20 Terrific Sites for DIY Projects and Crafts

A lot of time and money, not to mention resources, can be saved by making things at home. This list of blogs will give you ideas galore for ways to save your money by crafting your own items. Whether you are looking to purchase a vehicle that runs on alternate fuel, wanting to save resources where you can by making your own clothes, gifts, crafts or home decor, you will find a multitude of suggestions on these blogs. You'll obtain guidelines for from sewing to planting a garden to entertaining your children without buying more environmentally unfriendly toys on this broad spectrum of sites.

Mother Nature Network – Do you have questions about going green? This useful site is almost guaranteed to have the answer. Be taught transportation that is earth-friendly, how to have a green business, and even more.

Blog Craftzine – You can find nearly everything here. The diversity to be found here will blow you away. Find tips and tutorials – from soap making to upholstery repair to regional craft fairs. This website will keep you current on what is happening in the crafting world.

Makes and Takes – Open your eyes to the possibilities of green crafts to finish with your kids here.

Fab Mums – This goldmine of a site features a “Learn Through Play” portion where you’ll find all sorts of ways to assist your child to with fun games that assist learning. You will also discover links to etsy bargains as well as fun craft projects here.

Hostess With the Mostess – will supply you with a ready-made compilation of suggestions for entertaining and hosting the perfect party. Glean ideas for your invitations, fun party favors and memorable centerpieces, motif and more. Learn to be the hostess with the very best parties ever.

Dollar Store Crafts – Pocketbook slimmer than ever these days? Yet you continue to need gifts and craft ideas, turn to this site for creative notions.

Gingerbread and Snowflakes – is an adorable blog for crafters where you will discover many brand new approaches. Allow Pam to instruct you about her yummy food and how to do tin punch art, dress up your garden and celebrate lesser known holidays. Your happiness quotient will increase when you visit this engaging space.

Desire To Inspire – If decorating your home is your bag, this site is for you.

Yarn Storm – Discover loads of crochet guidelines on this blog by Jane. You will likely enjoy soaking up her world, learn some quilting, embroidery and find recipes too.

Crafty Stylish – Is for your inner seamstress. Find out how to sew nearly any article of clothing with the patterns and hints on this beautiful blog.

Crafts at Kaboose – Realize just how many super simple crafting projects you and your family can do with items you have around the house on this enjoyable website and forum.

One Pretty Thing – Presents you with a multitude of craft ideas. You’ll find more kid’s crafts, sewing projects for yourself, decorating ideas and party helps than you could ever make use of in a single lifetime. You'll have so much fun!

Cuteable – You will be directed to innumerable sites on the web to find items or inspiration to dream up your own perfect craft.

Sarah London – Crochet ideas abound through this bright blog. Get ideas for sweaters, pillow shams, blankets, the perfect gift and even more here. Just pick up your hook and dig in!

Purl Bee – Catering to all knitters, if you can think of it, you’ll likely find the pattern, instructions or pictures for it here. You’ll be overjoyed with the number of quality projects pictured for you here.

Not Martha – In the event you haven't yet unearthed this tongue-in-cheek blog, you are going to love it. Despite the attention grabbing title, it is rather crafty, with a bit of foodie prowess also. For those of us who don’t feel like up and coming Betty Crockers or Martha Stewarts, find uncomplicated craft and recipe notions on this great site.

Creative Jewish Mom – Enjoy Sara’s cozy writing style as you journey with as she teaches you to make life a joyful journey.

Elsita – will open up the world of doll making for you. Revel in her winning creations – you might just even purchase a doll when she has finished it!

Do It Yourself Mama – Come along with this SAHM on her journey to become as self-sufficient, healthy, frugal and natural as she and her family can, yet still love life.

Paper N Stitch – Are you interested in crafts made of paper? You’ll be sure to have stumbled onto the cream of all sites once you visit this site.

Craft Fail – Now for a tremendously entertaining bonus site. It will remind you that it isn't only you who makes crafting mistakes once in a while finishing a diy project.

FailCyle – Here is yet another freebie for you as an additional perk for reading this whole list! Please Note: this applies mostly to those who use the Free Cycle system.

Now that brings your list of recommended blogs to bookmark up to 22 more and counting! Enjoy going green with the hints provided for you at these sites, and tickle your funny bone with the extra two sites named.


written by: Colleen O. Ridgely

Colleen O. Ridgely writes and writes and writes. Her zest for life finds its greatest outlet in writing.

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