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Craft Book Review: Paper Fun Mania, Button Mania and Star Wars Mania

Love crafts? Got kids? Then you need to get on board the mania craze with my friend Amanda Formaro‘s books. I have Duct Tape Mania. I have Rubber Band Mania. Now I have her three latest: Paper Fun Mania Button Mania Star Wars Mania (awesome, right?) Each book has over 40 crafts and activites and […]



Wednesday Links: 21 DIY egg carton crafts

Egg cartons. They aren’t just for eggs. Some quick searching on the interwebs shows just how clever you folks are with egg cartons. We’re not just talking kids’ crafts, either, but some DIY projects for the grown-ups, too. Below are links to 20 of my favorite egg carton crafts for my Wednesday Links series. Because […]



Wednesday Links: 20 macrame projects

If you said “macrame” to me (though I’m sure if we met, we’d have a lot of interesting things to discuss before getting to macrame), I think of that plant hanger in my aunt’s condo back in the ’70s. The one in shades of brown and orange. Well, if pinterest and google know anything (and […]



Wednesday Links: 30 DIY dollhouse furniture links PLUS how to make a pom pom armchair

About 30 years ago, my grandparents gave my sister and me a dollhouse for Christmas. This dollhouse was big, had 6 rooms, and was made of unfinished plywood. On a recent┬átrip home to New Jersey, I took on the task of cleaning out my old bedroom. I hadn’t looked at the dollhouse in 20 years, […]



20 easy knitting projects beyond blankets and scarves

So I actually really do like to knit. Only, I’m terrible at it. I can only do squares (and rectangles, I can do those). I’ve been knitting rainbow scarves (only, that whole switching colors thing has left some evidence) and I even knitted a hat. But I don’t know how to knit circles and googling […]