Category Archives: Crafts

5 Minute Handmade Easter Cards

Don’t think you have time to make handmade cards this Easter?  Think again!  If you have just 5 minutes, you can make one of these cute handmade Easter cards!  They are each made using the Stampin’ Up Eggstra Spectacular Stamp Set and feature the Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper. This tutorial includes directions to make the basic card… Keep Reading »

Paper Pumpkin Craft Kit Reveal ~ March 2014

I was so excited that my Paper Pumpkin craft kit arrived this afternoon. It’s always so much fun when I see that orange box in my mailbox. For those of you who haven’t heard of it, Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription kit full of fun papercrafting goodies. Be sure to see my review of the Paper Pumpkin… Keep Reading »

Fun Craft Subscription Box with No Obligation!

Have you heard of the Paper Pumpkin Craft Subscription Box?  Paper Pumpkin is a fun and inexpensive kit full of paper crafting goodies that arrives at your door once a month.  You never know what surprises each kit will contain, so it is always great fun opening the box after it arrives in the mail! A 30 Minute… Keep Reading »

Easy St Patricks Day Favors – Gold Coin Filled Pillow Boxes

Every year for St Patrick’s Day, I make a special meal where everything is green-colored.  As part of our special family celebration I always have special St Patricks Day favors for the kids.  This year I am decorating pillow boxes for each of the kids and filling them with chocolate coins – the ones covered in gold foil.… Keep Reading »

Repurpose Christmas Cards Into Project Life Filler Cards

Each year I struggle with what to do with all the Christmas cards we receive. I hate to throw them out, but don’t quite know what to do with them either. I have written in the past about using Christmas cards to make gift tags for next year.  This year, I have a different use for them.  I… Keep Reading »

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Kids

Are your kids too young to carve a pumpkin?  Then be sure to check out these fun Halloween pumpkin decorating ideas for kids that will still let the younger ones join in on the fun.  With these no-carve ideas you won’t have to worry about whether or not they will cut themselves.  (Because I am not the only… Keep Reading »

5 Homemade Christmas Gifts To Start Now

I love giving homemade gifts each year. They take a little more time, sure.  However, handmade gifts are full of meaning because the recipient knows how much time and love you put into making it. So today I thought I would share 5 homemade Christmas gift ideas that you can start working on now. I know what you… Keep Reading »

Crochet Bunny Easter Basket – Free Craft Pattern

Want to make your child an Easter basket they will cherish always? Keep reading to see the free pattern for an adorable crochet bunny Easter Basket. A couple of years ago, I made my kids all a homemade Easter basket.   I wanted baskets that could be reused from year to year instead of the Wal-mart 97 cent specials… Keep Reading »

Shamrock Magnet Plastic Canvas Pattern For St Patricks Day

Looking for a quick plastic canvas project for St. Patrick’s Day?  This Shamrock Magnet plastic canvas pattern for St. Patrick’s day is cute and works up super fast.  Like in less than a half an hour! It’s been awhile since I made any new plastic canvas patterns to share.  So I thought I would design a couple of… Keep Reading »

Reindeer Noses Christmas Favors

Looking for a simple idea to make for your child’s holiday party at school?  These Reindeer Noses Christmas Favors are sure to be a hit with the kids and you can put them together quickly. My husband’s company Christmas party was last night and these Reindeer Noses Christmas favors were at each place setting.  Everyone was commenting on… Keep Reading »