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Craft Fair Fun :: Succulents and Art

I’m a craft fair addict and Kitty is my partner in crime. We go to every fair within a 30 mile radius. WE LOVE THEM! We always find the most wonderful things. And fill ourselves to the brim with creative inspiration. This time, we found ourselves attracted to the most gorgeous knitted succulents. And, ofIf 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

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

Needle Felted Cloud Mobiles and Garlands

When it comes to product photography, Kitty has been my summer helper. I’m so glad we’ve found this common enjoyment. She stopped wanting to be in front of the lens quite a while ago and I really did miss her being with me as I worked. But now she’s discovered that she enjoys being behindIf 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

The Christmas Tree is Up!

I love this time of year. There are so many precious family traditions to share… each day brings new excitement. Our Christmas Tree is looking magical. I let Kitty and Teddy choose their favorite felted ornaments and garlands from the shop and now we have the most enchanting woodland tree. It’s bright and colorful andIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Garlands Galore

I’ve been making felted garlands for the shop. They are gorgeous. Some are made with huge felted balls, some with large and small felted balls. Some in Christmas colors, some like the rainbow, some are like snowballs. Oh, the gorgeous texture of 100% felt! You can shop for these felted wool garlands here.   ChristmasIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Wool and Pine Cone Christmas Tree DIY Tutorial

DIY Tutorial :: Felt Ball and Pine Cone Christmas Tree     Note : If you don’t have all of these materials on hand, you can order this craft kit from my shop. In our family, we are deeply inspired by Mother Nature and all of the beautiful treasures she bestows upon us. My childrenIf you want to read more…click here

Waldorf Knitted Story Blanket Playscape

I can’t bring you Friday’s Nature Table today… why? Because I can’t wait a moment longer to show you the knitted Waldorf story blanket we made to raffle off at our Harvest Faire on Saturday. Just look at it… isn’t it quite the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen!! It is a Maple Village traditionIf you want to read more…click here

Let’s make Woolly Pussy Willow Buds.

After a few false starts it seems like Spring is finally here to stay… for a while at least. Yay! The birds are singing, the bulbs are popping and the crisp sunny air is utterly wonderful. Don’t tell the other but, at this moment, Spring, you are my favorite season.I know I’m not alone inIf you want to read more…click here

Tutorial – Needle Felted Toadstool.

I am so excited to share a tutorial on needle felting. So many of you have shown interest in giving it a go and I encourage you to dive right in. Those others of you who are hooked will agree, it is such a fun hobby and you’ll be amazed at the things you canIf you want to read more…click here

Interview with an Etsy Mom – Skipping Stones.

Patti, from Skipping Stones, has been a Magic Onions sponsor for over a year and I’m sure most of you have popped over to her shop button (situated in the right column of my blog on every page) and entered her gorgeous shop. For those of you who haven’t yet, you are in for aIf you want to read more…click here

How to make colorful, wet felted stones.

We made some gorgeously colorful wet felted stones yesterday. It was an activity that both my children (5 and 2) could do together. They both have played for ages with their stones and I delight in watching them focus their imaginations on something their own hands created. We needed some clean stones, colorful wool rovingIf you want to read more…click here