The Glow of Summer: Fun Lantern Crafts


And at last, we see the light! With these beautiful glowing crafts, you can learn how to make a lantern, tiki torches, votives, and more. Every summer needs an extra special glow. Whether you’re throwing an outdoor party or barbecue, or planning on going camping, be sure to plan for some magical summer lighting. The […]

10 Picnic Craft Ideas To Help You Celebrate Summer

The weather is warm and the days are longer, which can only mean one thing … it’s finally summer! There’s nothing worse than spending time indoors when you could be soaking up the sun (just make sure you wear sunscreen). Head out for a picnic this summer and soak up all of the best aspects […]

Get Ready for Stunning Summer-Inspired Quilt Patterns


The grill is hot, the kids are home on vacation, and you’re in the mood for some summer inspiration for your next seasonal quilt project. Whether your favorite summer pastime is relaxing at the beach or working in your garden, the editors at FaveQuilts are pleased to present this selection of our favorite quilts with […]

Make Your Next Picnic a DIY Affair With Crafts & Copycat Recipes

Summer is (almost) officially here! Who wants to be stuck inside all day when the sun is shining and the weather is warm? After a season of cold temperatures and crisp white snow, it’s a great feeling to finally head outside and breathe in the fresh air. In fact, you can really take advantage of […]

13 Picnic Crafts and Recipes for Summer

13 Picnic Crafts and Recipes for Summer

One of my favorite summer activities is going on picnics with my friends and family. There are lots of outdoor concerts in the summer and we always go early and have a picnic dinner. Warm breezes, wonderful music, and great food. What more could you ask for on a summer evening? The best thing about picnics are […]

This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Summer Picnic

8-22-11 Cool2Craft TV - Summer Picnic

Join host Tiffany Windsor and her special guests for this week’s episode of Cool2Craft TV. This new episode features a ladybug themed picnic. EcoHeidi sets the design theme with a cute ladybug created from upcycled plastic spoons, forks and plastic caps, Candace Jedrowicz wraps plastic utensils with wire and beads and Tiffany glitters up the […]

Turn Old Tin Cans into Picnic Helpers

Turn Old Tin Cans into Picnic Helpers

With the warm weather, everyone wants to be eating al fresco. You can turn any BBQ or picnic into a comfortable event with these handy little Picnic Helpers from Rachel Griffith of P.S. I Quilt. All you need are some empty aluminum cans and fabric scraps to create cute little containers for napkins, forks and […]