If you try to avoid disposable products, check out this DIY sewing project for winter! Learn how to make home made reusable hand warmers to help you stay warm. Winter in the mountains is cold. So much colder than our winters growing up in San Diego. Surprisingly, I actually like winter – as long as […]
Adult Craft Tutorials
The Crafts and Do it Yourself area of Happy Mothering is full of crafts for everyone of all ages. All of the crafts and DIY projects are things I've found fun creating with my girls and on my own. I hope you have as much fun making these as we did.
Adult Crafts –Although my girls were present and helped with many of the projects on Happy Mothering, these crafts are more geared towards adults. You'll find home décor, seasonal and home fragrance DIY projects, just to name a few.
Kids Crafts – These are fun crafts my daughters truly enjoyed creating together. All of these projects are designed for kids to do under the supervision of an adult.
Christmas Crafts – We have so many Christmas crafts on Happy Mothering they deserve their own category. My girls and I have had more fun than you can imagine making all of the ornaments and other fun projects.
The 5 most popular Craft & DIY posts on Happy Mothering are:
Are you looking for easy sewing projects for the kitchen? Learn how to make these cute DIY Pot Holders with a hanging hook. If you cook at home, then obviously pot holders are a necessity. I have become more frugal as I’ve gotten older, so I find myself making more and more things myself rather […]
Do you have basic sewing skills? Learn how to make easy reusable lunch bags with velcro closures for a more eco-friendly lunch. Packing an eco-friendly lunch has gotten so much easier since reusable lunch items are so readily available. Many people are already using reusable, eco-friendly lunch bags, but are looking for more ways to […]
Beeswax candles are a healthier choice than candles made from other waxes. Learn how to make easy, clean burning DIY beeswax candles with essential oils. I love making my own candles because I can scent them however I like with essential oils. I’ve shared how to make soy wax candles before, but I haven’t shown […]
Learn how to make an easy DIY Himalayan Salt Diffuser with essential oils in this easy craft tutorial. I love my essential oil diffusers, but they can be noisy and it’s easy to forget to fill (and regularly clean) them. A few years ago, a friend recommended I put eucalyptus oil and sea salt in […]
Thank you Amazon for sponsoring this Mason Jar Flower Vase costume tutorial. Learn how we made this adorable upcycled Halloween boxtume that’s perfect for anyone who loves pretty DIY costumes! Who’s excited for this year’s Boxtumes?! Last year, we made a really cute Needle and Thread Costume with Amazon smile boxes. This year, we’re sharing […]
Learn how to make DIY soy wax candles in this easy tutorial. Making affordable homemade candles in mason jars is fun and you can scent them with essential oils. I love burning candles. Sadly, most candles are full of harmful fragrances you should not be breathing in. Secondly, they’re also often made from waxes that don’t […]
Do you love beautiful handmade jewelry ideas with a simple design? Learn how to make this customizable DIY Bohemian Dreamcatcher Necklace. I’ve always felt drawn to dream catchers. My daughter seems to share that love because she starting making dream catchers unprompted. I received the beautiful one in this picture for my 40th birthday from […]
Learn how to make a simple folded paper gift box with flowers in this easy step-by-step tutorial. Handmade gifts are even better when they come in homemade packaging. While you can definitely buy wrapping paper, it’s so easy to make your own with simple craft supplies! This DIY Paper Gift Box tutorial is great for […]
Do you want to learn how to make your own handmade Hippie Bohemian style jewelry? Our DIY Colorful Boho Earrings with copper wire and tassels is a fun and easy project. Making handmade jewelry can be a wonderful hobby for moms. It’s a creative outlet that results in something that’s beautiful and useful. Before I […]
Thank you to Amazon for sponsoring this cute DIY Needle and Thread Halloween Boxtume tutorial. Keep reading to learn how to make this creative upcycled costume from Amazon boxes. It’s an easy, affordable and unique last minute costume idea. It’s no secret that I’m an Amazon fanatic. They have saved me so many times since […]
Learn how to make the best soy wax melts scented with your favorite essential oils for your wax warmer. Wax warmers are a super popular way to bring lovely scents into our home, especially this time of year. Unfortunately, so many of the wax melts you can buy are filled with all sorts of artificial […]
Learn how to make the best DIY felted wool dryer balls, how to use and care for them, how to scent your laundry with essential oil and easy storage tips. Are you using wool dryer balls yet? They are absolutely one of my favorite discoveries since switching to a more natural lifestyle. Not familiar with […]
Learn how to make easy DIY Reed Diffusers with essential oils in this easy home decor craft. Reed diffusers are a nice, natural way to freshen the air in your home and they look very pretty and inviting. The great thing is that you can make your own DIY reed diffuser using a fun, upcycled glass […]
Learn how to make scented wax tarts with natural ingredients in this easy DIY natural wax melts recipe. These handmade coconut oil melts are edible too! I typically use an essential oil diffuser to scent our home, but wax warmers just seem so cozy this time of year! While I love tealight oil warmers, you […]
Do you need easy DIY ideas for your backyard garden? Learn how to make these easy Flower Pot Garden Markers. Gardening season is in full swing. In many areas of the country, I’m seeing people already pulling zucchini out of their garden – I’m jealous! We are just now to the point where it’s not […]
Learn how to make the best natural DIY Bug Repellent Floating Candles with citronella essential oil in this easy tutorial. I love the outdoors, but I hate bugs. If you’re like me you prefer to choose a natural bug repellent over the toxic chemical stuff. I know many bugs have their purpose in our eco-system, […]
Learn how to make a unique Light Bulb Cash Holder in this easy DIY graduation gift idea for high school or college graduates. Trying to come up with one of the most memorable DIY graduation gifts can be a bit challenging – especially if you don’t know exactly what the graduate loves. If you don’t have […]
Want a beautiful essential oil diffuser necklace without the high price? Learn how to make DIY Baked Clay Diffuser Necklaces in this easy tutorial. Wearing an essential oil diffuser necklace is one of my favorite ways to enjoy essential oils. Ever since I was introduced to essential oils, I have fallen deeper and deeper in […]
Are you in search of affordable dollar store crafts for adults? This DIY Fall Leaves Bowl is a fun piece of decor for the home and it makes the best centerpiece! The leaves have changed colors and are starting to fall from the trees. When they were little, my girls asked me if the reason […]
Fall crafts are a fun way to ring in the season. Learn how to make an easy Pumpkin Centerpiece using mason jar canning rings and a few other supplies. I do a lot of canning and have a bit of a mason jar obsession. Once you’re done canning something, you remove the ring for storage, […]