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Stephanie Precourt is a RealMomsGuide mommy blogger and mother of four in Northwest Indiana. She writes about motherhood daily at her blog Adventures In Babywearing. Stephanie also writes for the local parenting magazine and website NWIp...

Crafty blogs for busy moms

Are you the next Martha Stewart, or can you barely operate a glue gun? Either way, we found five crafty mom bloggers who will inspire you to try your hand at being creative — and make it look easy at the same time.

Crafty blogs for busy moms

Oh Happy Day

Crafty blogs for busy moms

Oh, how could you not fall in love with Oh Happy Day? A mom of two who lived in Paris for a year and recently relocated to San Francisco, Jordan Ferney has a most wonderful gift for finding charming DIY projects to share that you didn't even know you couldn't live without.

The finest resource for whimsical do-it-yourself projects on the web, Jordan's expertise with letterpress and event planning provides a strong foundation for the pretty things featured daily on her blog. Moms will be inspired to create their own glittered flatware and floral party headbands. You'll also find incredibly inventive ways to use alphabet pasta for your next art project. The party ideas and imaginative crafts keep readers excited for what they'll find in the next post. Oh Happy Day makes moms happy indeed.

Why we love this blog

Honestly, it's just absolutely delightful to see what Jordan will think up next — whether you end up making anything featured or ever plan a party!

Skip to my Lou

Crafty blogs for busy momsCindy is the incredibly talented and inspiring blogger at Skip to my Lou, a site you will find yourself returning to again and again. She uses her knowlege of arts and crafts (she has a Bachelor's degree in art education) and her practical skills as a mother of three to share projects that are not only fun, but guaranteed to create memories.

Cindy shares tons of free downloads and patterns, and with the inspiration she provides you will feel like you can create anything, from arts and crafts to recipes. Cindy features other craft bloggers and their ideas as well, making her site not only a wealth of ideas, but a sort of crafting community as well. We especially loved her Teacher Appreciation section, with awesome ideas for showing that special teacher how much you care.

Why we love this blog

Inspirational ideas pack Cindy's blog offering so many ideas and easy-to-follow steps, there isn't anything she shares we wouldn't feel confident trying!

Make It and Love It

Crafty blogs for busy moms

Ashley of the wildly popular Make It and Love It learned to sew as a young girl by watching her mom. Despite having advanced sewing skills, she admits to taking shortcuts whenever possible. Her three children are the main inspiration for her creations, as is the same for many crafty moms.

Readers can browse free tutorials and even shop from some of Ashley's own patterns. Adorable little girls' dresses, basic skirts and fun zippered tees are just some of the projects featured on her blog. There's something for everyone to make and love, including repurposing, home decor and even no-sew projects for those of us who can't sew. Ashley even has a group for readers to share photos of their finished projects with each other.

Why we love this blog

Ashley's approachable personality invites crafters of all skills to design and create. Also, Make It and Love It features projects that moms like.

The Crafty Crow

Crafty blogs for busy moms

The Crafty Crow is a fabulous children's craft blog filled with ideas and creations collected from around the web. Cassi, creator of the collective blog, is a single homeschooling mom to her three children. She's a craft designer by trade and enjoys featuring projects inspired by nature and open-ended art for a more creative experience for the kids and parents.

Readers will find helpful tips and tools as well as a category section boasting thousands of ideas — a huge resource in finding the best craft projects to make with the family.

Why we love this blog

Encouraging the family connection, Cassi creates a fantastic landing place full of the best art projects and crafts for kids on the internet.

Tatertots and Jello

Crafty blogs for busy moms

What's not to like about a site with a name like Tatertots and Jello? This site is the blog baby of Jen, who truly believes that anyone can be creative. She loves to try new things, loves reworking items into something new and useful, loves being creative and is happy to help us try being creative too. She can even take a boring pair of shoes and update them into something super awesome.

Jen's four kids give her plenty of inspiration, but her site has so much more than just kids' crafts. We were especially impressed with her vast collection of holiday craft ideas.

Why we love this blog

Inspiring us with her creativity and energy, Jen feels like that cool neighbor who helps you try new projects — without laughing at you.

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