Victorian Ribbon Angel Ornament

You know how I really love vintage things for Christmas… Well, this year is no different. Today I’m sharing my first Christmas project of the season… A sweet Victorian Ribbon Angel ornament.   [Don’t forget to PIN] Once again, I’m joining the 31 Days of Handmade Christmas … [Read more...]

Easy faux patchwork frame for fall

You’ve all told me how much you enjoy these quick and easy faux patchwork projects, so here’s another one that will take less than an hour to whip up. …A faux patchwork frame for fall. Imagine all the possibilities!     Supplies: Fabric scraps, Iron on applique paper (I used … [Read more...]

A Romantic Handmade Fall for bHome

Hello there, Come on in to my craft room where I’m romancing fall. This year I am totally smitten with little fabric pumpkins… and pretty fall colours. I’ve even moved away from my usual colour palette and have embraced the soft and muted shades of grey through to … [Read more...]

Fifty and Fabulous – Peppermint Cooling Spray

Today I’m sharing something a little more personal. I’m joining with a fun and supportive group of ‘over 50’ bloggers to bring you a collection of posts for ‘fabulous’ women. Make sure you check out the other posts at the bottom of the page. Even though I’ve never had a hang up about age or … [Read more...]

Sometimes I fake it!

If you’ve been here for awhile you probably know that I’m just an old fashioned apron wearing girl…. down to earth and a ‘what you see is what you get’ type. So, it may surprise you to find out that sometimes… I fake it!! I know it’s hard to believe and I certainly didn’t set out to deceive … [Read more...]

Easy Faux Patchwork Pumpkin Coasters

Fall is definitely on the lighter, pastel side in my home this year. I’m still crushing over my fabric pumpkin trio and while there are still a few Tilda fabric remnants left, I’ll keep making pretty things out of the scraps. Today’s addition were super easy, faux patchwork fabric coasters…. in a … [Read more...]

More fall watercolor printables

Hi everyone, Yesterday I shared a free watercolor printable for fall. Thank you so much for all your lovely feedback. Several people asked could I also make it with a blank tag, which I was happy to do.     So today there’s another printable available in my Boutique, which has … [Read more...]

12 Handmade Pincushion Ideas & Tutorials

If you sew, embroider, have visions of one day being able to sew….. or even just pretend to sew, then you probably have a pincushion! Pincushions just kind of go with needles and thread. Which brings me to an important question… how many pincushions are too many?     The answer is…. … [Read more...]

DIY– Shabby Fabric Pumpkins

With pumpkin season almost upon us, it’s time to start crafting. Pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes… but my favourite ones are a tad shabby and of course, are the homemade variety. Today I am sharing how to make this sweet little pumpkin trio, but I warn you… these shabby little gems are the … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Doily Craft Projects To Make

The humble crochet doily has come out of moth balls and made its way from ornamental mat to a multitude of modern day uses…. Many of which would probably shock our grandmothers!! [Pin for later]   If like me, you are shabby at heart and would gladly spend a thrifting day scouring through … [Read more...]