Monday, February 28, 2011

How to Make Clay Buttons

I just stumbled upon these how to make buttons tutorials. They're written in an easy to understand style.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Great Online Craft Store and Tutorials

Here are some great online craft store and tutorials that my blogging buddies have found:

Deb from Paxton Valley Folk Art shared this site full of a huge variety of tutorials!

Consumer Crafts - awesome variety and great prices. Trish from Me 2 U Primitives mentioned this resource to me.

Lori from Make Prim Happen let me know about her cute Drawstring and printing on fabric tutorial.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Running Bunny Pattern

TolenTreasures has a very easy to understand Rolling bunny tutorial pattern. These running bunnies are just waaaay too cute that you'll just have to make one of your own!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Prim Patterns on Sale

The Pattern Cupboard is having a sale on a whole bunch of their patterns. If you're looking for prim ornie and bowl filler patterns, soap and candle recipes, and a whole bunch of other prim (82 pages worth!) of patterns, check them out!

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Hobby Lobby Sale

Hobby Lobby is at it again with another sale on craft supplies. Right now you can take 25% off one item, plus there's $4.95 on shipping!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Michaels' Coupons

Here's a list of coupons for Michaels. Some last a couple days, while others a few days. And they're really, really good, too! You'll definitely be able to save on all sorts of craft supplies on sale using these coupons.

Loads of Craft Supplies on Sale

I recently discovered this new craft supplies website, which has some really cool stuff. A lot of it is prim related, too. They even have a sales category with lots of seasonal craft supplies on clearance.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Yarn, Ribbon, and More on Sale

Julia's Yarn is having another one of their amazing sales. For five days this month, they're having a mega sale in which you can get up to 71% off, plus free shipping if your order is over $49. So if you're looking for yarn, ribbon, and even beads on sale, then check them out. I've purchased from them before and have been very pleased with their product and their customer service.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Free Prim Easter Patterns

Easter will soon be upon us. If you're looking to make some cute bunnies, here are a few free prim Easter patterns.

The site also contains free patterns for various ornies, raggies, critters, and seasonal decor.

Additionally, there are free tutorials to help you make raggedies and a cute bunny!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Lots of Prim Tutorials

Here's a wealth of prim tutorials, tips, and tricks. It includes anywhere from various salt dough recipes to rusting recipes, grunging recipes, and much, much more!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Free Prim Decor Patterns

Oh my lands, you'll find some gorgeous free prim decor patterns at The Chocolate Crow Trader. The site features patterns for a primitive Santa make-do, Halloween witch owl, prim raggedy Ann, stitchery patterns, quilt heart make-do, cutter quilt egg for Easter, prim soap balls, saltbox house wooden spoons, other Halloween and holiday prim decor items, as well as other prim make-do patterns. You'll drool over all this primtastic goodness!

Free Craft Tutorials and Patterns

All Free Crafts features well over a thousand free craft projects! They have free knitting, crocheting, and sewing patterns; holiday crafts; bath and body projects; candle making; decoupage; kids' crafts; paper crafts; and even "green" crafts, which include recycling and implementing nature in your craft making!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Fabric on Sale is having another sale! This time they're having fabric on sale for as low as $1.95 a yard!

Free Painting Tutorials

The wonderfully talented Cathy at Tolentreasures has some awesome free painting tutorials:

Star and Berry Vine
Message Board
Snowman Board

Create for Less Money!

We all like to create, so we might as well doing it with as little discomfort to the bank account. So if you're looking for craft supplies on sale, Shop the CreateForLess Weekly Specials and save on hot craft supplies, new products & more.c

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

More Fabric on Sale!

It seems Hancock Fabric is always having a clearance sale of some sort. To see their latest fabric clearance sale, see their

What a great way to stock up on quilting and other types of fabric!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Ribbon, Trims, and More on Sale

The Ribbon Retreat often has clearance sales on all things ribbon - and more. Here you'll find not only ribbon and wired ribbon on sale, but you'll also find ric rac, resins, trims, flowers, tulle, various tools and supplies, and more on sale. And, believe it or not, they also have good quality fabric on sale.

All Kinds of Fabric on Sale

Whoot! I know all you fabric lovers love a good bargain. I know I do, although it doesn't help my fabric addiction - lol! Well check this out!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Beading and Jewelry Supplies on Sale

Art Beads often has beading and jewelry supplies on sale. Check out their latest

Giant Valentine's Heart Tutorial

Now this is a fantastic idea! Check out this Giant Valentine's Heart Tutorial. Simply fill your handmade Valentine heart with all kinds of goodies that your recipient will love. Craft lovers will be delighted with this kind of heart, with each of the coffee filters filled with all sorts of craft items - be it yarn, fat quarters, glitter and scrapbooking supplies, paint, etc.

If you have kids, you could also fill the giant heart with the kinds of things they like. I wish I would've thought of this idea for my son when he was little. Can you imagine the look on a boy's face when he opens up a giant heart like this, and it's filled with toy cars!?! Squeeeeeeeeeeee!

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Prim Tutorial: Grungy Candles

If you want to prim up your decor, a simple way is to grungy up your candles. Here are a couple prim tutorials on how to do so.

This one, from Angie at Berry Homespun Primitives, uses candle wax and spices.

If you don't have any extra wax and you do have acrylic paint - as well as spices (or perhaps even coffee grounds?), you can try Rhonda's method at Blessed Prim Mamaw.

If you try it with coffee grounds or ground coffee, let us know how it turned out.

Jewelry Tutorials

If you're in to jewelry making, or thinking of getting into it, there are some relatively easy to understand tutorials over at Ornamentea.

Prim Tutorial: Waxed Fruit

Who'd of thunk that fake fruit could look so good! Just prim them up with this tutorial from Angie at Berry Homespun Primitives.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Michaels Having a Sale

Michaels is having many of their craft supplies on sale. You can print a couple of their coupons to use next week. They're also having a 40% off sale on their Ashland Spring Bushes and Valentine Stickers, as well as sales on their Value Pack Foam and various Valentine decor. Additionally, Michaels is offering a Wilton four week course in February in which you can get 50% off tuition. Check your local store for details.

Crafts Supplies on Sale at Overstock

Did you know that Overstock has craft and sewing supplies on sale? Indeedy they do. They're not just a clothing and household store. So check out their great deals when you get the chance.

Christmas Scrapbooking Supplies Still on Sale

After Christmas sales still aren't over at In addition to the clearance pricing, you can take an additional 12% off, but it's for today only.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

$25 Scrapbooking Giveaway

This isn't a sales, per se, but it could mean some free stuff! If you're in to scrapbooking, write a product review between January 6 through February 28, 2011, and you'll be entered into a drawing to win $25! Twenty winners will be chosen.

Craft Patterns on Sale

The Pattern Cupboard is having a huge sale. Their prim craft patterns are on sale until next Tuesday. If you're looking for soap recipes, bowl fillers or ornies patterns, make do patterns, prim dolls patterns, Christmas stockings patterns, and more, you'll find them on sale at the Pattern Cupboard!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Do you love to create?

I'm sure you love to create; otherwise, you wouldn't be checking out this blog! I've found a really cool blog called, fittingly, the I Love to Create Blog. They have daily updates on fun craft projects to do in very understandable instructions.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Scrapbooking Albums on Sale Today Only

Buy thee albums and get the fourth one free. This sale is for today only. It also applies on multiples of four, so if you buy eight albums, you'll get two of those free. The sale will be deducted at checkout.

Fabric on Sale

There's a huge upholstery clearance sale going on at Buy Fabrics. If upholstery fabric doesn't interest you, how about other types of fabric, which are also on clearance.