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!

  • DIY Christmas Cards

    DIY Christmas Cards

    Here is a simple idea for making your own Christmas cards.  You can make it a fun family activity by getting everyone involved in making them. My husband’s parents gave the kids adorable elf outfits to wear for Christmas this year…

  • Advent Calendar Activity

    Sorry this is a little late, but here is an idea for an activity kids can do when counting down the days until Christmas.  It is a magnetic Advent calendar so you can put it on your refrigerator.  Kids turn the…

  • Cardboard Fireplace

    We moved this year and we don’t have a fireplace at our new house, but…… we do have a lot of moving boxes and moving paper, which can be just as good!  I wanted to make a fireplace so we would…

  • Thanksgiving Activities for Toddlers and Kids

      Turkey “Sandprints” I thought it would be neat to color a turkey handprint using sand instead of the usual crayons, markers or paint. It is a great way to capture your child’s handprints and it is a fun activity…

  • Turkey Sugar Cookies

    My daughter loves using cookie cutters to make shapes with Play Doh so I thought it would be fun for us to make some Thanksgiving cookies. I was looking through my cookie cutters to see if I had any related…

  • Thanksgiving Table Place Marker for Kids

      This is a quick and easy place marker to make for kids at the Thanksgiving table. Put this turkey jar along with some paper or coloring pages related to Thanksgiving to keep kids occupied.   Materials: – Clean baby…

  • Minnie Mouse Thank You Cards with Printable Labels

      I used circle labels I created on the computer and a Mickey Mouse punch (found on Amazon) for the Minnie Mouse pops and thank-you cards I made for my daughter’s 2nd birthday party. Below I provide the printable labels…

  • Turkey Pen Pail

    For a new spin on flower pens, I decided to make feather pens.  They would be neat by themselves, but I thought for Thanksgiving, I would make them into turkey feathers.  I didn’t know if they made brown floral tape or…

  • Minnie Mouse Cookie Pops!

    I made these Minnie Mouse cookie pops to give out as favors at my daughter’s Minnie Mouse birthday party.  In the past, I have seen them made from Oreo cookies, so I wanted to try something different.  Instead of Oreos, I decided…

  • Minnie Mouse Cake and Cupcakes!

    My daughter absolutely adores Minnie Mouse, so for her second birthday, I wanted to make her a Minnie Mouse cake.  I made her a large Minnie Mouse cake on her actual birthday and Minnie Mouse cupcakes for her birthday party the following week.  I am by no means…

  • Baby Footprint Frames

    I love footprint crafts!  Aren’t baby feet so cute?! This footprint picture frame (above) that I made with my daughter back in February 2013 was inspired by supermomsteph.blogspot.com.  We were living in Texas at the time and I thought it would be…

  • Halloween Yarn-Wrapped Letters!

    Happy Halloween, everyone!  I have always liked the look of yarn-wrapped letters so I decided to try making some of my own.  Instead of simply wrapping them and leaving them as plain letters, I made each letter into a Halloween object. …

  • Black Cat Pretzels

    While shopping recently, I saw these awesome lime green candy melts that reminded me of cat eyes. Since chocolate covered pretzels are one of my favorite types of candy, I decided to make black cat chocolate pretzels for Halloween. I…

  • Spider Family Baby Jar Candy Dishes!

    Isn’t this baby food jar spider family cute?!  They are pretty simple to create and make a spooky addition to your Halloween décor.  I promise this is my last Halloween baby food jar post (at least for this year)! Below…

  • Scarecrow, Ghost & Pumpkin Baby Food Jar Candle

    These baby food jar candles are a fun Halloween craft that are pretty simple to make.  They look really cute in the dark or in the light! I kept coming up with Halloween craft ideas using baby food jars after making the Halloween…