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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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Tissue Paper Flower Garland

Cinco De Mayo DIY Craft: Tissue Flower Garland

This tissue paper garland tutorial was created for a Cinco de Mayo celebration, but I think it’s perfect for any party or holiday gathering.  Use whatever color tissue paper that goes with your theme, or with the holiday.  So pastels would be perfect for Easter and a red/white combination could be used for Christmas or … Read more
silk ribbon embroidery flowers

Silk Ribbon Embroidery Flowers

Take a basic picture and turn it into a piece of art using silk ribbon embroidery.  Unlike embroidery done with traditional thread, working with silk lets you create a variety of shapes and looks.  For instance, the ribbon lets you create hair and features that need the sense of movement.  It also adds depth and … Read more
Makeup Brush Organizer

How to Make a Makeup Brush Roll

Is there a makeup enthusiast in your life who would love a compact way to hold all of her makeup brushes?  Whether you make this brush roll for yourself, or as a gift for someone special, this DIY craft is perfect for keeping brushes organized. This project is super easy and only requires a few … Read more
DIY tissue flowers

How to Make Paper Flowers

Paper flowers can be used for so many things.  They are perfect to use when decorating, and they make great gifts, either as is or as part of the wrapping.  This DIY tutorial teaches you how to make tissue paper flowers that are perfect for Mother’s Day, or for decorating the table for a party … Read more

DIY Mosaic Painted Mason Jar Lanterns

A DIY lantern is perfect for outdoor fun and entertaining this summer.  Learn how to take a simple mason jar and paint it with a mosaic pattern to create a colorful lantern that will look beautiful against the glow of a candle. This tutorial shows you how to paint glass to get a mosaic design. … Read more
DIY Cell Phone Cases

DIY Cell Phone Cases

Buying a fancy case for your iPhone can get expensive.  See how easy it easy to make your own, personalized cell phone case for next to nothing. All you need is a clear case and a little imagination to make an iPhone case that is truly one of a kind.  And the best part is … Read more
Farmers Market Tote

Farmers Market Fabric Tote

This tote may be perfect for the farmer’s market, but it’s so pretty that I think it would be great to use every day.  I think that any mother would enjoy this tote and could think of a million uses for it.  Take it to the park, carry snacks to a soccer game, or use … Read more
Embroidery Hoop Art

How to Make Fabric Wall Art

Do you have some extra fabric that you don’t know what to do with it?  See how to frame it and turn it into a beautiful piece of art to hang on the wall. There are lots of ways that you can use fabric to create accent pieces for your home.  Cover a corkboard with … Read more
DIY Nightlight for Kids

DIY Nighlight for Kids

Kids will enjoy helping to make this DIY nightlight.  This paper mache craft is so much fun and the finished product will have them excited to turn out the lights. With just a few supplies needed, a handmade nightlight is fun and affordable.  The tutorial shows you how to make a star shaped nightlight, but … Read more
Mother Day Gift Idea

DIY Mothers Day Flower Pot

Flowers for mother’s day are a lovely gift, but you can make it extra special with a unique flower pot with a custom design.  And best of all, this DIY project lets you upcycle an old food tin. This photo tutorial shows you how to make this pretty Mother’s Day Gift and it even has … Read more
Glass Painting Stippling

Glass Painting With Stippling

There are so many ways to create beautiful glass pieces with painting.  One way is with sponging and stippling.  Similar to stenciling in the application of the paint, stippling uses different brushes and materials to apply the paint to the glass. I love the blend of colors that you can achieve by sponging and stippling. … Read more
No Sew Purse

No Sew Duct Tape Purse

This little purse is so cute and I can’t believe that it’s a no-sew project.  All you need are a few supplies and you’re ready to create a coin purse, cell phone holder, or larger clutch.  You can make it whatever size you want. All it takes to make this purse is a pretty piece … Read more