Crafts

What is Jute?

Jute is a type of natural fiber. It’s long, soft and shiny type of fiber which is spun into coarse threads. Jute fibers are composed primarily of the plant materials cellulose and lignin.It’s one of the most affordable natural fibers and it’s second in the amount of vegetable fibers produced globally, next to cotton. Such high demand is due to the cheapness of the material, as well as softens and uniformity of fibers. Some interesting facts about jute: It’s 100% biodegradable, which makes it environmental-friendly. It requires low pesticide and fertilizers. Jute is the cheapest vegetable fiber. It’s also called the Golden Fiber due to golden and silky shine. It’s the second most important vegetable fiber after cotton. The material has high strength and breathability which makes it suitable...

5 Fabulous Rustic DIY Home Décor Ideas

We usually relate rustic with countryside and this is how the style emerged as the one with the elements of country living and rural life in general. It’s also characterized by simplicity and elements of nature, regardless if it’s expressed through the natural materials being used or applying natural colors. If you want to apply a touch of rustic to your home decor, here are five fabulous ideas to help you out. Stepladder side table This idea is perfect for a bedside table, but you can actually fit it into any room in the house, as a regular shelf. It’s a perfect way to decorate a corner, plus it’s quite handy to store all sorts of things. For starters, you’ll need a stepladder and that’ll be the base of this project. Place the ladder at the desired angle and attach it safely to the wall. ...

10 Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love

Craft are such an amazing way to boost kids’ creativity, which has a positive impact on their development and their skills. Crafts are also a great time to bond as a family, especially around holidays when everyone gathers. If you and your family love crafts, you’ll love the suggestion for Easter kids crafts. Easter tree There’s no reason why a tree should be for Christmas only. Here’s an idea how to make an Easter tree. For starters, you’ll need a cone, which will be a tree base. It can be a foam cone, but a cardboard will work as well. You’ll need a pack of Easter eggs and Easter grass to decorate the tree. And you’ll also need a glue gun. Let your kids arrange the eggs in any way they want and provide assistance with gluing the eggs to the cone. This decoration is perfect for a table. F...

7 DIY Craft Ideas with Kids

One of the best ways to boost creative thinking and imagination of your little ones is through DIY craft projects. Through these projects, kids get to imagine and make things based on an idea, using any materials you have available in your home. From colorful yarns to crayons, ribbons, and paper, anything can be a material used in craft projects. And as a result, you get handy items, decorations or toys kids can play with. Check out these cool DIY craft ideas with kids and pick one to try this week! Paper kites Kites are always a great toy for kids, so this is one of those DIY craft projects for kids you simply have to try out. For starters, you’ll need paper and paper straws. Use any colors you like. You’ll also need some glue to hold everything together, scissors to cut the shapes, a pen...

9 Crafting Hacks You Will Love

Thinking about taking up crafting? Then you really need to read these 9 crafting hacks you’ll love! Whether you’re picking up a hot glue gun for the first time, or just looking to brush up on some skills, theses nine simple hacks will show you how to save money, time, and maybe skip some headaches. 1. Soften Your Scratchy Yarn Sometimes you can find the finest, most vivid yarn colors for just a couple dollars, but they may also come with the scratchiest feeling. Ashlea for Heart Hook Home teaches you how to soften your scratchy yarn before crocheting to achieve a soft, pliable and cuddy yarn to work with. Via Heart Hook Home 2. Custom Hot Glue Gun Stand I know no crafts lover that could live without their glue gun. Such a multifunctional tool! But after many, many years of using it, I neve...

6 Adorable Valentine’s Day Decorations

Ok, let’s admit it. Some of you probably still have all your Christmas decorations on. Chances are you are either way too lazy, the ultimate procrastination queen/king, or—if you are anything like me—you just don’t want to move on. I know, the holidays are over, but I love the warm feel that the strings of lights give to my house. To help you get over your current Christmas decoration nostalgia, let’s try to focus on the next big holiday. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and—although you have quite a lot of love in your home already 😉 – a good bunch of DIY decorations is a very intimate way to express your love and— most importantly— linger the holiday coziness a little more. To help you keep the fire burning, here are some adorable decorative ideas your whole family will heart! W...

5 Superb Facebook Crafts Pages

When it comes to crafts, I think it’s safe to say that we all are automatically driven onto Pinterest. At least I know I am! You know we love it. Pinterest has quickly become the arts & crafts search engine par excellence. But in the vast world of internet, there are so many other places where you can find just as amazing, creative ideas to fill you up with inspiration. We work our butts off to, one day, become the best crafts community online – hey, we are trying! — but, in the meantime, we might as well share with you some of our favorite pages across everyone’s favorite social media: Facebook. 1. 5- Minute Crafts Let’s start by the obvious. With over 20 million followers, 5-Minute Crafts is probably the most popular Facebook page for DIY projects. We’ll be honest: not all of their c...

10 Clever Organizing Hacks For Your Crafts Room

The crafter’s life comes with a price. The joy of being a creative mind is having the ability to make a total mess. No crafts room is tidy 24/7, that’s for sure. But you know what they say, “a clean space, is a happy space”.  And since DIY and crafts can only come from a cheerful place, we will help you have it that way. Here’s a list of 10 amazing crafts room organizing hacks to keep your artistic corner nice and neat. Some of them are just as creative as any project you could come up with! Check them out. 1. DIY Cereal Box Drawer Dividers No more dumping grounds! Stop tossing your scissors and buttons and DIY some super cute drawer organizers to keep everything in its right place. Via I Heart Organizing 2. Colorful Desk Organizers If you need a little more help for your desk other than i...

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