CREATE & CRAFT
I was seriously so excited to receive How to Make 100 Paper Flowers! I'm such a huge fan of making paper flowers and I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to it. I have enjoyed making them out of many materials, like coffee filters, felt, scrapbook paper and scrap...
Don't let the charming illustrations or the engaging infobytes fool you, The Complete Book of Fashion History offers a real introduction to the history, geography, styles, and stylemakers of fashion. Fun and easy to read, it offers the reasons why specific fashions...
21 Polymer Clay Projects!
Working in the design field for many years now, I've noticed that folksy fonts and typefaces, often with purposely imperfect, hand-drawn illustrations, are the dominating design trend today. They are everywhere, and for good reason, too -- they're fun, authentic,...
It's part coloring book and part holiday greeting card set, I think Create-Your-Own Handmade Christmas Cards would make a wonderful pre-holiday gift, for yourself or for others! The drawing style is fun, well-designed, and easy to color. There are 30 cards to color,...
By Tina Givens!
The super talented Jen from Craftic shows us how to create our own beautiful succulent plants with paper! They turn out perfect and the fact that they don't require any sun or water makes them even better! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHURLHeXEy0
Shawls and wraps are so nice to grab and throw on when I need to warm up or curl up on the couch with my favorite show or book. Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps has so many lovely examples of them, too. There's a wide range of styles, some more light and airy and...
Free pillow projects!
My daughter loves to doodle, which is great, although she generally draws the same things over and over. She loves to take photos, too, though lately, that's mostly been photos of clouds, which are lovely. She's really enjoying Cloud Sketching. The lavishly...
This is a charming coloring book for any fan of Alice in Wonderland. The 30 or so pages each feature a charming design based more on the original, classic John Tenniel illustrations rather than the Disney version. They're fun to color, and I especially enjoy the...
Sketching seems to be the best way to capture a given moment. Capturing that sense of the ephemeral, visually, can not only be magical in itself, but can help convey that which otherwise remains ineffable, including through more carefully composed and executed images....