9 Ruffled Accessories for a Sweet New Look

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Everything is better with ruffles (no, I’m not talking about the chips). Ruffled edging on clothes first appeared in the 15th century and has remained popular ever since. Not a “ruffle person,” you say? That’s probably because you didn’t know there’s more than one type of ruffle and more than one way to wear ruffled […]

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Crafts, Ahoy: DIY Nautical Decor and More

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Oh, the beautiful sea. It’s no wonder why the ocean is an inspiration for many writers, musicians, artists, and poets. One of nature’s most beautiful gifts is that big blue mass of water and all the treasures it contains. With this DIY nautical art, you can practically close your eyes and feel that breeze rolling […]

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Introducing our Newest Blogs!

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FaveCraftsBlog readers, we have some extremely exciting news for you: today marks the beginning of our two newest blogs, Craft Paper Scissors and Seams and Scissors. Craft Paper Scissors offers everything that FaveCraftsBlog offered, and more! There will be giveaways, craft collections, exclusive tutorials, and content from all of your favorite “AllFree” crafting sites like […]

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15 Ways to Bring the Beach Home

When I was younger, the first week of August was usually when our family would head off for a vacation. During my adolescent and teen years, , we often ended up at the same beach-side hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL. My mom’s favorite activity was collecting shells in a plastic bag – she would gather […]

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13 Projects to Make with Duck Tape

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The all-in-one home fixer upper, Duct Tape, now has a crafty purpose.  This strong-bonding adhesive tape found at several stores nation wide is being used by creative minds to add color and style to their wearables, home decor, gift packages, and so much more! Available in a wide variety of colors and styles, Duct Tape […]

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23 Far Out Tie Dye Patterns

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Grab your fortunate son and teach him the ancient, sacred art of tie dying. Okay… maybe it’s not that sacred, but tie dying has been around a lot longer than back when you were California dreamin’. Chill out if you don’t know how to dye a shirt. These tutorials will teach you how to just […]

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The Chevron Summer: 17 Easy Quilt Patterns

The Chevron Summer: 17 Easy Quilt Patterns

We’ve gathered up the summer’s hottest chevron quilt ideas in this blog post, The Chevron Summer: 17 Easy Quilt Patterns. The crafting term “chevron” gets tossed around a lot. But let’s step back…what is a chevron pattern? Basically, a chevron pattern is just a variation of a zig zag pattern, with a reoccurring “v-shape.” You […]

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19 Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

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Is your garage filled with your beloved thrift store finds?  If you’re like me, you may have an old cabinet in the corner just waiting to be used…or maybe some old chairs that you picked up at a garage sale or an old dresser in your bedroom that was passed on to you that is […]

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Fashion Flashback: 1950′s Inspired Jewelry Making Ideas

Fashion Flashback: 1950's Inspired Jewelry Making Ideas

Sometimes, we all think about what it would feel like to live in a past decade. One of the easiest, and most chic, ways to get a sense of what it might have been like in another decade or century is to wear some fashionable vintage jewelry. AllFreeJewerlyMaking has put together a list of some […]

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13 Reasons to Start Quilting Today

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It’s the middle of the summer, so it’s hot, sticky, humid, and … did I mention … hot? We all need an indoor respite from the brutal summer sun. Why not try quilting? It’s one of the most popular indoor sewing projects among crafters of all kinds. The reason why quilting is a great craft […]

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