Archive for the ‘Tute Tuesday’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Exploding Needlebox

Usually anything exploding I try to stay clear of…exploding bottles, exploding pants…just get out of the way! I’m glad I don’t have to fear this Exploding Needlebox . I have always been a little leery to try my hand at making these types of fabric boxes but with Calabaza’s step-by-step pictures and instructions, my worries […]

Tute Tuesday: Leather-Bound(Reused) Book

One thing you can count on with crafty people, we are always planning ahead. While the majority of the population are thinking of sun and fun, we are planning out Halloween and Christmas. We make everything look effortless because we have been planning for months in advance. The same goes with birthday parties and even […]

Tute Tuesday: Imprinting on Concrete

It’s time to shake those winter blues and start planting! Container gardening is the easiest way to add beauty to any home. Balatong shows us how to customize our garden pots with this very quick and clever Imprinting on Concrete tutorial. This easy technique will allow you to imprint just about anything you can imagine. […]

Tute Tuesday: Wooden Chain

I will admit that I have a fantasy about sitting on the porch, watching the world go by while I carve wood. It just seems so calming to me. Thanks to Magpirate I can live out my fantasy with her awesome detailed Wood Chain tutorial. This wood chain may take some time, but I have […]

Tute Tuesday: Display/Organizer Out of Toilet Paper Rolls

I love the idea of taking an every day item and turning it into something beautiful. Teag creates shadowboxes and organizers out of toilet paper rolls. How brilliant is that? Instead of ending up in the trash, they are upcycled into displays for your trinkets and organizers for your crafting supplies. Just a few easy […]

Tute Tuesday: Squirrel Dish Towel

Is your kitchen just dying for some extra flair? Does it need a little pick-me-up? Well, look no further than this adorable Squirrel Applique Tea Towel. You don’t have to go all nutty trying to figure out how to make it because dnd4us has an awesome tutorial for you to follow. This towel is strong […]

Tute Tuesday: Simple Bag Tutorial

I have an obsession…purses! I love them. I would love to be able to have a purse for every outfit. Thanks to elizascs I can! This very easy to follow pattern for a Simple Purse allows you to create a one of a kind purse for you and your friends. I’m so excited to try […]

Tute Tuesday: Puffy Clouds and Hearts

Did I ever tell you that I wanted to be Sweets4ever when I grow up? Yep, it’s true! She is so talented and really is the sweetest person ever. I just absolutely love this Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile that she made. It is perfect for a baby’s room, or a photo prop or even […]

Tute Tuesday: Kid’s Bunny Travel Pillow

Traveling with children can be very hard. Plane trips can turn into disasters with just one tear. To keep the little ones calm and those around them happy Crafty.Canadian created this darling Bunny Travel Pillow The bunny pillow is an adorable take on the traditional travel pillow. It is both functional and kid friendly. I […]

Tute Tuesday: Jeepers Creepers!

Jeepers, Creepers…where’d ya get those peepers…I got them from cmarion3′s tutorial, of course! Making monster eyes doesn’t have to be a scary experience with this clever tutorial. I can’t believe how easy is it, and as an added bonus, I had all the supplies in my house. I didn’t have to order anything special online […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Frame Embroidery

If you have been over to the Needlework Board lately you may have stumbled upon the awesome embroidery created by Ludi. Everything about her stitching is amazing. I love the way she frames her tiny creations. Ludi was generous enough to share her technique for framing needlework on padded cardboard. Her tutorial allows you to […]

Tute Tuesday: Family Birthday Calendar

Keeping up with family members’ birthdays can be a losing battle. Forgetting Aunt Glady’s birthday is not an option. Trust me, you will never hear the end of it. Sweets4ever crafted this clever and stylish Family Birthday Calendar to help you remember not only Aunt Glady’s birthday, but little cousin Jimmy, Uncle Guido and even […]

Tute Tuesday: Bibs with Sleeves

Everyone knows that babies are sticky and messy. It’s true! When left on their own, they can smear a whole plate of spaghetti on their head and face in 20 seconds flat. Instead of doing a ton of laundry, why not stitch up these adorable Baby Bibs with Sleeves to keep that mess down to […]

Tute Tuesday: 221B Baker Street Matchbook

I’m addicted to the TV show Sherlock. Have you watched it yet? Oh my goodness! It is SO GOOD! You can imagine how I squealed with delight when Knickertwist posted this amazing tutorial for Sherlock’s house in matchbook form. I’m dying…yep…dead! Step-by-step instructions and pictures make this project easy for the most paper craft challenged. […]

Tute Tuesday: A Tale of Two New Catrinas Pincushion

Pincushions have become a work of art. I love that they are both functional and whimsical. Take for example this beautiful Catrina Pincushion from barbolot. It is so gorgeous that I would be afraid to use it. One thing I don’t have to be afraid of is making this little cutie. Barbolot gives us step-by-step […]