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The Best Functional DIY Craft Ideas

By Emily Wottreng Why buy something when you can try something? We are makers and creators, we love to build and form nothing into something. Yet sometimes, there are certain things we need around the home where a timeless dilemma comes into play: Should I try making it, or just buy it? We love making [...]

By |2017-06-06T00:25:26+00:00June 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crafts Inspired By Books

Get Read-y For These 4 Book-Inspired Crafts You will literary love these ideas By Emily Wottreng   Man, books are the best. Books transport us so swiftly to different emotions, memories, and even places. We love the idea of curling up with a cup of coffee, a blanket, and a good book (though that coffee [...]

By |2017-06-02T16:38:34+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Crafts You Loved as a Kid Making an Adult Comeback

By: Emily Wottreng Who are we Kidding, these crafts will always be relevant From the thrill of coloring to the feel of chalk moving over bumps and cracks, there was something so wonderful about the world of arts and crafts as a kid. And while the wonders of our artsy days are sometimes brushed aside [...]

By |2017-05-23T16:24:17+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Reasons to Form True Friends Through Crafting

By: Emily Wottreng Create a project and some memories, too   Crafting can easily serve as the perfect escape from our busy lives. To take some time just for you, and to focus on one task or project provides a calm that everyone needs from time to time. So often, we can end up crafting [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Outdoor Crafting-4 Ways to Combine Crafts With the Outdoors

By: Emily Wottreng There’s nothing neater than crafting with nature.   Crafting and the outdoors seem to be on opposite ends of the activity spectrum. We know you can’t risk materials getting blown away, and don’t exactly want to work on uneven surfaces, and no one wants the sun-inducing sweat to get in the way of [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Dinner Party Craft Ideas

By: Emily Wottreng Your guests will have no reservations about coming over   The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and it can only mean one thing: Summer is right around the corner! Located in sunny Phoenix, Arizona, we at The Hippie Hobby love summer, but long for ways to enjoy it [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

3 Mother’s Day-Inspired Craft Themes

By: Emily Wottreng They May just be so delighted   Mother’s Day is once a year, but once a year is hardly enough to show love for the women who raise us. For the moms, aunts, grandmothers, or anyone else who guided us through life, some thorough appreciation is in order. And what better way [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

3 Hip Ways to Spice Up Girls Night

By: Emily Wottreng Get crafty, HH style Back in 1983, Cyndi Lauper first summarized so well what we all know to be true: Girls just want to have fun. At surface level, we can agree that everyone loves having a good time. But more importantly, Ms. Lauper surely recognized that our female friendships are the [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

3 Reasons Why Essential Oils Are Meant For Crafting

by: Emily Wottreng It’s a perfect marriage, full of logic and scents There’s a reason these magical vials of scent have “essential” in the name. Essential oils and aromatherapy have been practiced for thousands of years - even dating back to ancient Egypt. We at The Hippie Hobby love and believe in the value of [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00March 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIY Valentine’s Day Crafts

By Emily Wottreng Valentine’s Day should unequivocally celebrate love, whether it be in a relationship with your significant other, or the love you have for your best friend. Below are some craft ideas to get in the mood and have some fun making valentines, rather than rushing to Walgreens to buy the same valentines that [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment