Front Door Decor: DIY House-Shaped Doormat

Greet guests with a stylish DIY welcome mat! Simple shapes sometimes make for the cutest pieces of home decor. A perfect example: This easy-to-make DIY house-shaped doormat tutorial from Gloria at Little White Whale! Read more »

Pet Project: Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Biscuit Recipe

Treat fido to a bit of homemade deliciousness with this peanut butter dog biscuit recipe! Sometimes it’s nice to remind your pup that she/he is top dog. So, whether it’s a special occasion or just treats in your pocket for a walk in the park, your four-legged friend will adore... Read more »

Outdoor Organization: Covered Toy Car and Bike Parking Garage

Keep your kids’ outdoor toys neat and organized with this cool backyard-friendly covered toy car and bike parking garage! Minimize clutter while keeping toys clean and at the ready with this smart summertime project. Store outdoor toys in their own DIY covered toy car and bike garage using easy-to-get hardware... Read more »

Make a Chicken Wire Dragonfly Decoration for Your Garden

Chicken wire sculptures are a charming and creative way to accessorize backyard gardens and patio planters. If you like the look and you’re in the mood for a satisfying weekend project that you’ll be able to appreciate all summer long, a DIY chicken wire dragonfly might be right up your... Read more »

Savor Summer: Make Your Own Strawberry Jam

Summer is nearly here, and local farmer’s markets are already brimming with the first harvests of fruits and vegetables. Feeling the love? Don’t let those few delicious weeks of strawberry season pass you by—this year, pick up (or pick) a few extra quarts and make your own strawberry jam! I... Read more »

Try Something New: Cotton Fabric Dyeing 101

Give tired or stained cotton fabrics a colorful new look! Turn something unwearable or ugly into usable fabric yardage with cotton fabric dyeing 101. When it comes to playing with dye, there’s no need to feel intimidated. This fun and helpful cotton fabric dyeing 101 video tutorial from Jennifer at... Read more »

All Points Patchwork Project Excerpt: Making Templates for English Paper Piecing

All over the crafty internet right now, it seems like everyone is quilting. Hexagons, triangles, and all manor of fabric-fuelled geometry abound, and right at the center of all of that quilt-y goodness is the rise in popularity of English paper piecing! English paper piecing—EPP for short—is a hand-quilting technique... Read more »

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