General Crafts Department

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.

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Recent Videos and Tutorials

  • Chris' Summer Garden Tour

    Summer has begun. Let's take a tour around Chris' garden and see what it looks like.

  • DIY Halloween Treat Bag to Sew

    These Halloween goodie bags are great for trick-or-treating or party favors. Our Halloween treat bags are cute and pretty darn quick to sew.

  • DIY Raised Garden Bed Cover

    Covering a raised garden bed protects the vegetables, fruit and foliage of the garden from pesky animals. Learn how to make a raised garden bed cover.

  • DIY White Lace Pumpkin Decoration

    Create this no carve pumpkin decorating idea, a white lace pumpkin, with dollar store foam pumpkin, lace and a few other supplies.

  • Dollar Tree Halloween Wreath

    How to make a cute and cheap DIY Halloween / Fall wreath that only requires a handful of supplies from the dollar store.

  • How to Tie Up Tomato Plants

    Staking and tying up tomato plants is essential for good health and a productive crop. Learn more about tying up tomatoes.

  • Mini Felt Christmas Wreath Ornament

    Homemade felt Christmas decorations are cool and unique holiday decorations. Make this felt Christmas wreath with the kids to add to the tree.

  • Patriotic Farmhouse Rag Wreath

    See how easy it is to make a patriotic rag wreath with our quick and easy step-by-step tutorial and video!

Book and Magazine Recommendations

  • The Modern Homestead Garden

    Gary PilarchikGrowing Self-sufficiency in Any Size Backyard!
    With the guidance found in this book, you’ll move at your own pace, learn, share, and enjoy the journey as you slowly transform your home into an edible landscape.

  • 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.

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