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Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Do you have a friend you just can’t imagine life without? A friend you are certain the stars aligned the day you two met and you actually won the friendship lottery. Let her know just how lucky you are to have a friend like her […]

Simple DIY Watercolor Wall Art

Simple DIY Watercolor Wall Art

I know a girl. She puts the color inside my whole world. maybe you’ve seen her taking a more hands-on, behind the scenes role around here? Post by Kids Stuff World. She’s always inspiring and has more creative talent than I know what to do […]

Getting Crafty w/ DIY Halloween Costumes for PB Kids

Getting Crafty w/ DIY Halloween Costumes for PB Kids

Huge thanks to Pottery Barn Kids for sponsoring this Handmade Halloween crafting session! I’ve been a sucker for Handmade Halloween and diy Halloween costumes since my kids were born. I’m not really a big Halloween person, I don’t do scary and we don’t eat a […]

An Afternoon of Easter Candy Fun

An Afternoon of Easter Candy Fun

Today’s edible art project is brought to you by Imperial Sugar. My family had such a great time working on these easter candy craft bowls. The pastel colors make them perfect for Easter, imagine serving them up as little edible place settings or even in […]

Simple Advent Activity: Paper Plate Bow Wreaths

Simple Advent Activity: Paper Plate Bow Wreaths

I’m so excited today to be joining the Creative Christmas Countdown with so many of my favorite kid crafts bloggers. Alissa of Creative with Kids and Maggy of Red Ted Art created this online advent calendar as a way for bloggers to share fun, simple […]

Dollar Store Statement Necklace: Gifts Kids Can Make

Dollar Store Statement Necklace: Gifts Kids Can Make

Today I am stepping WAY out of my comfort zone and doing something really fun. Isn’t that when you really learn something about yourself? When you push that envelope and really challenge yourself. I took a leap of faith and joined some of my favorite […]

Eco Art Camera: A Quick How To

Eco Art Camera: A Quick How To

We call it the Eco Art Camera because it is part art project, part craft project, made of 100% recyclables and all around awesome. Seriously, my guys played with these things for months before they eventually pulled the buttons and lenses off, then we added […]

Handprint Reindeer Ornaments

Handprint Reindeer Ornaments

I realized after posting our advent activities this year, there was way too much focus on out & about activities and far too little crafts at home and time spent learning the true meaning of Christmas. Not that we weren’t still doing some of this, […]

Pillow Week: 15 minute Floor Pillows

Pillow Week: 15 minute Floor Pillows

I have been planning to make a few floor pillows for our playroom for …. um, EVER. Just like everything else, I’ve pushed this project to the back burner. UNTIL … this week, when the stars aligned and I had two causes for action – […]

DIY Halloween Decorations

DIY Halloween Decorations

I think Halloween is as fun as the next person, but I have a hard time swallowing the news that it is the 2nd largest grossing merchandising holiday next to Christmas. Something about that just makes me really sad, besides I just have better things […]