Chillin' wiht my Peeps

FREE file to make a super cute spring shirt

Mini Photo Frame Banner

A cute and simple way to display mini pictures - come find out how to make one for yourself!

Pony Bead Lizards

Learn step-by-step how to make pony bead lizards

Glitter Felt Hairbows

Add a little sparkle to any little girls wardrobe with these DIY hairbows!

Perfect Crisp Lines

Find out the trick to getting perfectly crisp lines on name signs

December 31, 2012

Take-A-Look Tuesday

Can't wait to see what everyone's been up to -  - and who will be the most viewed link - maybe you?
- - just a run down- -
  • Link to a Specific Post, not your whole blog - no more than a couple of posts please
  • Please don't link up anything you've already linked before (like something posted on a previous week)
  • Try to visit a few other people at the party  - everyone loves visits and encouraging comments!
If you're new to link-ups and have questions let me know and I'll do my best to help






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What I've done in 2012

So earlier I mentioned what the top posts of 2012 were.....all awesome.  But I did a bunch more stuff in 2012, and didn't  post tutorials on them because I used tutorials on other blogs.  I have a whole Pinterest Board dedicated to this, called "ACCOMPLISHED THESE PROJECTS!"  click that link to check out what I've been able to do - here's a sneak peek...


And if that, and this morning isn't enough, here's some other things to take a look at...

Best of 2011


Best of 2010





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Sugar Bee Crafts - Best of 2012

It's been another awesome year!!  Want to know what the most popular posts were this year? (these are posts new in 2012 - some posts make the top all-time, and they're from previous years...)  Here we go, the top dozen...



12. DIY Chevron Pencil Skirt Tutorial


11.  Tips for a FAST Pinewood Derby Car


10.  No Sew Cardigan Refashion

9.  Heart Flower Hairclips


8. Five Ways to Tie a Scarf - Fashion Contributor
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7. Tshirt Crafts for Girls' Camp

6. Butteryfly Wall


5. Painted Gray Kitchen Cabinets

4. Birthday Board Tutorial


3. Side-Gathered Shirt



2. Knotted Headband with Tshirt Yarn


1. Giant Picture Tutorial (this is CRAZY popular - even I have made more than 1!)






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December 29, 2012

Ideas for Kids

Moving on to my board of things kid related, here are 13 Kid Projects that I want to help my kiddos accomplish in 2013...

This headband holder from FunnyGirlDesigns - I think my girls could attempt to make something similar, AND it would solve our massive headband storage problem.  In theory.
headband holder

Make bouncy balls, as shown at Curbly - because that's just cool:
created at: 01/04/2012

I can't get over the cuteness of these tiny bow and arrows at The Brooding Hen - a rare project that is both cute to me and cool to my 10 year old:

Get Trevor to make a Skateboard Swing, like at CedarWorks:

For a summer project, make a ton of Tin Can Windsocks like Random Thoughts of a Supermom:


Make tons of puzzles and then put them together again and again... see details on the picture puzzle at Impress Your Kids:
father's day craft

Tell the kids what a Lava Lamp is, then make one - like S.L.Smith (I don't know why this picture got squished!)
Lava10


Make Marble Races, then maybe they'll play with them for hours... tutorial at A Girl and A Glue Gun:


Picnic at the Drive-In - cutely seen at Oh, Hello Friend - I can only do the drive-in every other year or so, so I guess I have to go this year...

Drive in movie picnic..

Glowstick Ring toss - - this has GOT to be fun!  Over at Momma Did It:

Glow in the Dark Party {ring toss}


Martha Stewart shows how to make Pipe Cleaner Creatures:
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First, drink a lot of pop - then, make a Pop Tab Headband like at Hairstyles for Girls:
pop tab headband with ribbon

Get a paint by number then blow it up to a gigantic size - genius!  See this at Lil Blue Boo:
Oversized DIY paint by number via lilblueboo.com







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December 28, 2012

Projects to Make


On my list of "Projects to Make" are projects that don't require sewing -- here's a few I want to accomplish this year:

PVC Pipe Frame - BHG 
Get Framed

Boy Peg Dolls - Simple Simon & Co


Ruffly Felt Wreath - Domestifluff via Design Sponge
felt-ruffle-wreath


Personalized Knife Block - Johnny in a Dress


Crocheted Chevron Blanket - All Things Bright and Beautiful


Ancestry Circle Chart - Homemade by Jill


Tshirt Shag Rug - Molly Kay Stoltz


Pi Belt - Helping Little Hands


Felt Dahlia Flower - Holidash
felt dahlia brooch

Photo Transfer on Wood - Photojojo

Paper Ball Chains - MADE


Chevron Stripe Tshirt - What I Wore
DIY, Chevron Tee Shirt, How to paint chevrons with painter's tape, Painter's Tape Projects for Clothes, What I Wore DIY, What I Wore, Jessica Quirk, Scotch Blue Painter's Tape,

Bright Jewelry Organizer - Tatertots and Jello





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