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Rose Napkin Fold

Rose Napkin Fold

Romantic dinner to plan? Celebration? Mother’s Day!? What to do to make your guest of honor feel really special? Of course, for mom, it’s breakfast in bed. Besides lots of tasty goodies, how about surprising her with this lovely rose napkin fold. Who would not like to...

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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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DIY ‘Porcelain’ Rose (plastic spoons)

Isn’t this an awesome glossy porcelain rose? However, it’s made from 13 old plastic spoons instead. Would you believe it?!      Next time you have a party, save those plastic spoons! You’ve got roses to make… Find an excellent, step-by-step tutorial by...

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Romantic Rose Petal Place Card

Treat your table guests with a romantic surprise. One of those simple summer crafts that take just 1 minute to put together. A sweet thing that makes summers romantic.   :: Rose :: Name Card :: Table Setting ::             :: Craft...

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5 things to Love About Being a Mom

The thought of you being one with nature (& with the Divine) through this one act of child birth. And, from then on, building generations and generations to follow you. Like a link in the chain of life. It's rewarding sharing with your kids the best of your...

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How to: Monogramming

Over the years, we’ve posted many DIY projects, that would make good craft gifts, particularly with a touch of personalization through monogramming: sewing, crochet, knitting, and other crafts & home decor ideas.   This is where monogram fonts come in....

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Embellish Your Uggs

Embellish Your Uggs

Sometimes Martha Stewart's craft tutorials are so good, that the best thing I can do is to simply link to it, like this project to embellish your Uggs. Half of Amsterdam is wearing Uggs these days (yes, it's already Fall here in September!!). So, I thought it would be...

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Downloadable Mothers Day Cards

For procrastinators, busy types and forgetful children of delightful moms, I’ve just made two printable Mothers Day Cards which you can download, print and simply sign at the back.   They are blooms from my garden for lovely moms around the world. Free...

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Home-made Relax Tea Recipe

Home-made Relax Tea Recipe

Home-made relax tea: Delicious, Healthy, Inexpensive, Good for the environment. Avoid all that packaging, be proud of what you've created in the world, and RELAX!!!! When my girl was a little girl, she made this lovely jar for me as a homemade mothers day present. It...

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Zipper Flower Brooch, Necklace & Earrings

Zipper Flower Brooch, Necklace & Earrings

Thinking 'When is mothers day again'?! In the US, that's May 9. So soon. Want to make something unique for Mother's Day that does not cost an arm nor a leg and that is environmentally friendly? OK. I intend to show you a couple of different homemade mothers day gifts...

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How to Make a Silk Eye Pillow

How to Make a Silk Eye Pillow

How to make a silk eye pillow for your after-yoga rest is so easy. They are a yoga-must have, and even if you don't do yoga, they offer a delightful retreat from the pressures of modern life. They give eyes a rest –full spa treatment: An eye pillow offers complete...

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Handmade Guest Soap Done in 2 Seconds

Handmade Guest Soap Done in 2 Seconds

This wonderful orange Spring flower-shaped handmade soap for my guest bathroom was literally made in 2 seconds. What's my secret? I cheated, and you can too. Rather than using new soap flakes and make it from scratch, I recycled. Wanna try it? How to Make a Fun...

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