Bird Feeder Wreath Craft

Here is a fun craft that you and your child(ren) can make! Have you ever made your own bird feeder? I am sure you have heard about the pinecone and peanut butter feeders, but this one is a step up from that! This is a bird feeder wreath!  Photo credit:  www.todayshomeowner.com Here is what you will need: 1/3 cup of fresh cranberries 1/3 cup of pumpkin seeds 1/3 cup of almonds 4 cups of bird seed ½ cup of gelatin mixed with ¼ cup of … [Read more...]

Beat Summer Time Boredom (Craft)

When kids are out of school for the Summer, this can put some real stress on parents because they need to now find ways to entertain their children since they are going to (most likely) be home all day long instead of at school or after-care. No matter what you have planned, there will almost always be a day or two where your child(ren) will come up to you and say those two famous words, “I’m bored.” It’s time to prepare for those two dreaded … [Read more...]

Recycled Tin Can Windsocks Craft

Do you have some old soup cans or coffee cans sitting around?  A lot of people like to recycle theirs, but sometimes we do not have any recycle centers close by.  If that is the case, take them and make a fun windsock out of them! You will need: Paint Paintbrushes Tin cans Glue Colorful ribbons Any extra embellishments you want to use to decorate your windsock with, such as glitter, sequins, gemstones, stickers, … [Read more...]

Create Your Own Tabletop Basketball Game

If your kids are into sports like mine are, they are going to love this craft.  This is great for when your kids are really bored and cannot leave the house, such as rainy or snowy days. You will need: A clear plastic cup (jello cups work well) Markers A coloring page of a backboard for a template Card stock Stickers A straw Egg carton cup Masking Tape A pom-pom Start out by cutting out the bottom of your plastic cup and … [Read more...]

DIY Crystal Decorated Phone Case

A phone case is pretty much a necessity these days. I am participating in the #LumiaSwitch project and need a great phone case for my Lumia 830 so I thought I would get creative with it.  No matter how long you’ve been holding onto a cell phone, it’s bound to fall to the ground sooner or later.  Just because you need to cover up your phone for protective reasons doesn’t mean your case has to be ugly.  You also don’t have to break the bank by … [Read more...]

Easy Photo Flower and Vase Craft

Are you ready for another craft post?  Buying a vase and flowers can get really expensive (especially around Valentine’s Day when the prices are marked up even higher than usual) but I have found a cheaper way to make a photo flower craft and put it in a homemade vase!  Kids will love this one because it is very hands-on and they will be so proud to hand it over to the person receiving the gift! See the image above for a quick version of … [Read more...]

52 Things I Love About You – DIY Valentines Day Gift

Do you have an old deck of cards lying around?  Do you want to do something creative with them?  Here's a fun Valentine's Day project for you. You will need: a deck of cards a marker (any color) some paper tape a hole puncher pair of scissors two binder rings You can find binder rings at Walmart for a great price.  You can even find them at a local dollar store! Directions: First you need to cut the paper up in squares … [Read more...]