National Craft Month 2019


National Craft Month 2019

March is craft month and these tutorials will inspire you to get back into crafting!

National Craft Month 2019
National Craft Month 2019

National Craft Month 2019 is here!

Each year we release a brand new craft tutorial every day in March. Discover new projects from our favorite brands in the industry: Therm O Web, Design Master, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, Red Heart, Darn Good Yarn, and more!

Here you'll find a variety of gorgeous yarn crafts, handmade cards, spring decor, and so much more! Check out the gallery below for a sneak peek!

A new craft will be released each day, so be sure to bookmark this page and check out the new tutorials throughout the month of March!

Plus, we're hosting a National Craft Month Grand Prize Giveaway throughout the entire month! Enter for your chance to win. Happy crafting!

New Craft Projects Released Each Day!

Bring on Spring DIY Throw Pillow Cover

Friday, March 1, 2019

Welcome spring with a DIY throw pillow cover fit for any living room. This gorgeous "bring on spring" project from Therm O Web features beautiful blooms and bright colors. Orange, yellow, and green go together so well when it comes to projects celebrating the world coming to life again after a long winter. The black accents are perfect for highlighting the centers of the flowers and ensuring the elegant script stands out. The contrast is lovely! This would be a lovely addition to the furniture in a three seasons room, a window seat, or any area where guests gather. Celebrate spring with this beautiful sewing project.

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How to Make a Simple Macrame Plant Hanger

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Learn how to make a simple macrame plant hanger following the step-by-step instructions and photos in this tutorial from Red Heart. What's old is new again! If your grandmother had plant hangers in her 1970s Florida condo, step into memories and make an updated version for your own home. This design is simple enough for beginners and intricate enough to add visual interest to your space. Choose white yarn for a neutral hue. These would be beautiful in a three seasons room, outdoors, or to bring the outside in to an office or living area. You'll love the completed look!

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Mosaic Best Wishes Card

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Make a simply beautiful best wishes card featuring a mosaic look! This gorgeous card making idea from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L features fun adhesives that create a dimensional effect. You don't need to weigh down your card with heavy embellishments to create the appearance of mosaics. All you need are your favorite foils paired with these lovely 3D shapes to get the effect you're looking for. The finished results are so wonderful. This is a classy card perfect for anyone you want to send a little good luck message to. This works well for graduations or other major life events!

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How to Dye Yarn with Icing Colors

Monday, March 4, 2019

Learn how to dye yarn with food coloring when you pick up some icing colors at the store and follow this tutorial! Create gorgeous variegated silk or wool yarn. So long as you use natural fibers, you'll be able to create yarn in any color patterns you'd like. This tutorial shows you the most vivid yarn ever and in so many colors! It's true that, even though there are so many different yarns in stores to choose from, sometimes you want to make a color palette that is uniquely your own. It's easy and inexpensive to dye your own yarn when you employ the techniques covered in this tutorial.

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Radio Flyer Book Wagon

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Red wagon decorating ideas like this one are perfect for the kids' playroom! Turn an old Radio Flyer wagon into a beautiful decorative book display. With a fresh coat of spray paint and books that follow a similar color scheme, you can create both a fabulous storage system and a gorgeous decorating idea for the kids' room. This dazzling display is perfect because you could always wheel the books to another room as needed. The colors are playful and kid-like, and the tutorial itself is quite easy to do yourself. This is a simply darling repurposing idea for a wagon that might have been sitting in the garage for years!

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Diamond Painted Dahlia Sign

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Use your diamond painting kit to create this gorgeous dahlia. A floral burst becomes the focal point in a sign spelling "home." It's easy to make your own wall art when you have the right tools available! If you've wanted to give that Diamond Art kit a try but you weren't sure what to do with the completed project, this is a magnificent option. The different letters in HOME add an eclectic feel to this elegant DIY sign. If your wall could use some flair, get started on this stunning project today. After all, diamond painting is not something to rush through! Relax as you piece together the crystal painting, and after you've had countless hours of peaceful crafting, complete the sign portion of this project.

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Butterfly Foiled Notecards

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Learn how to make the most beautiful notecards you've seen in your life. Insanely vibrant color and metallic joy decorate these butterfly notecards. If you've never worked with foils before, you're in for a treat. Effortlessly get the stunning metallic look you see here with foils. All you need is your laminator and the foiling tools from Therm O Web to put together this card. The metallic foils decorating the butterfly wings add another layer of radiance to the card. Use these for any occasion, and wow your friends when they learn you've made them yourself.

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No Needles Knit Blanket

Friday, March 8, 2019

Want to knit a blanket without learning how to knit? This fantastic no needles knit blanket is created using your fingers and a jumbo weight yarn! In fact, you'll be mesmerized by how easy this beautiful blanket is to create. Follow the step-by-step photos and instructions to learn how to knit a blanket without needles. You'll knit an afghan in no time at all that is deliciously cozy! Just because you use your fingers doesn't mean you won't achieve the same effect as an ordinary knit pattern. Don't bother with needles: knit with your fingers and you'll love the results.

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DIY Faux Gold Leaf Succulent Planter

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Learn how to upgrade a small faux cement planter with a perfect metallic pop! This easy tutorial is finished in an hour and is so trendy and cute! Pick up your faux cement planter at the store and dress it up with gold metallic leafing and a bit of gesso. A plain planter gets a stylish upgrade when you color block metallics to it. These adorable planters make fabulous gifts, office decor, or centerpieces! If you love the rustic chic look, there is no better combo than gold and cement.

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How to Arm Knit a Scarf

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Learn how to arm knit a scarf with stunningly beautiful yarn and a helpful video tutorial! Get colorful with a vibrant new scarf made in minutes. If you've never tried arm knitting before, you're in for a treat. This is a fantastic and easy skill to learn for all ages. And it's so satisfying! You can make an arm knit scarf far more quickly than you can make a traditional knit version. Use a beautiful and colorful yarn to complete this project for a standout accessory that friends and family are sure to comment on. Be bold and have fun. This is a fantastic and helpful tutorial for beginners and expert arm knitters alike!

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Craft Lovers DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

Monday, March 11, 2019

Make a DIY macrame plant hanger with crafty embellishments! Wood buttons, spools, and flowers add cheery flair to your otherwise standard macrame hanging planter. Don't get caught up if you can't find the right color cord you're looking for. A plain white cord becomes vibrant pink with the help of spray paint! Color your wood shapes to match, and you have the tools at your disposal to put together this lovely project. There aren't too many knots on this hanger, making it a great macrame tutorial for beginners. Have fun and create a gorgeous new decoration to brighten up any home!

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Pizza Pan Mosaic Tutorial

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

That old pizza pan doesn't have to wind up in the garbage. Repurpose it and make a stunning glass mosaic to decorate your home! Mod Podge is the only sealer you need to complete this beautiful project. This is a wonderful alternative to cement or other sealers. There is something so summery and joyful about mosaics! Similar to diamond painting or paint by number projects, mosaics involve piecing together your picture in a way that allows for peaceful contemplation. The mosaic comes together beautifully and easily, and a pizza pan is the perfect canvas! Make a project that is uniquely you with this mosaic tutorial.

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Bunny Gift Bag Sewing Tutorial

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

There's no feeling quite like the feeling you get when you see a present from the Easter Bunny tied up in a vibrant spring bag. Put the springtime pep back into your presents with this ultra-simple, five-minute DIY gift bag from Therm O Web. This adorable handmade gift bag is the perfect size to hold all of your giftable treats, from chocolate eggs to stunning jewelry. Even if it's not Easter, this adorable spring-themed gift bag sewing tutorial will be your go-to wrapping solution all season long. With brilliant pink gingham fabric and a sweet bunny applique, this design is guaranteed to have any recipient hopping for joy.

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Easy Peasy Loop-It Scarf Pattern

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Learn how to knit a scarf without any needles! This knit scarf pattern features Loop-It yarn which is easy enough for kids and adults alike to finger knit with. If you love the thick and cushy look of a bulky soft blanket yarn, don't shy away from this pattern. After all, knitting isn't just for knitters! You can learn a variety of techniques to get the knit look, and using Loop-It yarn is one way to do so. Best of all, this jumbo weight yarn means the scarf works up super quickly. This is a fantastic rainy day craft that will result in the coziest scarf.

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DIY Flag Planner Embellishments

Friday, March 15, 2019

Dress up your planner in a way that is uniquely you with your very own flag planner embellishments! Layers of shapes and sparkle await, and most of the components are probably already in your craft drawer. Use die cut banners in a variety of colors as the foundation of your project. Paper clips give your banners the look of hanging off a support, and then you're ready to decorate. Adorable butterflies, hearts, and stickers will help you customize your banners to each event you're documenting. Celebrate the little things and the big things with headphones, dog stickers, clouds, and flowers.

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DIY Woven Tassel Keychain

Saturday, March 16, 2019

There’s no denying that keychains are handy, helping us all find and hold onto our keys no matter how deep in our purses they fall. However, just because they’re handy doesn’t mean they have to be drab! Infuse your keychain style with chic and stylish Bohemian pizzazz with this tassel keychain tutorial. Using twisted silk woven in a mesmerizing tassel pattern, this is easily the most gorgeous of DIY keychain ideas you’ll find on the web. Though this keychain design by Darn Good Yarn looks like it costs a fortune, it’s an inexpensive and simple accessory to make.

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Heirloom DIY Keepsake Box

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Make a DIY keepsake box worthy of becoming a new family heirloom. With tinted spray paints, you can easily create gorgeous designs in the wood. Antique and age the finish to create the look of a box that's already been handed down for generations. This is a lovely decoration to place on your dresser or the credenza in the hallway. You can store nearly anything in it, ranging from jewelry to other knick knacks. It also makes a fantastic gift! If you need an old-new decoration for any surface in your home, this is the project for you to make.

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Persephone’s Meadow Keyhole Scarf Crochet Pattern

Monday, March 18, 2019

Learn how to crochet a keyhole scarf with this fantastic Persephone's Meadow Keyhole Scarf Crochet Pattern from Stitches N' Scraps. The colors in the yarn are positively radiant, and the stitch textures are stunning! Keyhole scarves are so convenient because you don't have to worry about how to tie them. Simply pull one end of the scarf through the keyhole and you're good to go! If you're looking for a pretty new pattern filled with shells, lace, and other lovely stitches, be sure to give this crochet accessory a try.

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Out of This World Stenciled Card

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

You’ll be able to lift anyone’s spirits to the moon with this galactically gorgeous greeting card! You won’t need to look for other handmade card tutorials when you have this extraterrestrial gem at your fingertips. With this simple card-making design from Therm O Web, you’ll learn how to use Deco Foil to bring metallic starshine to your handmade project. A sleek color palette of navy, gold, and cream is guaranteed to please your little space cadet, and it’s a cinch to put together. This is easily one of the best handmade card ideas because it uses such simple techniques as a stamp and adds a personal touch with your own coloring flair.

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Paper Plate Weaving

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Paper plate weaving is a wonderful rainy day craft to do with kids and adults alike! Create beautiful images in the center of paper plates and frame them for later. This gorgeous tutorial  is so fun and special. It's easy to create hearts and flowers when you start with the basic shape! In fact, this tutorial is a bit like string art or nail art without the nails. This would be a fun birthday party craft, summer camp project, or even something peaceful to do with some music in the background on an otherwise quiet day.

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That Smile Scrapbook Layout Idea

Thursday, March 21, 2019

If you have an adorable photo of someone you love that is just begging to be scrapbooked, this is the perfect layout idea for you to save that smile! Use photo corners in an incredibly creative way to add beautiful texture and pattern to the background of this layout. Free scrapbook layout ideas like this one are wonderful for any occasion! The sticker reading "That Smile" is the perfect embellishment to complete the page, and the metallic foil creates the perfect flair. Save that smile for years to come with this beautiful layout.

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DIY Upcycled Jean Shorts

Friday, March 22, 2019

Do you want to look like a Bohemian babe without having to pay an arm and a leg at expensive clothing stores? We have the perfect solution for you that puts your crochet skills to fashionable work! Out of all the ways to recycle old jeans, this technique by Darn Good Yarn is by far the most haute couture. Don’t throw away shorts that don’t fit your style. This quirky, colorful, and chic project will show you what to do with old shorts that will make you the fashion icon of the summer. With rainbow tassels expertly woven into the hem of your shorts, these denim darlings will make it so that there’s no way you won’t turn heads.

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I and Love and You Vignette

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Picture frame crafts for adults like this one are wonderful because they pair nicely with a complementary wall decoration! Make a beautiful heart plaque that reads "I and Love and You" and hang it above a photo of the kids or grandkids. The text in the plaque matches the minty color of the frame for a nicely paired set of projects. Add a bit of glitter to the frame for extra magic! The heart looks beautiful with layers and gradients of red color. This is a wonderful project to decorate the kitchen, living room, or office.

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Sweet Cake Crochet Shawl Pattern

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Use your yarn cakes to make this Sweet Cake Crochet Shawl Pattern! It's easy to work up a triangle shawl with this beautiful variegated yarn. Color changing becomes effortless when you use one "cake" of yarn to make this project. This is a great pattern for beginners and experienced crocheters alike. You need to know how to make crochet clusters, which creates a beautiful granny stitch effect. If you love the traditional look of granny squares, you'll love this crochet shawl! A traditional style gets a modern update when cluster stitches meet vibrant colors.

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Spring Bloom Napkins and Napkin Rings

Monday, March 25, 2019

When you host your first potluck of the spring season, why not wow your guests with table settings that will have them seeing beautiful blooms all dinner through? This simple tutorial from Therm O Web will have you sewing cloth napkins that are as breathtaking as a spring garden in no time. With fusible interfacing, these floral DIY reusable napkins will have the sturdiness of storebought cloth napkins at a fraction of the price. Save money by using these charming dining pieces again and again, and your table will never look drab. You’ll even learn how to make your own napkin rings to finish your romantic spring decor with an extra classy flair.

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Beachy Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Create a pom pom project without actually making the pom poms! Use pom pom yarn to create an effortless and beautiful beach wall hanging. This tutorial features a kite-like wall decoration perfect for the summer home. Hang it near a window so it gets plenty of light and really pops! Use shades of blue pom pom yarn to create a lovely and nautical effect. A pale starfish is the perfect finishing touch. This is a fantastic home decor project for beginners, and it works up so much more quickly than if you were hand making all the pom poms yourself.

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Disappearing Four Patch Quilt Pattern

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

This quick and simple quilting pattern will show you how to turn charm packs into a gorgeous four patch design that is sure to brighten your day. The Disappearing Four Patch Quilt Pattern is brought to you by Missouri Star Quilt Co.; they specialize in quick and easy quilting tutorials just like this one! Whether you decide to follow along with our detailed step-by-step directions and images or watch their short video below, you'll have everything you need to get started on this easy breezy charm pack quilt pattern today. Simplicity aside, our favorite part about this pattern is its charming use of color. The pastel color palette is wonderful for sunny months, making this quilt pattern the perfect accent piece for your spring or summer living room.

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How to Make a Dreamcatcher with Beads

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Learn how to make a dreamcatcher with beads by following this stellar video tutorial. This boho dreamcatcher is a beautiful and impressive craft to make! Read through the step-by-step instructions and watch the video to learn how to make this pretty craft. If you've never tried making a dream catcher before, it's a soothing project that's mesmerizing and surprisingly simple once you master the basic technique. The trailing yarns are a fabulous, boho touch. If you're looking for a funky new project to decorate a bedroom or even an office space, this is a great craft to work on!

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Foiled Paper Hyacinth Tutorial

Friday, March 29, 2019

Everyone loves the delicate and enchanting beauty of flowers, but the price of keeping a fresh bouquet in the house isn’t quite as attractive. Now you can ditch the expensive trip to the florist but keep your home looking exquisite with this paper flower tutorial. After you learn how to make paper flowers at home with this hyacinth tutorial from Rinea, you can add magnificent metallic foil flair to any room. The whole family will love the zany yet charming look of these coiled cuties around the house, and they're a breeze to make! All you need is your favorite foil papers from Rinea, a skewer, and a few other tools to make these paper flowers come to life. There's no need to leave that table undecorated when it's so easy to add beauty in the form of this centerpiece. Have a bewitching bouquet any season of the year when you begin crafting paper flowers.

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Faux Stained Glass Hummingbird Window Film

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Ornithologists and home decorators have something to celebrate with this handsome hummingbird craft! Though it’s easy to decorate walls with pictures of birds, why not brighten up your windows with the delicate beauty of birds as well? This peel and stick window film by Tape Technologies/Styletech Craft is a piece of cake to make and attractive to boot. The elegant glitter design and premade hummingbird graphic of this DIY decorative window film will have your home guests all in a titter. They won’t believe how winsome your interior design can be after you put this color-blocked beauty on a window!

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Spring Sampler Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Need a light and lacy crochet scarf for spring? This sampler infinity scarf crochet pattern features springy colors and openwork stitches for a wonderful springtime accessory. This is a wonderful beginner-friendly pattern. You need to know the basic crochet stitches, and once you do, you'll get to practice them with this pattern. Beginners and experienced crocheters alike will love this pattern! The textures as well as the ease with which you practice and execute the different stitches make this a fun pattern to work up and wear!

From the Designer: "Experiment with simple, openwork stitch combinations in this beginner-friendly infinity scarf."

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