10 Awesome Craft Ideas for Teens

by Dinah Wulf
Easy-DIY-Felt-Pencil-Cases

I don’t have a teenager yet, but I can’t wait to move away from the glue sticks and crayons and do some more advanced crafts with my little ladies. I noticed that I have some fun tutorials that I can’t wait to do with my girls, so I thought I’d put together a list of […]

DIY Stenciled Metal Laundry Trash Can

by Dinah Wulf
Laundry Trash and Lint Can

I have had this mini plastic trash can on top of the dryer in my laundry room for lint and used fabric softener sheets. It’s convenient, but it’s so light weight that every time I put something inside it falls over. Fast forward over a year later, I finally got around to replacing it with […]

DIY Wooden LOVE Sign

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Wooden LOVE Sign

One of the first things I decorated when we moved into our new house was the bookcase.  I love it because now my collections are all displayed in one place versus randomly around the house (or tucked in drawers or cabinets) like they used to be. With Valentine’s Day coming up, I thought I’d make […]

27 Creative Paper Crafts for Adults

by Dinah Wulf
27 Creative Paper Crafts for Adults

I love working with paper. My craft room is stocked with different colors, patterns, and textures of paper.  I like to use it for creative gift wrapping, handmade cards or invitations, or even home décor pieces. I rounded up a few of my favorite posts that I have done, plus included a few of my […]

3D Paper Hearts Paper Craft

by Dinah Wulf
3D Paper Hearts Paper Craft

I love easy paper crafts, especially those that take less than 15 minutes to make! These cute little hanging 3D paper hearts can be used for decorations in classrooms, parties, or even at home. Three pieces of 8.5”X11” pieces of paper will make four medium sized hearts.  Here is how to make them. Time: >15 […]

Easy DIY Paper Flowers Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Easy DIY Paper Flowers Tutorial

This year, many of my friends and I turn 40 on our birthdays! Where does the time go? Anyways, I got one of my best friends an early birthday gift and I wanted to make it extra special for the big 4-0. I came up with this easy DIY paper flowers tutorial using circle craft […]

Spongebob Squarepants Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
Spongebob Squarepants Gift Wrapping

Paper crafting is therapeutic for me.  It’s relaxing and fun, and I get to be creative. I love gift wrapping too (I have gotten creative in the past with Olaf and Superheroes to name a couple) and when you put the two together, I’m in craft heaven.  My daughter was invited to a Spongebob themed […]

Best of DIY Inspired 2015

by Dinah Wulf
Best of DIY Inspired 2015

I love looking back on my work over the year to see what was popular.  I always do these end of the year reviews differently.  This year, I decided to share the posts that brought the most traffic to my site.  They weren’t necessarily shared the most, but many people found it somehow and stopped […]

DIY Glittered Number Cake Topper

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Cake Topper

One of my best girlfriends tuned 40 this year. We made decorations and centerpieces for her party and ordered a cake. I looked around for the perfect cake topper for her but couldn’t find what I was looking for, so I had to make it. I knew I wanted large glittered numbers, so I hit […]

Cheap Elf on the Shelf Crafts with Tutorials

by Dinah Wulf
Cheap Elf on the Shelf Crafts with Tutorials

I think part of my obsession with this annual family tradition, is the fact that I can get creative with our little bugger, Josie. Over time, I have published a few really cheap Elf on the Shelf crafts along with step by step tutorials. You can make all of these for $5.00 or less. The […]

Photo Christmas Gift Tags

by Dinah Wulf
Photo Christmas Gift Tags (6)

I’m over at MyPrintly again sharing a photo and video tutorial on how to make photo Christmas gift tags.  These are so simple and easy to make.  All you need is a photo of the gift recipient and a few other supplies. The photo can be printed on regular paper too. Check out the step […]

How to Make Your Own Gift Tags with Free Graphics

by Dinah Wulf
How to Make Your Own Gift Tags

Thank you to GraphicStock for sponsoring this post, How to Make Your Own Gift Tags with Free Graphics. All opinions are 100% my own. Join me in the GraphicStock Holiday Challenge in the quest to be more creative this holiday season. Visit GraphicStock and sign up for the free 7-day to make their own holiday […]

DIY Gift Tags and Giveaway

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Gift Tags

Hi Everyone! Today I wanted to share a quick tutorial on DIY Gift Tags for the holidays coming up. I also wanted to do a fun giveaway where two of you can win some great Fiskars tag makers and products along with another set to pay it forward and gift to a fellow crafty friend […]

Upcycled Christmas Craft Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Christmas Craft Ideas

The purse strings always seem to be a little tight around the holidays because of all the extra parties, gifts giving, donations, decorating, and more. But don’t let the lack of funds discourage you from getting some Christmas craft time in. I thought I’d put together a round-up of some of my projects, as well […]

How to Make Paper Tassels

by Dinah Wulf
How to Make Paper Tassels

The other day I was reading my Better Homes and Gardens Magazine. It was the December 2015 issue.  On page 93, they had a few paper craft tutorials and one caught my eye. I love tassels for some reason and when I saw this I immediately wanted to learn how to make paper tassels for […]

DIY Wood Slice Snowman

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Wood Slice Snowman

Woo hoo! It’s the holiday edition of Craft Lightning! This time, our hosts are The Country Chic Cottage, 30 Minute Crafts, and co-host Aunt Peaches. Today I am sharing how to make this little DIY wood slice snowman in fifteen minutes or less. Time: 15 Minutes Materials: Small Wood Slices Hot Glue and Glue Gun […]

Photo Gift Tag Sports Team Favors

by Dinah Wulf
Photo Gift Tag Party Favors (12)

One of my general accomplishments since I started blogging is working with fabulous brands.  I have been an HP’s  MyPrintly Ambassador since January. Every month, I submit unique photo crafts and printables with tutorials. It’s so much fun and exciting every time I see a new post that is published. This month, I am sharing […]

DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments

When I made my paper pumpkins for fall a few weeks ago I really didn’t think they’d be shared thousands and thousands of times! After a few emails and some comments and questions from Girl Scout Leaders and Teachers, I thought I’d try a similar craft for the holidays. So, after a few trials, I […]

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