Category Archives: DIY

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.

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 […]

Mini Pops Season Starts September 14th!

Jump! Yamin Cepedes, Guerra Studios, Awre at Mini Pops | Mural at Pavement Clothing Montrose | Mural by Skeez181 | Mini Pops is a Monthly Art Market

 Pop Shop Houston and Pavement Clothing are so excited to bring you a new season of Mini Pops pop up market. Mini Pops takes place September 14th from 12 to 6pm at Westheimer & Dunlavy, and every second Sunday through December. There is an array of handmade and vintage goods for sale from preppy and […]

Top Vintage Houston Opens with a Bang

Top Vintage | Vintage Clothing | Wholesalers In Houston TX

A new wholesale warehouse has opening with a pop, bang and fizz in Houston. Top Vintage Houston is the coolest concept in vintage wholesale and is earning a reputation for their great prices and cool selection of goods. Unlike most warehouses of vintage which can be sweaty messes of a million different types of clothing […]

How to DIY an Ombre Ice Cream Garland

DIY Ombre Ice Cream Cone Garlands | How to Make Your Own Ombre Garlands with Paint Samples | Easy DIY Ideas | Fun Summer Decorations

Here’s how to DIY an Ombre Ice Cream Cone Garland! This is a fun activity and an adorable decoration that’s perfect for a summer party. Ombre Ice Cream Garlands take about 10 minutes to make and would be so sweet as a birthday or just a fun thing to have around the house. It’s an especially […]

5 Father’s Day Perfect DIY’S

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Are you short on funds but have ample time? Make this year a DIY Father’s Day! It’s the gift that keeps on giving because it’s more about spending quality time with the men in your life than it is about buying something. Homemade gifts are all about the labor of love and the care that […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Manly Man

Salinas Salsa | Handmade Salsa in Houston TX | Local Food Houston

If your dad is anything like mine, shopping is hard! Dad’s don’t need stuff-they need a good life. Here are some super practical goods for a great handmade life. Marchese Sausage – This local sausage is is totally delicious and affordable. The recipe is from their own family and hasn’t deviated from it’s traditional Sicilian […]

How to Make a Succulent Terrarium | Glass Terrarium

Terrariums Video Still | Title Screen for How to Make a Succulent Terrarium Instructional Video by Pop Shop America

I love having green all around me, especially when I’m indoors. That’s why I have a succulent terrarium in every single room in my house! Terrariums are indoor gardens that are remarkably easy to care for especially when you find the right plants that work for you. In this DIY, we used cacti and succulents […]

Spruce Tour Takes on Houston

Spruce Upholstery Completed Room | From the Spruce Upholstery Book | Learn how to Reupholster Furniture from the Pop Shop America Contemporary Art Blog

To celebrate the release of Spruce: A Step by Step Guide to Upholstery, author Amanda Brown and “the Sprucettes” toured the Southern USA.  Starting out in Austin TX, their hometown, the author and team have travelled to Atlanta and New Orleans and made their way to Houston Friday November 22nd 2013. They cruised around in […]

Mini Pops is Moving to Westheimer & Dunlavy

Mini Pops Art Market Poster by SoloCosmo | Poster Art by Jessica Von Braun | Mini Pops is a Monthly Craft Fair in Montrose at Pavement Clothing

Beginning Sunday September 8th Mini Pops Monthly, the best indie craft and art market, is moving to Westheimer and Dunlavy! The area in between Pavement/Taxi Taxi and Poison Girl (1657 Westheimer 77006) will be transformed into a block party. Find awesome digs at the Pavement sidewalk sale. Leopard Lounge will have a pop up with […]