Browsing the "craft" Tag

Holiday Crafts: Filled Christmas Ornaments

December 16th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Got some teeny-tiny treasures? Some scrap craft supplies? How about just some of the colored sand or rice or pony beads that your kids play with? If you do (and you totally do!), then you've got almost all the makings for an easy, special, stash-busting Christmas ornament craft


How To: Create an Altered Journal

June 6th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

A fabulous Repurposed Book as Sketchbook tutorial by Livividli Lifestyle Blog was linked up to our Green Crafts Showcase this month. I was so inspired by it that it will not only be featured tomorrow as one of the top 5 projects, but I wanted to create my own version. Instead of a sketchbook, I repurposed my book into a journal


How To: Spruce Up an Old Jewelry Box

April 11th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

If you're anything like me, you've been doing some spring cleaning. I went through my thrift stash this week and found this adorable jewelry box. I liked it to begin with, but I wanted to spruce it up a bit. Here's how you can spruce up your own jewelry box!


How To: Painted Button Jar

March 28th, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

Looking for a unique way to store your button collection? What about a jar that actually looks like a button? I saw this button storage idea from S.C.R.A.P using a peanut butter jar, and it inspired me to make my own button jar!


Cold & Flu Season is Here: Let’s Talk Hankies!

February 27th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

I spent basically all of last week battling a horrendous ick: fever chills, watery eyes, and (of course) an endlessly runny nose. From what I've been hearing, this has been one of the worst cold and flu seasons on record, and that means a lot of paper tissues headed straight to the landfill. I know, handkerchiefs aren't a sexy topic, but when you're blowing your nose approximately every 45 seconds, I think it's an important one to talk about



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