This is the second in John Gleeson Connolly's series on handmade toys. The same technique can be applied to make any number of objects with plywood - magic wands, swords, treasure coins. Happy woodworking!
I've been thinking a lot about painting our floors — and whether this is an insane undertaking or a project that could turn out perfectly. However, I'm very encouraged by this amazing tutorial for stenciling and sealing a bathroom floor. With the right amount of hard work and patience, this gorgeous (and cheap!) project might just be worth the effort.
Now THESE you can make at the last minute. Maybe even an hour before you leave the house to go trick or treating, or head off to the neighbor’s Halloween party. They are all pretty easy and can transform an all-black outfit into a full-on costume — whether you're a grown-up or little one.
Come fall, it's time to bring the outdoors inside. Making fresh floral garland is an easy project that gives flowers one last hurrah before the cold settles in. They are beautiful alternatives to buying decorations, and the bright oranges, yellows, and golds pretty much kill it in the color department. Here are five projects using different types of flowers.
My craft closet holds lots of lingering bits of yarn and felt, and I know seasonal crafts can be a great way to put them to use. Whether you're using scraps or getting new supplies, here are 10 festive projects.
I look at a lot of DIY craft projects and some stick out more than others. These handmade Halloween wreaths are all clever to begin with, and well-executed to boot. If you are looking for inspiration on how to decorate your door this October, start with these guys and move on from there. They might be just what you're looking for.
Do any of these remind you of someone? Perhaps a certain stylish person whose interiors or home goods you admire? Here are ten decorated pumpkins, along a list of well-known designers. Take a look at them all, and see if you can match up the image with the correct name. You ready?
In the midst of putting together a post about 8 Things To Carve Other Than Pumpkins, I stumbled upon the wonderful world of watermelon carving. Whoever first discovered that watermelons make perfect brains deserves a serious tip of the hat — or skull, I suppose...
I've been there: You don't want to toss that abandoned, half-knitted scarf, and that extra fabric from that one project doesn't match anything else you have in the works. Well, waste not, want not! Grab a group of fellow DIYers and artsy folk, and swap your supplies for new-to-you ones. Here are our tips on how to host a fun, successful craft swap: