Author Archives: Melinda

Napkin and Place Setting Ideas

Karen over at Sew Many Ways has come up with nine great napkin and place setting ideas. My favorite is pictured above. The best part of that one? The supplies are free! And you can customize the colors to match your … Continue reading

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Iron Craft Challenge 4 – Catalog Creation

This week’s challenge was to create something based out of an item we saw in a catalog or online that made us say, “Why should I buy that, I could make it!” They were not encouraging exact copies (though those … Continue reading

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Iron Craft Challenge 3 – Warm Up

The third Iron Craft 2012 challenge was during one of the coldest times of the year for most people. February is usually the time those who live up North get sick of the snow and want to get somewhere warm. … Continue reading

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Iron Craft Challenge 2 – Hearts and Flowers

For the second Iron Craft 2012 challenge, Valentine’s Day was less than a month a way and that meant it was time for a little hearts and flowers. Whether our project had to do with Valentine’s Day at all was … Continue reading

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Iron Craft Challenge 1 – Paper

We’re playing catchup on our Iron Craft recaps this week – The first challenge of this year’s Iron Craft was paper. The traditional first anniversary gift is Paper, so that seems an obvious choice for our first challenge of the … Continue reading

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9 Awesome Android Apps for Crafters

A few weeks ago, we shared 9 crafty apps for iPhone owners, but we didn’t want to leave the Android owners high and dry! Do you wish you could craft even when you’re on your smartphone? Here are a few … Continue reading

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Iron Craft 2012

Iron Craft 2012 started on Wednesday, January 4th. This year, the rules are a little different. There will be 26 challenge each lasting two weeks; instead of one each week. They hope this gives everyone time to participate and maybe … Continue reading

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Hide Kitchen Storage With Custom Curtains

We had a dilemma in our new home. Since I don’t have a china hutch, I needed a place to display my nice pieces. So, a tall Wal-Mart bookcase came in handy. Since we didn’t have room for storing Tupperware … Continue reading

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9 iPhone Apps for Crafty Minds

Do you wish you could craft even when you’re on your smartphone? Here are a few apps for crafty minds that will keep you near to your crafts even when you’re on the go. I’ve added links for each one … Continue reading

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Make a $3 Fall Wreath

Today I headed into my local Dollar Tree to pick up some items for a project and walked out with supplies for a cheap and easy fall wreath! Project Materials: Grapevine wreath, $1 2 five foot fall leaf garlands, $1 … Continue reading

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