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Recycle Your Old CDs With These DIY Ideas

ADVERTISEMENT<p>It’s been a while since I bought a CD. Most of my music goes straight to my phone or computer. That’s not to say that I don’t have a lot …

DIY Light Up Headboard! Affordable Room Decor

Tutorial: Cupcake Dangles

These sparkly cupcakes are adorable as dangles or charms or mini ornaments but you could make them into larger tree ornaments by using a wadded up …

How-To: iPad Holder for Your Car’s Headrest

Planning a long drive to visit family and friends for the holidays? Keep the backseat entertained—and avoid who’s-going-to-hold-the-tablet fights—with this handy car headrest iPad holder tutorial from Beckie at Infarrantly Creative!<p>Such a great idea for road trips!<p>Ready to make an iPad holder for …

How-To: Twinkling Branches Room Divider

Trees with twinkle lights really add to the cozy, festive atmosphere of a neighborhood, and now you can bring a bit of that magic indoors! Make your own lovely twinkling branches room divider with this fantastic new video tutorial from Mark Montano!<p>This would be a perfect backdrop for a holiday …

How-To: Mini Pool Table in a Tin

Looking for an awesome DIY stocking stuffer idea? Check out this fun mini pool table in a tin tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.<p>Pretty neat, right?<p>Make one today! Click here to see how it’s done.

How-To: Folded Paper Bangle Bracelets

Looking for a fun, kid-friendly weekend craft? Make some pretty folded paper bangle bracelets with this step-by-step tutorial from Kate Picklebums!<p>We love our water colour paint sets. I mean, we <i>really</i> love them.I don’t think a week ever goes by when someone doesn’t get out the water colours for a …

DIY Origami Bows From Magazine Pages

Add an unique twist to your gifts this holiday season by making your own origami bow from upcycled magazine pages with this clever tutorial from How About Orange, which uses an origami pattern from Let’s create.<p>There are plenty of origami bow patterns out there that you can try, but using scrap …

Paper Punching Autumn Leaves

When the leaves turn from green into beautiful hues of orange, yellow, red and brown, we know it’s time to get crafty. While raking your yard or going for a walk in the park, collect the prettiest leaves and grab your paper punches. These leaf die cuts would look great in paper crafting or Modge …

How-To: Paper Tiger Lily

Make a gorgeous bouquet of paper tiger lilies to brighten up any space with this easy-to-follow tutorial with downloadable template from Lia Griffith!

DIY Twix Bars

Finally you can have Twix candy bars in quantities other than 2 with this tasty recipe from self-professed Twix enthusiast Jestei on FOOD52.<p>The Twix was my go-to candy bar, my movie companion, my lunchtime fascination, my trade-anything-for-it Halloween treat. When the mini-Twix came out, long …

How-To: Glitter Ice Cubes

Turn the humble ice cube into the life of the party with edible food glitter and this fun glitter ice cubes tutorial from Victoria at A Subtle Revelry!<p>Hello, fancy drinks.<p>Ready to add some sparkle to your sip? Click here to see how its done.

How-To: Toddler Boots

Keep little toes cozy in cooler temps with this easy-to-follow tutorial for making your own super-cute DIY toddler boots from Homespun Aesthetic!<p>Ready to whip up some custom kid shoes of your own? Click here to see the full how-to.

How-To: Paper Teacup Party Games

Having a tea party for the kids? Try out this cute and easy to make paper teacup craft from Red Ted Art. They also suggest several game variations for how you might play with your cups! To get the free printable template, you must sign up for their newsletter.<p>Ready to start crafting? Click here for …


How-To: Photograph Fireworks

Create gorgeous, enchanting images incorporating hard-to-capture bursts of light color with this neat guide to photographing fireworks from Mollie Makes!


How-To: Build a Modern Wooden Toboggan

Looking for an awesome weekend project? Get your family ready for a winter full of sledding fun! Create your own modern wooden toboggan using common household power tools with this fantastic woodworking project from Ben at HomeMade Modern.

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>Book Cover Blue Demo Version, by hine<p>Belle, by beruta<p>handmade embroidered ponytail holder, by modernbean<p>Chevron Cowl, by lisaclarke<p>Little_David_Bowie_Plush_Doll, by feltedfox

How-To: Geometric Paper Catch All

Need a place to stash little bits of this and that? How about this super sweet geometric paper pod to hold all your little treasures? This fabulous project includes a free printable from Zü.<p>Love this design? Zü has so many more wonderful DIY tutorials and patterns to share.

How-To: Pinecone Owls

Whooooo’s got crafty kids? Keep little hands occupied this holiday season with this fun and adorable tutorial and free printable pinecone owls template from Lia Griffith!<p>I just love those little felt faces! Predictably, the especially cranky-looking one is my favorite.

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …

Designers Create Their “Dream Room” in a Box at The V&A Museum of Childhood

As part of a doll house themed exhibition called <i>Small Stories: At Home in a Doll’s House</i> at the V&A Museum of Children in London, 19 designers were commissioned to create their “dream room” inside a 12 inch wooden box.<p>The resulting rooms were certainly charming, including scenes such as Katie …

How-To: Snowflake Suncatcher Garland

Make your own magical glittering strings of pretty salt dough flurries with this fun snowflake suncatcher garland tutorial from Meredith at Homegrown Friends!<p>Ready to see how they’re made? Click here to see how it’s done.<p>[Via Red Ted Art]

How-To: Sequined Holiday Ornament

If you’re a craft supply junkie like me, you’ve probably got a jar full of sequins that have been quietly waiting for the perfect project to come out and play.<p>This blingy ornament from Agus Yornet’s Blog is so simple, and is a great project to work on while catching up on your favorite tv …

Sifted: Gingerbread Baked Doughnuts, Rum Ball Ice Cream + More

<b>Hot Links We're Loving:</b><p>Just like pumpkin spice trickled its way into all of our baked goods and cloying coffee drinks at the start of October, …

The Perfect Peanut Butter Cut-Out Cookie

Happy November! I’ve really gotten into the swing of Christmas baking (albeit a smidgen early I know), and after about 7 batches of recipe …

No Bake Cheesecake With Oreo Crust

Introduction: No Bake Cheesecake With Oreo Crust<p>Cheesecake is a rich, smooth and creamy dessert.<p>It is no-bake version.<p>The base crust is made of oreo …

Candy Cane Fudge: A Holiday Dessert Worth Celebrating

Candy cane fudge is the dessert treat that will brighten anyone's holiday. Or any day, honestly. Once you try it, you'll agree that this recipe is …

Brownie Truffles Recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease well a 9×13'' inch pan.<p>Chop the butter and the unsweetened baking chocolate into chunks and place together in a …

PHILADELPHIA New York-Style Sour Cream Cheesecake Recipe

<b>by</b> admin<p>December 03, 2014<b>in</b> Feature - Recipe10 Comments 8214<p>Bring a cheese cake which is all beautiful, creamy, and lush to a party, and everybody …

Nutella Therapy Cookies

<i>These feel-good-chocolate-cookies are soft and chewy, studded with chocolate chips, stuffed to the brim with Nutella and sprinkled with sea salt.</i> …