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Felt Flowers :: DIY Tutorial

Look what I have sitting on my desk.   Okay, yes, there is a kitten… but I’m talking about the gorgeous felt flowers… the pretty poppies.     I made them to brighten the Sunny House. Aren’t they wonderful?! Here’s how… Materials :: floral wire (from a craft shop) red wool felt (from Felt OnIf you want to read more…click here

Adorable DIY Felt Flower Christmas Ornaments

Everyone is going to want to make these ADORABLE felt flower ornaments! Aren’t they the sweetest?!   They look SO utterly adorable on my Christmas tree! You can see more photos of our Needle Felted Christmas tree here.)   Lucky you! I have a DIY tutorial to share with you today!   Big Tip : If you want to read more…click here

Felt Leaf Garland :: DIY Tutorial

We are having Thanksgiving at The Sunny House this year. Of course, this is a GREAT excuse to get crafting.  We have the whole week off from school and have LOTS of projects on our list. We can tick off a felt leaf garland that we made today. Isn’t it awesome?! Of course, I knowIf you want to read more…click here

Felt Leaf Ornaments : Crafts for Thanksgiving

  Are you looking for a fun and easy crafting tutorial to make your Thanksgiving table look even more gorgeous this year? These felt leaf ornaments will do it! Here is a list of materials you’ll need :   I used my good old Sizzix to cut the leaves from autumn-colored wool felt.    If you want to read more…click here

Felting Kits Galore

Have you tried needle felting? It’s a wonderful craft, awesome because you can transform a handful of fluffy wool into a beautiful little something in 20 minutes or less. Of course, you can make your creations as intricate as you wish but if you are looking for simple and quick, needle felting can achieve thisIf you want to read more…click here

We’ve Made a DELIGHTFUL Fairy Bedroom

We’ve made the most magical fairy bedroom and I’ve shared it on Fairy Gardens.com today. Kitty and I spent such beautiful quality time together making this enchantment… I cherished being invited into her charming 11-year old world. You MUST come and see it! Please pop over to Fairy Gardens.com to see our magical fairy garden.If you want to read more…click here

Needle Felted Cactus Pot Tutorial

I’m so excited to share a new kit in the shop. Yes! YOU can make this MOST ADORABLE felted desert cactus plant in a terracotta pot (all by yourself) at home! Here are the goodies you’ll get in your kit…     I’m excited to teach you EXACTLY how to make this felted cactus, fromIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Succulent Delights

I’ve been having so much fun coming up with a line of felted succulent plants for The Magic Onions Shop. Don’t you just love succulents? Strange, because there was a time when I didn’t love them at all… I thought they were ugly and prickly and I far preferred roses. But, succulents must be anIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Love Delights

  Here are some sweet suggestions for your Valentine’s Day decorating… from the Magic Onions Shop.   One   (felted heart Garlands) Two   (felted wool flowers) Three   (felted love pebbles)   There is a lot more to choose from in the shop. Thanks for visiting. Blessings and magic, Donni   Stay connected… sign up for myIf you want to read more…click here

Patchwork Indi Arts Show

On Sunday, we packed up the little shop and set it up again for the Patchwork Indi Craft Market in Long Beach, CA. It’s my favorite market. It’s such fun getting to meet all the lovely shoppers. And see their delight as they Ooo and Ahhhh at my magical felted goodies. I had three helpers…If you want to read more…click here

Cute Autumn Gnome Peg People

Meet Mr. and Mrs. Autumn Gnome. They are on their way a gathering and are dressed in their best fall colors. Don’t you just love Mrs. Autumn Gnome’s wild hair? She gets entirely frustrated with it when she grooms it in the mornings. She thinks she’d look better with it neat and tidy. She wishesIf you want to read more…click here

Delightful Fairies from Lavender & Lark

I’m more than excited to share the delightful fairies from Lavender & Lark, who is offering one of the amazing prizes for the Fairy Garden Contest. Aren’t they just the most magical little fairies you’ve ever seen? Every detail is perfect and just so enchanting that it’s hard not to squeal when you notice it.If you want to read more…click here

Work in Progress : Toadstool Pots

I’ve been working of these sweet toadstool pot plants for the shop. I LOVE how they have turned out… whimsy and magic and cute, cute, cute…   Here are a few work-in-progress photos… You can find them in The Magic Onions Shop. What other colors should I make? Blessings and magic, Donni Sign up forIf you want to read more…click here

Tutorail : Felted Ball Mirror

I love my new felted ball mirror. The blues have such a wonderful beachy,  nautical feeling which is perfect for summer. It was super easy to make too…     Materials Needed : *   Felted wool balls in shades of blue ( from The Magic Onions Shop ) *  E6000 Glue ( a great glueIf you want to read more…click here

Fairyfolk Weddings

Did you know that I make wedding decorations? I have an Etsy shop called Fairyfolk Weddings. There’s something so utterly magical knowing that this-little-thing-I-am-making is going to be a part of someones most special of days. I can’t help but flood extra love into something that a bride, or flower girl, is going to beIf you want to read more…click here

How To Make A Hummingbirds Nest : Needle Felting Tutorial

Oh my gosh… it’s SUCH a joy to watch the birds begin to build their nests. We are hoping like mad that a bird will build a nest in our garden. More than anything, we are preying that one of the hundreds of hummingbirds that visit us will build a nest in our avocado tree.If you want to read more…click here

Hoop Art Treasures for Valentine’s Day

What do you do with all the old clothes that were once beloved to your children? The favorite dress that was worn every day for a month… so much that when you look at it, you can actually see your much older child as the toddler they once were? Or the t-shirt that was wornIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Garlands for Valentine’s Day

I’ve been making some new felted garlands for the shop… all VERY romantic!  This is what my room looks like at the moment… ready for Luvvvvv! I’ve been playing around with the sizes and spacings of the felted balls. Some are made with large balls (2 inches in diameter) some with the smaller balls (1If you want to read more…click here

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments : 7 Tutorials

I love working with wool felt… especially for Christmas crafting. It’s warm and cozy and makes the most delightful Christmas ornaments. Here is a collection of my favorite felted ornament tutorials : 1. Needle Felted Heart Tutorial. 2. Felt Ball Christmas Tree. 3. Felt Pine Cone Ornament. 4. Colorful Felt Christmas Tree. 5. Cashmere andIf you want to read more…click here

Pine Cone and Felt Gnome Christmas Ornament

There is a special kind of magic that radiates from a handmade felt Christmas Ornament… it is like the effort and love that went into making it is shining forth from it’s own heart. Making ornaments has become a Christmas tradition in our home and I treasure the time I spend with my children asIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Owl Mobiles

Look what I’ve been up to… I’ve been working on felted owl mobiles for The Magic Onions Shop? I love them! They are so cute. They bring their special brand of woodland magic to any kids room. Kitty has a yellow one in her room and it looks utterly adorable. Each owl sits on aIf you want to read more…click here

Grand Opening : The Magic Onions SHOP!

Hello, Magic Onions Friends, I am so excited to share this awesome news with you. I have been working on a secret mission for over a year… a BEAUTIFUL Magic Onions Shop! The shop is packed full of the same brand of Magic Onions magic you have come to love, wonderful eco-friendly and nature-inspired handmadeIf you want to read more…click here

Making Peg Dolls by Margaret Bloom :: Review and Giveaway!

There are a few things we ALWAYS have on hand for spontaneous crafting … one of them is peg dolls. If I see them in the craft store ~ I’m sure to grab a bunch. We have the large 3 inch kind, the medium 2 inch ones and, of course, the tiny 1 inch guys.If you want to read more…click here

Spring Crafting

In Southern California, our two weeks of winter seem to be over. The frost is gone, the days are warm and sunny and Spring is definitely breathing her magic on our plants and trees. It’s always exciting to welcome a new season! And, to rediscover all the fun things a new season brings. Here areIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Playscapes for Imaginative Play’

Please enjoy a Discovering Waldorf post from the archives… * * * I welcome Lori from Beneath The Rowan Tree to Discovering Waldorf today. Lori is an exceptionally talented needle-felter with a hugely successful Etsy shop. I adore her creations! Her topic for discussion is the needle felted playscape. Last Christmas, I said to KIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Playscapes for Imaginative Play’.

I welcome Lori from Beneath The Rowan Tree to Discovering Waldorf today. Lori is an exceptionally talented needle-felter with a hugely successful Etsy shop. I adore her creations! Her topic for discussion is the needle felted playscape. Last Christmas, I said to K that I would needle felt for her anything her heart desired forIf you want to read more…click here