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Can Anyone Guess Where This is Going?

Can Anyone Guess Where This is Going?

Can anyone guess where this is going? It's one of my first experiments with free-form crochet, but certainly not my first creation with crochet flowers! Love how this is coming out... Just as glamorous as my inspiration for it. Whom? Can you guess?!! It's this Oscar...

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Machine-Finished Hand Applique Workshop

Machine-Finished Hand Applique Workshop

Hello my Quilting friends! Have you already seen this insanely beautiful 'machine-finished hand-applique' workshop for beginners/ advanced seamstresses at Craftsy that lets you make stunning flower applique like this?!   Awesome flowers, don’t you think? I have...

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Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

:: Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels ~ an Elegant DIY with Tammy Henderson ::Whether it still feels like hot summer or like early autumn where you live, a new decorating season is upon us. Join us today and let Tammy's DIY décor project with end-of summer flowers and...

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DIY Natural Arrangement

Showing off what’s in the garden is just so easy for  a joyful summer table flower arrangement.  Tammy from One More Time Events shares another table centerpiece using recycled glass filled with greens. When I do this myself at home, I usually aim for lots...

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Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces Howto

Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces do not have to look cheap! Here's a howto tutorial for beautiful nearly-free centerpieces.   Hi, Fine Craft Guild readers... I am excited to share with you another recycled project.  Most of my projects have been done with...

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Mothers Day Flowers to DIY

Mothers Day Flowers to DIY

How to Make Tissue Paper Flowers. We made about a thousand paper flowers around here. In every shape or form possible. In fact, we found that the more paper flowers you make, the more creative you get making them. My favorite one is a red crepe paper flower, which has...

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TP Stamp Art Cards

TP Stamp Art Cards

Cool crafts for kids! So simple, even your 2-year-old can do it. Toilet Paper Roll Stamp Art! Toilet paper rolls make instant stamps. Besides stamping the obvious circle, it’s easy to fill each circle with hearts and flower stamps. Pretty!! Make your own Valentines...

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Contemporary Ikebana

Contemporary Ikebana

I love it when my readers bring me stunningly beautiful and really easy and arty ideas.  BiTi from Pret-a-Vivre played with the blooms in her backyard and created these simply stunning arrangements. I don’t think you’ll need a tutorial for this, but if you need any...

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How to Make Recycled Paper Bead Necklaces

Been eyeing fashion bib necklaces? Paper bead necklaces? Seen these paper rosette ones in the Anthropologie necklaces section? Are you not really a jewelry maker, but want to make some new jewelry for yourself, mom (mothers day), or a friend's birthday?! Good. Go for...

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Crochet Flowers: Super-Pretty Pattern

Crochet Flowers: Super-Pretty Pattern

This crochet flower is called ‘Tahiti Blossom’. It is a bit more interesting and intricate to make when compared to most crochet flowers, which are super simple to make. In other words: this is a perfect crochet project to take along to the beach, so pack some yarn...

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Reviving Orchids

Are you craving for some good orchid blooms too? I collected 5 different orchids over the last couple of years, but none of them are blooming any longer. Mmm… one died, the others ones are surviving, but not thriving.   It is about time that I researched it...

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Paint Colors: Tips & Techniques

Paint Colors: Tips & Techniques

How about learning a bit about painting today, like how to create highlights?! Even though I don't really blog much about it here, I've been a painter for decades... Highlights for Focus & Drama Let me share some painting techniques/color tips on how to make colors a...

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The Happiest Quilted Girls Bedcover

The Happiest Quilted Girls Bedcover

Welcome to the 11th edition of Time for a Party. But first, this week’s features! After that, show me some of your amazing projects…. YOU are Featured!!!! Some of you bloggers have just splendid ideas, week after week, and it is hard to not choose these over and over...

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Crochet Daisies Free Pattern

Crochet Daisies Free Pattern

I’d love these bright white and yellow crochet daisies to brighten up our kitchen table. Fun and whimsical. Don’t need watering. Also good to brighten up guest bedrooms, laundry rooms and of course your vacation cottage. This crochet daisy pattern’s required skill...

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Felt Rose Basket

Felt Rose Basket

Contemporary, practical, feminine. A basket like a woman architect would design it. And we love it too. Let's learn to make these exquisite felt rose bud baskets! Pin It How to Make this Felt Basket The picture is self-explanatory, isn’t it? Contemporary, practical,...

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Pussy-willow Basket DIY

Pussy-willow Basket DIY

Elegant Easter Decoration that soothens, not shouts. Beautiful, and easy to make. Learn how. Photo credit: no one less than Marthastewart.com Quick 1, 2, 3 Instructions 1. How to make the vase ** The center of this basket is a glass or ceramic flower pot.** Cover the...

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