DeanaDeana May, New Milford, CT, US
craft interests: crochet, embroidery, fashion, gifts, holidays, home decorating, jewelry making, knitting, memory making, paper crafts, quilting, restyle, sewing
Member Since: 03/24/2008
My favorite crafting projects are the simple ones that look like a million bucks. Check out these amazing lampshades—All you need is a straight-sided lampshade and some gorgeous ribbon to make a shade that would turn an interior designer's head.
Give new life to a beat-up lamp shade with a quick fabric re-cover.
Make adorable coin purses from broken umbrellas or fabric leftovers.
Fleece hats made for my brother-in-law and his goats this past Christmas.
You can inexpensively add some stylish touches to your home for the holidays. Check out the great project ideas in CraftStylish Holiday Decorating Ideas.
Stressed about getting your holiday gifts completed? There are 10 projects that you can complete in under an hour (and even inexpensively) from CraftStylish Gifts to Make, Vol. 2!
CraftStylish Gifts to Make has the best how-to projects for everyone on your list (all in one place)!
We love patterns that are so well designed you can make them over and over and sew a uniquely different look each time. Check out this Simplicity/SewStylish pattern that inspired two projects in CraftStylish Quick Stuff to Sew, Vol. 2.
If you are looking for a few clever ideas for beautiful and unique items to give at a housewarming party or to a hostess, look inside CraftStylish Gifts to Make, Vol. 2.
The Ultimate Sewing Room contest entry
In this video, see the gold-leaf technique featured in CraftStylish Holiday Decorating Ideas.
A basic gift box gets even better when it becomes the gift. Learn how to make a basic box from scrapbook and Canson papers, then decorate the inside with a floral accordion-style paper display that’s ready to hold your favorite photos or quotes.
Learn how to make a totally cool and utterly unique ring using found objects, such as this antique watch piece.
Looking for something to do this weekend? If you're in the area, check out these craft events.
A list of must-attend craft events happening this weekend.
Check out this awesome flour paste batik tutorial from Bridget Benton at The Matchbook Blog.
Check out the latest installment of oh-so-fabulous embroidery patterns from Sublime Stitching.
Yearning for some creative inspiration this weekend? If so, head to one of these craft events.
Create beautifully textured bracelets by wrapping on a mix of trim, thread, or yarn.
If you're in N.Y. and you love the simple beauty of Lotta Jansdotter's printed designs, you won't want to miss this event.
Check out our latest multi-crafting issue of CraftStylish magazine: "Quick Stuff to Make." Then, tell us what you loved (or didn’t love) about the issue.
I had been dreaming of these wrapped bangles for about a year before I actually sat down and made them. I loved the results and they came together pretty quickly. It's great that, simply by choosing...
I just re-learned how to crochet after a long hiatus and chose this scarf from Debbie Stoller's book, The Happy Hooker, as my first project. This "One Skein Scarf," as it is called actually took me two skeins of my chosen yarn to finish but...
This is the kind of quick and easy project that makes me feel like I am living the dream: sweetly pampered and lavishly lux.
One look at these darling bangle bracelets and I knew I'd hit crafting paydirt: they are sooo simple and quick, and you can design your very own or recreate a favorite look.