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4 Perfect Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That You Still Have Time To Pull Off

There is absolutely no chance that your mom will not love everything on this list, and you still have more than enough time to pull all of them off. Get your shit together, you little procrastinator. More »


The Crafter’s Box Is The Cool Club For People Who Like Making Shit With Their Own Two Hands

Christmas is next week and whether you still have a long list of people to shop for or your mom is blowing up your phone with texts demanding to know what the hell she should get you for this blessed holiday, have I got the gift for you — a subscription to the Crafter’s Box, an… More »


25 Women Artists & Crafters Killing It On Instagram

While Twitter and Facebook have their place, Etsy is great for making sales, and Pinterest is fun for inspiration, the social platform where many artists, makers, crafters and artisans feel most at home is on Instagram. Over the last few years, a community of mostly female creators has exploded on the app, including both professional makers and on-the-side hobbyists, many of… More »


It’s Art Week At The Frisky!

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Craft Time! Save Money By Turning Some Dude’s Underwear Into A Shirt, Suggests Russian TV Show

You will need a pair of scissors and at least three doctors. More »


Man Spends Six Years Crocheting Super Mario Bros Map

If only all of the gamer gate misogynists would instead fuel their rage into crocheting like this dude, we could live in a more peaceful world.

Not unlike the world of Super Mario Bros 3 which Norwegian computer programmer and skydiving champion Kjetil Nordin decided to crochet a map of in his spare… More »


Obsessed: Handmade Galaxy Mugs Inspired By The Hubble Space Telescope

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14 Valentine’s Day Crafts For Grown-Ups


Fed Up Artist Turns Catcalls Into Needlepoints

It continues to blow my mind that men remain dismissive of women’s complaints about street harassment, insistent that they’re “only” giving compliments and flirting, as if it’s completely irrelevant how such “compliments” actually make women feel. Brooklyn-based artist Elana Adler — like many, many, many, many women – was also sick of being catcalled and decided… More »


8 Craft Stores To Shop At Instead Of Hobby Lobby

I learned about sweatshops towards the end of junior high and I remember being deeply troubled. A burgeoning activist, I decided to boycott all clothing stores that sold products made in sweatshops. A quick AOL internet search (#old) revealed that my boycott would actually be incredibly difficult — if not impossible — given that I… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 8 DIY Projects For Grown-Up Flower Girls

I am an unapologetic flower freak. I spend an exorbitant amount of money on bouquets year-round, post pictures of them on Instagram with captions like, “Spring blooms <3" (I know I'm the worst), and would decorate my house in a floor-to-ceiling floral motif in a hot minute if my boyfriend would let me. For now,… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Crafts For Winos

It’s a familiar occurrence in the life of any eco-conscious wine enthusiast: while putting out your glass recycling, you look down at the 10 bags overflowing with wine bottles and think, “Dear God, my neighbors are going to think I’m a fall-down drunk.” The solution to this embarrassing problem? Don’t stop drinking or recycling. Just… More »


Cat Lady Craft Night Is My Actual Dream Come True

The heavens have opened and gifted us cat fanatics with a whole Saturday night dedicated to kitty-centered DIY projects. Cat Lady Craft Night is going down at the Brooklyn Craft Company in New York City this weekend and I will totally be there, presumably decked out in my favorite cat tights. This night of self-described “catlady… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Eye-Catching DIY Mirrors

There are about a million interior designer-approved reasons to add a fun mirror to your home decor — it makes your space look bigger, catches light, reflects cool paint colors, and allows you to check your lipstick while lounging sultrily on the couch (as you do). All of these benefits get even better when you… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Lovely Ways To Use A Bit Of Lace

Want to reinvent a pair of jeans, spruce up a boring old sweatshirt, or turn a tank top into a feminine t-shirt? Want to create your own one-of-a-kind bracelet or eye-catching necklace? Want to find a creative new way to organize your jewelry, or add a flirty detail to a basic scarf? To paraphrase The… More »


Last-Minute Love: 5 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts They’ll Actually Want

Valentine’s Day is the day after tomorrow. You have yet to buy your significant other a gift. You’re kinda broke. You’re starting to think that carving a corny pun into a mushy banana is not such a bad idea after all. Stop right there! Here are five DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are cheap, easy to… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 8 Awesome DIY Vases

Who wants to spend $300 on a fancy vase when it’s bound to get knocked over during a dance party or minor earthquake? Just grab a basic vase (or any glass or ceramic container, really) from a thrift shop and use one of these fun, simple DIY ideas to make it your own. Your next… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 12 DIY Glitter Projects To Add Some Sparkle To Your Life

The attitude I have about glitter is the same attitude the dad in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” has about Windex: it fixes everything. Bored with your hair accessories? Put some glitter on them! Just found some ugly scuffs on your shoes? Cover them with glitter! Uninspired by your home decor? Whip out the glue… More »


8 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts On Pinterest, Ranked In Order From Least To Most Ridiculous

Thanksgiving turkey crafts: they’re not just for small children anymore!  Thanks to Pinterest, now anyone with orange construction paper and a couple of google-y eyes can make a DIY turkey craft for their holiday hearth.  Some are the work of skilled artisans.  Others suggest that turkey crafts are best left to kindergarteners. Here are eight… More »


Thanks, I Made It Myself: 10 Sweet Sweater Projects

Wondering how to spruce up last season’s sweaters? It’s super easy to breathe new life into basic cardigans and pullovers by adding sequins, studs, bows, and floral accents. Want to repurpose that cashmere v-neck you accidentally threw in the dryer? (I totally did that last night, by the way. Heartbreaking.) With a little crafting savvy, you can… More »


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