Planting a backyard vegetable garden doesn’t have to be complicated. Come take a look at my backyard vegetable garden and maybe you’ll be inspired! I realize it’s a little late in the season probably to be talking to you about how to plant a backyard garden. But since I just got my small backyard garden planted this past week, I thought it was a good
These flannel burp cloths are easy to sew. Made from pre-folded diapers and flannel, they just might be the perfect DIY burp cloth. I was cleaning and organizing my craft room, when I came across some pre-folded cloth diapers. Even though our youngest is 23 and we don’t have any grandbabies on the way, I do like to keep cloth diapers on hand for gift
DIY Mouse Pad Wrist Rest – follow along with this easy sewing tutorial to learn how to DIY your very own mouse pad wrist rest. Working from Home Like a lot of you, I have been working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have also found myself using my laptop (instead of the desktop I have at work) a lot. And I use my
Add a touch of boho style to your home decor with this easy boho style crochet coaster pattern. The fringe edge just completes these boho coasters! With just one skein of cotton yarn, you can easily make a set of four boho style crochet coasters. Plus, the choice of cotton yarn makes these boho style coasters extra absorbent. I had a reader contact me a
Download these free printable Happy Birthday to a Dear Friend birthday cards that are perfect birthday cards during times of social distancing. I received an email from a reader asking if there were any birthday cards in the Subscribers Resource Library for “friends”. I realized I not only didn’t have any birthday cards for friends, but I didn’t have any birthday cards. How could I
Learn how to make the BEST fitted fabric face mask with your Cricut Maker. Patterns are available in five sizes in Cricut Access. Searching for the Perfect Fabric Face Mask Pattern I can’t even tell you how many different patterns exactly that I have made or tried since we first heard about COVID-19. In fact, I was frantically trying to find the PERFECT fabric face
Next time you have a craving for English Muffins, you might want to try to make homemade English Muffins – they’re easier to make than you might think! There really aren’t a lot of fast food foods that I truly crave. Of course, let a pandemic interrupt your life and suddenly I’m craving a Sausage McMuffin® from McDonald’s. So, I did what I always do
Learn how and when to propagate Christmas Cactus so you can share cuttings from your Christmas Cactus with family and friends for years to come! How to Propagate Christmas Cactus Spring is the absolute perfect time to propagate Christmas Cactus. And it’s one of the easiest plants to propagate! There are several ways to propagate plants I’ve tried two ways with my Christmas Cactus and
A free fabric pear pattern from The Birch Cottage. Sew a fabric pear out of the fabric of your choice to add a touch of farmhouse style to your home. Asian Pear Tree I am especially fond of pears ever since I discovered how to use all the Asian Pears that grow on the pear tree that my husband’s father planted so many years ago.
Celebrate mom’s special day with this set of three free printable Mother’s Day Cards in PDF. Mother’s Day Cards measure 4-1/4″x5-1/2″ and fit A2 envelopes. Mother’s Day 2020 will be celebrated on Monday, May 10. It is officially celebrated on the second Sunday of May each year. May 8, 1914 Every few years, Mother’s Day actually falls on my dad’s birthday, which is May 8th.
Learn how to crochet the Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (abbreviated fpdc) to add beautiful texture to your crochet projects. The “front post double crochet stitch” sounds a little intimidating, but it’s really just a variation to the double crochet stitch. Except, as the name implies, you’re crocheting around the post of the stitch in the previous row instead of through the top of the
Learn how to sew a pleated fabric face mask with an opening for a removable filter. Help prevent the spread of germs by wearing a fabric face mask. For some time now, I’ve been contemplating sewing a few fabric face masks for my husband and myself. For some reason, in our normal disaster preparedness, we failed to purchase face masks. Then, once we needed them,