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Learn from Pop Shop America’s easy DIYs, instructables, and how to blog posts. Our DIYs are easy and fun and cover topics like how to make your own earrings, free printables, home, garden, art projects and other handmade awesomeness.

Liquid AC: Cooling Peppermint Mister Spray DIY

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Here’s a 5 minute summer recipe that’s perfect for staying cool. It’s a DIY misting spray that’s a lot like those Evian misters that you run into at Whole Foods or Sephora. It’s great for camping trips, festivals, or lounging poolside because it cools and hydrates the skin. And it’s just so simple to make […]

Top 5 Classic Video Games that You’ve Never Played

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We asked Chris Unclebach from Insomnia Video Culture Shop his favorite unheard of, obscure, and undervalued classic video games. Insomnia, is a video game shop in the Houston Heights that hosts gaming tournaments and art shows in it’s retail boutique where you can find collectable toys, gamer magazines, and cutesy kawaii, video game art, and […]

How to DIY Your Own Bath Bombs

How to Make Easy Bath Bombs Scented Bath Fizzies

Spring is finally here! It’s time to get all that dreadful Spring cleaning out of the way. That being said, this super easy and fun DIY will be perfect to do once the deed is done. What better way to dive into Spring, than dive into your bathtub with a refreshing, handmade bath bomb? Not only […]

Grandma’s Gluten Free Crepe Recipe

Ingredients for a savory gluten free crepe

As someone who eats gluten-free, I’m always searching for good recipes to try out. Throughout the past few years, I’ve found some really amazing recipes for the likes of bread, cupcakes, brownies, and much more. But, the one thing that I’ve missed the most are crepes. I’ve found a million recipes for gluten-free crepes, but they still […]

How to Make Heart Earrings – Valentine’s DIY

DIY Heart Earrings by Pop Shop America

Here is an inexpensive DIY that is perfect for all your best girlfriends! These heart earrings can be made with broken hearts or in any color of the rainbow. Here are your supplies: Shrinky Dink in White, Cream, or Frosted Prismacolors or Micron Pens (or both) Small Scissors (Kid’s scissors are perfect) Hole Punch Clear […]

Free Printable Valentines from Pop Shop America

Terrarium Printable Valentine Cards - Pop Shop America DIY Blog

Who said being single on Valentine’s Day is a bad thing? Being one of my favorite holidays, I get to spend the whole entire day appreciating my friends and family with handmade goodies. Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, it’s for friends, family, sisters, mom, colleagues, and all the people that you get to spend […]

First Legal Garage Race to Take Place Jan 16th-18th Houston

Garage Racing Event Houston TX by Carve Skate Shop Longboard Skateboarding

The very first legal garage race in the US, the 2nd Annual NoBull Bayou Battle, is going down in Houston Texas January 16th – 18th. Hosted by Team No Bull and Carve Skate Shop, this race is bringing in professional skateboarders from across the country like Kyle Wester, Louis Pilloni, Billy (Bones) Meiner, and more. […]

Free Snowflake Holiday Printable

Free Snowflake Printable | Free Printable that Can be Made into Holiday Gift Tags, Wrapping Paper, and Greeting Cards | Homemade Christmas Gifts from the Pop Shop America Blog

Here is a free snowflake holiday printable by the ever talented Khrystah Gorham. It’s a pale blue and dark blue snowscape perfect for winter crafting. It’s versatile so here are a few things that you can do with your printable. Use them as gift tags by printing it out on cardstock. Cut them into small sections […]

DIY these Colorful Geometric Coasters

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Tangram Coasters, Tetris Coasters, Geometric Coasters! These super cute coasters have a ton of different names. They add a little bit of whimsey to your home dining no matter what you call them! Making these geometric coasters only require a couple of simple steps and simple supplies. Let’s show you how. Supplies: Tangram Pieces E6000 […]

Make Your Own Ombre Pumpkins

How to Make Ombre Pumpkins | Halloween Decor DIY's | Fall Decor Ideas | Learn How to DIY Lots of Cool Stuff on the Pop Shop America LIfestyle Blog

Looking for a Halloween or fall decoration that’s less messy than scooping piles of innards? Or perhaps you’re like me, and the palette of fall’s oranges and browns just isn’t your style. Well good news- making super hip Ombre Pumpkins is easier than you think! You just need 2 paint colors, 2 brushes, and a […]

Black Friday Festival – Early Info for Makers

Pop Shop Houston Black Friday Festival 2015 Map and Info

We’re so excited to tell you more about Pop Shop Houston Winter Festival! It’s our third year and we have grown so much. This is the first year that the festival moves to being 3 days! We’re also adding more bands, fashion shows, art, and fun stuff to do. So here’s the skinny. Pop Shop […]

Shrinky Dinks Can Be Anything!

different ideas with shrinky dinks from the pop shop america craft class

Shrinky Dinks are about the easiest, cutest and most fun thing in the world. You can make them into anything! Here’s a list of our top 5 Shrinky Dink products available on Etsy (US). All of these particular shrinkies have been made into jewelry. Jewelry is a particularly perfect product to make with shrinky dinks […]

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