For American manufacturing to resurge in this competitive global market, handcrafted niche products are an essential pillar that needs to be developed. With cheaper foreign alternatives this will be no easy task, but it is not impossible.
As a DIY blogger, perpetual crafter, and recent newlywed, I've devised my top six tips for personalizing your wedding... one DIY project at a time.
Vineyard owner and winemaker James Frey is perfecting the art of blending wine.
Needles were useless in my hands back then, but now, they are a connection to my mother that will never unravel.
If breakfast in bed is not your ideal gift, here are two unique DIY projects that will wow the special women in your life.
Want to turn a few unused items into an elegant, masterfully designed DIY project? All you need are a few pieces of dinnerware and a pair of candlesticks!
Welcome to the Maker Movement, an evolution of millions of people who are taking big risks to start their own small businesses dedicated to creating and selling self-made products.
You probably don't think of your table fan as a goldmine of design pizzazz, but that doesn't mean there isn't potential for greatness! In just a few minutes, you can unlock the fashionable side of this functional item.
If your kid tends to get attached to his or her toys, there's probably a box full of old action figures or plastic dolls lying around somewhere. Put those toys to use without tossing them. Make a lamp! In about an hour, you can give your kid's favorite toys a new life while getting organized.
I love doing craft projects with my children that we can also enjoy when we celebrate upcoming holidays and the coming of spring is no exception. Spring provides so many fun and different ways to get creative without using too much time and precious energy.
I love looking at all the pictures on Pinterest. But everything gets so cute and tiny and colorful and special and unique and personal....after a couple of hours, none of it looks very special at all.
This holiday, go beyond the typical pastels.
From her modest but cozy home in the mountains of North Carolina, Ashley English is providing a model of party-giving and camaraderie for a generation more concerned about authenticity and human connection than about making a big splash.
For those who follow this sort of thing, street artist Olek has monopolized the category for pink and purple camouflage crochet sculpture on the stree...
Valentine's Day has come and gone, and we're guessing you have some flowers. While the memories may last forever, that bouquet of roses you have in a vase, sadly, will not. Once those petals begin to wilt, it's time to ditch the vase and get creative.
Suddenly the terrycloth bathrobe I bought, though it was lovingly gift-wrapped by Amazon.com and shipped directly to you, doesn't measure up. Over the years, however, I have discovered a few projects that even craft-challenged people like me can execute.