DIY Filter
  1. Crafty Chica

    Mexican-American artist and writer Kathy Cano-Murillo shares posts on Latino-inspired crafts, recipes, pop culture, travel, entertainment, shopping, books, entrepreneurship, and more.

    Crafts
  2. Think.Make.Share.

    The blog from the creative studios at Hallmark — the well-known greeting card company — shares DIY and craft ideas for parties, events, holidays, and more.

    Art
  3. CFile Daily

    Creators, collectors, and educators from the worldwide ceramics community congregate at CFile Daily, a leading space for news, resources, and stories about the thriving art form.

    Art
  4. Tiny House Giant Journey

    Tiny House Giant Journey is Jenna Spesard’s popular tiny house and travel blog, filled with practical tiny house advice and travel stories, videos, and photography from around the world.

    DIY
  5. If You Want Change to Happen, You Have to Do It Yourself

    From Gillian Whitcombe at The Sewcialists: “Sewing is amazing because it’s really creative and really logical at the same time. It’s not like, ‘Why don’t I fit into this size?’ You know your body inside and out; it’s really empowering that way.”

    Crafts
  6. Who We Are: A Letter to The Shrine

    Battling her own cancer and in the throes of chemotherapy, Denise Archer used a late friend’s clothing to make quilts for the children she left behind. “Some of your mom’s hair is inside,” I told them.” “Also, if you breathe in deeply, you can smell her.”

    Death
  7. How to Avoid Three Common Website Mistakes When Selling Your Cat-Themed Tarot Decks

    A few simple tweaks can turn a functional website into a lovely, welcoming, and visually coherent one.

    Animals
    Image via The Considerate Cat
  8. IKEA Hackers

    Whether you’ve never assembled a single BILLY bookcase or are already on your fifth POÄNG chair, IKEA Hackers — a community of DIY lovers led by Jules Yap — may inspire you to turn your Allen wrench in new directions.

    Crafts
  9. Design Mom

    Designer, author, and AltSummit founder Gabrielle Blair created Design Mom in 2006; since then, she’s published thousands of posts on design and parenting, travel, food, and other topics (from the evergreen to the timely).

    Commentary
  10. Accepting Money on Your Site Isn’t Just for Online Stores

    From donations to gift certificates, there are many ways to use payment buttons in a way that complements your site’s focus.

    Business
    Alison Palmer's saucers, which she sells on her gallery's website.
  11. The Well-Tended Sidebar: How Three Sites Use Widgets Effectively

    Widgets can help guide your visitors to take specific actions or explore more content on your site.

    Design
    A glimpse of the content-rich sidebar at The Zero-Waste Chef.
  12. Project Run and Play Week One: Modern Mayan

    Inspired by the geometry of the ruins of Chichen Itza, SewSophieLynn uses the bright color palette of Mexico to create fun spring fashions for her two daughters.

    Crafts
    Fashion creations by SewSophieLynn
  13. Primitive Technology

    John Plant, the Australia-based blogger and YouTube producer behind Primitive Technology, is documenting his journey into the distant technological past, “making stuff from scratch in the wild.”

    Architecture
  14. Sewcialists

    Sewcialists is a collaborative, worldwide blogging community of people who love to sew and share their creations.

    Crafts
  15. Design*Sponge

    Created by Grace Bonney in 2004, Design*Sponge is a leading design, lifestyle, and DIY site that focuses on beautiful spaces and objects, as well as on the people who create and use them.

    Architecture