When we first laid eyes on Betsy Barry’s tiered apron featuring her botanical designs while visiting the 2017 Surtex Show, we knew we had to find out how to make one for ourselves. It’s the perfect combination of fashion and function and can be customized to match the hobbies of any adventurous chef (aka: the perfect handmade gift). We’re lucky to have Betsy stopping by the blog to show us how she created the apron we can’t stop talking about. Want to know what’s even better? We think your mini “sous chef” will love stirring up sweets next to you in these matching aprons! [Read more…] about Easy as Pie DIY Aprons for the Entire Family
handmade holiday gifts
This weekend take some time to stitch, glue, or wrap up a few handmade goodies. We've rounded up five creative yet simple projects you can whip up this weekend for a variety of people on your gift giving list!
CREATE a handmade felt flower wreath–prefect for the hostess with the mostess.
WHIP UP a super easy necklace for your favorite fashionista.
SEW a simple apron for the chef in your life.
MAKE a cute cord organizer for the tech-lover on the go.
STITCH UP this adorable little hat for a precious little lamb.
We're closing out the second week of November, and we're on a roll in prepping for a handmade holiday season! These quick handmade gift DIYs can be completed in no time, so spend this weekend making gifts for family and friends…or yourself.
This embroidered Carved Heart Ornament by Flamingo Toes uses a jar lid as a mini frame–brilliant!
DesignMom's Painted Boxes are pretty to look at and oh so useful.
This DIY Beginner Sewing Kit by Smashed Peas and Carrots is a perfect package for any sewist.
We're gearing up for the holiday season of giving, but sometimes the best gifts are those that we can use throughout the year. This week, form meets function as we round up handmade holiday DIYs that will surely get use into the seasons ahead.
Dress up your table with this beautiful appliquéd + quilted runner from the Purl Bee and celebrate every meal.
Beets by Andrea Lauren is the perfect fabric to take you through the bounty of several seasons.
These homemade journals by A Beautiful Mess are perfect–we can always use a place to keep our musings, to-dos, and reminders (i.e. write thank you note for journal).
Retro_Deer by Bethan_Janine wallpaper makes the perfect any-occasion journal cover.
This little zippered bow pouch by I Heart Naptime is fancy enough to double as a purse!
JoanMcLemore's Linen in Persimmon is the perfect print for this versatile pouch–no matter how you use it!