But beyond the best laid plans of squirrels and humans is the primary goal of bringing creative, interactive, handcrafted entertainment to 21st-century viewers who are increasingly being fed a steady diet of desensitized programming.
True or false: The multi-million dollar knitting industry is the domain of grandmas and craft circles with names like Stitch 'n' Bitch. Right? Boy, are you wrong. Macho men -- not women -- dominate the history of the craft.
When Simone Heng moved to Dubai, she knew it would be a vibrant city, full of luxurious hotels and retailers. What she didn't realize was that as an avid DIY project enthusiast, she would inspire and connect a new generation of young makers.
Candyce Scott is a 60+ former crack cocaine addict who never thought she would one day be an artist. As part of her rehab, she chose to get involved w...
This is a craft story for people like me because it involves only two things: ripping and pasting. And, the beautiful thing is that in the end -- no matter how much you think you might have screwed it up -- it's going to look good.
When Bryon Martin's daughter, Zabelle, asked to have a Star Wars themed party for her 5th birthday, Martin stumbled into an unexpected art form: the light saber pool noodle.
I am a new knitter, but an experienced novelist. It's only lately that I've begun to realize what my two favorite activities have in common. PASSION:...
If you skipped spring cleaning and are now looking at some much needed summer cleaning, these whimsical DIY animal jar tops may get you excited to organize!
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.