Love Tree

This DIY Valentine's day decoration is a simple way to celebrate the holiday with sweet sentiments to your loved ones. Read more »

DIY Dog Collar

I began working with leather seven years ago when I stumbled across it during the hunt for the perfect collar for my dog, Paco. Since I’ve never taken a class, most of the following techniques are either self-taught or passed on to me by old-time leather workers. When working with... Read more »

Repurpose Your Cereal Boxes

When I walk down the cereal aisle, I see my childhood. My mouth waters for the sugary sweet cereals that I once coveted. Growing up, my mom only allowed me to eat them on very special occasions. When I was finally on my own and could eat anything I pleased,... Read more »

Paint Chip Invites

It’s confession time. I love paper and I love anything that’s free. Enter the humble paint chip color sample — you may have some lying around from your last paint job or, if not, ask your hardware store if they have samples from discontinued brands or colors. Paint chip strips... Read more »

Mini Folk Charm Necklace

I have several necklaces with my children’s and husband’s names incorporated into the pendants, but I didn’t have one with their likenesses. So I spent an afternoon in the craft cave and created my own tiny family charms. Here’s how I did it. Notes: I used tiny corked watch part... Read more »

Baby Shoes

A good pair of shoes gives us the opportunity to strike the fine balance between great design and function — and that goes for baby shoes, too. Babies’ feet are soft and flexible, so they can be squeezed into almost any shoe. But because their little bone structures are still... Read more »