Crafts keep our hand busy and our minds open. From soap making, to making a cake stand, making bath bombs and personal gifts, crafts make our homes, lives and gifts unique and personal.
I wanted some fun colored cake stands for an event and got inspired by some of the fun things you can find at dollar stores. Plates, vases, glasses and glue!
Clean up your act with handmade soap! You can buy premade melt-and-pour soap base or the ingredients to make your own from scratch with herbs and oils or plain.
For Fortune Cookie Day, I thought I'd make fabric ones. I cut circles from fused fabrics, added covered wire and formed into shape before inserting fortunes.
I ordered a pop-up canopy to use at outdoor art shows. Works great – glad we did a trial run set up before the first show! One of the reasons…
I bought headbands from the dollar store and flowers from the craft store and I now have 10 new cute headbands with flowers on them to match my outfits!
I love a nice soak in the tub, but the fancy bath salts at the store can get expensive! Buy some pretty jars, some basic Epson Salts and essence oils.
I made this fleece blanket for my niece for a Christmas present, but it's a great gift anytime. Super easy - no sewing!
Get creative and have some fun! Decorate boxes with markers, crayons, fabric, ribbon, paper and stickers. Kids make fun containers for storage and display.
A pretty spring flower dog collar is perfect for just looking good or participating in a wedding.