Keeping it Real

Monday, November 23, 2020

DIY Christmas gift bag from upcycled felt

Hello, and welcome to a new week! It's almost December so I've been woking on...yes, Christmas crafts. And because this year I will be ordering almost everything online or making it myself, I'm going to need creative ways to wrap gifts using materials I already have at home.


DIY Christmas gift bag from upcycled felt


So today I'm showing off the gift bag I made upcycling an old felt puzzle mat. Check it out below:

Welcome to The Really Crafty Link Party #242!

Hello and welcome back to The Really Crafty Link Party, I'm so glad you could join us! 

Show us what you've been busy with lately - share all your wonderful crafts with us and try to visit at least a couple of other posts and leave a nice comment on other people's creations. 

Also if you can, help spread the word on social media - the more, the merrier!



The really crafty link party, keeping it real, craft blog


As usual, the party will be open until next Thursday and I will be posting the features on November 27th.

DIY Meets Movie Night: How to Recreate the Theater at Home

With the current world events, people have had to become more creative - from work to entertainment. So all of us DIYers are able to let loose and let our creativity soar like never before. 


DIY Meets Movie Night: How to Recreate the Theater at Home


But even if you’re not a DIY guru, you can still make an incredible DIY movie night from home. Here’s how. 

Friday, November 20, 2020

The Really Crafty #241 featured posts!

Hello and welcome. I hope you've all had a wonderful week - now it's finally Friday so it's time to share the features of this week's link party. 


The Really Crafty #241 featured posts



Scroll down to check the amazing featured posts:


Thursday, November 19, 2020

5 Foods that Whiten Teeth

Ok, so this is not one of my usual crafts posts but...at this point in time when most of us want to avoid necessary visits to the dentist (I know I do), I found this information from Auraglow very interesting and had to share it here. 


5 Foods that Whiten Teeth



We all know that certain foods and drinks can stain your teeth (hello, red wine!); however, there are also foods that can whiten teeth

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Heart shaped zipper purses

Hello, and welcome! Today I'm back here to share my latest zipper purses, this time shaped like hearts.


Heart shaped zipper purses



Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Crochet holidays napkin rings - free pattern

These shorter fall days (especially with the rain we've had around) have made me turn more to crochet than to sewing projects. So today I'm sharing here the pattern for the napkin rings I came up with during last weekend.


Crochet holidays napkin rings - free pattern


Because the only thing I dislike about crochet is the need to weave in ends, I decided to make the green part (the ring itself) in just one piece, not cutting the yarn in between - find out how below.