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What will you enjoy making today?

Hello and welcome to kraft&mint, a blog where you'll find modern and quick crafts. Whether you are looking for inspiration or you know exactly what you'd like to make, you will find crafts designed to take no more than 1 hour or so. Please grab a coffee, tea or drink of your preference and enjoy visiting ...

DIY Cloudy Halloween Vignette

So far these are my Halloween decorations for this year ;) I started a tradition last year, using a Halloween Cloudy theme and the kids loved it. My daughter said she was glad "I didn't make a scary garland." Yes, she is becoming crafty like her momma and used the word "garland!" I put together a ...

DIY Little Bows Baubles Tutorial

When it comes to making a piece of jewelry my motto is the following: "Pretty Crafts Supplies = Pretty Jewelry Project." So is no surprise that when I finally found these little bow beads, I thought to myself, no matter what I end up making with these, they will turn out cute. My inspiration came ...

Three lovely outfit ideas for Halloween

Do you dress up for Halloween? I put together for you three outfit ideas for a Halloween party, or just dressing up for preschool/school drop-off ;) While doing some shopping around for an outfit, my search results were a tad disturbing… Meaning, every other outfit is super provocative and lame. You get the idea, "sl__tty nurse", ...

DIY Halloween Envelope Liners

Halloween is around the corner, and I'm delighted to share with you a craft I designed for Oubly. Have you heard from Oubly before? If you haven't, let me introduce you to Oubly, an online stationery boutique, offering a wide selection of beautifully designed cards for special occasions. Oubly asked me to design a craft inspired ...

Happy National Coffee Day!

Do you have a favorite coffee drink? I have a couple, on a hot day I'll order a tall non-fat iced mocha no whip. For chilly days, I'm happy with a tall non-fat caramel macchiato. One little tip: Starbucks is offering a free sample of their anniversary blend until noon. Go get your caffeine ;) Infographic source: ...

Stop the presses! IKEA just launched a Paper Shop…

Do you love Ikea as much as I do? Ikea, just launched a line of paper products! Yes, people, pa-per, as in stationery, notebooks, wrapping paper, pom-pom like decorations, gift tags, paper clips. I think I need to get in my car right now and stash everything below…{Mouse over each photo to view more information ...

Fall for Gold { 11 Crafts Ideas using the color Gold }

I've seen  a "gold" trend in my projects lately.  I thought to myself, why not make a round-up of a few gold crafts, ideas and products with a gold flair? Ever since I worked on one of my first crafts using gold, I haven't stopped adding a little bit of this color to a few ...

Blog hop: {DIY Handmade Gifts} + 15 Handmade Christmas Ideas

Today I'm  participating with 15 other bloggers on a Handmade Christmas blog hop. I'm honored to be part of this project! Please read about my blog hop experience below and don't forget to check out the 15 amazing handmade ideas all the blog hop participants designed to share with you!   Hello! A couple of months ago, lovely ...