Fancy Nancy Bow Holder

*Project by Niki @ LilyBug Designs* My daughter has many bows and I have been wanting to make her a cute bow holder.  She even took it upon herself to clip all her bows on to a scrap piece of ribbon.  What kind of crafty mother am I that I haven't made my child some sort of bow holder?  I know, shame on me.  Well, since she loves all things fancy this is a Fancy Nancy inspired bow holder. You can clip all sorts of bows to the locks of yarn. … [Continue reading...]

Monogram Wall Hanging

*Project by Mandy @ SugarBee Craft Edition* My toddler is growing up - time to convert the nursery to a big boy room.  To compliment the colors I'll be using on his bedding, I made a Monogram Yarn Wall Hanging to display above his dresser. This idea has so many possibilities - grab any color of yarn and you have a custom wall hanging for any room.  Older children/teen may enjoy making it themselves.  It can add a pop of art in a family … [Continue reading...]

Felted Yarn Cards

*Project by Kailyn @  Kailyn's Bit of Sunshine* I decided to go about the yarn challenge with a twist. Literally. I decided to try my hand at felting. I figured I could do small testers and see what worked. They all turned out so fun and funky, I decided I needed to use them all. What better way than to make some funky original cards. I started with dyed wools and book on felting. I also incorporated wool yarn into the mix. When … [Continue reading...]

Yarn Necklace

*Project by Heidi @ Made by Heidi* Make yourself a gorgeous yarn necklace! Pretty, eh? You can totally rock this necklace with some jeans & a tee or with an awesome cocktail dress! and don't you just LOVE the color scheme? I also love that is has beads and buttons...You know you want to wear this! ;) … [Continue reading...]

Cupcake Stands

*Project made by Chica and Jo @ Chica & Jo* We've always loved the idea of individual cupcakes stands to highlight delicious special little cakes but weren't wowed by how the ones you could buy looked.  Being the crafty ladies we are, we decided to make our own!  These were really inexpensive to make and completely customizable.  Have a baby shower coming up?  Decorate in pastels!  A wedding reception featuring cupcakes for dessert?  Use … [Continue reading...]

Yarn Wreath

*Project made by Lauren @ Creatively Crafty Baby* Last christmas I put up a wreath.  Since the day I took it down we have had an empty wreath hangar on our door.  FOR SHAME!  So I decided it was time to fill it!  With this yarn wreath! … [Continue reading...]

Linen Chasmere Wool Frame Tutorial

*This tutorial by KoJo Designs for winning the "Yarn" challenge* Have you perused Restoration Hardware's catalog this fall? It is understated gorgeousness- all tan and cream and linen and textural beauty. This palette of neutrals was my inspiration for this frame- yarn embroidered linen, framed in flowers made of cashmere yarn and wool yarn. With the embroidered message, wouldn't this be a terrific Christmas gift (especially when … [Continue reading...]

Baby Pram Tutorial

*Tutorial by KoJo Designs for their win during the Recycled theme* Before we had kids, my husband and I would wander through boutiques and admire children's toys. We were certain our someday playroom would house a toy chest filled with wooden toys, black apple dolls, handmade goodness and vintage finds- none of that plastic-y, character-y junk. Now that we have kids, the price tag of said toy chest is enough to deter us from making that a … [Continue reading...]