The Latest Trend in DIY Christmas Gifts You HAVE to See

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Are you familiar with the fun and quirky ugly Christmas sweaters that have been all the rage the last couple years? Well, there’s a new trend in DIY Christmas gifts you HAVE to see: Ugly Christmas Socks! This DIY gift idea is just as fun and unique as that homemade ugly Christmas sweater. What’s more, […]

7 Tips for Getting a Head Start on Holiday Crafting and DIY Gifts

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I’m Marie from Underground Crafter, and like many crafters, I love to make handmade gifts for the holidays. Not only do I get to express myself creatively, but also can often make higher quality DIY gifts than what I can usually afford to buy for my friends and family. I’m also not the only crafter […]

The BEST DIY Gift Ideas: Knit and Crochet Baby Patterns

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Looking for the best DIY gift ideas? The holidays will soon be upon us, so it’s time to start making all of your handmade gifts. These knit and crochet baby patterns are the perfect gift for the little one in your life. There’s love and care put into every stitch, so these baby patterns are […]

DIY Christmas Gifts: The Christmas Gift Guide

The Ultimate Gift Guide: 255 Homemade Christmas Gifts and Ideas

‘Tis the season for gift giving! Christmas shopping seems to start earlier and earlier every year with people trying to get the best deals. However, there is no need to compete with other holiday shoppers if you make your own homemade Christmas gifts. Don’t know where to get started? There is no need to fret […]

How to Give the Perfect Present: Gifts by Personality


Gift giving is an art, and when you’re good, you’re good. But if you’re not, we’re here with some marvelous suggestions that will get your wheels turning. Nothing means more than a well-chosen gift: a present that was clearly thought out. Consider your recipient’s personality to give a gift that she’ll love. These ideas work […]

Gift Guide: 26 Quick Gift Ideas for Kids to Make

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Throughout this week, I embarked on a crafting adventure  that continued daily the instant I returned from work. It began as a mere idea on Monday, and by Friday it had transformed into the finished product. My friend is going to be a freshman at Western Illinois University, and I decided to make her a no-sew […]

14 DIY Gift Ideas


Save money this holiday season by making all your gifts by hand.  From lovely home accents to beautiful accessories, the projects in 14 Gift Ideas and DIY Home Decor are all great for the holiday gift-giving season. Girls of all ages are sure to love this Jingle All the Way Bracelet.  Adorned with the characters […]

Woodland Christmas from Ric Rac: National Sewing Month 2013


It’s Day Thirteen of National Sewing Month! Too see the daily blog posts, projects of the day, and more National Sewing Month details, click here. Hi, my name is Jodie and I blog at I am excited to be part of National Sewing Month, although I might need a National Sewing Year to finish […]

Mason Mania: 22 Mason Jar Crafts


There’s something about those little, glass jars that sparks the crafting spirit in us all. The artsy world is at your fingertips when you hold a mason jar in your palm and begin to imagine what it can become. (Or perhaps you stare at those adorable containers and wonder how in the world people come […]

Sports, Space, and Spooky Designs : 8 Super Quilting Patterns for Boys

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Boy, oh boy! While quilts full of appliqued butterflies and flowers have always been popular quilting designs, these pretty patterns do not exactly impress toddler boys. The editors at FaveQuilts know that picking an appropriate quilt pattern for your favorite little guy can be tricky. To help you choose the perfect kid’s quilt pattern for […]