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Crafting With Wood Pallets

I've seen lots of great projects on Pinterest for using pallets and they look great, but I wasn't sure how to actually make them. Crafting with Wood Pallets includes 26 fantastic and fun projects which use wood from pallets with a built-in used wood look. So far, I've...

The Time Chamber

I was happy to see that Daria Song is back with another stunning, next-level coloring and story book, The Time Chamber! This sequel of sorts to her gorgeous book, The Time Garden, takes children of all ages on a magical dream journey with the help of our little fairy...

Tissue Paper Flowers For Gifts

Learn how to make these gorgeous flowers made out of tissue paper for topping your gifts with. Tissue paper flowers for Gifts

Tudor Roses

Alice Starmore's famous Tudor Roses book of lovely sweaters -- inspired by stories of famous women in British history -- was originally created to explore beautiful, classic patterns through knit sweaters designed with the specific women in mind. But styles change,...

Lettering And Scratch Off Fun Books

Ready to take your doodling to the next level? I've got to say, this is a fantastic way to do that. This is really such a creative and fun concept! The pages are coated with a glossy finish, and then a flat paint(?) covers that, allowing you to scratch -- with the...

Making A World Of Difference One Quilt At A Time

Making a World of Difference One Quilt at a Time: Inspiring Stories about Quilters and How They Have Touched Lives is like a quilt in that it gathers numerous little stories and pieces them together into an inspiring book about how quilters have helped others through...

Star Wars Felt

I'm pretty much a beginner at crocheting and knitting, but felt is something I can generally handle. With lots of Star Wars fans in my house, I really wanted to try out this fun Star Wars Felt book and craft kit. Since it comes with the materials to make ten Star Wars...

Celtic Knotwork & Sea Life Coloring Books

I've been a designer for many years, and I've always loved Celtic knotwork and I studied it in college when I majored in Art History. The complex designs can be confusing, but I love how this book makes it simple to follow. The author/designer offers two innovative --...

Tropical World Coloring

Tropical World: A Coloring Book Adventure is an adult coloring book that takes you on a tour of South Asia and beyond. I'm loving the peacock feathers, gorgeous birds, Indian elephants, exotic flowers, and jungle foliage await on this fun and engaging journey. On some...

Customize Your Crochet

When I see a crochet pattern, it can be hard for me to envision if the style would fit well on me or not. I like how in Customize Your Crochet, they have already tailored the sweaters to specific body types, so I have much better idea if the garment is one that would...

Cupcake Stand DIY

I love this idea of making cupcake (or cookie!) stands out of easy to find materials. Not Just a Mommy uses colorful paper plates and cups to make these fun stands. You could easily match the colors to your party or the holiday!

Make Garbage Great

Make Garbage Great: The Terracycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle strikes me as perhaps the standard-setting book on the subject or recycling, suitable for almost any age, including middle school through collegiate levels. The text is well-informed,...

The Knitter’s Book Of Knowledge

They're not kidding when they say this book is the "complete" guide to knitting. My daughter, who is a beginner knitter, saw it and leafed through The Knitter's Book of Knowledge and said, "Wow, this is like a knitting encyclopedia!" I love having an instant reference...

10 Granny Squares

I have fond memories of watching my grandma make granny squares while she was watching TV, and then later she transformed them into a gorgeous crocheted blanket. In 10 Granny Squares 30 Blankets, just by changing the yarn color or weight results in an entirely...

Little Felted Dogs

There are at least two great things about Little Felted Dogs. The first is that the 24 tiny dogs shown are the cutest things I've ever seen. Just darling! Each breed is represented realistically, photographed in such a cute way, it's all just ridiculously charming....

Disney And Peanuts Crochet

I learned some basic crochet techniques when I was young, but my daughter is the main one who enjoys crochet at this point. So, I gave her this Peanuts Crochet kit and she is really enjoying it. The amigurumi style characters are very cute and I love the small size,...

Sewing Knits From Fit To Finish

When I was younger, I'd toyed with the idea of becoming sort of a street-level fashion designer. A friend of mine had started to make a living sewing hats for local boutiques, and encouraged me to try some designs out. Mostly, I wanted to modify T-shirts and other...

Stone Painting For Kids

My daughter likes to paint river rocks, though the design book she's been referencing is a little too detailed and grown-up for her tastes. So we're both thrilled with "Stone Painting for Kids." The book is full color, with lots of step-by-step photos. The clear...

Coloring Dream Mandalas

I'm a huge fan of adult coloring, it's been a soothing and positive experience in my life. Manadalas are one of my favorite things to color and Coloring Dream Mandalas has lots of ones that I really have enjoyed. I usually use colored pencils for drawing and they also...