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Valentine Craft: Love Is in the Air

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

Looking for a really cool Valentine's Day craft for your friends and family? Or are you still searching for a gift to give to your sweetie pie? Well, look no further.

Holiday Craft: Decorating with Repurposed Jars

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

As I was cleaning my fridge one wintry day, I discovered a mass of spoiled olives, jellies, and other suspicious matter in jars. After emptying and cleaning the jars up, and because I like to recycle in creative ways, I made them into holiday jars filled with pine-scented soy candles with matching miniature tree lids.

From This To That: Crafty Thanksgiving Favors

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

Before popping those empty food tins into the recycling bin this Thanksgiving, why not use them to create beautiful holiday gifts for your guests?

So This Is Where Pinterest Dreams Go To Die

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.24.2014 | HuffPost Home

Crafting has never been the same since Pinterest came along. On one hand, it's brought out a creative side that some of us never even knew we had. For...

Crafting For Losers

Erica Ford | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

As a kid, I knit my Dad a 16-foot long scarf and then wondered why he never wore it. A ceramic tree I painted looked like a melted bong. When I became a mother, I couldn't wait to craft with my own girls. I thought, I'll be good at crafting now!

5 Things Parents Are Not Obligated To Enjoy

Sara Goldstein | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Sara Goldstein

I'm not about to bring another free loader with bodily fluids into my house. I've occasionally considered a goldfish and deemed them too much hassle less than 24 hours later. We are gloriously pet-free and I refuse to feel bad about that.

Summer Craft: Mint Tin Treasure Boxes

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer Here's a super-easy and super-fun project for the whole family! Transform empty mint tins into stylish ...

The Ultimate Handcrafted Item in America -- the Child

Vicki Cobb | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

In order to produce original thinkers, creators, innovators and inventors, as well as thoughtful citizens, it is in our national interest to handcraft each child.

How To Make Homemade Play Dough... In 47 Easy Steps

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

44. Listen to her say, "I don't want to PLAY with the play dough. I just wanted to MAKE the play dough."

Jo-Ann Fabrics: A Forsaken Place

Brandy Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Brandy Ferner

I quickly chose my fabrics, knowing full well that I had little time to meander as life with a newborn baby has me on the tight milk leash. I headed to the fabric table, which I will subsequently refer to as the 'hellmouth.'

The Most Generous City In America Is...

Posted 11.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

There are many ways to define generosity, but according to the DIY mavens at Craftsy, there's one true indicator of a person's propensity to give -- t...

Phone Book Pumpkins

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, designer Mark Kintzel Every year, I receive at least two or three phone books. Seriously, who uses those anymore? They magically ...

Why Pinterest Will Not Be the Next Facebook

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

No one loved Pinterest more than me. However, like any doomed relationship, Pinterest had a few deal-breakers I just couldn't shake. People often ask me -- will Pinterest be the next Facebook? A Twitter for women? Sadly, I think not. Here's why.

Why Tim Gunn Hates The Word 'Crafty'

Posted 09.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Tim Gunn is by far one of our favorite television personalities, and after reading his latest interview with Etsy, we can't help but love him even mor...

Crafting an Infographic Narrative | Posted 08.12.2013 | Technology

The best infographics are created when a story comes first. In a completed piece, every data point, piece of copy, and design element should support the story. This does not mean, however, that the story an individual or organization wants to tell will intuitively translate to the infographic medium.

WATCH: The Queen Of Etsy Doesn't F*ck Around

Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy

Most people probably think of Etsy as a place to find a "Parks & Rec" needlepoints or a bicycle charm for their antique bracelet, but apparently there...

6 Ways Crafting Can Help You Destress

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.30.2012 | HuffPost Home

Grab your glue guns!

Replaced By A Younger Woman?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.07.2012 | HuffPost Home

Say it ain’t so!

PHOTOS: 3 Adorable Book-Themed Crafts

Sarah Goldschadt | Posted 12.02.2012 | Books
Sarah Goldschadt

As a crafter who also happens to love books, I'm so excited for the release of my first book Craft-a-Day. I grew up in Denmark and love very simple projects that are easy to make at home.


Posted 08.16.2012 | Comedy

The concept of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl isn't new by any means, but with sites like Etsy and Pinterest getting more popular by the minute, America i...

Sandwich Crafting: A Creative Guide

Will Levitt | Posted 09.23.2012 | Taste
Will Levitt

Some of you may have heard of the gourmet sandwich shop chain 'Wichcraft. It's a pretty appropriate name for a sandwich shop, not only because its so clever of a name, but because sandwiches really are crafted.

Mexico-Based Blogger Finds Inspiration In Nature

The Huffington Post | Erica Cheung | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Geninne D. Zlatkis is an artist and mom who lives in Mexico and sells her crafts on Etsy. She describes herself as "passionately curious" and has a bo...

Crafting Your Valentine's Day Into the Day You Want

Candy Spelling | Posted 04.14.2012 | Celebrity
Candy Spelling

Valentine's Day is actually a wonderful opportunity for creativity. If you're a single girl, what could be more fun than getting a group of girlfriends together for a glass of chardonnay and jewelry making?

Most Useful Doormat Ever

Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy

When you read "most useful doormat ever", you probably think this thing has some sort of super cleaning powers -- some scrubbing brushes or jet techno...

The Web Is a Room With a View

Pamela Poole | Posted 12.31.2011 | Fifty
Pamela Poole

When you choose to wear the red flannel shirt instead of the blue sweater, you're expressing yourself. Your mood. Your personality. Your values even. ...