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Succulents are so cute and fun to adorn your house with. This How to Plant a Succulent craft video not only gives you great tips and tricks for planting your succulent, but, it also shows you a super cute decorative way to do it. This mason jar craft will show you how easy it is to depot your succulent and plop it right into a cute and decorative mason jar. Plus, you can really get as creative and decorative with this plant craft as you would like, or simply use the tips to keep your succulent a
"Your home will catch the eye of your neighbors with this one of a kind wreath. The shiny gold buttons popping out of the pot give it a lively look, and will draw your guests eyes right to it. Tulle pom poms give the wreath a festive look, and are easy to make. All of the supplies are inexpensive if you don't already have them. Simple instructions are available to guide you in creating your own wreath."
Making a knit or crochet dishcloth pattern means you are creating a project that is going to get soaking wet fairly often. This means you have to find a yarn that is able to withstand this sort of wear and tear as well as a yarn that is washable. The best yarns to use when crocheting and knitting dishcloths is something that contains a fair amount of cotton. Cotton yarns are best for making knit dishcloth patterns, but blends work just as well.
You will not believe how easily you can make this Adorable Bear Lovie Blanket. This crochet baby lovie is perfect for babies of all genders to snuggle and cuddle with whenever they please. The crochet video helps to show you just how easy it is for you to recreate this awesome crochet baby pattern. This bear lovie pattern is so easy to follow along with and printable to make it even more convienent for you! Just follow along with this craft video and it will be as easy as 1, 2, 3.
"Make the perfect, classic Christmas stockings with my free cuffed Christmas stocking tutorial. My step-by-step tutorial with pictures also includes a free printable pdf pattern to make it super easy. I also include optional pattern pieces in case you want to make contrasting toe and heel areas for your stockings. This project is simple and straightforward, something that a beginner could do. Making each stocking takes about 40 minutes. It's great to be able to make stockings to perfectly match
Denim crafts are always so fun to make, but theyre even more fun when theyre a no sew craft. This No Sew Upcycled Jean Coaster is the perfect project for you to find a great purpose for your old jeans. Its as easy as cut, measure, and glue, and then youll end up with some super fun DIY coasters. You can easily finish up this upcycled craft in just 5 minutes, and still have plenty of denim jeans left over for another upcycled denim craft! This craft video shows you just how easy and fun this proj
Never spend money on buying garden labels again. This Quick and Easy DIY Garden Labels craft video shows you how you can take some old wine corks and make a great craft. This garden craft really gives you a lot of free range to be creative and let this craft represent your garden. Plus, you have a great use for all those old wine corks you've been hording when you make these DIY garden markers. This is a super quick and easy craft that is sure to save you some money!
"Use the corner to corner crochet technique to crochet the C2C Race Car Blanket using a pixel graph. This blanket measures 60" wide by 74" long when made using Bernat Blanket yarn, but could easily be made into a smaller blanket by using worsted weight or DK yarn with an appropriate size hook. This is an easy pattern and the techniques you need to know are chaining and double crochet. There is a link to a video tutorial detailing how to crochet a C2C blanket using a pixel graph."
Who doesn't love fun new ways to spruce up their kitchen? This Adorable Farmhouse Mason Jar Craft is the perfect rustic chic home decor item for you to fall in love with. If you aren't a big fan of the "farm" style, then you can choose any kind of decal to make this project with. No matter what your style is this mason jar craft is going to turn out wonderful. Plus, this video tutorial breaks down what you have to do so easily and quickly that you will soon be making this DIY home decor craft fo
"Fleece ear warmer headbands are perfect for exercising in the outdoors during the winter. You can put your hair up in a pony tail but still keep your ears warm. This tutorial features step-by-step instructions as well as a printable PDF of the pattern. You only need a little bit of fleece (about 1/4 of a yard!) to make this quick and easy project. Follow the instructions to make this simple one or add some embellishments to personalize it!"
"Tote bags are an essential for running errands and are great for wrangling kids' books and toys in the car. This simple canvas tote tutorial shows step-by-step with pictures how you can sew your own tote bag. It's a quick project and you only need basic sewing skills, so this one is a perfect pick for beginners. Pick a fun canvas print that shows your personality or stick to a basic solid it's up to you!"
"These easy pocket potholders are a great project because they are a quick sew, they are easy to make, and they are inexpensive to make. Even beginners can take on this little project. All you need is some woven cotton fabric in a print or prints that you like and some insulated batting. You can even use woven cotton fabric scraps that you have leftover from other projects. This tutorial shows you step by step with pictures how to make some great potholders with a pocket for your hand."
"This pillow case features a fun detail of having ties on the sides. The full tutorial walks you through each step of how to make it along with pictures. I made my pillows using a cozy red buffalo check flannel fabric to provide some warmth to our bedroom for the fall and winter. Each pillow requires about a yard of fabric depending on the size of the pillow that you are making the case for (standard, queen, down filled, etc)."
"This free printable bib pattern is a new, improved version of my old one. It's slightly bigger and better. Simply print out the PDF of the pattern and follow the tutorial steps to complete your baby bib. These baby bibs make a great present for an expecting family because they are practical and yet also beautiful. You can pick a fabric that is to the taste of your recipient. When baby comes, you cannot have enough bibs on hand!"
"With this super simple step-by-step tutorial with pictures, you can make your own cute potholders. They are an easy, quick sew that even a beginner sewist can do. These are a great use for some of your larger scraps of fabric. The tutorial walks you through each step of the process with pictures and a description. You can easily sew a few up in an hour. These potholders are great for housewarming or even Christmas gifts!"
"These crochet baby socks/slippers are made for the 3-6 month baby size. Socks and slippers are different for the adult who are waking round the house and want their slippers to be thicker and also want to using for the cold season to make their feet warm in the cold season, but the children are very sensitive we always want to protect them in the cold and chilly season. It is so important to use the socks and slippers in the house, and the outer most."
"Get out your glue gun because making this headband could not be any easier. All you need is a piece of ribbon or trim, elastic, a hot glue gun, and hot glue sticks. There are tons of cute ribbons and trims available at the craft and fabric stores these days. Whatever style you have, you can find ribbon or trim to make some really cute headbands. I love that these headbands come together quickly and easily with no sewing required."
We love to host a variety of contests on FaveCrafts each year. In October, we asked readers and bloggers alike to submit beautiful ornament tutorials to FaveCrafts as a way to celebrating the holiday season. In November, site visitors were invited and encouraged to vote on their favorite ornaments just by visiting a particular ornament project, readers would cast their votes. The ornaments with the most page views won, and those top ten ornaments can be found in this wonderful new eBook! Here yo
DIY Christmas crafts are the easiest way to deck your halls with a unique, personalized touch this holiday season. Adding your own personal flare to Christmas decor gives a certain warmth to your home that you just cant buy in stores. The homemade Christmas decorations in this free PDF, Holiday Crafts 12 Easy DIY Projects will give you a bounty of ideas to keep you jolly and festive all season long. These projects use FloraCraft Make It Fun Foam for seriously eye-catching designs that are sure t
Summer is such a fun time to crochet new patterns. You can find bright patterns and designs that you will want to wear right away. Free crochet patterns are fun to make when you use multiple colors. Here we have many for you to choose from. These fun, frilly, light, and lacy patterns are perfect for warmer weather...and you'll easily be able to transform your home and your wardrobe in no time! So get out your favorite yarn and that crochet hook and get to making these awesome summer crochet pa
Celebrate National Craft Month with our free eBook, "18 Projects Every Crafter Wants". Filled with tons of home decor projects, crochet tutorials and much more, this printable craft collection is filled with the best projects from Craft Month 2014!
The Easter egg crafts and Easter ideas featured in 12 Easter Egg Ideas Easter Crafts for Adults feature some of the most popular textures and techniques in the crafting world. From glitter crafts to marbled Easter egg designs, these crafts and DIY ideas are perfect for displaying in your home. Easter egg crafts are usually entirely kid-friendly, easy, and absolutely adorable. While we love Easter egg ideas for the little ones, we love chic and stunning Easter crafts for adults even more. This i
These DIY crafts are the best of the best! Voted on by you in our Best Blogger Craft 2016 contest, these craft project ideas were created by some of the best and brightest bloggers in the crafting world. From charming sewing ideas to happy handmade cards, this free craft eBook is full of inspiring ideas that you absolutely have to see.
Make decorative outdoor wreaths to adorn your door this spring. These spring wreaths will help you forget about the cold, dark days of winter and usher in the warm season of rebirth! With 28 Decorative Front Door Wreaths for Spring, your home will be ready to change seasons in no time.
You might think that knit dishcloth patterns are a waste of time. After all, you use them to clean dirty dishes - not very glamorous. However, these 12 Knitted Dishcloth Patterns are gorgeous and look great with your other kitchen decor items. These free dishcloth knitting patterns are varied and unique - you won't find two patterns that look anywhere near the same. Dishcloths are a great option for beginning knitters or anyone who wants to make something in one night. Often, these projects only
"create this sweet baby bomber crochet hat for your little one to enjoy. This crochet baby bomber hat pattern shows you how to make this adorable hat in just a few easy crochet stitches. Made with cotton and fluffy yarn."
Jewelry can be very expensive, especially bigger pieces. Don't waste money on a store-bought cuff bracelet for your next formal dinner. Here's a tutorial on how to make a bracelet that you can put together in an evening and wear the next day. These Vintage Clay DIY Bracelets are cute and easy. You can use a stencil to impress a design into the clay or leave it plain. Once the bracelet is shaped and baked, you can paint your DIY clay jewelry and let it dry overnight. The next day, it's ready to g
In this episode, Anne-Marie shows how to preserve the color in your soapmaking recipe. First, she demonstrates how to use UV inhibitor - a product that helps prevent fading due to ultra violet light. Then she shows how to use Vanilla Color Stabilizer.
"This gorgeous and prettiest baby bonnet will protect your baby during the chilly seasons. It's very thick and warm, since it is made from worsted yarn. Choose any color yarn and crochet hook. It is such a simple pattern, you will crochet this little baby bonnet in no time. It is very easy to crochet you can easily make 2 or 3 bonnets in a day! You can also adjust the size of the pattern to fit your baby's needs. Soon your baby will be protected from the cold."
Recapture the feeling of calm and accomplishment you used to feel as a child after finishing a coloring page. There is nothing quite like sitting down to color. Adult coloring books have taken the creative and crafty world by storm, allowing adults of all ages to color between the lines (or out) and enjoy some time that is entirely theirs. From insanely complicated mandala coloring pages to simpler free coloring pages featuring fabulous animals, our newest free coloring book features several typ
Use these free knitting patterns to supply your kitchen with essentials such as dishcloths or potholders, and decorate your kitchen with fun accents. Easy and washable cotton dishcloths make perfect beginner knitting patterns.
This week, Anne-Marie presents a step-by-step tutorial on how to embed objects into individual bars of Melt & Pour soap for this soapmaking recipe. She also embeds soapy chunks into a loaf mold for a colorful bar of soap.
When sweater weather hits, you don't have to settle for a traditional sweatshirts or jackets. Wear a shawl or a poncho instead and take your outfit from average to fabulous. The 11 Crochet Shawl Patterns: Crochet Poncho Patterns, Free Easy Crochet Patterns and More Free eBook provides readers with free easy crochet patterns that crocheters at all levels can make. This free eBook is split into two sections, Crochet Shawl Patterns and How to Crochet a Poncho.
Make it macabre and spooky evening when you download this free adult coloring book for Halloween. This collection of completely free and downloadable coloring pages for adults will put you in a Halloweeny moody immediately. With 5 free Halloween coloring book pages, this free eBook features some of your favorite October symbols. From ghostly graveyard art to a jazzy Jack-O-Lanterns, 5 Halloween Coloring Pages for Adults is easy to download and a joy to color.
Living in a small space often means you need to find DIY crafts and home dcor projects that do double duty. If you are looking for smart craft project ideas for your home that decorate and help you stay organized, this Framed Flair Jewelry Holders is a fabulous and fun place to start. Unlike many other home decor hacks, this craft is crazy easy to make and only requires some gluing and painting.
From learning how to transform home dec pieces like wood pallets with uplifting sentiments to crocheting your own comfy cowl this winter, 13 DIY Home Decor Ideas, Paper Crafts, and More has all of the DIY projects you need to craft your way to a new you, a new wardrobe, and an updated space. Download these free printable tutorials or saving them to your favorite eReader to check out later. No matter where you stash this stunning collection, you are sure to return to these DIY crafts time and tim
Learn how to tie-dye a shirt, pillow or even a blanket with 50 Tie Dye Craft Projects and How to Tie Dye. These tie dye instructions for fashion, gifts, home decor and more will help you master different designs and techniques. Find great tie dye instructions and projects to do with kids, too. You'll have a ball updating boring white clothes and expressing yourself with unique tie dye designs. Tie dye crafts are a great way to breathe new life into old clothes, so gather up your favorite items a
Celebrate the festive holiday season by coloring! This collection of 4 Festive Holiday Coloring Pages for Adults created by Carol Foldvary-Anderson includes beautifully designed holiday icons. Some pages will take longer to color than others, giving you an opportunity to squeeze some coloring time in between making gifts for family and friends and filling your home with DIY projects to create a festive mood around the house. Many of the images can be printed on sturdy card stock, colored papers,
A homemade meal at Thanksgiving is made all the more lovely with your own crafted decor and tablescapes. Whether youre hosting Thanksgiving dinner or traveling to a loved ones home, these 10 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts for Adults are a festive way to celebrate the season. This Thanksgiving holiday guide features our top 10 Thanksgiving projects of 2016. Youll find out quickly just why these 10 projects are so loved by our readers. From DIY wreaths to table setting ideas to crochet patterns and more
This Stunning Opal DIY Pendant is definitely a DIY jewelry project you do not want to miss out on. This clay jewelry piece is undeniably stunning with its glossy finish and glitter speckles. Plus, you would not believe how easy it is to make this clay pendant, and how quickly you can do it. You can mix and match tons of different colors to make this DIY pendant perfect for you, or keep with the opal color and give it as a fantastic birthday present to a friend. No matter what you are going to lo
Few flowers are more iconic than spring cherry blossoms. These delicate, pink flowers bloom every spring, letting us know sunnier days are ahead. If you are looking to learn how to crochet a flower, check out these absolutely stunning yet simple to work up Spring Cherry Blossoms Pattern. This free crochet pattern can easily be attached to an already-existing pattern or displayed independently. Using delicate yarn, these projects look as pretty as real petals.
"Make this Pink Puff Crochet Face Scrubbie in minutes. It's perfect for for everyday use but can be given a gift for a special spa day! Learn how to crochet this scrubbie - it's made with soft cotton blend yarn. The puff stitch will be nice and soft against your skin every time you wash your face. When you are done using your face scrubbie, be eco-friendly and wash it for another use. If you want to learn how to crochet, this is a great project to get you started.
"St. Paddy's Day is right around the corner! This simple little coaster is fun and simple to decorate a coffee table with or combine a few to make pot of gold place-mats and really get in the decorating spirit. You may sell all finished products made from this pattern however you may not share, sell, or distribute this pattern in any way, in whole or in part. I would greatly appreciate a link back to my shop or this pattern anytime you sell this item online."
Dress up your furry friend in a cute, homemade outfit using our DIY craft projects, or maybe make him a cozy bed or a stylish collar. These 39 Patterns for Pet Clothing and More Pet Crafts will keep your pet stylish on a budget. If you're looking for dog craft ideas, projects for your cat or anything in between, you've come to the right place. These projects are perfect for pet lovers and will help you show your love and appreciation for your favorite furry friend. These projects are also practi
"I like multi-purpose, 2 in 1, all-purpose, things like that. So, I had this idea of making a wreath that can be used for all seasons and finally ended up with this idea of making a chalkboard canvas with interchangeable paper roses. It need not be for different occasions, you can also use this canvas to write motivational quotes for your office space or as welcome sign for your guests in the living room or even as a fun activity canvas for your kid's room. This is also perfect as a door hanger
"I'm pretty sure pizza is one of those things that most people can agree on, its awesome. With this pattern you can have a cute applique to attach to another project or a pair of earrings to give or keep. The pattern itself is very simple, even if it does include some tapestry elements. You can leave the pepperonis off and make it plain cheese or draw on your own toppings with puffy paint or surface crochet. Its a fun project, so have fun with the customization too!"
Here is an adult coloring page with a modern twist. The border was inspired by the colorful patterns so often seen on Africas Ndebele houses, and the flowers are fitting for the warmer weather after the long winter. As this is modern art, nothing stops you from coloring the flowers and the leaves in shades of blue. Let your imagination run wild! Get yourself in a bright and breezy mood when you color this funky coloring page.
This DIY Emoji Duct Tape Pouch is a super cute and fun way for you to create some fun crafts with your kids. Let their imagination run wild with the types of emojis they want to create, and then get started on this duct tape craft. They are going to love creating their favorite emojis. Plus, this DIY pouch is great for organizing different toys and pieces that the kids might leave lying around. This craft video can show you just how easy and inexpensive it is to make these fun and creative faces
"So many of the products that we buy from the grocery store come in really cool packaging. It's a shame to throw them away if we're able to use them for something else. I upcycled this Truvia box to use for storing little odds and ends on my craft desk. I have some buttons leftover from another project, a small glue pen, and a partial sheet of rhinestones that I will need later this week for a project. It's a waste to throw it away if you can create something clever with it."
"Its not Easter without some cute bunnies around the house. These toilet paper tube bunnies are so adorable, easy and quick to make, they'll soon become your favorite craft to make with kids! This simple project is so fun to make and it uses simple supplies you probably have on hand if you have children or just love crafting. These bunnies are safe for kids and so easy to personalize. They're also a great way to recycle toilet paper tubes, if you're into green living."
Life moves quickly, and for the avid crafter, this can be a problem. But there's no need to worry about fitting in time to craft. Use this guide to find 14 easy craft ideas that can be completed in two hours or less.
Adult coloring has taken the world by storm. It is an activity that speaks to young and old. The question that many colorists are asking though is what to do with the pages once they have been colored. Here is an adult coloring design that has been turned into a tray cloth. This keepsake craft is a great way to proudly display your coloring skills, and the tray cloth will be a great way to celebrate the warmer months.
Crafting with wine bottles is a great way to add new dcor elements to your house, without breaking the bank in the process. With this craft you can add soft gold elements to your lounge. Display the bottle vase as is or fill it with a few long stemmed silk roses. The wine bottle vase can also be used as part of a wedding centerpiece.
"I love burlap and bunny tails so these burlap bunny treat bags are perfect for my Easter celebration. Who can resist a fluffy bunny tail? I know you cant! These are so easy to make with just a few supplies and the free printable template that you can download below. Make one for every child on your gift giving list this Easter. Make as many of these easy treat bags as you need for your Easter celebration. They are easy to make and inexpensive and those bunny tails are just adorable! This is my
"Add this adorable burlap bunny flag to your garden this spring. A rustic way to bring a little Easter to the outside of your home. It is easy to make and you will love the results! Download your pattern below and get started to make an Easter flag for your home today. Hang this Easter garden flag outdoors to welcome spring. You will love the rustic touch that this burlap bunny flag gives to your sprouting garden. It is just too cute y'all!"
"Easter is the middle of April this year but when you think about it, that will be here like a flash. Is it just me or does time seem to speed up as you get older? The realization that Easter is literally just around the corner did make me get started on some crafts. I made these cute Easter gift baskets that you can give to your kids. You can even get the kids to help you make these terra cotta bunnies!"
If you want to learn how to make jewelry but need to take it easy, this Daisy Chain Beaded Bracelet Pattern is perfect for you. Learn how to make a cool bracelets that you can give to all of your friends. This is an easy jewelry making technique that everyone will love. Once you make and wear a few of these bracelets, you'll feel like you're wearing a garden on your wrist. Free beaded bracelet patterns are perfect for anyone who wants to branch out and try a new type of jewelry craft.
Create beautiful afghans, scarves, jackets and more with these 36 Granny Square Crochet Patterns for Beginners. Great for using up leftover yarn and practicing your crochet skills, these granny square patterns are fun and easy to create. Mix and match colors to create lovely patterns that can instantly transform your living room or bedroom into a colorful oasis.
Creating your own beads seems like it would be extremely complicated. However, this How to Make Faux Turquoise Beads is a great video tutorial to show you just how easy it is to make a stunning marbled bead. Plus, this DIY bead tutorial is showing you how you can make a great knock off for a very expensive turquoise bead. You can use this wonderful clay craft to make beads, pendants, bowls, or anything you think this turquoise pattern will look amazing on!
Always wanted to know how to crochet a flower? How about learning how to crochet three flowers with this DIY Crochet Flower 3 Ways project? Learn some great techniques to make three gorgeous and colorful crochet flowers. These are great to adorn your crochet scarf patterns with, or simply plop onto a headband. No matter what you decide to do with these crochet flower patterns this craft video is going to show you the easy method for creating them, and you are going to love them!
Time to claim some luck of the Irish with this Lucky Pot of Gold Painted Pot. You won't have to hunt down any leprechauns or change your blood heritage in order to inherit this lucky DIY craft. All you need is some glitter, paint, and a little bit of luck and you are good to go for this terracotta painted pot craft. Plus, you can mix and match the decorative clover to make this holiday craft perfect for all year round. Make one for Easter, Christmas, or any holiday your heart desires. This craft
Adorn your favorite precious baby with this Quick Knit Baby Beanie pattern. This is a great way to practice knitting with double pointed needles if you haven't gotten a lot of experience with that. Plus, this knitting video shows you some really amazing tips and tricks, so that you can be fully prepared to knit this super cute baby hat to keep your baby snuggly all year round. While this is a slightly more complex pattern, this knit baby beanie is going to be fully worth the effort when you get
Want a fun and easy sewn bag that you can make in just 10 minutes? This 10 Minute Sewn Tote Bag is a fun and easy craft for you to make a quick and trendy bag. This DIY bag tutorial makes a messenger style bag that is perfect for carrying around when you are going on any trips where you need to carry a lot of stuff. Plus, the fun fashion fabric pattern lets you really create a DIY sewn bag that you can really make to fit your style!
You will not believe how easy it is to create this awesome Sewn Dish Towel. This is a super quick and inexpensive sewing craft that you can decorate your kitchen or bathroom with. Make these DIY towels match your kitchen decorations perfectly, as a super cute decorative home dcor craft. Whether you have been sewing for years or are just starting, this sewing video shows you just how simple it is for you to put together these hanging dish towels. Get started on this DIY home dcor craft and start
Finding cute ways to organizer your different materials can definitely be a challenge. This Recycled DIY Storage Container is a super cheap and super easy way for you to make tons of organizers to make your life a little easier. You can decorate this to perfectly match any room you want to use it in. Plus, you can really add your own style to this recycled craft to make it your own. Just watch this craft video to see how easy it is to recreate this super cute organizer!
When it comes to free coloring pages, you're never too old to get started. This 7 Adult Coloring Pages free eBook is filled with relaxing, calming graphics for you to color. Take time to sit back and relax - printable adult coloring pages can help you refocus and calm your nerves. This isn't a juvenile activity, either. Adult coloring pages are a huge trend right now because they get the job done. Once you've completed your coloring page, you'll feel more in touch with yourself and more relaxed
If you think you know all the ways to make crafts with wine corks, you've obviously never seen this genius Pretty Pendant Charm Necklace Wine Cork Craft. Make a beautiful bauble that you can wear anytime, anywhere. Cork craft ideas have never looked this good or seemed so sophisticated. Adding beads and charms to this design make it a true-one-of-kind design that will leave everyone stunned. Best of all, this project is easy to make and doesn't take long to complete, so it's perfect for a free a
Get in the mood for fall with these 25 Free Knitted Sweater Patterns for Women. Filled with cardigans, turtlenecks, and classic sweater patterns, these easy knit sweater patterns are great to make for the cooler autumn and winter months.
Create a lovely lace doily with this intermediate crochet pattern to add a fancy touch to your dining room table. The Pretty Crochet Doily Pattern from Bernat Yarns uses a small 2 crochet hook (1.75 mm) and light cotton yarn to form the delicate design. This is a beautiful way to add a touch of class to your home during the holidays or when houseguests are visiting. You can set a vase of flowers on top of your gorgeous crochet doily for a dash of color in the spring, or you can place it under a
You'll be snug as a bug in a rug with these 19 Shawls and Wraps. Perfect for beginners and advanced crochet fans alike, these easy crochet patterns are great for keeping warm all year round. And don't forget to check out our Easy Crochet Wrap Pattern, perfect for beginners.
Gail Green is a Chicagoland book author and magazine writer/columnist who writes about a variety of creative subjects. She is known nationwide as a rubber stamping/inky technique expert who is passionate about inspiring others to explore the magic of their own creativity. Gail is also the illustrator behind the Sweet PETatoes art brand. Her licensed art appears on products in multiple global markets, including craft, gift, party, pet and textiles.
Discover 33 Free Knit Afghan Patterns that work for every occasion. Whether you're looking for Christmas afghan patterns or a knitted cable afghan pattern, this collection of free knitted afghan patterns can help. There are so many fun and exciting free afghan patterns to check out, so you'll never get bored. Test your skills and try something new or work on an easy project that you can complete in no time - the choice is yours. With this list of free knit afghan patterns, you'll want to keep yo
While downloading free printable coloring pages one by one offers you a certain amount of freedom, having a full free adult coloring book with just one click of the button is much easier. Whether this is your first foray into the world of adult coloring pages or you are a long-time lover of zentagnles, mandalas, and more, the completely free to download adult coloring books are full collections that you are sure to love. Just click on each and every and every book to check out the printable colo
Gail Green of gailgreen.blogspot.com reflects on what it means to be an artist in her Reflection on the Life of an Artist. This article begins by describing a fellow artist's perspective on delving into a new form of art, and transitions into what makes an artist an artist. If you don't define yourself as an artist, or you're interested in learning more about this artistic perspective, this post shares a thoughtful discourse on how an artist thinks and why they tend to do what they do.
Create a gorgeous handmade greeting card using mixed media techniques and a butterfly motif! This Mixed Media Butterfly Homemade Greeting Card is a lovely project to test out your 3D crafting skills. If you've never delved into the land of mixed media crafts, the aesthetic is truly stunning. Starting with a small project like a homemade card is a great way to experiment with this style of crafting. Play with colors and layering to create a one-of-a-kind card. Get inspired using the materials and
"With my old plastic bangles, I made this beautiful bangles project. I used ribbon and foam sheets. This project is very easy and low coast. Materials I used for this project it's easily available in the dollar store. What you need 1) Plastic Bangles 2) Ribbon 3) Foam sheets 4) Beads 5)Glue First need to wrap the bangle with ribbon. Then cut the foam sheet into the small small flower shape.Then glued the flower one by one on the bangle. And it's done. It's very beautiful bangle project."
"Now its summer time so today I am going to make a fun project for kids. Its very easy and also lots of fun. Actually, I made this project for my daughters birthday. Using pompom and moss I try to give some 3d look. I hope you enjoy this video. What you need for this projects Everything available in dollar store 1) White Poster Board 2) Construction Paper 3) Glue 4) Acrylic paints and brush 5) Cotton balls 6) Pompoms 7) Spanish moss 8) Yellow foam sheet (for the sun)"
I love beautiful baskets, and spring is the perfect time of year to make a DIY Easter Basket. Im using Red Heart Super Saver yarn from my large yarn stash to crochet this versatile yet beautiful basket. The basket is worked as one piece Crochet the bottom first followed by the baskets sides. One round is reversed for a long tie, but this can easily be replaced with a solid row of single crochet. I finished the basket with a reverse single crochet border, one of my favorite crochet stitches.
When it comes to the world of crafting, there are many different words we use to refer to all of our amazing projects. On any given day, you may see crafters showcase some of the beautiful works they made with Mod Podge crafts, while other crafters may display a similar project made with what they refer to as decoupage crafts. If you've ever wondered if you were going crazy because both of those crafts look almost like they use an identical method, you're not alone. In Mod Podge vs. Decoupage Wh
Take your egg decorating to the next level with these Elegant Glitter Striped Easter Eggs. They're the perfect decorations for your next Easter party, and they look so amazing that friends and family members will ask where you bought them. With this Easter idea, you'll learn how to easily make any Easter eggs into professionally painted masterpieces. These eggs will look so decadent that you'll never want to part with them, let alone eat them. This is definitely a craft idea you'll want to revis
Painting Easter eggs is a time-honored tradition that gets some new life with this paint craft idea. These precious and Painted Easter Egg Designs use trendy and gorgeous craft paints to create absolutely lovely Easter egg ideas for your home. Use paints of your choice to make Easter eggs that match your brunch or home decor in one afternoon. With so many options for decorating, you will want to make eggs all year long.
Get your little ones excited for Easter with these Easter Egg Coloring Pages. These free Easter coloring pages are cute and fun activities that children will love! There are three Easter coloring pages to print in all, and each one features a unique egg design with its own secret message! This project is perfect for letting kids use their imaginations to create colorful and vibrant designs, and it's a great holiday craft to get them ready for spring! With these printable coloring pages, you can
You will not believe how fun and easy this DIY Organizer for Your Desk craft is. This is an inexpensive way that you can create your own DIY organizer that you can use wherever you see fit! All you need to do is take an old egg carton container and let your imagination run wild. This craft video shows you one fun and pretty way you can paint your recycled craft, but really you can do whatever design you like. Now you don't have to worry about having a messy desk anymore with this DIY desk organi
Your Easter greetings have never been easier with these Printable Easter Cards. This set of free Easter cards contains a template for a generic Easter greeting as well as a template for an Easter egg hunt invitation. Both cards are fun and colorful, and they're incredibly easy to make. All you have to do is print, cut, and add any other messages you would like to add. These Easter cards are a great way to send out greetings to all of your loved ones and save time while doing it.
Keep your coffee or tea toasty this spring with this easy Easter Bunny Cup Cozy! These DIY crochet accessories are great for keeping your drink warm (or cool, depending on what you're drinking). Use this simple pattern to form the body, mouth, ears, and eyes of your little furry friend. You can follow this pattern to make a dog-shaped crochet coffee cozy, too! These DIY cup cozies should fit around any standard mug, 12-ounce can, or bottle. Don't leave home with a naked drink - put a cozy on it!
Make a classy Easter centerpiece for your table this year using these DIY Easter Egg Decorating Stamps. These spring craft ideas add an elegant twist to traditionally dyed Easter eggs. Create your own stamp using a clean pencil eraser. You can cut away pieces of the eraser to form a unique design. Try cutting out other patterns on different pencil tips to add more complicated designs. Use plastic eggs to reuse these DIY Easter decorations year after year. Try displaying your stamped crafts next
Paper crafters, the safe option for paper cutting is here! PenBlade has retractable blade that you can hold just like, well a pen. Its really that simple, and maybe thats the beautiful thing about this easy tool. The name pretty much says it all, but we gave it a try.
Your kids will adore this Giant Easter Egg Coloring Page. This free coloring page features a large egg design with a ton of cute imagery in its shell. All sorts of colorful spring, Easter, and flowery designs make up the inside of this gorgeous printable coloring page. Children will have a great time coming up with a wide variety of colors for each one of these fun designs. This Easter coloring page is the ultimate project for getting your little ones into that festive holiday spirit!
"It is easy DIY. I made this flip flops using foam sheet. I think kids going to love this project. This is wearable flip flops. Ya, its not so much durable. Kids can wear it for fun play or indoor. Or you can make its small size for dolls. I made this flip flops for my daughter. And she loves it. What you need 1) Foam sheets 2) Glue 3) Beads Process First, you need to make flip flops soles. So take any size of flip flop available at your home and trace it on a paper and cut it. Now cut your foam
If you are new to the crochet world and looking for a pattern that doesn't look like your basic stitch repeated 100 times, then check out this Basic Beginner Crochet Scarf. The neat crochet tip in this crochet scarf pattern adds some really great texture. This makes the DIY crochet scarf look like it is a much more complex pattern than it really is to complete. Plus, this crochet video thoroughly goes through and explains each stitch in this crochet pattern, so you can easily work through it!
Grab your kids and get ready to go on the best leprechaun hunt of your life! This How to Catch a Leprechaun trap is a great way to get your kids into the Irish spirit. This is an easy leprechaun trap for kids to recreate and let their imagination run wild. Plus, your kids are going to love putting together this DIY kids craft and watching this leprechaun trap video. Turning milk green is a thing in the past, upgrade your skills with this leprechaun trap game!
Hoppy and happy spring decorations are an adorable way to add spring accents to your home. Even if you live in a colder climate and the snow is still stacking up outdoors, adding DIY flowers to your home will prepare you for a spritely spring.
Your recycle bin houses tons of materials that you can reuse to make fun craft projects. In "Trash to Treasure 28 Recycled Crafts", you'll learn how to craft with everything from toilet paper rolls to water bottles. You may never look at a piece of trash the same way again!
Spearhead that Easter egg decorating contest with these Gnarly Narwhal Easter eggs! These aquatic animals are incredibly adorable, and they're super fun and easy to make. These eggs are perfect for a cute themed Easter party or just for an evening of Easter egg decorating. To make this Easter idea even easier, this project comes with a printable fin template that contains printable fins that have already been colored. You just have to print, cut, and glue. It's a great activity for kids and adul