December 31, 2010

Crafts: Spring Sprout Picture

All it takes is some simple stitching you can make this lovely spring sprout picture that will add to your home decor.

Crafts: Dog Bone Soap

Make cute dog bone soaps with the use of this recipe and instructions for the molding and display.

December 29, 2010

Crafts: A Pallet Shelf

This project is easy to follow and will show you how to put together this bookshelf with ease. 

December 23, 2010

Crafts: Warm Elf Slippers

Make these adorable elf slippers using old wool sweaters or blankets, this is a great recycling project!

November 15, 2010

Aluminum Can Crafts: Holiday Wreath

This is a remarkable and beautiful Christmas wreath made with aluminum cans.  This project is a wreath created from eight aluminum soda cans using simple household tools.

September 20, 2010

Crafts: Soda Can Bat

    Make a cool flying bat out of a squished aluminum soda can.

August 28, 2010

Crafts: Summer Scrapbook Templates

   Downloadable scrapbook page templates and images for your summer scrapbook pages.

August 24, 2010

Crafts: Rose Earrings

Here's a great tutorial for making rose earrings.  And you can make them for less than $1.

August 17, 2010

Crafts: Sew A Wallet

With this pattern you can make an attractive wallet for yourself or for anyone.  Here is an easy project for a wallet that is small enough for your purse yet large enough to hold a lot of stuff.

August 16, 2010

Craft: Button Down Hand Towel

With the use of just a few materials you can easily make these cute button down hand towels. Just sew a hand towel to some fabric and add a button and your almost done.

August 15, 2010

Crafts: Decoupage a Clay Pot

To add character and color to a plain clay pot all you need is to decoupage it.  It is so easy and fun to decoupage a clay pot just by using these step by step instructions.

August 14, 2010

Crafts: Country Folk Wall Hangings

This is a project for sweet looking wooden plaques that look great on an outdoor fence, in your kitchen or just an added touch to a hallway.  With these patterns you can add a touch of country decor anywhere.

August 13, 2010

Craft: Flex Frame Coin Purse

This is a cute little felt coin purse with a flex frame. You can dress it up with buttons or designs cut out of different colored felt fabrics.

August 12, 2010

Crafts: Beaded Necklace

Here is a great gift idea and a fun project. Make a lovely beaded necklace by following these simple instructions along with illustrations.

August 11, 2010

Crafts: Krylon Wall Decor

By using a blank canvas and some krylon paint you can make beautiful wall art for any room of the house.  Here are easy to follow plans to help you get started on decorating your walls.

August 10, 2010

Craft: Butterfly Wall Hanging

Here is a simple and colorful craft project for colorful butterflies inside a picture frame. Enjoy making this elegant piece of art for your home or for a gift.

August 9, 2010

Craft: Wall Art

Make this lovely wall hanging with just some paper, round mirror and colorful glass stones.  This project is so easy to accomplish and looks great on any wall.

August 8, 2010

Crafts: Wooden Block Puzzle

Here is a project for a block puzzle made out of different shaped wooden pieces that fit inside a wooden square base. Easy to make and fun to play with, this is a block puzzle the whole family will enjoy.

August 7, 2010

Craft: Make a Fabric Clock

Here is a great idea for a clock made out of free flowing fabric. With just a little time and some imagination you can make this really cool fabric clock.

August 6, 2010

Craft: Colorful Felt Blanket

You can make a colorful felt blanket with the help of this project. Just by stitching little felt circles toghether in colors that suit your taste a blanket is born!

August 5, 2010

Crafts: Fabric Wall Panels

By making your own fabric wall panels you obtain control of the prints and colors that they display.  Just follow these instructions for making these great looking fabric panels.

August 4, 2010

Craft: Fabric Bottle Holder

Make this fabric bottle holder that is completely lined and has loop for slipping over a belt or handle bars of a bike. This is a handy item for both kids and adults.

August 3, 2010

Crafts: The Hobo Sack

Here's an inexpensive to make tote bag in the form of a hobo sack. I think a smaller version would also make a good lunch sack.

August 2, 2010

Crafts: Quilt Candles

This is a fun craft that requires you to scan a vintage quilt then print it out and adhere it to a candle holder.  Here is a unique and fun candle project and makes an excellent gift.

August 1, 2010

Crafts: Muffin Candles

Make great smelling chocolate chip muffin candles.  Using a muffin tin and muffin paper cups this candle treat can help you get a head start on holiday giftts.

July 31, 2010

Crafts: Room Divider

  This decorative room divider should only cost around $30 to make.  And it will add instant style and class wherever it goes.

July 30, 2010

Crafts: Birthday Cards

What a fun idea! Using a picture of the birthday boy or girl, have it blown up and then cut it into cards. Family and friends write on the back of each card and mail them to the birthday girl or boy. Then they can be assembled into one large poster. Sites like or would be able to blow it up poster size for you relatively cheap!

July 29, 2010

Crafts: Canvas Floor Mat

This is a plan for a canvas floor mat that is simple to make and extremely durable.  You can add colors and designs by watching the slide show with instructions and tips for this pretty floor mat.

Crafts: Feather Wreath

This would be such a neat autumn wreath for your door or above the mantel.  It's made of feathers!

July 28, 2010

Crafts: Braided Door Mat

Make this beautiful and modern looking braided door mat for your home. You can't go wrong with these easy instructions in step by step format and illustrations that help you along.

Crafts: Recycled Clock

This great looking clock is made from a record album covered with fabric.  Just add a clock kit and voila!

July 27, 2010

Crafts: Kitchen Clay Pot

What a cute clay pot idea!  Use paint to create a unique kitchen accessory holder.  Easily match your kitchen decor.

July 26, 2010

Crafts: Nigella Silhouettes

Here's a great way to get funky with your old unused picture frames.  These silhouette shapes will brighten up any room. Amy includes templates for the birds and butterfly show above.

July 25, 2010

Crafts: Love and Peace Wall Art

Hurray for the 70's.  New colorful fabric depicting 1970's flowers, peace and love are available in fabric stores like Joann now. Here's a pattern for making your own Love and Peace Wall Art

July 22, 2010

Crafts: Vintage Earrings

Make a pair of bright red rose earrings.  Pretty simple tutorial and these would be great as a gift. 

July 20, 2010

Crafts: Pop Flower Magnets

    Make these cute flower magnets from aluminum cans. Your refrigerator will thank you.

July 18, 2010

Crafts: Paper Silhouette Art

Make silhouette cutouts of your family come to life using old photographs and a printer. What a great art project for your wall!

July 16, 2010

Crafts: Decoupage a Wall Switchplate

Using scrapbook paper or wrapping paper, follow this tutorial for decoupaging decorative wall switchplates for a fraction of the cost of designer wallplates.

July 14, 2010

Crafts: Birthday Card

Make a birthday card with a tiny bunting of miniature flags. This is such an adorable card and may inspire you to make variations of it for the rest of the year's birthdays.

July 12, 2010

Crafts: Collapsible Storage Baskets

These storage baskets were actually made for a baby nursery, but they can be used anywhere.  Their trick of collapsing and folding flat is just what I need. And they even have a recycling secret!

July 10, 2010

Printable Crafts: Vintage Wall Decor

   Cool looking wall decor made from free digital downloads and mod podge.  And you can print out the graphics for creating this vintage wall decor.

July 8, 2010

Crafts: Candle Holders

Make a recycled soda bottle candle holder from a 20 oz. soda bottle.  Each soda bottle makes two candle holders.

July 6, 2010

Crafts: Aluminum Can Flower Brooch

Turn an ordinary aluminum soda can into a bold and beautiful flower brooch.  Amazing what some can do with recycled materials!

July 4, 2010

Crafts: Birdhouses on a Stick

Here's a 4th of July or anytime yard decoration - birdhouses on a stick.  Paint them red, white and blue to be patriotic or just paint them to match your outdoor color scheme.

July 2, 2010

Crafts: Turn a Soda Bottle into a Coin Purse

"Green" crafts created by recycling green soda bottles into a coin purse.  All you need are two 20oz soda bottles and a zipper to create this unique little change purse.

June 30, 2010

Crafts: Flag T-Shirt Applique

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with this free flag applique pattern.  Make matching shirts for your kids and one for you.

June 28, 2010

Crafts: Lady Liberty

Make a red, white and blue angel for the 4th of July. This tole painting pattern is perfect for your porch or anywhere else angels go.

June 26, 2010

Crafts: Fabric Book with Exposed Stitch

Sew a simple fabric book with elastic wrapped around it.  This is so much classier looking than most store-bought note books.

Crafts: 4th of July Confetti Popper Rockets

This 4th of July craft is fun for all ages.  Just be sure to have your vacuum ready when the confetti rains down!

June 23, 2010

Crafts: Aluminum Can Ornaments

What great things can you make with aluminum cans?  These leaf ornaments made from cans look great hanging and would make a unique table centerpiece also.