How to use your new Brother XL2600i sewing machine

Need help with your new Brother XL2600i sewing machine? If you need some help with setting up and using your brand new Brother XL2600i sewing machine, you’ll find it in this tutorial. Maybe you’ve misplaced your manual or you just find video demonstrations more helpful. I’ve rounded up the manual and the best YouTube videos […]

candy filled recycled jar

Creative gift card upcycled gifts

When it comes to giving gift cards, I follow a very simple equation: Gift card + candy + recycled container = nice gift. Why candy? Well, it doesn’t cost that much, it looks pretty and just about everyone likes it, sometimes even better than the gift it comes with. And why use recycled containers? Well, why […]

paperclay zombie ornaments

Zombie Halloween ornaments made from clay

Remember all the fun you had with Play-Doh when you were a kid? Well, your inner child can still have fun making things from clay. And with zombies being so popular, why not make your own ornaments. Zombies are a good beginner project because perfection is not necessary. In fact, the more cracks and irregularities […]

sunflower on orange background

Painting sunflowers with One Stroke

The glorious sunflower, beautiful to look at and so easy to paint! One Stroke Painting allows you to blend, shade and highlight all at the same time, making it not only easy but the fastest way to paint. With just a few minutes of practice, anyone will be able to create a simple sunflower painting […]

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My name is Lynda Makara. I’m an artist, DIYer and dancing queen. My love of color, sparkles and shiny things shows in everything I do.

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