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Valentine Nifty Gifties

Valentine Nifty Gifties

Hurrah for Valentine’s Day! It may be the middle of winter, but at least we have an excuse to eat chocolate, give cute gifts to friends, bake goodies, and maybe even wear a little pink (gasp)! Of course, any excuse for craftiness is welcome around […]

Cozy Crafts with Felted Sweaters

Cozy Crafts with Felted Sweaters

Today’s post is the second in our series of “cozy crafts,” projects perfect for winter afternoons! This time, we are using felted sweaters as our main ingredient. What are felted sweaters you ask? Imagine that you accidentally washed and dried your favorite wool sweater on […]

Cozy Crafts

Cozy Crafts

The weather is cold; the days are short; and it’s time for cozy crafts! Here are a few of our favorite projects, perfect crafting on a wintery day. You may even find some of the supplies you need in your own closet! The results are […]

Nifty Gifties- DIY Jewelry

Nifty Gifties- DIY Jewelry

Ladies, it’s time to DIY some holiday bling! We’ve rounded up our favorite fun, straightforward jewelry projects that are perfect for make-ahead gifts! Each project is completely customizable, so you can craft personalized gifts for all those snazzy ladies in your life (including you)! Click […]

Nifty Gifties for Kids!

Nifty Gifties for Kids!

You know who really gets Christmas? Kids. They don’t wait to get in the holiday spirit. They get excited about every Christmasy experience that comes their way. And, they know exactly how many days are left until the big day… Speaking of days left, it’s […]

Nifty Gifties: DIY Painted Leggings

Nifty Gifties: DIY Painted Leggings

Huzzah! The season of crafting is officially here! 🙂 Not that we don’t craft throughout the year, but now it’s a no-holes-barred kind of crafting. Christmas is coming, and we need gifts! We feel no shame (ok, less shame) in creating giant craft messes, spending […]

Plaidvember Plaid Earrings

Plaidvember Plaid Earrings

Plaid shirts? Check. Plaid skirts? Check. Plaid scarves? Check, check. Plaid jewelry? Uh… well… How do you take that adorable plaid fabric and turn it into some bling? Enter the fabric-covered button kit- a set of tools both harder and easier to use than expected! […]

Plaidvember PJ Project

Plaidvember PJ Project

Early Bird Crafters, this is YOUR season to shine! Come mid-November, all those Christmas craft and shopping projects are fair game, although you may want to wait a bit on baking and decorating… (At least wait until after Thanksgiving?) Also, don’t let on if you […]

Pumpkin Time- “Squashwear”

Pumpkin Time- “Squashwear”

It’s PUMPKIN TIME!!! At what other time of year do people slow down to ogle corn mazes or get all giddy about buying squash?! Although sarcasm exists in the world, I’m too busy enjoying my pumpkin spice latte to worry too much! 🙂 I’m also […]

Apple Time!

Apple Time!

It’s apple season, and we’re just rolling in apples around here! Time for some apple crafts, starting with a suitable pair of earrings! I found some apple-shaped buttons and removed the button hole on the back using wire cutters. I glued on the backings and […]