Tutu Hairbow Holder Instructions (Step 3)

If you are here randomly, you may be wondering where the other tutu hair bow holder instructions are. This is the 3rd step, so you may have to go backwards to one of these posts: How to make a tutu hairbow holder (step #1, bodice) Free Tutu Hairbow holder Tutorial (step #2, skirt) This is … Read more

Free Tutu Hairbow Holder Tutorial (Step 2)

How to make a Tutu Bow Holder This is Step 2, starting with the skirt. If you need the bodice step, please go back to How To Make a Tutu Hairbow Holder, Step 1. Hey everyone! I hope you have stuck with me through making the bodice, if so, congratulations for getting to step 2 … Read more

How to make a tutu hairbow holder

How to make a Tutu Hairbow Holder Free Tutorial and Step by Step Instructions One thing you may not know about me is that I started out in the big online worked of entrepreneurship as a crafter. I know its funny considering I don’t do a ton of terribly crafty things on MomDot (and really … Read more

Foolproof Santa Visit!

Have your kids ever asked you this question: “Mom…how will Santa know to stop here?” Cause undoubtedly they have been slightly bad all year long and are getting concerned. So here is a solution to ease their minds from this mom to your house and something fun as a project to do on Christmas Week. … Read more

Towel Swan Tutorial: Easy!

How to make a Towel Swan (Tutorial) The towel swan is one of the easiest towel animals to create. I like to make two and place them nose to nose on our guest bed whenever a couple comes to visit. You will need: 1 bath towel or sheet Sunglasses (optional) Step 1: Lay out the … Read more

How to make a Ribbon Rosette (tutorial)

I should honestly name this How to NOT make a Ribbon Rosette, because I made about 4 million mistakes before I found something that would qualify in the category of “working”. After all these mistakes, which undoubtedly you have been there if you found this post, i thought it would be beneficial to share what didn’t work (atleast for me), but perhaps inspire you to try a new direction.

Here are my attempts to make a variety of Rosettes, although if you want a simpler craft, you can try my how to make a tutu instead! Working with tulle was so much easier than ribbon. HA!


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How to make a Zipper Rosette


Step #1: This step is going to be firm with all the Rosettes you make.  After the obvious of cutting the zipper in half, you will begin by securing an end piece to your wire and begin wrapping.

Step #2: Wrap the zipper around, dotting at the baseline, gather and stick. This is where I went wrong. My zipper was WAY too small and I ran out of length before I even had a rose.

Step #3: I took the remainder zipper size and began looping a figure eight around it to make petals. This gave me a half a flower. So there you have it….Half Flower Zipper Rosette.


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How to refinish your Garage Floor

We don’t use our garage for our cars. Its household storage and where we keep the litter boxes for the cats. We have a cat door that goes from the inside the house to the garage and it allows us to keep that smell out of the public view. As a result, the garage is … Read more

How to Make a Fairy Flower Wand

The other day I made a sweet little fairy wand, a tulle wand, and showed you how to make a tulle pom pom. I had some left over materials, so I decided to make a flower fairy one. Again, this type of wand (at least the way I made it) is meant for older kids … Read more

How to make a {Girly} purse

A few weeks ago I was signed up for a Christmas stocking exchange with another blogger. Part of the rules (which I made myself and started to regret) was that you needed to be creative in your stocking….you could glue it, iron it, sew it, but you had to incorporate some sort of “making” it. … Read more

How to make a Christmas Hair Bow Holder

The other night I went out and bought some Christmas crafts with full intentions on making a stand up ribbon Christmas tree with a Styrofoam cone. Then I had trouble figuring out how to wrap it with fancy paper how I wanted and thought…ok, what else can i do with this ribbon. Here is what … Read more

How to make a hairbow holder

This super easy Hair Accessory Organizer DIY is a must have for any little girl. I use this often to keep ponytail holders (pony-O’s), hair-bows and headbands in one neat place. Scroll down to the bottom to get a Printable Version of this DIY  !    Before you get started! If you need a great place … Read more

How to make a Tulle Wand

After doing the post on how to make a fairy wand, I had extra materials that I had bought in preparation and decided to make a tulle wand. Here is a how to make a tulle wand tutorial and a few do it yourself directions that will hopefully inspire you to create for Christmas or … Read more

How to make a tutu…for your kitten.

How to make a tutu…for your kitten! Yes, I am that cruel. And bored. Plus I have 6 rescue cats and they keep tearing up my stuff, so I like to torture them with love on occasion.  First, if you don’t know how to make a tutu, I have instructions there. The only difference in … Read more

Charlotte’s Wall Mural…Remodeling continues

As you know over here in my house we have been doing some lifestyle household remodeling upgrades. Or redecorating rather. Now that I have moved on mostly from the living room (atleast I will if my DH every gets the shelf I bought on the wall), we are now onto (into?) Charlotte’s room. Yesterday, I … Read more

Mardi Gras Mask Craft Idea

Fresh off our stint to Bloggers on Bourbon, I had some crafts available at my house (cause we forgot to do them in the whirlwind of our trip) and last night my family settled down to do a “Make a Mardi Gras Mask” session. This is a cheap and easy craft to make with your … Read more