This Be Optimistic Needlepoint Kit looks like a soothing, meditative way to spend ones time….
Make a poster using these old printing sets which have never been used. Each set consists of the full alphabet in lower, or upper, case. The plastic blocks have a foam letter applied to them, which can be dipped into paint.
A young Jim Henson teaches you how to make puppets with socks, tennis balls and other household goods.
I absolutely adore this project, celebrating the mundane, by creating objects from scraps.
This is the best: How to make a giant, fully functional LEGO cardboard costume!
Love these animated paper puppets by Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura.
This portable watercolor palette with built-in water containers makes me want to break out my watercolor equipment from art school again.
I am completely smitten by this collection of videos created by Dina Amin. On Fridays she picks a random product, disassembles it, examines it and makes a stop motion story with its parts. This is delightful!
Embroidery artist Sheena Liam hand sews images of women whose hair seems to gracefully dangle from the 2D surfaces. Lovely.
These small felt animals by PetitFelts won my heart.
The Stampville rubber stamp set has what it takes to make your little ones feel like budding architects. Definitely marking this one as a fun birthday gift.
Sugru is one of the most magical materials I have ever come across. Think of it as Play-doh and Superglue having a baby. And I love how they keep sharing ideas on how to use it in your home. It’s my go-to way to fix my iPhone cables.
Also, I highly recommend the Sugru founder’s 99u talk, if you haven’t seen it!
Need to draw a circle but you don’t have a compass? This video will help!
This Online Knitting Reference Library post over on Open culture made me laugh. Go and Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012!