Crafts

Weekend Project: IKEA Hacks!

July 6, 2021

Summers can be busy for parents, kids and kid-less adults, jam-packed with activities, sporting events, festivals and lots of recreational time outdoors. But when you’ve had your fill of sun exposure, come indoors for a weekend project. These new IKEA hacks turn one functional piece of furniture into something entirely different – and most can …

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Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

May 4, 2021

Teachers at Southshore schools have been anchors this year, holding everybody steady through the rocky waves and uncertain waters of a pandemic-stricken world. So how can we thank these calm navigators, who are likely as ready as the rest of us to return to normalcy? Here are some teacher appreciation ideas as we near the …

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Advanced Easter Egg Decorating!

March 23, 2021

If your family has moved beyond the tablet-in-plastic-cup and food color and vinegar method of decorating Easter eggs, here are several artistic ways to celebrate the season, these high-end egg decorating ideas are for you! 

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What You Can Do in a Weekend!

January 19, 2021

It’s the little things that count when you want to make a big statement in your home! In just one weekend, you can transform everyday items into designer accent pieces! Or if you’re dreaming of spring, why not learn how to craft some artsy paper flowers? We still have a few months of winter left, …

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Holiday (Including Edible) Centerpieces!

December 22, 2020

Once you’ve set the menu for your upcoming holiday meal, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or New Year’s, you’ll want to think about dressing up the table with a festive centerpiece. We found a terrific array of choices – using food, flowers, pinecones and ornaments to set your table with holiday flair.

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Hanukkah Crafts and Goodies

December 1, 2020

This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Thursday, December 10 and ends Friday evening, December 18, giving us have plenty of time to assemble crafts, DIY gifts and concoct goodies to celebrate the winter holiday! Here are just a few ideas for creating unique menorahs, playing the game of dreidel, and frying up potato …

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So Many Stencils, So Little Time!

October 27, 2020

Want a DIY that’s foolproof but still looks seriously impressive? Stencils are for you! Easier than freehand, cheaper than wallpaper, and more exciting than a boring coat of paint, stencils are a fun way to update your room, furniture, and even create art for your home. We rounded up our favorite ways to use stencils …

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Family Heirlooms to Display or Gift

October 20, 2020

Whether the family heirlooms in your life are priceless in sentimental value or priceless in terms of actual value, treat them with the care they deserve. That means pulling them out of the attic or storage boxes and giving them a cherished place in your home, as well as planning how they will live on …

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