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 ...

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Crafting with Kids: Compromising


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 ...

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How well do you know Dr.Seuss?

How well do you know Dr. Seuss? March 2 is Dr. Seuss Day

Dr.Seuss is one of my daughters favorite Authors of all time! We have about 15 of his Childrens Books. Did you know it was Dr.Suess' Birthday yesterday!? Did you do anything to Celebrate it? We did! We had Green Eggs and Ham (well...bacon) and watched Cat and the Hat!   Check out some of the Dr.Seuss Crafts you can do to celebrate: How cute is this idea, ask your child what their favorite Dr.Seuss book is, and recreate the cover! Or how about these? Handprint "Thing 1" ...

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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: ...

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Straw Hat Decoration for St. Patrick’s Day

straw hat decoration

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 ...

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How to Make a Boppy Slipcover

princess covered bobby copy

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 ...

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DIY Craft Minnie Mouse Mickey Mouse Ears


DIY Craft How to make minnie Mouse/Mickey Mouse ears. Purchase a black headband. You will want to go to joann's or michael's or other craft store and purchase 1 sheet of black felt.  The 9x12 size. These are super easy.  You want to draw out the circles.  for the ears.  I made mine approx 3 inches in size. You can adjust if you want them smaller or larger. As you can see you want to have a piece between the circles to connect them.Then take a piece of foam or you could take ...

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Water Bottle Craft: Zoobooks Edition!


Today I am going to show you how to make the latest edition to the Water Bottle Craft Series, the Water Bottle Craft: Zoobooks Edition! This water bottle craft would be great for the animal lover in your life! A perfect birthday present for a child that loves to learn about animals! You can also check out this super cute water bottle craft made for a girl HERE Water Bottle Craft Instructions: Drink some water or another beverage in a plastic container Wash it out and remove the ...

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Water Bottle Craft: Kids Craft Edition

kids craft

Water Bottle Craft: Kids Craft Edition Today, I am going to show you how to make a great Water Bottle Craft, for a student starting a new school year. This is the latest installment in our Water Bottle Craft Series. This is the Water Bottle Craft: Kids Craft Edition! Water Bottle Craft Instructions: ...

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