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Crafting To Combat Depression or Anxiety

Crafting and depression or anxiety are closely linked, like Superman's powers and kryptonite in reverse. Crafting has been getting attention lately as a way to combat depression and anxiety. Regular knitters, jewelry makers and upcycling designers have long realized there was a special sauce to their favorite pastimes.  When they don't make time to practice crafting, [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crafting For Depression Or Anxiety

Crafting for Depression or Anxiety There is a lot of research that indicates that crafting aids in the reduction of anxiety and depression. As this CNN You Tube video demonstrates, engaging in activities such as knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, sewing, pottery-making, drawing, and painting serves to calm agitated nerves and leads to a happier mood for those who are anxious or [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:02+00:00March 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Should Use Foot Soaks To Rejuvenate Your Skin

Soaking your feet is a great way to rejuvenate dry, cracked skin. This small, yet simple act is not only a great way to relax and unwind, but it also has so many health benefits!  All you have to do is pour warm water, Epsom salt, and essential oils into a container, and watch the [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Top 5 Tips To Reduce Holiday Stress

Cozying up in a sweater with the decadent smell of warm pies in the oven, turkey on the table and being with those you love. What’s not to love about the Thanksgiving and the holidays? Well, besides the stress of entertaining,  cleaning your home, preparing all of the food,  making sure your husband doesn't eat [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00November 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Bonus Craft: DIY Sugar Lip Scrub

DIY Lip Scrub is the bonus craft from the DIY Upcycled Wine Cork Box .  It is an antioxidant-rich lip scrub moisturizes your lips, while also exfoliating, to reveal your healthy skin underneath! Do you love to craft? Make sure to subscribe to our every other month DIY kit!  #crafthappens! What You Will Need to make [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Research Shows Crafting May Destroy Anxiety and Depression

Have you ever wondered why Grandma always seemed so happy and content when she was sitting in her rocking chair crocheting or knitting? Or why ladies in old movies were always doing some hand work, especially when there was a tense scene? Maybe the old saying, "the devil makes work for idle hands", isn't so [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00December 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Benefits of Mommy and Me Craft Time

Children love spending time with their mother. In fact, some of the very best childhood memories involve quality time spent with mom. As a mother, it’s fun to look for ways to create some of those memories for your own children. What better way to have a mommy-and-me evening in than with some fun crafts [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Throw A Stress-Free Craft-And-Wine Night

Are you stressed out?  It seems like everyone these days has too much stress and anxiety.  What can you do?  Actually, there is a simple, fun, relaxing way to reduce the stress levels in your life.  Have a craft night with your friends- and don't forget the wine! Why Crafting With Friends? Crafting with friends [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ways To Spice Up Your Get-Togethers With Friends

Throwing a party where you make a craft is a fun way to spend an evening or a weekend afternoon with friends, coworkers or neighbors! People pretty much expect the “same ole - same ole,” when invited to the old tried and true parties. Too often, they decline because they don't want to face high-pressure [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:03+00:00January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DIY Citronella Floating Candles

Summertime is a great time to spend your evenings outdoors with the company of friends and family.  Nothing ruins those evenings like mosquitos biting at your ankles.  Our  DIY Citronella Floating Candles Kit comes with easy to follow directions and everything you need to make your own citronella floating candles! Materials Included: Soy Wax Candle Flakes [...]

By |2017-05-19T18:10:04+00:00October 27th, 2016|DIY, Uncategorized|0 Comments