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10 Joyous Ways To Spring Into Warmer Weather

Hometalk | Posted 03.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Do you feel that sun? Warmer days are just around the bend (though it might be hard to believe), and boy, are we ready for them!

10 Art Therapy Techniques To Get You Through That Lingering Winter Gloom

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

This post goes out to all our readers who have just about had it with winter. Whether you've been in hibernation since pre-Winter Storm Juno, watched ...

More Soup, Please

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

It's going to take more than arts and crafts to fix funding education in America. But the constant barrage of fundraisers isn't fixing the problem either.

The Glory of Homemade Brown Paper Bag Masks on Halloween

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 12.28.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

How creative were you back in the day, with the big, brown paper bag from your grocer during Halloween?

These 12 Childhood Art Techniques Can Help Adults Relieve Stress

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts

Making art doesn't necessarily sound like a stress reliever. Finding inspiration, keeping concentration, finding your artistic voice -- these things d...

7 Crafts That Will Keep Your Kids Occupied Before School Starts

Posted 10.06.2014 | Parents

When you have kids, you accumulate old clothes and little scraps of this and that at an alarmingly rapid rate. T-shirts they've grown out of, ripped-u...

Stay at Home Mom Explains How She Makes a Living on Etsy

Michael Price | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Michael Price

Way back in the day, people used to make a living selling arts and crafts and useful objects they handcrafted. They'd create their products and then meet in the local town square or village market to sell them.

Artist Domesticates Masculinity, Quite Literally, With Crocheted Phalluses

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Have you ever seen such an adorable phallus in all your life? We sure haven't. The soft and fuzzily rendered member below is brought to you by Andrea ...

The Holy Forces Of Etsy Would Bow Down Before These Precious Vintage Enchanted Creatures

Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts

A self-trained textile artist who goes by the name of Mister Finch has crafted a miniature world of flora and fauna that looks as if it was ripped fro...

11 Ways To Say 'Thank You' After The Big Day

Posted 11.29.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Once the reception is over and you've settled into newly-married life, it's time to think back and reflect on your Bi...

Man Surprises Girlfriend With Beautiful Handmade Engagement Ring

Posted 11.18.2014 | Weddings

Rather than head down to the nearest Zales, one man decided to craft his fiancée's engagement ring by hand -- and the result is priceless. Reddit...

Dazzle Your Party Guests With This Photo Display

Maureen Anderson | Posted 12.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Maureen Anderson

I'd arranged them and rearranged them on the floor at home until I liked what I saw. I didn't want all the baby photos in one spot, or too many posed photos in a row. I was going for random -- a fireworks display of fun.

Yolanda Machado

Great Crafts For Hispanic Heritage Month | Yolanda Machado | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

September marks a lot of things. For many, it's heading back to school, back to work, back to schedules and life. September also marks the beginni...

LOOK: You'll Never Believe What This Dollhouse Is Built Inside Of

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

The advantages of having a mother who is a teacher, doctor or a chef are obvious -- homework help, in-house medical advice and, uh, food -- but having...

Haiti Gets A Big Boost From The Arts

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts

-- MAKING IT IN HAITI: Three years after a devastating earthquake, there's still not much economic traction in this impoverished Caribbean country, b...

Gifts For Your Pint-Sized Picasso

Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents

Some young artists just can't be contained -- drawing on walls, drumming on tables and singing their hearts out in the car every day. Help them har...

40 Under 40: The Future of Craft Debuts

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is celebrating 40 years of exhibitions at the institute's Renwick Gallery, a branch of the museum dedicated to cra...

21 Creative Uses For Old Books

SavySugar | Posted 06.05.2012 | Women

If you're a diehard bookworm, then you probably loathe throwing away old books. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around th...

Get This Vintage-Inspired Wall Art

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Unlock the secret to creating vintage-inspired wall art with this Craft Of The Day. There's something intriguing about a set of old keys. Framed and p...

Green Easter and Passover Festivities and Gifts

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.09.2012 | Green
Carolyn Scott

Check out some fun and simple tips on how to green your Easter and Eco your Passover!

Participants at Arts & Crafts Fairs Find Theft All Too Prevalent

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.18.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Thefts are an occasional, sometimes regular, nuisance for artists and craftspeople who sell their work at fairs and festivals, despite the sincere efforts of the event sponsors and the artists themselves to stop them.

12 Dumb Thanksgiving Hand Turkeys

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 01.22.2012 | Weird News

Remember when you made hand turkeys in elementary school? Or rehab? Good times. There's just not enough arts and crafts in our modern world, which...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Curator's Top Picks From The Cranbrook Art Museum (PHOTOS) | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.28.2012 | Detroit

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH. -- On Nov. 11, the Cranbrook Art Museum opened its doors to the public after two years of renovations. Every piece in Cranb...

Awesome Craft To Do With Your Kids (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

It's a rainy Saturday. You're home with the kids, flipping through the TV, wondering what activity could be fun and get everyone off the couch. Can...

Crafty Bastards Crowds Defy Rain To Indulge In Arts And Crafts Bonanza (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

The weather was dreary at Saturday's Crafty Bastards! arts and crafts fair in Adams Morgan, but bundled-up customers still took the time to peruse ite...