When you’ve got a lot of crafty friends, which is a WONDERFUL thing!, coming up with your own DIY gift can sometimes seem daunting, especially when you’re all gathered together for a fun event like a baby shower. You’re surveying your friends wondering what wonderful handmade gifts they’ve come up with for the mom-to-be. It can be daunting, honestly. However, fear not! Get your craft supplies ready and put on your thinking cap. (more…)
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Grab a heart-shaped puncher and some card stock, or a stamper and inkpad or paint pen, to make this cool DIY greeting in time for the March 17 holiday.
A few of the Handmade Detroit gals got together last week to each make our own canvas table runner as part of Meijer’s National Craft Month project. (As you may remember I took part in the challenge on my own, too, making St. Patrick’s Day beer bottle gift tags.) You can check out our Handmade Detroit blog to see what we did and how we were inspired. As an added bonus, if you’re looking to do some crafting in honor of this month’s crafty holiday, we’ve got a Meijer deal for you! Use the mPerks digital coupon code “c4tb8d” to receive 20% off your craft purchase now through April 1.
It’s a new month and time for a new table runner. I’ve been trying to use my fabric stash for my quilting projects this year and this project definitely did just that! I used the green family from Malka Dubrawsky’s “A Stitch in Color” line from a few years back (it feels like it just came out!). I love the line and purchased a fat eighths bundle of it that’s been gracing my stash shelves for a while now.
For this project I ended up using all the green-ish colorways from my bundle. (more…)
These DIY ideas are inspired by young crafters! Discover a cool new collection by blogger Jo Cho, winter ‘story stones’ – even how to make your own baby wipes.