After taking down all my holiday decorations, my house (and I) feel sad. This makes me 1) want to spruce things up a little bit with new decor, and 2) need a therapeutic activity to distract me from the seasonal depression that always follows the highs of the holidays. Enter: this heart embroidery project. These […]
Mother’s Day is on the way and what better way to tell Mom “I love you” than with a handmade card? Creating something with your own hands takes on special meaning for folks, especially when it is your very own mother. Read on to find out how fast and easy it is to create this […]
If you’ve noticed, banners are HOT right now in the papercrafting world. They are simple, fun ways to make a party or season more festive. (Remember our sweet Easter banner?) So today we are going to party it up with this “Fiesta” banner! Supplies: K & Company “Cut and Paste” 2-sided cardstock Chipboard Letters White […]
I love recycling coffee filters into fun blooms that you (and even your kids) can make for Earth Day, Mother’s Day, or Cinco de Mayo. Supplies: 4-6 round coffee filters food coloring (red a green for Cinco de Mayo, or your choice) cardboard egg carton 1 button per flower 1/2 12″ chenille stem per flower […]
Create a Cinco de Mayo flower pot that can double as a candy dish.
Create a vase using a recycled Starbucks coffee bottle. This vase is the perfect center piece for game day; especially if you love polka dots.
Having small children in my house, I cannot tell you how many games and puzzles are missing pieces. But instead of pitching them in the trash, recycle those game pieces into wearable art. Today I’m using dominoes to alter, but you can use this technique for poker chips or puzzle pieces as well. Supplies: […]