We all have that one simple dress in our closets that never gets enough credit. Sure, it’s cute on it’s own, but you can make it shine in so many different ways. (more…)
More than 171 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween this year with total spending expected to reach $8.4 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.
With Halloween spending expected to reach an all-time high, Swap.com is here to help savvy shoppers slash their holiday spending by offering an alternative to buying brand new items to either complete a costume or create a one-of-a-kind look.
The leaves have turned colors and started to fall from the trees. The air is crisp and cool. Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving is weeks away. What are crafty parent and kids to do? After a long morning of playing in the leaves, enjoy a nice glass of warm apple cider and dig into these 7 autumn craft ideas.
If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, why not add a personal touch to your place settings? Place cards and mats give your table a crafty, homemade feel. And if you’ve got little ones running around, get them involved!
We’ve got some great craft ideas to spruce up your Thanksgiving place settings. (more…)
When it comes to crafting, I will be the first to admit, I have no idea what I’m really doing. I see these do-it-yourself home decoration projects and I know that if I tired even half of them, I could make a new Pinterest Fails blog. Recently this year, I bought a house and since I’m no longer renting, I thought I should take some time to make this house feel like a home. What better season to warm up your living space than fall, right? The leaves change colors, the scent of apple spice and pumpkin is everywhere, and nothing’s more appealing than hoodie weather or a cuddly blanket.
Since I don’t have the funds for beautiful home decorations from Pottery Barn or Crate & Barrel, I decided to visit my local craft supply store and take on a few DIY fall home decoration ideas. Lucky me, Halloween and Fall decorations were 40% off along with the whole floral department. This way, if I messed some of these up (clue: I did) I didn’t waste that much money. (more…)
October means the start of autumn, when the leaves change colors and the air gets chilly. It also means Halloween and candy and dressing up! This is the perfect time of year to stretch those creative muscles. So put down that costume catalog and pick up your glue gun, because we’ve got some great costume ideas you can make at home. (more…)