CREATE & CRAFT
My older relative loves classic American illustration. Lately, she's also taken to all-ages coloring books. So, The Saturday Evening Post Americana Coloring Book, based on covers from the Saturday Evening Post, will make the perfect gift, I'm sure. Each page offers a...
My parents gardened extensively, both decoratively and for fruits and vegetables, but I never had the time or money. I'm happy to find that I could find success gardening -- conveniently and inexpensively -- with very little prior knowledge. Gardening on a Shoestring...
Learn how you can to make a lovely tissue paper wreath in any color with these few easy instructions. DIY Tissue Paper Wreath
"For never was a story of more woe -- than this of Juliet and her Romeo." Such a lovely story, with such lovely paper dolls from Romeo and Juliet Paper Dolls! Beautiful period costumes, that can be used to reenact the beloved and tragic story. If you know a...
I love flowers, cacti, and plant-life of any kind. But I have learned, through sad experience, that I don't have much of a green thumb. Especially since I often try to bite off more than I can chew. So this is my new plan, to follow the suggestions in Tiny Tabletop...
Journal Sparks is an ideas-and-inspiration book for those who want to up their journaling and scrapbooking game by taking a more visual, doodle-y approach. I love the ideas about illustrating my feelings, listing out random things that make me "me," or mapping out how...
How fun are these cute cat planters made out of painted plastic soda bottles?! What a great way to recycle!
My Cup Runneth Over is a wonderful and inspirational coloring book by the very talented artist Ronnie Walter, who carefully and conscientiously designs books for US to color. A consistent thin line is used throughout each spiral bound (and easy to color) page, with no...
Raid your fabric stash to find squares of fabric that you can use to make this unique and creative way to wrap presents! Fabric Wrapped Gift Boxes
All Dolled Up helps anyone create fabric fashion designs for paper doll designs -- such a fun crafting concept! Delaney's own photo creates two different paper dolls for punching out and using. She lends her expertise at costume design for film and stage, and focuses...
I learned how to knit as a child and found it to be calming and fun with a nice sense of accomplishment after I finished even the simplest item. My daughter is learning knitting basics and has made a few small things so far, including a headband. Creative Kids...
We've been working with concrete in our backyard, while planning on doing more, so I was intrigued with Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters, which offers fun and clear directions on how to easily create a number of craft and display items using concrete. The...