Recycled Crafts

Recycled Crafts

DIY Lamps

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Nice lamps can be so expensive, but they really do make or break your room’s decor for multiple reasons. It’s so important to have the right amount of light, and I feel like they can be a great focal point too. So what do you …

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Weaving

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! I’ve been seeing a lot of gorgeous woven crafts out there. People are getting so creative with their creations, they look like art pieces that should be in a museum. I have yet to pick up weaving myself, but these woven projects might make be break …

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Kids’ Crafts: Sensory Table for Spring

Here in Portland Spring is in full swing – the constant rain brings us early spring flowers. This year the change in seasons seemed to happen overnight and all of a sudden everything is in bloom. Whether spring has begun in your area or if you are still snowed or …

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Kids’ Crafts: Welcome Back Birds!

Spring is here and its time to welcome back the birds and other wild creatures that migrated south or have been hibernating. The first week of spring is a great time to teach about wildlife habitats (including your own backyard!) and the different ways that animals cope with winter and …

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DIY Organizing

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Now that we’re in the full swing of spring, it’s time to start airing out our houses and cleaning out all of the dust and dirt that comes with staying inside all winter long. It’s spring cleaning season, and in addition to getting down and …

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Recycled Crafts for Earth Day

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Earth Day is less than a week away, and it’s our time to shine as crafters. If you’re like me, you’ve hoarded many things that other people would consider garbage. Here are some ideas for those of us who have piles of egg cartons, toilet …

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Kids’ Crafts: Celebrate Earth Day

Teaching kids how to be more sustainable by Reducing, Reusing and Recycling is part of our daily routine. By now my little ones correct me if they see me being careless about water usage or throwing something away that could be useful. Earth Day crafts are a great way to celebrate …

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Let’s Paint Pots for Home Decor

By Guest Blogger Satya from the blog Craftopedia Satya shares tons of tips for painting in all different mediums and on many different things. Check out the YouTube tutorials for even more explanations! From India to Netherlands, from Egypt to Japan, Pottery and pot paintings had a deed relation with …

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Kids’ Crafts: Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Make mom feel extra special this year with one of these thoughtful, beautiful hand made gifts. For the older kids I’ve included some multi-step artistic projects which can be modified for younger children (or made with a little help from older siblings and …

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Flowering Watering Can Front Door Decor

By General Crafts Contributor Victoria from the blog Dazzle While Frazzled. Convert an old watering can into a unique flowering front door décor that is perfect for the springtime gardener. Do you have an old watering can that is passed its seasonal usefulness? Instead of tossing it, turn it into …

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