Two Ways to Turn Old Cards Into New Art

Before you toss out those old holiday cards, turn a few into geeky upcycled collage or string art projects.

January 17, 2021

Post-Holiday Cleanup DIY: Upcycled Advent Calendar

Reuse the mold from a cheap chocolate "Christmas countdown" calendar to make an upcycled resuable one for next year.

January 11, 2021

2021 One-Hit Wonder Goals

New Year's resolutions are hard for me so this year I'm coming up with one-hit wonder goals, goals I complete…

December 29, 2020

How to Make a Lighted Rudolph Mask

Make a festive Rudolph mask with a nose that lights up by sewing a basic electronic circuit in conductive thread!

December 11, 2020

Six More Fandom-Inspired Cookbooks From Insight Editions

I've spent the last few weeks working my way through six of the latest fandom-inspired cookbook options from Insight Editions.

December 8, 2020

Make a Retro Style Christmas Tree With Upcycled Toy Rings

Upcycle old plastic toy rings to create a mid-century style Chrsitmas tree for retro style holiday decorating.

December 6, 2020

Turn Coloring Pages into Needlework Fan Art

Older coloring pages can become colorful, inexpensive fan art for giftgiving and decoration during the holiday season or any time.

November 16, 2020

From Witches to Watering Holes: A Spooky Woods Quiz

Dark woods and creepy wooden items play a big part in spooky and mysterious tales. Enjoy this woodsy quiz and…

October 31, 2020

I Made a Vampire Slayer’s Kit (And You Can Too!)

After several seasons of wanting one, I finally put together a little vampire hunter's kit of my very own... and…

October 25, 2020

Make a Simple Plague Doctor Staff for Cosplay or Halloween

The Plague Doctor has been a popular costume for the past few years, but this year it seems to really…

October 17, 2020

Soothing My Anxiety With The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery

GeekMom Elizabeth discusses how rediscovering cross-stitch through The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery helps her manage her anxiety.

October 13, 2020

Easy Horror Movie Lollipop Covers

Make a spooky and fun bouquet of horror movie themed lollipop covers with a Halloween DIY so easy it's scary.

October 10, 2020

Giving Fancy Makeovers for Plastic Skeletons

Plastic skeletons are everywhere at Halloween. Here's some ways to give them some artistic, one-of-a-kind makeovers.

October 5, 2020

October Calls for Art Challenges

October is full of art challenges. Is there one that can help you with your mental health?

September 28, 2020

Be the Artist: Storytelling With Storyboards

Storyboards are important for driving the look of a script or story. Try creating one to help bring a book…

September 6, 2020

Happy Socks Partners with Disney for New Retro Range

Disney has partnered with Happy Socks to produce a retro, 80s-themed range of socks starring Mickey, Minnie and the gang.

September 2, 2020

DIY Polymer Necklace Ideas Inspired by ‘Lucifer’

The fifth season of "Lucifer" is now streaming! Enjoy these DIY pendents inspired by DC's Vertigo Comic based series.

August 26, 2020

Mars Month: Bake Some Mars Cookies for Launch Day/Where to Watch

Today I will be sharing a recipe for Mars cookies, offering suggestions for a full launch day menu, and sharing…

July 27, 2020

Mars Month: Make Your Own Carl Sagan-Inspired Mars Jars for Under $5

While I don't have the resources to create my own Mars Jars in the same way Carl Sagan himself did,…

July 22, 2020

Getting Into the Game of Marketing Yourself

Not everyone is comfortable with promoting their own work, but when you're a writer or artist, it is a necessary…

June 29, 2020