General Crafts Department

General Crafts Department Logo This general crafts department offers useful information for a wide variety of crafting projects that don’t fall under one of our other categories.

So, if you’re interested in crafts such as candlemaking, basketry, weaving, latch hook rugs, bead crafts, macramé, clay crafts, paper crafts, glass crafts, and flower crafts this is the place for you!

We offer project ideas, in addition to tips and hints, for different crafts on a weekly basis.

In addition, you can buy supplies for your projects through our online shopping store.


Recent Videos and Tutorials

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    Bird Seed Ornament

    Bird seed ornaments are fun and SO EASY to make. The feathery friends in your yard will love them! Watch the video to learn how to make bird seed ornaments.

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    Christmas Lantern

    Brighten up your home with this DIY Christmas lantern.

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    Decoupaged Frame

    This video and photo tutorial will teach you how to decoupage an inexpensive frame into a pretty frame using scrapbook paper.
    This same technique can be used to decoupage a frame for Easter, Christmas, graduation, birthdays or any special occasion.

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    Easter Decoupage Frame

    This video and photo tutorial will show you how to decorate a frame using decoupage and scrapbook paper with an Easter theme, but any theme can be used.

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    Rustic Holiday Decoration

    Take a walk in the woods and gather supplies. Then make this rustic holiday decoration.

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    Sock Wine Bottle Cover

    Do you need a quick, easy idea for gift wrapping a bottle of wine? Stop by the dollar store and purchase knee-high socks and make a sock wine bottle cover.

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    Tabletop Christmas Tree

    It’s time to decorate for Christmas. If you do not have space for a large tree and artificial table top Christmas tree can add a festive touch to a home.
    Learn how to make one with this DIY tutorial.

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    Valentine' Day Heart Mobile

    Time for DIY Valentine's Day crafts. Learn how to make a heart mobile for Valentine's Day. This mobile will look so festive in a home.
    Kids and grandkids will love helping to make it.

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Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • 2019 Planner Weekly And Monthly

    2019 Planner Weekly And Monthly

    Pretty Simple Planners This beautiful planner is printed on high quality interior stock with a gorgeous Gingham cover. Each monthly spread (January 2019 through December 2019) contains an overview of the month, a notes section, inspirational quotes, and fun holidays such as National Donut Day! The cute weekly spreads include space to write your daily schedule as well as a to-do list. This calendar is a great planner for crafters, sewers, quilters, etc.

  • Introduction to Rug Hooking

    Introduction to Rug Hooking

    Kris MillerA Beginner's Guide to Tools, Techniques, and Materials. Step-by-step instructions on how to hook a rug. Step-by-step instructions on how to hook a rug.

  • Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)

    Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)

    This magazine offers room design and home furnishing ideas and easy-to-make craft projects to assist the reader in decorating and beautifying the home.

Free Items of the Week

  • Duct Tape Coin Purse

    Duct Tape Coin Purse

    Learn how to make a super simple duct tape coin purse (pouch) in about an hour.

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