Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

If you have a class or group to make Easter treats for, make them mini baskets using Solo cups!   Here is how to make them: Craft Supplies: Free Bunny Ears Printable For Party Cup Scissors 9 Oz. Clear SOLO Party Cups Wired ribbon or wired twine (shown) How to make mini treat baskets: Punch holes in each side of the top of each cup. Cut about 5-6 inches or wired ribbon or twine, push the ribbon…

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How To Make Gold Leaf and Chalk Paint Mason Jar Vases

How To Make Gold Leaf and Chalk Paint Mason Jar Vases

I think these are just SO beautiful… Do you have extra sauce jars or mason jars you have been saving for *some* craft some day? Learn how to use trendy chalk paint with an accent of gold leaf to create something magical: a shabby chic flower vase! For a candlelit outdoor event or even just an afternoon picnic in the fresh air, these add something special no matter what the occasion!   Read More about…

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Cake In A Mug Gift Basket

Cake In A Mug Gift Basket

   What do you get for Mom? Well, I try to think about what I would want. And for me, cake is never the wrong answer! 🙂 Here is how to make a cute little “Cake In A Mug” kit. (Actually, this makes 3 kits.) What you will need:(Makes 3) Pillsbury Funfetti Moist Supreme Cake Mix 3 Giant Mugs (Pier One has great big ones that look like soup bowls with handles!) 3 Mini whisks…

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Make a Giant 3D Fabric Letter

Make a Giant 3D Fabric Letter

Another one of the decorations I made for my Sister-In-Law’s baby shower was this giant 3D Fabric Letter. It was covered in her favorite fabric — teal chevron! The cool thing about these letters is they are made with just fabric, foam board, and hot glue…this makes them surprisingly light and means you can hang them anywhere…even in a baby’s nursery. Here is how I made the giant fabric “c” to hang at the party….

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Dish Towel Aprons and Kids Thanksgiving Fun

Dish Towel Aprons and Kids Thanksgiving Fun

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is cooking with the kids in the kitchen. Not the hard stuff like basting the turkey, but kids love to have jobs helping make the “big meal.” When I was little, one of my three sisters got to learn how to make butter in school. You get heavy cream and simply shake it in a glass jar until all the solids come together. This became a fun kid’s…

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Stars and Stripes Quick 3D Wreath

Check out this awesome tutorial from Brandy on her blog “Brandy’s Crafts” – she made a 3 dimensional, red, white, and blue star wreath that is adorable on any door or window even. Quick and easy – Make one today and have it done before the family comes over this week…or what a sweet hostess gift to bring to your 4th of July parties! Gluesticks: Summer 3-D Star Wreath.

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Make a Photo Cover Notebook

Make a Photo Cover Notebook

What can you make for Father’s Day that will make him smile and maybe not cost an arm and a leg? Here is one of my new favorite craft ideas using cheapy-cheap dollar store finds. Make stack of custom photo covered notebooks! (By the way…this one is a great universal gift for just about anyone and any occasion.  :)) I found these cute little notebooks (you know, the size that fits perfectly in your purse)…

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