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Do it Yourself Designer Wrapping Paper

Do it Yourself Designer Wrapping Paper
We love incorporating our kids art into creative projects. We’ve mentioned before that using your child’s artwork to wrap some of your small presents throughout the year (Birthdays, Holidays..) is a great way to re-purpose and not have to actually keep the entire stash yourself. If you haven’t...
December 18th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Thanksgiving Craft: Pinecone Turkeys

Thanksgiving Craft: Pinecone Turkeys
I love a good Thanksgiving craft, especially if it’s something that can keep the kids busy while you’re slaving away in the kitchen. This one is super simple, especially if you have some pinecones in your yard, you can send them out to hunt them down. Here’s what you’ll need: Pinecones,...
November 24th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Go Boo Someone!

Go Boo Someone!
Not familiar with it? Here’s how it goes. Assemble two Halloween treat bags to be given away to your neighbors or friends. Then make two boo signs (pictured on this post or search for an image on the internet) and two sheets of paper with the following instructions: You’ve Been Boo’d! 1....
October 17th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins
We love crafts, we love Halloween and we absolutely fell in love with this cute, easy and super inexpensive craft we saw in an issue of Southern Living. Because we craft a fair amount in this house, we had the acrylic paints and brushes on hand, we hit the thrift stores for some different size mason...
October 6th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Craft Idea: 4th of July Fireworks

Craft Idea: 4th of July Fireworks
As we’ve been marking through activities on the summer fun list, we thought now was as good a time as any to do some painting, and since the 4th of July is just a few days away, we got all Patriotic with this activity, painting up some Fireworks. This is a fun little craft and pretty easy too!   What...
July 1st, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

You Color My World, Valentine

You Color My World, Valentine
My kids school doesn’t allow snacks or candies when it comes to Valentine’s Day and class parties, and although I think Valentine’s Day is incomplete without a box of Conversation Hearts, I will abide by the rules. Begrudgingly. I guess. No candy and no treats means boring getting creative...
February 5th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts and Decorations Made Easy

Thanksgiving Crafts and Decorations Made Easy
We had so much fun sharing these ideas with our friends over at Daytime Alabama. You still have time to pull this together in time for Thanksgiving, click the link to see how you can make a Thanksgiving Tree and some really cute name place holders. Thanksgiving Craft with Daytime Alabama      
November 20th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Easy Ideas for a Halloween Playdate

Easy Ideas for a Halloween Playdate
It’s close to Halloween and if you’re planning a party or playdate for the big spooky day, give some of these ideas a try. They’re great for kids and they will love getting involved. No Cook Pumpkin Playdoh – This makes a great little take home gift for your guests. Ingredients: 1...
October 18th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to eat, to make | Read More

Using Kid Created Art

Using Kid Created Art
My kids love to create some little masterpieces. We have discussed the battle of the artwork before, but I found a new way to use their art, preserve it, and not have piles of it sitting around. Take photos of the artwork, reduce the size, print. Cut them out and paste them onto a background. Pick a...
June 24th, 2013 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Holiday Craft: Melted Bead Ornaments

Holiday Craft: Melted Bead Ornaments
These are super simple and super cute.. My kids absolutely loved making them and arranging their beads. What you’ll need: Various shapes of metal cookie cutters – Must be metal and not coated Plastic beads. Opaque or translucent. We used pony beads and they worked great. Thin wire to make...
December 10th, 2012 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More