Let your friends know your new address with a quirky postcard featuring Santa and his GPS.
Create your own custom canvas photo art with the easy JetMaster framing system.
See how to recycle an empty cupholder-style gum bottle into a craft organizer
Make your own wedding invitations with a design that’s easy, affordable, and elegant!
Save money and have fun by using Sugru, a silicone putty, to make repairs and add comfort to your tools.
Use our free wedding program template to create your programs, then decorate them to match your style with a simple punch and decorative paper.
Learn how to turn a regular envelope into a sweet little bag, perfect for gifts or wedding favors!
Use our free downloadable template to make Princess Peach castle party invitations.
Check out this awesome tip we found for upcycling old mini-blinds into plant markers for the garden.
Cut leftover paint chips into geometric shapes and use them to create colorful and creative greeting cards.
Check out a great new book we found to get inspiration for making your own mixed media dollhouses out of ordinary household items.
Save plastic from the landfill by using old shopping bags to create fused plastic linings for reusable sandwich wrappers. Then personalize them with cute phrases!
Try this trick to quickly and easily change a drop earring into a pendant necklace.
Get a great tip for keeping track of stained items in the wash, to be sure you double-check them before tossing into the dryer.
Learn how to make weighted juggling balls out of ordinary tennis balls and regular household caulk.
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.
Create a binder to hold all of the supplies you need for making greeting cards.
See three beautiful examples of handmade wedding invitations and get inspired to create your own.
Make a lighted tracing box out of a shadow box frame and a string of leftover Christmas lights.
See how one of our readers collected Sudoku puzzles and made them into a pad using our padding compound.
See how we fill empty space in a suitcase to keep your clothes from shifting during the trip.
See how a friend of ours turned old jewelry into a beautiful new necklace.
Have some thrifty fun by visiting our friend Heather over at www.DollarStoreCrafts.com
Use decorative paper or card stock and our easy template to make your own CD or DVD holders.
Decorate an ordinary gift with giant letters spelling the recipient’s name. This is a great idea for gifts for young kids who are just learning to recognize their own name, and will love it!
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.
Read about our experience at CHA Winter 2009 trade show and see our favorite new products.
Learn how to upcycle old bridesmaid dresses into elegant chair covers and a tablecloth.
Recycle the Christmas cards you receive using these 10 different ideas. Learn how to make scrapbooks and bookmarks and get ideas for donating them.
Learn to make your own bows out of ribbon. This simple technique works great for gift wrap, baskets, and decorations for Christmas or any other occasion.
Create a beautiful, custom tree skirt from the bottom of an old bridesmaid dress.
Pull items from nature to help you create a lovely centerpiece for fall or winter. It’s so easy and inexpensive, and can be adapted to whatever you’ve got on hand.
Use our template to print your own customized Christmas gift labels using basic mailing labels.
Learn to make your own custom notepads out of any paper and a special type of glue.
Get some tips for hosting a rummage or garage sale to raise money for a cause.
Learn a simple and easy way to remove permanent marker from a dry erase board and save it from the trash.
Use seashells to create your own memory game by applying matching stickers to the underside.
Decorate your wall with custom art blocks that you make with simple Styrofoam and squares of decorative paper. Easy to make and apply, these can be customized to suit any space and any decor.
Recycle the plastic cover from a pocket planner into a recipe card holder that protects your recipe cards, is easy to use, and takes almost no storage space.
A unique idea for creating clips to hold curtains on steel cable that costs a lot less than a standard drapery ring and clip.
Decorate that giant expanse of wall on a stairway landing with custom-made art canvases that you stretch and paint yourself.
Learn to sew easy and useful handmade burp cloths. Made of soft and gentle micro-fleece, these become indispensable to parents and make great shower gifts.
Make your own finger paints out of gelatin. These paints give a textured effect that you don’t get from finger paints you buy yourself. They are also completely non-toxic.
Use ordinary pipe cleaners to make bubble wands that work better and are easier to hold.