Children’s Birthday Party Theme Ideas

  When it comes to children’s birthdays, you either love or hate the party planning of it all. If you’re stuck for ideas for your kid’s next birthday, check out our three favorite ideas – perfect for both boys and girls. Woodland Fairy Fantasy   For little girls and boys who love anything make-believe, a woodland fairy party is a no-brainer. Make toadstools out of paper-mâché, forest creatures out of cardboard and use these DIY Vinci wooden tree slices for decoration. 9 – 11 [...]


Top 10 Facebook Crafting Groups

Facebook isn’t just for keeping up with your friends and loved ones; you can also find communities of like-minded people. If you love crafting, there are plenty of Facebook groups that revolve around your hobby. Here is our top 10.DIYVinci Crafting CollectiveMembers: 57 Join the DIYVinci Crafting Collective. A new place to share projects you’re working on as well as a great source of advice and inspiration. Plus updates on DIYVinci.  Craft, Craft and More CraftMembers: 118k A chatty community for people [...]


We R Memory Keepers Photolights Frame Giveaway

Enter the Giveaway Here:   NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. FACEBOOK IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GIVEAWAY.EligibilityThe We R Memory Keepers Photolights Frame Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. [...]


2018 Wedding Décor Trends

It’s a new year and if you’re planning on tying the knot in 2018, there are a range of new trends that couples are including in their big day. Industrial   Venues are going minimalist and the industrial look is set to be a big movement that includes exposed brick, Edison bulbs, and rustic color palettes. Geometric metallic   A trend that was everywhere last year, the geometric metallic trend isn’t going anywhere. Perfect for centerpieces combined with green foliage (another trend not leaving anytime [...]


4 Ways to Stylize your Storage

Storage is essential, but it’s so easy for it to look boring and not fit in with your home décor. Here are 4 different types of storage that you can use to stylize your home. Pallets Source:   One of the most versatile types of storage there is. These can be painted to match the room it’s in and they come in many different shapes in sizes. Mount them on the wall to keep cleaning products in your laundry room, organize children’s [...]


Reduce the Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression with Crafting

As much as we hate to admit it, depression and anxiety are growing problems in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 21 people globally suffers from major depression and 1 in 13 people from anxiety. The USA is in the top three of most depressed countries in the world. Depression doesn’t discriminate – it can affect people no matter their age, gender or race. So where does crafting come into this? Isn’t crafting just a fun [...]


What you need to know before selling at a craft fair

Before Decide on your booth set up Do you have a tabletop or an entire stall with hanging space? Is the fair indoors or outdoors? These questions will all affect what equipment you will need to bring. You also need to decide how you are going to display your products. How many can you fit in your booth? And how should you lay them out so they look appealing? There’s a fine balance of having a stall that is too cluttered [...]


Upcycling: The history, trend and lifestyle

The definition for Upcycling is “the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value.” Reiner Pilz first used the term ‘upcycling’ in an article by Thornton Kay of Salvo in 1994. This was while discussing recycling or as he named it, ‘Downcycling’. Though Upcycling appears to have risen in trends in the last couple of decades, upcycling has actually been around for a lot longer. It [...]


20 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Crafting

HistoryWilliam Morris founded the arts and crafts movement in the middle of the 19th century after being tired of mass produced products. He wanted a return to products that were both beautiful and useful.  In 1908 the Sears and Roebuck catalogue brought arts and crafts style into most homes in the USA.  Leonardo da Vinci spent 12 years painting the Mona Lisa’s lips.  The first pencil was invented in England in 1565.  The first artists used ashes from fire, red clay or natural [...]


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