Home » Archive

Articles in the Man Crafts Category

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids, Man Crafts, Tutorials »

[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 277 views]
Tutorial: Shark Bite Picture Frame

Crafty Shark Week to you! Yesterday I sat down and got dollar store crafty with just a few bucks worth of supplies. This Shark Bite Picture Frame will set you back about ten cents! Maybe less, depending on your stash. It’s easy, quick, and cute. Ready to find out how to make it?

Materials Needed:

A piece of blue craft foam or card stock, on hand or …

Gifts to Make, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Man Crafts, Roundup-Ideas »

[5 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,580 views]
10 DIY Father’s Day Gifts

Father’s Day is coming up in just a week and a half, but you’ve still got one crafting weekend left to make a gift for dad! Whether you need something to gift your own pops or a gift idea that you can help your kids make for their daddy, there’s something for everyone on this list. Happy Fathers day, y’all!

Gifts to Make, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Man Crafts »

[23 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 46,370 views]
10 DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

What is it about making Valentine’s gifts for guys that’s so darn difficult? Really, I have a hard time coming up with gift ideas for my husband at any holiday. Do you struggle with finding DIY Valentine’s Day gifts for the guys in your life, too? Check out these manly solutions!

$5 and Under, Gifts to Make, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids, Man Crafts, Tutorials »

[21 Dec 2013 | 7 Comments | 2,329 views]
Man Crafts: Ninja Turtle ornaments

Cowabunga dude!
Toss the tinsel and trim your tree with turtles. These four ninjas are ready to protect your tree, and only take a few minutes to make. This is an easy project to make and the results are super fun.
Here’s what you’ll need. 
Project estimate:

Ribbon [red, orange, purple, and blue], on hand or $1 and up
Green ball ornaments (or paint existing ornaments green), on hand or …

$5 and Under, Headline, Man Crafts, Office Crafts, Tutorials »

[18 Sep 2013 | 7 Comments | 3,025 views]
Tutorial: Washi Tape Locker Accessories

There isn’t anything in life that can’t benefit from a little washi tape makeover and these locker accessories are no exception. Upgrade these dollar store basics into a cute locker kit. Not going back to school? They make great fridge accessories, too!

$5 and Under, Headline, Kids, Man Crafts, Wearable Crafts »

[14 Sep 2013 | One Comment | 2,347 views]
Make a Football Shirt

Football is back in season! Are you ready for some tailgating? Then you might want to make one of these super-easy football shirts by Shirley at The Ribbon Retreat Blog. It’s especially adorable as a onesie – and you could also use this as a Halloween costume for a baby! (Insert “awwwww” here.) [how to make a football shirt]
Project estimate:

Shirt or onesie, on hand or …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids, Man Crafts, Office Crafts, Tutorials, Video »

[7 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | 4,899 views]
Man Crafts: easy optical art with office supplies

Here’s a fun art activity using standard office supplies. I used to make these when I was in school, and now make them when I’m on boring conference calls.
This project is easy and only takes about 30 minutes to produce some fun results. For those that want more of a challenge you can increase the frequency of horizontal bars and make a more detailed and …

$1 and Free, Accessories, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Man Crafts, Wearable Crafts »

[5 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,151 views]
Knit a Shark Attack Hat

Unless you live in Australia, the last thing anyone wants to wear in August is a knit hat. This, of course, shouldn’t stop you from making a quirky hat your shark week knitting project. Designed by Allison, The Knitting Ninja, this shark hat is perfect for men, women and children alike. [how to knit a shark hat]

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Gifts to Make, Headline, Man Crafts, Printables, Tutorials »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,718 views]
Make A Father’s Day Magnet and Gift Card

Father’s Day is coming up, but don’t worry if you’re still scrambling for a gift idea.  This fun card and “pop” magnet is easy and quick to make!
As I showed you in this post, I enjoy using resin and dollar ice trays to make pendants.  I found this fun bottle shaped ice cube tray in the dollar spot at Target, and I bought it thinking …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Man Crafts, Tutorials »

[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,399 views]
Father’s Day Gift Idea:  Make a Business Card Holder

I was stalking checking my local Dollar Tree for more of the adorable birds I like to use in my crafts when I found these rooster figures.  The rooster was cool, the crazy wire legs were not so cool.  No problem!  I could still use the part I liked to make a fun, functional gift for father’s day (or a teacher gift!)  I paired the …