Use ordinary duct tape in bright colors to create a unique and fun Easter basket.
Use silica gel to quickly dry your special roses or other flowers. It’s easy to do and your colors will stay truer than regular air-drying.
Decorate a plain candle with vintage Valentine card designs using this simple decal technique
Use an old ashtray as a reusable paint cup. The brush will fit right in the notches!
Visit Sarah at Creative Studio to learn how to make a sweet little needle book out of leftover ribbon and felt.
Read our review of the book ”The Complete Photo Guide to Ribbon Crafts” by Elaine Schmidt and be prepared to learn tons of ribbon crafting techniques and be inspired.
Make a New Year’s resolution reminder cube by adapting our popular folding cube project. Write a resolution on each side and keep it nearby so you won’t forget!
Turn an old cork into a festive reindeer Christmas ornament with just a few simple craft supplies.
Use ribbon and pins to make unique pine cone ornaments to hang on your tree.
Check out the alternative Thanksgiving table Jo set for her guests, using a peacock theme.
Check out one of our favorite craft blog networks, CraftGossip.com
Learn how to recycle plastic Easter eggs into cute spiders to use as Halloween decorations
Visit one of our favorite sites to learn how to make adorable glass jar luminaries for Halloween.
Turn simple felt into a cute, drawstring sachet that looks like candy corn. What a great way to package Halloween candy!
Make facial features out of foam and use Velcro to attach them to your Halloween Jack-o-lantern. Then have fun mixing and matching the faces!
Use cookie cutters as molds to create tons of new shapes in your needle felting projects
Read our review of some fine art exhibited at a local arts and crafts fair.
Get some useful tips for dealing with peeling crayons that you’ll be melting into new shapes, and how to clean up the wax afterwards.
Read all about our great trip to the CHA Summer 2009 show in Orlando, and see what our favorite products and projects were at the show.
Turn simple frames into an elegant candle-lit luminaria centerpiece for your wedding, and personalize it with the bride and groom’s name and photo.
Get inspired to create new handles for your crochet hooks from recycled materials.
Learn how to make a fun bean bag toss game out of old jean pockets and terra cotta saucers.
See how to make fun and easy felt pennants for the Fourth of July. This is a great craft for kids to help with, and the result is a fun decoration for your Independence Day party!
Revisit an old trend and learn to make nylon flowers with this informative and colorful book.
Make a lighted tracing box out of a shadow box frame and a string of leftover Christmas lights.
Try a simple sewing project for kids to make their own stuffed teddy bear. Download our template and use supplies you probably already have to create your own.
See how a friend of ours turned old jewelry into a beautiful new necklace.
Make customized notepads with our simple, downloadable template. Great to give as a gift or to keep for yourself!
Learn how to roll curling ribbon up into a spiral that makes a colorful and fun coaster for your table. It’s a perfect way to recycle ribbon into something cool!
See a great example of dozens of one-inch art pieces called ”inchies”. When gathered together, they make a colorful and inspiring collection!
Make an easy felt sachet in the shape of an Easter egg. These are great for stuffing in Easter baskets or for decorating the table for Easter dinner.
Visit Cathie Filian’s site for a tutorial on adorable, mini sponge cakes and pies.
Make your own pick-up sticks game out of painted bamboo skewers, then recycle an empty syrup bottle to use as a fun container.
Learn how to use a simple needle felting technique to create a cute flower pin, perfect for Easter or spring.
Recycle your Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup bottles into a popular kid’s game, a tooth fairy holder or a place to store beads for jewelry making.
Learn about the new Teardrop Method, a quick and easy technique for creating color blends with polymer clay.
Recycle an unneeded phone book into a quirky pen and pencil holder that will be a real conversation piece on your desk
Get inspiration from this fantastic book about turning vintage jewelry pieces into new fashion finds. Learn some basic jewelry making techniques or hone your skills with her advanced tips and project ideas.
Learn to create a glossy finish on our folding photo cubes, to make them look nicer and last longer.
Read about our experience at CHA Winter 2009 trade show and see our favorite new products.
Sew a cute little heart out of felt and use it to store love notes, candy, or other goodies on Valentine’s Day.
Make cute dolls out of yarn and scraps of felt or fabric you might have on hand. This easy project is a great way to use up yarn leftover from a larger project.
Use etching cream to decorate an apothecary jar to give as a special gift.