chalk paint makeover wine rack and mirror from nikki in stitches Before And After Entryway…A Chalk Paint Makeover

Did you ever have a piece of furniture you’d been carrying with your for a long time knowing that one day you’d find the perfect project for it in the perfect place? That was me. See that brown wine rack up … Continue reading

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hello wall plaque for making and takes Philly Home Show Make and Take Workshop

Just a quick note today to all my local readers… Ditch your Valentine and come craft with me this Sunday! I’ll be teaching dry brushing and stenciling techniques at the Philly Home Show. Everyone in class will take home the … Continue reading

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DIY Rustic Wooden Pallet Frames from Nikki In Stitches Rustic Wooden Pallet Picture Frames

The wall above my sofa in my living room has been empty since the day we moved into this house. I claimed it was because I was waiting to find the perfect piece of art to fill such a large space … Continue reading

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How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool from Nikki In Stitches How To Stain Wood With Tea, Vinegar, and Steel Wool {Now The ONLY Way I Stain!}

Staining wood with tea, vinegar, and steel wood really couldn’t be much easier. You’ll see in the tutorial below that the steps are very simple…but just like many things in life…the secret to getting it just right is in the … Continue reading

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black friday event Happy Thanksgiving

It’s really early here (too early for two thirds of my children to be awake!) but I wanted to take a few minutes to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving. As many of you know, this … Continue reading

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silhouette mint giveaway from silhouette and nikki in stitches Silhouette Mint Giveaway!

Yes! You read that title correctly! I’m giving away a Silhouette Mint! Woo Hoo! It’s really easy to enter. Just leave a comment below telling me what your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner is, note in the Rafflecopter box below … Continue reading

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silhouette curio nikki in stitches promo code Curious About The New Silhouette Curio?

Just stopping by today with a quick video. It’s actually a snippet of last week’s Masters’ Program inside The Nikki, In Stitches Craft Academy. For those of you with Silhouette cutting systems, and those of you considering one, whether or not … Continue reading

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Nikki In Stitches Mermaid Queen Halloween Costume - How To Hem Tulle Ruffles How To Hem Tulle Ruffles (VIDEO Tutorial)

Lots of questions came in after my last post, asking for a close-up view of exactly how I used jewelry monofilament or fishing line in my tulle ruffles, so I thought I’d show a short video today. I demo the … Continue reading

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how to create flowing tulle ruffles - a sewing tutorial from nikki in stitches How To Hem Flowing Tulle Ruffles With Jewelry Wire? {A Sewing Tutorial}

As I mentioned in my last post, I am in the throes of some serious Halloween costume sewing these days. And I do mean serious. My kitchen table is covered with yards of pink tulle that I push to the … Continue reading

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countdwon to halloween blocks Countdown To Halloween Blocks {DIY}

Halloween is such a fun time in our house. It’s the start of decorating season (you know, the constant swap out of decor for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas?), sports kick into high gear for now two of my kiddos, and the … Continue reading

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