Easter Bonnet: Crafts

Easter Bonnett

Easter Bonnet I know this isn't your typical Easter Bonnet but my daughter didn't want a hat. What is the mom to a diva to do? Well, make her something fancy. The best part is this is a craft that kids can do. Easter Bonnet Materials Ribbon, Scissors, head band, ribbon, tulle, imagination This is the famous bowdabra ... I love mine but you do not need one for this craft. It is for those of us that need help with this stuff. It also is helpful when you have little crafters working … [Read more...]

DIY St Patricks Day Shirt

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DIY Project I love when I can dress my daughter in something unique, with a personal touch--so I decided to make a DIY St. Patricks Day shirt for her. This project is surprisingly simple for how professional the end product looks. All you need is Modge Podge, green glitter, a sponge paint brush, and a water washable marker or pencil. First find and prewash your white shirt. Then you need to find your favorite clip art of a shamrock, I easily found mine by searching online. Trace your … [Read more...]

St Patricks Day Centerpiece Sweet Pot of Gold

St Patricks Day Centerpiece

St Patricks Day Centerpiece My usual bonding time with my 6 year old son usually involves running around, playing basketball or other sports but this week I decided to do something different just like doing some craft for St Patricks Day. I asked him and he said that he loves coloring, balloons and sweets so we decided to combine it all together and make a St Patricks Day Centerpiece. Materials: Papers in white, green, black and yellow … [Read more...]

Easter Straw Hat Decoration

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Say Hello to Spring with this Adorable Easter Bunny Straw Hat Decoration! Everyone will be all smiles when they see your door decorated with this Cute Straw Hat Decoration for St. Patrick's Day. The best part is all items can be purchased at the dollar store and assembled in less than 15 minutes. It is so much better than window clings also because it is simple to store and reuse for next year. Easter Bunny Straw Hat Decoration   Straw Hat Decoration Supplies List: 9 inch straw … [Read more...]

Decorating with Peeps : $5 Easter Centerpiece

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Create a $5 Easter Centerpiece that looks Delicious!   We were issued a challenge to create a $5 Easter Centerpiece. I will be honest and admit that I lack the creative gene. I am the person who pins stuff on Pinterest because it looks cool but never gets around to doing any of it. To be honest,I don't see why I need it because I have my mom. Don't worry I don't have her locked in a closet making crafts all day.  I let her out for meals and to sleep a few hours. Seriously though, … [Read more...]

Easter Centerpiece: $5

Easter Centerpiece

Easter Centerpiece   I had a challenge from my team can you create an Easter centerpiece for $5. I am Madame Deals so here is my entry. I used the items below with the help of three assistants to create an amazing centerpiece or hostess gift. Here is what I had peeps $2, $1 lollipop sticks (I still have some left), cookies $1.00 (I bought the mix at the $1 store), glass bead $1 , scrapbook paper $.15, $.25 floral block the egg and oil $.20. The vase was from an orchid I got last year. I … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Compromising

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Crafting with Kids My daughter is 3 ½ and has recently started shall we say, inserting her independence. This as you can imagine is making doing art projects with her very difficult. We struggle with everything from her grabbing everything under the sun to ‘add to the project’ to her not wanting to do the project I chose for us to do. There are many ways to approach this and to be quite honest: I haven’t been approaching it in the best of ways lately. First of all, you could get fed up and … [Read more...]

Spring Water Bottle Craft for Children

Water Bottle Craft

Water Bottle Craft I absolutely love the idea of sending fun packages to your loved ones via water bottle! Where I live winter is definitely dragging its feet, and I am so ready for spring and warm weather. I thought it would be a lot of fun to do a water bottle craft using fun spring colors, and activities to get excited for the upcoming season. This "bottle of spring" is for my niece and a little for her mom too! How to make a Water Bottle Craft: … [Read more...]

Straw Hat Decoration for St. Patrick’s Day

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Bring some Irish to your front door with this Straw Hat Decoration . Everyone will be all smiles when they see your door decorated with this Cute Straw Hat Decoration for St. Patrick's Day. The best part is all items can be purchased at the dollar store and assembled in less than 15 minutes. It is so much better than window clings also because it is simple to store and reuse for next year. Straw Hat Decoration Supplies List: 9 inch straw hat St. Patrick's Day Headband Pipe Cleaner Googly … [Read more...]

How to Make a Boppy Slipcover

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How to make a Boppy Slipcover I found a really nice bobby that I fell in love with for my first two boys but by the time my little princess came along the blue with stars Boppy was just not going to cut it anymore. So I decided to make my own boppy slipcover. I am not the best at sewing but believe me this is pretty easy. It’s very easy if you already have a bobby, so all you need to work on is the slipcover. What you Need: - Material 2 – 26 in x 23 in (average bobby is 19.5 x 16.1 x … [Read more...]