Momspiration Monday

Tutorials galore!

Make It & Love It has a great collection of sewing tutorials, along with some basic sewing techniques.

Wool and the Gang has a set of Knitting Video Tutorials for beginners. Head over to Do You Mind If I Knit for a basic lesson in crochet. If you are serious about learning, I highly recommend the books Knitters Companion and Crocheters Companion. I never go anywhere without these visual reference guides.

My 3 Boybarians has a tutorial series to help us take better photos.

Saving by Making is doing a series called 31 Days to a Handmade Quilt.

Centsational Girl shows us how to paint our own furniture.

Organizing Made Fun has a series called 31 Days to Cheaply Organize Your Home. More on organizing from Imperfect Homemaking.

Easy DIY Gumball Machine

Here’s a great DIY for the holidays. Head over to Dandelions & Dust Bunnies to see her handmade Gumball Machine. Created by using a dollar store glass bowl and terra cotta pot + a little spray paint. This would be great painted up in a fall or winter theme with coordinating candy inside!

Old Board Book Turned Portable Chalkboard!

Take a little chalkboard paint and an old board book and make a portable chalkboard – perfect for road trips. Oh Dee Doh shows us how she did it. You can buy chalkboard paint at most retail stores that sell paint, or head over HERE to learn how you can make it yourself!

Free Printable Haunted House Template

Visit Just Something I Made for a free template to make your own Hauntie House out of scrapbook paper and a flameless tealight candle.

Scroll through THESE posts for more Halloween ideas.  Or check out my 100 Days of Christmas series too :)  Subscribe HERE to receive free email alerts.

Easy and Frugal DIY Kids Art Desk

One of my favorite bloggers has a tutorial for making this ingenious flip down art desk for kids!  Visit Ana White for the details.