crafts

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 18, 2015 - 12:45 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 3, 2015 - 2:45 pm

It’s Art Week At The Frisky!

Join us as we explore art all week!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 30, 2015 - 11:20 am

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.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

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…

Katrin Higher | June 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm

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…

Phylisa Wisdom | July 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 26, 2014 - 9:00 am

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 23, 2014 - 11:30 am

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

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 26, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 25, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 12, 2014 - 3:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 29, 2014 - 11:00 am

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 15, 2014 - 9:00 am

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…

The Frisky | November 27, 2013 - 5:00 pm

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Crocheted Sperm Are Cuddly, Soft And There’s No Mess To Clean Up

Your relationship with ejaculate doesn’t have to be as bad as Monica Lewinsky’s to appreciate a cuddly little sperm friend! These crocheted Spermies are sold by Etsy shop Wonka’s Willy…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2013 - 12:40 pm
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