Monday, May 27, 2024

50+ Apron Patterns to Make (The BEST Sewing Patterns)

Make a new custom apron with one of these awesome 50+ apron patterns.

We have the perfect type of apron for any style from half-apron patterns to modern cross back styles.

Find your next sewing project to protect your clothes while cooking, baking, or working.


After seeing these cute patterns you will want a new apron. Take your pick from the best apron patterns to sew. Featured are free patterns and others to purchase. A little bit of everything.

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Thursday, May 23, 2024

The BEST Missionary Gift Ideas (50+ Meaningful Gifts)

Find the perfect gift for your missionary with this complete gift guide.

With over 50 gift ideas, you're sure to find an ideal gift to give for Christmas, birthdays or just because.
 collage of gift ideas for missionaries

My son is serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He left for his missionary service in Nov 2023. 

So far it has been an amazing experience both for him and for us at home.

My focus has shifted more to missionary work than ever before. Part of that is finding ways to support and encourage my son, as well as all the missionaries I know. 

This happens in lots of ways, many personal and private ways. But one of the fun ways that I enjoy sharing on the blog has been to share the care packages I've sent him.

My favorite so far was to send a Star Wars care package. Find more care package ideas at the end of the post.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

How to Make Paper Flowers (Easy DIY Craft Tutorial)

Hi friends, it's Natalie from Doodlecraft teaching how to make paper flowers for the perfect home decor, parties, events or big backdrops!

Paper flowers are a fun and versatile craft, they can be made any color to suit any occasion, event or home decor.

This fun and simple craft requires no fancy tools...just scissors and hot glue. It can be adapted to the tools you have too and make it easier to mass produce, scale the size or make it easy for a group of people to assemble.

diy paper flowers

I love paper flowers--they are my favorite things. I have really bad flower allergies, my reactions are body aches and I think I'm coming down with the flu--when in reality I just need to toss the bouquet of flowers I was gifted.

Because I love the cheeriness and look of flowers but can't handle the smell, I love to DIY handmade flowers.

I'm showing how to make them with regular piece of paper because it's an easy access supply...and you can embellish or use whatever you have to make them wonderful!

how to make paper flowers