Seven DIY Books for Summer

I feel crafty in the summer. The sun is shining, and I just want to paint something (or stitch something or glue something or … ). So, I like to keep an arsenal of inspiring DIY books close at hand. ...more

How to Make Easy Stitched Desk Caddies for Teacher, Mom, Dad or Grad

Mother's Day and Father’s Day are on the horizon, and let us not forget an end-of-the-year teacher appreciation gift might soon be needed for the junior set. ...more
This is timely for this week as many schools in our area celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. ...more

Cute Mini Papel Picado Banner Craft for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a big deal in Texas. So big that I decided to decorate a tree for it. ...more
I did and I hope you will take a look at my "How To" video! ...more

Make Your Someone Special a Finger Knit Flower Bouquet

Mother's Day, Administrative Assistant's Day, so many days coming up that call for flowers. You could hit the florist, or you could hit the craft store and make a bouquet that will last until next year. ...more
Oh! We're going to give this a try! So charming -- thanks Vickie Howell :-)more

How to Make a Cute Necklace Out of Your Easter Egg Shells

The Easter Bunny has headed on down the bunny trail for another year, and you are left with a candy hangover and a lot of dyed hard-boiled eggs. ...more

Welcome Spring With a Garden Hose Wreath

Spring is finally officially here! Of course, that means it's time to change out your wreath. I had been thinking about something involving umbrellas ... but then I saw the garden hose wreath over on Create.Craft.Love, and I knew what I was going to make. ...more
mothersapronstrings I was thinking the same thing, with the added bonus of having a hose ...more

Hang Your Peeps Love on the Wall With This Woven Craft

Nothing says Easter like Peeps candy. Even if you have never tasted the hot pink sugar-coated goodness of these little marshmallow bunnies, you are familiar with them. ...more

Here Are Your DIY Blogger Cliff's Notes From SXSW!

One of the things I learned early on as a crafter and entrepreneur is that business is business no matter what you are selling. ...more
Some wonderful tips here. I've made a list of things to consider, and right at the top of my ...more

Make Your Kids Some Easter Egg Sidewalk Chalk

A wise friend with older children once told me that each spring she fills her Easter baskets with outdoor summer fun toys. ...more

How to Make Cute Yarn-Wrapped Easter Egg Dioramas

I love Easter for many reasons, but the main one is the kitsch factor. Creme eggs being a close second. ...more