Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe + LINKY PARTY

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:: Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe :: Today, I would like to showcase one of our international readers from Osnabruck, Germany,  who writes in German at Meine Kochlust (translated: my love for cooking). I am lucky enough to have studied German in school.   So when she posted a recipe in German for a super-delicious-looking Cherry […]

33 Trendy Pom Pom Crafts

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I am bringing you trendy pom pom crafts today. My line-up of top notch pom pom crafts is inspiring. So inspiring in fact, that after reviewing all these fun pom pom craft ideas, I created this pom pom necklace to go with my summer polka dot dress. Like it? Pom Pom Necklace Tutorial It’s a […]

How to Hang a Floating Shelf

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I hope you all have been enjoying may past few post as much as I have creating and sharing them with you here on Fine Craft Guild. While I have been sharing a lot of outdoor centerpieces using recycled items.   Today I would like to share something I have found quite challenging, until now. […]

Nautical Decorative Pillows – Sewing Pattern

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  Today I thought to share with you the very first project I have made with my new sewing machine, that I bought a few weeks ago at Amazon. I bought this one: and I can not no be happier with it.   I highly recommend it, and I think I should write a post about […]

Quilted Organizing Baskets :: Free Sewing Pattern

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Get organized for good with these lovely quilted organizing baskets for every room and season. Size matters when it comes to baskets.   Reduce clutter throughout the house.  These handy cloth baskets let you organize scraps in your craft room, or the cutlery in your living room.   The free quilting course for beginners at  Fine […]

Toddler Summer Dress Tutorial: Darling Tunic w Ruffle Straps

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Here’s a Toddler Summer Dress Tutorial. It’s a great, free sewing pattern + instructions to make a darling girl toddler summer tunic dress with ruffled straps and an elastic back. It’s presented here as a short tunic, but I would lengthen it to make it into a full dress that you could wear with/without leggings […]

Glamour DIY Pineapple Centerpiece

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Learn how to transform food scraps into a festive Pineapple Centerpiece. Celebrate life. Create Pineapple Splendor. Tammy Henderson will teach how to glamorize your home with this tutorial on how to festively decorate your summer outdoor table. With the mere pineapple scraps!   Today I would like to share how to pull together a wow-worthy […]

White Tunic Summer Dress

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Hi guys. I told you I just bought a new sewing machine and have gone crazy designing and sewing. I just made this white tunic summer dress aka beach cover-up dress. What do you think of my new dress? It took me about 2 hours making the pattern, working out the details, getting a good […]

DIY Quick Moss Garden Planters

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Oh, you are going to all love me for this one.  Did you know that you can quickly grow moss by applying just one simple recipe? Go figure! Even if you live in the newest apartment, you can quickly create that ‘grandma cottage garden’- look and feel. Oh, it’s so cool. I’d say that a […]

HST Block Wall Hanging or Pillow Cover

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Hi all! It’s your free quilting course again today. Quilt Instructor Janeen van Niekerk created this gorgeous HST block for us, incorporating the quilting techniques she taught us in the last two quilting workshops.  She wrote to me that it’s intended as a wall hanging, but oh, me the decorator, immediately, instinctively called it the […]

About Rose, Touring through Blogland

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Hello everyone! Today, I’m participating in a tour through Blogland and hope you enjoy the tour with me.   I was invited by Tammy from OneMoreTimeEvents.com. I discovered Tammy and her wonderful home decorating style through our linky party.  She posted a simple little tutorial on how to make exquisite golden marbled eggs and use […]

LINKY PARTY + Photography Tip: How to Shoot Heart Framed Photos

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Before the linky party, here’s first a great photography tip for you to frame your loved ones. Next time you sipping coffee at a lovely terrace overlooking the ocean or so, create some unique vacation pictures and do this. You can do this taking all kinds of pictures of your family on vacation. Actually, this […]

How to Adjust the Straps on Wooden Watches

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This totally amazing wooden watch was just delivered.   I have to confess: I am kinda jealous. You see, when I was approached by JORD to review their wooden watches for them, I as I felt it would be best for Michael to receive have the watch afterwards, as he has nice olive skin and […]

Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces Howto

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Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces do not have to look cheap! Here’s a howto tutorial for beautiful nearly-free centerpieces.   Hi, Fine Craft Guild readers… I am excited to share with you another recycled project.  Most of my projects have been done with glass and my last one was done on how to use your beverage […]

Best Summer Craft Books for Kids

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We are featuring lots of cool crafts for kids yearround. Now in summer, as I don’t want kids to be hoovering around the computer all day, my suggestion is to go beyond Pinterest for a change and refer back to some good-old Summer Craft Books for Kids .   Summer Craft Books for Kids are […]

DIY Decorative Mirrors w/ Recycled Egg Carton Paper Flowers

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DIY Decorative mirrors with recycled paper flowers are shabby chic home décor accessories for guest bedrooms or other area of home that need some extra romance. This DIY project is a really cool crafts for kids as well that uses recycled materials.  It is one of many at the Fine Craft Guild. Every day we […]

How to Sew Half Square Triangles for Quilts – part 2

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Recycled Shutters Birdhouses Tutorial + LINKY PARTY

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  These DIY recycled shutter birdhouses are garden wall art works made by Cyndee from RecycledJunk.com. We have already featured Cyndee several times as her work is just so whimsical and fun.  And 100% recycled!!     Feature :: Best of Party :: DIY Shutter Birdhouses Which is why Cyndee’s shutter birdhouses are the linky […]

DIY Cardboard Picture Frames w Embossing

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These DIY cardboard picture frames with lovely embossed texture were made using the ideas and craft techniques from the first craft book on the list in our post ‘summer craft books for kids’: Complete Book of Art Ideas. We referenced several craft techniques from this cool kids craft book: DIY Cereal box glue art picture […]

DIY Summer Centerpiece Ideas w Recycled Lemonade Bottles

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Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson.  Or should I title this ‘DIY Lemonade Stand’?  Today Tammy Henderson shares her amazing ability to again create a luxurious centerpiece using plain, simple recycled materials.  I mean ….. Lemonade bottles!!!!  The way she does it, is always unique. Here she builds upon […]

Free Bikini Knitting Pattern

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You like that handmade-look for a bikini? And crochet is beyond you? Consider this easy and free bikini knitting pattern. While it is officially recommended for knitters and crocheters with some experience, it’s not hard at all. The instructions for the bikini bra top are written for A-cup size. Any changes for B- and C-cup […]

Tips for Making Beautiful Flower Images

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Do you want to make better pictures of tulips? Or capture the beauty of other flower images? Here are some great tips on how to raise your flower photography from average snaps to excellent flower shots. In Spring, I make a point of visiting tulip festivals. Picture taking seems to naturally attach itself to visiting […]

Half Square Triangles Quilting Technique, Class 15

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This is Class #15 of tips for quilting beginners. In today’s workshop we will learn how to create half square triangles to make dazzling larger triangle quilts out of them. There are some basic techniques for quilting triangles. Over the next few weeks quilting Instructor Janeen van Niekerk will walk us through the various steps […]

Thrifty Craft Supplies

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If my 50+ ‘Earth Day’-crafts & DIY projects got you interested, you probably like this article on using recycled and free art supplies. I find personally, that a mixture of ‘already have’, ‘find’, ‘recycle’, and ‘store bought’-supplies work best, as well, you can’t recycle glue after all. Inexpensive Art Supplies When you think of recycling, […]

Fun Summer Craft Ideas

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This article features the Best Summer Crafts Ideas from the prior 2 linky parties. Each of these are fun projects for home decorators and/or their kids to do this summer. Summer Recipes 1. Healthy Recipes :: 6 Delicious Smoothies Let’s start with summer recipes. The first article explains how to make different healthy & yummy […]

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Healthy 4th of July Desserts + LINKY PARTY

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Today: TIME FOR A (linky) PARTY! As my input to today’s party, I’m showcasing an assortment of easy, healthy 4th of July desserts. We CAN stick to a diet or weight control plan. Even on a 4th of July party. The decision is ours. I have prepared 8 different healthy dessert options to enjoy at […]

13 Baby Shower Cakes Designs

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:: 13+ Fantastic Baby Shower Cakes Designs + 2 Icing Tutorials + 1 Chocolate Ganache Cake Recipe :: I just had a baby shower invite and I thought about offering to make the cake… You know how it is, now that baby shower cakes are on my radar, I see cute ones everywhere. This first […]

DIY Beach Decor Ideas for Fishing Net

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Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson. Tammy is sharing some more of her DIY Beach Decor Ideas today. She makes it really easy for us to see how to create stunning summer decorations with some recycled vases, seashells and nautical fishing net. Let your creativity roar and enjoy the […]

75+ Mason Jar Crafts: only Awesome Projects

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Best roundup of the most stunning, unique, clever, beautiful and practical re-purposed mason jar crafts. Mason Jars are today’s most iconic glassware. They used to be just called canning jars. Add Your Own WOW-est Mason Jar DIY Projects This ‘family photo album in a mason jar’ is my latest addition to the mason jar collection. […]

Shabby Chic Dining Table DIY

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This Shabby Chic dining table DIY leaves you wanting more shabby chic furniture around.