Jennifer Perkins

Something for Every Crafter on Your Holiday Shopping List

Santa baby, slip some crafts under the tree - for me. Catchy right?  Who wouldn’t want new craft supplies under the tree?  Keep your perfumes, jewelry and bubble baths (I’ll still take those pajama pants) and replace them with paint brushes, washi tape and expensive craft toys I'll never fully figure out how to use and toss into the garage out of frustration before New Years. If you have some people like me on your list, read on, 'cause I have a few gift ideas. ...more
Online classes for the win! I'd rather not have a pile of physical gifts when I'm trying SO hard ...more

Quick & Easy Halloween Craft: Creepy Clay Planters

Plants make a house a home, even at Halloween.  The pots that your plants currently reside in are probably not all that spooky, though, right?...more

Hot Day, Cool DIY Craft: How to Make an Upcycled T-shirt Yarn Plant Hanger

Old t-shirts: Everyone has some. Around my house a lot of said old T-shirts are tie-dyed. Not a Grateful Dead fan in sight, yet we have a lot of tie-dye. ...more
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How to Do a Coil-Wrapped Sticker Resist Vase Makeover

I love the look of coil-wrapped baskets. I have painted them, dyed them, and wrapped them in yarn. Now I can add sticker resist to the list. ...more

Make This Chic Painted Popsicle Stick Basket

Popsicle stick crafts have come a long way, baby. What we once thought of strictly as a camp craft for kids has been elevated to an all-new level by savvy crafters. You can do pretty much anything with popsicle sticks, it turns out—like this cool tramp art-inspired basket I whipped up. ...more
Beautiful art! I love what you've done with this!more

Seven DIY Books for Summer

I feel crafty in the summer. The sun is shining, and I just want to paint something (or stitch something or glue something or … ). So, I like to keep an arsenal of inspiring DIY books close at hand. ...more

How to Make Easy Stitched Desk Caddies for Teacher, Mom, Dad or Grad

Mother's Day and Father’s Day are on the horizon, and let us not forget an end-of-the-year teacher appreciation gift might soon be needed for the junior set. ...more
This is timely for this week as many schools in our area celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. ...more

Cute Mini Papel Picado Banner Craft for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a big deal in Texas. So big that I decided to decorate a tree for it. ...more
I did and I hope you will take a look at my "How To" video! ...more

Make Your Someone Special a Finger Knit Flower Bouquet

Mother's Day, Administrative Assistant's Day, so many days coming up that call for flowers. You could hit the florist, or you could hit the craft store and make a bouquet that will last until next year. ...more
Oh! We're going to give this a try! So charming -- thanks Vickie Howell :-)more

How to Make a Cute Necklace Out of Your Easter Egg Shells

The Easter Bunny has headed on down the bunny trail for another year, and you are left with a candy hangover and a lot of dyed hard-boiled eggs. ...more