Valentines Day Crafts – How to Make a Valentine’s Picture Frame

Valentines Day Crafts

Check out this special Valentines Day Crafts and create a special gift!   Valentine’s Picture Frame  What you need: 1 Sheet of Black Cardstock (you could use construction paper), Cardboard size of 8 ½ x 11 inches, scissors, Elmer’s Glue, Plastic see through piece 5 ½ x 7 ½ inches, foam sticky hearts. Get this PDF file of pattern. … [Read more...]

Ice Balloons for Kids

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I am sure I have your brain thinking, Ice Balloons? What are you talking about? Let say it's a great time for the kids.  And it has some learning involved as well. Ice Balloons Supplies are SUPER easy. Water (I used water balloons because that's what I had, but I do plan on getting the big ones) Balloons Food coloring if you would like   … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Crafts – Striking Decorated Soaps

Valentines Day Crafts

Looking for Valentines Day Crafts? Check out this Striking Decorated Soap Craft which you can give to your loved ones as present for Valentine's Day! Striking Decorated Soap Craft It’s time to embellish hearts, purchase candy, and sharpen Cupid’s arrows. February is nearing and that means Valentine’s Day. The holiday is full of love and appreciation, but too often we are overwhelmed with gifts of chocolate and roses. Please don’t get me wrong- I have a soft spot for a piece of good … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Duvet Cover

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  Make Your Own Duvet Cover Do you have a child that changes their mind on what character they like on their bed? Do you often get bored? Do you like a soft having options. I recently bought a down comforter and I was surprised at the cost associated with a duvet cover. I couldn't believe how expensive they are. The one I liked retailed for almost $200.00. I knew that there had to be a more cost effective way to get what I needed which was a duvet cover for less. I figured you could make your … [Read more...]

Personalized Umbrella

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I am not sure if you have seen the latest and greatest umbrellas but honestly they do not have one for boys ages 6-10. They have girl umbrellas but they didn't have one for my son. I decided I could make one that he would love. They are easy to make and inexpensive. The personalized umbrellas can be given as gifts to teachers, friends, and they can even be signed as a memory. You will need an umbrella any color Paint pens or sharpie markers work pencil image The first thing you … [Read more...]

Upcycle Your Used Candles

Upcycle Your Used Candles

Up-cycle Your Used Candles I get very disappointed when the wicks on my candles burn out and I have candle wax left. I hate throwing it away even though I have a closet full of candles in every shape and size. Some may just see leftover useless wax but I see $$$. This weekend I accidentally ruined my favorite jar candle because I had left it on the oven while I baked for 6 hours.I almost threw it away out of frustration when I had an idea. … [Read more...]

How to Do a Snowman Christmas Ornament

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So it's close to Christmas time, and of course the tree is already up.  But maybe you need a few more ornaments.  Or you are looking for a great craft for the kids school parties.  Or maybe even a family party.  These are SUPER cute and aren't that expensive and the kids love them. What you need: A clear ornament Sugar Peppercorns twig piece of fabric orange construction paper black construction paper … [Read more...]

Thursday Crafts: Bandana Dress

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I am sure you have seen these around.  They are Bandana Dresses.  I have been taking them to craft shows, and they are a HUGE hit. This simple dress can fit a little girl from about 6 months on up to a size 8.  You won't find any other clothing like that.  They are simple to make as well. You will need 2 bandanas 2 yards of ribbon … [Read more...]