Archives for May 2012

Learn to Crochet or Knit with a Knook and Win!

The Knook is a product that allows Crocheters to Knit. And to push this technique which has been very well received Leisure Arts is launching a Knook & Tell Design Contest very soon to promote our Knook product line by encouraging amateur designers to submit photos of their original Knook designs on our Facebook page, […]

Repurposed Beauty Supplies for Crafting

I was following a tutorial that required a file sander in lieu of sand paper. I couldn’t find any at the craft or dollar store, so I improvised. I dug out the trusty nail file, only to realize the whole kit is useful in making jewelry and crafting in general. Nail File – This is […]

Trying to Decide Where to Vacation This Year?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Newport Beach for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Newport Beach, California is a popular destination for vacationing for many reasons. As you can see on the site, there are a variety of amenities, including: Information on the city itself, such as it being […]

More Cute Jewelry

I made a few other jewelry pieces I thought I would share. They are available in my Etsy shop as well! Braided Silk and Chain Bracelet White Feather Earrings with White Bows PS – I party here! Check out my Etsy Shop!

{free eBook} How I Paid $8 for $170 Worth of Groceries (Confessions of a Coupon Fashionista)

Product Description Have you ever handed over $8 to the check out clerk for $170 worth of groceries at the local supermarket? I have. The clerk had to call in the manager, he came down and examined every single item on the receipt but in the end he confirmed that there was no mistake. Of […]

Yellow and Blue Crochet Beaded Bracelet with Button Clasp

Just made a new crochet jewelry piece. It hardly needs a tutorial. All you do is add beads to the yarn and crochet them into a long chain, making a button clasp closure. I can write up a tutorial with pictures if requested! It is for sale in my Etsy shop! PS – I party […]

Useful Fashion Find – Heel Protectors

With the Spring weather bouncing back and forth this year, I have muddied many a heels walking through the yard. It’s expecially vexing on heels that are made of suede, lace or other delicate materials, this is quite pesky indeed. I have just purchased these high heel protectors to try out on my suede heels. […]

Free Amazon eBook Cookbooks 5/18/12

Product Description Another #1 Best Seller from the author of #1 Best Selling ’50 Low Carb Brown Bag Lunch Recipes’ and #1 Best Selling ‘The Green Gourmet Organic Diet Book’ Do you enjoy a decent cup of tea? If so, you aren’t alone. Tea is one of the most popular beverages worldwide. It can help […]

Gap + Threadless T.I.Y. Project 1: Sandals

Gap and Threadless have paired up to make some T.I.Y. (T It Yourself) projects. I am totally doing this first one on Sandals, as I just bought some cheap flip flops to replace the ones the dog ate. I was thinking of crocheting on them, but this looks more fun! Check out my Etsy Shop!

Ribbon Bracelet Tutorial Guest Post At The Crafty Scientist

Today I have the pleasure of guest posting over at The Crafty Scientist. Please check out how to make this ribbon bracelet. Don’t forget to check out her other guest posts and tutorials. I have to admit I adore the graphic design of her “sciency” blog! Check out my Etsy Shop!

How to Make a Blingy Summer Bracelet

Summer + color blocking equals awesome! I am super excited for pastels and everything that comes with it. Color blocking is very in this Summer, and I found these cute “blingy” beads that make for fun summer jewelry! This tutorial matches my Spring Bling Color Block Earrings. Supplies: memory wire beads (mine are from Michaels) needle […]

How to Make Blingy Hoop Earrings

Summer + color blocking equals awesome! I am super excited for pastels and everything that comes with it. Color blocking is very in this Summer, and I found these cute “blingy” beads that make for fun summer jewelry! Check out my matching blingy summer bracelet tute! Colorful beads (I found these at Michaels) Memory wire […]

Awesome Mother’s Day Free eBooks

Digital List Price: $9.99  Kindle Price: $0.00 includes free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet You Save: $9.99 (100%) From Library Journal This utterly charming second novel by Cook (Ready To Fall) is a fun read, perfect for whiling away an afternoon on the beach. Sarah Hurlihy is 40 years old, divorced, and happily teaching preschoolers a multicultural […]

Dollar Store Craft Shopping List

I am always trying to be frugal and getting stuff on the cheap. I have started to compiling a running craft store shopping list of supplies to look for and get at the dollar store as needed. Most of these items are just plain cheaper there than even Walmart, let alone the craft store (even […]

Crocheted Color Block Rhinestone Bangle

I have seen many bangle bracelets using pearls, rhinestones and embroidery floss to make fantastic color combinations. I love them all and wish I could make them all, but I settled on making my own in a fun color block bangle bracelet (to match my new color block purse), and I decided to crochet it, […]

Free and Discounted Kindle Books and Games: Free eBook: The Organized Kitchen

The Organized Kitchen: Keep Your Kitchen Clean, Organized, and Full of Good Food-and Save Time, Money, (and Your Sanity) Every Day! [Kindle Edition] Brette Sember (Author) 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews) | Like(17) Digital List Price: $16.95 What’s this?  Print List Price: $16.95 Kindle Price: $0.00 includes free wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet You Save: $16.95 (100%) EDITORIAL […]

Free Crochet Flowers Patterns Roundup {100+ and Counting!}

I am rounding up free crochet flower patterns in all varieties. Any free pattern that teaches you how to make a flower of some sort; whether it be just a flow, a flower motif, a flower stitch, etc. Feel free to contact me with any I’ve missed!   A listing of free crochet flower patterns! […]

Mother’s Day Comic For Knitters and Crocheters!

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Free eBook: THE BIG FAT BOOK OF WEIGHT LOSS

THE BIG FAT BOOK OF WEIGHT LOSS (The Big Fat Series) [Kindle Edition] Product Description The Big Fat Book of Weight Loss By Hugh Jass Foreword by the world-renowned expert in obesity, Dr. Ima Grossman of The Well Street Clinic, New York. I’d like to start by saying the name of my book could be deemed […]

Free eBook Cookbook: The Ultimate Healthy Snack List

*as always, make sure it is still free. prices are constantly changing! The Ultimate Healthy Snacks List of Recipes – Healthy Snacks for Adults, Healthy Snacks for Kids, Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss – The Healthy Snacks List [Kindle Edition] Product Description Healthy snacks recipes including Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss, Healthy Snacks for Kids & […]