Greek Crafts

Big/Little Crafts

Painted Cooler Tutorial

Posted on March 23, 2014

Have all the paint pens vanished from your local craft stores? Are there coolers lining the aisles of the closest Walmart to campus? That’s because it’s cooler season! Or spring…I guess that’s what most people call this time of year.

But if a fraternity gentleman has invited you to his formal, it’s cooler season. The task of painting a cooler may seem daunting at first. But don’t fret! I’ve created a general guide to cooler painting. Read through it before you start and you’ll do great! Continue reading →

Date Function Buckets

It is a tradition in the Greek community to make a bucket for the person you invite to a date function. This is a simple and fun project that can easily be accomplished in about an hour (including shopping time). Continue reading →

GrandBig Paddle

Posted on February 2, 2014 

Last June my GrandBig (my big sister’s big sister) turned the big 2-1. Generally, you just make a paddle for your big sister. But I’d noticed on Pinterest that some girls decided to make their GBig a mini paddle as well and thought it would make a cute meaningful birthday present. Here are some examples that inspired me. Continue reading →


Posted on January 26, 2014

It is a tradition in the Greek community to decorate a paddle for your big brother or sister. Most little bothers or sisters make a standard size paddle that is 3o inches long. Greek stores and websites carry these paddles with traditional handles and handles in the shape of an organization’s letters, symbol or mascot. Continue reading →

21st Birthday Signs

It is a tradition in the Greek community to celebrate a girl’s 21st birthday with a “sign” night. A sister, usually her little, creates a sign that the birthday girl can wear around her neck and then writes 21 tasks that she must complete by the end of the night. These tasks usually range from funny to inappropriate and make for some good photo-ops. Continue reading →


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