Category: Craft Projects

Best of 2014 – 2 Year Anniversary

Best of 2014 – 2 Year Anniversary

Well, here we are. Today is the 2 year blogiversary of Sometimes Homemade. Like anything to do with time, in some cases it seems longer and in some cases it’s flown by! I did a few less home improvement projects and a few more crafts this year, not on purpose just based on what was

DIY Kitchen Towels

DIY Kitchen Towels

These easy to make diy kitchen towels are an inexpensive gift you can personalize in so many unique ways. Last Christmas, I made some kitchen towels for my mom personalized with my grandmother’s handwritten recipes. It’s become a very popular post here, especially around gift giving holidays. As I was creating my recent gift guides for

DIY Custom Burp Cloths

DIY Custom Burp Cloths

DIY custom burp cloths are a great personalized baby gift. Using cloth diapers and fabric of your choice, these will be a new mom’s go-to for the diaper bag. When I was expecting Carter, I got a tip from a few mom friends who said that the best burp cloths were cloth diapers. They are

Lego Star Wars Stormtrooper Birthday Shirt – (Free Printable)

Lego Star Wars Stormtrooper Birthday Shirt – (Free Printable)

The birthday shirt tradition continues! For Carter, Lego and Star Wars is a combo much like chocolate and peanut butter is for me… perfection! This Lego Star Wars Stormtrooper birthday shirt was a big hit for his 6th birthday! A search for Lego Star Wars shirts brought me to a post on a Star Wars

FREE 1st Day of School Printables

FREE 1st Day of School Printables

‘Tis the back to school season and that means adorable first day of school pictures. Here’s a round up of some of the best FREE 1st day of school printables. Carter started Kindergarten last week. Unfortunately it rained cats and dogs on the first day of school, so it was tough to get a good

LEGO Travel Kit

LEGO Travel Kit

This LEGO travel kit is a perfect way to keep your Lego lover entertained on a long car trip or plane ride. If you follow me on Instagram, you know we recently took a family vacation to Colorado. This is about a 650 mile drive from Des Moines to our first destination in Denver. If

USA Rocks T-Shirt – Iron-on Transfer

USA Rocks T-Shirt – Iron-on Transfer

Make your own USA Rocks T-shirt using an iron-on heat transfer. It’s an easy way to make a custom t-shirt to celebrate the 4th of July or other patriotic holidays.   For the 2nd year in a row, I made Carter a custom patriotic shirt for the 4th of July. Last year I used a

DIY Vintage Patriotic T-Shirt

DIY Vintage Patriotic T-Shirt

Last year I made some patriotic shirts for Carter and I to wear on the 4th of July using a bleach pen technique. (No, they were not matchy matchy!) This year, for mine, I decided to try my hand at a DIY vintage t-shirt look using fabric paint and… wait for it… plastic wrap! It

How to Turn Clip-On Earrings Into Pierced Earrings

How to Turn Clip-On Earrings Into Pierced Earrings

If you have vintage or other clip-on earrings, you can easily turn them into post style earrings for pierced ears. Here are step-by step instructions for this quick and easy project. When we were with my husband’s family over Thanksgiving, my husband’s step-mom pulled out boxes and boxes of vintage jewelry that had belonged to

Custom Recipe Box using Wood Branding Letters

Custom Recipe Box using Wood Branding Letters

Make a custom recipe box to store your favorite and handed down recipes in a stylish and personalized box. I used a wood burner and some stain for this quick project!   As time goes on I cook (when I cook) pretty often from recipes on my iPad that I’ve found on my favorite recipe