Archives for October 2015

9 reasons crafting is good for you

I have gone through the ebb and flow of being creative many times in my life. Going from drawing for hours every day when I was in high school and college, through dropping almost everything when  I started working because I thought that’s what responsible adults did, to going DIY crazy when we got married […]

DIY Halloween placemats

Did you see the Halloween placemats I made for the kids table the other week? This week I’m back with a quick tutorial for some DIY Halloween placemats that can be enjoyed by the grown ups too. And they’re really easy to make…when you know how. Confession time. I messed up big time on these the […]

How to make your own book page tassels

I’m taking a break from Halloween crafts today to share a super easy tassel tutorial instead. I shared these tassels on Guidecentral a while back, but not here. I’m kind of kicking myself I didn’t because they’re now one of favourite ways to embellish gifts. They’re so easy to make and look really pretty, especially when layered with other […]

Make an easy bat garland (with template)

One of the things I love about crafting my own holiday decorations is that I can make them exactly what I need them to be. This is especially true at Halloween. Right now we’re definitely in a cutesy phase. The kids are young and we’re not really into scary stuff, so I make things suitable for them. I […]