DIY Glitter Window Clings

F totally loves crafting with glue these days, so I’ve been looking for ideas that allow him to use a lot of glue. These glitter window clings were the perfect craft for him.

Tree Decorations from Homemade Clay

We had a lot of fun making these festive decorations!

Craft Stick Photo Puzzles

We really love puzzles in our house at the moment, so I thought I would make a couple of these craft stick puzzles to send to my son’s cousins.

Mesh Fruit Bag Painting

I’ve been thinking for a long time that I could use those mesh bags that fruit comes in for some sort of craft. Finally I hit on the idea of using them for painting.  

Personalized Soap Bottle

I thought it would be fun for my son to have his own hand soap bottle – decorated with his favorite train!

Soda Bottle Flower Prints

I love this quick and easy printing technique – the flowers look so cute! I mixed some paint on a paper plate and showed F how to make the prints using the bases of two (different) empty soda bottles.  He enjoyed stamping with the bottles – and he mostly got the paint on the paper! […]

Kid Friendly Holiday Crafts

At Christmas time, the kids are home from school and you need to help entertain them. Here are some simple, kid friendly crafts that you can do with your kids without a lot of time or money invested. Cardboard Candle Sticks   A great idea for a Christmas craft is one that you serve a […]

DIY Patriotic Pinwheel Corsage

It’s that time of year again – the time to show your patriotic colors and celebrate our Independence!  This holiday corsage takes the traditional pinwheel and transforms it into a showy brooch, perfect for a picnic or get-together.  Use vintage fabrics and trims for a piece even Martha Washington couldn’t resist! Materials *2 colors of […]

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 […]