Halloween Doily Spider Web Banner

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HALLOWEEN DOILY SPIDER WEB BANNER SUPPLIES NEEDED: Assorted white doilies (Find these at thrift stores or the dollar section at Michael’s Craft store) Black or orange ribbon, thin Assorted fake spiders Craft glue Scissors DIRECTIONS: Begin by cutting a length of ribbon that is as long as you wish for the banner to be. Fold each doilie in half over the ribbon. Be sure to line them up evenly. Use some craft glue to secure the two halves together. Line {Read More}

Burlap Halloween Wreath

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BURLAP HALLOWEEN WREATH SUPPLIES NEEDED: Foam wreath form 1 yard of burlap fabric Hot glue, glue gun Scissors Twine Black ribbon Halloween scrapbook paper Mini Owl (Dollar Tree, $1) DIRECTIONS Begin by cutting your burlap fabric into 1-2 inch thick strips. Add a generous dab of hot glue to the end of the fabric strip. Press it to the inside of the wreath form. You can now start wrapping your fabric. Wrap it tightly around the form, pulling firmly as {Read More}

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL}

Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL} 5

This headband is about the cutest thing ever. What is even better is that it is made with old tshirts. If your kids outgrow something, you can upcycle for another purpose and that is exactly what we did here. UPCYCLED T-SHIRT STRIP HEADBAND SUPPLIES 3 pieces of white t-shirt cut to approximate 2” wide & 24” long 3 pieces of hot pink t-shirt cut to approximately 2” wide & 24” long Additional t-shirt scraps in smaller pieces for creating flowers {Read More}

UPCYCLED & REPURPOSED CRAFT: Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish ~ Easy & Cute!

UPCYCLED AND REPURPOSED MASON JAR LID JEWELRY DISH

This feels weird to say because I fight my hoarder tendencies everyday (thanks Mom!) but lately we have some fun recycling and repurposing some things around our house. Normally we try to get everything out in the recycling bin ASAP so the kids don’t snag it for some makeshift playdough holder. However lately I have saved several very sturdy plastic containers to try a few things out with (coming soon on the blog). This Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish is {Read More}

FrogTape® Textured Surface™ with PaintBlock® Technology

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We do a lot of DIY in this house. We love trying new products and using them to make things for our house. We paint, build and pretty will try anything at least once. We just recently tried Textured Surface by FrogTape for our latest project and it turned out really well. My son decided that he wanted stripes in his {Read More}

DIY Flower Pot Apple ~ Perfect Back to School Craft

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The approaching fall season means it is time to start thinking apples. This DIY flower pot apple is a great way to make your own colorful little apples, perfect for hiding treasures in or even for filling with gummy worms for back to school fun. Take a peek below at how to make your own in just minutes and using just a handful of supplies. These are so fun! DIY FLOWER POT APPLE SUPPLIES NEEDED: Small Terra cotta flower pot {Read More}

Kool Aid Dye & Scented Wood

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Die wood easily and inexpensively while adding a pop of scent as well. We found these cute monogram initials at our local Micheal’s. Aren’t they adorable? My daughter wants us to now dye her name in Kool Aid letters because this letter is so cute! KOOL AID DYE & SCENTED WOOD SUPPLIES NEEDED: 1 packet of Kool Aid, color and flavor of your choice 2 tablespoons of water Paint brush, foam or bristle works great Small bowl Wood object of {Read More}

DIY Wooden Crate Lemonade Stand

DIY Wooden Crate Lemonade Stand

Hot summer days and bored kids leave you looking for things to do and ways to cool down. Ice cold lemonade from your very own lemonade stand can help you with both of these. Give the kids a little extra pocket money with a lesson in entrepreneurship.   This lemonade stand was pretty inexpensive to put together, and only took about half an hour to build once I had gathered all my supplies. The counter can be covered in a pretty {Read More}

DIY Quick & Easy Chair Upcycle {Step-by-Step Tutorial}

DIY Quick & Easy Chair Upcycle

I love crafting with used things that people throw out. Chairs like that can usually be had for less than $10 at yard sales. It takes a small amount of money to completely make it your own. Check out how we transformed this chair into something we proudly display in our house.   DIY QUICK & EASY CHAIR UPCYCLE SUPPLIES NEEDED: Old chair Paint of your choice (spray or roll on will do) Medium Grade sandpaper Screwdriver Staple gun, staples {Read More}

DIY Framed Chalkboard Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Do you have an old painting or picture lying around that you love the frame, but hate the picture? You can also search for treasures at yard sales. We found the picture and frame above for $2. We have also had great luck with really nice frame on clearance at Target. You can turn any of those frames into a chalkboard like this one! With just an old picture, chalkboard paint, and chalk, you can create a fun organizational center {Read More}

Patriotic Burlap Bunting Banner

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Ring in the 4th of July when you create this patriotic burlap bunting banner. Easy and inexpensive to make, it uses trendy burlap and bright patriotic colors to really add a pop of style to your space. A fun craft for an adult or easy enough for a child, this patriotic bunting banner is the perfect holiday décor piece. Take a look and see how we created one in just minutes. PATRIOTIC BURLAP BUNTING BANNER MATERIALS NEEDED: 1 roll of {Read More}

25+ Duct Tape Crafts

25 Duct Tape Crafts

I grew up with a father who used duct tape for everything. He LOVES duct tape and always has a few rolls available at his house. However, in the olden days, we had one color of duct tape. It was grey. These days duct tape comes in a variety of colors, patterns, sizes and more. You can literally find duct tape for pretty much anything. In fact, here is what we use most often: Keeping kids busy this summer doesn’t {Read More}