craft

Art Week Quotable: LJ Roberts On Craft And Queerness

“Craft is all over the place  it represents everything from exquisite artisan objects to kitschy homemade trinkets, to the hip and cute items produced in today’s trendy DIY culture….” More »


Amazon Launches New Etsy Rival, Handmade

Let the crafting wars begin! More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 21 Chalkboard Paint Crafts To Art Up Your Home

Chalkboard paint solves a lot of different problems at once: It’s a cheap and easy way to decorate, it allows you to re-decorate with the swipe of a cloth, and it can any object or space more practical or more useful. Check out these chalkboard paint tutorials for inpiration and instructions on how to make… More »


A DIT (Do-It-Together) Project For You & Your Mom

DIY craftstress Kristen Turner loves making and wearing her own home-crafted jewelry and clothes. But Kristen’s mom doesn’t get the whole DIY thing. “She likes to look at my site and put in orders, like she’s shopping or something,” says Kristen. Can Kristen get her mom to see the crafty light? We shall see, we… More »


Do Not Want: A Necklace With Gum Appeal

Etsy is a great place for allowing artistes to express their creativity. It’s also a place where weirdness goes to die. Take, for instance, this bizarro felt and fake leather necklace from Etsy seller the Triangle of Bears, which is made to resemble a mouth full of teeth and gums. Sure, you’d want to wear… More »


Craft Time: Wrapped Up In Words

Words are awesome. Scarves are awesome. Together they become a beautiful accessory that warms the neck and stimulates the mind. Ready to get crafty? All you need to make your own is a simple scarf, fabric pens, and a favorite quote, lyric, or poem (excellent penmanship also comes in handy). Love this as a gift… More »


Craft Time: DIY Necklaces That Don’t Look DIYed

Candy necklaces are OK, I guess, but if you’re looking for a more sophisticated jewelry project, look no further. We’ve rounded up 6 DIY necklaces that look so good your friends won’t believe you made them. Click through to check ‘em out… … More »


Craft Time: DIY Picture Frames

If you’re like me, your last attempt at a Do-It-Yourself picture frame involved macaroni and Elmer’s glue during the Reagan years. I think it’s time we gave it another go, don’t you? And luckily for us there’s this new thing called the internet to help us find inspiration. Check out these creative ideas that utilize… More »


Harry Potter Craft Time! Cross-Stitch Daniel Radcliffe’s Face

Craft project for the truly “Harry Potter” obsessed: cross-stitch a pattern of Daniel Radcliffe’s face! CrossStitcher magazine drew up the creepy pattern, presumably for all those randy crafters who figure stitching Harry’s face on a pillow is the only way they’ll get him in bed. [Guardian] … More »


10 Cool Things To Do On Christmas

If you’re a Heeb like me, Christmas can be one long, boring day off. None of your friends are around to hang out, you probs have nothing to do besides watch TV reruns of Christmas specials — snooze-a-palooza! Well, just because the mall and every restaurant is closed — besides the Chinese joint — doesn’t… More »