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!

  • Crayon Melt

    Crayon Melt Tic-Tac-Toe

    Recently, I noticed our crayon bin was beginning to overflow so much that the lid would no longer close. Many of the crayons were broken or worn down, so instead of throwing them away, I wanted to try melting them…

  • DIY Painted Sign

    DIY Painted Sign

    I made a western-style personalized sign to go along with my son’s stuffed animal storage corral. The technique I used is pretty simple and can be adapted to any style lettering/font you might choose. You don’t even need to buy…

  • Stuffed Animal Storage

    Stuffed Animal Storage

    If I had a dollar for every stuffed animal in my house, I would have enough money to buy at least 100 more stuffed animals! But seriously, my three kids have definitely collected quite a few stuffed animals during their…

  • LOL Surprise Doll

    Wrapping LOL Surprise Dolls

      My daughter asked for “LOL Surprise!” dolls this year for Christmas. If you are unfamiliar with these toys (like I was about 2 months ago), they are tiny dolls that come packaged in a plastic ball so you do…

  • DIY Wrapping Paper Roll Broomstick

    Quick and Easy DIY Wrapping Paper Roll Broomstick I don’t know about you, but when it comes to thinking about my kids’ Halloween costume accessories, I can only describe it in one way: LAST-MINUTE! We always get the main costumes…

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    Easy DIY Mickey Bucket

    If you are looking for a last-minute accessory for a Mickey Mouse costume this Halloween, make this cute Mickey pail so your little one has a matching candy bucket when trick-or-treating! I made one for my son a few years…

  • USA Yarn-Wrapped Letters

    I hope everyone has a safe and happy Fourth of July! This is a little embarrassing to admit, but I planned to post these yarn-wrapped letters last year and never finished them in time. I just finished them today! It’s…

  • Yarn Wrapped Letters Joy

    Throwback Thursday- Christmas Yarn-Wrapped Letters! ( from 2014)

    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!…

  • Pregnancy Announcement for Three!

    This is the reason I have been MIA lately! We just had our baby girl right before Thanksgiving! Once things settle down again, I plan to post more regularly. I thought I would share our pregnancy announcement photo with you.…

  • Father’s Day Frame

    If you are trying to find a last-minute gift to make for Father’s Day this weekend, try this simple idea! Take a picture of your kiddo(s) holding a letter to spell out “DAD” (or whatever name they use for their…

  • Teacher Wipe- Off Board

    I’m really sorry I haven’t posted in a long time but I think I have a pretty good excuse!  We are unexpectedly expecting our third baby (due at the end of November) and I have been having pretty intense morning sickness.  It has…

  • Flower Pen Bouquet

    Here is an idea for a Mother’s Day gift or just something fun to make for spring! I made this flower pen bouquet for my mom for Mother’s Day about six or seven years ago. She’s a teacher and enjoys…

  • Monster Cupcakes

      I’m sorry I haven’t posted in so long! We are all finally getting over being sick so it’s been crazy around here lately. I decided to make monster cupcakes for my son’s birthday party. I thought the monster faces…

  • Footprint Monster Thank-You Cards

      I wanted to include my son in writing the thank-you cards for his first birthday party, so I thought it would be cute to make a “footprint monster” for the main design on the front of each card. I…

  • Diaper Box Indoor Cornhole Game

    When I was trying to come up with some indoor activities for my kids this winter, I thought it would be cool to make them an indoor cornhole game. I decided to incorporate the game into my son’s birthday party…

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    Monster Party Hat

      Here is a fun and simple way to make plain party hats into monster hats.  This would be great for a birthday party with a monster theme or even a Halloween party.  It would also be a neat activity for kids to do for…