DIY No-Sew Fabric Flower Headband

DIY No-Sew Fabric Flower Headband-Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

I’m over on the Silhouette Blog today sharing how easy it was to DIY this No-Sew Fabric Headband. Head over to get the how-to. If you missed it, Silhouette revealed a big announcement this week: PixScan™ technology (SO excited about this!) and two new products: the Silhouette Roll Feeder for vinyl and Pen Holders so the Silhouette can […]

“Hello” Confetti Dress

"Hello" Confetti Dress ~ Dawn Warnaar for Silhouette

Hello crafty friends! One of my favorite things to do is search the sales racks at places like TJ Maxx and Target for fun but basic pieces I can personalize. Pop over to the Silhouette blog to see how I made this playful “Hello” Confetti Dress with some Fabric Ink and Heat Transfer Rhinestones. It’s […]

Pipe Cleaner Pals {from Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids Book}

Pipe Cleaner Pals

Whenever I get an email from Martha Stewart’s offices, I know something fun is coming! Doing more crafts with my kids is on my long to-do list so when they asked if I’d like a copy of the new book Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids book to review, I of course was thrilled to […]

Totally Tulip: Retro Fourth of July T-Shirts


This post is sponsored by Tulip® Soft and 3D Paints and Blueprint Social.  #totallytulip I have a secret. I totally loved the 80s. These are just a few reasons why… I have perfect 80’s hair. You wouldn’t know this today but in its true state, it’s curly, frizzy, and out of control. Ever since the 80’s ended […]

DIY Jewelry Holder {from Cupcake Stand}

DIY Jewelry Holder

I’ve had this cupcake stand for a long time just sitting in my craft room. You might remember that I turned it into a Jewelry Holder when I shared the post Turning a Spare Room into an Organized Closet, but I had never actually finished the raw wood. Well, I finally got around to it. […]

DIY Onesies {Handmade Gift Idea}

So many of my friends have had or are having babies this year! I made these for a friend at the request of her sister and now I’ll show you how to make them too. She asked me to make two sports themed onesies and two girly onesies (all for a baby girl). What You’ll […]

Wooden “Give Thanks” Banner

I used some fun wooden blank signs, a little paint, a little vinyl, and a little Mod Podge to create a banner I can use year after year.  It’s the perfect last touch to complete my Thanksgiving Mantel which I’ll be showing you tomorrow. What You’ll Need: -Blank Unfinished Wood Signs (I used 4 fancy […]

Thanksgiving: Simple Decorative Plate

My goal for my Thanksgiving Mantle is to keep it simple and classy, but also keep it cheap (or better yet, free!) by re-purposing items from around the house.  You can make this simple décor by up-cycling a plate of tray you’ve got lying around the house.  Add a little vinyl and/or paint and you’ve […]

Spooky & Sophisticated Spider Pumpkin

Talk about crafting in the eleventh hour.  The orange paint was still wet when I just took these pics!  This is a super easy craft though and I love that it’s feminine but still creepy.  We are ready for some Trick-or-Treaters! You can find the Spider Web Vase here and the DIY Chalkboard and Wreath […]

Turkey Rag Wreath (Great project for using up Fabric Scraps!)

Nothing really says Thanksgiving like a turkey!  And I’m always trying to come up with projects to help whittle down my pile of fabric scraps.  This festive little guy was easy to make too. Easy, cheap, and festive.  What more could you want in a project? What You’ll Need: 12″ Grapevine Wreath Fabric Scraps in […]

DIY Spider Web Vase

It was a windy, overcast, very “Fall-ish” day when I took the pics of this project yesterday and the historic style of our new home certainly adds to the spooky factor of Halloween!  It looks like a long list of supplies but a lot of them are things most of you crafters should have on-hand […]

DIY Glow In The Dark Trick-or-Treat Bags #iLoveToCraft

  Fall is by far my favorite season and I was thrilled when I received the opportunity to participate in the iLoveToCreate Fall Challenge.  I received a set of 12 Glow in the Dark Puffy Paints and immediately decided Trick-or-Treat bags would be the perfect thing to make with them.  This was a fun, simple, and […]

Halloween Mantle #marthahalloween

I recently got the opportunity to check out a bunch of craft goodies from the Martha Stewart Crafts line.  Here’s a little peek at all the cool stuff I got to try out.  Stencils, glass and acrylic paints, brushes, liquid gilding, glass paint squeegees, glass patterning tapes, stucco paint, a spray paint kit that turns […]

Crafty Girl Fabric Scrap Wreath

I saw these giant wooden scissors at Hobby Lobby the other day and I immediately decided they’d make a really fun wreath for my craft room!  And I always have plenty of fabric scraps that are lying around waiting for a project. What You’ll Need: -14″ styrofoam wreath -Hobby Lobby Wooden Scissors (click link to […]

DIY {Painted} Halloween Mugs

Did you know I’m a Halloween baby?  Well, not so much the baby part anymore, I suppose.  I’ll be 31 years old on the 31st this year.  Something my 4 year old loves to remind me.  I’m pretty sure that when I was little, I thought Halloween meant everyone was throwing a party for my […]