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Pom-Pom Pals: Pets And Farm Animals

We are having a lot of fun with Pom-pom Pals: Pets! My pre-teen daughter is an avid crafter and she was so excited when she saw this set, with not just a book, but all of the items included to make the animals, she was all ready to go! She immediately started making...

The Time Garden

I found this book to be an incredibly charming coloring book and amazing visual journey, The Time Garden would make a wonderful gift, for any child or adult coloring fan. There is a brief text story at the start and end, while the gorgeously detailed illustrations...

Pom Pom Town

Mr. Printables shows how to make this amazing town out of pom poms! I love the ideas of having my kids play with the soft, fluffy pieces while they create their own little village. Check out his whole post where he give instructions on how to make this creative...

The Art Of Leather Burning

I began doing leatherwork when I was a child, but my efforts were limited to a punch, chisel, and stamps set. I liked what I could do, but I wanted to be able to create something more free-flowing, and subtle. This book shows how to write and draw on leather using...

Origami Boxes And Paper Pack

My kids and I have really enjoyed creating with Origami Boxes Super Paper Pack. The kit includes a 32-page booklet which shows how to fold 10 different kinds of paper boxes. Most are very simple to do, yet quite clever in how firmly they stay together. Plus they're...

Craft Books From Dover

Designed for kids, this origami book + papers + poster + nice box makes for a pretty impressive gift. I like how the book is really quite simple (fish seem to be pretty straightforward) so my children can figure things out on their own, and are so proud of their...

Cupcake Liner Wreath

I just love this idea of using cupcake liners to make a wreath! They always come in such fun patterns and colors, it's nice to have a way to use them and show them off a bit. Perfect for a decoration at any party or celebration! See how to make the cupcake wrapper...

Gorgeous Coloring Books

Natural Wonders has playfully detailed foliage -- along with a few insects and even gardening tools. It offers a wide variety of illustrations, from pages with only uniformly thin outlines to those with thick lines to those with everything all together, which I find...

Alcohol Based Markers

I really love these alcohol markers! They come with twelve basic colors, including: red, orange, yellow, light green, dark green, light blue, dark blue, purple, pink, brown, black and a skin tone. The super high quality ink is made in Japan, and I love how well the...

Scrapbook Paper Boxes

I just adore these cute, little DIY boxes from Brooke over at Blissful Roots. She suggests using either regular paper or cardstock, I thought that scrapbook paper would work great! These are so nice to have on hand to wrap up a quick...

Origami Gift Books

Noah's Ark Origami is a large set which recreates Noah and his ark -- in folded-paper oriami figures. The set includes a large case with plentiful papers for creating the 13 figures of Noah and his wife, and 11 different animals to go along with them on the ark. The...

The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook

I started doodling just like the author of The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook, in middle school, after I was done with the assignment and wanted something creative to do. I enjoyed making puffy letters that spelled out my name and then filling them in with all...

Needle Felted Kittens

My husband picked up this book, flipping through it from back to front. That's when I told him to read the title. "These cats aren't real?!" So, yes, when they say this explains how to make "cute and lifelike cats from wool," wow, they are really and truly not...

Christmas Craft Books From Dover

This little coloring book is big on holiday fun! It's a really convenient size for me, so I can color (fairly discreetly) anywhere. There are all sorts of Christmas designs, from gingerbread treats, to fireplace scenes, to sleigh rides in the snow, to Christmas trees,...

Doodling And Coloring In London

Doodling for Foodies is a fun doodling and activity book that I think any food lover would enjoy -- I sure do! The illustrations are cute, simple, and aside from doodling prompts, there are also pages with illustrations with examples of different types of foods --...

Mason Jar Nation

I collect both vintage and off-the-shelf jars, which we use for all sorts of things — including some fun crafts. This is a high-quality book with lovely photography, clever layout, and a high quality binding and it includes a history of Mason jars. As someone involved...

Disney Princess Felt

This is such a fun project book! It comes with all of the supplies to create ten different Disney princesses out of felt. I love that they are all made using handstitching and don't need a sewing machine at all. That way, I keep whatever doll I'm working on in a...

Coloring Flower Mandalas

I'm really enjoying this new trend of grown up coloring books! I love to color in them myself, it's so soothing and meditative. I also have found that they are an excellent gift for just about anyone. I add a pack of colored pencils and gel pens, put them in a pretty...

Christmas Crafts And Coloring Books

After some brief instructions, this book offers many, many gift cards, scrapbook paper pages, and other detachable -- and simple -- paper crafts for the holidays. The designs throughout are quite varied, and all rendered in a friendly fashion yet at a professional...