DIY Bowl Cover

July 15, 2014 2 Comments | Disclosure
DIY Bowl Cover

This DIY bowl cover has so many uses. I made this one to cover my mixer bowl. It will be perfect for when I need to cover yeast dough while it rises, or keep frosting from drying out. It is also good for any kind of mixing or storage bowl. Want to ... Read More...

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DIY Sparkler Wand

DIY Sparkler Wand

With July 4th approaching, fireworks are everywhere. This sparkler wand is a perfect way to let your little ones participate in sparkler fun. They can pretend, and play, and be just like the big kids. They will likely want to keep playing “sparklers” ... Read More...

Crafts for Kids!

June 24, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
frugal crafts for kids

Frugal Family Fun: Craft Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy! Whether it is Spring Break, summer, a weekend, or just a good time for a family activity, these fun and frugal craft ideas will come in handy! Keep the kids busy and keep boredom at bay, at least ... Read More...

DIY Dried Flowers Shadow Box

June 17, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Final- DIY Dried Flower Shadow Box

Spring is ending and those hot summer days are almost here. Many of those spring-time blooms we love are beginning to fade. This shadow box project allows you to make a special decorative memory of your flowers. Whether they be from your own garden ... Read More...

{Quiet} Summer Fun For The Kids…

June 12, 2014 1 Comment | Disclosure
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Looking for a little down time while the kids are on summer vacation? How about picking up an  Origami book for them? In no time they'll be  folding and creasing plain pieces of paper into beautiful swans and flowers.  And before you know it, ... Read More...

Father’s Day Booklet Children’s Craft

Father's Day Booklet Children's Craft

I had a lot of fun putting this cute little booklet together. I think your children will really enjoy writing down some memories and thoughts about their dads. The first part of the booklet is intended for your child to record their own responses ... Read More...

DIY Patriotic Pennant Banner

Patriotic Pennant Banner

This red, white, and blue patriotic banner is a cute decoration that can be used for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, Labor Day, or any other patriotic day. It’s stylish, and easy to make. The Supplies: ¼ yard white duck canvas blue and ... Read More...

DIY Fabric Planter Pots and Painted Planter Pots

Fabric Pots Final

With Mother’s Day coming up and spring in full swing, what better activity than a making a fun, fresh, personalized planter pot. It is simple and beautiful. In this tutorial I will make two styles, fabric-covered planter pots and painted planter ... Read More...

DIY Post-It Note Holder and Washi Tape Pen {Teacher Gift}

May 3, 2014 11 Comments | Disclosure
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Teacher Appreciation week is sneaking right up on us! I like to do a few small gifts for my kids’ teachers throughout the week. I taught for a few years and know how much time they put into their jobs. When I was teaching I got some crazy gifts so I ... Read More...