Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Jonathan Fong


Make Vintage Botanical Cards with Old Dictionary Pages

At least once a month, I realize it’s someone’s birthday and that I have totally forgotten about it. Instead of rushing to the store...

Decorate Your Sukkah With Paper Bag Stars

These bold, beautiful Sukkot decorations made out of paper lunch bags measure 20 inches across, so they make quite an impact.

Break the Fast with Jonah and the Whale Placemats

After reading the story of Jonah on Yom Kippur, what better way to break the fast than with a meal featuring these Jonah and the Whale placemats? 

Apples of Hope for Rosh Hashanah

As a new year begins, we remember the hard times of recent months but also look forward to the future with a promise of new beginnings.

Dine in Style with Hamsa Napkin Rings

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, these easy-to-make hamsa napkin rings would be perfect for your holiday meal.

Make an Art Easel Out of a Cardboard Box

In a pinch, I made this portable easel. Like my future paintings, it is priceless.

Keep Your Gear Handy with DIY Earbud Holder

Those working from home, or students doing distance learning, really will appreciate the convenience.

Send a Hug to Someone You Love

The thing I really miss most about seeing people is hugging. Here’s a safe and creative way to send someone a hug in the mail.

Spread Kindness by Leaving Art Around Your Neighborhood

Are you ready to be your neighborhood’s secret art giver? You’ll soon agree that the only thing better than creating something is sharing it.

5 Budget-Friendly Decorating Necessities for At-Home Schooling

Here are some great décor additions that will make your online classroom setup more efficient — and even fun.

This Penny Picture Frame Just Makes Cents

Have loose change rolling around in your house? Turn it into an art project.

Let There Be Light With Your Own Suncatchers

Now is the perfect time to create a few suncatchers for your home.

Make a DIY Face Shield Out of Plastic Soda Bottles

The growing demand for face shields can make them quite pricey. The good news is you can make your own!

Make a Silly Hat for Your Next Zoom Meeting

Apparently, silly hats are a thing now on Zoom.

Painting With Spices

How would you like to add a little spice to your art? Just raid your pantry for spices and turn them into a base...

Make Dad a Bobblehead for Father’s Day

If you need a last-minute present — or gag gift — for Father’s Day, look no further.

Make a Drive-in Theater for the Kids at Home

Drive-in theaters are experiencing a resurgence in popularity because people are able to enjoy a movie from the safety of their cars. Well, how...

6 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Patio

With most of us spending so much more time at home lately, it’s no wonder that the sales of home furniture and accessories has been...

Make Noah’s Ark Animals Out of Toilet Paper Tubes

While some people stockpile toilet paper, I stockpile empty toilet paper tubes. You just never know when you might want them for crafting. And...

Celebrate Spring With DIY Egg Carton Flowers

When coming up with craft ideas for everyone stuck at home, I wanted to make sure the projects only called for materials that most...

Can’t Find Disinfectant Wipes? Here’s How to Make Your Own

you can whip up your own disinfectant wipes with just a few simple ingredients.

7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Home Office During Quarantine

If you’ve been working remotely from home, you know it can be a challenge. There are distractions, family members or roommates sharing the space...

The Easiest No-Sew Face Mask: Just Grab a T-Shirt and Scissors

Because we’re all required to wear face masks when we go out in public now, I’ve been on the lookout for an easy face...

7 No-Cost Decorating Tricks For Your Quarantined Home

Now that we’re all spending so much time inside during shelter in place orders, we might as well spruce up our homes a little...

Spread Kindness With a Toilet Paper Bouquet

This week, I wanted to check on an elderly neighbor to see if she needed anything, so I left her this bouquet with a...

Quarantine Crafts: A “Let’s Stay Home” Sign Made With Old Magazines

I’ve always been a homebody, so even before it was required for us to shelter in place during the pandemic, “Let’s Stay Home” was...

Quarantine Crafts: Stamping With Toilet Paper Tubes

Now that we’re all self-isolating in our homes with cases of toilet paper, two questions come to mind: One, how are we going to...

Stay at Home Crafts: Felt Succulents

During the rainy season, I like to think of craft projects that can keep us occupied while we’re stuck indoors. Now that we’re practicing...

Can You Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer?

Amid coronavirus fears, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reiterated that one of the best ways to fight germs is to wash...

Make a Hamantashen Hat for Purim

What came first? The hat or the hamantashen? The hamantashen cookie is said to be inspired by the three-cornered hat of that dastardly Haman. So...

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