Simple Easter Crafts for Kids: Milk Paint Wooden Eggs

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Are you looking for a simple Easter craft project for kids?  Here is a quick and easy tutorial on how to paint wooden eggs using all natural, non-toxic milk paint. These colorful eggs are perfect for Easter baskets, play kitchens or as a colorful accent in any room year round. Milk Paint wooden eggs have a long lasting beautiful, natural finish that allows them to be used year after year for family egg hunts and hours of pretend play. [Read more...]

Featured on Bliss Cocotte!

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I love it when my customers show off their creativity and share their projects! Recently, Maeva from Bliss Cocotte, a wonderfully creative French blog, wrote a series of blog posts about some Montessori/Waldorf-inspired toys she made using supplies she purchased from Snuggly Monkey. [Read more...]

Valentines’ Day Gift Bag Tutorial

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Here is a quick and easy gift bag tutorial on how to make these Valentine’s Day treat bags. I used them to wrap up special Valentine’s Day treats, but they could easily be used as wedding favors or for bridal or baby showers, birthday goodie bags or anytime you need a pretty and simple packaging idea! [Read more...]

#thegreatfabricdestash

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Did you hear about #thegreatfabricdestash that happened on Instagram a few weeks ago? I had no idea what was going on until I was browsing my IG feed on the evening of January 15th when I noticed a bunch of folks posting images of gorgeous fabric.  It took me a few minutes to figure out what was going on, but as soon as I did my plans to head to bed early flew right out the window! [Read more...]

MQG Riley Blake Challenge

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The February 17th deadline for the 3rd Annual Modern Quilt Guild (MQG) Fabric Challenge sponsored by Riley Blake is quickly approaching. I signed up for the challenge through the Triangle Modern Quilt Guild last summer, and received my fabric in October.  Then I took a couple of months to think things over … and finally got to work in the beginning of January. [Read more...]

The New Addition: A Featherweight Sewing Machine!

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I will admit that the show Storage Wars is one of my guilty pleasures. I love seeing what treasures are unearthed in grubby storage bins. Thankfully I’ve been able to control my impulses to attend storage auctions and bid outrageous amounts of money on what will likely be old, dusty junk, but I did recently benefit from someone else’s storage bin salvage. [Read more...]