Author Archives: Sharon

Confessions from a craft blog: Craft fails and a front cover (And a giveaway!)

I’m sharing a few craft fails today, but first I’ll start with the big news – my Silk Sari Pumpkins are on the front cover of Craft Ideas magazine! If you page through the issue, you’ll also see my Cowhide … Continue reading

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New, no-sew patchwork pumpkins in gorgeous fall fabrics (and copper stems!)

Pumpkins – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, Pumpkin Snowmen, pumpkin crafts – I love them all. The No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made last year are one of my favorite pumpkin crafts, but the No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made this year are … Continue reading

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The Summertime Snowman Series finale: A DIY, Sweater Pumpkin Snowman!

I’m wrapping up the Summertime Snowman Series today with a Sweater Pumpkin Snowman – the perfect decoration for fall! Honestly, I’m glad this too hot and too dry summer is almost over, and I’m looking forward to celebrating fall with … Continue reading

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DIY a Repurposed Soda Can Owl

What can you make with old soda cans? Just ask Kathleen George! You won’t believe what she made from two soda cans, old scissors, a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and a few other supplies. Using her crafty magic, Kathleen whipped … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: Wrap up a rustic, Twine Snowman

Today’s Summertime Snowman is as charming as the others, but his ruggedly handsome good looks make him a real standout! He’s a one-of-a-kind, rustic snowman all wrapped up in twine. Real stick arms and a pine garland complete his woodland … Continue reading

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No-Sew Woodland Critters: DIY a dapper, Sock Fox

Today, I do not have a Fox in Socks, but I do have a fox made with socks. (Remember the Dr. Suess book Fox in Socks?) This DIY, no-sew Sock Fox sports a classic, tweed-style tail and jaunty, burlap scarf, making … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: DIY A Soft & Pearly, Felted Snowman

I don’t know if you noticed the soft, smiling snowman in the blog header this past winter? When we had our photo shoot for the blog headers, I didn’t realize that I’d not yet shared Rebekah Meier’s charming, Soft & … Continue reading

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No-Sew Woodland Critters: DIY a Sleepy Hedgehog with easy supplies

You don’t need anything fancy to make this delightful Sleepy Hedgehog, and the supply list is refreshingly short. Designer Debra Quartermain starts with a sock and a foam egg, adds some felt, and eight steps later, you’re done! No sewing … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: A fresh, frosty & fleecy Snow Family

What’s more refreshing than a snowman in frosty, creamsicle colors? How about an entire frosty family clad in pastel accessories? This Frosty Snowman Family is another creation by Debra Quartermain, and the happy group is made with fleece and Debra’s … Continue reading

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Easy, no-sew stuffies: How to DIY a Sock Owl

Whooo doesn’t find today’s no-sew Sock Owl as cute as can be? This Sock Owl would be an excellent project for a Scout troop or other group, and I’d love to see a flock* of these Sock Owls in a rainbow … Continue reading

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