Love These Pretty Ruffles

Ruffled Comforter

First, sorry the photo is a bit fuzzy but I bet you’ll get the idea.  I found this cute comforter in white with colorful floral fabric ruffles sewn onto it in a stripe design. These are easy to make and would look cute on pillows, as trim on towels, napkins, dust ruffles, drapery panels, pillow…

No-Sew Flat Panel Topper with Embellishments

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This is an adorable flat panel topper that can work over blinds and draperies and the added embellishments make it that much nicer, and no one has to know that it was no-sew! One of the first no-sew treatments I ever made was this simple flat panel topper. I was in my home office hung…

Use Frayed Flowers to Embellish Everything

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Making frayed flowers uses up scrap fabrics, is a fun past time, and makes everything you pin or glue them too look better! Frayed flowers are a nice way to use up leftover fabric pieces.  Once you have your flowers made you can add them to sweaters, coats, aprons, bags, pillows, draperies, and more!  Well I…

Create Colorful Ribbon Tassels with Beaded Tops

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Tassels are a fun accessory to add to lamps, dresser drawer knobs, armoires, etc., but they can be so expensive. Solve that by making them yourself! Many years ago, when we were just getting started in television, Matt and I did a segment called Coffee Break Crafts.  Basically, the segment was about me teaching Matt how to…

Add 4th of July Flair to Baked Goods

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Cookies and brownies are 4th of July staples - spice them up with holiday decor and make them the hit of the party. I have a sugar cookie recipe that I love but I know that the store bought sugar cookie dough is certainly fast and easy.  In either case, if you are making sugar cookies…

Try These No-Sew Fabric Flowers on Pillows and More

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There is a time for embellishment and a time for plain, well now is the time for embellishments, especially if you like them – then it’s always time! This craft article is from our good friend, Shelley from Single Stone Studios.  Shelley is a fabulous designer of wall decals and she has several articles on…

Embellish Glass Serving Pieces for Parties or Gifts

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Don’t save all the really cool projects for the holidays, you can put together all sorts of interesting embellished kitchenware and serving pieces any time of the year!  Sure, the holidays are the seasons for celebrating, but if you’re anything like Matt and me, you enjoy entertaining throughout the year to enjoy the company of your family…