Archive for the ‘General Projects’ Category

Rainy Days

As I write this article, it’s raining. And it’s going to be raining all week. All I can think of is rain, so of course that’s what I’m featuring this week. This precious little fox has the right idea: “Let the rain come down”. There’s nothing you can do about it, anyway. andralynn used clay […]

@Home This Weekend: Boho Wall Hanging

This weekend, add a touch of boho charm with a feathered macramé wall hanging. Using trimmed fringe ends and a fallen tree branch, 85%confusion created this fun piece, adding to the charm by dip dying the “feathers”. Beautiful!  

Thankful DIY

It’s time to count our blessings. The holiday season is approaching, and soon it will be time to welcome family and friends to celebrate. Let’s decorate! In her post, appropriately titled “Fall Obsessed”, ysmeine included many projects perfect for fall and Thanksgiving, including this quick and easy cloche, made from a candlestick and stemless wine […]

@Home This Weekend: Patchwork Bag

This weekend, make a patchwork bag from your fabric scraps.  craftylittlemonkey arranged her remnants in a rainbow pattern and made this beautiful extra large bag. So bright and cheery!

It’s Halloween Eve!

This blog has been leading up to Halloween for weeks now, and now it’s Halloween Eve! Tomorrow is the big day, so let’s take this opportunity to one more time check out some awesome Halloween crafts. This embroidery by Witty_Child is everything Halloween. There’s a full moon with a silhouetted witch, her black cat familiar […]

@Home This Weekend: Strawberry Baskets

This weekend, view the pattern that Acadian Driftwood linked, and make some adorable fabric strawberry baskets! These baskets can hold a multitude of things, and are even reversible. So cute!

Fresh Faces of Halloween

When you think about Halloween, what do you think of? Cats, bats, and jack o’lanterns always come to mind, as well as witches and ghosties. Presented here are some beautiful faces of the Halloween season. This roly poly Halloween “love cat” by Ludi has the perfect vintage look. I love that cheesy grin. cmarion3 used a […]

@Home This Weekend: Plastic Bottle Lanterns

This weekend, light up your nights with these lanterns made of plastic bottles and duct tape. In her post, cold.dinner includes a full tutorial with helpful photos. What a great way to upcycle!

Halloween Houses (Haunted, of course!)

While I absolutely hate going to see haunted houses at Halloween (too scary for me!), I love a miniature haunted house. They are adorably spooky and they’re really fun to make. Here are some ultra eerie abodes that pack a lot of creepy into small packages. Here’s a tiny spooky party in a tiny spooky […]

@Home This Weekend: Woodburning

This weekend, try your hand at woodburning! With a little practice, maybe you can make an awesome decoration for Halloween, like this vintage-look wooden plaque by redpopsicles. Isn’t it just fabulous?

Ghoulies and Ghosties

Oooo, spooky things are happening today; I believe the blog is haunted! Beware of the ghosts! This spector is haunting the mantle of MariFlame. Don’t worry; it’s not a real ghost- it’s made of stiffened cheesecloth. This rollicking trio of ghosties looks like they’re having way too much fun. They’re still haunting, though: “boo” to […]

@Home This Weekend: Spooky Yardbirds

This weekend, haunt your yard with some spooky flamingos. These yardbirds are not of the Florida variety; patty_o_furniture transformed them into zombies, skeletons, mummies, and vultures. BEWARE!!

Faux Pumpkins for All Season’s Fun

It’s not too early to decorate for Halloween, and you can even carve a pumpkin now if you choose to purchase a fake one somewhere. Traditional jack o’lanterns are always great for Halloween, but there are lots of other ways to decorate with purchased pumpkins. Best part, you can use them year after year! FruityLoops enhanced […]

@Home This Weekend: Tile Coasters

This weekend, grab your colored Sharpies and make some lovely coasters out of loose tiles. In her post, craftADDchick shows how it’s done, using isopropyl alcohol and some contact paper to create a resist. What fun!

Witch, Please!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, you know I can’t help but post tons of Halloween themed articles. What’s up today? Witch, please; it’s all witches. pottermouth created the perfect little witch and set her on an altered block of wood. Best part? Her pet beetle on a leash. Here’s a sweet witch doll, all dressed up for […]