Archives for September 2012

Knit Blanket Tutorial

This knit blanket by Martha Stewart is so cool! I want to try it. The pattern comes with a diagram, as you knit 12 different sized blocks and then  join them. I love the color choices here (you can see where the blocks are joined by the yellow). Tools and Materials Size 11 needles 38 […]

Duct Tape Bags {free eBook 9/29}

Duct Tape Bags! gives you full step-by-step instructions for 18 amazing ways to carry things with duct tape. Learn how to use duct tape to make beach bag, a purse, a laptop case, a camping backpack, and even a tool tote! All projects are written by duct tape experts, and contain pictures for each step […]

10 Ways to Wear a Maxi Dress

I have just stumbled across brit.co and I am loving their tutorials, tips and advice. I especially love their article (with details on each style) on how to style a maxi dress 10 different ways. I <3 maxi dresses, and these are very creative styles that I am dying to try.

How to Cross Stitch Your Own Pics

Are you dying to cross stitch or crochet/knit with a chart from a cool picture you have? Well PhotoStitch allows you to upload a picture and turn it into a cross stitch pattern, for free. I chose this example because I am a True Blood nerd, but there are other freebies on their site as […]

Free eBook – Declutter Your Life 9/26

Declutter Your Life: Reduce Stress, Increase Productivity, and Enjoy Your Clutter-Free Life Michelle Stewart, author of Declutter Your Life, draws on her professional and personal experiences to craft an easy-to-follow e-book on reducing clutter in all aspects of your life. She shares personal success stories regarding home, office, and mental clutter and talks about how […]

Halloween Recipes: 24 Cute, Creepy, and Easy Halloween Recipes {free ebook}

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes! With Halloween just around the corner, Halloween Recipes: 24 Cute, Creepy, and Easy Halloween Recipes for Kids and Adults gives you some great recipes for you to try! From snacks, to drinks, to entrees and even desserts, you will find some awesome recipes for you and your family to enjoy […]

DIY Fancy Chandelier Earrings

Agape Love Designs just released a tutorial on how to make these Fancy Chandelier Earrings and I just HAD to try out the tutorial. I loved it. This is my version! You can buy a pair here if you aren’t craftily inclined!

Adorable Baby Owl Booties {crochet}

These are possibly the cutest little crocheted baby booties (by JC Designs) that I have come across on the web. The next person I know of that is having a baby girl is going to be getting these as a gift. They are for 0-3 months and so stinkin cute!

1950′S Inspired Ponytail

Are You Ready for Dexter?

I don’t know about you, but I cannot wait until Sept 30 for the Season 7 premier of Dexter. So When I came across these awesome Dexter cupcakes by Polish the Stars, they appealed to my geeky side and I just had to share! What a great idea for hosting a night of fun for […]

Free eBook – How I Paid $8 for $170 Worth of Groceries

How I Paid $8 for $170 Worth of Groceries (Confessions of a Coupon Fashionista) [Kindle Edition] 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 […]

Perfect Knit Seam Tutorial

Here is a great tutorial on how to make a perfect seam on stockinette stitching in the round! “Needle under the stitch on the left. Pull through, but not too tight. Repeat on the right.”

DIY Tutorial Yarn Wrapped Wall Art

Check out this super cute Ikea pot holder turned into knit wall art. This is a super cute idea for the craft room or even a clever way to store those needles?

13 Ways to Tie a Knot and 12 Ways to Knot a Belt

Fashionrolla has amazing tutorials that feature 13 ways to tie a knot and 12 ways to knot a belt.

How to Crochet an I-Cord

The i-cord is an awesome invention for knitters, and I have stumbled across an awesome tutorial from Planet June that teaches crocheters how to make an i-cord as well! There’s even a version for left handed crocheters!

How to Read Crochet Stitch Diagrams

From the PBS show Knit and Crochet Today, Brett Bara and Robyn Chachula discuss how to read crochet stitch diagrams and why they are so useful.

Free eBooks 9/4/912

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Lion Brand Country Afghan

Check out this awesome knit Lion Brand Country Afghan. What a fun project and a great way to teach your kids US geography, or even   to have because it is just that cool…