Fun Ways to Customize Your Crochet

If you just started to crochet, chances are you can always benefit from practicing with free crochet patterns for beginners. Even with some experience, it’s helpful to have access to fun projects that don’t cost a fortune. No matter your experience and no matter what kinds of projects you like to work on, customizing them is a fun way to personalize the things you make for yourself as well as the things you want to gift to others. Embellishments are fun and easy, and they add a little bit … [Read more...]

Crafting With Kids: Tips for the Beginner

When it comes to spending quality time with your children, there’s something about crafting that makes it a go-to. Crafting is a great way to allow your child’s imagination to soar while also being able to spend time talking with your child and learning more about them. However, for the mom (or dad) who isn’t an avid crafter yourself, sometimes crafting with kids can be a little less than perfect. However, if you dream of making memories with your child and building great things, then it’s a … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Paper for Your Print Project

You may be wondering which paper to choose for a project you plan on undertaking. Well, to make the right decision, you will need to understand what your options are. There are two main categories of paper, coated and uncoated. Within covered, you have gloss, silk, and matte. They are all coated in clay that has been polished by rollers. The key difference is the smoothness of their surfaces, with gloss being the smoothest and most polished and matte being comparatively rougher and less … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons

These Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons are such an adorable DIY craft idea!  Kids will love helping you break up the crayons to make these, and you'll love how inexpensive and easy they are to make.  This tutorial is super easy to follow!  Check it out! DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons I love that this easy Valentine Hearts craft idea can be used any time of year. Just because we are using it as a holiday craft doesn't mean you can't make these for any occasion.  Grab discounted … [Read more...]

Craft De-Stash! The Essential Guide

Image via PixaBay Our hobbies are a vital part of our lives. Without them we'd lose out on a lot of enjoyment, the chance to meet people and - perhaps most importantly - a way of filling spare time. There is also the fact that by getting into an endeavor, we may find we have a skill that could help with a career. Without out hobbies, life would lose a lot of its shine. If you enjoy crafting - whatever area your particular focus falls on - then your hobby can be something else. Messy. No-one … [Read more...]

DIY Glitter Beer Mugs

Having a collection of fun and awesome mugs is something nowadays. It’s always great to have a coffee mug or wine glass with some witty saying or some fun colors to cheer you up. I have made wine glasses and mugs in the past for friends and family, but this time around I wanted to make a fun beer mug for the ladies. »»» Supplies Needed ««« Mug of Choice ModPodge Sponge Brush Painters Tape Glitter Plate or Bowl Vinyl Decal Step 01: First thing you want to do is … [Read more...]

Back to School the Fun Way!!

Personally, I love back to school shopping!! I love new stationary items! I am okay admitting that! I am such a dork and proud to say I am! The part that sucks... Is everyone usually ends up with the same notebooks and that can be a bit boring! That's why were going back to school the fun way!!! Sometimes you need to show off your own style! So, I am gonna show you how to add your own little touch to your notebooks! This is such an easy project!! You truly can't go wrong ad you can make so … [Read more...]

Day 3 of March 2013 Blog Challenge

Day 3 Blog Challenge: What Makes You Happy There are lots of things that make me happy.  One, of course is my family.  I love my daughter with all of my heart - I finally understand the love my parents have for me.  I never thought I'd be able to love somebody so little as much as you do for your child.  It's amazing.  Miles is my other half.  I don't know what I would do without him.  He knows what to say to cheer me up when I'm upset and having him stand beside me no matter what obstacle we … [Read more...]