DIY Monster Gift Card Holder

Monster Gift Card Idea

This post first appeared on SNAP Creativity as a part of their last minute gifts series. I’m posting it here for you in case you missed it! So we’re in the final countdown to Christmas.  Are you ready? Anyone have any last minute gifts they are working on?? Gift cards make great last minute gifts, especially… 

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

DIY Gingerbread Garland Craft Kit

  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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Derby Style Fabric Collection by Melissa Mortenson

Riley Blake Designers Blog Hop and Holiday Gift Guides

Happy Monday!! We woke up to snow! I am sooo not ready for this after last years “polar vortex”. The kids are all off of school today and I can’t think in my 20 years living in Kentucky of a time that we’ve ever had a snow day BEFORE Thanksgiving. I hope this is not… 

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DIY Monogrammed Tote Bag on

DIY Personalized Tote Bag

*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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20 Christmas Stocking Sewing Patterns

20 Christmas Stockings to Sew

A couple of years ago I bit the bullet and made all new Christmas Stockings for my family. The originals ones were cute but just too small to stuff things like DVD and giant chocolate bars into! I had been putting off sewing them for a few years, mostly because I kept waiting until after Thanksgiving… 

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Quilt Display, Quilt Market 2014

Quilt Market Recap Part 2

    Hi guys! Today I’m going to share with you a bit more about some of the fabulous new things I discovered at Quilt Market in Houston last month.  Before I get in to that, a little bit of business.  I recently added a password to download my free printables. I did this because… 

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Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gift and free printable gift tag

Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gifts

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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Craftsy Sale

Normally I would not post twice in one week about one company but I thought you guys might like to know that Craftsy is having a big sale this weekend. I’ve talked about them so much in the last few months that I thought you might appreciate that many of the classes I’ve taken and… 

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Project Teen Book Tour Round Up & Free Printable Gift Tags

  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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Inspired Modern Quilts Class on Craftsy

Clementine Applique Quilt and Craftsy Class Giveaway

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   You may recall that I’ve been slowly working my way through several online… 

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Study Pillow Sewing Pattern- love the pockets!

Come Sew with Me!

  Hi Guys! Just want to pop in here and let you know that I’ll be teaching a class in Lexington, Kentucky this month.   We will be making the “Study Pillow” project from my book Project Teen. In the class I’ll walk you through step by step my applique process and how I insert piping… 

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Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Easy Banana Bread Recipe

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by MIRACLE WHIP as part of their blogger network. All year long look for great new recipes for you to try pop up here courtesy of MIRACLE WHIP. All opinions are 100% mine.  I have a confession to make…. my husband and kids love banana bread, but I don’t.  Since… 

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Halloween Dinner Ideas

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween to one and all!! I’m not quite sure what we are doing today. This “older kids” on Halloween thing is kinda new to us. I think we are still going to take the kids trick or treating, but we’ll see how it goes. We live a bit “in the country” so we don’t… 

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DIY Ariel Halloween Costume

Ariel Halloween Costume

Sewing Halloween costumes for my kids has always been one of my all time favorite projects. I have always loved taking them to the store to flip through costume patterns, sometimes as early as August, then planning and scheming what costumes they would want that year. Even though I always tried to get an early… 

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Derby Style Fabric projects

Fall Quilt Market Recap Part One

Hi Guys! I’m home from Quilt Market and have so much to share with you.  This is my second quilt market to attend and I think I was a bit less overwhelmed this time. It was still pretty intimidating but I feel the friends I have that attended and the fun I had with them, out… 

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