Sewing Tip- Cheap PDF Pattern Storage Ideas


I found cheap PDF pattern storage supplies at the Dollar Store where everything is a dollar!  It is definitely worth the trip if you’re looking to organize your craft supplies too! Here are a couple of ideas I found useful for storing PDF patterns. Pin this for later! I thought it would be fun to cover file storage boxes…

DIY Handmade Craft Features – Final 12 Crafts


I had a blast with the Holiday and Handmade Craft link parties from November until February 8th! I’ve share the Top 22 Holiday Craft Favorites in 2015, so I thought that the last weeks of the handmade crafts links shared deserve a featured spot too! I also want to give a big “THANK YOU” to everyone that shared and inspired others with their…

Handmade Craft Features – Week #15


Check out Week #15 Handmade Craft Features!  Kreative Doting has been very busy creating these spectacular projects with tutorials.  Click on the photos to view the link to the projects. Pin these ideas for later! Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!

Handmade Craft Feature – Week #14


Check out Week #14 Handmade Craft Feature!  Katy Trail Creations shares her crochet afghan baby blanket.  Click on the photo to view the link to the project. There’s still time to be  inspired and share your craft projects before Valentine’s Day!   Pin this idea for later! Share your crafts at the next Handmade Craft Link Party on Sunday, February 7th  & Monday, February 8th, until midnight (U.S./Eastern Standard Time)….

Handmade Craft Features – Week #13


Check out Week #13 Handmade Craft Features!  Here’s a link to 14 Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards. Because I’m Cheap shares some adorable craft ideas here!  Click on the photo to view the link to the project. There’s still time to be inspired and share your craft projects before Valentine’s Day!   Here’s a great gift idea too! A reversible apron tutorial I created…

Reversible Apron – Hack


Here’s a gift idea for your sports team lover.  A reversible apron with their favorite team logo!  I love the Dallas Cowboys and then there’s my aunt who’s a die-hard fan! so this gift is for her and you can make this hack too! Materials: 1 yard NFL cotton fabric at *Joann Fabric and Craft Store (affiliate link)  *Dallas…

Handmade Craft Features – Week #12


Check out Week #12 Handmade Craft Features! Click on the photos to view the feature craft and you will find the link to the project.  There’s still time to be inspired and share your craft projects!   Why not share your crafts at the next Handmade Craft Link Party on Sunday, January 24th & Monday, January 18th until midnight (U.S./Eastern Standard Time). Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!

8 Steps to Create a Stagecoach Valance or Faux Roman Shade- Tutorial


I was torn between a Roman shade and a stagecoach valance in my craft room! After scouring Pinterest I decided to combine the two ideas to create this valance that adds a bit of color to my craft room this winter.  If you’re looking to add some color to your room, here’s a fun 8 step tutorial! Pin…

Handmade Craft Feature – Week #11


Check out Week #11 Handmade Craft Feature! If you love to knit the Miniature Scandinavian Hjerte Mitten Ornament featured comes with easy instructions… These were originally uploaded on Ravelry a free site for crocheters and knitters, and shared with me.  There are lots of free patterns and design ideas on Ravelry to get you started.  You will need to login in…

How to Manage your Goals & Dreams in 2016!


As I shout from the mountain top looking down at my sometimes chaotic and hectic day-to-day, I want to be organized!  I want to accomplish my goals, and organize my day-to-day in 2016!  Whether its blogging, creating, sewing, home improvements, work, or family time. I found three products to help me plan and manage my day and my…

Top 5 Handbag Sewing Tutorials


If you’re looking for some sewing inspiration or just some quick and easy DIY handbag ideas, take a look at the Top 5 Favorite Sewing Tutorials viewed here during 2015!  Click on the photos below to view the tutorial or pin this for later! There are more tutorials under the “DIY Ideas” menu tab at the top of the page. Expect to see more free tutorials…

Holiday Textilbox.US Review


Have you heard of Textilbox.US? Textilbox.US contacted me about their latest DIY decorative holiday gift bag promotion used for wrapping odd-shaped gifts, or using in lieu of a stocking for stocking stuffers. “Textilbox is a DIY creative sewing box delivered to your door. Each box includes the pattern, materials and step-by-step instructions. It’s a wonderful way for novice and intermediates…