5 Ways to Upcycle an Old Sweater

It’s sweater weather!  I bet that many of you have been doing the same thing we’ve been doing: pulling out the boxes of cold season clothing, and figuring out what can be worn for another year, passed on to someone else in the family, or tossed into the giveaway pile.  You might want to wait a second before you give them the old heave-ho, and check out the tutorials I’ve found for upcycling everything from cable knit to cashmere.

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5 Ways to Craft with Acorns

Acorns are the nut, or small seedling, of the mighty oak tree.  Their pleasing, rounded shape, interesting textures, and warm brown tones make them perfect subjects for fall craft projects.  Take a look at this collection of acorn themed crafts I’ve found, and I think you’ll become a fan of the little nuts, too!

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Outdoor Fabric Pillows

I have been searching high and low for outdoor pillows that I love.  This isn’t an easy task when you are picky and have a certain color scheme in mind.  I finally found some fabric I adored online and was able to go see it in person at Calico Corners. At $27.99 a yard I {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Decorate with Washi Tape

One of the biggest crafting supply sensations of the last year is a Japanese import known as washi tape.  Made from sheer paper, washi tape comes in an almost limitless array of colors and patterns.  It’s easy to tear by hand, you can write on it, and it comes in different widths.  Crafty ladies have {…Read More…}