Diy Mason Jar Candles

I am a huge fan of small projects that can add a little fun to ordinary objects. Today I’ll be sharing a few quick & easy ways to spruce up a couple of plain mason jars. Mason jars are so versatile that I find myself using them for everything. My newest obsession is candles. These […]

Paper Plate Bugs

I just love using paper plates as a base for crafting. They are so cheap – and versatile! My son (26m) has recently started to take a great interest in bugs; always crouching down outside to watch a little ant go about its business. So here are some paper plate bugs that we made together […]

Glittery Fun: How To Make Glitter Play Dough

It’s hard to believe that less than six months ago my son refused to even touch play dough. Now it is his favorite craft activity. I usually have two or three colors of homemade play dough at any one time, but for a playdate I made extra – and added glitter!   Here is my […]

Mustache craft

Hi all! I’m Shannon from Sewing Barefoot and I’m so excited to be a new resident crafter for Cocktails With Mom. Today I will be sharing a fun little afternoon project you can complete while catching up on your HGTV shows.Mustache Stitches After Christmas, my mom was cleaning out some of her decorations and was getting rid […]

DIY Recycled Plastic Crescent Statement Necklace

Hi, I’m Fran. I write a blog called Teahab all about making jewellery and run a modern DIY jewellery business called Checkmybox with my best friend Hannah. As you can imagine most of our time is spent researching/dreaming up/making jewellery so when Cocktails with Mom asked me to write a DIY guest post using something around the […]

9 awesome things to make from a pallet

There’s nothing I love more than a bargain, mix that with crafting and I’m in heaven. A few weeks back we had a pallet delivered with some tiles on and I’ve been trying to decide what to do with it ever since. I’ve seen so many awesome up-cycles that I really can’t decide, but perhaps you […]

Snack Time Scrap Fun

   The other day while at the doctor’s office, I was reading some back issues of Readers Digest and came across an article about this entrepreneur named Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle. TerraCycle is a New Jersey based business that revolutionized Upcycling. What exactly is upcycling? Well, basically it is the fine art of converting […]