Craft Blog

Feb 23, 2017

10 Ways to Reimagine the Snowman

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

Don't wait for a snow day to have some winter fun! Create DIY snowmen without the cold snow. Use styrofoam, yarn, old socks, gloves, paper bags or plastic bags to create these festive snowmen with your kids! Step-by-step project instructions and free patterns are included. Read More

Feb 22, 2017

Easy Holiday Kids Crafts

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

Are your kids on break? If you're already running out of things to do together, check out these cute and simple last-minute holiday crafts to try. You probably already have the supplies needed on hand. Happy crafting! Read More

Feb 21, 2017

Irish-Themed Crafts

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

If you're looking for St. Patrick’s Day inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. This lassie has gone through our archives to gather our top treat boxes, party favors, home décor pieces and embroidered items that would make any little leprechaun smile! Read More

Feb 11, 2017

Spotlight: Gallery On The Go

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

“Paint and sip” businesses have grown over the past few years. Most operate in a studio, although some host their painting events in partnering restaurants, bars or other venues. Gallery On The Go has a different take on the biz — they come to you, which makes it a little cheaper and easier to gather. Read More

Feb 10, 2017

Spring 2017 Giveaways!

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

Have you taken a look at some of the free swag we're giving away from our Spring 2017 Issue? You can enter for a chance to win a Beginner Lettering Set, Advanced Lettering Set, Fudenosuke Brush Pens, Gel Pens, Glue Dots, Jewelry Letter Stamp Set, Carving Kit, Yarn and an array of trendy craft books! Good luck. Read More

Feb 08, 2017

Ten Terrific Tassels

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

Tassels have been on trend in the jewelry world for quite some time now, and it seems the popularity is here to stay! In celebration of the fun, flashy item, we took a dip into our archives to find our favorite tassel projects to share with you! Jewelry, home décor and gift wrap — there are so many ways to work a tassel into your crafting. Read More

Feb 01, 2017

Recycled Valentine's Day Card Boxes

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

Make sure to hold onto empty cereal boxes, oatmeal canisters, tissue boxes and milk jugs to craft up these creative Valentine card boxes with your kids! Read More

Jan 24, 2017

DIY Message Center

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

This year, I have two little ones in the school system, so that means double the fun and double the papers! September brought lunch menus, new schedules, Kindergarten sight words, lots of save the dates and more. I had to do something to keep it all together! Since it's the new year and you may be in need of ways to get organized, I wanted to share. Read More

Jan 24, 2017

Knitting & Crocheting for Your Home

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

Here are some free, non-traditional knit and crochet patterns for your home! Think decorative pillows, cute fruit coasters, ombre lampshade covers, bohemian pot wraps and much more! Read More

Jan 16, 2017

How to Craft for a Cause

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

Do you have passion for crafting and helping others? Then you've come to the right place! We've compiled several organizations that need your crafting expertise to help those in need. Use your creative talents to craft up cards, knit hats, crochet blankets or sew up super hero capes and dresses. Do it by yourself or get your friends and family involved. Not crafty? No worries! You can still help to spread the word and organize donations! Read More

Jan 13, 2017

Wooden Stitch Blanks

By Chief Editor Molly Goad

We receive a plethora of crafting products, supplies and tools to play around with in our "spare" time (ha ha). I found these Bucilla String Creations in our supply room and decided to give it a try. Here's what I came up with. Read More

Jan 10, 2017

10 Kid Friendly Crafts for Snow Days

By Assistant Editor Helena Kim

While snow days are fun and exciting for the first couple of days, both parents and children can get a little stir crazy being stuck inside with nothing to do. To fight snow day boredom, here are ten kid friendly crafts you can do with your kids on snow days! Read More
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