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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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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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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Gold Leaf Sign for Thanksgiving

DIY Gold Leaf Stenciled Wood sign

  This week marks round 4 of the Cricut Design Team Star contest. For this month, our team was tasked with creating a Holiday Home Decor project.  Our teams theme for this month “Gold”.  When we were assigned a holiday project I first thought about making something for Christmas, but I think that Thanksgiving gets overlooked… 

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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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Autumn Paper Leaf Craft Ideas

Use die cut paper leaves to create an Autumn wreath

  It seems like forever since I’ve sat down and worked on a paper crafting project. I love working with paper almost as much as I love working with fabric. Last week I sat down and designed a few craft projects for Autumn and I have to say that it felt really good to be working… 

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Witches Silhouette Halloween Pillow Pattern

"Witches Silhouette" A Halloween Pillow Pattern from polkadotchair.com

This month I’m very excited to be participating in the Sew Crazy Challenge with Amber over at Crazy Little Projects. For the challenge I designed this simple Witches Silhouette Halloween pillow. I love decorating with black and white at Halloween and thought that this would be a fun addition to my Ghastly Halloween pillows from… 

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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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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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Patchwork Scarf Tutorial

Patchwork Scarf Sewing Tutorial on polkadotchair.com

This post appeared first on the Dear Stella Fabrics Blog I’m so excited to be here with you today sharing a tutorial for this patchwork scarf.  The scarf is made from the new Dear Stella Emerson fabric line… which I ADORE!  As soon as I saw it I knew that I wanted to make something… 

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