12 Fantabulous Dr. Seuss Crafts

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! This March we celebrate the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka the beloved Dr. Seuss. And since there isn't a child around who doesn't love the flamboozed woozled rhymes of the fantabulous storyteller, why not celebrate with a few Seuss-y spectacular crafts? //1// They're everyone's favorite mischievous sidekicks! Make a set of Thing 1 and Thing 2 peg dolls! - Zakka Life //2// This little Lorax cup figure will remind everyone to think carefully about our actions. - Danielle's Place // 3 // Felt and a hoop team together to make this perfectly adorable Lorax storyboard! - Mod Podge Rocks //4// This quick and simple Lorax hand puppet is sure to entertain your little one. - The New Home Ec //5// Play away your rainy day with a Cat In The Hat finger … [Read more...]

20 Free Knitted Hat Patterns

What could be cozier for cool weather than a hand knitted hat? Everyone loves a handcrafted piece of apparel and with the number of designs and free patterns available, any level of knitter can use their favorite yarn to make a great pull-on hat, slouchy or beanie. So this fall and winter, pick up your knitting needles and use one of these twenty free knitting patterns to create the perfect hat! Are you a beginning knitter wanting to make your very first hat? Scroll down to numbers 13 and 20 for our favorite starter patterns! And even if you haven't ever held knitting needles, we've got you covered. Check out our learn-to-knit guide here! /1/ Combining cables and moss stitch (sometimes called seed stitch) this oversized beanie is sure to be a cold season favorite.  {Wavy Moss Hat at … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Spring Cleaning – Naturally!

If you're anything like me, you're more than ready for sunny days and the fresh breeze of springtime. It's high time to open the windows, air out the house, roll up our sleeves and get going on that spring cleaning! I tend to be a bit hesitant to pull out the harsh chemicals when it comes to deep cleaning my home in preparation for warm weather. With children and pets running around the house, I'm a big fan of natural ways to make my home sparkle! This week found me scouring the internet (pun absolutely intended!) for new ideas on keeping my spring cleaning safe, natural, simple and effective. Here are a few I've found! // 1 // "To clean and disinfect a laminate counter top or cutting board, cut one whole lemon and in half and squeeze its juice onto the counter top. Work the … [Read more...]

10 Baby Gifts You Can Sew!

Is there anything more precious than a baby shower? Handmade gifts garner awwws like nothing else and become beloved mementos long after baby has outgrown them. If you're handy with a sewing machine, creating a keepsake baby gift is simple. These ten handmade gifts for baby can be sewn up in a jiffy and will be loved and appreciated by everyone from the new mama to great-grandma to babylove! This project is so simple! An old cotton sweater and a piece of flannel combined to create a set of soft and luxurious washcloths for baby's first bathtime. [Things For Boys] Remember the colorful baby ring stackers? Try sewing this adorable fabric version for a soft handmade toy for baby! [Rust and Sunshine] Baby shoes are a classic baby shower gift, aren't they? These beautiful leather … [Read more...]

Stunning DIY Wedding Shoes

Beautiful shoes add a touch of glamour to a bride's wedding day style. But why spend a fortune when you can create a gorgeous pair of wedding shoes on your own? Customize your shoes using any of these beautiful DIY wedding day ideas and you'll be stepping pretty all the way down the aisle! Use Shoe Clips For Instant Glamour These beautiful vintage inspired shoes sparkle using heirloom pins. Have a few brooches leftover from your vintage brooch bouquet? Add them to your wedding pumps! [Style Me Pretty] Whether your wedding day shoes are simple or a fashion statement unto themselves, shoe clips always add a personal touch. Try these fabric flowers or any shoe clip complimenting your bridal style. [I Love To Create] Rhinestones Add Sparkle And Shine A tall pair of Oxford … [Read more...]

20 Vintage Brooch Wedding Bouquets

The bride's bouquet is a hallmark part of her wedding ensemble, second only to her gorgeous dress. The floral arrangement often speaks to her personal style as much as the centerpieces or her choice of shoes! The trend to use vintage brooches in place of live or silk flowers is not only stunning, but it's a beautiful way to incorporate family heirlooms into the wedding decor. Vintage brooch bouquets are perfect for the DIY bride - rummaging through local antique stores, thrift shops and estate sales will often unearth the gems and treasures needed for a beautiful bouquet. Do-it-yourself not your forte? Countless vendors offer customized brooch bouquet options, made with love and delivered to your door before the big day. Ready for some inspiration? /1/ Antro-inspired Retro Wedding … [Read more...]