Frozen Inspired I SPY Ornament

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OK,  this one combines several things that kids love so it should be  a big hit in your house. Frozen+Handmade Christmas ornament+ I Spy Game= Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! This is a fun idea to make and let them give to their friends, keep for themselves, or use in an ornament exchange.  Here's the thing.. ...

Fun Santa Claus Crafts

12 Fun Santa Claus Crafts

We love celebrating the 12 day of Christmas as we count down for the big day and all of the fun activities, gifts and parties to attend. This year you can create on of these great  Santa Claus Crafts fore each of the days of Christmas! Fun ornaments, decorations and more make this list perfect ...

Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath

Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath

I love wreaths and am maybe even a little addicted to making one for every holiday and season.  This is a really simple Fall Wreath made from fabric scraps and a few other inexpensive items.  It's a great wreath for anywhere in the home and will look beautiful through Thanksgiving. Fabric Scrap Fall Wreath Supplies: several colors and ...

Fall Decor – Pumpkin with Felt Flowers

Fall Pumpkin with Felt Flowers

I love fall decor that is not just Halloween related, items that can come out early October and stay out until it's time to decorate for winter.  This Pumpkin with Felt Flowers is perfect for all of fall!  I used all browns and creams but you could easily add any color you'd like.  The felt ...

DIY Chevron Trinket Box

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Here's a fun little DIY chevron print trinket box that you can make for a small gift, a treasure box or just for fun.  It's simple, inexpensive and looks pretty without a lot of time or effort.  Just how I like my crafts! Chevron Trinket Box Materials Needed -   1 small cardboard box – I found mine at ...

Duct Tape Flower Hair Clip

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Duct tape is one thing that has so many uses, you should always have several rolls in stock.  In addition to helping you to hold things together, duct tape is now highly popular to use to make fashion accessories.  Although it may look difficult, duct tape is very easy to work with and allows you ...

Frozen Inspired Olaf Upcycled K-Cup Craft

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If you are like me and you have a little Frozen lover in your house (and also a Keurig) then you are definitely going to want to put together this fun Olaf craft.  I always look at those little cups after I am done knocking back a few (coffees that is) and think what a ...

Baseball Decor – DIY Baseball Wreath

DIY Baseball Wreath

Our family loves everything baseball, especially Boston Red Sox Baseball and Baseball Decor like this DIY Baseball Wreath.  We have tons of baseballs around our house but none that my son was willing to part with and I really wanted the baseballs to look aged and well used so I headed to the thrift stores ...

Check out our Boxtrolls!

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The countdown continues until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26). We finished our Boxtrolls, although we're still reading Here Be Monsters (and we need to hurry or we won't finish before the movie comes out!) We had to enter the #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps and took plain old shipping boxes from this:     To this.... To these! Ta-da! Create your own Boxtroll and enter to win ...

Washi Tape Ideas: Washi Tape Bandaids

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I'm not the most graceful swan on the pond.  Truth be told, you can usually find as many bruises on my shins as those of my kids. We go through a LOT of bandaids in this house.  We have dozens and dozens of fun kid-friendly bandages, but my oldest is turning 9 and she's not ...