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  • I'm a fan of making things from recycled materials. This article includes many crafty DIY ideas for recycling, up cycling, and reusing old clothes to make something new!

    Make your Own Homemade Bag From Old Clothes

    Make your Own Homemade Bag From Old Clothes

    by Hearty Cindy Penaranda10

  • When you don't understand certain things about art, it can definitely be a hindrance to enjoying looking at something you're not used to. Here's how to grow in appreciation for art when you're not an artist!

    How to Appreciate Art When You're Not an Artist

    How to Appreciate Art When You're Not an Artist

    by Michelle George2

  • Alcohol inks are expensive. Here is a way to make tons of colors and save money. The best part is that they actually work great!

    How to Make Alcohol Inks

    How to Make Alcohol Inks

    by Nichole Thomas13

  • Sensory boxes are a simple, cheap, and fun way for kids to explore their senses. They can be customized for any theme, subject, or season. Try making fake body parts boxes for Halloween!

    How to Make a Sensory Box and Fun "Feely" Ideas

    How to Make a Sensory Box and Fun "Feely" Ideas

    by Candace Bacon7

  • 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

  • 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 Calhoun39

  • 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

  • Learn how to make a book by hand with this step-by-step tutorial. These can be used as journals, sketchbooks, photobooks, and more!

    How to Make a Handmade Book

    How to Make a Handmade Book

    by Alex Rose2

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Claudia Mitchell101

  • Use antique ceiling tin to make an attractive wall hanging. Using salvaged material is a sustainable practice and can add a unique decorative touch to your home. This simple project is easy to do.

    Create a Wall Hanging With Antique Ceiling Tin

    Create a Wall Hanging With Antique Ceiling Tin

    by Dolores Monet3

  • Crafting gum wrappers to make folded chains has been around since the 1960s. They're still fun to put together, so learn how to do so with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    How to Make a Gum Wrapper Chain

    How to Make a Gum Wrapper Chain

    by Alex Rose4

  • 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

  • Learn how to build a bent-willow chair using free wood collected from the roadside. They're perfect to use as outdoor furniture so you can relax on the porch during the evenings!

    How to Build a Bent-Willow Chair

    How to Build a Bent-Willow Chair

    by Sharon Vile10

  • 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

  • Awesome hair accessories to make and to sell. Projects for babies, toddlers, teens and adults. Crafts include hair bows, clips, headbands, bridal styles, and barrettes.

    54 Charming DIY Hair Accessories

    54 Charming DIY Hair Accessories

    by Loraine Brummer4

  • Tie-dyeing is a fun way to become a fabric designer! Choose colors from subtle pastels to shouting vivids. Experiment with different typing combinations and colors! Learn how to do it on a budget!

    How to Tie-Dye on the Cheap

    How to Tie-Dye on the Cheap

    by Dawn7

  • Make lovely ladybug crafts using paper plates, egg cartons, bottle caps, rocks, and more! These DIY project ideas are fun and easy activities for kids.

    40 Fun and Easy Ladybug Craft Ideas

    40 Fun and Easy Ladybug Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer3

  • 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

  • This is a fun project! Design and construct your favorite building using poster board and craft paper. This hobby or career is called "Model Building" and is great for individuals or families.

    Model Building With Poster Board and Craft Paper

    Model Building With Poster Board and Craft Paper

    by Tricia Deed1

  • Make a wire bookmark as a simple craft project that you can keep or give away in just a few minutes! All you need is wire, needle-nose pliers, and creativity!

    How to Make Wire Bookmarks: A DIY Craft

    How to Make Wire Bookmarks: A DIY Craft

    by Blake Flannery8

  • Looking for a unique way to wrap many small items? Try these easy surprise ball instructions, and turn them into a gift that's as fun to unwrap as it is to receive.

    How to Make a Surprise Ball

    How to Make a Surprise Ball

    by Lisa Vollrath21

  • Outstanding ideas for making bandana crafts. No-sew and sew bandana crafts ideas include headbands, bibs, napkin holders, bags, wreaths, table runners, more

    28 Remarkable Bandana Craft Ideas

    28 Remarkable Bandana Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • Hot process soap making is one of the ways to make all-natural soap at home. But can you make the soap really, really pretty? What can you add to it to make it more interesting? Here's an account of some of my recent adventures in hot process soap making. You should be able to learn something, too!

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    Hot-Process Soap Making Adventures, with Recipes

    by Rachel Koski39

  • Learn how to make this super cute bling-covered contact lens case with this easy, step-by-step tutorial. I have also included some clever ideas for alternate uses for your new sparkly case.

    DIY Blinged-Out Contact Lens Case

    DIY Blinged-Out Contact Lens Case

    by Jamie Brock38

  • You'll find over 50 different Lenten Arts and Crafts ideas here, with pictures of the projects and the site names to the tutorials. You'll find this article useful if you teach a Sunday school class.

    57 Outstanding Lenten Arts and Crafts Ideas

    57 Outstanding Lenten Arts and Crafts Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer29

  • 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

  • Celebrate Earth Day with kids by making unique upcycled crafts that make their imaginations run wild. Learn how to make a pair of toilet paper roll binoculars for your kid's toys! It's a fun activity that you can use as a teaching lesson as well.

    Make Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars for an Earth Day Craft!

    Make Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars for an Earth Day Craft!

    by peachy37

  • A simple quilting extension table made with parts from Home Depot, completed in less than an hour, and with minimal material costing ~$20. Has adjustable legs and can be readily modified to a number of sewing machines.

    Make a Simple Quilting Extension Table

    Make a Simple Quilting Extension Table

    by hbng842

  • 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

  • Teacher gift ideas. Creative, homemade teacher appreciation gifts. Teacher gifts for kids to make. Teachers: high school, elementary, preschool, Sunday. Handmade gift ideas for teachers. Inexpensive.

    50 Awesome Teacher Gift Craft Ideas

    50 Awesome Teacher Gift Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer6

  • Making your own liquid hand soap is an easy afternoon project that will potentially save you hundreds of dollars. Choose your scent or opt for a fragrance-free soap. Make enough for a large family or plenty for gift giving.

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    How to Save Money by Making Your Own Liquid Hand Soap

    by Graham Gifford11

  • 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 Altorenna5

  • Looking for easy Halloween crafts using your child's handprints or footprints? Find out how to create over 10 different art ideas and several fun craft projects to make with your kids.

    Easy Halloween Crafts: Handprint and Footprint Art

    Easy Halloween Crafts: Handprint and Footprint Art

    by Alissa Roberts22

  • 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

  • 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

  • Scarecrows are awesome decorations, and they make a fun project for the whole family. You can easily make a scarecrow out of scraps to scare up some fun in your own front yard.

    How to Make a Homemade Scarecrow

    How to Make a Homemade Scarecrow

    by Chen2

  • Free templates included. Super-cute, super-easy crafts and decorations you can make with your kids (or by yourself!).

    Paper Christmas Crafts

    Paper Christmas Crafts

    by puzzlerpaige38

  • Have you ever wanted to make resin jewelry? I've listed the steps and materials you need to create custom rings below!

    How to Make a Resin Ring

    How to Make a Resin Ring

    by Vieiragirl0

  • Making miniature fairy furniture for a magical fairy bedroom is fun. I also make some covers and pillows for the bed. Step-by-step instructions with videos on how to make a fairy bed with modeling clay.

    How to Make a Miniature Fairy Bed With Modeling Clay

    How to Make a Miniature Fairy Bed With Modeling Clay

    by L M Reid0

  • Learn how to custom paint leather shoes, boots or sandals successfully with acrylic paint and then how to trim and embellish them with rhinestones, faux gems, sequins and other fashion accents

    How to Embellish and Paint Leather Shoes

    How to Embellish and Paint Leather Shoes

    by Margaret Schindel270

  • Instructions with step by step colour photos showing how to create a simple macramé board using cheap and easy to find items.

    How to Make a Macrame Board

    How to Make a Macrame Board

    by Claire1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Looking for some new images to spruce up your next collage, card making project, or scrapbook page? Try these handy sites for free images and collage sheets.

    Free Images & Collage Sheets

    Free Images & Collage Sheets

    by Lisa Vollrath6

  • With a few supplies, you can turn an old rubber boot that was headed for the dumpster into a cute and practical flower planter. Add a little whimsy to your garden with this recycled boot flower pot.

    How to Make a Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

    How to Make a Flower Pot out of a Recycled Rubber Boot

    by Claudia Mitchell71

  • 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 Spector26

  • 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

  • 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

  • In this article, I will show you how to create a scrapbook album from a re-purposed photo album, different journaling tags, how to incorporate flower embellishments and using words and phrases.

    Creating a Graduation Scrapbook Album for a gift!

    Creating a Graduation Scrapbook Album for a gift!

    by CraftytotheCore11

  • This is a simple and fun way to make potpourri in your dehydrator. The possibilities are endless when you make your own! Plus recipes, including apples and cinnamon and pumpkin pie.

    How to Make Homemade Potpourri in Your Dehydrator

    How to Make Homemade Potpourri in Your Dehydrator

    by dappledesigns1

  • 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 craftybird14

  • How do you get fair financial compensation when someone plagiarises or steals your artwork or design? Follow a common process to deal with copyright infringement and take back control.

    What to Do About Online Art Theft & Plagiarism

    What to Do About Online Art Theft & Plagiarism

    by Suzanne Day29

  • 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

  • Looking for a fun, fashionable, and usable craft? Here's the solution: an ombré tie-dyed baseball cap. It's fun to do with this easy-to-follow tutorial.

    How to Ombré Tie-Dye a Baseball Cap

    How to Ombré Tie-Dye a Baseball Cap

    by Claudia Mitchell4

  • 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 hassam22

  • A collection of vintage-inspired jewelry making techniques including collage or assemblage jewelry, working with brass filigree, cagework or tapestry beading, memory wire bracelets, and patina.

    How to Make Vintage-Style Jewelry

    How to Make Vintage-Style Jewelry

    by Margaret Schindel8

  • It might seem a little bizarre but a wisdom teeth necklace is what many opt for to safe keep their pearlies after a surgery. Find out how you can make a wisdom teeth necklace.

    How to Make a Necklace out of Your Wisdom Teeth

    How to Make a Necklace out of Your Wisdom Teeth

    by Kalpana Iyer3

  • Looking for some easy alien crafts for kids? Find step-by-step directions with lots of pictures for an alien spaceship, hand puppet, balloon craft, and spooky candle project. All of these ideas are fun for an outer space birthday party and make great Halloween activities for kids.

    Easy Alien Craft Ideas for Kids

    Easy Alien Craft Ideas for Kids

    by Alissa Roberts35

  •  If you’re a beach lover, you’ve probably seen sand dollars at the shore. Maybe you’ve found the occasional one at the water’s edge, or even stepped on one in the shallows. You’ve doubtless seen tons of the white echinoderms in souvenir...

    How to Find and Preserve Sand Dollars for Use in Crafts

    How to Find and Preserve Sand Dollars for Use in Crafts

    by Holle Abee26

  • Repurpose glass jars with metal lids into fabulous coin banks, tip jars, and donation jars. In this tutorial you will learn how to punch a rectangle slot into a metal lid using basic hand tools. No power tools required!

    How to Punch Slots in Metal Lids of Glass Jars

    How to Punch Slots in Metal Lids of Glass Jars

    by Marla0

  • Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    The Pros and Cons of Metal Clay Drying Options

    by Margaret Schindel29

  • 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

  • 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

    39 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    39 Creepy Spider Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Adorable Easter bunny crafts using paper, cotton balls, paper plates, paper bags, burlap, tp rolls, wash cloth. Easy bunny craft ideas to make

    42 Adorable Bunny Craft Ideas

    42 Adorable Bunny Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer8

  • 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

  • Looking for a fun and simple homemade craft? Try crafting with salt dough. Find out how using this easy salt dough recipe. Then make some of the fun craft projects provided.

    How to Make Salt Dough for Crafts

    How to Make Salt Dough for Crafts

    by Claudia Mitchell81

  • Heat embossing is an easy, but impressive, way to create personalized stationary, cards, envelopes, and gift tags. Discover heat, or wet, embossing and how to heat emboss with or without a specialized heat tool. This step by step how-to includes lots of pictures and two instructional videos.

    How to Use Embossing Powder to Wet Emboss with or without a Heat Gun

    How to Use Embossing Powder to Wet Emboss with or without a Heat Gun

    by Natasha17

  • 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

  • DIY Plans with photos, diagrams and step-by-step instructions for building a nest box that is specially designed for wood ducks.

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    by Anthony Altorenna11

  • 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

  • Best no-carve pumpkin ideas. Ideas for: painting, decoupage, stenciled, jeweled, blinged and decorating pumpkins. Fun and easy no-carve pumpkin ideas

    35 Outstanding No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

    35 Outstanding No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer6

  • Learn how to make custom paper with paint techniques. It's fun to make your scrapbook pages and greeting cards with your own special touch. Use these ideas and tips to get started!

    Techniques to Alter Paper or Cardstock

    Techniques to Alter Paper or Cardstock

    by Linda F Correa0

  • 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

  • The Folk Artist Krypto explains how to take freshly cut hardwood tree trunks and carve them into beautiful one-piece wood art. Proper seasoning of the wood and a patient cutting procedure are vital to prevent checking and splitting of the wood fibers. Krypto also discusses sealing techniques to aid in the control of water evaporation from the green wood.

    How to Carve Oak and Other Hardwood Tree Trunks Into Beautiful and Useful Wood Art

    How to Carve Oak and Other Hardwood Tree Trunks Into Beautiful and Useful Wood Art

    by Rodney C Lawley13

  • 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

  • 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

  • Each year, 58 billion disposable coffee cup sleeves are tossed out. Learn how to save your fingers and the environment by taking the time to make your own reusable coffee sleeve. Easy to make and customize, a reusable coffee sleeve also makes a great homemade gift.

    How to Make a Reusable Coffee Cup Sleeve Cozy with Sewing Pattern

    How to Make a Reusable Coffee Cup Sleeve Cozy with Sewing Pattern

    by Natasha37

  • Step by step instructions and photos are provided in this easy tissue paper suncatcher craft tutorial. It's perfect for kids of all ages.

    Suncatcher Craft Project for Toddlers

    Suncatcher Craft Project for Toddlers

    by Claudia Mitchell74

  • Create a masterpiece by learning to paint with marbles! This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions with photos, along with an instructional video. It's the perfect craft for anyone!

    How to Paint With Marbles

    How to Paint With Marbles

    by Claudia Mitchell48

  • 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

  • Add a touch of homespun whimsy to your holidays with these recycled denim ornaments. They are easy to make using this tutorial that includes step by step instructions and photos.

    How to Make Ornaments out of Recycled Jeans

    How to Make Ornaments out of Recycled Jeans

    by Claudia Mitchell114

  • If you have kids, you probably end up with lots of crayon bits that are messy and too small to be useful. Don't throw them out! There are tons of fun and beautiful crafts you can make with them.

    Upcycle Old Crayons: 4 DIY Project Ideas

    Upcycle Old Crayons: 4 DIY Project Ideas

    by Christy Kirwan9

  • 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

  • Make outstanding crafts using sphagnum, Spanish, reindeer, artificial or excelsior moss. Crafts made include trees, balls, baskets, wreaths, frames.

    41 Outstanding Moss Craft Ideas

    41 Outstanding Moss Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • Easy ghost crafts using paper, paper plates, cheesecloth, gauze, clay, leaves and cotton balls. A great Halloween craft resource.

    31 Best Ghostly Ghost Crafts

    31 Best Ghostly Ghost Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • An introduction to the unusual and rewarding hobby of painting rocks. Make the most of freely available stones and pebbles to create fascinating 3-D paintings.

    How to Paint Realistic Animals on Rocks

    How to Paint Realistic Animals on Rocks

    by Bev G141

  • Make 50+ tabletop trees crafts for Christmas or home decor. Fun for kids and adults, these fun DIY trees can feature pine cones, felt, beads, burlap, papers, and other easy craft supplies!

    57 Stunning DIY Tabletop Tree Ideas

    57 Stunning DIY Tabletop Tree Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Easy angel crafts using paper plates, folded paper, pipe cleaners, felt, muslin, etc. Sunday school ideas, Christmas ornaments and decor.

    49 Awesome Angel Crafts

    49 Awesome Angel Crafts

    by Loraine Brummer11

  • These sugar cube igloos are a fun and interactive Canadian craft for teaching kids about the history of the Inuit people. They also make wonderfully unique Canadian party decorations!

    How to Make a Sugar Cube Igloo

    How to Make a Sugar Cube Igloo

    by Corrinna Johnson20

  • 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-K38

  • DIY plans for building a bat house with an image of a flying bat. This article includes diagrams, photos and step-by-step instructions for building and hanging a bat box.

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    by Anthony Altorenna23

  • Iris folding is a simple paper-folding technique that originated in Holland. Learn how to do it with this set of basic instructions and long list of links to free patterns.

    Free Iris Folding Patterns and Instructions

    Free Iris Folding Patterns and Instructions

    by Lisa Vollrath5

  • This winter, try out these snowman craft ideas that are perfect for kids, preschoolers, and adults. You could even make these DIY projects with the intent to sell them at craft shows. Enjoy!

    49 Amazing Snowman Craft Ideas

    49 Amazing Snowman Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer16

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  • Fall crafts are those that can be displayed from August to the end of November. In this article find unique and easy-to-do Fall crafts that will make your decorating a breeze. Fall craft ideas for inside and outdoors.

    34 Gorgeous Fall Craft Ideas

    34 Gorgeous Fall Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer2

  • Christmas is here. Have you prepared your crib? If not, maybe you'll decide to make one for next year. It is easy to do and costs next to nothing!

    How to Easily Make a Christmas Crib

    How to Easily Make a Christmas Crib

    by Joseph Attard16

  • How to make a mosaic table top with ceramic tiles for outdoors in your garden. What are the best mosaic techniques for beginners. How do I grout a mosaic? Ceramic Tiles make an awesome garden table.

    How to Create a Mosaic Design for a Garden Table

    How to Create a Mosaic Design for a Garden Table

    by L M Reid15

  • With a little planning ahead, setting up a craft show booth can be really fun and make a big difference to your sales.

    How To Set Up A Craft Show Booth

    How To Set Up A Craft Show Booth

    by Karen Creftor7

  • 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

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