I know that Halloween is less than a week away, but these bags are so easy to sew that there really is time to make them! If you want to make some goody bags for parties or just for fun, these little bags are perfect, and you can even use up some of your scrap stash.
We've just introduced a new line of Vintage Postcard Paintings! The intricate paintings on these vintage postcards are done by artisans from the state of Rajasthan in India. Each painting is individually hand-painted, so no two are exactly alike.
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Mason (or canning) jars are so wonderfully diverse. Their original purpose was for preserving food from your garden, but today, you can use them for a variety of crafty purposes. Here’s just a small sampling of different styles of jars:
Picture this: You are ironing and putting the finishing touches on the collar of your shirt, but are horrified to see hideous brown streaks on the white fabric, courtesy of the old starch and mineral deposits on your iron’s soleplate. You don’t have time to deal with that shirt now, so you grab another one. But you will still have the same problem if you don’t clean your iron. We all know that cleaning an iron is a tedious process that requires special products, right? But wait – you CAN quickly clean an iron with some things you may already have on hand (and if you don’t, they are easy and inexpensive to buy).
My sister Sheela just did an amazing hack on the Ikea RAST dresser. Here’s the step-by-step tutorial:
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Perhaps this post should be titled, “The Little RAST that Could.” If you’ve made a few rounds through home décor blogs, you have most likely come across an Ikea RAST dresser hack. It’s amazing how versatile this little $35 pine dresser really is, and even more amazing is the amount of creativity that talented DIYers put into making these dressers unique and upscale.
I decided the RAST would be the perfect size for nightstands in our room, since our existing ones were old and far too low for our pillowtop bed. So with a bit of work, the dressers went from looking like this, to this:
Our new collection of cabinet hardware has arrived!!
Just in time for the holidays....Pinterest is rolling out secret boards!