Balancing Robot

Balancing Robot

This is a great science experiment that your child will never suspect is a science experiment. If your child loves science, you can explain to them how this robot will help them learn more about balance and the center of … Read More...

Project: Wreath Card

Project: Wreath Card

Layer up some stamped flowers and leaves on a circle of cardstock with acetate in the middle for a wonderful round wreath card. You can change the colors you stamp with and make a wreath card for any holiday occasion, … Read More...

Tutorial: Mesh panel drawstring backpack

meshbackpackPearlyn from Pearlync shows how you can make a drawstring backpack with mesh panels.  The bag itself is made from a sturdy denim.  The combination of the denim and the mesh creates a sporty, edgy look.  The edges of the … Read More...

Silver and Gold Juice Lid Ornaments DIY

I think this is more of a recycled craft than an Indie Craft, but these are so gorgeous that they just had to be shared! Elise from Grow Creative shared these ornaments on her blog. They are frugal and environmentally … Read More...

Tutorial: Loopy fringe Christmas tree

Fringe Foam Tree with Gold Stars - The Silly PearlSteph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make these loopy fringe Christmas trees.  They’re super easy to make.  The sewing part is just simple straight seams and accuracy is not that important.  But, if you’d prefer to not sew … Read More...

Freebie | Christmas Icon Set

Use these adorable Christmas icons in your digital and hybrid Christmas Projects. You get a PSD file with all the shapes for use in your personal projects only. Make cards, gift tags, or journaling cards with these Holiday and Winter … Read More...

A Jingle Bell Painted Art Project for Kids

A Jingle Bell Painted Art Project for Kids

Last week I showed my granddaughter’s how to make jingle bells anklets (using bells and chenille stems) and it didn’t take very long for everyone to get annoyed by the noise. Of course, my granddaughter’s were having so much fun … Read More...

Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper

Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper

Installing an invisible zipper is one of those sewing tasks that sounds difficult (It’s a zipper, and it’s invisible! Ack!) but it’s actually pretty straightforward once you get past your zipper anxiety.  … Read More...

Banana and Strawberry Candy Cane

banana and strawberry candy cane
With the holidays, there are a lot of sweets to eat. As much as we want the kids to indulge, we also want to make sure they get an occasional healthy snack. It’s bad enough being flu season, we don’t … Read More...