Felt Embroidery

A bit of scrap fabric and an embroidery hoop might just be the secret to speeding up your projects and making them a bit more durable.

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Zendoodling

Have you tried Zendoodling or Tangles yet? It has become one of the hottest trends in the arts and crafts world. Best of all, you don't need any special tools or training to give it a go. And, thanks to a wonderful artist from Texas and her infectious sense of humor, I had the gumption to give it a go. My results? I'm not ready for a one woman show but I will share my work in public.

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Glass Block Project – Color!

A sample DecoBloc Glass Block for Crafting & a Pinterest find lead to a great and colorful glass block project that only requires Mod Podge and food coloring. It came out so cool that I might not add anything else to my glass block and just use it like a piece of art glass.

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Wrapping Paper Storage Solution

Tubes of wrapping paper are bulky, fragile and take up a lot of space but not if you use this cheap wrapping paper storage idea from TheCraftyTipster.com. For our family it was one of those Eureka moments and one that you will hopefully find as useful as we do.

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Vintage Crochet Doily Pattern #3

It's been over 120 years since this crochet doily pattern was published which is good news for us because that puts it firmly in the public domain. This vintage doily consists of a central flower medallion and is surrounded by leaves and petals. I'm working on the pattern and know that the central crochet flower is quite pretty and could easily be used alone.

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