Making a Wire-Edged Ribbon BowFashioning your own accessories or package adornments can be fun with this stiffened ribbon. This is a page about making a wire-edged ribbon bow.
How to Make a Men's Crocheted Skull-CapA tightly fitted hat is an easy pattern to crochet, and will keep a young man warm and stylish. This is a page about making a men's crocheted skull-cap.
Making a Shaggy Dog Out of YarnThis is a cute project you can make without knitting or crocheting with the right pattern and yarn. This is a page about making a shaggy dog out of yarn.
How to Make a Clothes Hanger Wall DecorationThis abstract wall hanging is fun to make and an eye-catching piece of wall decor. And it is so easy to create using plastic clothes hangers. This is a page about how to make a clothes hanger wall decoration.
Gluing Glass to GlassCraft projects using glass often require you to glue glass to glass. This is a page about gluing glass to glass.
Gift Bags for Seniors in Nursing HomesMaking up some gift bags of items for people in a nursing home is sure to brighten the day of anyone receiving this thoughtful gift. This is a page about gift bags for seniors in nursing homes.
Making a Grave BlanketGrave blankets are typically made using a wire frame and evergreen plant material, along with other decorations. They are a thoughtful way to remember a loved one during the holidays. This is a page about making a grave blanket.
Making Fleece SocksThis page is about making fleece socks. Fun gifts can be made using fleece to make warm and cozy socks.
One Handed Crafts?This is a page about one handed crafts. An accident or stroke may result in losing the use of one hand. This does not mean the end of crafting opportunities.
Craft Ideas for Used Medicine or Pill BottlesRather than throwing them away or into the recycle bin, you can make many creative projects using medicine or pill bottles. This is a page about craft ideas for used medicine or pill bottles.
Making a Peppermint Candy BowlThis is a page about making a peppermint candy bowl. Hard peppermint candies are first on your supply list for making these pretty edible candy bowls.
Making a Coat Hanger Yarn DogUse an old hanger and a skein of yarn to make a yarn dog. This is a page for making a yarn dog.
Making a Paper Bag Santa PuppetThis is a page about making a paper bag Santa puppet. Making paper bag puppets is a fun activity for you and the kids to work on.
Making Glittered Poinsettias?This is a page about making glittered poinsettias. The glittery, sometimes dyed poinsettias for sale around the holidays can be relatively expensive. There are some methods you can try at home to make your own unique version and maybe even save some money.
Starch Recipe for Crocheted Items?Certain crochet projects, such as doilies or ornaments, need to be starched to stiffen them upon completion. This is a page about starch recipe for crocheted items.
Making T-Shirt PillowsThis is a page about making t-shirt pillows. Favorite t-shirts often hold memories we would like to keep. So rather than throw them away, make pillows.
Free Printable Dollhouse and Dollhouse Furniture Plans?This is a page about free printable dollhouse and dollhouse furniture plans. Making a dollhouse and furniture is fun a project that your child can participate in.
Putting Pictures on Lighted Glass BlocksThe addition of pictures and photos to a lighted glass block makes for great home decor projects. This is a page about putting pictures on lighted glass blocks.
How to Paint StyrofoamThe rough porous surface of Styrofoam can make it a challenge to paint. This is a page about how to paint Styrofoam.
Belly Button Lint RemoverThis is a page about belly button lint remover. A silly gift you can make for a fun gag.
Making a Dollar Bill RoseGiving money as a gift is even more fun if you know how to fold money into interesting shapes. This is a page about making a dollar bill rose.
Making a 6-Pack Ring SnowflakeThis is a page about making a 6-pack ring snowflake. Here is a great way to reuse plastic 6-pack rings and prevent them from making their way to the ocean and causing harm to wildlife.
Making a Washcloth Soap PouchUse pretty, colorful washcloths to make these useful and fun soap pouches. They are great for use in your home and to give as gifts. This is a page about making a washcloth soap pouch.
Threading a Handy Stitch MachineThis little handheld sewing machine, made by Singer, is often purchased by people who want to do a bit of mending. Getting it threaded correctly is the most important step. This is a page about threading a Handy Stitch machine.
Making a Wheelchair LapghanThis is a page about making a wheelchair lapghan. When mobility is assisted by a wheelchair, a cozy gift can be a perfectly sized blanket to help keep the occupant warm.
Making a Safety Pin AngelThis is a page about making a safety pin angel. These little angels are perfect to wear at Christmastime or to add to packages or ornaments on the tree.
Making Crochet Nylon Net ScrubbiesCrochet nylon net scrubbies are quick, easy, and fun to make. They are useful in the kitchen for the crafter and make great gifts and craft sale items. This is a page about making crochet nylon net scrubbies.
Making a Puzzle BoardThis is a page about making a puzzle board. A puzzle board with a raised edge provides the prefect surface to work on you puzzle and the edges help to prevent loss of pieces.
Homemade Heat PacksThis is a page about homemade heat packs. Therapeutic heat packs can be quite helpful to treating aching muscles and other ailments. You don't need to buy an expensive one at the store, when you can easily make one at home.
Dollhouse Furniture With Everyday ObjectsThis is a page about dollhouse furniture with everyday objects. There are a wide variety of small things that can be repurposed for thrifty doll furniture.
Drilling Slot For Glass Block Bank?I want to make a glass block bank. How do I drill the slot?
Making a Curtain for an Arched Window?This is a page about making a curtain for an arched window. Making a curtain for an arched window is not as difficult as it may seem.
Making a Tin Punch LanternThis is a page about making a tin punch lantern. You can easily turn an empty tin can into a beautiful lantern. Simply punch a pattern into its surface and place a candle inside to illuminate it.
Mason Jar Air FreshenerAn inexpensive room deodorizer can easily be made in an attractive canning jar. This is a page about Mason jar air freshener.
Uses for Old Greeting CardsOver the years we receive many greeting cards, but storing them all in a box can get out of hand. This is a page about uses for old greeting cards.
Making Crown Royal Bag QuiltsThis page is about making Crown Royal bag quilts. A collection of these soft bags can be made into an attractive quilt.
Making a Crocheted Hooded ScarfThis is a page about making a crocheted hooded scarf. Make this warm and cozy hooded scarf for all of your friends and family.
Crafts Using Old JeansWhether you are thinking of remaking them into other clothing items, decorations, rugs, or something completely different, there is a project just for you. This is a page about crafts using old jeans.
Welding Cap Patterns?Welding caps were originally designed to help keep sparks from burning exposed skin when welding, but they are worn by non-welders as well. Making your own welding caps allows you to create ones that match your personality and it also can save you money. This page has advice about finding welding cap patterns.
Making a Blouse Fit Better?This is a page about making a blouse fit better. Whether your blouse doesn't fit as well as it used to or you have something new that needs altering, there are many easy ways to fix up a blouse and make it fit better.
Making a Plastic Cup Marshmallow ShooterThis is a page about making a plastic cup marshmallow shooter. You can easily make a fun and safe projectile toy with plastic cups and marshmallows.
Making a Pot Holder Scissors PouchThis is a page about making a potholder scissors pouch. A pretty or seasonal potholder is the first step in making a simple scissors pouch.
Using Mod Podge on GlassThis is a page about using Mod Podge on glass. Mod Podge is an easy to use product for your decoupage projects.
Making Pizza Box Cash GiftThis is a page about making a pizza box cash gift. Coming up with cute ways to give cash makes the gift giving and receiving more fun.
Crafts Using Glass Flower VasesThis page contains crafts using glass flower vases. These cut flower display containers that are easy to come by, can be fun decorating projects.
Crafts Using Old Barn WoodThis page contains crafts using old barn wood. The rustic character of barn wood can be incorporated in a variety of crafts.
Drilling a Hole in a Wine BottleEmpty wine bottles are often used in craft projects. Using the right process you can successfully drill holes in the glass. This is a page about drilling a hole in a wine bottle.
Plastic Canvas Cross CraftUsing plastic canvas and ribbon or yarn you can create a beautiful easy to make cross. This is a page about making a plastic canvas cross craft.
How to Make a Candy BouquetA homemade candy bouquet makes a great gift for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day. These tutorials show you how to make beautiful candy bouquets.
What Does "sm" Mean in Knitting Instructions?In knitting what does the abbreviation "sm" mean?
Using RIT Dye in a Washing MachineOne method of dyeing clothing is in the washer. This is a page about using RIT dye in a washing machine.
Crocheting SocksThis is a page about crocheting socks. We know that most handmade socks are knitted. But did you know that socks can also be crocheted?
Making Grave Site Floral ArrangementsThis is a page about making grave site floral arrangements. Floral arrangements, both fresh and artificial, are placed at grave sites as a symbol of respect and love.
Crocheted Towel TopperThis handy craft project allows you to hang your kitchen towel on a bar, kitchen cabinet knob, or oven door. You also could use it to hang a hand towel in a bathroom. This page features several patterns for making a crocheted towel topper.
What type of glue do I use for fabric?Could someone please let me know the best glue for fabric? I believe I have tried it all, but my jewels fall off of everything I make. I would appreciate any help that you have to offer.
Making a Christmas Reindeer HeadbandA festive reindeer head decoration you can make to wear and share at holiday gatherings. This page is about making a Christmas reindeer headband.
Homemade Simmering Granules?This is a page about homemade simmering granules. You can make your own simmering granules using the scents that you favor.
Making a Men's Silk Tie Rose PinThis is a page about making a men's silk tie rose pin. Using a tie in your choice of color, you can make this lovely pin for your lapel or purse.
Preserving Ornamental GourdsThis is a page about preserving ornamental gourds. Proper preservation of ornamental gourds can keep them looking good for a long time.
Making a Quilt From Old SweatshirtsThis is a page about making a quilt from old sweatshirts. A fun project that can be a reminder of many memories is a bed covering made of recycled sweatshirts.
Dinner and a Movie Gift BasketMake this gift basket for a couple in need of a date night. This page is about making a dinner and a movie gift basket.
Making Three Strand Thick Crocheted SlippersUsing a half double crochet stitch and three strands of yarn you can make a pair of these child's cozy slippers. This is a page about three strand thick crocheted slippers.
Making Hypertufa Stepping StonesThis is a page about making hypertufa stepping stones. Hypertufa can be prepared and molded into a variety of garden enhancements, including stepping stones.
Making Market Bags from Plastic BagsReusable market bags made with plarn are cute and sturdy. This pageis about making market bags from plastic bags.
Finding a Cabbage Patch Doll PatternOriginally created in 1978 and called Little People, these dolls are still popular today. You can make the soft sculpture version of this doll at home. This is a page about Finding a Cabbage Patch doll pattern.
Making Trellis Yarn JewelryTrellis yarn is a lacy, colorful, ribbon yarn that is an excellent choice for making jewelry. This is a page about making trellis yarn jewelry.
Making Your Own Lampe Berger...You can create your own unique fragrances for your lamps. This is a page about making your own Lampe Berger fragrances.
Du (Doo) Rag Pattern?This is a page about du rag pattern. These fun cloth head covers or skull caps are worn by men and women, and often tied from handkerchiefs.
Cutting TiresWhether you are trying to dispose of your old tires or using them in a project, you may be looking for a way to easily cut them to suit your purpose. This is a page about cutting tires.
Making a Terra Cotta LighthouseAn inexpensive craft project made with clay pots is a lighthouse for a garden decoration. This is a page about making a terra cotta lighthouse.
Faux Stained Glass WindowsThis is a page about faux stained glass windows. You can easily create beautiful stained glass looking windows using recycled windows and adding paint or other embellishments.
Crafts Using Glass BlocksThis is a page about crafts using glass blocks. There are numerous craft projects that can be made using glass blocks.
Making a Jigsaw Puzzle MatThis page is about making a jigsaw puzzle mat. Making a jigsaw puzzle takes time; often you are looking for a way to store an unfinished puzzle.
Homemade Hair Towel WrapThis is a page about making a homemade hair towel wrap. Treat yourself as though you were at a spa with a quick and easy homemade hair towel wrap.
Homemade Stepping StonesThat well worn path can be paved with inexpensive stepping stones. This page is about homemade stepping stones.
Repairing the Elastic on Fitted SheetsRepeated use and laundering can breakdown the elastic in your fitted sheets. This is a page about repairing the elastic on fitted sheets.
Making a Dog Poop Bag DispenserThis is a page about making a dog poop bag dispenser. One way to always have a poop bag handy when walking your dog is by having a supply with you.
Making Crochet Men's Fingerless GlovesThis is a page about crochet men's fingerless gloves. An easy, two stitch crochet project that can help keep a man's hands warm while allowing his fingers to be uncovered.
How to Make a Kid "Drivers License"Making a drivers license for you child is a fun craft project for you and your kid to work on together. This is a page about how to make a kid "drivers license".
Making a Wine Bottle LampThis is a page about making a wine bottle lamp. Wine bottles inspire many crafting ideas.
Preserving Herbs and Flowers in OilThis is a page about preserving herbs and flowers in oil. Using decorative bottles and oil you can create decorative herb and flower displays.
Using a Handy Stitch Sewing MachineThis is a page about using a Handy Stitch sewing machine. The Singer Handy Stitch sewing machine is a small, battery operated handheld sewing machine.
Craft Ideas Using Scrap WoodThis is a page about craft ideas using scrap wood. Scrap wood can be used in a wide variety of crafts; let your imagination go and get creative.
Covering a Tabletop With PenniesThis page is about covering a tabletop with pennies. An attractive finish to a table can be these coins.
Crocheted Dress Towel HangerCrochet tops for kitchen towels are popular craft projects. This example explains how to make a really cute dress pattern towel topper. This is a page about crocheted dress towel hanger.
Making PVC Birds for the GardenThis is a page about making PVC birds for the garden. If you are tired of the pink flamingo or gnome garden art, try making birds from PVC pipe.
Making a Name SnowflakeThis is a page about making a name snowflake. Using your name as the cutting lines on a paper snowflake is a fun variation on this popular craft.
Making Concrete Stepping StonesMaking your own stepping stones is a fun project and a way to create unique stones for your garden. This is a page about making concrete stepping stones.
Sewing Stretchy FabricThis is a page about sewing stretchy fabric. Sewing stretchy fabric can be tricky. You want to follow a few simple steps to ensure that the finished seams lie nice and flat and at the same time do not break when the garment is worn or the item used.
Craft Ideas for Nursing Home PatientsThis is a page about craft ideas for nursing home patients. Finding crafts that nursing home patients will enjoy making can be a daunting task.
Gluing Paper to Plastic?This is a page about gluing paper to plastic. Whether it's for a craft project or you just need to cover something up, sometimes you need to attach paper to a piece of plastic. Some glues will work better than others to get the task completed.
Using the Right Glue for Seashell CraftsThis is a page about using the right glue for seashell crafts. Certain types of glue work best when working on projects involving gluing shells to other objects.
Painting With Acrylic Paint on PlasticThis is a page about painting with acrylic paint on plastic. Some plastics may require special preparation prior to painting with acrylic paints.
How to Make a Foam Heart WreathThis is a page about how to make a foam heart wreath. Whether you use a heart shaped wreath or a circle, foam wreath forms are the starting off point for a variety of pretty heart themed wreath projects.
Starching DoiliesThis is a page about starching doilies. In past years doilies were often starched to best display some of their lovely ruffled edges or to create bowl shapes.
Making a Faux Fire?Homemade fake logs and flames can be used as props for a play or as part of your home's decor in your fireplace during the summer. This page is about making a faux fire.
Crafts Using an Old Wedding Dress?This page is about using an old wedding dress. When these dresses are no longer in good enough shape for another wedding, there are ways the beautiful fabrics can be reused.
Crafts Using Bed SpringsThis is a page about crafts using bed springs. Recycle these metal springs into fun crafts and decorations.
Using Eyelash YarnThis is a page about using eyelash yarn. Eyelash yarn is one of a number of specialty or novelty yarns. It knits up well either by itself or in combination with another yarn.
Making a 4th of July Mesh WreathThis is a page about making a 4th of July mesh wreath. Use rolls of red, white, and blue mesh to make a seasonal wreath for the 4th.
Selling Homemade Curtains?I sew for fun, but I am about to sew window treatments for a friend who recently purchased a beach home. How much per hour, plus cost of materials would be a fair price?
Making Food Labels for PartiesThis is a page about making food labels for parties. Add some handmade food labels to the table at your next potluck or party.
Soap JelliesOkay yes this sounds unusual, but these are in fact really cool and playful. They make traditional soap fun and more interesting for sure!! I found many recipes and ideas online, but when I tried them, the jellies would just fall apart and these so far have not done that! So I'd like to share how I make them and hopefully these will be a fun project for you to enjoy:)
Candle RingThis candle ring is made from disposable aluminum pie pans and a 10" wire frame.
Upcycled Water Bottle Indoor PlanterMake these cute indoor holiday themed planters with items you have around your home. They make a cute decor touch and are great for your plants to propagate in (instead of a plain plastic cup).
DIY Crayon LipglossYup you read it right. I'm going to show you how to make lipgloss out of crayons! It's really fun and easy, and it's interesting to try different crazy colors and see which is your favorite.
Big Soap BubblesSo I know winter is approaching and these aren't really typical to see at this time of year, but you can use them inside too! You just have to be prepared to clean up a little bit of a mess:)
Child's Felt BookRecently when my grandson (6 years old) came for the day he wanted to make his mom a book. This is what we came up with using supplies and two felt Christmas tree treat holders found on our site. This is an example of what you can make with things you already have and some imagination.
Washer Lariat NecklaceTake a flat metal washer from the hardware store and convert it into beautiful jewelry. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Spiral Paper FlowersThese pretty flowers are made with spirals of colorful scrap paper. Learn how to make them in this short video.
Crochet Tiara HeadbandLet every girl show off her inner princess with this cute crocheted tiara. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Rubber Boot PlanterHave a pair of rubber boots that are just too cute to toss? You can upcycle them into an adorable planter. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Tea Bag WreathThis wreath is decorated with colorful tea bags, which can be easily replaced when they are used. It would be a perfect hostess gift for someone who loves tea. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Men's Crocheted Skull-CapIf you love to crochet, try making this handsome skull-cap. It can be customized for any colors or personalities. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Creative Storage ContainersEasy ways to create attractive storage from "cast-offs" from your house or those you pick up at garage sales. This was an old wicker lunchbox and is now my sewing basket. Spray painted pink, then craft painted on the flowers by just dabbing the brush on the basket to make circle-flowers and leaves
Savannah BagI've made a lot of bags, but my favorite is the Savannah bag. I named it after my daughter because it's pretty in pink.
Aluminum Leaf EarringsThese 2 sets of aluminum leaf earrings are made from scrap aluminum from disposable pie pans and also an aluminum seal from a coffee can.
Earth Day Bird BiscuitHere's a great kid's craft idea to help them celebrate Earth Day, which is April 22.
Sunflower TiebacksQuick and easy way to make attractive tie-backs to suit the decor in any room. Cut two strips of felt, each measuring 1 1/2 x 24 inches. You can also use two 1 1/2 inches wide ribbon strips cut to 24 inches.
Painting CeramicsMany people love using molded ceramics to decorate your own home decor or gift pieces. Ceramics can be glazed before firing or painted afterwards.
Sealing a Painted Mug with Homemade Decoupage?Can I use this as a paint sealer for a mug? I would like to paint a mug, but I don't know if the paint will come off when I wash it. Also, can I make it thicker by adding more glue?
Saving An Old Baby Blanket?This blanket is from 1977. It was my mom's when she was a baby and maybe her unborn older brother's first, we are not sure. I've had it my whole life (I'm 14). I've come to terms that it is normal for teens, even adults to have emotional support blankets. I'm want to share my life with this blanket, but the thing is, even when I was a new born baby I rubbed in between my fingers, and still do, just not as much.
Covering Plate with Bandana?How do I cover a dinner plate with a bandana for a gift with a wooden initial?
Marker That Won't Wash Off HTV?Anyone know what I can use on a sweater's HTV adhesive strip that won't wash off ie: permanent marker, fashion marker? I want to write across it but worry it will just come off in the washer/dryer. TIA!
Fixing a Half Stitch on a Counted Cross Stitch Project?Hey all, I'm new to cross stitch and just realized that one of my stitches is missing the cross, so it looks like a half stitch. How can I fix this? It doesn't look right as a half stitch and it's in the middle of a field of full stitches, so I can't just let it go and keep stitching. Any advice?
Mod Podge Doesn't Stick to Clear Glass Plate?I'm making clear glass Christmas plates with fabric and MP. After the fabric has dried and MP was applied, some of the fabric around the rim of the plate lacks MP to adhere to plate. Any ideas how to remedy problem? The top of the plates need to be food safe.