Cozy Winter Crochet Patterns To Keep You Warm

Tis the season to be cold. The temperatures are steadily dropping and that cold winter chill is settling in. In addition to heavy coats, it’s time to grab gloves, mittens and hats before you head out the door. Instead of spending money on poorly made winter wearables, stay home and crochet yourself something fabulous. Most […]

Link Love: Fun with Fringe and Tassels

Fringe – it’s not just for hippies. In fact, if you check out your favorite store or head to your mosy-visited online shopping destination, you’re more than likely to find some fringe and tassels. This trend was all over the runways at New York Fashion Week and is taking over the craft world. If you’re […]

Wedding Planning Tips: Prevent Outdoor Wedding Disasters

Gold Animal Escort Card Holders

  Celebrating a new couple’s love out in the fresh air can be absolutely stunning and so much fun. Some of the most memorable weddings I have attended have been outdoor weddings. Though there are, arguably, more potential problems when your wedding doesn’t take place between four walls, this is no reason to keep your […]

Oscars 2014: How to Sew a Red Carpet Dress

The Oscars are a time each year to honor Hollywood’s biggest names for their work, but they’re also the best time to see some of the best (and worst) in fashion walk down the red carpet. The awards themselves are very important, but the fashion choices almost always overshadow the winners. People will share their […]

Use Clip-On Earrings to Update Any Outfit In 5 Minutes

This post is brought to you by Brianna Balesso. Clip-on earrings have so many uses. Okay, I know what you’re thinking- “Really, clip-on earrings?” Yes! Clip-on earrings are making a huge comeback and best of all, you can make a pair yourself without ever leaving home!   If you’re ready to start creating your own […]

Sew Mad: Mad Men Inspired Free Sewing Patterns


I’m obsessed with Mad Men. It took a while for it to grow on me, but when it did, I marathon-watched the seasons day after day to get caught up. Like everyone else, I’m in love with all the fashions of the time; the pencil dresses and made-up hair and makeup on the women and […]

14 Gold Medal Sewing Patterns


The XXII Winter Games, in Sochi, begin on February 7th and go until February 23. With just over two weeks of winter sports and athletic showmanism, it’s hard not to get excited. Though I’m mainly looking forward to the hockey games, especially since so many of my beloved Chicago Blackhawks are representing their various countries, […]

Stay Warm with DIY Clothing Ideas!


Brrr…it’s cold outside! Don’t sacrifice fun times in the snow because of frigid temperatures, bundle up the DIY way! If you look forward to venturing outdoors this season, you and your loved ones can stay toasty warm this sampling of super-cozy hats, headwraps, and sweaters from Let your little ones join in the fun […]

7 DIY Watches for Back-To-School


Summer may be in swing, but the school year is looming, and with it the need for new supplies and accessories. But there’s no need to spend hundreds to give your child or grandchild back-to-school style. Watches are this year’s back-to-school trend, so check out these fabulous DIY watches from AllFreeJewelryMaking and around the internet! […]