General Crafts

How to Make a Variety of Crafts

Ideas For Doing Scrapbooking – Heritage Recipe Albums

Certain foods may remind us of Thanksgiving at Grandma's, or goody baskets received at Christmas time. Most of us associate certain foods with particular events, people or traditions. Foods that remind us of home...

Creating a Simple Children’s Growth Chart

A growth chart is a great way to keep up with the growth of a child. What a great memory tool for parents or grandparents alike! Traditionally, writing on a designated wall was the...
Craft Organizer

Organize your Crafting Workspace

If your craft scrapbook workspace is messy because there's lots of ribbon pieces lying around, here's your solution to corral the mess AND spark your creativity. This little organizer will allow you to hang...

How to Make a Table Lamp Shade

Unfortunately, when we have owned our table lamps for a number of years they can begin to look a little old and out dated. If you have completed a renovation or moved house, they...

Wood Carving: How to Sharpen Straight Chisels

If you're just starting out as a wood carver, you'll quickly discover how wood chisels are used all the time. There are many kinds, many sizes. They'll need periodic sharpening and it's good to...
Creating Crafts with Old Buttons - 10 Ideas

Creating Crafts with Old Buttons – 10 Ideas

I just love using old buttons in my craft projects. Here's ten quick and easy ideas to put those old buttons to use. For most projects, you will need a tube of craft glue,...

How to Make a Great Recycled Message Board or Chalk Board

Twice a year in my community, they have a "large garbage" pick up day. That is my favorite day! I drag my family along, and we drive up and down the streets looking for...

Six Steps to Build Your Very Own Rustic Desk

Installing an innovative and appealing style of furniture could transform your workplace and add oodles of dynamism to your attitude and performance. Rustic furniture has become a hot new accessory and there is an...

Bubble Blowing Recipes that will Blow the Kids Away!

I bet you haven't given this blowing bubble activity any thought as a child party activity? I'm not talking about little kids blowing little bubbles from those little containers - no, I'm talking about...

How to Recycle and Repurpose Old Shutters

As shutters become more and more popular and as people get more stuck in to home renovation, many of us will find ourselves with an old set of shutters that are no longer required...
Recycling

16 Creative Ideas For Repurposing Baby Food Jars Into Crafts

When it comes to frugal crafting, I like to repurpose regular household trash into new craft projects. One of the items I like to use are empty baby food jars. These little jars can...

Kids’ Crafts Create Beautiful Butterflies with Peanuts

Did you know you can do more than just eat peanuts? For a different kind of summertime activity, think outside the shell and have fun with this creative craft. Here's everything you'll need to...

Butterfly Planter

A great way to recycle those common green plastic planters is to spray paint them whatever color you want with acrylic paint. I like to paint mine a flat black, makes the texture look...

Build a Wooden Bar Stool

This is a plan for a folding bar stool that can be used in a number of situations, from providing extra seating at a breakfast bar, to offering a convenient seat for relaxing outdoors...
Vintage Crafts

French Bead Flower Making – A Vintage Craft Is New Again

How do People Use Bead Flowers? Bead flowers can be used in every way you use silk or fresh flowers. The only difference is that it will be many, many years before bead flowers deteriorate....