5 Thoughtful DIY Valentine’s Day Projects for Men

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to remind the man in your life how much you love him, but there’s no question that all of the classic gifts – chocolates, greeting cards, wine, even fuzzy socks – can get extremely overpriced and expensive, not to mention the fact that it can be hard to find a generic gift that is personalized enough to make your partner feel special and loved. A homemade do-it-yourself gift can make the perfect addition to a store-bought product or something that you ordered online, and depending on the magnitude of the gift, can even stand alone as the perfect gift. Here are some clever gift DIY projects for you to create and give to the special man in your life! read more

How to create your own army girl costume

 army boots Creative Commons | j.botter | http://www.flickr.com/photos/botter/311414

Let’s be creative this Halloween! Before you go shopping in all those fancy malls you can simply try to create a costume of your own this Halloween. You might already have all the things necessary for an army girl costume in those small drawers at home. The best thing about putting together your own costume is that you can reuse items you already have! read more

Make your own hand puppets for kids

kids hand puppets craft "Puppet making workshop" by Mosman Library (www.flickr.com/photos/mosmanlibrary/5986397728/) via Creative Commons

This is one craft that will keep your kids busy. Hand puppets will get your kids involved in a craft project and then they will have something new to play with after as well. Kids hand puppets are super easy to make and your kids could make a whole collection of characters. Then they can put on a puppet show for family and friends. read more

Best of the Web No. 6

This week on Best of the Web we have five incredible blogs! Each one of these bloggers is a master at their craft. This week’s focus is on quilting and the like. With six blogs to look through, you will have plenty of ideas for your next craft adventure. Each of these blogs is packed with great info, great ideas, and great people. So sit back and get ready to go on a crafting journey to each of these blogs. read more

Best of the Web No. 11

Craft Corners Best of the Web, wire cube organizer

This week for Craft Corners Best of the Web we have some great crafters for you. Several of them love making cards and their illustration skills are truly amazing. The coloring they do is absolutely superb. As always, these blogs have some great tutorials for us to follow along and learn from. We also have a few great crafters that do awesome work with fabrics. It’s always nice to have such a great variety of crafters and that is exactly what we have for you this week! read more