Crafts

Fun and simple craft ideas! Creative and unique crafts for any budget and skill level.  Featuring arts and crafts projects with easy-to-follow online instructions! These crafts will surely inspire you!

  • Birthday Pennant Banner Photo Display

    I wanted to do a photo display at my son’s first birthday party to showcase the 12 monthly photos I took of him throughout his first year.  Since we had his party inside, I couldn’t have it take up a lot of space so…

  • Monster Cut-Outs with Printable

    I made these monster cut-outs to use at my son’s monster birthday party.  It’s actually really easy to draw monsters since they don’t have a specific body shape – you can make them as crazy looking as you want!  If…

  • Monster Favor Jars

    We just celebrated my son’s first birthday with a Monster-themed party on Saturday.  So be prepared for a slew of monster party ideas in my next several posts – starting with this one!  These monster favor jars are what I…

  • Love Bites: Red Velvet Mini Cupcakes

    Happy Valentine’s Day!!! I had an old box of red velvet cake mix in the pantry that I wanted to use – and what better excuse than Valentine’s Day?!  So last night, my daughter and I tried to make heart-shaped mini…

  • Valentine’s Day Pom-Pom Critters

      If you are looking for a fun and easy craft for you or your little ones to make this Valentine’s Day, make some cute pom-pom creatures!  I made a love bug, lovebirds, and a little pig with felt heart-shaped body…

  • Paper Plate Valentine’s Day Craft

    Here is a craft that kids can do for Valentine’s Day.  I had some leftover Valentine’s Day ribbon from my Conversation Heart Taggie Pillows and a lot of pom poms so I let my daughter use them to decorate a paper plate…

  • Conversation Heart Taggie Pillows

    I think taggie blankets for babies are neat so I thought a fun craft idea for Valentine’s Day would be to make a conversation heart taggie pillow.  I ended up making a few of them because I thought they turned out really…

  • DIY Personalized Photo Frame

    My daughter calls my dad “Po-Po”.  You can easily find personalized picture frames for grandparents who go by more common names such as Papa, Grandpa, Nana, Grandma, etc.  However, you will not find one for Po-Po unless you order a…

  • Minnie Mouse Picture Display

    Here is an easy and inexpensive picture display to make for a Minnie Mouse themed room or party!  Of course, you could always make it a Mickey Mouse picture display by taking away the bow.  It was a great way to display pictures…

  • DIY Magnets

    If you are looking for something to do with all those catalogs you got in the mail over the holidays, then make some unique magnets! They are very easy to make and would look great hanging on your refrigerator, file cabinet,…

  • Weight Loss Tracking with Crochet Marbles

    Happy New Year! If your resolution involves losing weight or getting in shape, here is a great visual way to keep you on track to reach your goal!  You can do this individually or make it a friendly competition/game with…

  • Christmas Yarn-Wrapped Letters

    Merry Christmas Eve! Similar to my Halloween Yarn-Wrapped Letters, I made Christmas yarn-wrapped letters into objects related to Christmas.  I made two different variations for the word “JOY”.  Read below if you are interested in making some of your own!…

  • Chocolate Dipped Holiday Spoons

    I saw chocolate covered spoons meant for stirring into hot drinks in a catalog and thought they would be a neat gift idea for someone who enjoys hot drinks. I decided to make some and quickly discovered that there are many possibilities for what you…

  • Gingerbread Girl Rice Krispies Treats

      I used these cute bow molds (found on Amazon) to make Minnie Mouse pops and Minnie Mouse Rice Krispies Treats for my daughter’s birthday and thought they would be cute to use to make gingerbread girls from Rice Krispies…

  • Felt Elf Hat

    I made a felt elf hat using leftover felt I had on hand to go along with my daughter’s elf outfit that we had her wear for our Christmas cards.   Materials – Red and green felt (preferably extra large pieces) -Measuring…