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How to add cute needle felted pattern to your wool socks -super easy, great for beginners

Needle felting is a craft that isn’t done nearly enough! Needle felting is perfect for all ages, takes little materials to get started, and you can make a not only flat items but dimensional things too. Today I wanted to share a fun gift idea Needle Felted wool socks. I know what you’re thinking… who wants socks for a gift? […]

Little Christmas Elf craft for kids

Today is a super fun day, for you and the kiddos! (Plus it’s my 30th Birthday so that is kinda fun too!) The May Arts Design team is bringing you two days full of Christmas Crafts for kids! I’ve got a fun Christmas Elf kids craft for you. These elves are a super fun Christmas […]

birch-centerpiece

Whoa, what?!!! Week 3 of the One Item Project Challenge already?! The team has brought you some awesome projects over the past two weeks, and this week will be no different. This time we are working with Wallpaper from Spoonflower! Very beautiful wallpaper I might add. It was so hard to choose a pattern to work with. However, […]

Tips for styling a Christmas hutch

I love my new hutch, since giving our kitchen a makeover last month I’ve really had a great time decorating it, rearranging it, finding new little trinkets in the perfect colors to add to it (ok, I don’t get out much). But you know what has been the best part yet?  Getting the hutch gussied up for […]

Easy to build $10 Vintage Sled

DIY $10 Vintage Sled

November 17th, 2014 | Learn How, woodworking

Eeeek, today is such an exciting day! First I brought you the Merry Mag announcement (a must see), and now I’ve teamed up with an awesome group of gals in their tool belts to bring you nearly 20 Easy to Build Christmas projects! Since getting my hands on some new Ryobi tools a few weeks back […]

glittery pink Christmas village

Next to putting up my Christmas tree(s), creating a Christmas village is one of my favourite parts of holiday decorating. This year I thought I would give it a unique spin and incorporate it into my baking pan gallery wall. It turned out so cute it has been featured in a new holiday magazine MERRY […]

Rustic Christmas decorating

Growing up in the country and on a farm one would say I’ve lived quite the rustic life. My mom had good taste in decor, but my Dad was the great white hunter type, so our TV room also doubled as big game trophy room (there are only so many ways you can fix up a […]

Hand sewn Christmas stocking with easy step by step tutorial

Each year at Christmas I like to make some special personalized items to add to our Christmas decorations. Last year I made personalized photo ornaments and this year I wanted to make a new set of personalized Christmas stockings. You can see our old stockings here at my 2o13 Home Tour, I liked them, but they were cutesy, I thought […]

Easy DIY stocking hangers

A few weeks ago I got a very special bright green package in the mail. A few members of the Ryobi One+ family have joined the Fynes family.  Since then I’ve literally been like a kid with a new toy! The first project on my to-do list is a fun set of DIY Stocking hangers. Now […]

75 gift ideas from every type of crafting. Ideas for all price ranges

Do you have a creative woman on you’re gift list this Christmas?  If so, I’m sure your on the hunt for some awesome Christmas gift ideas. Today I have just what you need! 75 Christmas Gift Ideas for Crafters Not only do I have 75 ideas of the coolest crafty gift ideas this year, I’ve went […]

Snowy Twig Christmas Tree ornaments

I’m so happy to have been invited to join the one item challenge this year! Each Wednesday in November a group of bloggers will be given one item and are challenged to create a project. This week the item is twigs. I’ve created these easy to make Snowy Twig Homemade Christmas Ornaments. I actually had some help with this […]

Handmade Christmas wreath tutorial

Last year during the holidays my most asked question was ‘How do you make a Christmas wreath?”. This year I thought I would add to my wreath making madness and share a tutorial how you can make a Traditional Christmas Wreath. Making your own natural wreath is a great and inexpensive way to add to your […]

Learn to make a Christmas swag with this easy to follow tutorial

I professed my love for making natural Christmas wreaths in the past. After I made the Joy Wreath Sign last year the questions poured in how to make one… or if I could make one for them. So this year I decide I better get things together to show you how to make some natural […]

free Cactus Mittens knitting pattern for beginners- One easy pattern to fit all sizes

I love knitting. I don’t take near enough time to do it, but as the weather gets cooler and I’m spending a bit more time in front of the tube, I need to have something to keep my hands busy- knitting is the winter winner! This free mitten knitting pattern is a favourite of mine I learned […]

Delicious Apple Cider punch

Fall is in the air, Thanksgiving weekend is here (this side of the border anyhow)! I love everything about this holiday… really how can you go wrong with turkey and all the fixings. But what I love most about the holidays is time spent with family. Whether it is around a punch bowl, snuggled up […]

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