The Best Blogger Crafts: Retro Muffin Tin Frame


This month we’re celebrating our bloggers and their creativity. In January 2014 at CHA, bloggers gathered at our CHA Networking Event to meet companies and to work more with us here FaveCrafts. After getting a bunch of crafty swag from the event, they set out to make projects out of the materials they were given. We’re featuring these projects all month with giveaways so you can make your own versions of their wonderful crafts.

Retro Muffin Tin Frame

Retro Muffin Tin FrameIn our contest last month, each of these blogger crafts were voted upon by fans for a great prize! This Retro Muffin Tin Frame by Michele Kovak from Thoughts of a Cardmaking Scrapbooker was voted #1!

If you like the look of retro craft ideas, then you’ll have so much fun making your own Retro Muffin Tin Frame. You can even use an old, rusted muffin tin. You can use glitter, paper and even paint to bring your piece to life. Be sure to add plenty of details to your frame so it really stands out from a sea of boring decorative items.

best-bloggermini_rightYou can find this project, as well as many other fabulous blogger projects, in our new eBook, The Best Blogger Craft Ideas 2014:  Decoupage, Sewing, Jewelry Making, and More free eBook.  Download your own free copy today!



Enter to win today’s prize


Today’s prize is a selection of Krylon spray paint and a few “blank canvas” objects for you to test out your spray painting skills. Included in the prize is a can of Krylon Shimmer Metallic (blue, black cherry, pink), Krylon Natural Stone and Krylon Gitter Blast, and Krylon Looking Glass spray paint. Be sure to check out these other best blogger craft projects that use items from this Krylon prize!

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In order to win today’s prize, all you need to do is:

  1. Like the FaveCrafts Facebook page here, AND
  2. Like the Krylon Facebook page here, AND
  3. Leave a comment on this blog post below telling us:

What color spray paint would you most likely craft with?


Thank you all for participating in yesterday’s giveaway! Congratulations to Mary H. who answered “Oh My Gosh! I would love to try the “Stone” & “Looking Glass” as I have not used them yet! Thanks so much! I love repurposing, recycling & re-creating!!! Blessings!” We hope you craft some amazing things with this prize!

To see the current giveaway, please check our giveaway schedule.

Enter to win our Super Spectacular Grand Prize Giveaway!  Filled with more than $500.00 worth of amazing prizes from 15 companies, this is the ultimate way to get crafting this month!  The deadline to enter is April 25, 2014 at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern time.

Super Spectacular Grand Prize Giveaway


  • There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
  • You must “like” both the FaveCrafts and the Krylon Facebook pages to be eligible.
  • Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post below.
  • Winner will be announced here on the blog tomorrow as well as contacted by the email address provided.
  • You have until tonight, April 7th, 2014 at 11:59p EST to leave your comment on this post. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
  • Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.

AllFreeHolidayCrafts Giveaway: Totally Exposed Chipboard Albums

Totally Exposed Chipboard Album and DividersWith this Totally Exposed Chipboard Album and Dividers, the creativity is completely in your hands. If you’ve been looking for a photo album that is completely one of a kind and personal to your life, this Totally Exposed Chipboard Album and Dividers is the answer to your prayers. It’s a blank slate from cover to cover and you decide not only what pictures go inside of it, but also what the book itself looks like.

The Totally Exposed Chipboard Album is an 8×8 photo album made of carboard. It’s a completely blank canvas which you get to decorate and embellish as you wish. Purchase glitter, paint, stickers and more and make the covers of your album totally unique. Get the kids involved and reflect on family vacations and special occasions while you spend the day crafting. Whether you make a holiday album, a wedding album, or a family vacation album, your Totally Exposed Chipboard Album is bound to be special.

Also included with the album are 8×8 album dividers. Each of these cardboard sheets is another canvas for your creativity. With these album dividers, you can give your photo album categories. Divide the album by past family vacations, holidays, or birthdays. The album dividers make organizing your photo album a cinch. This Totally Exposed Chipboard Album and Dividers makes reminiscing really fun. Set it on your coffee table and allow guests to not only admire your family photos, but your artistic skills as well! is giving away one Totally Exposed Chipboard Album and Dividers to one lucky winner. You could win!

Learn more and enter to win here.

Contest ends August 20, 2013. You can enter once daily, return often to improve your chances of winning!
 Giveaway: Chipboard Albums


Do you have boxes and boxes of old family photos awaiting their spot in an album? Finally you have a place to put them with these Chipboard Albums. They’re colorful, crafty, and super sentimental – you’ll be glad you got ’em. Don’t let your friends beat you to this fantastic giveaway. Enter this contest now and you could have these great looking photo albums on your very own coffee table.

With these Chipboard Albums from Echo Park Paper Company you will be able to add some personalized flair to your favorite family photos. These two chipboard albums will allow you to take a unique approach to your photo album crafting. Each page of these Chipboard Albums includes an interactive pull out tab. These tabs allow you to further decorate your mini albums with scrapbook paper, journaling cards, or additional photographs. Let your creativity run wild. Another great thing about the pull-out tab feature is that you can put your albums on display with the tabs in or out, making this album even more versatile.

This breakout collection of Chipboard Albums includes two different models. You can either get the Chipboard Album in the rectangular style or the circular style. Both the rectangular album and the circular album offer three double-sided, pull-out chipboard pages. The Rectangular model comes in different bold shades of blue and green, whereas the circular model features a variety of bright and feminine hues. Both styles are as adorable as the photos inside of them. While they may differ in color, both of these Chipboard Albums designed by Karen Burniston are perfect for photo album crafters.

Don’t leave your memories in a dusty old box. Put them on display and reminisce on the years past. These Chipboard Albums make for a great conversation piece, a bit of nostalgia, and a whole lot of family lovin’. Enter today! is giving away two Chipboard Albums to two lucky winners. You could win!

Learn more and enter to win here.

Contest ends June 25, 2013. You can enter once daily, return often to improve your chances of winning!



Say Cheese! 15 Camera Crafts and Photography Tips

It was there when your sister got married. It was there when your grandson was born. It was there when you took a roadtrip to see the world’s biggest ear of corn.Your camera has accompanied you to the major (and not so major) events in your life. So show this clever little invention some love and celebrate National Camera Day!

Here are some cute and useful projects you can make to keep your camera safe on all your adventures:


It  seems only right that I feature some awesome photo crafts for the occasion as well. I’ll admit, I’m not a professional photographer by any means but I still love to take pictures. A lot of pictures! Whether I’m using my digital camera or just the point and shoot on my phone, I’ve documented everything from my family vacations to the daily lives of my pets (my dog is very photogenic).

If you are a shutter bug like me  and want to learn how to take better pictures you should take a look at these photography tips from our friends at CreativeIncomeBlog:

It’s so much fun to go back and look at pictures because they bring back so many memories. I can almost taste that gelato I posed with in Florence or hear the sound of my sister laughing as I hugged her at graduation. Right now all my pictures are stuffed in an overflowing hat box in my closet. It’s a shame that my precious memories have been pushed into the back of the closet. If you are in a similar situation and wondering what to do with photos, then you should check out these creative photo crafts. It’s time to think outside the frame (and scrapbook)!


What is your most treasured photograph and the story behind it?


FaveQuilts Giveaway: Kaleidoscope Kreator 3

Kaleidoscope Kreator 3 is a digital photo editing program that allows you to turn any photo or image into a kaleidoscope. Save the image and print it on printable fabric to create intricate, beautiful quilt blocks. These printed kaleidoscopes look so realistic from a distance that other quilters will be impressed by your amazing piecework skills. Kaleidoscope Kreator 3 is your secret weapon for designing and making beautiful quilts with complex patterns!

Kaleidoscope Kreator 3 is easy to install and use on your home computer. Within a few minutes of inserting the CD in your disc drive, your Kaleidoscope Kreator will be up and running! You can then browse your files and open any image you have stored on your computer. Print your kaleidoscope on paper to make fascinating scrapbook layouts or psychedelic cards, or print your designs on treated fabric or printable fabric to make your own fabric prints. These kaleidoscopes make wonderful centers for medallion quilts or beautiful squares for block quilts. is giving away one copy of Kaleidoscope Kreator 3 to one lucky winner. It could be you!

Learn more and enter to win here.

Contest ends May 1, 2012. You can enter once daily, so return often to improve your chances of winning!