One of the things I miss most about being up north is the wonderful quiet time we had to sit back and be creative. I brought my papercrafting supplies with me and I’m so glad I did. Our beautiful surroundings inspired us all to make a set of cards to reflect upon our trip. (more…)
After a long summer that hasn’t felt like summer, we headed up north for a few days to relax, craft and drink. We stayed in Frankfort, Michigan, at a small cottage situated in between Crystal Lake and Lake Michigan. Kamp Krusty? That name was selected in honor of “The Simpsons” marathon that had just started once we hit the road.
Add an extra dash of love to your child’s midday meal away from home with a customized little letter, complete with a top-class loose-leaf paper spin.
Calling all knitters, crocheters and anyone who crafts with a needle! Stitch n’ Pitch is returning to Detroit Sept. 28 for a crafty meetup at Comerica Park.
Returning for the seventh year, Stitch n’ Pitch not only brings together craft lovers at the ball park, but collects new mittens for the Michigan Veterans Foundation, located in Detroit. Whether you make them yourself or purchase a new pair, this donation goes to help a great charity.
Sponsored by The Black Sheep Knitting Guild and Mittens for Detroit, attendees may purchase a ticket to this special game here. Your admission includes a ticket in the upper box with the rest of the Detroit Stitch n’ Pitch gang as well as a souvenir T-shirt. But hurry on getting those tickets – the special pricing is good only until Aug. 28.
Make some locker pencil cup holders, a seat belt cover, V-neck sweater vest and drawstring sleeping bag case to get kids excited about September.
No need to invest in plastic bags for snacks between meals. Use your DIY skills to make one of these bags for back-to-school.
For a creative, offbeat alternative to woodblock stamping, try these cool tools that add a great look to your DIY projects. Buy them here in southeast Michigan.
Tiny stuff is terrific! This roundup of DIY fun from various blogs shows you how to make matchbook notebooks, gift bags, stickers and bitty butterflies.
A perfect summer craft, this DIY project is centered around used plastic accessories, which are cheap finds at garage sales and thrift stores.