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Welcome to Arts to Crafts where we celebrate all things fun and creative. While I have a love for fiber arts, including knitting, crochet, embroidery, weaving, and macrame. I love all crafts and share various crafts for kids, knitting patterns, handmade gifts to make, and how to upcycle. What I love about arts and crafts is that they soothe the soul. From the design process to getting your hands dirty, arts and crafts are a great way to reduce stress, save money, and have fun. So celebrate your creative side and enjoy finding your next project on ArtsToCrafts.

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Bat Candle for Halloween

Halloween Mason Jar Candles

Candles are a fun way to decorate the inside and outside of your house for Halloween.  You can make your own Halloween decorations using glass jars and a little creativity.  Add a spooky ghost, or witch on a broomstick to the mason jar to create a Halloween mason jar candle that will add just the … Read more

Ghost Milk Jug Craft for Kids

Light up your walkway this Halloween with cute Halloween luminaries made with milk jugs.  This is a fun Halloween craft for kids.  With recycled milk jugs and a little creativity, these outdoor decorations are a fun and inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holiday. How to Make a Milk Jug Ghost Luminary Supplies … Read more
Halloween Cross Stitch Pattern

Halloween Cross Stitch Pattern

It won’t be long before little trick or treaters will be ringing my doorbell. To help get in the spirit and give my house a festive Halloween decor, I think I’ll start working on this adorable Hoot Owl Cross Stitch Pattern. I like this pattern because it has all of the typical fall colors, so … Read more
Fall Craft for Kids

Fall Craft Idea for Kids

With school starting next week for my kids and the temperature turning cooler, my mind automatically goes to fun, fall craft ideas for the kids.  This tissue paper tree is an easy and fun project that is perfect for boys and girls of all ages. How to Make a Tissue Paper Tree This tissue paper … Read more
DIY Beach Decoration

DIY Beach Decoration or Ornament

Living in Boston, the water and beach are a huge part of my life.  I guess that’s why I enjoy any craft or DIY project that has a beach theme to it.  Whether it’s using pieces of sea glass that we find on a walk, or making sand art, I love beach-inspired projects. This DIY … Read more
Embroidery Book

Beautiful Embroidery Book

I have always enjoyed doing embroidery work and my most recent project is a pretty needlepoint piece that has been tucked away for a while.  I plan on working on a silk embroidery project next. In my search for embroidery projects, I came across this beautiful new eBook from Needle N Thread.  Let me stress … Read more
Glue Gun Earrings

Easy Glue Gun Earrings

One of the things that I love about arts and crafts is that there is no limit to the products that can be used to make beautiful crafts.  Some of the most beautiful things cost next to nothing and are super easy to make.  These glue gun earrings are the perfect example. Four Front Doors … Read more

Crochet Tea Cosy Pattern

I saw this colorful tea cosy and knew that I had to share it. I love the crocheted peonies that were added to the top. To me, this is what really sets this design apart. Sure, there are lots of pretty patterns out there for teapot warmers, but I think that this one from MeMe … Read more
Sun Dyed Fabric

Make Your Own Sun Dyed Fabric

I love it when you can take advantage of natural resources to make art.  One of the best resources of course is the sun.  Melted crayon art is great fun for the kids, but what about a more grown-up project that you can use for a DIY project for the home? Sun Dyed Fabric This … Read more
Multi Color Crayons

How to Make New Crayons From Old Crayon Pieces

My kids love to color, so we have tons of crayons around the house.  That means that we also have tons of crayon pieces around the house too, since we always end-up with a bunch that break.  My daughter always wants me to glue them back together, but I have yet to come-up with a … Read more
Knit Cabled Shrug

Knit Shrug Ideas for a Summer Night

The warm weather may be here, but that doesn’t mean that you have to put your knitting needles away.  I know that a lot of people tend to knit more in the cooler months, but summertime is a great time to keep knitting.  And if you’re like me and always looking for a little cover-up … Read more
How to Make a Crystal Necklace

DIY Crystal Necklace Straight From the Runway

Fashion magazines and runway shows are a great way to get ideas for creating jewelry.  You get to see the latest trends and colors and then use those images as the foundation for making a design that is all your own. Like this beautiful purple crystal necklace from Because I’m Addicted.  She pulled her inspiration … Read more