November 2 ~ Adorn
|Decorate your house (and help friends and family adorn their homes) with today’s features! We have another day coming up soon devoted specifically to Holiday decorations…|
|Vintage Recycled, ‘Whatnot’ Holiday Garland
dottie angel brings you this Vintage Recycled, ‘Whatnot’ Holiday Garland Tutorial, perfect for the holidays or everyday.
We think the glow from these candles is a happy thing indeed. Enjoy this Tealight Holder Tutorial from kootoyoo.
|Stenciled Flower Vase
Check out the great city skyline in Melanie’s Stenciled Flower Vase Tutorial at spin off stuff.
Danielle at Kitschy Digitals sells a feathers kit, or you can use her fun Feather Wreath Tutorial as a jumping off point for your own wreath design.
We thought Kirsten’s Fabric Flowers Tutorial at green is the new blue deserved a second look after the Scrap Busters Tutorial Contest blitz last month! These would make a lovely, lasting bouquet for someone special.
Here are just a handful of fabrics we love for some of these projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:
|Kristin’s choice||Alissa’s choice||Amy’s choice|
|Yarn Wreath from Knock.Knocking.
The cheerful vibe from this Yarn Wreath by Agnes of Knock.Knocking. would be a great addition to any home. Agnes specializes in yarn wreath art and adds new selections to her shop all the time!
|Birds of Paradise Mobile from Royal Buffet
Willow used vintage French magazines and recycled record jackets in this Birds of Paradise Mogile. Royal Buffet offers a beautiful selection of cut paper designs.
The perfect fudge can be your go-to recipe this holiday baking season. Michelle shares her “incredibly quick” Classic Fudge Recipe at Brown Eyed Baker, and adds that it’s easy to adapt to suit your taste.
|Holiday Cards from Talchen
Tali from Talchen designed these free Holiday Cards just for you! Print the PDF (two cards per page) and spread some good cheer this year. Be sure to visit Talchen for a wide selection of lovely prints and limited edition art.
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By Jenny Hart, Photographs by Aimée Herring
(Chronicle Books, $24.95, ISBN: 9780811867016, ISBN: 10 0811867013)
From the Publisher:Embroidered Effects — Embroidery empress Jenny Hart taught her legion of fans the basics with the best-selling Stitch-It Kit and Sublime Stitching. Now she takes stitchers one step further with instructions and diagrams for more than 35 stitches, some published here for the first time. To top it off, Embroidered Effects includes dozens of original (and reusable) iron-on transfers. With lots of project photos for guidance, even beginners can learn how to stitch faux tattoos on their shirt sleeves, cheeky fan dancers on their shower curtains, and many more fun projects.
We respect the copyright of all crafters. All links and photos from blogs on our Handmade Holidays posts are used with permission.
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