Category Archives: Craft Trends

Cactus Crafts

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Cacti have become really popular in home decor lately, which makes perfect sense. They’re quirky plant life that’s super easy to maintain! The cactus home decor trend has definitely moved way beyond simply having the plant in your home, though. Here are some fun ways to add some cacti to your life without the risk of a finger prick!

Votive Lamp

Votive Lamp

Paint some cacti onto a votive to make a fun and funky lamp for your home. Even the most novice artist can get the hang of painting a saguaro. You don’t even have to use the painted object as a lamp, make a planter or pen cup instead!

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Spring Wreaths

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It’s the age of wreaths for every season. Who can blame us DIY-ers, though? A home with a wreath on it feels so much more welcoming, and they’re super fun to make!

Miniature Terra Cotta Flower Pot Wreath

Miniature Terra Cotta Flower Pot Wreath

Tiny flower pots are surprisingly inexpensive and automatically remind you of the plants coming back for spring. I love the colors on this wreath, they’re so spring-y and fun!

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Craft for Tech

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With so many gadgets and tech tools out there, it only makes sense that resourceful crafters would find a way to make them even better – and prettier. Here are some of my favorite DIY tech upgrades.

DIY Double Sided Mouse Pad

Double Sided Mouse Pad

DIY mouse pads are easy, super functional DIYs that help show off your personality at your desk. If you can’t make up your mind between graphics, just make one that’s double sided!

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DIY Minimalism

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Scandinavian inspired minimalist home decor is all over the blogs right now. There is something very calming about seeing a clutter-free environment with more black, white, and natural elements than color. I’m not sure if I could ever live in a minimalist home, but I have fun looking at them. Here are some great DIYs to get a small dose of minimalism.

Hanging Storage Jars

Hanging Storage Jars

In addition to the simple color palette, minimalism is all about functionality. These hanging jars can help you store small objects to keep your desk clutter-free.

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DIY Wall Hangings

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I’ve been seeing a ton of wall  hanging ideas lately that use yarn and other textiles. I love that they add texture and warmth to a room in an unexpected place. Here are some of my favorites that you can make yourself.

Deceivingly Easy Knotted Wall Hanging

Deceivingly Easy Knotted Wall Hanging

I love the texture, color, and geometry in this wall hanging. It’s a little time consuming, but it’s something you can pick up while watching TV and you’ll have a super cool art piece that you made yourself. You can customize the colors to fit your room.

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Making Mountains

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I’ve been seeing a lot of mountains out in the crafting world lately and I totally get it. They’re natural, minimal, and the shape is easy for any crafter to replicate. I love the look of mountain decor and crafting. Here are some of my favorites.

Mountain Trivets

Mountain Trivets

I’ll admit, I’ve jumped on the mountain train myself. I made these fun trivets about a while back and they’re super handy. You can make one, or a whole mountain range!

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February Flowers

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Wow, it has been a rough winter here in Portland, but I think the worst is behind us! However, I’m way too impatient to wait for May Flowers, so here are some flowers you can make yourself this February.

Crochet Flower Coasters

Crochet Flower Coasters

Crochet yourself some colorful flower coasters to protect your surfaces while you’re stuck in the house from all of those winter hot drinks. Choose the brightest colors you can find to help brighten your winter mood, too!

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