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.

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 […]

What to Plant in Zone 9 this Spring

What to plant in zone 9 in spring - gardening for Houston

The time has come. We’ve had the last of our cold fronts and it’s time to admit that the Houston summer is upon us. So let’s turn lemons into lemonade. Or better yet, let’s plant a lemon tree so that we can have lots of lemons in the future. Here are some of our favorite […]

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 […]

The Best Recipes and Crafts Link Party: Pretty Pintastic Party

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What are we loving this week? Check out our favorite crafts and recipes from Pop Shop America! The Best Place to Buy Succulents Online – Succulent Studios Wonder where we get all of our Succulents? Check out this amazing Succulent Subscription Box! It comes with new exotic Succulents every month. And you can read about […]

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