Category Crafts

Halloween’s ‘Corpse Bride’

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For this year’s Halloween costume, I came up with such an EASY, NO-SEW way of achieving a high impact look.  The only problem was deciding how scary or sweet to make it.  And boy, did we find both extremes!  We…

Skewered Appetizers

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No-cook appetizer ideas. Skewered appetizers are a life-saver when you just don’t want to cook. They can be sweet or savory. For kids or grown-ups. They really can be anything your heart desires. They are fun to put together and…

How to make a felt Christmas

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Here’s a great felt project idea for the Christmas season. Christmas is a great time to get crafty and whimsical. With the arrival of our first child in 2010, the pressure was on to get into the Christmas spirit! I had…

Paper Name Garland

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How to make a monogram, paper craft garland, for kids and baby room decor. While I was browsing around the craft store the other day, (looking for supplies for another project), I stumbled across this darling scrapbook paper.  The designs…

Christmas Candy Garlands

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I love candy garlands for Christmas.  It really brings to life the spirit of children, during this festive time.  Making them, is a part of the wonderful experience.  You really need to slow down and take your time with these.…

How to Make Felt Flowers

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These flowers are part of a bigger garden project. Here’s how to make the flowers: To Make a Rose Cut out a circle, 5″ in diameter.  You can use a compass, or start with a square.  It doesn’t have to be…

How to make a tulle garland

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How to make a tulle garland to spice up any party or kids room decor. 1. Cut out a cardboard doughnut approximately 6″ across. The larger the doughnut, the larger the pompom will be. (You can also create a large…

How to Make a Felt Board

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How to make a felt board activity for kids. This project is one of the most FUN I’ve done. It’s simple, easy to make, and really fun to create shapes, story boards and characters, you know your kids will love!…