Thursday, August 30, 2012

Kids Stuff And Cross Stitch!

We've got some simple enjoyable craft ideas for you this week - kid friendly and perfect for some back to school amusement. Whether you need a quick teacher appreciation gift or planning activities for the first sleep-over of the season, these crafts are easy on the budget and simple to create!

Shrinky Dinks Key Chains

Friendship Beaded Bracelets

Handprint Ornament

And not to be outdone by Shrinky Dinks and handprints, our free cross stitch patterns are just as fun and easy too! Cross stitch can be an enjoyable hobby for adults and kids too. You don't have to be a granny to enjoy this needle work art form. It's creative and the possibilities for projects are endless!

Corrie Ten Boom Cross Stitch

Sept - Dec Cross Stitch Months 

Now that I've loaded you up on Kids craft ideas and free cross stitch patterns, GO! Unleash your creativity! Connect with us on Facebook and share your favorite kids craft, or visit Craftown for more free patterns and project ideas!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Delightful DIY Projects!

August is whirring past at alarming speeds! Before you know it, Fall will be at your doorstep followed close behind by Halloween and harvest time. Lest your hands (and imagination) get bored, here are some delightful DIY projects to keep you busy and feeling least until Fall catches you!

DIY Hand Towels

Skirt Apron

Felt Flowers

Newborn Beanie

Newborn Booties
What's your favorite August project? Connect with us on Facebook and share! Or visit Craftown to further fuel your imagination and power those sweet hands of yours!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

5 Sweet Hook And Needle Crafts

Running out of fresh patterns for your hands to work up? We've got plenty of patterns, projects and ideas to inspire your hook and needles and keep you busy! Our archives are packed with free patterns and fun stuff to make, but we've also always got something brand new on our homepage to get you hooked too. I've featured 5 sweet new hook and needle projects to get you started.

Baby Blanket Shell Edging

Baby Star Barefoot Sandals

Beaded Bracelet

Baby Heart Barefoot Sandals

Fairy 2012
Unleash your creativity and get those hooks and needles fired up for some yarn and thread fun! Connect with us on Facebook to share your favorite pattern or craft idea and visit Craftown for more free patterns and projects!

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Back To School Encouragement Tools

Back-to-school is the perfect time of year to renew the practice of encouraging your kids, spouse, friends and loved ones and also encouraging yourself! I've put together a set of crafts to help you encourage others and be an encouragement. Some are simple and some are simply elegant.

Feeling really crafty? Unleash your creativity and use these crafts to inspire your own beautiful and inspiring quote, saying, verse or values. Share your results with us on Facebook, or visit Craftown for more ideas to get your creative and encouraging juices flowing!

Faith, Hope, Charity Cross Stitch

Be Craft

Be True Craft

Gratitude Jar

We Believe Tile

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Sharing Olympic Love

Granted, Independence Day is passed for another year. But that doesn't mean you should pack away your 4th of July decor or your red, white and blue t-shirts. Why? You've got to show your American pride and spread the Olympic love!

In honor of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, I collected a few free projects and patterns to keep your hands busy and your heart light while you enjoy the games. Share your favorite Olympic sport or athlete with us on Facebook, and visit Craftown for more fun, free spirited patterns and projects to create!

Vintage Knit Bolero

Star Blocks

Simple Wrist Cuff

USA Letter Craft

I Love the USA Square

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