Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Squirrel out of a knit glove

So cute!  Great when you only have one glove left!  I think a little bunny would be nice.  or a fuzzy bear.
Photo collage source: http://motherbabyearth.com/blog/?p=959
Original Etsy tutorial: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2008/recycled-glove-how-to-make-a-chipmunk-softie/

Monday, November 7, 2011

Paper plate cartons

Easy and handy when delivering goodies.
Source: http://sarahhearts.com/2011-06-28/paperbaskets/

Pine cone elves

This would be so fun to do with kids!
Source: http://www.marthastewart.com/how-to/pinecone-elves#slide_6

Cool furniture for organizing

Neat old post office cubbies or something>
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pwrshopmom/5017396275/in/photostream/
About: http://kellylautenbach.typepad.com/thinking_out_loud_for_all/2010/09/sos-day-21.html

Using a wine rack for yarn storage --though not baby proof.
Source: http://myfarmhouse.tumblr.com/post/438875089/wine-rack-as-yarn-storage-love

Card file -it's just cool.
Source: someone's pintarest pin - Sorry, I didn't save the source!

Paper Peonies

Made out of coffee filters, which I've heard can be found at the dollar store.
Source/tutorial: http://brownpaperpackagesep.blogspot.com/2011/08/pretty-paper-peonies.html

Decoupaging with lace

Source/tutorial:  http://urbancomfort.typepad.com/urban_nest/2011/04/decoupaging-with-lace.html

Ruffle-y flower

Source/tutorial: http://emilys-little-world.blogspot.com/2011/02/how-to-make-t-shirt-fabric-flower.html

Dahlia flower corsage, or Poisettia?

Source/tutorial: http://news.holidash.com//2010/04/23/mothers-day-corsage/

Source/Another tip: http://www.notmartha.org/archives/2010/05/06/mothers-day-felt-dahlia-corsage-a-few-notes/

I bet these could be made to look like poinsettias, too!  The bottom flower in the last picture looks like a poinsettia to me.

Christmas tree pillow --Felt or fleece

I don't think this would be too hard to try myself.

Detail from pillow from Crate and Barrel for $26.95:

Source: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/decorating-and-accessories/decorative-pillows/merrie-12%22-pillow/s647139

Christmas tree pillow --Pieced

Source/tutorial: http://www.fromthebluechair.com/2010/12/tree-pillow-pointers.html

Organza flower with melted edges

Source/tutorial/templates: http://sew4home.com/projects/fabric-art-a-accents/541-organza-flower-tutorial

Wonky Stars

I'd love to try my hand at these stars someday:

Source: http://emmmylizzzy.blogspot.com/2011/11/quilt-for-new-baby.html

Source: http://www.freshlemonsquilts.com/?p=1324

I found a tutorial on how to make them:
Source/Tutorial: http://thesillyboodilly.blogspot.com/2009/02/wonky-star-tutorial.html