Mar 07, 2017

Rainbow Stitched Desk Storage

How to weave a rainbow onto a plastic container.
When I see plastic storage bins with holes my natural instinct is to stitch.  The idea of a cross stitch pattern, memories of plastic canvas crafts and kids lacing cards all come rushing back.  Does this happen to anyone else?…
Mar 06, 2017

Hello Happiness – Using Adult Coloring Book Pages to Make Backpack Charms

How to make a coloring book page into a Shrinkydink charm.
Adult coloring books have a lot of possibilities.  You can use them to adorn onesies, up your pin game with a unicorn or even whip up a cute backpack charm.  Sure, just coloring the pages is fine too.  When artist Kim…
Mar 03, 2017

Art Journaling Using Your Kid’s Art

How to make a family art journal.
Do your kids bring home a boatload of art from school?  Are they prolific painters on the weekends too?  More importantly do they act like it is a sacrilege if you don’t keep every scrap of paper they have ever…
Mar 01, 2017

Kitschy Craft Supply Sale

Rainbow Craft supplies for National Craft Month
Did you know March is National Craft Month?  More importantly how will you celebrating?  I’ve got a few giveaways and fun how-to’s planned so keep checking back in here on the blog.  In the meantime to kick things off I…
Feb 24, 2017

Adorable DIY Pompom Covered Pillows PLUS 8 Videos to Teach You How to Make Your Own

Easy colorful DIY pompom pillows.
Yarn pompoms are not only easy to make they also make everything they adorn 10X cuter.  This is not an opinion, it is a cold hard fact of craft life. A Christmas mantle, sweaters, planters – all are better when you put…
Feb 13, 2017

My Favorite Valentine’s Day Crafts PLUS a Home Tour

Love is in the air. Valentine’s Day is near and I’m in the mood for red and pink.  Here are a few of my favorite Valentine crafts and did you catch the latest episode of DIY This With Jennifer Perkins…
Feb 11, 2017

Love Birds Succulent Planter

Make a birdcage into a planter.
Valentine’s Day lovebird planters.  Is there anything sweeter?  Got an old birdcage lying around?  No problem go to the thrift store or flea market you can find one there.  I had this one left over from a Halloween Horticulture post…