Every once in awhile, we stumble across a trick that makes us stop everything and shout, “Why didn’t I find out about this years ago?!” Well, we’ve rounded up some of the very best hacks to add a little magic to every project — with or without a crafty fairy godmother.
How to Make 8 Half-Square Triangles at Once: The Magic 8 Method
Find out how to make eight HSTs with super-simple math and just four cuts!
Learn to Sketch Better Portraits With Just 3 Simple Tips
Sketching portraits doesn’t have to be frustrating –– especially with these three key tricks to make it easier!
Pro Alterations: How to Shorten Jeans With the Original Hem
Wish you could shorten your jeans and keep the original hem? Voilá — with this tutorial, it’s easy!
Don’t Look Down! Tips for Knitting Without Looking at the Stitches
No more missing conversations or your favorite shows because you’re busy knitting –– learn how to work up wonders without looking at your stitches!
Demystifying the Magic Ring in Crochet
Can’t get your granny squares to close up in the middle? This neat “magic circle” trick makes it a cinch!
5 Handy Cake Decorating Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier
One cake decorating hack is good, but five is just so sweet! Check out these tips and get ready to say “Eureka!”
22 Cheats for DIY Baking Ingredients
From DIY Dulce de Leche to creamy butter, these simple recipes for essential ingredients will definitely come in handy in the kitchen.
An Easy Method for Mixing Acrylic Paint for Skin Tones
Skin tones are notoriously tricky to paint, but this step-by-step primer will have you creating lifelike looks in no time.
Win a Magical Mystery Box Worth $500!
We’re making a little midsummer magic this month — and kicking it all off with a mystery box giveaway!