Fall Felt Fox Cup Cozy

The weather is finally beginning to feel like Fall. On a brisk morning, I am so thankful for a good cup of hot coffee. What better way to share that warm feeling than to make a cup cozy for someone special. I created this simple, no- sew cup cozy, I used my Fox die by […]

Recycled Denim and Paper Succulent Wreath

When I designed my Succulent Serenity dies, stamps and paper collection for Sizzix, I wanted to create something that was simple yet interesting to a wide range of crafters and makers. The 3D designs is one answer to this creative challenge. Here is a super quick wreath created using strips of recycled denim jeans and […]

DIY Custom Gold Sizzix Lettering Tote

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. Between work and the holidays, I have been busier than usual but the fact is… a Makers Gonna Make no matter how busy. I’ve had a few days to relax and unwind so I decided to create a fun tote bag using my Sizzix Alphabet script dies and […]

Designer Crafts Connection – Fabric Elements by Rebekah Meier

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop featuring the Fabric Elements, Mini paper Quilt Kit by Rebekah Meier. For a chance to win a giveaway prize {see below}, please leave a comment on my blog AND visit the Designer Crafts Connection website and enter using the Rafflecopter widget. This project was a creative challenge for me because […]

Sizzix eClips Blog Hop

Welcome to the #sizzixeclips Blog Hop. This blog hop is near and dear to my heart and I had so much fun creating a project using my Fox design available in the eShape store. At the bottom of this post will be instructions on how you can enter for a chance to win a free […]

4th of July Decorations Using Vintage Finds – Flashback

Happy Independence Day and welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop for July! I wanted to create a fun, patriotic display using thrifted and vintage finds. I started with various sizes of vintage wooden spools that reminded me of fire crackers. I first wrapped the centers with white felt. For additional texture, I added some layers of […]

Embroidered Felt Flower Pillow

This month’s Designer Crafts Connection theme is Favorite Designer Products. As it so happens, my Home Décor Ampersand die from Sizzix has just been released and is currently my favorite designer product. I’ve already shown a project I made using the large Ampersand here so I wanted to show the versatility of this die set by […]

Recycled Denim Basket

In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to create something that involved recycling {instead of upcycling or repurposing} so I dug through my stash of supplies for an idea. I love reusing fabric so I found a pair of old jeans that I had saved and decided to recycle the denim. I made a lined denim […]

Oly*Fun Geometric Metallic Pillow

Welcome to Designer Crafts Connection Oly*Fun sponsored Blog Hop. Oly*Fun material is unique to work with because it doesn’t fray which opens up so many possibilities. The metallic colors are especially trendy which gave me the idea of creating a graphic throw pillow. Please check out the instructions below as well as entering to win some Oly*Fun {Contest […]

Valentine Fortune Cookie Tutorial

This year, Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day are very close together so I decided to create a project that can be used to celebrate either or both holiday. These easy Fabric Fortune Cookies can be made for a Valentine exchange among classmates or given as a token of endearment for a special Valentine.