Kid’s Craft Project: Sunflower Paper Plate

The summer season has been flying by pretty quickly this year. Two to three times a month I enjoy hosting "craft dates" with my granddaughter and godson. It's a great way to bond with the kids and it's a great way to teach them things, while they're having some fun. This kid's craft project is … [Read more...]

Handmade Collage: 15 Stunning Designs to Cut and Assemble

Looking to get involved in a new arts & crafts medium? Do you already enjoy paper crafting? If you answered YES to those questions I think you're going to love the book that we're featuring for you today. Title: Handmade Collage - 15 Stunning Designs to Cut and Assemble Author: Seiko … [Read more...]

Mom and Me: An Art Journal to Share Book

I'm the mother to two beautiful children. My daughter is 8 years old and my son is 21 months old. To be honest, sometimes I feel like I neglect my daughter a little bit since my young son requires so much of my attention. When I can, I'm always looking for little activities that I can do with the … [Read more...]

Gardening: Old Metal Wash Basin Garden Planter

We're finally into the month of May and we're starting the gardening season here in the northeast. Every week from May through September (hopefully) we'll be featuring at least one gardening post every week! Some of our features will be gardening articles, growing tips, garden-product related … [Read more...]

Book Review: Little Loom Weaving by Andreia Gomes

Many home crafters are finding that in a fast-paced world of instant gratification, handmade objects become even more valuable. Fiber arts like knitting, crocheting, sewing and quilting are on the rise again, and weaving is making a comeback. Although full-scale looms are a serious investment, … [Read more...]

DIY Vintage Metal Watering Can Garden Planter – Coastal Style

Back in late April I went to the flea market and found this beautiful vintage metal watering can and just had to have it. What really surprised me is that the seller only wanted $3.00 for it and trust me, that was a BARGAIN PRICE, since vintage metal watering cans can cost a pretty penny. For it … [Read more...]

Stick it to ‘Em: Playful Stickers to Color and Create Book

Twice a month we like to feature arts and craft projects that you can do with the kids and this book is really fantastic for those of you who aren't crafty, but still want something artistic to do with kids. Title: Stick it to 'Em: Playful Stickers to Color & Create: 275+ stickers with sass … [Read more...]

Interesting Facts About Embroidery

Embroidery and its many forms is a hobby that hold's enjoyment for people the world over. As much as some people enjoy the crafting art that is embroidery, they may not be aware of its history or other fascinating attributes. Here are some interesting facts about embroidery to entertain you and feed … [Read more...]