How to Reinforce Your Buttons

Almost every coat or jacket that you buy will come with extra buttons just in case one falls off, but why wait until you lose a button? Reinforce your buttons so that it is almost impossible for them to become loose with wear. I learned this technique in my clothing and textiles class in high… read more >>

DIY Dog Toy

Upcycle your old shirts to a machine washable toy for your pooch! We are going to cut strips out of our once loved t-shirts and braid them together for an easy DIY dog toy. Mix and match different colors or keep it all the same! You will need: Old T-shirts (I used 3) Scissors Step… read more >>

Fun with Thread for Teens

Hello, crafters! We’re going to do things a little different today. Instead of one thing that you can make with thread or yarn, I’m going to show you three things! Creating with thread is an awesome way to pass the time, and you can do it with friends and family. You will need the same… read more >>

Mason Jar Bug Repellent Candle

Do you love sitting outside in the evenings, enjoying the fresh air, but hate getting eaten alive by mosquitoes?  If so, you are not alone!  Unfortunately, bug repellent sprays often have dangerous chemicals, and the newer electronic repellents can be expensive.  This easy DIY project uses the trusty mason jar, along with some herbs and essential oil to… read more >>

Adulting 101: How to Write a Check

Adulting 101 – tips for young adults (or those of us who may need a refresher!) With so many transactions being performed online, do you need a reminder on how to fill out a physical check?  Or perhaps this is your first time?  No problem!  Learn how by watching Kim from the Public Library of… read more >>

Rock Candy DIY

Do you have a sweet tooth? Are you looking for a DIY project that will be fun for the entire family? Why not do something that satisfies both requirements? For a fun activity that is part science activity and part sweet treat, why not try your hand at making rock candy? If you are not… read more >>

Summertime DIY with Online Resources

Summertime has arrived, school is out, and the grass is growing. Need to know where to find tune-up help for your lawn mower/tractor?  Or want information for working on your own car?  Maybe you’re thinking about adding in some new landscape features to your yard. Perhaps doing some outdoor projects with your children, such as building a birdhouse. Well,… read more >>

Simple Car Care with Kelly

For anyone who is not mechanically-inclined, doing basic “maintenance” on your car can sound intimidating.  But you don’t necessarily need to be (or know!) a mechanic to keep up with your car.  Fortunately, there are many simple things that anyone can do to keep a car running and looking nice. If possible, it helps to start… read more >>

Book Stack Decor

Hello, crafters!  This is Missy, here to help you channel your inner Joanna Gaines, and create an awesome piece of farmhouse decor!  Gather your materials and follow along to make a decorative stack of books, stamped with your favorite phrase, your pets’ names, or really, whatever appeals to you.    Materials: several old paperback books (hardback… read more >>

No Sew T-Shirt Upgrades

If you’re anything like me, you probably have more than a few extra t-shirts clogging up your closet. Some of them might be favorites that are out of style. Others might not fit right or may have faded over time. Consider getting them out of your closet and back into your wardrobe rotation by using… read more >>

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