I’m back!

To quote Leonardo da Vinci: “Art is never finished, only abandoned”.  While I don’t consider my writing to be art, I feel like this quote summarizes the past few years of inactivity on CraftyGirl Creates. I love sharing crafty finds with you, and doing artist interviews so you can see into the mind of some truly awesome and creative souls. The break for the past … Continue reading I’m back!

Tissue Paper Crafts DIY Tutorials

I was browsing on Pinterest this morning..and afternoon (because we all know, you can get sucked into Pinterest for hours!) and I came across some tissue paper craft tutorials that I just HAVE to share! Some of these are classic, others use tissue paper in ways I would’ve never thought of. So, scroll down to see my favorite picks from my Pinterest binge session today … Continue reading Tissue Paper Crafts DIY Tutorials

Chicken Coop Ideas from Country Living Magazine

One of the exciting things happening this year in the life of CraftyGirl is that my husband and I are purchasing our first home. 🙂 I am so excited! It’s on about an acre of land, which is perfect for what we want, and I *might* just already have chickens lined up…(okay, fine, I do). There’s already a chicken coop on the farm that I’ll … Continue reading Chicken Coop Ideas from Country Living Magazine

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: IlzeOfNorway

If you’re looking for a new knitting project, check out today’s featured shop, IlzeOfNorway! Opened in early 2014, IlzeOfNorway offers tested knit apparel patterns, available for instant download. Owner Jurgita Imbrasiene prepares carefully created knitted fashion collections twice a year, with over 20 patterns currently available for purchase. IzleOfNorway appreciates customer feedback, and would love to hear from you if you have any questions! Here’s … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: IlzeOfNorway

Mermaid Tail Towel DIY from Stitch To My Lou!

I was browsing summer DIY projects, and came across this adorable tutorial from Stitch To My Lou. I think this would be GREAT if you have kids…or if you fancy yourself a mermaid at heart. 🙂 Mermaid Tail Towel from Stitch to My Lou  So, make sure to check out this great tutorial..and others!…at Stitch To My Lou! Until next time, stay crafty (and DIY!) … Continue reading Mermaid Tail Towel DIY from Stitch To My Lou!