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10 Easy Organizing DIYs to Jumpstart Your 2016

Get organized with ten simple storage solutions for every room in the house, from creative shelving to no-sew rope baskets.

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Featured Shop: The Make Arcade

Ruth got her start teaching craft workshops in her hometown. Now, her handmade kits can be found around the globe.

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Featured Shop: Cynthia Treen Studio

Cynthia found an unexpected calling in crafting adorable creatures out of felt — and teaching others to do the same.

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2 Hacks for Turning Glass Ornaments Into Table Decor

Breathe new life into classic glass ornaments with these quick and clever ideas.

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Featured Shop: Red Gate Stitchery

For needlework designer Susan, the cross stitch that began as a creative outlet is now the basis for kits and patterns sold worldwide.

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Featured Shop: Thomas Houha Designs

The maker behind these intricate laser-cut kits is inspired by architecture, space travel, geometry, and all things nerdy.

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How to Make (Personalized!) Soap

Try your hand at making personalized melt-and-pour soaps with this easy step-by-step tutorial.

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Featured Shop: Little Luxuries Loft

Paper, glue, and coffee fuel graphic designer Allegra Cheung’s creative fire.

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Make Pretzel Broomstick Party Snacks

Wow your party guests or add some magic to snack time with witchy broomsticks by Heather Baird.

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Mad-Scientist Party Treats

Up the ick factor at your next Halloween party with these deliciously scary, science lab–themed sweets.

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Halloween Decor Goes Glam: Try a DIY Jeweled Pumpkin

Add some sparkle to your Halloween decor with this glimmering take on the traditional jack-o-lantern.

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Featured Shop: Wintercroft

Meet the makers behind the magical DIY paper mask line, Wintercroft.

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Featured Shop: Bear Creek Design

Adding lambs to the family farm gave Teresa a new creative outlet — and changed her life in the process.

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A Skeleton Wreath You Can Make At Home

Ghoulish doesn’t have to mean garish. Strike a balance between chilling and chic with this DIY skeleton wreath by Aunt Peaches.

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Make Paper Maché Candy Bowls

This year, swap the plastic pumpkin candy bowls for some (actually stylish!) DIY paper maché treats baskets.

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Make an Adorable DIY Headband in Minutes

You’re just a few snips of the scissors and two seams away from a cute hair accessory your baby or toddler will love.

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The Fantastical World of Fairy Houses

Learn how two dedicated makers of fairy houses became enchanted with the art form — and how you can get started, too.

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Make a Sand Castle Ice Cream Cake

Ditch the cone and opt for a realistic ice cream sand castle cake with this tutorial from Heather Baird of Sprinklebakes.

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DIY Marbling: Learn From the Experts

Learn how to make beautiful one-of-a-kind patterns on paper and fabric with these tried-and-true marbling tips from Etsy makers.

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Featured Shop: Kiriki Press

Meet Michelle, the Toronto-based maker behind the adorable embroidery pattern and kit shop, Kiriki Press.

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Featured Shop: Urban Cheesecraft

Get to know Claudia Lucero, the CEO (Cheesy Experience Officer) behind Urban Cheesecraft.

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