Search

30 Days of Creativity

Posted by Autumn

30 Days of Creativity is is an initiative for people to make something every day from June 1st to the 30th. This is the third year for the creativity initiative, and we think it's a great way to kick off a summer of inspiring arts and crafts!Participants can email, tweet, or pin projects to share, and get daily inspiration from the 30 DOC calendar. For more information and to join in on the fun, check out their website.And be sure to keep us posted on your craft-tastic June! [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts event inspiration



Pool Noodle Flower Decorations

Posted by Autumn

Just in time for Memorial Day parties, we found this clever re-purpose project from Craftzine! These pretty decorations are perfect for a Memorial Day party. And they’re made from old pool noodles!Pool Noodle Flower DecorationsFrom CraftzineCreated by Jessica WilsonWhat You Need:Pool noodles (2 or more)Serrated knifeScissorsLong needleThread or fishing linePony beadsThimblePushpins, small nails, or extension curtain rodStep 1: With the serrated knife, cut through the pool noodle, making slices [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts decorations holiday



The Little Bookmark

Posted by Jennifer

It's been a few years since I last dabbled with polymer clay  (I made a set of Halloween miniatures that I bring out every year). I've been wanting to play with the clay again and had been looking for the right project when I came across instructions for a bookmark from polymer clay artist Donna Hiatt in the April 2012 issue of Polymer Cafe.This project was particularly appealing because it can be made by someone at any experience level. I adapted the construction a bit and used different sized [Read More...]

Tags: beads bookmark DIY Donna Hiatt handmade Polemer Cafe polymer clay



Road Trip Notebook

Posted by Autumn

Summer is fast approaching! Some of my dearest summer vacation memories are of the annual road trips my mother and I took together. We drove from Florida to Vermont to spend a week with my grandparents. We delighted in small towns, back roads, and all the adventures a good road trip can bring. I used to tape postcards of each state into my journal and kept a detailed log of what roads we took, where we ate and shopped, and what sights we saw.When I saw this project on Dollar Store Crafts, I  was [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts paper craft recycle



Accordion-style Mother's Day Card

Posted by Jennifer

This accordion-style Mother's Day card was adapted from an article by Gretchen Goetz, Arts and Crafts Examiner for Examiner.com.Because I was creating this card for my mother, the butterflies and color scheme came easily. She was thrilled with the last card I gave her so I looked to it for inspiration. Like that card, the artwork in this card was primarily created with rubber stamps and colored pencil. I also die cut some custom shapes and used similar embellishments as before.The Examiner.com [Read More...]

Tags: butterflies card making die cut DIY handmade mother's day paper craft



Living Inspired: Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude

Posted by Autumn

Drew Emborsky is The Crochet Dude. He launched the wildly popular blog of the same name in 2005. He is the expert on the hit show Knit & Crochet Now! airing currently on PBS nationwide, and has been featured in national publications including BUST Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knit.1, Knit 'n Style, Knit Simple, and Crochet Today!, as well as international newspapers such as The Sunday Telegraph (in London). His mother first taught him to crochet, and we're honored to bring you his Living [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts crochet giving holiday inspiration interests



Clip Desk Lamp

Posted by Marcea

If you are looking for the perfect clip desk lamp, OttLite has the ideal lamps you need. Healthy lighting is a must for the home or office environment, and our clip on desk lamp allows you to direct healthy lighting just where you need it. OttLite has a large selection of floor, table and clip desk lamps that make reading and working an easier and more pleasurable experience. We also carry a large variety of replacement bulbs.OttLite office lamps, from our clip on reading lamp to our larger [Read More...]

Tags: desk lamp Ott Lite OttLite Read reading Reading lamps table lamp



Polymer Clay Necklace

Posted by Autumn

Jewelry is practically a no-brainer Mother's Day gift, but what if the jewelry was handmade by you? Now that's something special! With a few tools and a few hours, you can make a gorgeous polymer clay necklace to give to the World's Best Mom--yours! To keep the pieces looking modern, choose contemporary colors and stick to graphic designs with geometric shapes.Polymer Clay Jewelryfrom MarthaStewart.com What You NeedPolymer clayClay conditioning machine*Alternatives: pasta machine NOT used for [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts holiday jewelrymaking



Living Inspired: Jolene Roehlkepartain

Posted by Autumn

Jolene Roehlkepartain is a writer and speaker on family, parenting children and teenagers, and spirituality. Jolene has written 32 books, including Doing Good Together, Parenting Preschoolers with a Purpose, and What Young Children Need to Succeed. Jolene is also an avid Phalaneopsis orchid grower. She shared with us how she came to love growing orchids and a few useful tips about keeping these beautiful plants happy and healthy indoors.When did you first start growing orchids?I started growing [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts gardening inspiration interests



Glass Jar Terrarium

Posted by Autumn

Delight children--and grown-ups--with these easy-to-make terrariums. Making one can be a great Earth Day activity, and the lovely greenery will continue to please all year long. For best results, stop by your local garden center or florist shop to pick up the charcoal, moss, soil, and tiny plants.Glass Jar Terrariumfrom MarthaStewart.comWhat You Need:Glass jars (You can recycle glass jars from your kitchen goods.)Horticultural charcoalPotting soilClump MossOther tiny plants, like orchids or [Read More...]

Tags: craft crafts gardening holiday interest


1 ... 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 ... 23