Recycled Crafts: Minion Craft Full Tutorial

Minion Tutorial

SPOILER ALERT! This is an adorable preschool craft in lieu of the new Minions movie, and I wanted to give you a full tutorial of a quick craft for kids. Toilet paper roll crafts are such a big craft because they are always around and there’s so much to do with them. This is a […]

FaveQuilts’ Top Five Quilt Films and Documentaries

FQ Top 5 Films

We’ve talked before about our favorite novels about quilting, and all the ways that quilting affects our lives, from charity quilting to quilt guilds. The best part of quilting is the community built into it; people who understand that “fat quarter” isn’t an insult and exactly how much work the gift of a quilt requires, especially […]

15 Oscar-Inspired Free Craft Ideas

Mod Circles Wall Art

It’s the most wonderful time of the year (and no, I don’t mean Christmas)! It is award show season, and it all culminates with the Oscars. I know I cannot be the only one anticipating this Sunday’s airing of the 86th Academy Awards. The star-studded red-carpets, the glamorous presenters, the fabulous dresses, the exquisite jewelry […]

LEGO Ideas: 8 Crafty Ways to Get Pumped for The LEGO Movie

LEGO Ideas: 8 Crafty Ways to Get Pumped for The LEGO Movie

Are your kids going crazy for the new LEGO movie? It’s easy to see why the latest computer-animated comedy has received so much attention. LEGOs have been popular toys for decades, and the franchise continues to churn out new LEGOs to inspire us year after year. Now that there’s a new movie about our all-time […]

How to Celebrate the “Catching Fire” Release


It’s been over a year since Katniss Everdeen has graced the big screen, and we’ve been counting down the days until the “Catching Fire” premiere ever since. Finally the wait is almost over, but we need all the help we can get to carry us through the final countdown. Over at, we’ve found a […]

Catching Fire: 17 DIY Jewelry Crafts to Brighten Up Your Winter Season

Blazing Ring

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most anticipated movies of this year. We are certainly Hunger Games fans and are excited to see Katniss Everdeen back in action and taking on the oppressive Capitol. Katniss is a role model for her strength and perseverance. The second installment of her story can be […]

Let’s Go to the Movies: Movie Crafts for Kids


Lights, camera, action. Line up along the red carpet and watch as all of your favorite movie characters strut their stuff in craft form. We all fall in love with characters from movies, whether in a platonic or romantic way. Kids do the same, and would give anything to meet Lightning McQueen or The Lorax. […]

Despicable Me 2: Easy Crafts for Kids of All Ages

Despicable Me Twinkie Minion Cupcakes

Despicable Me 2 is such a great kids’ movie that I could watch it over and over, and I’m not even a kid anymore. My sisters and I used to pretend to be minions and constantly reenact scenes from the movie, much to my parents dislike. Randomly shouting ‘bananas!’, as the minions do, was a favorite […]

Link Love: How to Throw an Oscars Party


The Oscars are going down this Sunday night! Who’s excited to see who wins? I love watching the Academy Awards every year, and even though I’ll probably be watching them alone this year, I always dream of hosting an Oscars party complete with themed food, decorations, and voting. I found some cool ideas for Oscars-themed […]

9 Award-Worthy Handmade Craft Ideas


Award show season is in full swing, and everyone knows the crowning jewel on that trophy tiara is…the Academy Awards! I get inexplicably excited for the Oscars each year. Is it just me? I can’t wait to see which films come out on top, not to mention which starlets are owning the red carpet. This […]