CREATE & CRAFT
Sketching seems to be the best way to capture a given moment. Capturing that sense of the ephemeral, visually, can not only be magical in itself, but can help convey that which otherwise remains ineffable, including through more carefully composed and executed images....
In Denmark, often covered by darkness, offering a little light and warmth goes a long way. These beautiful knitting patterns help exemplify that, bringing brightness and extra warmth -- literally and figuratively -- on a cold winter's night. The many little details,...
In lands often covered by darkness, offering a little light and warmth -- literally and figuratively -- can go a long way toward making life worth living, and living well. The cozy togetherness they encourage and enjoy is called, "Hygge" (pronounced hue-guh). This...
Ready to upgrade your coloring book game? This paint-by-numbers set is great for fans of the Disney classic films. It is a complete set with everything you need included, along with 5 heavy-posterboard-backed "canvases" for stills from Alice in Wonderland, Jungle...
This darling crochet set is great for medium to advanced crochet-ists, and perfect for those who are either big fans of Disney's Zootopia -- or have loved ones who are. The set includes instructions for 12 of the different animal characters, portrayed in cute style...
Just in time for Easter, get some tips on how to create beautiful Spring flower centerpieces and arrangements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6OUat8SsLM
Here's an excellent and creative way to use your leftover cupcake liners: Create a wreath! There's so many fun cupcake liners available, you could make one for every occasion and holiday. Cupcake Wreath How...
The Girl Inspired shares a complete tutorial and patterns to make these adorable dolls yourself! I love how you can choose the hair, eye and skin colors and dresses.
I'm loving these amazingly creative, new-yet-retro inspired crafting ideas! Folded Book Art offers 35 design and decor projects which use (mostly old) books as the means. It would be great for book lovers' home decor, or for libraries or book stores. I could easily...
This Easter Egg Art from the Julep blog uses scrap paper cut into horizontal strips and layered on top of each other to make a beautiful egg image. The white cardstock has a egg shape cut out of it to allow the paper strips to show through. What a lovely decoration...
Learn how to make a gorgeous gardenia paper flower! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg-IOJHEqmY
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