DIY::33 Easy & Adorable Advent Calendars && I was thinking that for my future kids i could do something like he matchox one and put craft ideas, fun days, trips, etc. in it :)
"It was tough trying to find the right technique to make the sequins stay on the pumpkin once I glued them. I tried cleaning the pumpkin, putting groves in it, different types of glues — finally the stapler came to mind!"
printable cross stitch grid - useful for charting your own designs, samplers and personalising a pattern!
Pretty flowers in tea tins.
Cute Cross Stitch Hoops. Love the whale and pea pod!
My. Daily. Randomness.: 1 Year House Anniversary // My Favourite Home Projects to Date
Focus on Finishing | cross stitch finishing tutorials by Anne S (this is not Vonna or Lody Stewart, but is a really great site) Also has links to other tutorial sites. Updated Jan 2014.
Clear, well written instructions with illustrations and a beautiful result. Sew Sweet Violet: My first tutorial :: Cross stitching on linen
Dishfunctional Designs: Painted Cross Stitch Wall Mural "cross stitch idea from Dutch artist Eline Pellinkhof, who recreated a cross stitch -in grandiose style using a simple grid technique."
Storyland Cross Stitch - Enchanted Forest Hoop Cluster ... I love Sophie's cross stitch patterns!