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The 1st ever Sew Fab e-Pattern Bundle Sale and giveaway, sponsored by The Southern Institute and Fat Quarter Shop is almost over! I meant to share this all with you earlier this week, but things have been a little crazy around here.  If you love being crafty and sewing like I do, this sale is one you don’t […]

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If you’ve checked out my Pinterest boards, you may have noticed that I have a whole board devoted to projects that can be made with a Silhouette Cameo.  I’ve been wanting one of these awesome crafty machines since I first saw another blogger do a post on one a few years ago.  My day has […]


If you’re crafty, you’ll want to hurry on over to Zulily for their HUGE Cricut Sale! They have the Expression 2 Cutter Machine for $199.99 and the Mini Cake Decorating Machine for $95.99.  There are so many other great items as well including cartridges, scrapbooks, and tools! Click here to check it out!


Feeling Crafty But Needing Direction

by Lisa Thompson on August 27, 2012 · 2 comments

in Crafts,DIY,Home Decor

Source: via Lisa on Pinterest Today I’ve decided to do something different and out of the ordinary.  I’ve been feeling crafty for the last week. With the weather starting to cool down a little, it seems like fall is in the air.  And with the arrival of fall comes the need to change up […]


Apron in a Jar: My Latest Fun Sewing Project

by Lisa Thompson on May 21, 2012 · 1 comment

in Crafts,DIY

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you may remember the DIY Christmas Countdown last year.  I posted lots of really cute DIY gift and decor ideas.  One of the ideas that really stuck out was the Apron in a Jar.  I thought it would be such a cute gift for someone who […]

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Spring is here and summer is just around the corner (although it’s ridiculously cold here so you’d never know it). This year more than ever before I’m looking forward to summer. I’m pretty sure it has something to do with my interest in Pinterest. Seriously, Pinterest has me looking at things in a whole new […]


A few weeks ago, I told my hubby that I really wanted to be more crafty.  I then headed to Hobby Lobby and bought a bunch of coordinating fabric to make fun hairbows.  So far I’ve made 2 and they’re delightful!  If you’re wanting to be craftier, you really ought to check out The Craftsy […]


Easter Recipes and Crafts

by Lisa Thompson on April 6, 2012 · 0 comments

in Crafts,Recipes

With just 2 short days til Easter, I thought I’d encourage you to head over to Pinterest to check out my Easter Ideas board.  It’s full of tasty treats and fun crafts!  Here are a few of the things you’ll find! Source: via Lisa on Pinterest Source: via Lisa on Pinterest Source: […]


I am amazed at all the things you can make with duct tape. Apparently MacGyver was way ahead of his time! Right now you can get a free Kindle download of Duct Tape Bags. Duct Tape Bags! gives you full step-by-step instructions for 18 amazing ways to carry things with duct tape. Learn how to […]


If you’re looking for great crafting patterns at a great price, you owe it to yourself to check out the Patterns section of Craftsy. Newly launched, the Patterns section of Craftsy is the fastest growing online marketplace for crafting patterns. Because Craftsy does not charge designers any fees or commissions for listing or selling their […]