Trunk or Treat – Peacock Theme

I participated in my first Trunk or Treat and did a Peacock theme of course!  My main goal with decorating was to keep it simple.  I found the plastic table cloth and balloons at Wal-Mart for less than a dollar each and used the traditional pumpkins as vases for Peacock … keep reading

Witch Hat Update

Customize your witch hat with a little bit of tulle and some feathers.  Use only a small dab of hot glue to hold the items in different parts of the hat as needed.  Too much glue can weigh down the hat and make it more stiff. Tulle can be found … keep reading

Fleece Scarf

A fleece scarf is almost a must in the Midwest winter. Seriously.  They help keep wind from coming through and keep your face and neck pretty cozy.  They are also super amazingly easy to make and you won’t believe it until you try it yourself.  The hardest part of making … keep reading

Chalkboard Craft

Sometimes I have too much time on my hands, and too many craft materials! This chalkboard craft is very easy to make.  It’s even a great craft for children 8 and up to do.  Materials needed:  blank artist canvas, chalkboard vinyl (I purchased a similar roll on Amazon as a … keep reading

Dog Leash Sign

Dog owners need a place to hang their leashes, right?  I hope this project inspires you! It’s pretty easy to do and the kiddos could help with painting and designing it.  Materials needed for this are: a drill, paint, varnish (optional, but not really), piece of wood (I found this … keep reading

Running Medals Holder

Here’s a gift idea if you have a friend or family member that is into running (or walking) races. The materials: a nice size board, some hooks (both purchased at Menards), some paint, saw tooth picture hanging pieces and felt (optional), hot glue gun and E5000 glue.  You will need … keep reading

Harry Potter Frame

Photo frames are not just for photos! This photo frame is from Ikea.  I had it sitting around forever (well, at least 3 or 4 years) and finally found something to do with it.  The graphics were found online in a Google search.  The font is from dafont.com (Harry P).  … keep reading

Strawberry Hair Clip

These strawberry embellishments remind me that Winter isn’t forever. Is it Spring yet?  It’s April 15th and we got 2 inches of snow today. I can’t wait til flowers are blooming and I don’t have to wear a coat outside!

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