Burlap + Buttons Elastic Headbands

Hello! I'm Rebecca from Searching Out Simple and I'm so glad to be here again today! Fall is slowly creeping in the air around here and I found it to be an inspiration for some headbands for a sweet babe. I love the colors and textures associated with fall. It's fun to have a lot of options at you fingertips when working on a project like this. Most things that I make have a pattern or specific requirements and I want them to be finished with a … [Read more...]

upcycled baby hat tutorial

Hello friends at Honeybear Lane! I hope you're enjoying summer. This is Rebecca from Searching Out Simple visiting again. We've had weather all over the place from hot, hot, hot to rain, rain, rain. This summer I have a handful of friends that are expecting and if I lived closer there would be a lot of baby showers or welcome baby parties to attend. This got me thinking of baby gifts. Today I'm going to show you how to make a simple baby hat from … [Read more...]

How to Paint Stripes

I am Megan from Balancing Home and I am so happy to be contributing here at Honeybear Lane. I recently redid my daughters room and one of the questions that keeps coming up is, "How did you paint those stripes?". Today I am here to show you how we rocked these stripes out. They are big impact for a small price and just a tiny bit of elbow grease. Once you get rocking, this goes pretty fast. It seems daunting at first, but I promise you … [Read more...]

Tips for Making a Tree Skirt by Ameroonie Designs

Hi there Honeybear Lane readers.  My name is Amy and I blog over at Ameroonie Designs. (pronounced Aim-er-oo-nie)  I love to sew, papercraft, work with wood and just about anything else.  Today I am going to share with you a tree skirt I made last year.I used this tree skirt tutorial  by The Sweet Life as the basis for my tree skirt. This is the skirt finished the way the tutorial explains, it's darling, but I wanted to add a couple more … [Read more...]

How to Make a Slipcover Part 2: Slipcover Reveal!

To read Part 1 of How to Make a Couch Slipcover click here Here it is!  What do you think? PS I am aware of the crookedness of the stuff on the wall.  We just ran out of time but we'll fix it later.  :)  I have washed it again so it's still a little wrinkled but seriously, am I going to spend hours ironing my slipcover?  No! And here it is with the quilt.  I plan on doing some more pillows and stuff but I need a little sewing break. … [Read more...]

I wrote a tutorial…

...and I'm guest posting over at Shwin & Shwin today...please come follow me over there!! How I Created My Board and Batten Header in Photoshop CS5 … [Read more...]

6 Quilt Patterns You MUST Try!!

ZigZag Quilt Tutorial @ A Quilt is NiceMake a Beautiful Circle Quilt @ Bijou Lovely DesignsEasy Beginner Charm Pack Quilt @ Crafty CupboardThen take it a step further by embroidering your child's name in it!  Mckinley Quilt Pattern @ Obsessive Crafting DisorderTriangles Quilt @ Cluck Cluck SewMinky Rag Quilt @ Sew SaraI can't wait to eventually try all these patterns!  {{I'm working on the zig zag right now--it's a great tutorial, very … [Read more...]

Puff Quilt Tutorial Update

Today was supposed to be the last day for the puff quilt tutorial to be on the blog, but a lot of you have said that you couldn't find the links!  So since I feel like I was kinda being a jerkstore for making you search so hard, I'll leave the puff quilt tutorial up for one more week, and I've posted all the links on my  Facebook Fan Page.  So go over there to find the links...(Oh and I'd why don't you just 'like' me … [Read more...]