Category: crafts

Christmas Ornament Wreath

A post from the past…remember this post? Just sharing again since it is Christmas time! πŸ˜€ Isn’t this the neatest thing!? I’ve seen these before and thought that they looked so elegant. This year I wanted to try it myself, so I did! This one is mine! I just love…

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My Paper Pumpkin!

Have you heard of “My Paper Pumpkin?” Love crafting? I just recently signed up, and am very excited about getting my first box. Who wants to join me? Maybe we can craft (or virtually craft) together? My Paper Pumpkin is a subscription service that runs $19.95 per month. You get…

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Soap Making Made Easy {E-Book Review & Giveaway!}

Have you ever tackled making your own soap at home? It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, but always thought it would be tricky to do, or super expensive. Well, the truth is, it’s neither. Yes, it may cost more than a cheap bar of soap…but can equal the price…

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Happy Halloween {Pumpkin Votives}

Have a fun & safe Halloween! The pic above is of some cute little pumpkin votive candle holders that my oldest daughter & I made from baby food jars. They look so cool when the candles are lit up inside. See how they glow? Interested in making your own? Here…

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Do you remember those latch-hook kits?

Latch hook kits. Those are a blast from the past, right? Here’s the thing. I remember way back when… I believe I was in 1st or 2nd grade maybe? Could’ve been 3rd….I’m not sure. I went to a private school, and all of the older girls were doing latch hook…

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Chalk Board Pumpkins- Fun for kids!

This year I wanted to try something different with our small pumpkins. I went and bought some chalkboard spray paint and sprayed the pumpkins all over. {Except for the stems}. Then after they were dry, the girls had fun drawing all over them. It was something different than we have…

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A cute owl craft {for the kids}

Isn’t this the cutest? It’s so easy to make, too! πŸ˜€ What you will need: Construction paper (Black, brown, yellow, orange, red) Scissors Glue stick White gel pen Instructions: Have your child lay a piece of brown construction paper horizontally on a table. Ask her to take the edges of…

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Coffee Filters—Did you know?

As I finished up my post on DIY Dryer Sheets, it got me to thinking. Coffee filters are so great for so many things. Maybe I should write a post on uses for coffee filters. There are more than you think, actually. Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and…

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Fun Summer Crafts for Kids

Summer is here (well, just about)…but school is out. We haven’t planned our vacation out yet, so our days are filled with outdoor play, crafts, and baking! Basically things to keep the kids busy! Just wanted to share a couple of activities that we’ve done before and were lots of…

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A $5 deal…for the kids!

My girls and I love crafts and anything where we can create. In the past we have made homemade crayons from broken crayons–via the oven. I love how they turned out and will most likely do that again…BUT, I found this Crayola Crayon Maker for $5! I was curious about…

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Awana-Crazy hat night!

So last night was CRAZY HAT NIGHT at Awana. Fun! Fun! Fun! I decided to come up with something quite silly for Jadyn to wear. Jacey had already decided that she wanted to wear a silly hat that she already had. So, I only needed to come up with one…

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Colored Ice Ornaments

I’ve been wanting to try this awhile, and finally did it. Me & my girls did these the other day. As cold as it has been here, they froze up pretty quickly! First you take balloons. I didn’t have water balloons, and used regular balloons. They worked just fine. You…

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A busy time of year!

Between all of the festivities and my girls taking turns being sick over the last week, I have really had no time to blog. There is so much I need to catch up on and want to post! Maybe I will start now with some of the recipes we’ve made!…

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A Little Pumpkin Display!

Just recently I got some goodies in the mail from Bic & Smiley360! They sent me little mini craft pumpkins and a pack of 36 Bic Mark-It markers in an assortment of great, vivid colors. The project was to create a little pumpkin display. I was really excited to get…

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My latest [repurposing] project

Turning an old spice rack into fingernail polish storage! Here what the spice rack looked like before. Is this like 70’s or 80’s or what? I found this in the thrift store for $2.99. Here it is again after spraying it with Krylon (paint & primer in one) black. Needs…

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