Craft Ideas

DIY Vase Craft Using Wooden Rings, Pretty Pottery Style

“Floral decor. Make me floral decor!”
That was the request from a trend-conscious member of our creative team, last time I took home a batch of wooden products to play around with.

I happen to agree that wood and flowers are the perfect pair, (and I loved the results of our floral wreath project) so I said, “Okay Bayla, I will make you floral decor!”

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Pumpkin Truck Stand with Woodpeckers Crafts

Fall is almost here, and I am so excited! To me Fall means campfires, the fresh smell of apples, beautiful falling leaves, and (my favorite) pumpkin patches! The Fall wooden décor lineup at Woodpeckers Crafts brings me the same amount of excitement. I was so inspired by their new Pumpkin Chunky and their Wood Pumpkin Truck Cutout that I had to make a Pumpkin Truck Stand vignette to celebrate my love for Fall pumpkin patches.


How to Set up Loose Parts Play with Wood Craft Parts

Discover how to set up loose parts play using appealing wooden parts that kids love to use.

So you know the benefits of loose parts play. You’re all psyched up to watch your little one become a creative thinker and problem solver. All you have to do now is set up a playstation that’ll naturally encourage open-ended play. Simple, right? Until you start asking yourself,

“What can I use for loose parts?”


Open-Ended Wooden Toys are Building Blocks of Creativity — Here’s Why

How long does a new toy last? It’s disproportionate.
Three weeks of your kid whining and cajoling and promising “I’ll be soooooo good.” Three days of you shopping around for the right fireman-firetruck-firehouse set at the right price.
After all that, you deserve at least three months of mileage out of the newest toy. But after a few hours (or a full day if you’re lucky), it trickles out.

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How to paint peg dolls like farm animals

Wooden peg dolls are one of our favorite crafting surfaces because there are so many fun things you can make! We’ve made a Nativity set and a Halloween village, and we are so excited to add these mix-and-match farm animals to the collection!

Craft Ideas

Summer Gingham Picnic with Woodpeckers Crafts

Summer is such a fun time to bring family and friends around the table to enjoy good food and good conversations! Today I have a really cute and charming way to inspire those gatherings. Today I partnered with Woodpeckers Crafts to bring you a Summer Gingham Picnic tablescape idea.

Craft Ideas

Seashell Starfish: A Beautiful Beach-Themed Craft in 4 Steps

The seashell situation
It’s not for nothing that this beautiful summer cutout features seashells.

See, seashells hold a prominent place in our family’s crafting lore, which was probably the subliminal source for the craft idea.