Category Archives: Crafts

Fall Fun and Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Yesterday, we took the kids to Youngs Dairy in Springfield to do the corn maze and pick out a pumpkin.  It was a beautiful fall day – not too hot, not too cold.  We had a great time! On the wagon ride back, the kids started discussing how we would carve the pumpkin –  which led me to… Keep Reading »

Make Zhu Zhu Pet Clothes and Save Big

Have your kids been caught up in the Zhu Zhu Pet craze?  If they have, then I don’t have to tell you how pricey the clothes and accessories are. With a little bit of time and some fabric scraps, you can make zhu zhu pet clothes yourself. When you think about it, there’s not much to them. Yet… Keep Reading »

Free Plastic Canvas Patterns – Get Crafty Without Paying a Cent!

Plastic Canvas is a popular pastime enjoyed by people of all ages. People love it because of how quickly projects can be completed. Additionally, it is a multi-faceted craft that can take many forms. Unlike cross-stitch, you aren’t limited to just two-dimensional pictures. Plastic canvas projects can be three-dimensional. Popular projects include magnets, coasters, and tissue box covers.… Keep Reading »

Handmade for Christmas – Crafting for American Girl Dolls

At the beginning of 2010, the bookworm and the little one got their first American Girl dolls.  Since then, they have officially become American Girl fanatics.  Every time a catalog arrives in the mail, they spend days looking through it, adding items to their Christmas wish list. Since another American Girl doll topped both of their Christmas lists,… Keep Reading »