Colorful Household Items Reviews

5 Colorful Household Items That Will Brighten Your Life: My Top Picks

Can Colorful Household Items Brighten Your Life? Many people find that having a colorful home can be very therapeutic and I am one of them. I used to ignore the importance of color. It seemed frivolous or somehow childish to insist on being surrounded by brightly colored…

What Is A Blythe Doll

My First Blythe Doll: Meet Bonnie!

What is a Blythe Doll? Before I introduce you to my first Blythe doll, Bonnie, I should start by explaining what a Blythe doll is. Keep in mind that I am by no means an expert (yet) having JUST gotten Bonnie for my birthday. Blythe…

Free sewing pattern - DIY Fingerless Gloves

DIY Fingerless Gloves and Arm Warmers: My Scrappy 30 Minute Project

How To Make Scrappy DIY Fingerless Gloves and Arm Warmers In Less Than An Hour! It started getting chilly around here in Western North Carolina (and elsewhere) and I decided it was time to fashion some scrappy DIY fingerless gloves and arm-warmers from some pieces…

Blue Cheese Brownies Recipe

My Weird Holiday Blue Cheese Brownies Recipe – Yum!

Blue Cheese Brownies Sound Weird and Taste Awesome! A couple of years ago I had a bunch of blue cheese left over from a shopping mistake. I hate to waste food so I decided to create a recipe from scratch. My husband loves brownies so…

Cabbage Patch Angel Tutorial

How To Make A Cabbage Patch Angel Doll: Free Tutorial

A Cabbage Patch Angel Tutorial Who doesn’t love an angel doll at Christmas time? When I was a little girl my mother would make an angel doll for the top of the tree each year. I watched as she cut little bits of cardboard into wings and…

Cabbage Patch Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Cabbage Patch Rescue and Customization: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Doll

Yay for Buffy The Vampire Slayer! Oh my goodness, I had SO MUCH FUN creating this cutie. I’d never made a Buffy The Vampire Slayer doll before so it was a challenge! I’ve personally never watched a Buffy The Vampire Slayer movie or TV show. I…

How To Straighten Doll Hair

How To Straighten Doll Hair: Smoothing Extreme Curls and Fighting The Frizz!

How To Straighten Doll Hair – My Step-By-Step Tutorial A kind Cabbage Patch doll collector donated several “TLC Cabbies” for the LoveAgain Doll Project. One of them had really, really, really REALLY curly, silky hair. It’s called Cornsilk hair and a number of Cabbage Patch…

DIY 18 Inch Doll Panties

DIY 18 Inch Doll Panties – How To Make No-Sew Doll Undies from Old Socks or Tights

Hi there (drum roll please)! Today we’re going to make not one but TWO pairs of DIY 18 inch doll panties from the leftover feet that we cut off, remember? This is a continuation of a previous blog I did where I talked about how…

DIY Leg Warmers Tutorial

DIY Leg Warmers from Too-Small Tights (Plus Toddler Training Pants and 18 Inch Doll Undies)

Make These No-Cost DIY Leg Warmers in 10 Minutes FLAT! How To Make DIY Leg Warmers From Too-Small Tights Warm tights are a big favorite in our house. Winters can get mighty chilly up here in the Western North Carolina mountains and us girls like to keep…

5 Free Doll Clothes Patterns for 18 inch dolls

Five Free Doll Clothes Patterns for 18 Inch Dolls

If you’re a Vibrant Crafter then you know that there’s no such thing as too many free doll clothes patterns in the world! In our endless quest to use up our fabric scrap pile before we die we can make the neatest clothing for our…