Here’s a super duper fast project the kids and you will love. The best part is don’t have to run to the store for anything and you’ll have these made in a matter of minutes! Please come and see me over at Spoonful to get the scoop — 3 Minute Paper Snowman Luminaries
When you paint a cardboard tube, it stiffens up. If you paint it, allow it to dry enough to touch it, and then shape it the way you want, it will dry that way creating a fun shaped craft. Just like this coiled candy cane I made for Kix! Head over to get the tutorial – Cardboard Tube Candy Cane Read More »
I love using scrabble tiles for craft projects, they are just too cute and have a personality all their own! You can actually buy scrabble tiles from craft stores, or watch for them at garage sales and thrift stores. Here’s a new ornament I made and posted over at Disney’s Spoonful. Get the full tutorial there –> Scrabble Tile Ornament Read More »
Make pretty luminaries that appear to be covered with freshly fallen snow using snow texture paint! Oh so gorgeous and perfect for the holidays, they are very easy to make. They will look great all lit up on your holiday table, upon the mantle or even lining the walk to your door. I’ll show you how to make some just Read More »
I originally made this clipboard for my husband for Father’s Day, but just haven’t had a chance to post it yet. This was an awesome gift tailored just to him, and here’s why. He’s a car guy. He works on cars, watches TV shows about cars, and loves to tinker with cars. He’s had quite a few different cars, trucks Read More »
Today I’m over at Spoonful and will show you how to make this fun coiled Christmas tree ornament from an ordinary cardboard tube. You can even leave off the sequins and paint them several different colors to use as a decoration you can hang from the ceiling! Get the tutorial for this Cardboard Tube Coiled Christmas Tree Ornament.
Most paper plate crafts involve paint. But this time I decided to use crayons. Sure, there’s some glue involved, but using crayons is far less messy than paint and kids love to color. That means less clean up for you and plenty of fun for them. A Christmas win/win! Get the tutorial and the free patterns for my Paper Plate Read More »
You may have seen something similar to these heart shaped framed maps on Pinterest. That’s where I first saw them. There are several different versions, from individual frames like these, to one long frame with several hearts inside. The idea is great for a wedding gift, birthday, anniversary or even Christmas. Each map represents where a couple met, where they Read More »
I can’t begin to tell you how much fun I had creating these! I had seen some ornaments in Mickey and Minnie Mouse style recently, and I already had it in my head to make a gift card holder from duct tape… so combining the two was a light bulb moment. They are easy to make and look oh so Read More »
Totally fun, I’m officially back to crafting at Spoonful! I made crafts for the Kaboose.com website for five years, two of those years were after Disney had acquired them. A lot of changes took place at Kaboose and eventually many of my projects were migrated over to Disney’s Spoonful.com website. Kaboose is no longer around, Spoonful having taken their place. Read More »
This is totally fun and your kids will think you are SuperMom when you make this magic happen. You’ll need a bar of Ivory soap, only Ivory will do! So don’t try and substitute. :) First, I want you to watch the video below of the soap magic. :) THEN click over to my tutorial on Kix Cereal’s website and Read More »
Recently my daughter’s manager asked me to make an ornament for their baby’s first Christmas. My nephew’s wife also had a baby during 2013, so I decided to make two, one for a girl, and one for a boy. I’m all about snowmen, so I thought these would be a perfect fit! I’ll be wrapping up Max’s ornament and sending Read More »
It’s amazing what you can make out of a recycled cardboard tube. Take this little Christmas village for example. I only have six buildings here, but imagine how expansive it could be! What an awesome classroom craft this would make, with every child making one building. You’d have a huge village to display for the holidays. As a child I Read More »
According to the news, it could be thousands of years before Hannukah falls this close to Thanksgiving again! many are calling it Thanksgivukkah this year! I created this cereal menorah for Kix Cereal and would love it if you stopped over to get the step by step instructions! Go to – Kix Cereal Menorah Craft.
“May the odds be ever in your favor!” Famous words from a famous book series called The Hunger Games. If you’re a fan like we are, then you recognized that quote immediately. So why not take a piece of that book with you wherever you go? These Hunger Games charms are perfect for keychains or necklaces! With the new movie Read More »
Making a personalized Christmas ornament is pretty is easy to do. You will need a simple plaster ornament from the craft store and your computer to create the saying that you want on it. Pretty metallic paint is perfect for the holidays, so be sure and check out all the colors while you’re at the store. I made this ornament Read More »