’s bonnet over, it was the wolf. Ack! I am super excited be giving away a copy …

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GIVEAWAY: Adventures in Pompom Land Craft Book

I want to take a trip to Pompom Land where animals are ridiculously adorable and everything is handmade! Myko Diann Bocek had created a world of sweet little creatures made from thick, full pompoms. In her new book, Adventures in Pompom Land: 25 Cute Projects Made from Handmade Pompoms, she shares how to can make …

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GIVEAWAY: Creative Lettering book by Jenny Doh

Looking for a fun way to express yourself? Hand lettering is an increasingly popular way to create interesting and dynamic images. Words are pretty powerful and can add a narrative element to your visual work. In Jenny Doh’s new book, Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists, she enlists the help of 16 unique …

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GIVEAWAY: Two Craft Books, ‘Making an Impression’ (Artful Stamping) & ‘Journal It!’ (Creative Journaling)

Thanks to Lark Crafts for sponsoring this giveaway. If you are anything like me, sometimes you need a little inspiration. This giveaway includes two books from Lark Crafts that are bound to get your creativity flowing. Making an Impression: Designing and Creating Artful Stamps by Geninne D. Zlatkis is a lovely guide to creating stamps …

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