+Linda Gardner
Ideas for Fall Preschool. Crafts, Activities, and snacks.
Pillowcase Skirt Tutoral
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Craft Room TOUR with Midwest Modern Boutique

midwest modern boutique craft room

Hi Crafters! Today Linsey is here to show off her major craft room makeover! She has some great ideas. enjoy! -linda Hi everyone I am Linsey from Midwest Modern Boutique. My sewing room is my favorite room in my house so I am so excited to be sharing with you today! Craft Room Before I started in the utility room in our basement using a wood bench that the previous owner had left behind as my table that held my machine. As you can see..it was not the best work space! It wasn't very … READ MORE

Awesome Shabby Apple GIVEAWAY!

shabby apple

Happy {giveaway} Thursday! Today I have a fabulous giveaway from Shabby Apple for you! If you haven't heard of Shabby Apple dresses, they are a great new women's apparel company that makes vintage inspired modest clothing. They saw a need to: "...make women feel feminine and beautiful for what they wear, not what they bare. We offer flirty, stylish dresses a woman can wear just as comfortably in the office, at a family dinner, or on a date." Shabby Apple I currently own the navy … READ MORE

Polka Dots Frame: Willy Wonka Craft

Willy Wonka craft

Happy Wednesday! You probably won't believe me, but I've never seen the movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factor...no joke. So when I was challenged to go outside my "crafting comfort zone" and create an 'In Your Wildest Dreams/Willy Wonka' themed craft to be used in a popular craft store on behalf of DecoArt, I didn't know where to start!  I had to do some serious brain storming {and a frantic google search} to get a feel for the theme. I knew that candy and a golden ticket were involved in … READ MORE

15 Tips to Resizing a Pattern

how to resize a sewing pattern

Hi Crafters! There was a great discussion on the Craftaholics Anonymous facebook page on how to resize a pattern so you can sew it in different sizes with only one pattern. Here are the awesome tips and tricks that crafters {like you!} had to offer: 15 Great Tips and Tricks to Resizing a Pattern Craft Question: "I bought a pattern today for a pillowcase style dress for my daughter, it has sizes 3 up to size 8 and she is just now a 3. I would love to be able to use the other sizes as she … READ MORE

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade recipe

pink lemonade recipe

Happy Monday! I LOVE Strawberry Lemonade. It is my favorite summer sip! Its so refreshing and delicious. And talk about pretty! A couple of you asked for my Strawberry lemonade recipe after the baby shower post. So I decided I'd share my top secret recipe with you..... ok, so its not so top secret, but I've tweaked it to get the right amount of strawberry-lemon-sugar ratio so that its a little tart, but berry sweet! Strawberry Lemonade Isn't it the prettiest pink lemonade? mmmmm! I tell … READ MORE