DIY: Apple Stamps for Autumn-Themed Greeting Cards

Hey, it’s Marie from Make and Takes here. I’m happy to be sharing a fun kid crafty tutorial helping you get ready for back to school. Our first day of school…

Top 5 Quilting Tips for Beginners

Getting started with quilting can be daunting -- where do you even begin? What do you need? Do you even have the space? Don’t be nervous; CraftyPod blogger, author, and…

DIY: Turn Your Instagram Photos into Adorable Wall Art

After discovering how cool it looked to see someone's vintage 3.5x5" photos on painted woodblock planks at a recent art show, I thought I'd try to apply the technique to…

DIY Project for Dads and Kids: Giant Bubbles!

Boing Boing founder and Cool Tools editor-in-chief Mark Frauenfelder is about the coolest dad on the planet. Need proof? Check out his new book, Maker Dad, which is all about…

Six Easy, Last-Minute 4th of July Craft Projects

Not only is the 4th of July a fine time to reflect on America's heritage, it also offers us workaday folks   the sheer, unbridled joy of a long weekend. For us…

9 Smart DIY Storage Solutions for Crafters

With the frequency that your scissors go missing, you'd think they'd become sentient and grown legs. And finding the right color of yarn (or thread, or paper, or ink) in…