DIY Stencil – For accent walls and more

August 19, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
DIY Stencil- final

While the children are away, mom shall play! Now that school is back in session for most, it is a great time for a DIY project at home. I have wanted to do a small accent wall for awhile, but I have not wanted to pay an arm and a leg for a designer ... Read More...

DIY Teacher Gift for Back-to-School

August 7, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Teacher Gift final

Teachers do so much for our children. I have read that teachers typically put $1,000 per year of their own money into classroom supplies. A practical gift that will benefit the classroom is a great start to the school year. Putting it together in a ... Read More...

Join Craftsy Get Online Classes, Craft Deals & More!

August 5, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure

Do you enjoy crafts and want to learn a new one or get better at one you already know?  Craftsy is an online education site that is designed to help you succeed: with Craftsy you can learn when, where, and how you like.  They also have daily deal ... Read More...

Summer Boredom Busters

July 26, 2014 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Crayola Dry Erase Activity Center

Keep the kids busy and happy for under $15? It's the middle of the summer and it is the time in my family when the dreaded "Bored" word starts to creep into our house!  Keep the kids happy and entertained with these for under $15 each! Crayola ... Read More...

DIY Bowl Cover

July 15, 2014 5 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
Paper flying dragone

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...