Step by Step Guide to Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking is a pastime enjoyed by those both young and old. It is the perfect way to share your precious memories and give them a new light. Scrapbooking can take on any form that you want, ranging from embellished photo albums, to journalistic photo memories. Like all art forms, scrapbooking takes time and practice to complete successfully. We’ve created a short step by step guide to scrapbooking below to help bring your memories to life! Chose a theme Not all scrapbooks will have … [Read more...]

7 DIY Fabric Crafts You Can Make in a Few Minutes

One of the best things about crafting is that you can create all manner of creative things quickly and easily. Whether you’re just a beginner or experienced quilting and crafting aficionado, these seven fun projects can each be completed in just a few minutes. 1. Holiday Home While you’re getting ready to “Deck the Halls” in advance of the holidays, why not make a few festively-colored homes yourself? For this project you’ll need: ?        A few cotton scraps for … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly Items for Any DIY Project

DIY projects and crafts are a way to spark your children’s interests on a creative level. They are entirely customizable and ultimately turn into beautiful, authentic pieces in the end. Before you start any project, there are a few mediums that should be included in your inventory to use for almost anything! Take these few ideas into consideration for the next time your kids are ready to create a masterpiece. Frames Try to veer away from the typical finger painting activities and think … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ideas To Use Your Kid’s Mismatched Socks

Losing socks is something that millions of people do every now and then. In fact, some research shows that the average person loses well over a dozen socks every single year. Whether they get lost in the wash or lost in some other manner, most of us have a ton of solo and mismatched socks laying around. However, instead of simply throwing away your children’s old and mismatched socks, why not try find ways to reuse them? Whether you got them some brand new socks from Elite Sports Socks or … [Read more...]

Diamond Art Club Kit Review

I love crafting. Especially trying new crafts. So when I was approached to do a review of Diamont Art Club, I was super excited! Diamond Art is the new craze and I can finally see why! There are many benefits to crafting, and I am really glad to finally be able to add Diamont Art to my repertoire! What Is Diamond Art? If you haven't heard of this new craze, diamond art is a fun activity for both adults and kids that uses Diamond-like resin rhinestones to do a paint-by-numbers craft. … [Read more...]

Pros And Cons Of Essential Oils And Fragrance Oils

Whether you are making soap or candles, the scent makes a big difference. There are endless possibilities when you are scenting handmade candle or soap. You can choose from a wide range of scents. These many options can be overwhelming. To make sure that you are making the right choice for your recipe, you have to be aware of the differences between fragrance oils for soaps or candles and essential oils.   So today, you will learn about the pros and cons of both fragrance oils and … [Read more...]

Crafts with Your Kids: 5 Tips!

Those darn summer holidays are just around the corner again. Where did all that free time go without your beloved cherubs taking up residency in your home when school’s out at the end of the year? It seems to pass so quickly you don’t realise how good you had it until it’s gone. Anyway, isn’t having kids all about spending time with them? Though we may struggle to do it sometimes, it’s important to make time to enjoy quality activities with them. Sure, let them play on their tablets, … [Read more...]

Great Foods to Use in Kids’ Crafts

Doing crafts with children is a great way to nurture their creative sides, and have them understand that the only limit to what they can create is their imagination. But then, kids can only use what you're able to provide. Instead of choosing expensive craft materials that will run up the bill quicker than any child can make use of them, simple foodstuff can often serve as great building blocks for some great craft ideas. Ideally, you provide a wide array of different shapes and colors to … [Read more...]