Decorate an Old CD

make art with an old CD

This is one of those crafts that didn’t work out quite the way I envisioned, but I still really like it. Odds are good most of us have some old CDs lying around, whether music or data or even an old DVD you never watch anymore. Today I want you to use one — or […]

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Bottle Cap Bead Magnets

Easy craft bottle cap magnets

We regularly have people over on Sunday nights, and this past Sunday I noticed a bottle cap on the counter and decided I wanted to use it in some kind of craft. It also happens that not too long ago (when I taught sewing at the girl’s school) I had cleaned out some of my […]

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Make a Yarn Wall Hanging

Tie yarn to a stick for a fun and easy wall hanging.

With all the yarn crafting that I do, I end up with lots of little lengths of yarn all the time. Some of them are truly tiny, and I collect them to use as stuffing in little knit hearts (which are my go-to Christmas presents for teachers). But some of them are longer, not long […]

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Use What You Have with Help from Wise Craft

felt flower wise craft

I’ve been in full-on use what’s in the house mode this year, so I was pretty excited to stumble upon the book Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects into Stuff You Love by Blair Stocker at the library. The book includes a variety of craft projects organized by season, though […]

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