Category Archives for DIY & Crafts

Kids Craft Essentials

This article was first published waaaay back in 2007 but Ali Edwards is still going strong.  We like that!  If you’re into scrapbooking with your kids or you just want some ideas – we encourage you to take  a look.  Enjoy! ********************************************************************************************************** Recently Ali Edwards wrote an article in her e-zine about her essential scrapbook supplies. […]

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Valentines Chocolates Kids Can Make

When I was younger, this was a family holiday tradition. It started as a Christmas tradition but quickly took over most holidays. Any child who can hold a tooth pick and can understand basic instructions can help with this. Even my 2 year old sister loved this one. You need: colored chocolate melts, valentine’s chocolate […]

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Mason Jar Chandelier

Holly over at The Giles Frontier has such a cute Mason Jar craft that I couldn’t resist posting one more.  In fact, I’m even thinking about instituting Mason Jar Monday (doesn’t that sound fun?). Take a look here – Mason Jar Outdoor Chandlier Isn’t it pretty?  

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Mason Jars: An Addiction

I have a confession. I’m addicted to a couple things. Mason Jars Office Supplies Coffee Linens We’ll leave it there for now. 😉 I painted a mason jar, ok a couple mason jars, a coral color to match a few accent walls.   I just dribbled a bit of leftover paint inside the jar, twirled […]

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Free Cross Stitch Patterns for the 25 Days of Stitchmas

My friend, Loretta, over at Stitching The Night Away is doing Christmas Cross Stitching up right with her 25 Days of Stitchmas!!  How cool is that?! Whether you’re a crafty cross stitcher or you’re just looking to learn – hop on over to the Stitching The Night Away where Loretta promises : Every day from […]

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Finding a Hobby that Helps you De-stress and Relax

Image by patti haskins via Flickr I’m a firm believer that everyone needs a hobby of some kind. We need ways to occupy our mind, relieve stress, and express our creativity. When I say creativity, I don’t necessarily mean that you have to pain masterpieces. Even a hobby such as gardening can be an expression […]

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Fun Ideas for Fall Crafts

I love fall! The colors of the leaves turning shades of golden orange and brown is just gorgeous. The gorgeous fall colors can inspire some wonderful fall craft ideas for your children as well. Here are a few ways you can take advantage of all nature has to offer this fall. 1. Leaf Tracings Start […]

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