All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sewing’

DIY Garden Apron Sewing Pattern 1

DIY Summer Blooms Garden Apron

It is helpful to be able to be equipped with several items at once when you are gardening, as you may want to use pruners, seed packets, hand tools, and other supplies in quick succession. This cheery and functional garden apron keeps your tools and other small gardening necessities at your fingertips and adds a bright pop of color to …

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DIY Cactus From Felt

These Soft and Cuddly Felt Cacti Will Make You Smile

Looking for your next afternoon craft project? These felt cacti are not only ADORABLE but easy to make too. Use them to decorate your home or gift them to friends who insist they have “brown thumbs” when it comes to keeping plants alive. They’ll appreciate a cute ‘plant’ that can’t be killed. I love having indoor plants in my home. …

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Herbal Hotpad For Tea

Sew Creative! Make this Herb-Scented Tea Trivet

I’m always on the look out for new craft projects that can easily double as handmade gifts for friends and family. While sifting through my collection of vintage craft magazines, I came across the idea of a scented tea trivet. How nice it would be to sit down for tea, and have the heat of the teapot release the scent …

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Window Draft Stopper

16 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs This Winter

The temperature is starting to dip down to where I think about nestling in front of the fireplace. The doors to the garden are no longer left wide open and our living space is just a wee bit smaller now.  The perfect time to think about all those ways to conserve energy is when we need it the most. Last …

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Lavender Eye Bag Tutorial

Serenity Now! DIY Lavender Eye Pillows

Now making your own lavender eye pillow is not a unique concept but add linen, popcorn, an ink jet printer, and a just a dash of Seinfeld, and you got yourself a fun & funky Weekend Project, baby! The concept behind this DIY came from 4 different ideas melded into one relaxing project: 1.  The container of lavender that I harvested this …

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