DIY Gingerbread Garland Craft Kit

DIY Gingerbread Men Garland Craft Kit, makes a great neighbor gift for Christmas!

  Disclosure: I was provided a Cricut Machine to make this adorable Christmas Craft :) . Affiliate links are included in this post.    I love coming up with ideas for creative gifts for my friends and neighbors for the Holidays!  We’ve done mason jars, oreo truffles, peppermint bark and candy. This year I thought… 

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DIY Personalized Tote Bag

DIY Monogrammed Tote Bag on polkadotchair.com

*A big thanks to Jo-Ann and Cricut for sending me the supplies to make today’s project! All opinions and hair brained ideas are 100% mine.. this post contains affiliate links**  I seem to pop into Jo-Ann’s once every couple of weeks. I always think that I have enough of what I need for a project… 

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Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gifts

Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gift and free printable gift tag

Last year I shared a very simple Santa Claus Mason Jar Christmas gift idea.  I was astonished how popular it became, I posted it and next thing I knew it was all over Pinterest and stayed there all year long.  It was funny to me becuse of all of the things I’ve made it wasn’t… 

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Project Teen Book Tour Round Up & Free Printable Gift Tags

Handmade-With-Love-Gift-Tag1

  A few weeks ago was the Blog Hop and book tour for Project Teen.  9 of some of my favorite bloggers shared their thoughts about the book and even made some of the the projects! Since Project Teen is all about giving handmade gifts, and since the Holiday season is now upon us, the blog… 

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Nail Polish Gift Ideas

Nail Polish Gift idea with free printable gift tags on polkadotchair.com

  I have a 13 year-old daughter that likes to paint her nails every day. Well maybe not EVERY day, but it sure seems like it. The smell of nail polish remover can frequently be found wafting down from her room upstairs. It seems like most of her friends love nail polish as much as she… 

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Study Pillow

Study Pillow sewing patter from Project Teen

One of my favorite projects from Project Teen is the Study Pillow sewing pattern.  One day I watched as my daughter lugged a pillow, books, pens, iPhone, headphones and some snacks outside so that she could go study. She had the hardest time getting everything out there without dropping it all, and I remember thinking to myself… 

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Frame Clutch Purse, a Sewing Pattern from Craftsy

Frame Clutch Sewing Pattern

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine. I’m not the best, okay I’m actually the worst, when it comes to planning… 

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DIY Fabric Headband

DIY Fabric Headband Sewing Pattern on polkadotchair.com

  This last month has been an absolute whirlwind. I think when I sat down and counted I realized that I have been to 14 cities in the last 30 days. No wonder I’m so tired. This summer my oldest daughter had the opportunity to study abroad in London, once I found out she was… 

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A bit more about Project Teen

Study Pillow Sewing Pattern- love the pockets!

I thought I’d pop in here and share with you a bit more about my book, Project Teen: Handmade Gifts Your Teen Will Love 21 Projects to Sew. I promise I won’t be inundating you with book related posts over the next few months, but I know that personally I like to have a good… 

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Baby Doll Receiving Blanket Pattern

Self Binding Baby Doll Blanket Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

 This post first appeared on Paging Supermom as a part of their Books Alive series.  Be sure to stop by their site for many fantastic crafts and projects centered around beloved Children’s Books.    Even though my kids are older now, I still love a good children’s book. When my kids were little we tried… 

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DIY Custom Printed Fabric Infinity Scarf

DIY Custom Printed Fabric Infinity Scarf Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

A big thanks to Cricut for sponsoring this post by providing me with the machine to make this project! Affiliate links are included in this post.  Today I’m going to share with you the first project of a really fun blog series that I’ll be involved in this fall. I’m very exited about it and think that… 

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I’m So Fancy, Make Up Bag Pattern

"I'm so Fancy" Make Up bag sewing pattern with free printable!

 This project was met by hysterical laughs from my 18 year old daughter today when I told her to go get me some “fancy” stuff to put in the make up bag.  “Mom, why do you know this song?” she asked in between gasps for air.  Apparently I’m just REALLY old to her. But if… 

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