DIY Projects

Lace print bowls

Lace print bowls

These lace print bowls are so easy to make, and you can use them for all sorts of things from jewelry to keys! Cute & SO easy! This is a great project that you can make with your kids that require NO special skills! We used air drying clay – as it is something you...

DIY Pressed Flower Wall Art

DIY Pressed Flower Wall Art

Hi Crafters! One of my favorite things about springtime is seeing all of the flowers start to bloom, making the world so much more colorful after a drab winter. Unfortunately flowers don’t live forever, but you can preserve their beauty! This DIY is all about...

How to dry aromatic herbs

How to dry aromatic herbs

Do you have an abundance of beautiful herbs still growing in the garden and would love to continue enjoying them through out winter? Drying Herbs is a great solution. It is great to have dried herbs hanging close at hand that you can quickly trim and use in your...

DIY Pom Pom cell phone case

DIY Pom Pom cell phone case

Today’s project is a DIY Pom Pom cell phone case – so easy to make and such a cute adornment for your phone. I have been seeing these Pom Pom cell phone cases trending everywhere lately! This is such an easy craft to do yourself. No need to buy one, make your own! So...

DIY knot pillows

DIY knot pillows

Knot pillows are trendy right now. You will not believe how simple it is to make. This knot pillow DIY version costs a whole lot less than a store bought pillow knot and only takes about an hour to make. We recently did a mini makeover in our ART studio and added a...

DIY Celtic Knot Pillow

DIY Celtic Knot Pillow

When Anne and I get together we like to do fun projects. Our project of choice this time was a fun toss pillow that was tied into a celtic knot. We went with 1.5 yards (140cm) of material that was 56 inches (142cm) wide . We also bought some practice material of the...

How to make a trap for mosquitoes

How to make a trap for mosquitoes

In summer time, one of the main things that keeps people from enjoying their outdoor spaces is mosquitoes. Nothing ruins a backyard barbeque or even just a relaxing evening outside faster than a swarm of mosquitoes attacking your skin. While there are some solutions...

How to Choose the Best Lawn Mower

How to Choose the Best Lawn Mower

Summer is officially here, which means your lawn needs some tending to. If you're confused about what type of mower you need or you're just looking to justify the cost of upgrading, read on. Personal preference and budget play a pivotal role for many people when it...

How to make slime without borax

How to make slime without borax

I have a super simple and fun children’s craft idea for you to make -Slime! (without using Borax). Kids love slime and it is so simple and cheap to make! It’s awesome chemistry and a great hands on learning and sensory play activity too.. We used contact lens solution...

Amazing White and Black Kids Room

Amazing White and Black Kids Room

Photpgraphy: Anne Stolow Design: Erin If you are hunting some ideas of perfect and best play room or nursery room for your kid then you are surely at right place!. My friend, Erin, kindly agreed to let me take pictures of her home and share them with you. Erin’s home...

Hot Air Balloon Sewing Pattern

Hot Air Balloon Sewing Pattern

This is the perfect handmade addition to a baby’s room and is one of those pieces you just know will be treasured forever. Because this could easily become a keepsake, we would recommend using a good quality wool felt. To make this DIY baby mobile simply save the...

How to Cast 3D Miniatures

How to Cast 3D Miniatures

This post follows directly from the last one in which I featured one of the simplest ways of making a mould for a toy Gigi .. Check out my tutorial for mold making. Casting is a lot of fun and is very rewarding to see your little miniatures turn into multiple copies....

Paper feather collage wall art tutorial

Paper feather collage wall art tutorial

Paper feather collage wall art tutorial. As a simple shape, a feather is really just a somewhat curvy, kinda long and skinny type shape. As having pattern, it really just looks like there are lots of fine downward pointing lines running the length of the center spine....

Last minute gift DIY

Last minute gift DIY

It’s not too late, even though it probably feels like it is. A quick run to a craft or hobby store and you can create a personal handmade gift that the recipient will never know you made in a pinch. A handmade family frame or any type of picture frame can be put...

World’s Easiest Silicone Mold – EASY and CHEAP

World’s Easiest Silicone Mold – EASY and CHEAP

This is a really easy and fast way of making a silicone mold. You can quickly take casts of anything hard and durable and remove it when the silicone is set after about 1 hour! Then your mold is ready to go! This DIY is something I’ve been working on for ages! Being...

Twine Ball Light Garland

Twine Ball Light Garland

I’ve seen twine balls used for all sorts of purposes, from chandeliers to pretty table decor, so I thought I’d have a go at making a light garland using this idea. I wanted something that would create a really pretty lighting effect, but I also wanted the string to...

HOW TO START A NEW LAWN FROM SEED

HOW TO START A NEW LAWN FROM SEED

You’ve probably heard lots of advice from your neighbors. They probably say that starting a new lawn is hard work best left to professionals. Or you should bite the bullet and pay for sod. The fact is, you can save money and be successful starting a new lawn from...

How to Build a Walkway with Plastic Path Maker Mold

How to Build a Walkway with Plastic Path Maker Mold

Making your own garden path is easy and saves you money! You may wonder why using a mold is better than buying ready-made pavers. Using a mold to make concrete pavers is a fun and easy way to create your own unique walkway or patio. It gives you complete freedom of...

Beautiful paper flowers tutorial

Beautiful paper flowers tutorial

Crepe paper flowers are a kind of beautiful all their own. When you base their colors on real blooms, they seem almost lifelike. But you also can combine your favorite colors with not-found-in-nature patterns and shapes to create fantasy flowers! Once you know the...

DIY Gallium Fidget Spinner

DIY Gallium Fidget Spinner

There are a couple of different ways to make a fidget spinner, like cutting out cardboard or using old recycled lighters. But this one is uniqe, i want to show you how to make a gallium fidget spinner.Have you ever seen fidget spinners made out of gallium? Gallium is...

Adorable Polymer Clay ‘Swiss Roll’ Charms

Adorable Polymer Clay ‘Swiss Roll’ Charms

Hello all ! I hope you had a great weekend and your week is off to a great start! Today, I want to show you how to make these “delicious swiss rolls" charms where you can turn them into jewelry like earrings and bracelet.This is an easy tutorial and a great entry...

A New 3D Printing Pen

A New 3D Printing Pen

It is so much more than a 3D printing pen.The main thing that sets the 3DSimo Mini apart from other 3D printing pens is its versatility. Not only can it print using PLA like the competitors, but because its tip is able to achieve a temperature as high as 490° Celsius,...

How to dry flowers at home

How to dry flowers at home

Whether we receive flowers to welcome a new baby, to celebrate a special birthday milestone, or to express love and romance, flowers often coincide with life's biggest milestones. They provide a lovely expression of someone's thoughts and sentiments, but what happens...

7 Gift Topper Ideas

7 Gift Topper Ideas

Let’s make some gift toppers for the gift wrap! I made 5 of them: a perfect bow, holly and berries, paper pom, the pendant, the forest. Aren’t they cute? They’re so simple to make and would be easy for any holiday gift. What a great way to dress up a package, a bottle...

Easy DIY gift box

Easy DIY gift box

I never seem to have boxes to put gifts in, and this year I decided to just make my own. I was surprised by how easy it is – all you need is some cardstock, Glue, Ruler and craft knife! The best part is that you don’t even have to wrap the boxes – they look beautiful...

Diy clay antler ornaments

Diy clay antler ornaments

When it comes to making faux animal accessories I’m totally on board! But I’m guessing that doesn’t surprise anyone here, and while we’re at it why not make it a little more colourful? So I DIY’ed a pair. All you need is some Acrylic colors and air dry clay! I’ve used...

Diy Round fabric laundry basket

Diy Round fabric laundry basket

I am so excited for the chance to share a New DIY with you today! You know when you have a picture in your head of how something will turn out and then it turns out EXACTLY that way? Well, this is that project for me. Plus it was SO EASY! (Sorry, I’ll stop yelling...

How to install a mosaic tile backsplash DIY

How to install a mosaic tile backsplash DIY

For 5000 years mosaics have been a popular decoration in bathhouses, palaces, and now your kitchen. Mosaics are small, glazed glass, stone, or tile pieces organized in a design or pattern. Tiling a backsplash above the counter is one of the easiest ways to upgrade an...

Washing Hand Painted Silk Scarves

Washing Hand Painted Silk Scarves

Except, what I was doing was the finishing work on the batch of hand painted silk scarves that I've been working on. They've been pre-washed, then dyed, then steamed. One last bit of work, and they are all set to go. When the scarves come out of the steamer, they are...

Melting wax for tjantings

Melting wax for tjantings

Batik is a technique for the surface decoration of cloth in which multiple resist dyeings using wax patterns to block dye is the principal design device. Once the fabric is painted with wax designs, it is placed in a dye bath where only the areas with no wax are dyed....

Cold Porcelain Clay roses diy

Cold Porcelain Clay roses diy

Cold Porcelain is air-drying modelling clay that can be easily made at home (for recipe & instructions click here). When dry it has the translucent quality that looks similar to porcelain. This type of clay is best used to make fine detail flower arrangements. A...

Easy cold porcelain recipe

Easy cold porcelain recipe

Cold porcelain is an inexpensive, non-toxic, easy-to-work-with material. It does not require heating since it gets hard by exposure to fresh air. It is a cornstarch based paste, which when dry is slightly flexible and has the appearance of real porcelain. It is super...

DIY Silk Scarf Hand Painted

DIY Silk Scarf Hand Painted

Hello everyone!I'm crazy about silk painting and wanted to share some of my creations with you! Hope you'll like it! This one is called 'Pansy flowers' - it's made on a natural Italian silk scarf. You just need a special type of paint for silk painting. Painting on...

Salted Silk Scarf DIY

Salted Silk Scarf DIY

Create a gorgeous original silk scarf. If you're a beginner, this sensual and goof-proof medium will bring out your inner artist. For experienced artists, silk painting is a satisfying new medium for expressing yourself spontaneously. You will need: Flat Crepe Silk...

Birch tree made of wire and beads

Birch tree made of wire and beads

This is a bit more time-intensive than what I usually show you, but I wanted something special. The tree of the photo is the first one that I have made! I would estimate I have about 10 hours into it, because beading and wire wrapping, while not difficult, can be...

DIY Beaded panda Earrings

DIY Beaded panda Earrings

These lovely little guys are guaranteed to make any outfit 100% more adorable.  Like real pandas, the primary bead colors are black and white. There is a little bit of pink on the animal's foot pad and the eyes are green. These Earrings are the perfect gift for...

DIY Beaded superman logo Key Chain

DIY Beaded superman logo Key Chain

Here is a fun DIY project to make a beaded Superman Logo key chain. It can be used as a key chain, bag charm, cell phone charm or as an ornament to your any other project. It’s a great gift for boys. Have fun in the world of DIY beading! You will need: Wildfire...

Bead Batman Logo DIY

Bead Batman Logo DIY

Yay! More Superhero stuff! This is my pixelated Batman symbol! It was handmade by weaving one tiny Seed Bead together at a time with a needle and thermally bonded Wildfire bead weaving thread. In the seed bead necklace tutorial, i use two main colors: black and...

Growing sugar snap peas

Growing sugar snap peas

Beans and peas are relatively easy to grow, making them a good choice for a first-time gardener or a new garden plot. Follow these instructions to grow peas! Fresh peas from a farmers' market will work fine! Fresh ones from the supermarket might work, but the exact...

DIY Clay Lace Print Bowl

DIY Clay Lace Print Bowl

These lace print bowls are so easy to make, and you can use them for all sorts of things from jewelry to keys! Cute & SO easy! This is a great project that you can make with your kids that require NO special skills! We used air drying clay – as it is something you...

DIY flowers from fabric

DIY flowers from fabric

If you decided to make fabric flower bouquets for yourself or wedding or Mother's Day, rather than spend hundreds (or more) on real flowers, this tutorial is for you. Not only you will save a lot of money, but the bouquets will last a lifetime. I know it may seem a...

DIY Rustic Wine Rack

DIY Rustic Wine Rack

DIY Rustic Wine Rack Tutorial The style is rustic modern. I have become a plan making addict since teaching myself SketchUp and figured it was time to share. This wine rack is fairly simple to create on your own for a fraction of the cost. All materials should cost...

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