Crafts

Craft ideas and tutorials for home decor, gifts, parties, and more.

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 …

DIY Glittered Number 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 l…

Photo Christmas Gift Tags

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…

DIY Gift Tags and Giveaway

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 product…

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 f…

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 reaso…

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…

Photo Gift Tag Sports Team Favors

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 prin…

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 Leade…

DIY Rag Balls and Tray Makeover

DIY Rag Balls and Tray Makeover Here’s the dilemma – I wanted a centerpiece for our dining room table but I didn’t want to spend any major money on it.  So, back to my original junk pile to see if the…

DIY Herbal Spa Satchel

As an HP MyPrintly, I was lucky enough to attend the HP Pamper and Retreat. The retreat was a combination of networking, learning, and pampering.  One of our pampering activities was a Thai poultice w…