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  • Called primitive, grunge or grungy, vintage, early American or folk art, all of these craft ideas include free tutorials. Easy country crafts to give as gifts, for your own decorating, or to sell.

    42 Primitive and Grungy Craft Ideas

    42 Primitive and Grungy Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • Look through this extensive list of creative owl crafts for kids, teachers, preschoolers, and adults! They can make lovely gifts, home decor, or projects for art class. Enjoy!

    53 Wildly Fun Owl Craft Ideas

    53 Wildly Fun Owl Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer49

  • Ceramic tile mosaics are creative art projects that even the non-artist can conquer. Ceramic tiles can be used to transform almost any surface into a beautiful piece of art.

    How to Make Ceramic Tile Mosaics

    How to Make Ceramic Tile Mosaics

    by LauraGSpeaks17

  • This article is about making greeting cards out of recycled magazines. It covers a wide range of techniques that you can use with magazine pages including punching, stamping, layering, and more.

    Recycled Magazine Craft Project: Greeting Cards

    Recycled Magazine Craft Project: Greeting Cards

    by Rose Clearfield39

  • Love beaded curtains and want to make your own? Here are some fun ways to make your own beaded curtains from things you may have laying around the house. You won't believe what some of these things are.

    Crafty Handmade Beaded Curtain Ideas

    Crafty Handmade Beaded Curtain Ideas

    by Rosana Modugno10

  • A DIY crafting project for making a toad house from a flower pot, and then adding Wampum to decorate the outside of the toad abode.

    How to Make a Toad House

    How to Make a Toad House

    by Anthony Altorenna42

  • If you have decided to take up journaling, whether it be a diary or perhaps a gratitude journal, then why not use collage to help you express how you feel?

    Collage Ideas for Your Art Journal

    Collage Ideas for Your Art Journal

    by Bev G35

  • How to make a native american dreamcatcher. Dream catchers are for protecting us from bad dreams. The web catches the dreams and the daylight hits the dream catcher and illuminates the dream.

    How to Make a Native American Dream Catcher

    How to Make a Native American Dream Catcher

    by Lela39

  • Join us for our very first Paper Automata experience. Making toys that move...out of paper! We are crafters, but total beginners to this amazing paper art.

    Paper Automata

    Paper Automata

    by puzzlerpaige12

  • create your own jewellery, how to make jewellery, sterling silver jewellery, 14k gold jewellery,I have been creating wire wrapped jewellery for approximately five years now, and the most common remark I receive, aside from being told how stunning they are, is how difficult they must be to make. Of...

    How to Make a Beautiful Wire Wrapped Pendant

    How to Make a Beautiful Wire Wrapped Pendant

    by Enelle Lamb169

  • An introduction to bronze clay, differences in firing schedules and methods compared to silver metal clay, and an overview of major bronze metal clay brands, formulas and jewelry making techniques.

    Bronze Clay for Jewelry Making and Sculpture

    Bronze Clay for Jewelry Making and Sculpture

    by Margaret Schindel12

  • When the hunt is over, save that deer fat and put it to good use by making easy tallow container candles. Would be a great Christmas or Holiday present.

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    How to Make Tallow Candles From Deer Fat

    by Maggie Bonham0

  • This is an introduction to tea bag folding or flat unit origami. Create paper rosettes for decorating cards, paper items and wrapping gifts. Add a simple gift tag to brighten a gift.

    Tea Bag Folding—A Flat Unit Origami Craft

    Tea Bag Folding—A Flat Unit Origami Craft

    by Sherry Venegas35

  • Do you love crafting with your Cricut machine? Do what you love and make some money doing it! In this article, we'll go over some fun products you can create to sell with your machine.

    Make Money Using Your Cricut: 4 Product Ideas

    Make Money Using Your Cricut: 4 Product Ideas

    by Samantha Adams5

  • Turn a thrift-store find into a jewelry case using some paint, stencils, scrapbook paper, and vintage postcards! This tutorial is simple to follow and easy to customize to fit your style!

    How to Turn a Thrifted Box Into a Jewelry Case

    How to Turn a Thrifted Box Into a Jewelry Case

    by Donna Herron8

  • If you have all kinds of notes in all kinds of places, and maybe even several different planners / notebooks, this is the hub for you! Keep all your notes and daily to-dos, etc in a BULLET JOURNAL!

    How to Set up and Plan in Your Bullet Journal

    How to Set up and Plan in Your Bullet Journal

    by Jamie Jensen11

  • Follow these step-by-step instructions to create a lovely stained glass butterfly! I've included reference photos that you can check as you create your own piece.

    How to Make a Stained Glass Butterfly

    How to Make a Stained Glass Butterfly

    by Susan Zutautas84

  • Have you ever gotten a gift so nicely wrapped with that amazing bow attached to the front that you don't want to open because it's so pretty? With the help of these instructions you can make your own fancy Christmas bows that people will adore!

    How to Make a Christmas Bow

    How to Make a Christmas Bow

    by CassyLu198135

  • Candle boxes have been around for centuries. This early 1700's replica candle box will add to your décor and function as a box to hold anything you want to put in it.

    How To Build a Vintage Wooden Candle Box

    How To Build a Vintage Wooden Candle Box

    by Michael Higgins51

  • Unique ideas with plans for making decorative birdhouses using old license plates. These are functional birdhouses that birds will actually use to raise their families.

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna3

  • Starting a digital scrapbook on your iPad can be extremely fun and rewarding. Here are some of the best scrapbooking apps available for iPad. These apps offer the best themes, backgrounds and elements that help you build a scrapbook of your dreams.

    5 Scrapbooking Apps for iPad

    5 Scrapbooking Apps for iPad

    by Anurag Ghosh1

  • Learn how you can make your own mosaic bird baths, tabletops, gazing balls, flowerpots, stepping stones, and more. Find out what materials are needed, what methods are best for completing each mosaic project and how to find inspirational designs...

    How To Mosaic: Art For Your Garden

    How To Mosaic: Art For Your Garden

    by Rita-K37

  • Having written an article recently about making the most simple Friendship Bracelet, I wanted to quickly follow it up with my favorite Friendship Bracelet design. It is a design that I was not aware of way-back-when in school, when making these bracelets was so popular. The design is also surprisingly simple. I have taught the technique to a group of 8-10 year olds and they picked it up easily. I'll have you knotting in no time!

    How to Make a Peruvian Wave Friendship Bracelet

    How to Make a Peruvian Wave Friendship Bracelet

    by woothie7

  • The next time your garden hose wears out, don't throw it away! Instead recycle or repurpose it into something useful or decorative. From sprinklers to vases to wreaths, the possibilities are endless.

    How to Recycle or Reuse an Old Garden Hose

    How to Recycle or Reuse an Old Garden Hose

    by Rose Clearfield24

  • The Mason jar has to be one of the most useful inventions on the planet. They are not used for just canning and preserving foods anymore. Nowadays Mason jars are used and re-used in tons different creative ways. One of the most common ways to use...

    Mason Jar Crafts and Décor: Ideas and Inspiration

    Mason Jar Crafts and Décor: Ideas and Inspiration

    by Jamie Brock83

  • Rustic Christmas craft ideas. Rustic crafts using burlap, jute, rusty tin accents and pine cones. Rustic country holiday projects included ornaments, trees, angels, snowmen, garlands, Santas,

    66 Rustic Christmas Crafts

    66 Rustic Christmas Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • Looking for fun and easy craft ideas for the 4th of July? Find 5 patriotic crafts for kids to make with step-by-step instructions and pictures. These art projects also work well for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Veteran's Day.

    4th of July Crafts: 5 Fun Patriotic Craft Ideas for Kids

    4th of July Crafts: 5 Fun Patriotic Craft Ideas for Kids

    by Alissa Roberts28

  • Sick of following web links for pages boasting tutorials for making inexpensive wall art that turned out to either 1) require tons of materials that actually cost a lot or 2) look like something I wouldn't hang on my wall if I got it for free, I decided to create my own DIY wall art project to create something that is both inexpensive and worth hanging.

    DIY Form Board Fabric Wall Art Panel Décor

    DIY Form Board Fabric Wall Art Panel Décor

    by Natasha49

  • If you want to decorate your cell phone, you can paint it with nail polish. Using this guide you can learn how to paint a cell phone using only nail polish and a few simple tricks.

    How to Decorate a Cell Phone with Nail Polish

    How to Decorate a Cell Phone with Nail Polish

    by TheKatsMeow22

  • Cane is an excellent fiber to work with. Learn the basic concepts for how to weave with cane. Then make a split cane stool or repair a bentwood split cane chair.

    Cane Weaving - Preparing, Tools & Patterns

    Cane Weaving - Preparing, Tools & Patterns

    by Dawn0

  • A free template, tips, and techniques are freely shared in this Wet Felting Tutorial. Recycled Crivit Beach shoes are used in the place of shoe lasts and recycled Soles are attached on completion.

    How to Make Wet Felted Boots for Children

    How to Make Wet Felted Boots for Children

    by Sally Gulbrandsen18

  • Best Christmas crafts ideas, Christmas art ideas for kids, and adults.Fun to make handmade Christmas gifts, ornaments and decorations. Classroom Christmas art ideas. Simple DIY crafts and art projects

    46 Best Christmas Arts and Crafts Ideas

    46 Best Christmas Arts and Crafts Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer29

  • This craft is easily assembled and can be used for greeting card embellishments. This tutorial will produce four greeting cards. Use it for the classroom or groups.

    Tea Bag Folding Paper Craft for Children

    Tea Bag Folding Paper Craft for Children

    by Sherry Venegas2

  • Castile soap is the purest soap ever. Make your own Castile soap by following this easy recipe. This soap is ideal for vegetarians and vegans.

    Castile Soap Recipe

    Castile Soap Recipe

    by Sleepylog10

  • A detailed list of basic, nice-to-have and specialty materials, tools, supplies and equipment for working with metal clay. Learn how to build a metal clay toolkit or see what's missing from your kit.

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    Metal Clay Materials, Tools, Supplies and Equipment

    by Margaret Schindel40

  • A fun craft for kids and adults, these eco-friendly bird feeders are just what your garden needs. Attract birds the earth friendly way by using these easy to follow instructions, including photos.

    Easy Biodegradable Bird Feeders

    Easy Biodegradable Bird Feeders

    by Glimmer Twin Fan63

  • Lavender is a wonder herb with many uses. The essential oil is a popular product used in aromatherapy and the dried lavender flowers are used in craft items and culinary preparations. If you love lavender flavours, check out some of these lavender recipes.

    Fun With Dried Lavender Flowers: Craft Ideas and Recipes

    Fun With Dried Lavender Flowers: Craft Ideas and Recipes

    by lady rain19

  • Step by step instructions on how to make an earth globe from paper mache. All you need is tissue paper, flour, water and a balloon. Instructions for more globes included. Great Earth Day project!

    Art Ideas: How to Make a Paper Mache Earth Globe

    Art Ideas: How to Make a Paper Mache Earth Globe

    by Dorsi Diaz5

  • How to make a ghost door hanger using burlap fabric. No-sew burlap ghost door hanger pattern. Ghost door hanger template. Pattern to make and paint burlap door hanger.

    How to Make a Ghost Door Hanger for Halloween

    How to Make a Ghost Door Hanger for Halloween

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • These baby Jesus craft ideas are perfect for kids, preschoolers, and toddlers. They can also be a fun activity for adults and seniors.

    29 Cute Baby Jesus Crafts

    29 Cute Baby Jesus Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer2

  • Jazz up a plain white shirt with a handmade felt brooch. Learn how to design your own unique pin with these step by step instructions and photos.

    How to Make a Felt Brooch

    How to Make a Felt Brooch

    by Glimmer Twin Fan101

  • New to book repair? This article outlines some common issues with glue-bound books and useful approaches to repairing them with inexpensive craft glue and a handful of rubberbands.

    Repair a Book with Glue!

    Repair a Book with Glue!

    by Margaret Derr5

  • Lovely three dimensional hearts made from colorful scraps of leftover scrapbooking paper. Perfect for rainy day crafts or holiday decorations. These hearts look darling hanging anywhere and any time.

    How to Make a 3D Paper Heart

    How to Make a 3D Paper Heart

    by Heather Rode12

  • These decorative birdhouses are built for the birds! Birdhouses designed with the birds in mind have a higher chance of attracting tenants, and adding a bit of whimsey makes them look good too!

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna31

  • I've been teaching oil painting classes for about six years now. Every student has their strengths, but one thing that most of them have in common is they get stumped when it comes to which colors to use. This is a great project for both...

    Art Lessons for Kids - Color Theory Made Easy

    Art Lessons for Kids - Color Theory Made Easy

    by Laura Spector23

  • This Simple Sparkle Slime recipe is easy and fun to do! Whether you are new to the slime craze or you're looking for a new flashy recipe, this article will not disappoint!

    How to Make Simple Sparkle Slime

    How to Make Simple Sparkle Slime

    by Sarah Spradlin3

  • I like to mix it up when it comes to designing art and my jewelry making is no exception. I came up with these interesting ideas to work driftwood into jewelry and I wanted to share them with you.

    How to Make a Driftwood Jewelry Pendant

    How to Make a Driftwood Jewelry Pendant

    by C.S.Alexis28

  • If you've always wanted to make stained glass art, but don't have "stained glass" you can use Sharpies! With an old window and some Sharpie markers, you can create your own "stained glass."

    Sharpie Art - How to Make a "Stained Glass" Window

    Sharpie Art - How to Make a "Stained Glass" Window

    by Cynthia Calhoun38

  • Here are some inexpensive ingredients, directions, and tips on how to make hand crafted, vegan homemade soap. With pictures and recipe you can learn to make your own home made soap

    Homemade Soap - How to Make Soap at Home

    Homemade Soap - How to Make Soap at Home

    by Dolores Monet2

  • Rubber is a raw material used in most of the flexible items that we use daily or often. It has a peculiar nature because of its unique chemical composition. It is flexible and hyper elastic in nature makes it useful for many purposes. Rubber has...

    How to Make Rubber at Home

    How to Make Rubber at Home

    by hassam21

  • Quick, easy, and super inexpensive cards to make at home for your favorite Valentine. A great way to recycle paint chips and leftover scrap book paper into lovely giftable art.

    DIY Paint Chip Valentine's Day Cards

    DIY Paint Chip Valentine's Day Cards

    by Heather Rode21

  • Alcohol ink tiles are a fun project. You can add alcohol inks on tiles and let them dry or light them with a lighter. You can create many variations by using the different alcohol ink techniques.

    Alcohol Ink Tiles

    Alcohol Ink Tiles

    by Sheila Wilson2

  • Pictures of bowls made from recycled, rolled magazines have popped up all over the internet, but available instructions frequently leave something to be desired. This is an in-depth tutorial with step by step instructions on how to recycle paper from magazines, catalogs, old homework assignments, or anything else into a cute bowl.

    How to Make a Recycled Rolled Up/Glued Paper Magazine Balloon Bowl

    How to Make a Recycled Rolled Up/Glued Paper Magazine Balloon Bowl

    by Natasha74

  • If bling is your thing, you’ll love all the craft ideas found here. Create beautiful crafts, unique décor and homemade gifts, using rhinestones and glitter. Find pictures/ site names to the tutorials.

    47 Things to Bling Craft Ideas

    47 Things to Bling Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • DIY wood pallet craft project ideas. Craft ideas for repurposing old wood pallets: wine rack, coffee table, wall art, bed, couch, signs, and more.

    45 DIY Wood Pallet Crafts

    45 DIY Wood Pallet Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • Amazon takes on Etsy with a new program that allows artists and crafters to sell their handmade items on the Amazon platform. Learn more and find out how to apply to get an invitation.

    Did You Get an Invitation to Amazon Handmade?

    Did You Get an Invitation to Amazon Handmade?

    by Christin Sander18

  • Flower Pounding is a fun and rewarding way to use the dye from flowers. It's a great way to preserve the colors of summer or a special bloom that means so much. The finished product can be used in quilts, made into a pillow or even framed and hung on the wall. You'll be delighted with the results when you learn how to flower pound on fabric.

    How to Flower Pound on Fabric

    How to Flower Pound on Fabric

    by Glimmer Twin Fan71

  • If you are new to woodcarving, this spoon is easy to make and will put a smile on someone's face. You can personalize it by painting or carving something in the handle.

    How to Make a Personalized Wooden Spoon

    How to Make a Personalized Wooden Spoon

    by Michael Higgins4

  • How to create mosaic art, a guide to techniques, tools, design, indoor vs. outdoor materials, substrates, tesserae, color, adhesives, sealers, and delving into the mysteries of grout.

    A How-To Guide to Mosaic

    A How-To Guide to Mosaic

    by Silva Hayes86

  • Fun and easy Halloween spider craft ideas for kids: kindergarten, preschoolers, toddlers. Arts and crafts ideas. Spider craft ideas for adults to make and sell. Spiders: bat, pumpkin, itsy bitsy spider

    37 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    37 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Two birdhouses in one unique design! Step-by-step plan for building a birdhouse with two separate nest boxes, each with its own entrance.

    How to Build a Duplex Condo Birdhouse

    How to Build a Duplex Condo Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna1

  • Learn how to make a fancy 3D chandelier from a frozen pizza box. Three dimensional chandeliers are a popular choice for party decorations. In fact, we are using several of them for my daughters high school graduation party this year. I have made...

    How to Make a 3D Chandelier from a Frozen Pizza Box

    How to Make a 3D Chandelier from a Frozen Pizza Box

    by Jamie Brock50

  • These traditional corn dollies are simple to create, and make wonderful decorations for jackets or hats during harvest festivals. Learn how to make one of your own in this easy guide!

    Make Your Own Corn Dolly - The Gentleman's Favour

    Make Your Own Corn Dolly - The Gentleman's Favour

    by Pollyanna Jones3

  • DIY garden plant container makes a great spice garden for your kitchen or used in a child’s room to grow a sweet potatoe vine. The uses for this cork DIY plant container are endless. Fun, easy craft!

    Wine Cork Plant Container

    Wine Cork Plant Container

    by Susan Britton17

  • This homemade Kool-Aid playdough recipe is easy and fun. Kids love the scent and colors, parents love all skills their children build while playing with scented playdough.

    How to Make Kool-Aid Playdough: Recipe for Kids

    How to Make Kool-Aid Playdough: Recipe for Kids

    by Kristin Trapp25

  • Pretty Ugly Pottery created a range of novelty tableware which featured funny faces on the outside. This is the story of the world famous Ugly Mugs and how they were made, written by someone who worked for the company.

    Pretty Ugly Pottery: Ugly Mugs

    Pretty Ugly Pottery: Ugly Mugs

    by Adele Cosgrove-Bray37

  • A clasp can really make or break a piece of jewelry. Why finish a beautiful handmade piece with a store bought clasp? Discover how to make your own toggle clasp for your next jewelry project.

    How to Make your own Wire Toggle Clasp for Jewelry

    How to Make your own Wire Toggle Clasp for Jewelry

    by Natasha37

  • Learn how to weave flexible metal clay sheet or paper to make woven metal jewelry. This illustrated step-by-step weaving tutorial demonstrates a simple method with helpful illustrations.

    Metal Clay Weaving Tutorial

    Metal Clay Weaving Tutorial

    by Margaret Schindel38

  • Learn about flower pressing techniques and ideas on creating unique handmade gifts from flower art. Pressing flowers is easy and can brighten up your home decor.

    Pressing Flowers For Handmade Gifts

    Pressing Flowers For Handmade Gifts

    by Suzanne Day5

  • Making an elastic band harp can be fun and a great activity for a rainy day. It's also educational and you will have most of the materials already at hand.

    Kids Crafts: How to Make an Elastic Band Harp

    Kids Crafts: How to Make an Elastic Band Harp

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan29

  • With just a few supplies and time, you too can turn common potatoes into beautiful jewelry. Find out how in this easy to follow tutorial.

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    How to Make Potato Jewelry

    by Glimmer Twin Fan134

  • The cajon, a box drum originating from African slaves in Peru during the early 19th century or before, is becoming more widely used within different musical genres. Its locomotion is a plus, as no set up is required, and its fairly light, making it...

    How to Make Your Own Cajón (Box Drum)

    How to Make Your Own Cajón (Box Drum)

    by Daniel Rife1

  • Most kids love making things, especially items they can use. Discover how to help your child make a bean bag to play games with and a drawstring bag to hold secret treasures.

    Simple And Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids

    Simple And Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids

    by Natasha27

  • Lucky Stars Jamie Brock This is a easy, step by step tutorial on how to fold origami stars, otherwise known as lucky stars, dream stars or wishing stars. They are small in size and made from narrow strips of decorative papers. It is ideal to use...

    Cute Origami Craft: How to Fold Lucky Stars

    Cute Origami Craft: How to Fold Lucky Stars

    by Jamie Brock33

  • Paper crafts are a great way to improve kids' fine motor skills. The equipment is inexpensive and they can have lots of fun paper tearing, folding, cutting, glueing and weaving paper.

    Simple Paper Crafts for Kids

    Simple Paper Crafts for Kids

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan21

  • The grain of wood is often what makes it so attractive to the human eye. We enjoy the natural color and flow. Here I am going to show how to push the grain of wood just a little further than raw and natural by adding colors to the grain. This is not...

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    by C.S.Alexis17

  • Recycle plastic grocery bags to make useful and interesting crocheted tote bags in varying sizes. Basic step-by-step instructions with photographs are included. Learn how to cut continuous strips of "yarn" from the bags and try this easy crochet pattern. Make something from nothing!

    Crochet Fun Beach Bags from Recycled Plastic Bags

    Crochet Fun Beach Bags from Recycled Plastic Bags

    by Stephanie Henkel36

  • Unless you do your own canning, you probably don't have mason jars lying around. This is a semi-quick way to add rustic elegance to jars you already own.

    Cheap Rustic "Mason" Jars

    Cheap Rustic "Mason" Jars

    by Amber Courtney0

  • Check out this list for easy Christmas craft ideas for toddlers, kids, teens, and adults. Each of these crafts can be completed in 30 minutes or less.

    51 Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

    51 Easy Christmas Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • Making homemade slime with your kids is an easy, fun, and educational activity that can be done with simple ingredients found at home! Borax and glue are the main ingredients for this project.

    How to Make Slime With Borax and Glue

    How to Make Slime With Borax and Glue

    by Kate Daily3

  • A chapbook is a hand-stitched pamphlet. In the colonial United States, street peddlers called chapmen sold chapbooks, which contained religious messages, political opinions, poetry, and popular pieces of literature. Today, chapbooks are stilled used...

    How to Make a Chapbook - An Illustrated, Step-by-Step Guide

    How to Make a Chapbook - An Illustrated, Step-by-Step Guide

    by Stacie Naczelnik27

  • Unbiased reviews of metal clay related products including the Ultra-Lite Beehive Kiln and custom name/logo stamps by Metal Clay Artist Magazine's senior editor and technical editor Margaret Schindel.

    Metal Clay Product Reviews

    Metal Clay Product Reviews

    by Margaret Schindel10

  • Soy candles burn longer, release less toxic soot and burn cooler than paraffin candles. Here's how to make your own at home.

    How to Make Soy Candles

    How to Make Soy Candles

    by Viola Horne0

  • Browse these sweet gift ideas you can make for a mom and her baby. If you need to put something together for a baby shower gift or to make a new mom's care package, use this list for inspiration!

    50 Darling Homemade Gift Ideas to Make for a New Mom

    50 Darling Homemade Gift Ideas to Make for a New Mom

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • Looking for easy to make kid craft ideas that won't break the bank? Here are five budget-friendly craft ideas that use recycled products from around the house that both your kids and wallet will love!

    Budget-Friendly Crafts for Kids to Make

    Budget-Friendly Crafts for Kids to Make

    by Alissa Roberts21

  • Penguins are loved by people of all ages. I've compiled a list of fun and easy penguin craft activities you can do in a classroom or a DIY party!

    34 Cool and Amazing Penguin Craft Ideas

    34 Cool and Amazing Penguin Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer15

  • Have a rhinestone design kit and lost the instructions? Or perhaps received one second-hand or as a hand-me-down? Here are basic instructions on how to use it, how to change the plungers, and how to identify the size of the rhinestones by the size chart.

    How to Use the BeDazzler Rhinestone Setting Craft Tool

    How to Use the BeDazzler Rhinestone Setting Craft Tool

    by R Shelton0

  • I have always loved making native crafts ever since I was a young lad. I used to make my own moccasins out of a deer skin my dad traded wood work for. I thought wearing moccasins would make me able to sneak up on rabbits easier. It worked like a...

    How To Make A Simple Dreamcatcher

    How To Make A Simple Dreamcatcher

    by Northerntrials65

  • Halloween witch crafts ideas for kids and adults. 30+ unique, fun and easy witch craft projects including witches hat, dolls, decorations, pumpkins, frogs, costumes, shoes, ornaments, puppets, spiders

    31 Spooky Halloween Witch Craft Ideas

    31 Spooky Halloween Witch Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • Nativity arts and crafts for kids to make. Best nativity crafts ideas using craft sticks, wooden doll pegs, paper, clay, clay pots. Crochet. Nativity crafts for adults. Make Christmas nativity art.

    40 Beautiful Nativity Craft Ideas

    40 Beautiful Nativity Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer15

  • A router is a tool used to hollow out a specific area from a solid surface such as wood or plastic. By controlling the shape and depth of the cut a multitude of possible designs can be achieved. Here is an easy to follow guide to get you started!

    Cut Designs on Wood With a Dremel Router

    Cut Designs on Wood With a Dremel Router

    by artliving2

  • Suggestions for making handmade greeting cards include the use of photographs, purchased stickers and scrap-booking materials, quilling, calligraphy, sketching, drawing and painting your own. You can even make matching gift tags. See the article for more ideas.

    Simple Handmade Greeting Cards

    Simple Handmade Greeting Cards

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan56

  • Learn how to texture metal clay with carving, tear-away textures, photopolymer plates, household items, leaves, food, purchased and homemade mats, molds and tools in this comprehensive guide.

    How to Texture Metal Clay

    How to Texture Metal Clay

    by Margaret Schindel203

  • Pan pipes are instruments that date far back into history, even figuring into the mythological story of Pan. The pipe is often used in folk music, providing a harmonica-like flute sound. The traditional panpipe has about ten pipes, but it will be...

    Make Your Own Instrument - Pan Pipes

    Make Your Own Instrument - Pan Pipes

    by Stacie Naczelnik25

  • Maybe you have a hobby that you're thinking about marketing, but you're trying to weigh the pros and cons. It's easy to give in to the negative aspects of starting your craft business, but there are also some really fantastic reasons to go for it.

    15 Reasons Why You Should Start a Handmade Craft Business

    15 Reasons Why You Should Start a Handmade Craft Business

    by craftybird12

  • Quick basic tips to get started with your cardmaking, especially with you're a total beginner at making handmade greeting cards.

    10 Beginner Tips—How to Make Cards

    10 Beginner Tips—How to Make Cards

    by Fabrizio Martellucci17

  • One of the easiest toys to make for children requires nothing more than string and a button.

    Homemade Button String Toy

    Homemade Button String Toy

    by Ann Hinds20

  • Is your family getting ready to watch the Olympics? Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to make awesome Olympic Rings T-Shirts. You kids will love making and wearing these crafty shirts!

    Crafts for Kids: How to Make an Olympic Rings T-Shirt

    Crafts for Kids: How to Make an Olympic Rings T-Shirt

    by Sarah Johnson18

  • Here's how you and your padawan can make a decent-looking toy lightsaber with a bunch of stuff you probably already have lying around the house. It will be light enough to be safe for use in mock duels, cheap enough to consider disposable, and a fun part of your padawan's training.

    How to Make a Low-Budget DIY Lightsaber for Kids

    How to Make a Low-Budget DIY Lightsaber for Kids

    by Jeff Berndt15

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