Welcome to my CRAFTS category!  You will find lots of fun and easy DIY craft ideas. Some are great for groups (scouts, Seniors, VBS, Youth Groups). Simple tutorials for items you can donate to so many charities.


easy diy plastic canvas cross craft

Plastic Canvas Cross Easy DIY

I love to crochet!  Two of my favorite items to make, I have already shared here at JOY with Purpose:  My Aunt Ida Hat and a Baby Doll Blanket.  I enjoy using different colors of yarn every time to keep it interesting.  As each skein gets towards the end, they go into my scrap tote.  […] Read more…

Doll Sleeping Bag from felt here is an easy tutorial

Doll Sleeping Bag Easy Tutorial

Dolls!  There are so many great programs that need them:  first responders, foster care, family shelters, Angel Tree and Operation Christmas Child, just to name a few.  I love buying them, and making little accessories so the child gets 2 toys in one.  We’ve decided to pack cloth dolls in our 5-9 age girl shoeboxes […] Read more…

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