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Remembering a Loved One with Crafts

Remembering a Loved One with Crafts

Losing someone we love is bound to fill us with complicated, hard-to-process emotions. For many people, one of the best ways to express those tough thoughts and feelings is through art and creativity. And luckily, there are many ways to honor someone with a DIY memorial or remembrance craft project.  Here are some unique crafts for people of all ages to help memorialize someone who’s passed away. You could use these ideas to create unique gifts for grieving loved ones or just honor the departed in a hands-on way....

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DIY Accessories for The Perfect OOTD

DIY Accessories for The Perfect OOTD

Have you ever done a final outfit check before heading out and felt like something was missing? You may have forgotten to do one thing: accessorize. Not only do accessories add the finishing touch to your finished OOTD or outfit of the day, but they also bring out your amazing personal style. And our favorite way to let our personality shine is through DIY accessories! It may be convenient to just drive to the nearest mall and buy your accessories, but DIY is also a great option. Here are some reasons why we...

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3 Popular Private Parties at The Rustic Brush

3 Popular Private Parties at The Rustic Brush

Are you looking for something to do that’s different, exciting, and new? Looking for private parties available near you?  The Rustic Brush is a DIY craft studio that offers a variety of projects you can choose from. Some private parties examples we offer are for birthdays, team building, and girls night out!  Below, we’ll go over just a few of the many private parties we offer. Contact a local studio near you to book today! Birthday Parties We offer a variety of birthday party packages at our DIY...

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Backyard Activities To Teach Kids About The Environment

Backyard Activities To Teach Kids About The Environment

Coaxing children into the backyards is child’s play, but you may have to work at it to use outdoor playtime as an opportunity to teach them about their environment. We’ve gathered a handful of DIY projects to get a little dirty, have some fun, and open the back door to learning.   Plant a Garden Getting kids to play in the dirt won’t be a challenge. Getting them cleaned up? That’s a task you can tackle later. Installing a few planters or reimagining your garden beds will create beauty and opportunity. Older...

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The Top 4 DIY Gifts for Mom

The Top 4 DIY Gifts for Mom

We’ve been making gifts for Mom since we were little.  Remember making homemade cards in school with your handprint and a sweet message?  We guarantee it was one of her most treasured gifts.  Don’t stop making Mom special gifts just because you are older.  Here are our top 4 ideas for things you can DIY for your Mom that she is sure to LOVE!   Floral Arrangement Who didn’t pick a flower (or weed) for Mom on their way home from the school bus or on the soccer field instead of kicking the...

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Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Celebrate Your Accomplishments

You have worked hard.  You set goals, worked long hours, and competed against some of the best.  Now it is time to celebrate your accomplishments! Celebrating achievements can not only boost confidence and increase motivation, but help with team retention and future performance.  Taking time to celebrate your success allows you time to assess what worked so you can repeat the process again with your next goal.  Look over these fun ideas for ways to celebrate with any team.   Work Team In a survey by the...

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Kicking Off Valentine’s Day With Heart-Themed DIY Activities

Kicking Off Valentine’s Day With Heart-Themed DIY Activities

Photo by Matt Nelson on Unsplash   With all the uncertainty in the world, you may decide to spend Valentine’s Day at home this year. While this may not initially feel as exciting as going out to a popular restaurant or a bustling town center, there are still plenty of ways to make the day special and show loved ones you care. One of our favorite ways to bring in the festivities is trying out a couple fun DIY activities. Whether you’re celebrating with just you, your boo, or your family crew, throw on...

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Healthy Habits for 2022

Healthy Habits for 2022

Healthy habits are so important to conquering an amazing 2022.  Many articles focus on getting physically fit, but there are so many ways to help you feel better and stronger in 2022. Join a Book Club Reading can be such a relaxing past time and help you disconnect from the world for a little while.  Let a book take you to far off lands, historical events, or somewhere over the rainbow.  But don’t stop there!  Find some friends who also enjoy reading and start a book club.  It’s the perfect excuse to...

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Celebrating Hanukkah in the Community

Celebrating Hanukkah in the Community

HOUSTON –To kick off Hanukkah, the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center partnered with Rustic Brush on Nov. 22 for a family craft time, making DIY wooden signs with Hanukkah themes.  The workshop brought families together and created a decoration for the home to get everyone in the holiday spirit. Lindsay Peyton at the Houston Chronicle wrote about the event and other activities the JCC has scheduled during Hanukkah this year.    ....

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