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Take your Halloween pumpkin carving to another level with these tips! The kids have their Halloween costumes picked out and are eagerly anticipating trick or treating! And one of the best parts of Halloween for most kids is carving Jack O’ Lanterns. Around... 

Reupholstering is often thought of as a difficult process to go through in order to achieve a new look for your piece of furniture. It’s much simpler to throw the family in the car and head off to a big box home store, where upon you will find... 

So you think you are in love with that fabric. The price though is something that no one could love. Many of the most unique and lovely fabrics can be quite costly, some as much as 25 to 50 dollars per yard, which makes it difficult to keep your costs... 

Winter time means wanting something extra to toss on the sofa, for the kids, the spouse or even sometimes you, to cuddle under and watch television or snack. Making your own winter fleece blanket will be a fun crafts project. This reversible fleece blanket... 

Save money this holiday season by doing your own gift wrap! Exquisitely wrapped gifts add a magical touch to Christmas. These shimmering silvery parcels or textured fabric bundles are a pleasant change from the mundane store bought gift wrap. But why... 

Its easy to paint your own autumn tablecloth using these simple materials and our How To guide and pattern. Autumn is my favorite season and I love to toss in some of falls blazing colors in the decorating scheme. Particularly at Halloween and Thanksgiving,... 

You can dress up any room with this simple decorating idea; use stencils to create a unique wall border. Used primarily to define a wall pattern, or simply as a decorative element, a border was important to early walls because it was usually all the decoration... 

Weaving a basket is a fun and easy-to-learn craft!Basket making is very old, with almost any pliable material being used to make these versatile containers. Round reed is one of the easiest materials to use and these instructions will teach the reader... 

Make your own quilt top picnic basket.We’ve all heard the phrase, a loaf of bread and a jug of wine, but wouldn’t a few extras come in handy on a picnic? You can take a small or medium sized basket and add a lid yourself, and then put in all... 

With Easter right around the corner, you might be wondering what the Easter bunny is going to bring this year. Yes, you can purchase a ready-made Easter basket off the shelf, but it’s not very personal, not to mention that it’s more expensive. Creating... 

Yes, you can simply break out the food coloring or purchase an Easter egg dyeing kit, but that’s not half as much fun as breaking out of the mold and trying something different. Consider these fun Easter egg decorating ideas for your family. First,... 

For a first time purchase, or a gift purchase, buying a sewing machine isn’t always an easy task. There are so many on the market that are designed for massive achievements, but I personally recommend that if you are purchasing a machine for someone... 

Table lamps or floor lamps wrapped in rope seem to be making a comeback, particularly those which are made of alternative objects such as oars, glass globes or something along those lines. The rope trimmed or wrapped items such as lamps and lamp shades... 

Taking an older vintage oil lamp and converting it to electricity isn’t at all difficult and permits you to enjoy the lovely glass glow without the smoke, the stink and the hazard of a fire when you burn it. To convert your vintage lamp, unscrew... 

These are for your fantasy tree, unicorns and Pegasus, as well as gingerbread men and gingerbread houses to cross stitch for your tree. The colors are represented on the graphing paper. The unicorn and Pegasus are white, with black or deep grey backstitching,... 

Being from Pennsylvania, the history there is old and very full, and I loved learning about it. When I moved to Nebraska, one of the things that fascinated me there as well was the rich history that was part of the area by way of the pioneers. The history... 

One of the easier and more fun quilts to do as a beginner is the whole cloth quilt. This puts the emphasis on the stitchery and not on the pattern of blocks or triangles, so it will showcase your skills as a stitcher. Quilts such as these were traditionally... 

The holidays are a time to break out the hand made things, such as potholders and towels that you craft yourself. This easy quilting project could as easily be done with any holiday, supplementing the tree with an oval Easter egg shape from a printed... 

The small clay pots that we purchase at a nominal price during summer and winter have some super little uses around the holidays. They can become some adorable crafts that the kids will have fun making and you will have fun displaying over the holidays. These...