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Make Shaving Soaps for Him

As part of my quest to give handmade gifts, I happened upon the perfect idea for my husband: shaving soaps! We’ve also been trying to cut out as many commercial cosmetics as possible, and he actually prefers to use an… Continue Reading →

To the Market: Survivor-Made Goods

Last month I was invited to attend a blogger summit for the One Campaign and their work with girls and women. We gathered in Washington DC to learn more about what is happening in other countries, especially the African continent, concerning… Continue Reading →

CraftFail Book Review

Oh, how I love this new crafty book, CraftFail: When Handmade Goes Horribly Wrong! It’s written by my good friend and fellow blogger Heather Mann of Dollar Store Crafts and it’s just what you need for your coffee table. Even my… Continue Reading →

Handprint Pumpkin Keepsake

My little October baby is closing in on his first birthday. I have no idea how that is possible, but it makes me want to capture all the memories I can of his little 11-month-old self. So, here is Henry’s… Continue Reading →

Give Teacher a High-Five for a Great Year!

Let’s start the year off great by giving your child’s teacher a “high-five”! This is a fun craft to make together by stamping your child’s hand on paper, creating a “high-five” card for a great year! Stamp your child’s painted hand… Continue Reading →

Wise Craft Handmade Book

If there’s one blog I can remember reading as probably one of the first I ever laid eyes on years ago, it’s Wise Craft. Blair Stocker is the author of this amazingly authentic and creative blog, always creating art and… Continue Reading →

Holly Jolly Christmas Cards

My girls and I love adding homemade touches to gifts, especially at Christmas time. We made some sweet and simple holly cards, which are perfect for mailing to grandparents, hand-delivering to teachers, or using as gift tags. Need a lot… Continue Reading →

Craft Shop Hop: Ugly Baby and La Ru

I’m so excited to be sharing a new feature on Make and Takes, all about crafty shops. I love to buy handmade and want to support the craft community, so I’ll be showcasing super cool shops you need to hop… Continue Reading →

Join the Holiday Bake, Craft, and Sew Along

With the holidays near, I’m sure you’re looking for all kinds of things to bake, craft and sew! Well, my good friends Kelly of According to Kelly, Rachel of Southern Fairytale, and Cindy of Skip to My Lou are at… Continue Reading →

No-Sew Felt Crown for a Princess

This felt crown is just too darling! Found over at the M&T Spotlight, you can find the full tutorial over at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom. It’s perfectly pink and fit for a princess and I’ve got two of… Continue Reading →

Handmade Journal From a Card for Mother’s Day

I love handmade journals. There’s something about them that calls out… “I’m handmade, write in me”! So to make things super simple, I’ve turned one of my hand-stitched greeting cards into a journal. Now it’s double the handmade! And it… Continue Reading →

Holiday Craft Along – Handmade Felt Envelopes

A few weeks back I participated in a fun round up of handmade craft projects for the holidays. The lovely hosts Kelly of According to Kelly, Cindy of Skip to My Lou, and Rachel of A Southern Fairytale put together… Continue Reading →

Featured Spotlight: Remembering 9/11

I’ve spotted this over at the M&T Spotlight, a great way to honor and remember those lost on 9/11. This creative mural comes from Pamela of French Knots. Thanks for sharing your creative project on this 10 year anniversary.

Handprint Christmas Tree Apron

If you’re looking for a fun handmade gift to give to mom, dad, or the grandparents, then this handprint Christmas tree apron is the perfect present. Our whole family got involved in creating this one of a kind tree! Supplies… Continue Reading →

Support Small Businesses this Saturday

This post is brought to you by American Express, presenting Small Business Saturday, a way to honor local merchants. Join the celebration by clicking the “Like” button and visiting the Facebook page to learn more about the program and to… Continue Reading →

Are You Having a Handmade Holiday?

With so many fun things to make for the holidays, I’m posting some great ideas for giving a Handmade Holiday. Today’s Mama has done some research and found that many of you are cutting back the spending. If so, then… Continue Reading →

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