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Crafts Hacks for makers; a digital vision board with clever tips, ideas, techniques and materials for DIY creations.

A Hand Puppet Named Serena
I would watch kids' shows all the time in my youth. There would be times when I would watch a show and say "Hey! I want to be like them!" One of the shows I had came across was "Oobi," a show about ha...
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Kevin 11 days ago
11 Halloween Costume Hacks for Easy Costume Making
Halloween should be a stressless night, and your costume should be, too. If you are low on time or just want to amp up a costume you already have, here are some awesome Halloween costumes.
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Sasha McGregor16 days ago
Top 2019 DIY Trends You Need to Be DIYing Right Now
The DIY, or do it yourself, trend has been rising over the years as more and more people enjoy crafting and creating their own work of art that is customizable to their needs and is unique to who they...
Jade Renteria20 days ago
Day Challenge (2)
Hello, I'm doing another Day Challenge. So today's challenge is "Do you collect anything?" OH, that's a good question. I'm sure we all collect something. Even I do too. So I will explain what I collec...
Isla Wright23 days ago
How to Design the Perfect Man Cave
It’s your little world where you’re the king! Your personal space should have everything that makes you truly happy and stress-free, from technology to comfortable furniture to your hobby items. Hones...
Heather Wilkinsa month ago
Knitting Therapy
I am a big knitter and I have just started to branch out into bigger knit projects besides making garter stitch and ribbing patterns. I have made a shawl and learned a few things along the way. But he...
Shaking Bird2 months ago
Oil Painting: The Absolute Beginner's Supply List
So you're beginning to paint in oils. Yay! You're embarking on a marvelous adventure with one of the most forgiving, versatile, and historic mediums available. So far so good. But you're probably read...
Yarnwork Joys2 months ago
7 Basic Crochet Stitches
Crocheting is more than having the most basic materials. You have to know what you are doing, especially when you start working on patterns other people have created. Of all the patterns I've worked t...
6 Stylish Decorating Ideas to Spruce Up Your Bookshelf!
If you are just like the rest of us avid readers and design enthusiasts, we are pretty sure you, too, won’t settle for anything less than a stylish bookshelf. From DIY floating book shelves, to built-...
Pamela k Conoly2 months ago
Fashion Illustration Art, Blending Facial Colors
I first started drawing when I was in elementary school and became very good at drawing trees. When I got to middle school it was the first time I had learned that the eyes are the window to the soul....
Shaking Bird2 months ago
Absolute Beginners: How to Clean Up After Painting in Oils
As a teenager, I struggled to teach myself how to paint with oils. Its various quirks and complexities outwitted my stubbornness and eventually overwhelmed me to the point where I swore them off compl...
Shaking Bird3 months ago
5 Thrifty Artist Tools to Make Life Awesome
Wouldn't it be bliss if creating a masterpiece was as easy as picking up a brush and laying down paint? No cleanup, no mismatched eyes, no losing bristles, no losing patience. There was a time when I ...
Indy Summers3 months ago
How to Hack the Holidays
If you're tired of having stressful holidays year after year, it's time to break the cycle. With Christmas quite a few months away, what better time than now to get started with your holiday prep?
10 Best Hole Punchers for Scrapbooking
You've taken great care in trying to get the perfect pictures of your exploits. You got them printed professionally, and they look great. Now, you're going to need to create a scrapbook that shows off...
Mimo le Singe4 months ago
Extraordinary Artistic Hobbies
As a lover of all things artsy, I am constantly on the lookout for pieces to bring into my museum-like home, or just posting incredible artwork that I can find on my Facebook profile. Though I’ve rece...
Harry Potter Bookmarks
Love reading? Love Harry Potter? Need a new bookmark while you're rereading Harry Potter? Hate when the artwork on your handmade bookmarks gets smudged? This may be the DIY for you! I really like maki...
DIY Journal Decorating
So, I was skimming over an old journal I used to write poetry in during high school and started feeling nostalgic. This made me want to start keeping a poetry journal again so I bought a new, plain no...
Draught of Living Death DIY Potion
We've all wanted an owl to come swooping in with a Hogwarts acceptance letter right? Attend fun classes like Defense Against the Dark Arts, Transfiguration, and maybe... potions? This is an idea for a...