November 29 ~ Laugh

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We could all use a good Laugh every now and then! Enjoy today’s whimsical features & bring a smile to your day…

Make It

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Lisa’s seven year old created this Silly Moustache in less than 30 minutes. Find the tutorial at 5 Orange Potatoes, and make one for everyone in the family!
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Andie shows you how to make these Chocolate Chip Cookies at American Felt and Craft. You can also find free patterns for felt cherry pie, cut veggies & salty crackers in her right sidebar.
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Make Elmo & Cookie Monster with giant pom poms and Joanne’s tutorial at Craft Passion. (Just don’t forget to make some chocolate chip cookies for Cookie Monster!)
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We couldn’t stop at dessert. Make an entire Felt Brown Bag Lunch with Cindy’s tutorial at Skip to My Lou. Cindy adds, “…The felt bag I made is the same technique I use when I make an oilcloth lunch sack for adults. It is just so simple and makes a quick but great gift.”
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Here’s another fun tutorial from Lisa at 5 Orange Potatoes for Get Well Gremlins.
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Megan at plumpudding shows you how to make a Candy Wrapper Belt!

You might also enjoy these related tutorials from the SMS archives: Whimsy, Soft Toys & Games, Whimsical Gifts, Child’s Tent, Spring Chicken, Secret Pocket Eggs, Fabric Mobile, Woodland Ornaments

Here are just a handful of fabrics we love for some of these projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:

Amy’s choice Alissa’s choice Kristin’s choice
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Buy It

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We like the reminder on this Life’s Lessons Necklace from Susan K. Jewelry. You can find a wide selection of jewelry in the shop, including customized, hand stamped pieces like the necklace you can WIN today (below). Susan K. Jewelry is offering free worldwide shipping through Cyber Monday.

Mix It

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This “classic New England ‘delicacy’” from Jan is just plain fun. Jan shares the batter-stained, family favorite Whoopie Pie Recipe at Be*mused. Thanks for whipping up a batch for us, Jan!

Print It

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We shared a link to The Toymaker last year, but this wonderful site is worth a reminder! Marilyn shares everything from paperdolls to gift boxes, from race cars to math toys. There’s also a large holiday section for you to explore.

Win It

Tweet #handmadeholidays anytime this week for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew!

Comment in today’s post for a chance to win one of these great prizes. The winners will be announced on Friday. Visit our prize list to see some of the other great giveaways this month.

By Rebecca Yaker, Patricia Hoskins

(Storey Publishing, $20.95, ISBN: 978-1-60342-449-3)

From the Publisher:

Look at all you can make with just one yard of fabric! 101 fun and stylish sewing projects range from clothes and accessories to toys, pet beds, baby items, bags, home décor, and much more. All projects require no more than a single yard of fabric, and most can be completed in just a few hours. Simple step-by-step instructions, plus templates and pattern pieces where needed, make it easy to create something wonderful!

From the Designer:

This necklace is made with two 1/2″ fine silver discs custom stamped with your name around the bottom as shown. Finished with a satin brushed finish and hanging on a box chain. The dangle is extra depending on the gem. The sample shows a ruby gem drop. Price includes the two discs and chain.
Your choice of 16″ or 18″ chain.

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More Handmade Holiday Ideas (& don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool!)
28 ~ Wrap & Present
27 ~ Work
26 ~ Remember
25 ~ Teach & Learn
24 ~ Meow & Woof
23 ~ Smell
22 ~ Count
21 ~ Bake
20 ~ Rock
19 ~ Organize
18 ~ Write
17 ~ Tote
16 ~ Frame
15 ~ Celebrate
14 ~ Shop
13 ~ Go
12 ~ Clean & Tidy
11 ~ Pamper
10 ~ Craft
9 ~ Play
8 ~ Deck the Halls
7 ~ Exercise
6 ~ Sit Back & Relax
5 ~ Read
4 ~ Go Green
3 ~ Sleep
2 ~ Adorn
1 ~ Wear


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508 Responses to November 29 ~ Laugh

  1. Laura Reich says:

    Oh, I’ve been wanting to get my hands on One Yard Wonders!

  2. JJ says:

    I want to make one of everything on this page!

  3. alli b says:

    i love one yard wonders.

    the toymaker is amazing. thanks for the reminder!

  4. Heather says:

    The paper toys from Toymaker are fantastic! Can’t wait to go Bunny Bowling.

  5. Suzy says:

    Great ideas!

  6. Lauren says:

    If I don’t happen to win the One Yard Wonders book it will definitely become a must-have on my christmas wish list!

  7. Liz says:

    I love the felt moustache and the bag of food! Fantastic.

  8. Chacoy says:

    Maybe me and the Gremlin can have a sack lunch and cookies later for dessert:)
    Love it!!

  9. Cheryl says:

    Oh, that mustache!

  10. susan mzf says:

    that felt food is just too cute! yummy!

  11. Katie says:

    I’d love that one yard wonders book!

  12. Fun ideas! I love the felt food!

  13. Marguerite says:

    Oooh one yard wonders! Excellent!

  14. Heather S. says:

    How great are those necklaces! Love ‘em.

  15. jeanette says:

    I would love to win that necklace!!! Thanks a lot for the wonderful ideas, every day.

  16. Katie Wilson says:

    Would love to win the one yard wonders book…looks cool!

  17. Erin says:

    I recently started making some felt food and will enjoy adding these tutorials to my collection!

  18. One Yard Wonders is at the top of my wish list! So awesome.

  19. lomagirl says:

    Whoopie pies are super fun. The mustaches remind me of a book I bought a few years ago. It came with a fake mustache/beard, I think.

  20. Sherrie Smith says:

    The felt lunch is very cute.

    The One Yard Wonders book is actually on my Christmas wish list this year. :-)

  21. Sara says:

    The felt food is adorable – looks so yummy!

  22. Jennifer O. says:

    I love the felt food!

  23. Jessica T says:

    Everyone is going to get mustaches in their stocking this year, those are just too cute! Those would be a nice little gift to tuck into a Christmas card as well.

  24. Julie says:

    Ooh, what a great book!

    I’ve been making felt food like mad lately: an entire breakfast set, with pancakes, eggs, bacon, toast and poptarts, as well as cookies. Yum! Now I want a sandwich set, too!

  25. Morgan says:

    The other book I want from Santa! I think I see some felt food sets showing up under my tree for some good little children!

  26. Tammy says:

    I love the felt foods/”paper” bag! Too cute!

  27. Allison says:

    ooh, those whoopie pies look great! i’d love to try out some projects from the one yard wonders book.

  28. Bron says:

    Pick me what fun I could have with these…

  29. tara says:

    these are wonderful! thank you!

  30. Anna says:

    Love the cookies!

  31. Tahnee says:

    I’ve just finished a felt sandwich for my 2yr old for Christmas from another blog fave, so Cindy’s brown bag is perfect timing!! Have been eyeing off this book… would love to win!

  32. Sarah Lorde says:

    Oooh whoopie pies!

  33. Ticia says:

    I love the felt sandwich set. Hope I win One Yard Wonders.

  34. Katie says:

    That book looks great! So much cute fabric, so little time.

  35. Bekah says:

    I love whoopie pies!! Thanks again

  36. Aimee says:

    Oh, I had forgotten about the Toymaker. Thanks for the reminder! I LOVE that mustache!!! I think my boys need some in their stockings!

  37. Becky says:

    Totally loving the Cookies for Cookie Monster!!
    This has been such a great month of ideas! Thank you!

  38. Christina says:

    My little girl is obsessed with cookies lately. I think I’ll make her some felt cookies as one of her Christmas presents. Thank you so much for the tutorial!

  39. Tabitha says:

    Very excited about the prize today! The monster and the mustache are awesome!

  40. Missie says:

    Lovin’ it yet again!

  41. lisap says:

    That book is at the top of my list! Every sewy-type person would benefit from it!! Good luck to everyone!!!

  42. Lynne in NC says:

    Yum! whoopie pies. Lots of laughs to be had with all the fun things to make. Thanks for the great ideas.

  43. Ellen says:

    What a kick! Those chocolate chip cookies are so fun. Another wonderful & generous giveaway. :)

  44. Jen L says:

    Awesome
    Jen

  45. Grace Wong says:

    i love felt food!

  46. amanda says:

    CUTE play food! And we love whoopie pies. Those could be dangerous around here.

  47. Michele says:

    What great ideas for the kids on my Christmas list…now all I need is more crafting time!

  48. sy says:

    pom pom elmo is so cute

  49. Sarah says:

    Love the moustache! I would make a handful in different styles – handlebar, fu-manchu, chaplin, etc. I could see a great family portrait with everyone wearing one!

  50. Sarah says:

    Love the moustache! Too cute!

  51. Valerie says:

    Oooh! I can’t wait to make the whooopie pies!

  52. Kirsten says:

    I love the mustache!

  53. Mamatini says:

    The monster would be so cute for both my little girls! Love the book.

  54. shannon says:

    the felt brown bag lunch is simply irresistible!

  55. Hilary says:

    I like all the felt food!

  56. Anne S. says:

    I am totally gonna make some whoopie pies this week!

  57. Victoria says:

    Too cute! I just love a fake moustache…a real one too! :)

  58. Fiona says:

    Would love a copy of that book!

  59. Sarah says:

    Mmmmm, whoopie pies…and I really want that book!! Fun ideas!

  60. Krystina says:

    great ideas on this page. Love any project that takes only 15 minutes!

  61. Kathleen says:

    What great projects! Thank you to the many crafters who share their talents, and to you for facilitating and helping them inspire us! Happy Holidays!

  62. I looove felt food – the lunchbag is gorgeous.

  63. Christina says:

    oh I LOVE the cookies and the brown bag lunch!

  64. Judi B says:

    Love the felt foodie ideas. TOO CUTE!

  65. Erin Compton says:

    I love the felt brown bag lunch. And I have had One Yard Wonders on my wish list for some time now!

  66. Monica A says:

    I love the toymaker site!

  67. Serena says:

    Oooh, love the felt chocolate chip cookies!

  68. Kirsten says:

    Awesome ideas!

  69. dorothy says:

    The chocolate chip cookies are awesome.

  70. mara says:

    Hm, I made need a moustache just for sitting around the house. Too cute!

  71. Cara says:

    Oh, I love the Elmo and Cookie monster pom poms!

  72. Lisa says:

    The felt foods look so cute. I want to make a whole bunch of these for my son.

  73. marie b says:

    I’m intrigued by the candy wrapper belt…

  74. Leslie says:

    Cute ideas.

  75. Gwen says:

    The cookies are adorable!

  76. Roxanne says:

    so cute!

  77. There is nothing funnier than a Moustache!

  78. stephanie says:

    the moustache is hilarious!

  79. Somer says:

    I love that monster.

  80. I want to make those whoopie pies right NOW!

  81. Andee says:

    I need a a get well monster! Cute list.

  82. MaryAnn says:

    Another list of great things to make. I love them all.

  83. jeanne reynen says:

    I’ve quite enjoyed this month of special projects–so much inspiration. Thank you!

  84. Count me in. I need to get back to my sewing machine. I’ve been knee deep in pie all week.

  85. Sara L. says:

    So many projects, so little time! Thanks for all of these tutorials!

  86. Crystal says:

    I would love that book.

  87. Kayduh says:

    Such cute ideas!

  88. whitney says:

    I love love love whoopie pies! Can’t wait to try this recipe.

  89. Charlotte says:

    Awesome stuff!

  90. Desiree says:

    I love that little gremlin softie! He is adorable.

  91. Danielle says:

    i love the little fake mustaches. so going to make those!

  92. Steph W says:

    What a great spirit of whimsy to add to this month’s delights!

  93. Lisa says:

    love that necklace, and my daughter immediately climbed on my lap and started pointing at all of the sweet things she likes – the mustache and gremlin are hits with her.

  94. christy says:

    oooh! That book is from Crafty Planet in our hometown: minneapolis! yay! (and I don’t have it yet!)

  95. Andi says:

    cute felt food!

  96. Ellen says:

    I LOVE the cookie monster!!!!

  97. Mette says:

    I especially like the little not-so-scary gremlins. Just HAVE to make one for my nephew when he is born :-)

  98. susan hwang says:

    All this food is making me hungry! Love the great ideas as always :)

  99. ahk says:

    Love the calorie-free felt food!

  100. Lindsey says:

    what cute ideas…I love the book though.

  101. Teresa says:

    Please, please, please I want this book!!! Thanks for the offer!

  102. Megan says:

    felted food is seriously the most adorable thing ever.

  103. Nichole says:

    Love these fun gift ideas! Thanks for a great month SMS!

  104. LisaAlso says:

    Candy wrapper belt!! Does this mean I get to eat the candy first?? Gotta have it!

  105. Gwyneth says:

    the felt lunch is adorable!

  106. Stephanie says:

    Cute! I love making felt food for kids in the family.

  107. Carrie says:

    I love those mustaches. I made some like it for a birthday. Big hit!

  108. Alissa says:

    This is a fabulous resource for a bazillion ideas. you literally saved my holiday. I am bookmarking to come back in the middle of the year for birthday gift ideas, new projects, etc. Now to just narrow down the possibilities and get crackin’ on something in time for the holidays.

  109. Sarah G says:

    One yard wonders?? Sounds amazing!

  110. qsogirl says:

    i love felt food. one of these days, i’m going to whip some up for my hopefully future children ;-)

    and i would *love* to win that book!!

  111. Krista says:

    i would love to make the felt food, but i wonder if the kiddies are too old for it…hhhmmmm. count me in for that book. i love projects that don’t require much fabric. :)

  112. I love the fake moustache!

  113. BrookebRbROOKE says:

    fUN! lOVE WOOPIE PIES! cAN’T WAIT TO PRINT OUT SOME TOYS TOO!

  114. Julia says:

    One Yard Wonders looks like such a fun book!

  115. Sonya says:

    I love the toymaker site! Thanks for sharing.

  116. Vicki says:

    Love the felt food and candy wrapper belt! More great picks for today:)

  117. lisa says:

    Love, love, love all of the ideas!!!!! I want to make them all!! Keep it coming! I already have a hard time choosing what to make first!

  118. Elaine says:

    Can’t wait to take a look at the book!

  119. Deb says:

    Oh my, the Elmo and Cookie Monster pom poms are wonderful! Just too cute!

  120. Andrea says:

    I’m enjoying The Toy Maker site! Thanks.

  121. Raheli says:

    Whoopie Pies are my favorite! Thanks for the recipe

  122. Bethany says:

    I love the felt cookies! Such a cute idea.

  123. Tara says:

    My daughter would love te felt food! And the real Whoopie Pies!

  124. Lori Kay says:

    I love the mustache! Great photo ops with something like that!

  125. Zie says:

    What a fantastic series. Thanks SewMamaSew

  126. I might just make that mustache!

  127. Alexa says:

    cute gremlin, will give it a try!

  128. Sheetal says:

    oh please, please, please let me win todays giveaway!!!!

  129. nilly ofan says:

    so many fun projects. great!

  130. Toya McClurkan says:

    felt food! what fun!

  131. Amy says:

    Play food is so much fun! I love the lunch bag!

  132. Joanna says:

    how cute is the Felt Brown Bag Lunch!!!!
    Thanks for another great giveaway!!

  133. Jaana says:

    These are the right kind of chocolate chip cookies for me. The felted ones! They leave no love handles :)

  134. jenn says:

    i love all the ideas for handmade items… i’m excited to have a handmade holiday!! keep the ideas coming!

  135. Amy says:

    Hahaha! What fun ideas today! Everyone can use a laugh :-)

  136. christy says:

    oh I’m lov’n the book and the necklace!

  137. Dani says:

    In our house, Dad has a moustache and a goatee to help keep his face warm! I think we will have to make some of these silly moustaches and surprise him when he comes home some night!

  138. Angela says:

    I want to win!

  139. Monica says:

    Love the candy wrapper belt.

  140. sherry says:

    cute ideas! Great book and love the jewelry.

  141. Michelle says:

    I just love felt food, and the knit gremlins are very cute. Thanks for everything, too bad tomorrow is the end of November.

  142. Kym says:

    So many fun ideas here. What’s not to love about fake mustaches and felt food??

  143. I would LOVE that book!

  144. ~Helena~ says:

    Such fun ideas. Gonna have to whip up some whoopie pies for the kids.

  145. Debra says:

    All of these are so cute, I especially like the pom Elmo!

  146. Susanne says:

    Love that felt food!

  147. OHSue says:

    I think I better make me some whoopie pies, what fun they sound like. I remember these as a kid.

  148. Joanna says:

    I’ve wanted a necklace with my kids’ names on it for some time now! I’m loving all the felt fun!

  149. Liesl says:

    Cute stuff!

  150. Nicole says:

    Love the Gremlin, Elmo and the Cookie Monster!

  151. Sorahart says:

    Felt food is a much safer alternative for my baby who tries to eat everything!

  152. sonya says:

    so so cute!
    great ideas!

  153. Tina Mackey says:

    The candy wrapper belt is too cute!

  154. Abbi says:

    Those are some fun ideas! That one yard of fabric book sounds neat too.

  155. Michelle Prz says:

    I L-O-V-E the felt bag lunch!!! How adorable and creative! My daughter would have a blast with that. Let’s add that to my list!

  156. Lisa Berends says:

    Love the cookie monster and elmo. My kids LOVE sesame street!

  157. jackie says:

    i love the felt moustaches and felt food!

  158. Tabitha says:

    I’m a sucker for the toy food – cute ideas!

  159. Gretel says:

    All very very cute!!!

  160. Emily says:

    Love the Get Well Gremlins… I know just who one would be great for!

  161. Megan says:

    Fun ideas!

  162. Fawn says:

    Neato ideas, thanks!

  163. Thanks for the link to another delicious recipe–can’t wait to make some whoopie pies!

  164. Paige says:

    My son would love those felt cookies…and they’d be much less messy that real ones! Thanks for the great ideas!

  165. Tammy says:

    Fun stuff today…Thanks!

  166. Jennifer says:

    pretty

  167. Nicole L. says:

    Love the link for the felt food. I have made some but an always looking for new ideas! Love the fake mustache and also the book about fabric. I always have a ton laying around my house.

  168. brittany says:

    i would love a book all about one-yard-wonders! thanks for all the links!

  169. cynthia says:

    Yum Whoopie Pies! Love Elmo and Cookie
    Cynthia

  170. Kirsten says:

    Thanks for sharing the Toymaker site. I can hardly wait for the paper doll fun around here!

    I really want this book (how many one-yard cuts of beautiful fabric do I have? Crazy) and the necklace is just lovely. Thanks for the fab giveaways.

  171. Shannnon F. says:

    I have visions of my family taking Christmas pictures with the moustaches.

  172. What fun projects!

  173. Ellyn says:

    love the felt lunch bag & food! Do you think my 13 year old would notice if I sent that to school one day instead of the usual fare?

  174. bess says:

    love those gremlins!

  175. Emily says:

    i keep seeing that “one yard wonders” book and thinking that i need to get it! i love the projects–the felt foods are definitely something i’ll be making for my son!

  176. Kathleen says:

    Felt mustache is better than finger one !

  177. Melani says:

    Thanks for the candy wrapper belt tutorial! It looks like fun!

  178. Alexis says:

    Nice mustache!

  179. Brinn says:

    Wow, I think I love everything on this list. So cute! I especially love the mustache. : )

  180. Anna says:

    I ADORE the gremlin, and plan to make them for my triplets for Christmas!! The stamped necklace goes on my list :) Thank you!

  181. Rhiannon says:

    I love those felt mustaches so much!

  182. Rebecca says:

    Love the toymaker website. Thanks.

  183. Grace says:

    love the ‘stashe!

  184. Mama Lusco says:

    The Whoopie Pies look amazing!

  185. April says:

    Everyone needs a fake mustache.

  186. DebbieKL says:

    The Gremlin Softies are so cute!

  187. Liz says:

    How did these peeps become so creative? Great ideas. Thank you for posting all of them so we can convientyly access them!

  188. kim says:

    the mustache is great!!

  189. Jeanelle says:

    The continued inspiration is just fabulous!!!! I need me some whoopie pies!

  190. Bettina Groh says:

    7 year olds never have too many belts .. especially when they have to find the ones they already have…so I’ll be making more!
    Love the stamped necklaces !I want one!

  191. Alexandra says:

    The fake mustache is very cute!

  192. Ellen says:

    I love that brown bag lunch!

  193. Emily V says:

    Ha! The moustache cracks me up! No kids old enough for them, but my husband might smile at one in his stocking. Hehe.

  194. Rachelle says:

    These look like fun projects and I just bought a bunch of felt on black friday. OOOhhh I want that book. Looks so great!!!

  195. Elle says:

    Fun ideas! But I want those whoopie pies!!!

  196. Livvie says:

    I love the felt lunch and cookies!

  197. tara says:

    So many good ideas, so little time! Love the Handmade Holidays posts!

  198. Jill D says:

    Ok, everyone will be getting a fake mustache in their stocking this year!

  199. love the print-it paper toy ideas and the whoopie pies!

  200. Laura says:

    I can’t wait to make some felt food:)

  201. Anne Marie says:

    This is great – love all the ideas.

  202. kelly O! says:

    Definitely making felt food this year. Thanks for the great tute!

  203. Kate says:

    I like the felt cookies, perfect for my daughter’s tea parties!
    K

  204. bex says:

    Everyone needs a moustache.

  205. Rachel says:

    Whoopie pies were my absolute favorite cookies at Christmas growing-up!

  206. Sarah says:

    Love the moustache and the whoopie pies!

  207. Rebecca says:

    Love the moustache, perfect gift for my nephew!

  208. Kelly says:

    So many great ideas today! Thank You!

  209. alison says:

    Love the felt food ideas!

  210. So many funny ideas!

  211. Angela says:

    I would LOVE to win this book!!!

  212. Crystal says:

    Whoopie!

  213. crazyestonian says:

    Timely reminder of the Toymaker website! I just got a new printer :D

  214. Cynthia says:

    What fun ideas!

  215. Greta says:

    I haven’t had whoopie pies since I was little! Thanks so much for the recipe (and for the adorable fake treats, too)! Such fun and inspiration. Much love and aloha!

  216. Bunny says:

    Oh I love the Toymaker! It is one of my favourite papercraft sites.

  217. Caitlin T. says:

    so glad to see whoopie pies! yum!

  218. Tayla B says:

    The picture of the Elmo and cookie monster projects almost looks as if Elmo is holding his own head! lol but I think they are adorable and would make great gifts. And the felt lunch pack is also very cute! Thanks for sharing!

  219. Bethany says:

    ohh I love being silly!!!

  220. Angela says:

    HAHAHA! Love these projects. I’m so glad that you posted the candy bar wrapper belt link. I’ve been saving coffee bags for this, and I couldn’t remember where I saw it! Thanks for the giveaway. You guys are awesome!!!

  221. Cynthia I says:

    Love the felt food. My kids love those. Now to find the time to make all of these wonderful ideas! Thank you.

  222. Liz says:

    haha, those muppets are too much!

  223. Helen says:

    We are getting too close to the end of the month… wish these ideas could go on forever.

  224. Salihan says:

    That silly moustache is on my to-do list! So funny.

  225. bravoooo!

  226. Kristin says:

    love the irony of a belt made out of candy wrappers!

  227. Christie says:

    Awesome felt food ideas, as well as the softie! This book is on my wishlist – I’d love to win it!

  228. Dacia says:

    what a fun day! I agree, everyone needs a good laugh, at least once a day. All of todays items would bring a smile to the face! Thanks again for more wonderful ideas!

  229. katie says:

    I’ve got so many one yard cuts, would love to add one-yard wonders to my library.

  230. craftytammie says:

    that is so fun! I love the moustache. and I’ve always wanted to make a felt lunch!

  231. Sonicka says:

    I think my girl would like a candy wrapper belt! Now to find and consume all the pink candy I can find…

  232. Laura says:

    Would love that book! Gremlin Softies are really cute.

  233. Lynn says:

    I have been browing all the handmade holiday ideas…I will be busy making some of the fabulous projects! Thanks :-)

  234. Sonya M says:

    I’ve wanted to make felt food ever since I discovered the little cuties on Etsy, I’m glad you found some tutorials for us all! The book sounds great! Hope to win it!

  235. Becky says:

    LOVE the felt food ideas!

  236. Sabrina says:

    Great ideas! Thanks for putting it together.

  237. Katie says:

    Cool – I was just checking out this book in the store the other day. It looks like a really good one with lots of patterns. I’d love to win it!

  238. Candace says:

    What cute stuff! I need to get working on some of these for gifties for my kids.

  239. Ann says:

    Would love to win this one! The fun ideas did make me laugh.

  240. mommymae says:

    my kids would love to make those moustaches

  241. Shirley says:

    Whoopie Pies! Looking forward to trying that one out.

  242. Amanda says:

    The felt food is so cute. I will have to make some.

  243. Shanna says:

    I love whoopie pies, I haven’t had a proper one since my college roommate moved away. She was from Pennsylvania and her mom made to-die-for whoopie pies. Yum, good memories. I’ll have to try this recipe.

  244. Sarah says:

    Eeek, so cute with the felt food!

  245. ~Heather says:

    I’ve been wanting to make one of Lisa’s moustaches for months now. I think we’ll have moustaches in this year’s stockings. ~H

  246. Kaye Prince says:

    That moustache is so great – I really did laugh out loud!

  247. Alex says:

    I’m making some things for a dress up/pretend box, and that mustache is a must for my son!! :) too funny.

  248. jessi says:

    Love the felt lunch!

  249. Kristin Clewell says:

    I love felt food!

  250. Junglewife says:

    I love Whoopie pies and am always looking for a good recipe! Also, my girls would love those Cookie Monster & elmo pom poms!

  251. Emily Cole says:

    Great ideas for kids! I think I shall make a few mustaches for my kids’ school dress-up bins!

  252. jules says:

    looks just like elmo!!

  253. Casey says:

    such fun ideas!

  254. Kimberly says:

    Love the felt food.

  255. Tanya says:

    Love the felt food, adorable!

  256. Dani says:

    Thanks so much for these gift guides! I’m scrambling now for last minute gifts-to-make, and all of these lists have so many quick but beautiful and thoughtful ideas – thanks! :)

  257. Brooke says:

    those felt food ideas are great! I totally need to make that for my niece and nephew that have everything.

  258. Rachel B says:

    Whoopie pies and candy wrapper belts, the kids will be in heaven.

  259. kristine says:

    I love that mustache!

  260. Chrissy says:

    What great ideas!

  261. Rachel says:

    oooooh…. that’s a book I’ve been wishing for!

  262. Julia M. in MI says:

    Cute mustache, and fun food for kids. Thanks for the fun tutes.

  263. Wendy D. P. says:

    So cute! Such wonderful ideas!

  264. Beth says:

    Love the laugh theme!

  265. lili says:

    I don’t know what looks tastier, the whoopie pies or the felt lunch!

  266. Jo says:

    Ohhh I’ve been eying up that book for ages!!!! I hope I win!!!!! Love the moustache! Over here in Oz it is what they call ‘Movember’ not sure if you have it in the US or UK, but guys grow moustaches for charity to raise money for men’s cancers. There is a competition going on in the local newspaper, very funny!! I could make one of these to wear!!

  267. Alissa D says:

    Mmm, I could totally go for some chocolate chip cookies, edible or not.

  268. Kate says:

    The sack and the felt lunch open up a whole world of possibilities! What fun gifts to make for my friends’ children – I’m off to buy felt!

  269. rosie says:

    that book looks great. and i love the soothing gremlins!

  270. Sarah Bruce says:

    Love love love it!

  271. maggie says:

    Love the felt lunch!

  272. Laree says:

    Love the ideas!

  273. Andrea says:

    Felt food – too cute! And imagine “eating” it while wearing your ‘stache… Thanks for the laugh.

  274. Bethany says:

    Thanks for posting the links – the gremlin softies are adorable!! I get the best craft ideas from this blog :)
    Bethany

  275. Nikki says:

    These are all soooo cute! My kids would love any of them :)

  276. Jenne says:

    The felt lunch is so great. Wonder if I have time. Man, just too much good stuff to make!

  277. mary says:

    How fun! I love all of these ideas!

  278. Nicole N. says:

    I love the felt food ideas! I am always admiring them, now I might give it a shot!

  279. Jessica says:

    I LOVE making felt food for my daughter. These are great ideas, thanks! That book looks like it has great ideas.

  280. Jenn says:

    That mustache is so fun!

  281. Cayce says:

    these felt creations are adorable!

  282. Karen H says:

    Those are absolutely adorable!

  283. Cheryl says:

    What great gift ideas! The moustache is too cute!

    Thanks for all of the ideas!

  284. Diana says:

    yummy! and I’m laughing… :)

  285. Anya says:

    The felt chocolate chip cookies are so adorable!

  286. Deb Cameron says:

    Oooh, I’m making my whole family some mustaches for their christmas bon bons, what laughter there will be at Christmas lunch, I can’t wait! If only I had the imagination of a seven year old again!

  287. Shawna says:

    The one-yard wonders book would be awesome. I recently went through all of my fabric and realized I have a bunch of one-yard pieces that I don’t know what to do with!
    Shawna

  288. Heidi says:

    a laugh is always welcome :) thanks for more great project ideas!

  289. MissKoolAid says:

    The mustache is priceless! I definitely have to try that one.
    Sophie

  290. Aparna Mulgund says:

    these are cute. I also love the hand stamped jewelery.

  291. Jen C. says:

    awesome tutorials!

  292. Kerry says:

    Pom poms rock!

  293. I would really love the One yard wonders book!!!

  294. Dawn-Marie says:

    I love all the felt food…great idea for all the kiddos in my family!!

  295. D'Lane says:

    So fun. I know some little cookie monsters who would love to have me make them some cookies and milk!

  296. Beth Ellen says:

    I made felt food for a high school art project many years ago–a McDonald’s Happy Meal, with beads sewn onto the felt french fries for the salt and everything! I need to find a young child for whom to make all that felt food as a gift. I would love to have a copy of “1 yard wonders”!

  297. Zura says:

    elmo & cookie monster – brilliant idea!

  298. Tammy says:

    These are great. I’ve always loved the Toymaker and the book she wrote about it, too.

  299. Kathleen says:

    That moustache is too much! So cute

  300. Barbara says:

    Just popping over to get the recipe for whoopie pies! They look fab. Bx

  301. MsCleaver says:

    The felt food is so fun!

  302. Kimberly B says:

    I love cookie monster paired with the cookies! Good thinking!

  303. Stacey C. says:

    The Get Well Gremlin is so cute!

  304. Abby says:

    Love the paper toys link.

  305. Ashley says:

    Whoopie Pies! Yum! And those felt cookies are too cute!

  306. mia says:

    Beautiful projects! And the book looks soooooooo fun!

  307. missknitta says:

    Thanks for pointing out the whoopie pie recipe! YUM!

  308. Mirza says:

    Cute stuff! Love the moustache. May add that to my DS Christmas stuff!

  309. Penny says:

    Love all of the felt food.

  310. Andi says:

    Love the felt fun!

  311. Maeve says:

    Fun and cute! The lunch bag/felt food items is a neat idea. This blog has been so much fun to follow this entire month of November. Great job!

  312. aw, cookies and milk! yum! :)

  313. Morgan says:

    I love the Elmo and Cookie Monster puffs. My niece would love those.

  314. Andrea says:

    oooo one yard wonders is on my xmas list too – awesome and that ‘stache is so cute!

  315. Sade says:

    Love the Elmo & Cookie monster, the gremlin softies and I think I’ll be trying the whoopie pies as well!

  316. Estee says:

    Great looking book.

  317. megelin says:

    fake cookies! now i want REAL cookies!

  318. BreannaS says:

    Elmo and cookie monster are adorable

  319. Melanie says:

    I think the moustaches would be great for a silly family photo. Thanks for the inspiration!

  320. anja says:

    fun stuff, thanks for the ideas

  321. Kerri says:

    ooh some of these will make great stocking stuffers!

  322. Kimberly says:

    Thank you for the Toymaker link. What a great site!

  323. Maya says:

    The gremlin softie is so cute! I am not sure I have ever had a Whoopie pie.

  324. sandyandcosmo says:

    Great ideas, who doesn’t like to laugh?!

  325. Ashley says:

    That felt bag lunch is fabulous. I love the ridges on the chips!

  326. Trisha says:

    Oh, I love the felt lunch! I’m going to have to make some of those for Christmas gifts!

  327. Brittney says:

    That elmo and cookie monster are too cute!

  328. Hilda says:

    I love that One Yard Wonders book!

  329. Rebecca Woods says:

    The moustache is hilarious. And I can think of a couple little boys who may like the moustache.

  330. Katie says:

    I love felt mustaches! I sewed a bunch of them for my wedding. Big hits in our photobooth!

  331. kelly jo says:

    Love these ideas – can’t wait to get started on the felt lunch! how cute!

  332. Amy says:

    Oh, I want the book! I want the book! I just saw it yesterday in my local bookstore, and it’s wonderful!

  333. Julie says:

    I love the felt food. Someday I might actually get around to making some.

  334. megan says:

    fun stuff!! I now have way to many projects to do!

  335. Stacy says:

    I love the silly mustache idea!

  336. Heidi says:

    I’m always looking for felt food recipes, thx

  337. That mustache cracks me up.

  338. SparklePetal says:

    Oh cool, I love making paper toys! A few years back I made loads of animals that I printed out from Yamaha motorcycles’ website (a random place to find them, but they are really good!) I would love the One Yard Wonders book as I so often only buy a small amount of a beautiful fabric – trying to convince myself I’m not extravagant!

  339. Tricia says:

    The felt food is so cute.

  340. Gretchen says:

    That moustache is so funny!

  341. Celeste says:

    Love the cookies!

  342. Amanda says:

    I love the felt food!

  343. Karen says:

    I love that Toymakers website. So much fun with my grandkids! And, the book looks fabulous. (I’ve got more “one yards” than you can imagine :)

  344. I love making little felt things! Nothing like a whole lunch. :)

  345. Mary says:

    Very fun! Love the moustache!

  346. Jenny says:

    I’m starting to think I should make the kiddos some felt food for their little kitchen and playhouse. I actually saw a set of softy type food in Walmart today. Of course, not nearly as nice as all the handmade felt foods, but I figured it shows the idea is definitely catching on!
    ~Jenny~

  347. Kelly says:

    I love todays fabric choices, Aiyssa’s bird choice has my craft gears turning :)

  348. Jill says:

    The candy wrapper belt is so fun! My daughter would love this!

  349. Jenny says:

    Ooh pick me!!!

  350. Leisel says:

    So much fun!

  351. Erica says:

    I love the gremlin!

  352. Beth says:

    Everyone could use a little more laughter…I love the moustache!

  353. Gretchen says:

    they look good enough to eat! yum.

  354. Kerry says:

    Awww…Elmo! :)

  355. Chandra says:

    Ha Ha. I love the mustache! Gonna have to make that one.

  356. leigh7911 says:

    Loving the felt cookies!

  357. Amy says:

    So much fun! I’ve started my handmade gifts for Christmas, and should be done right before Christmas if I have my timing down right. :o) Fingers crossed…

  358. Adviga says:

    I’m doing felt food for my kids this Christmas. Thanks for the tutorials!

  359. aSprinkling says:

    Love the felt food! Maybe you can do a felt food tutorial round up one day! And I would love that book! Ideas galore, I’m sure!

  360. Is says:

    Wonderful ideas, as usual!

  361. beccy says:

    I’ve just got to make those little pies – why am I always drawn to the food in your posts? :)

  362. Morgan says:

    What is it about food made out of fabric that is so appealing? Whatever it is, I love it!

  363. Louby Lou says:

    Great ideas, as always!

  364. Debbie says:

    Cute ideas!

  365. saganaga says:

    would love to win, please enter me ! thanks !!!

  366. sarah says:

    I love all this felt play food… it would be the perfect accompaniment to the play kitchen my daughter is wishing for this year!

  367. Cara says:

    Felt food will make a great gift for a creative little boy in my life.

  368. Kelli says:

    These ideas definitely made me laugh. I have been wanting to take a look at that one-yard wonders book… (hint, hint!!) Just kidding, y’all are so generous to give as much as you do!!

  369. Sue D says:

    More great ideas–love the mustache!

  370. Lorene says:

    The chocolate chip cookies look scrumptious!

  371. Courtney says:

    The felt food looks perfectly yummy.

  372. Katie B says:

    I see one of those Elmo pompoms in my future!

  373. Sarah Diama says:

    that muustache is great!!! Love it :)

  374. kadybug says:

    I love the toymaker site! Also love the felt ideas. And what an awesome book to win.

  375. Gigil says:

    Love the felt goodies, have a bunch of felted sweaters, plus some wool felt I got at a garage sale!! Also, love the one yard projects. By my estimation, I got over 50,000 projects to do, more or less… Also, am going to check out the jewelry, what a good motivation, or inspiration piece

    Geri

  376. Amy says:

    The felt lunch bag & food is so clever.

  377. Vintagefern says:

    I love the felt brown bag lunch and I may have to make some of those whoopie pies!

  378. Lindsey says:

    I would LOVE the one-yard wonders book…so fun!

  379. Emily Anne says:

    Cute blog! Love your yo-yos! :)

  380. Leigh says:

    I love that mustache!!!!

  381. Juliet says:

    mmmm whoopie pies!

  382. Molly says:

    Love the felt food! Thank you!

  383. jennsquared says:

    Beautiful necklace! Love it.

  384. Alice S says:

    I love both of the prizes that you are giving today. I”m asking for “One Yard Wonders” for Christmas so I hope that I win it first. The necklace is lovely!

  385. Natalie says:

    LOL sewing fun… you got me.

  386. Lynne says:

    More great ideas! I love to make toys.
    Thanks!

  387. Addy says:

    Ooh. I want a mommy necklace.

  388. Whistlepea says:

    Oooh I haven’t seen that book yet. It looks amazing.

  389. Sara Suzanne Sews says:

    I love the fabric recommendations today

  390. carrie says:

    neat book

  391. RachelM says:

    the felt food looks good enough to eat!

  392. Ginger says:

    thanks for the felt food links.

  393. Samurai Mom says:

    That moustache is hilarious!

  394. Julia Gabriel says:

    Love the felt food! I am working on some for my youngest. :) http://nuggleme.blogspot.com/

  395. Trina says:

    Probably my favorite list from the entire month. Must get crafting!

  396. amye says:

    felt food is so cool and one yard wonders are wonderful!

  397. Kelly says:

    I would LOVE to have a book to help me use those one yard left-overs! And, the felt food is adorable and will be a fun toy for my kiddos!

  398. darah says:

    i love the gremlin softies! i think we’ll be making some of those soon…

  399. Lisa says:

    LOVE all the ideas that you have been posting..cute ideas with the food…and love the candy wrapper belt idea.

  400. Angie says:

    These are all fun projects! The gremlin would make a perfect gift for a child (or adult, I really like him).

  401. Natasha says:

    Cutest cookies!

  402. mon ami says:

    oooh yah, I love felt food!

  403. Ashley says:

    oh, I’m so in love with felt food! such cute ideas here :)

  404. Sheryl says:

    I hadn’t seen the felt cookies! Thanks for the link! I am working on a set of felt food for my kids for Christmas now. Oh, and I LOVE Whoopie Pies! Yum!

  405. Jennifer says:

    Love all of the great ideas! Thanks so much for doing this!

  406. Myrnie says:

    Everything is just too good!!

  407. Mary says:

    Mmmm, whoopie pies! Gotta make soem of those.

  408. Wendy says:

    So creative–the fake food and the candy wrapper belt especially!

  409. All of those ideas are great gifts for kids.

  410. Chelsey says:

    This book has been on my wishlist since it came out!! And I love the pompoms and the gremlin. In my projects folder!

  411. Lisa says:

    Oh THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for posting the Whoopee Pies recipe, my mother used to make them and I couldn’t ever remember the name of them to find the recipe again!

    also, I love love LOVE the little get well gremlins they are just adorable!

  412. Megan says:

    What fun!! Thank you! Gotta love Elmo.

  413. StephanieS says:

    I love the idea behind the book One Yard Wonders. It sounds like a lot of fun.

  414. ara jane says:

    i am seriously overwhelmed by all these great ideas! thank you!

  415. Elizabeth says:

    I would LOOOOOOVE to be today’s winner!

  416. Kami says:

    Love the mustache, or mushmash as my 3 year old calls them. Mustaches are always a hit at our house.

  417. Jenn X says:

    That stamped necklace is so going on my wish list this year.

  418. gonzomama says:

    so many good things!

  419. virginia says:

    i love the felt brown bag lunch

  420. Alyssa says:

    More things to put on my to-make list for my son! Plus The Toymaker website is great!

  421. Amy says:

    Nice work by the moustached 7-year-old!!

  422. Charmaine says:

    great stuff as always

  423. Carolyn Wood says:

    Who doesn’t love Elmo and Cookie Monster?

  424. Paulina says:

    Felt Brown Bag lunch is super :). This could be fun for kids to play fast food restaurant.

  425. Tori says:

    Great selection, thanks!

  426. Nadia says:

    I like the felt lunch. And the whoopie pies! oooo, I think I’ll make some.

  427. Toni says:

    Can’t wait to go check out the Toymaker website. I have been busy all week making felt food, too! Love this post! Thanks!

  428. Aileen says:

    i would love the one-yard wonders book! as a beginning sewer who gets easily overwhelmed at the fabric store, these projects would be right up my alley!

  429. elizabeth says:

    Yum, whoopie pies!

  430. Jen V says:

    I love the necklaces. Fun stuff for kids & kids at heart!

  431. Lola says:

    The silly mustache is so cute!

    I am crossing my fingers today for the book giveaway. :)

  432. Kim K. says:

    Yummy whoopie pies! And that felt lunch set is adorable!

  433. rae says:

    beautiful necklace!!! thanks for the opportunity! ;)

  434. Kathie says:

    Thanks for the laughs. Love the whoopie pie recipe & the prize.

  435. Floss says:

    One Yard Wonders! Have yet to see it in real life but can’t wait to browse through it.

  436. Southern Gal says:

    You need to get someone to make you the Pumpkin Whoopee Pies from the Libbey’s website. Delicious!!

    Love the candy wrapper belt.

  437. Doris says:

    We can all use a laugh now and again! Thanks for the links!

  438. Silvia says:

    Funny moustache!!!

  439. Marianne says:

    Chocolate Chip Felt Cookies is about all I should have after this long weekend, LOL!

  440. Rachel says:

    Yes please, on both the book and the necklace! Love the ideas, too!!

  441. Jan says:

    Oh, I love “One-Yard Wonders” and I’d love it to be mine! All mine! Okay, slap down the greed. But really…!

  442. Beth says:

    What fun! I’ve got to make that mustache for my nephew who loves Caps for Sale. It’s perfect for when he pretends to be the peddler!

  443. Trish says:

    Oh all these great ideas! Can we start early next year please-so much I keep wanting to make! I made some felt food recently and those whoopie pies look awesome! x

  444. Michelle Quinn says:

    LOVE the mustache!!!!

  445. Megan says:

    cute, cute mustaches!

  446. Emily Dawn says:

    I love projects that only take a yard. Almost all of my project are like that so a whole book of them would be amazing!

  447. Tina says:

    Thank you SewMama for all that you’re done to give all of us such great ideas.

  448. Heather B says:

    The felt food is great as several nieces are getting a play kitchen this year!

  449. Tong says:

    Thanks for the fun project ideas!

  450. amelia says:

    this just gets better and better.

  451. carmel says:

    so so cute!
    thanks for all of them!!

  452. D'Ann says:

    That petite farm pastel fabric is adorable! You have such a nice selection. And if I win the book I can have a new project to accomplish with a yard of it. YAY

  453. beverly says:

    how cute is that mustache! that’s awesome!

  454. Dina says:

    Again, too much good stuff. But, seriously, the whoopie pies are on this week’s to do list.

  455. Jessica says:

    Oh, I could use some “one yard” ideas.

  456. Susan says:

    One yard wonders looks like a terrific book for creating great gifts out of fabrics that would be too expensive if more than a yard was required. I’ll have to read this book!

  457. Megan J. says:

    i love the candy wrapper belt! what a great idea!

  458. Deb Joseph says:

    I love the jewelry!

  459. Hashi says:

    Oh what fun! I think I need one of those moustaches!

  460. Sarah says:

    definitely want to make felt food for my nieces and nephews!

  461. Linda says:

    The Amish make whoopie pies where I live in Ohio. Thank you for the great giveaway!

  462. Erica says:

    Oh, I can’t wait to see the One Yard Wonders book. The necklaces are just beautiful and would make a neat Christmas gift.

  463. MamaBee says:

    Love the play food, the stamped necklace AND the One Yard Wonders! So much good stuff!

  464. joyce Davies says:

    Loving all your gift ideas! Thank you!

  465. Erika says:

    Adorable, great ideas!

  466. Jodi says:

    The felt food is adorable. How fun.

  467. Karen says:

    I love that felt brown lunch! so cute!

  468. keren says:

    great! thank you!

  469. Judy D. says:

    i love the felt foods!

  470. Coralee says:

    i am so excited for the moustache tutorial – thank you thank you thank you!

  471. andrea says:

    Felt food how cool is that?

  472. Marlana says:

    The gremlin is adorable. I might make one for my cousin’s kids.

  473. Lori says:

    Love all that great felt food!

  474. Nicole says:

    Fantastic ideas! These would make great kiddo gifts or stocking stuffers – thanks so much!

  475. Sora says:

    I love felt food! I haven’t made any yet because I have so many things going on right now, but these are the one I really want to make!!

  476. Terri says:

    cool!!!!

  477. Tawny Bee says:

    We’re getting my 3 year old a toy kitchen fro Christmas. He’s totally obsessed with everything cooking related. He has plastic food, but it would be great to make those soft little felt foods for him as well. Thanks for the ideas!

  478. whitney says:

    i have so many random yards of fabric (bought on impulse) that are just waiting to be made into something…

  479. beautiful necklace… and i have to try felt food!

  480. Lauren says:

    I’m thinking everyone in our family needs fake mustaches, now there’s a picture for the Christmas cards this year, lol!

  481. Kelly says:

    I love the felt cookies, and with Christmas coming up, I think we’ll need some so we can practice leaving cookies for Santa.

  482. JD says:

    I wish I had kids so I could make some fun felt food for them!

  483. Anna says:

    Oh, I have been seeing that book around the blogosphere and I want it! And the only thing on my christmas list this year is a necklace like that- I really hope I win this one!

  484. Jenny says:

    i just love that felt food!

  485. Rochelle says:

    Candy-wrapper belts have been on my to-do list for a long-time! Thanks for the motivation!!

  486. Anya T. says:

    Great ideas again! thanks.

  487. Mrs. H. says:

    I would love to win this book, I’ve been eyeballing it for a while!

  488. Kendra says:

    I am loving felt food right now!

  489. Gina F says:

    Adore the mustache!

  490. Jennifer says:

    Gremlins, whoopie pies, and “One Yard Wonders…does it get any better than this?

  491. Mandy says:

    I am loving the felt foods! And that moustache cracks me up!

  492. Mrs. Pear says:

    This series of homemade gifts is great, I am getting excellent ideas! Thank you!

  493. jm says:

    WHOOPIE PIES!!!

  494. Kathryn says:

    hehe, I love the fake food!

  495. oh! those cookies are a blast! :>)

  496. Sylvie says:

    Thank you for the ideas!
    I LOVE the moustache!

  497. Megan says:

    I love the toymaker website! Love it love it! And the mustache and the one yard wonders!

  498. Deanne says:

    love the gremlins and so will my grandson.

  499. Michelle says:

    I love the Toymaker site. My kids have enjoyed it all year long!

  500. Katy says:

    what fun ideas… I love the felt lunch food!

  501. Carlee says:

    Love the lunch sack goodies…and so would my daughter! I am gonna be busy with all the great ideas you gals have collected! :) Thanks for the inspiration…and the chance to win! I would love to have that book!!!

  502. Louisa says:

    I love the idea of the Felt Brown Bag Lunch! Thanks for sharing!

  503. Julia says:

    I think this is my favorite post!! I want to mak eall the felt food & the candy belt! Rad!! And of course, the mustache speaks to me–my 10 Year old put “fake beard” on his Christmas list! So sad I have to work & cannot play today.

  504. elizabeth s. says:

    how cute is that mustache?

  505. Limor says:

    Thank you so much for linking to The Toymaker. I’m going to have to buy some cardstock for the printer. Her illustrations are gorgeous.

  506. Julie says:

    I like the felt food ideas!

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