February 20th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Whether you've got a craft fair, street festival, urban yard sale, protest rally, or, yes, Girl Scout cookie booth in the works, a DIY sandwich board is an excellent, albeit old-school, way to get the word out. Here's how to make a sandwich board with materials that you can get for free
February 18th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Sure, you can buy trains and train accessories for your kids. Or you could make them some DIY train crafts to save money and create something totally special for them
February 6th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
You don't have to buy a bunch of valentines from the store so that your kid can have a happy day. Let them make these class valentines themselves instead!
February 4th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
That headline is no typo. You can't just make quilts for kids in need, and this group helps well-meaning crafters create hospital-friendly quilts
December 12th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Some very, very clever people have taken pottery back to its uber-DIY roots and come up with the hacks that you need to do your own pottery, in your own space, on your own time
October 16th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Kids with parents who have the time and energy or money and energy to provide them with pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning shouldn't be the only kids who have pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning.
September 24th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Sometimes you want to make a button but you only have, say, a toy dinosaur. Here's how to make buttons out of basically anything you want
September 3rd, 2014 | by Julie Finn
You can sculpt with them, pose them on any surface, and they're re-usable, so when you're done just unstick and unbend them and put them away for next time
July 8th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Need a present for a kid's birthday party?
Skip the mall, and let your kids make their own gifts to give to their friends. The hands-on problem-solving is good for them, and putting real time and effort into a gift (not just your money) is a good lesson on friendship
January 27th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Winning is fun.
Make it even more fun by adding swag!