Can Anyone Guess Where This is Going?

Can Anyone Guess Where This is Going?

Can anyone guess where this is going? It’s one of my first experiments with free-form crochet, but certainly not my first creation with crochet flowers! Love how this is coming out… Just as glamorous as my inspiration for it. Whom? Can you guess?!!...
Machine-Finished Hand Applique Workshop

Machine-Finished Hand Applique Workshop

Hello my Quilting friends! Have you already seen this insanely beautiful ‘machine-finished hand-applique’ workshop for beginners/ advanced seamstresses at Craftsy that lets you make stunning flower applique like this?!   Awesome flowers, don’t you...
Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels

:: Easy Fall Centerpiece in Pastels ~ an Elegant DIY with Tammy Henderson ::Whether it still feels like hot summer or like early autumn where you live, a new decorating season is upon us. Join us today and let Tammy’s DIY décor project with end-of summer flowers...

DIY Natural Arrangement

Showing off what’s in the garden is just so easy for  a joyful summer table flower arrangement.  Tammy from One More Time Events shares another table centerpiece using recycled glass filled with greens. When I do this myself at home, I usually aim for lots...

Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces Howto

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...
Mothers Day Flowers to DIY

Mothers Day Flowers to DIY

How to Make Tissue Paper Flowers. We made about a thousand paper flowers around here. In every shape or form possible. In fact, we found that the more paper flowers you make, the more creative you get making them. My favorite one is a red crepe paper flower, which has...
TP Stamp Art Cards

TP Stamp Art Cards

Cool crafts for kids! So simple, even your 2-year-old can do it. Toilet Paper Roll Stamp Art! Toilet paper rolls make instant stamps. Besides stamping the obvious circle, it’s easy to fill each circle with hearts and flower stamps. Pretty!! Make your own Valentines...
Contemporary Ikebana

Contemporary Ikebana

I love it when my readers bring me stunningly beautiful and really easy and arty ideas.  BiTi from Pret-a-Vivre played with the blooms in her backyard and created these simply stunning arrangements. I don’t think you’ll need a tutorial for this, but if you need any...

How to Make Recycled Paper Bead Necklaces

Been eyeing fashion bib necklaces? Paper bead necklaces? Seen these paper rosette ones in the Anthropologie necklaces section? Are you not really a jewelry maker, but want to make some new jewelry for yourself, mom (mothers day), or a friend’s birthday?! Good....

Home Decorating with Fall/Winter Flowers

We usually envision Spring when we think of decorating with flowers and plants.  However, winter flowers and greens are at least as abundant and none less enchanting.  Here are three favorite examples for you on how to decorate with flowers and nature in...

Crochet Flowers: Super-Pretty Pattern

This crochet flower is called ‘Tahiti Blossom’. It is a bit more interesting and intricate to make when compared to most crochet flowers, which are super simple to make. In other words: this is a perfect crochet project to take along to the beach, so pack some yarn...

Reviving Orchids

Are you craving for some good orchid blooms too? I collected 5 different orchids over the last couple of years, but none of them are blooming any longer. Mmm… one died, the others ones are surviving, but not thriving.   It is about time that I researched it...