Its that time of the year again, where I scramble at the last minute to make a Halloween costume! This year I'm planning on dressing up as the Cheshire Cat, in the style of the 1951 Alice in Wonderland Disney movie. The Cheshire cat and I go a long way, and if you've read this… Continue reading DIY Chesire Cat costume accessories (Crochet)
I first shared this poster while it was in progress, about a year ago. I'm happy to report it is now finished and adorning our craft room wall. While I don't follow astrology predictions, I do enjoy learning about the signs, the constellations behind them and what patterns are observed for each sign. I used fine tip… Continue reading Zodiac Fuzzy Poster – Complete!
I've been experimenting with new materials a lot lately and one of them is T-shirt yarn! T-shirt yarn is basically a long strip of t-shirt fabric that can be used as a heavy weight yarn for any craft. Last year when I started my venture into designing for Darby Smart, I picked several skeins of… Continue reading DIY Tshirt headbands & accessories
What do you do with a shirt that's too large? Sleep in it? Heck no! You fix that bad boy and wear it proudly. When people tell you how well your t shirt fits you can smile with the knowledge that you fixed it yourself. Keep reading for a simple tutorial on how to size… Continue reading DIY T-shirt resizing
One of my latest crafty acquisitions has been this fantastic phone strap kit. The official name is "Happy Sweets Elegant Creamy Clay Kit" in Chocolate. I've seen many videos on YouTube about people using these and they make it look so easy! But I gave it a try anyway! Note: You cannot eat anything in… Continue reading D.I.Y. Phone Strap Kit
I finished making the three "default" erasers in my kutsuwa eraser kit, but I still had plenty of eraser material left over. (Previous Post) My favorite color is purple so I knew I wanted to make one of the animals in that color. I just combined my left over red and blue clay to make purple,… Continue reading Make your own Kutsuwa eraser kit shapes…
I moved! Just a few minutes from where I used to live, but to such a big and lovely apartment! I cant stop thinking of the three's company theme song whenever Im home. That's great, no? [Also, I just realized that the Three's Company intro cannot be found on youtube, LAME.] All this love for… Continue reading Come and knock on our door….
So I was browsing youtube and found a great account call threadbanger. They have great videos on DIY fashion and reusing clothes. The video that got my attention was How to Make a Spring Capelet, which was submitted by a user. Basically you take an old sweater that is way to large for you... Fold… Continue reading Diy capelet from a sweater Pt. 1
I've meaning to make an apron since I realized that baking at random usually got some of my better clothes messed up with flour. But never fear! The internet is full of fantastic free patterns! I searched for a while and found many free patterns (check out TipNut for a massive list of patterns). I… Continue reading Quick and Colorful Apron!