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To avoid the “I’m Bored” blues during the summer, I like to have a few fun things in my bag of tricks for the kiddos!

Stitch cards are my solution!  They are easy to pack, low cost and kid friendly.

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Sometimes finding fun crafts for the kids during the summer can be challenging.  But have no fear, Craft Camp at Skip to my Lou has you covered!

Today, you will find me there.  Sharing instructions for these fabric postcards.  They are perfect for clearing out the scrap basket!

Fabric Postcard

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Wishing you a fun-filled and creative summer!
For more fun with scraps, be sure to check out these cute Birdie Magnets.
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Happy Crafting!
~Heather


I had so much fun working with this Inkodye this week!  This dye is super fun and magic to watch.  Just paint your project outside in the sun and watch the color come to life .

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Schools out and the dog days of summer are here.  To keep things fun and fresh, I wanted to make a few personalized beach towels.

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Some times I am not sure what’s the best part of Summer…

Lazy days, visits with friends, fun travel or trips to the mailbox!


To be fair, my 2nd grader loves to receive mail.  Watching her skip to the mail box each day hoping for something special always makes me smile.  Today’s how to is all about adding something fun to those unexpected greetings….

This project is for all levels.

Skill Level- 1 Button

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Last week, I shared a sewing technique for creating a Reverse Applique.  Today, is all about finishing the project.

I wanted to freshen up my outdoor space and thought a quick pillow would be perfect for summer naps in the sun!

This project is for all levels.

Skill Level- 1 Button

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I am super excited to share some news….

The Summer 2012 issue of Splendidly Homemade Magazine is here!! In it, you will find some fun summer recipes and cool craft ideas that will have you wishing for the long, lazy days of summer.

and p.s.- you will “spy” my Catch of the Day!  A fun, child friendly game from yours truly!

This game is made from a reclaimed socks, twigs and stuffing.

Skill level is 1 Button

To get detailed instructions and more photos click here .  While there, stay awhile and take a look around.  I just love the summer style Hampton’s Look.

Sorry for the ruffle pillow diversion today, but I was just so excited and wanted to share.  I promise the finished pillow is next in line!
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Happy Crafting!
~Heather
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