12 of Our Most Popular Crafts in 2017
Let it snow, as they say. While snow days are perfect days for cozy crafts, you loved our tutorials from lettering pro Valerie McKeehan on how to draw simple, elegant, and ornate snowflake designs in chalk. The appeal? We like to think that akin to snowflakes in real life, every one you sketch will be uniquely beautiful.
DIY Stained Glass Windows
Love the look of stained glass without the work or commitment? With peel-off wallpaper and accent hardware, 2017 was the year of temporary touch-ups in the home. You loved this bright idea of creating a mosaic of colorful stained glass.
Love Bug Valentines
Candy on Valentine's Day is an expected token of appreciation. But a non-candy alternative can be just as sweet. Enter love bug valentines — they're cute and creative, and who doesn't love a good pun?
Recipe-Printed Cookie in a Mug
It's a cookie or is it a mug? It's both! Personalizing a gift that results in a single-serving baked treat sounds like a great idea to anyone with a sweet tooth.
No matter how you prefer your tea (mint, green, black), turning your choice blend into a fragrant and relaxing candle gives us a flicker of happiness every time the wick is lit.
Tea-Bag Envelope Party Favors
Care for another round of tea? A bag of loose leaf tea packaged inside a paper-folded envelope, accented with a small gold-plated spoon, and wrapped in a satin bow made for one of our prettiest party favor ideas yet.
Embroidered Bicycle with Basket of Flowers
One embroidery design you loved: this darling bike accompanied with a wicker basket overflowing with flowers. From contributing artist Walker Boyes of TrueFort, this was one of your favorite needlework projects of the year.