High Five Thank You Notes Tutorial

I am official back from vacation and am so excited to be back. I had a wonderful time and it was nice to unplug for a while, but I am ready to get back in the swing of things. And I wanted to kick things off today with a bang. So I have an awesome … Continue reading

Charley Harper Notepad Tutorial

Last week, while reading this post from Creature Comforts I discovered that Old Navy (of all places) was carrying a line of Charley Harper products! I was so thrilled, that I dashed out the very next day to pick up my own set of memory game cards to make these gift tags. When I got … Continue reading

Pom Pom Packages

Christmas is literally right around the corner and Laura of Lupin still has a few more DIY wrapping projects for us. I just love these! For more from Laura’s work, click here to visit her shop (Lupin) and her blog, Bugs and Fishes. __________________________ I love pompoms! They’re so fun to make, and add a … Continue reading

Ornament Swap

  A couple of days ago I finished up all my ornaments for this Ornament Swap I participated in. And I thought I would show everyone what my ornament looks like. I had a hard time coming up with something and had been wanting to use yarn for a wrapping technique. I think it turned … Continue reading

Great Gift Idea

Still trying to come up with something to give that person on your list who litterally has everything? We’ve got you covered thanks to guest poster Laura of Lupin, who came up with the incredible tutorial for a lavender sachet! After you are done reading this post, make sure you check out Laura’s shop, Lupin … Continue reading

Snowflakes

Look at this breathtaking snowflake curtain from Laura of Lupin! I am speechless. So beautiful. You can visit the Lupin shop right here and Laura’s blog right here. Here’s Laura’s post: Today I’d like to properly show off the snowflake curtain seen in the background of this star photo from last week – and showing … Continue reading

New Guest Post from Lupin

This week is off to a great start, with the giveaway already started, bunches of great shops to talk about (did some research over the weekend), and of course another guest post from Laura of Lupin! Remember to check out her shop and or blog after reading this great tutorial. —————————————– For a modern luxe … Continue reading

Postage Stamp Gift Wrap

If you haven’t noticed, I am completely obsessed with the gift wrapping tutorial guest posts from Laura of Lupin. Here’s another one for you to enjoy. And as always, please make sure you check out the Lupin shop and Laura’s blog. —————— If you’re attracted to the “brown paper packages tied up with string” look … Continue reading

Gift Wrap Tutorial for Type Lovers

Here is another wonderful idea from Laura of Lupin! This one I am DEFINITELY going to use because I have some loved ones that are pretty interested obsessed with type. Again, make sure to check out Laura’s shop, right here and blog right here! Take it away Laura (I just love having her as a … Continue reading

DIY Mobile

Today we have a DIY guest post from Christine, who is a stationery designer living in Suffolk, England with her husband to be and little dog Toby.  Christine is the owner of Paper and Cloth and has two excellent blogs here (papercloth blog) and here (crafty bride blog). Materials: scrapbook (or any pretty) paper; cardstock; … Continue reading

Lizzy House

Lizzy House contacted me a while back to tell me about her lovely block printing tutorial. And I thought it would be perfect to post it on this day (the official launch of papernstitch). Reason being? Whales have special meaning to me, in particular blue whales, and since these guys have a blue outline around … Continue reading

Guest Post…DIY Button Cover Tutorial

Today, we have a guest post from from Lolly of Lolly Chops (such a cute name), which is a really cool blog that you should definitely check out! Without further ado, here’s Lolly….. A few months ago I saw a killer tutorial on fabric covered buttons from my number one favorite crafty gal – How About Orange.  I … Continue reading

Upside Down Bookshelf

Image c/o Instructables Instructables has some great tutorials on alternative book shelves. This one (above) is my favorite and no this photo is not upside down. I haven’t seen anything like it before and it will definitely leave people saying, “how did you do that?” Click here to learn how to make your own.

Photo Transfer Tutorial

There is an EXCELLENT photo transfer tutorial on Hollis Brown Thornton. It is extremely detailed with tons of pictures. Go check it out!

Double Duty DIY

I have been itching for the next DIY project to come around and I was finally able to take some decent style shots. It’s been cloudy lately and the photos I took before were not the best. Anyway, now I am ready to post it up. This tutorial pulls double duty: it’s a modular bulletin … Continue reading

Later this Week…

Just wanted to give a little preview of a tutorial that I have coming up later this week. I won’t tell you what it is, but you may be able to take a guess from the photo. I think I say this everytime, but it is my favorite How To so far. Remember if you … Continue reading

Trash to Treasure

Tennis Racket + Blank Wall = ???. I found these great vintage tennis rackets a couple of days ago at a thrift store. I actual purchased three, but they’re not all pictured. Anyway, I had no idea what I was going to do these guys, but I decided to bring them home and I thought … Continue reading

More DIY

1. Undercover Crate Tutorial via Craft: 2. Masking Tap Window Screen via Apartment Therapy 3. Bike-Borne Lunch Bag via Made: I wanted to share a couple more DIY’s today that I wasn’t able to include in this previous post from last week. I love the privacy window idea from Apartment Therapy (#2). What a simple and … Continue reading

DIY Round-Up

1. Banana Box Chandelier via Craft: via Anne Ke Jakobs This Banana Box Chandelier is my favorite project of the week. There is no tutorial on this guy because it is indeed a piece of art from Anne Ke Jakobs unfortunately. But I am sure you clever crafters can figure it out. I found it through … Continue reading

Mod Ribbon Spool Display Cubbies

So, I was staring at this pile of ribbon this weekend thinking about how I could use it for a new tutorial. It may come as no surprise that I love reusing things that I already have laying around the house. I don’t like to throw things away if I don’t have to, so coming … Continue reading