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!
I’ve been using my trusty old method of digitizing design work for a while now. You can read up on that Photoshop+Illustrator tutorial here. Recently though, after catching wind of a few new ways, I’ve finally settled on a quicker and easier way. Read on to learn how to digitize your design work (part deux)!
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.
Have I mentioned I love Halloween? I probably have a million times. I love making candy packaging, and baking in theme. The quickest way to theme up any craft or recipe is to color it up to the holiday. One of my morning coffee favorites is an orange mocha. I decided to add a citrus twist to the Original Nestle® Toll House® Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe for this halloween cookie treat.