Magazine Art LOVE Gift

One reason why I love Valentine’s Day is because it truly is an opportunity to create and give handmade gifts.
Maybe it goes back to elementary school and making your mailboxes out of shoe boxes. Or making the paper hearts.
Those were the days!
When you would check your mailbox at the end of the day at […]

By |February 6th, 2014|Tutorials|3 Comments

3 Heart Valentine’s Wreath

What is better than 1 heart?
3 of course!
What is better than a wreath?
Don’t answer that!
Wreaths are fantastic!Wreaths make me happy.
The other day Mr. CSI comments.
“You really like Wreaths. The door is never without one.”
I was like.

Yep. No words.The look says it all.
Of course, I have to have a wreath on the door!!!
Then, I was […]

By |February 4th, 2014|Challenge, Tutorials|1 Comment

Bonus Tutorial{DIY Placemats}

The competition is over and now our guest judge starts making her picks!
We wish you luck, Stacy!!!
Now, I have a quick and easy tutorial for you.
This one is great for the kids.
These DIY Placemats will keep them entertained and they will have fun creating their own Jack-o-Lanterns!

All you need to make these are:
~ Craft […]

Laundry Room Highlights{My Favorite Finds}

Hello, CSI readers. My name is Carrie, and I share everything from recipes to crafts to home organization on my site-My Favorite Finds. I’m super excited to be here on the CSI Project today to share my {FAVORITE} room in my home-my laundry room. I absolutely love my laundry room….and I hope you’ll see […]

By |November 13th, 2012|Tutorials|0 Comments

Button Table{Apple House Revival}

Hi, I’m Megan.  I blog at Apple House Revival – mainly about furniture that I bring back to life. I’ve followed and participated in CSI since it began and I am very excited to be sharing one of my projects here. You don’t normally think of buttons and furniture together, but I […]

By |November 6th, 2012|Tutorials|4 Comments

Give Thanks Frame{My Favorite Finds}

Welcome back for another crafty day with The CSI Project and The Crafty Cornucopia craft challenge. Today, my partner Carrie from My Favorite Finds is sharing her Oh So Cute frame she made using buttons from Buttons Galore and More, our sponsor this week.
Enough of me, I am going to let Carrie take it […]

By |November 5th, 2012|Tutorials|0 Comments

Black and White Pumpkin{The CSI Girl}

Welcome to the first week of The Craft Cornicopia. We are having so much bringing you fun crafty challenges this grateful season!
This week we also teamed up with Buttons Galore and More.

Each day this week we will be bringing you tutorials that we came up with using these cute buttons. This website has it […]

By |November 4th, 2012|Challenge, Tutorials|0 Comments

The CSI Project’s Painted Halloween{The CSI Girl}

This week’s challenge is all about paint and how we have used it for our Halloween projects. I have painted alot for this holiday and so I am doing a round up of all of my projects.

1) Painted Candy Corn Muslin Bags
2)  Painted Halloween Frame- Go see my guest post and tutorial here.
3) My […]

By |October 30th, 2012|Tutorials|0 Comments

Fence Post Pumpkins{Chicken Scratch NY}

Hello CSI Project readers! First off: Happy Halloween! My name is Alecia, my online home is Chicken Scratch NY and Halloween is my FAVORITE holiday.

I’m a serious crafter, I love the holidays and I’ve been known to go all out for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. My favorite type of projects turn something old, broken […]

By |October 29th, 2012|Tutorials|1 Comment

The Broom Stops Here Sign{Create.Craft.Love}

 Hi there, CSI Project readers!   I’m Jill and I have a little blog called Create.Craft.Love!  Create.Craft.Love. focuses on crafting and DIY.  Occasionally, I will throw in a recipe but I am not much of a cook.   I am so excited that Dee asked me here to show off my Handpainted Halloween Entry Sign!


I really loved the […]

By |October 28th, 2012|Tutorials|2 Comments

Featured Blog{Sew Can Do}

Today we do not have a tutorial but I wanted to feature a blog with a cute DIY costume.

This is a blog I have followed for a while and I love that she shows you sewing tips. I have seen tutorials on how to applique and use a serger. You can also find cute craft […]

By |October 22nd, 2012|Tutorials|3 Comments

DIY Spider Witch{Kaleidoscope of Colors}



Hello, I am Amanda and I blog over at Kaleidoscope of Colors. My blog is mostly about sewing, DIY tutorials, a little bit of cooking and before & after projects. 

Started off with these three items.

A frequent topic (you could also call her my muse) is my best friend’s daughter, Samantha. She is about to […]

By |October 21st, 2012|Tutorials|1 Comment