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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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Crochet Gnome

Crochet Gnome To Make for Christmas

This adorable crochet gnome is perfect for Christmas. With the neutral colors, he can also be on display all year. You could make varying sizes and create an entire gnome family to adorn your mantel this holiday. Use different colors to experiment with different looks and play around with accessories if you’d like. Or, stick … Read more
Craft Gifts

Best Craft Gifts for Any Age

There are so many great choices for craft gifts. What I love about craft supplies is they are perfect for any age and any ability. It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to find the perfect gift for a crafting pro, or a beginner, there are a lot of gift ideas for craft lovers. Craft Gifts … Read more
DIY Gift Idea

DIY Gift Idea For Kids

Here’s a fun DIY gift idea for kids, either to give to kids or for them to make. A vintage craft that you don’t see much these days, surprise balls are a fun craft for kids and adults alike. I like these because they can be used for all sorts of events. They are an … Read more
Thanksgiving Place Cards

Thanksgiving Place Cards

A pretty place setting or place card is a fun and creative way to turn any meal into a special occasion. See some Thanksgiving place cards to…
Halloween Makeup Ideas

Halloween Makeup Ideas

Here are a few fun makeup ideas for Halloween.  These were created using LimeLight by Alcone’s Perfect Eyeliner.  Use a little eyeshadow for color and you can create some great looks for your next Halloween party.  You’ll love the look and feel of using makeup instead of face paint which can be uncomfortable and it … Read more
Shaving Cream Painting

How to Paint With Shaving Cream

Make cool greeting cards or note cards by painting with shaving cream.  You can create some fun designs with just a little shaving cream and paint. How to Paint With Shaving Cream: Squirt shaving cream onto a pan, table, tray or workspace Add drops of food coloring, paint or ink Use a toothpick, skewer or … Read more
Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Kids

Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for Kids

Celebrate Thanksgiving with crafts for kids that let them give thanks while being creative. I love the “Thankful Turkey” where kids can write down what they are grateful for. Here’s a look at some more Thanksgiving crafts to try with the kids. With so many great ideas, there’s sure to be one or two that … Read more
Halloween Pipe Cleaner Crafts

Pipe Cleaner Crafts for Halloween

These cute critters are a fun and easy craft for Halloween. Perfect to make with the kids and to personalize just the way you want. From cute to scary, you can create any look you want for Halloween. Image source: Wendy Piersall on Flickr CC 2.0
How to Make a Celtic Heart Knot

How to Make a Celtic Heart Necklace

A Celtic heart necklace is the perfect gift to make for Valentine’s Day.  While many people use paracord to make the necklace, this technique can also be used with other materials.  For example, try it with a knitted i-cord or finger knitted strand.  There are all sorts of variations that you can make, just play … Read more
Hair Clips and Ties

DIY Hair Clip and Bow Ideas

These no-sew buttons can be turned into hair clips or ponytail holders. Free instructions to make these cute and easy hair accessories. Learn how to make this cute hair tie bow. Free pattern and instructions. Free pattern to crochet this Hello Kitty style hair bow. These crocheted flower daisies are perfect for turning into cute … Read more
Paper Purse Party Favors Tutorial

Paper Purse Party Favors to Make With Kids

These little paper purses are so cute and are perfect for kids to make. They can be used as party favors for a birthday party, or for kids to take into school for Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion. Kids will have lots of fun embellishing these purses and giving it a style all … Read more
Silk Ribbon Embroidery Iris Flower

How to Make a Silk Ribbon Embroidery Iris

Here’s a look at how to make 3 different types of iris flowers using silk ribbon embroidery. I love silk ribbon embroidery because it adds such depth and texture to whatever you choose to create. Unlike cross-stitch and needlepoint where the stitches are very flat, using silk ribbon lets you play around with the designs … Read more
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