One of the best parts of the holidays is all the baking and eating of sweets. Or at least I like to think so! These color dipped tree sugar cookies are not only tasty, but oh so pretty to look at. Plus they are much easier to make than icing cookies with royal icing! Follow […]
Craft Basics: Ideas and Inspiration
Looking for craft ideas and inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Browse all our projects below for craft basics inspiration for all levels of crafting. Click on any project image below for detailed instructions and tips.
Cross stitch is the first bit of sewing my mother taught me when I was younger. I haven’t done much of it in the last ten years or so, but I love that now it seems to be making a comeback in the most fun ways! Non-traditional cross stitched items have been popping up in […]
Christmas always sneaks up on me so I like to start my gift planning early so I’m not scrambling in December. These cute little wood slice DIY holiday ornaments are a fun little gift idea and a great embellishment to add to gift wrap. You will love making them because they are so simple to […]
I’m always looking for cute gift boxes to send little treats to school for my son’s teachers, but can’t ever seem to find just the right colors or styles I have in my mind. So what’s a crafty mama to do but create her own! These little paper mache trees were just begging to be […]
Have you heard about the Scandinavian lifestyle concept called “hygge?” While there’s no direct translation to English, hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is simply the feeling of comfort and coziness. I can totally get behind that! Some activities that promote a hygge lifestyle include knitting warm socks, curling up on comfortable couch, reading a good book, or drinking […]
Today I have a quick craft project that the kids can help out with. Meaning: it is an easy one! I am convinced that color is everything. I love adding bright colors to my holiday palette, and these paper mache DIY cone Christmas trees are a pop of happiness! You could easily switch up the […]