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V-Day DIY Ideas

Valentine’s Day is one short week away, and now’s the time to start thinking about what you plan to give the special someone (or someones) in your life. While many people resort to buying their valentines gifts, I think something handmade can go a lot farther towards showing someone you care about them, don’t you?

Rainy Day Projects

If you’re tired of playing in the snow, or never had any snow (like me) and instead had a lot of rain, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve come up with a few rainy/snowy day projects for you, some of which can be done with children, others are probably more suitable for adults.

Rainy Day Gear DIYs

Wintertime where I live brings much less snow than it does rain, so much of the winter months are spent breaking out the wet weather gear and trying not to get soaked while you’re out and about. I found these great DIY projects that’ll have that boring umbrella, rain coat, or those rain boots looking stylish and unique in no time!

Gifts In A Jar

Gifts in a jar are simple to put together and look great. These ideas are especially good for those of us who have a fairly limited budget, but would still love to make something for friends and family.

Advents and Ornaments

The First of December is rapidly approaching, and that means it’s time to start unpacking, buying, or making your holiday decorations! I’ve picked out two holiday items that might be fun to create alone, or with family and friends.

Easy (On Your Wallet) DIY Beauty Products

I’m pretty low maintenance, especially when it comes to the products I use in the shower. I balk at buying something that runs me over 5-7 dollars — 20 dollar exfoliation creams? No thanks! I decided to look up some cheap and easy home recipes, and ended up stumbling into some pretty fantastic articles.

Melted Crayon Art

The idea is pretty simple – just glue a configuration of crayons to a canvas or posterboard, and go to town with a hairdryer – but crafters all over the internet have taken this simple idea to some truly incredible heights! Here’s a round-up of some of my favorite pieces that people have been showing off.

Product Photography

Picture this: You’re brand new to the Artfire community, have just set up your first store, and after hours upon hours of work creating a really cool, unique set of products, you’re ready and raring to go and find some buyers! After a few weeks, though, you notice you aren’t selling nearly as much as you’d expected…