Mother’s Day Mason Jar Gift Ideas {and free printable tags}

Cute Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Mother's Day {and free printable tags} on polkadotchair.com

For today’s 10 Minute Tuesday project I’ll be sharing a clever way to package a gift card for a Mother’s Day Gift.  If you like this project you may also like the “I Love You Mom” baked goods gift idea and this post on 50 DIY Gift Ideas for Mom.    Finding a thoughtful gift… 

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Easy Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Free Printable Tags & Giveaway!

Use a bit of creative packaging and these cute free printable tags to dress up some treats purchased at the grocery store to make a cute and fun gift for Mom!

The cute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas are sponsored by Rich Products as a part of their #GiveBakery Campaign.  All work, opinions and hair-brained ideas are 100% mine. I think that Mother’s Day might just be the sweetest holiday all year.  I remember several years ago, we were flying on Mother’s Day and I was traveling with… 

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How to make Pillow Wraps – Kentucky Derby Craft Ideas

How to use ribbon and burlap to make Pillow Wraps

I have a set of pillows on my couch that I love to swap out each season. I’ve got a set for Christmas, Halloween and the 4th of July.  With Derby coming up I decided it was high time that I made a new set of pillows for the occasion.  I’ve used my Derby Style… 

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DIY Kentucky Derby Wreath & Video Tutorial

DIY Kentucky Derby Wreath- cute decoration for Derby Day!

Okay, first up we need to chat…. the Kentucky Derby is May 2nd.  That’s about 2 weeks away. It’s a HUGE deal here.  The stores are all stocked with Derby Day party items, you find hats and fascinations all over the mall, and Derby talk pretty much dominates every tv broadcast.  The next couple of… 

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How to Sew: Easter Napkins

How to Sew Easter Napkins, a free sewing pattern.

There has been a lot of “behind the scenes” busy-ness here lately.  One of the projects I have been working on was these Easter Napkins for BERNINA’s WeAllSew.com blog. The napkins are made from linen and quilting cotton fabric and feature an adorable little bunny rabbit appliquéd to the front. They are self binding so you can… 

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Easter Basket Liner Pattern

How to sew a custom Easter Basket Liner

This post is sponsored by ShabbyFabrics.com.  All work and opinions are 100% mine. Today I’m going to share with you how to make this custom Easter Basket Liner.  There are always so many cute Easter baskets in the stores during the Spring, but many of them don’t have a fabric liner.  I love the look of… 

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DIY Coke® Can Succulent Planter

DIY Coke Can Succulent Planter- a clever way to recycle those cute mini coke cans

Today it was 77 degrees and sunny outside. Two weeks ago it was 5 degrees and there was a foot of snow on the ground.  Am I allowed to think that Spring may have finally decided to make an appearance? The presence of 4 or 5 days with temperatures above 60 degrees has led me to believe… 

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DIY Summer Pillow Sleeve

Summer Pillow Sleeves by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

Today I’m over at Tatertots & Jello sharing a tutorial for this fun DIY Summer Pillow Sleeve!   I love the idea of simple projects that you can use to easily change up the decor in your home for the seasons.  This pillow sleeve is sooo easy to stitch up, it only has TWO seams!… 

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50 Easter Dress Sewing Ideas

50 Sewing Ideas for Easter Dresses

  There’s a running joke in my house that if it’s the night before Easter, I’m holed away in my sewing room frantically trying to finish up my girls Easter Dresses.  I have YET one year to finish early… Sewing Easter Dresses for my girls has always been one of my ALL TIME favorite sewing… 

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Seersucker & Leather Fold Over Clutch at Tatertots & Jello

Seersucker & Leather Clutch by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com

Hello everyone!! I’m excited to announce that you can find me over at Tatertots & Jello as one of their newest contributors! My first project goes up today,  I’m sharing a tutorial for this Fold Over Seersucker & Leather clutch. It’s made from one of my favorite summertime fabrics, seersucker. Nothing quite says summer in… 

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Polka Dot Cupcakes by Girl. Inspired.

Polka Dot Cupcakes by girl. inspired.

Hi there! It’s Stef, from Girl. Inspired. I absolutely love polka dots and this Project Polka Dot series, and I am thrilled to share with you today! I could probably stick polka dots on every project I make for the rest of my life and be a happy camper! Today, I’m sharing the easiest polka… 

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