Tag Archives: diy

Make This: Striped Screen Printed Clipboards

Photos + Tutorial by Bonnie Kaye Whitfield Sometimes things just needs a little sprucing up. This time of year, when many of us try to focus on spring cleaning and organizing, I find that I need a bit of motivation. … Continue reading

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Naturally Dyed Egg Tutorial

Tutorial and Photos by Christie Sommers of West Oak Design Here’s a fun little tutorial that you should be able to do for under $5… unless you use what you already have! Just about any vegetable, fruit or herb that … Continue reading

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MAKE THIS: Printed Pinwheels for Spring!

Photos + Tutorial by Bonnie Kaye Whitfield Ever since I was a kid, I’ve loved pinwheels.  This printed version of pinwheels is a perfect way to lift your spirits after months and months of winter.  Make as festive decor for … Continue reading

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Christie’s Mini Weaving Tutorial (on a “junkmail” credit card loom)

Tutorial and Photos by Christie Sommers  You will need: *An old card of the un-needed variety… pre-approved credit cards, price club cards, your old West Coast Video card… Just make sure it’s nice and firm, no flimsy paper ones. *A … Continue reading

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Christie’s Paint Chip Wall Art DIY

Photos and Tutorial by Christie Sommers You will need: *paint samples from your local hardware/paint store *a circle punch (found in the scrap booking section of your nearest craft store). I used a 5/8” punch. *a glue stick (I prefer … Continue reading

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Christie’s Hand Stitched Bowl Tutorial

Photos + Tutorial by Christie Sommers You will need: -cotton clothesline -quilting needle (you can use a regular sewing needle with a thimble but a larger quilting needle is best for passing through the thick clothesline) -embroidery thread, yarn, or … Continue reading

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Bonnie’s Inspirational Wall Hanging

Photos + Tutorial by Bonnie Kaye Whitfield Sometimes everyone needs a little pick-me-up, especially in the studio or office, where it’s easy to get overwhelmed with projects and deadlines.  These simple inspirational wall hangings combine the magic of masking fluid … Continue reading

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Christie’s Herbal Conditioning Rinse Tutorial

Tutorial + Photos by Christie Sommers of West Oak Design Here is a miracle rinse to tame the driest of winter hair. Don’t be afraid of the vinegar… I promise you won’t smell it in your hair after your shower. … Continue reading

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Bonnie’s Insta-Notebook Tutorial

Photos + Tutorial by Bonnie Kaye Whitfield If you’re like me, you can never have too many notebooks.  Small notebooks are especially helpful for on-the-go notetaking or making quick grocery lists.  Here’s a quick Japanese-stab binding technique that will get … Continue reading

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Bonnie’s Pop Up Valentine Tutorial

  Photos + Tutorial by Bonnie Kaye Whitfield With Valentine’s Day just a couple weeks away, you might be itching to design some handmade cards for your special valentine(s).  This tutorial will show you how to create a pop-up text … Continue reading

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