Getting Crafty with Yarn and Wire

When I was collecting ideas for my hot air balloon party, I came across this idea and fell in love with not only the simplicity of it but knew it would be totally cute as art in a baby’s room, decorations on a cloud mobile, or sitting on the party table for the hot air [Read On]

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag – Summer Camp Series

Our summer Day camp series continues today with a great tutorial from Camille at Growing Up Gabel.  Camille is a 30-something wife, blogger and stay at home mom. She cooks almost everything from scratch and attempts to meet most of their household needs herself. She likes to add in a little knitting and sewing because [Read On]

Summer Day Camp – Juice Box Boats – Kids Crafts

It’s time for another fun craft as part of the summer camp series.  This week  Kara from The Joys of Boys is showing us how to create Juice Box Boats!  How FUN is this!  My kids are going to LOVE this project!   Kara is a mom of 4 boys, which also makes her a nurse, [Read On]

Summer Camp – Patriotic Candy Catcher

I’m totally loving being a camp counselor for the Summer Camp hosted by Alanna over at The Craft Nest.  This week Alanna herself is the Camp Counselor!  Alanna was a Design Manager in the scrapbooking industry until the birth of her first child. She then turned freelance designer, crafter and stay-at-home mom. Her website features family and kids [Read On]

Free 4th of July Printables – for kids

Free 4th of July Printables I’m so happy to be a Camp Counselor in the Summer Camp being hosted by Alanna from The Craft Nest.  The idea is to create fun crafts to do with your kids and since my kids absolutely love to do paper crafts, I thought I’d offer up some Free 4th [Read On]

Free Summer Printables – Snowcone Banner

Snowcone Banner I love summer – and I love doing random “little things” to make summer fun for my kids.  I knew that when I got a snow-cone machine for Mother’s Day that we were going to have a lot of fun this summer shaving ice and creating fun and fruity flavors!   So to [Read On]

End of School Free Printable

End of School Free Printable I know – I know! Before you go all “What the heck is she thinking?” “Why is she doing end-of-school gifts for her kid’s schoolmates?”  Hear me out…I have a good reason! I LOVE TO CRAFT! And this project seriously took me 10 minutes to throw together!   I totally cheated [Read On]

Holiday Printables – 2012 – Santa is coming!

It’s been a busy day here with prepping for Christmas, cleaning the house, and getting ready for my son’s kindergarten holiday party…coming up on Thursday.  I am happy that I am one of the room mom’s and decided to whip up these cute printables for the party. First on the agenda was wrapping the water [Read On]

Halloween Cupcake Toppers – Tutorial

Halloween Cupcake Toppers Are you ready for HALLOWEEN?  I know that if you’re like me, you’d like to do something cute and crafty but don’t have a lot of time.  Putting together Halloween Cupcake Toppers is super simple – and takes less time than you’d think!  These two inch Halloween party circles are pretty versatile [Read On]