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Get Creative with Art Quilts: 5 Tips to Tap Into Your Inner Artist

Art quilts are becoming more and more popular, and there are lots of ways to make one! Tap into your inner artist with these 5 tips to get started creating an art quilt.


Drawing Hack: How to Motivate Yourself + Improve Your Drawing Abilities

Find your drawing motivation with a self-assignment. A good self-assignment has structure and generates clear benefits, helping you improve your drawing and building a portfolio of your b...



"48 weeks" - week 23 MAGIC...

week 23 we explore abstract layers this is the journey my students took this week. some of the incredible artworks that have come out of week 23 of my "48 Weeks" workshop. {Debbye Butler ...


Shoes For Fun And Comfort

Please note: This is a guest post.     Shoes are a necessity. They protect our feet from rough terrain and keep them warm from the harsh elements. They can also be a fun fashion...


Find Your Green Thumb With Craftsy Gardening Classes!

Craftsy is going green! Start explore a new hobby in the great outdoors with our fun, fresh online gardening classes. We're digging deep to bring you two new classes, bounteous with learn...



How to Make a Habit of Trying New Things

Making the simple commitment to create something every day – big or small, basic or complicated – is a surefire way to ignite your imagination, feel adventurous and get seriously crafty.


Making a Tage Frid-Style Stool: Start With the Seat

In this series, we'll show you how to make a Tage Frid-style three-legged stool, complete with angled dovetails, a mortise-and-tenon joint and lots of shaping. Let's get started with the ...


Vegas Bound for a week!

Tweet This!Another week, another destination it seems this summer. As I’m writing this blog post I’m flying over Utah from Salt Lake to Vegas and I’m beyond excited! Why...


Sample Sale - Zipper Pouch #5

A few items will be available as samples this weekend. First up is this small zipper pouch! This was made using #5 from the Zipper Pouch templates document. So it's about 4" x 4" and perf...


Weed It or Eat It? 5 Weeds You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Eat

You may be surprised to find that some of the weeds you’ve been battling in your yard and garden should end up on your dinner plate, not the trash can. Edible weeds are everywhere, so why...



Water Blaster Fun

At the start of the summer I made our Summer Fun List and we have been working our way through crossing the things off, and then I am trying to post about it as we go. It’s been pre...


Camping Ideas and Tips

Dinah Wulf Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty trea...


Everything You Need to Know About Longwool Fiber

Longwool sheep produce long-stapled wool that is wonderful to spin and popular among hand spinners. Different longwool breeds have unique characteristics. We break down the differences he...




Shades of Gray: Black & White Landscape Photography Tips

For this article, I'm going to share a few of the techniques I use that help me "see" nature and landscapes in black and white, taking a lot of the guesswork so I can capture stunning mon...


Vintage Rectangle Box

Hi everyone, and welcome to Friday!   Today is my day to share a project I created using products from this month’s sponsor Core’dinations ColorCore Card stock.  I just love t...



Braided Fabric Coasters

These fabric coasters are a simple braided design, inspired by fabric I found in Joann’s fabric remnants bin. Every time I visit that store, first stop – the remnants bin. 75%...


Wild and Unique: 6 Beautiful Berry Adorned Wedding Cakes!

Give your cake or wedding cake a beautiful and unique twist with the addition of gum paste berries! To help inspire your next creation, here's our roundup of beautiful berry adorned weddi...



Best Summer Craft Books for Kids

We are featuring lots of cool crafts for kids yearround. Now in summer, as I don’t want kids to be hoovering around the computer all day, my suggestion is to go beyond Pinterest for...