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Behold the Creeper

Behold the Creeper

If you’ve got a kid anywhere around the tween age, you probably know all about Minecraft. My kids were all gung-ho into it more than a year ago, but the phase was relatively short-lived. For others, it’s lasted much longer–including for my friend’s son who is still going strong with the Minecraft love. I’ve known…

Boys like Creepers, right?

Boys like Creepers, right?

It’s time to make Xmas gifts. Okay, long past time, but life’s been wonky for a while. I just recently got started on gifts for my best bud’s kids. For his daughter (the one who got the owl coat), I decided to make doll clothes. I’ve whipped up a couple of things, but don’t love…

Need a tutorial? Find it here.

Need a tutorial? Find it here.

Alina over at Adventures in Home Making has rounded up what she deems the world’s best sewing tutorials and has so kindly displayed them for the world to see. She even categorized them for us! Don’t forget to bookmark this baby. And if you aren’t a regular reader with her, you really should be. She’s…

(Sew Darn) Cute Crochet Cozy

(Sew Darn) Cute Crochet Cozy

You may be familiar with Jenny Ryan’s name if you read CRAFTzine.com. She wrote the book Sew Darn Cute back in 2009, but the date isn’t so important, the projects are still absolutely adorable.They are quick and easy (great for beginners!) and I really, really wanted to try out the crochet hook cozy.

Party! Party! Party!

Party! Party! Party!

Of one kind or another, it’s all I’ve been thinking about. My son graduates high school on Saturday and I feel faint at the thought of it, but the party afterward–can’t wait! I am hoping to get the time to make these adorable grad caps out of chocolate that I found on Craft. They originally…

Can anything be too cute? How about this?

Can anything be too cute? How about this?

I came across something that actually made me yearn just a little for my daughter to be 7 or 8 again. Luckily, I came to my senses and remembered that I have several nieces that age! Phew. But really how can you resist the absolutely adorableness of this bustle backpack? I have a fondness for…

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