felt flower wreath

felt flower wreath

I always enjoy a good felt flower making session-it's kinda relaxing! I had the idea to make a wreath out of them-so add a bunch of felt flowers to an embroidery hoop+ some hot glue=a felt flower wreath! Kinda in love with how it turned out! I used a bunch of my tutorials plus made up some new flower designs, they're pretty easy to make and oh … [Read more...]

felt flower tutorial and free pattern

felt flower tutorial and free pattern

 You'll need: wool felt scissors hot glue gun free pattern Cut a strip of the center felt color 3"x1" Cut 2 green leaves Cut multiple circles of both sizes...I think I used about 5-6 of each size. (all of these pieces are in the pattern in case you just want to use that to cut them out!) Cut your circles as shown, for the petals. … [Read more...]

baby girl DIY gifts

baby girl DIY gifts

My friend Alexis is having her second girl, and if you know me at all, you know I love making girly things. (it's kind of my life) So I started off with some felt flower & elastic headbands! tutorials for them here, here, and here! The top peach flower tutorial is coming soon. :) Of course, a Bapron! I made it with the remnants of fabric … [Read more...]

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Well, you saw that little bow I made for Charlotte... I whipped up a pattern for ya so you can make a bunch of your own! They would be PERFECT stocking stuffers, just sayin'.... I did them assembly line style which worked great!  You'll need: the free pattern wool felt alligator clips (affiliate link) glue (I used hot glue) First, cut … [Read more...]

cute and quirky playroom makeover

cute and quirky playroom makeover by craftiness is not optional

I finally am ready to share the playroom makeover with you all! I am so excited about it-it's my new favorite room to hang out in, which is handy, cause the kids kinda like it too. What are the ODDS? I wanted it to be cute and quirky-playful, of course, with a touch of elegance. I had some quirks I had to work with, as this is an add-on sunroom, … [Read more...]

Project Run and Play week 3-Modern Marigold

Vote for your favorite look here! "It's all in the details" week was definitely the hardest for me, design-wise...it took awhile to figure out what I wanted to do...after all,  the theme "Details" is not much of a guideline. I could pretty much do whatever I wanted! Talk about overwhelming. Finally, with the help of my awesome best friend … [Read more...]

Art Inspired week on Project Run and Play-my look

GUYSSSSSS!!!! Project Run and Play is here! I am sooo excited. I am ecstatic to finally be able to compete in all the weeks (If you didn't know, I have the lovely distinction of being the first person ousted...ever, on Project Run and Play. Oh yeahhh...that's going on the resume....) So I am just giddy that I can finally participate fully. :-D  I … [Read more...]

vintage valentine wreath

I bought a bunch of these vintage valentines on Etsy and Ebay for my vintage themed valentines day party this year-but I was having the hardest time figuring out how to display them! First I started with a simple garland, with the valentines layered on top of doilies, then took that apart and did a garland with just the valentines....then took that … [Read more...]

quick iphone case and some headbands

I wanted to make something to thank my friend Rachelle for the pictures she took of Ava, so I sewed up a fun case for her phone-I'm pretty sure she likes mustard yellow so hopefully it's a hit. (who doesn't like mustard yellow, right? if you don't...you are dead to me. just kidding. or am I...) I used this great tutorial and pattern and whipped a … [Read more...]

hot air balloon baby mobile

I've always loved hot air balloons. I've never rode in one, and probably never will (I'm skeered of heights) but they are just so darn adorable. I love the ones with different colored panels...it's the quilter in me I guess! I drew my inspiration from a few I found on Etsy and had to make my own for the new nursery decor. Maybe it will be hot air … [Read more...]