Workshop@home crafts: DIY Bird String Art

It’s time for another installment of my Workshp@home series! This time around I’ll be covering how to make cool-looking string art in the shape of a bird from materials (you’ll hopefully) have lying around the house! The idea for this project came from a blog post I foundĀ a while back. Materials List Wood Pallet Board…

Workshop@home crafts: Crocheted Beanbag Frog

Welcome to the second installment of my Workshop@Home, where I provide step-by-step instructions for crafts you can do while sheltering in place! Today’s project, a cute beanbag frog that uses a combination of single, half-double, and double crochet stitches, comes from CreativeBug, a crafting resource you can find in the library’s Workshop page. For those…

Workshop @ home crafts: DIY paper tulips

Looking for an easy-to-do craft to keep the kids occupied and bring some spring colors inside? Well, you’re in luck! As part of the first installment of a series I’m calling Workshop@Home, I’ll be walking you through the process of how to make beautiful paper straw tulips that you can make with materials that you…

CreativeBug for Our Times

Are you bored yet? Are you ashamed to admit you’ve read so much you just can’t read another word? Give your eyes a break and get creative with our online resource CreativeBug to find crafty and how-to videos for free. Get started by clicking on the Research tab on Cook LIbrary’s website. Find CreativeBug in…