There are two holidays that spurs a frenzy of tutorials here on the site. The first is Halloween, the other is Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick, easy, simple and painless heart-themed tutorial. Read on to learn how to make paper clip hearts!
When I visited Alaska this summer, I unearthed boxes upon boxes of high school stuff. A lot of laughs came with the ancient photos and letters from friends who I saw nearly everyday. It was pretty cool that we didn’t just hand these letters to each other willy nilly, we found creative ways to fold them up. Here’s one of those ways. Learn how to fold a letter into a pull tab note!
Weaving. Yup, that’s definitely my craft of the moment.
Since falling back in love with it, I’ve found myself trying out all sorts of weaving variations. Wall hangings. Round embroidery hoop weaving. Microweaving. Woven jewelry. Finding how much of a struggle weaving small tiny wearable art can be, I figured out a quick micro weave necklace hack! Read on to learn more.
One thing I truly enjoy making are garlands and buntings. I have a couple tutorials here on my site (loop-d-loop paper garland & simplest paper garland), and you’ll find that I love garlands that are a breeze to make. This thread garland is pretty much done in just three steps: fold, tie and snip. Read on to learn how!
If it’s not obvious already, my mantra has always been to try DIY instead of buying. Last year, I swiped a honeycomb lantern from a party. Craft geek that I am, I deconstructed it. Who would’ve thunk that it was such a simple thing to craft up? Here’s the tutorial for making DIY honeycomb lanterns.
Crafters always have tips stashed away in their back pocket. These tricks are discovered through everyday making or are passed down from crafty mothers. It’s amazing the ingenious tricks I learn from the artists and crafters I hang out with. Here are some crafty tips of my own:
Halloween is definitely one of my favorite holidays. All the dress up and candy packaging thrills the DIY-er in me. Here’s one idea that reminds me of my Dad’s golf club covers. This easy diy halloween ghost lollipop covers quickly turn plain lollies into spook-tacular fun!