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Make Christmas Tree Ornaments From Scrap Felt Dec 21, 2020

Felt scraps of projects past? Put them (all of them!) to use with these easy Christmas tree ornament ideas.

Cinnamon Orange Palmiers Recipe Dec 3, 2020

Palmiers are quite fun to make and even more fun to eat. This recipe alone is reason enough to keep a package of good puff pastry …

Hanukkah Gift Idea: Colorful Cookie Mix Jar Dec 2, 2020

Layer on the love this Hanukkah season with a shareable cookie mix jar that makes a tasty homemade food gift any recipient will lo …

Our Favorite Holiday Gifts From Black-Owned Businesses, Makers + Creatives Nov 24, 2020

From stocking stuffers to splurge-worthy buys, support small businesses and independent makers while tackling your holiday gift li …

49 Printable (and Free!) Thanksgiving Templates Nov 12, 2020

Our free printable Thanksgiving materials will help you put the finishing touch on your fall festivities. Here, you'll find templa …

Dreidel Sugar Cookie Favors Oct 23, 2020

No Hanukkah celebration would be complete without the four-sided spinning top game known as dreidel. This sugar cookie version pay …

Glowing Gelt Hanukkah Centerpiece Oct 19, 2020

If you’re looking for a unique centerpiece for your Hanukkah celebration, then look no further. These gelt-embellished floral arra …

DIY Hanukkah Confetti Poppers Oct 14, 2020

Confetti poppers are an exciting addition to a Hanukkah table setting. They’re a colorful, cheerful way of celebrating and pretty …

Christmas Brunch Cinnamon Roll Centerpiece Oct 14, 2020

This edible centerpiece doubles as festive table decor. Use our recipe for quick biscuit cinnamon rolls, which are the easiest cin …

How to Make a Witch's Broom or Besom Sep 8, 2020

Let your imagination take flight (or show your neighbors who they're really dealing with!) by crafting your very own besom, or tra …

Welcome Fall With These 3 Easy Faux Leaf DIYs Nov 4, 2020

Create these crafts while you wait for the pumpkin bread to bake.

DIY a Friendly Monster Party Tub for Halloween Sep 3, 2020

Give a beverage tub an inexpensive Halloween makeover to serve up kid-friendly beverages to trick-or-treaters or your favorite lit …

Make These Summer Camp-Inspired, No-Sew Felt Patches Aug 28, 2020

Make memories with this throwback craft. These felt nature patches will take you back to those summer camp days.

The Best Birthday Gifts on Etsy Jul 30, 2020

Shop small and celebrate big with these thoughtful gift ideas from some of our favorite Black-owned Etsy shops.

How to Make a Custom Sticker With Cricut Maker Jul 29, 2020

Decorate your car, computer, phone case, walls and any other smooth surface with vinyl stickers designed by you and the Cricut Mak …

DIY Musical Instruments for Kids and At-Home Concert Ideas Jul 8, 2020

Get imaginative with rhythm and sound and create homemade instruments with your kids.

How to Make Agate Slice Resin Bookends Jan 13, 2021

Customize the color, shape and size to fit your personal design aesthetic.

DIY Boho Rainbow Earrings May 14, 2020

Smile ear to ear with these easy-to-make, macramé rainbow fiber art-inspired earrings.

Three Ways to Make Easy Paper Flowers Apr 15, 2020

All you need is cheap party streamers to make these gorgeous flowers.

Make a Cat Scratch Pad From Upcycled Cardboard Boxes Mar 19, 2020

Create a stylish spot for your feline friend (and draw their claws away from your upholstered furniture) by grabbing cardboard hea …

Easy-Sew Food Plushie Keychains Mar 9, 2020

These healthy 'snacks' smile back. Make adorable keychains with scrap felt and a simple sewing technique.

Upcycled Wine Cork Board Mar 10, 2020

Start saving up your wine corks to make this simple recycled memo board.

Make Paper Teacup Gift Boxes With This Free Pattern Mar 11, 2020

These adorable, handmade gift boxes are perfect for Mother’s Day or favors at a tea party. Download the free pattern and customize …

Confetti Paper Crafts, 3 Ways Mar 13, 2020

Make every day a party with these colorful confetti decorating projects.

Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap Aug 7, 2020

Save money and reduce waste by creating your own foaming soap. It’s one of the easiest ways to create a greener and healthier you.

Make an Origami Paper Wreath Jul 6, 2020

Add a burst of color year-round with this simple paper wreath project.

DIY Art: Create a Torn Paper Landscape Mar 9, 2020

Mountains ho! Turn inexpensive sheets of colorful paper and chalk pastels into an artistic take on your favorite outdoor scene.

Make a Trendy Llama Pillow Without Sewing a Stitch Feb 27, 2020

This adorable no-sew llama pillow will be the cutest thing you put on your couch.

Craft Throwback: Valentine’s Day Shrinky Dinks 3 Ways Feb 7, 2020

Skip the chocolates and roses and make cute handmade gifts with this retro craft by The Crafty Lumberjacks.