Do as the Romans Do: 20 Mosaic Project Ideas


Take a hint from the ancient Romans and decorate your home with lavish mosaic art projects. Did you know that it was common for the wealthiest citizens to have four dining rooms – one for each season? At the House of the Faun in Pompeii, each dining room is decorated in mosaics with colors and […]

Bernat Mosaic Afghan Kits exclusively by The Crochet Crowd

Bernat Mosaic Afghan Kit by The Crochet Crowd for Creativ Festival

In cooperation with Bernat, The Crochet Crowd will have mosaic afghan kits available at Creativ Festival. At Creativ Festival on October 21 – 23, The Crochet Crowd will go live once again. This is our 3rd time going and we are more serious than ever with providing our followers with ground breaking deals on the show floor. […]

This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Color-ful Crafts

10-17-11 Color-ful Crafts - Cool2Craft TV

Join host Tiffany Windsor for a new episode of Cool2Craft TV. This week’s show theme is Color-ful Crafts. EcoHeidi Borchers is showing how to tile a mosaic stepping stone, Candace Jedrowicz is creating a crazy colorful polymer clay heart pendant and Tiffany is making a color-ful layered no-sew fabric flower. It’s easy to watch the […]

This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Girlfriend Gifts

Cool2Craft TV - Girlfriend Gifts

Join host Tiffany Windsor for a new episode of Cool2Craft TV. This week’s show theme is girlfriend gifts. EcoHeidi Borchers creates with a vintage Aleene’s technique to transform eggshells into the look of mosaic on a pretty pendant, Candace Jedrowicz creates an eternal chocolates polymer clay tiled box and Tiffany stamps and stencils a wood […]

New Pattern Monday: Homemade Home Dec Extravaganza!

Polka Dot Tissue Lamp

What good is a craft if you can’t use it for something? Wearable crafts stand in for boring store-bought fashion, crocheted afghans keep you warm in front of the tube, and homemade cards can be given to friends on special occasions. Similarly, crafts that double as home decor can personalize your home on the cheap. […]

Home Decor: Living room redo inspiration and projects


I’ve been thinking about how to decorate the living room. I did a little blogsurfing and found a few creative, inspiring, and amazing redo’s. I’m a DIY girl, so I love the living room redo’s where there are homemade projects. Two of my favorites are The Homesteading Apartment’s Makeover Monday and  and Southern Comfort’s Living […]

Ask Maria “Crafting With Tile Samples”


Dear Maria, I have some tile samples 3″x3″x1/8″.  Does anyone have any idea as what kind of craft they can be used in ???? Suellyn C, Answer I don’t know if your tile samples are finished (sealed), unfinished, smooth, or with texture, but I’m going to try to give you some ideas. The first […]