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!

Bow Ties are Cool

It’s been months since I’ve turned on my hot glue gun and made hair clips.  This one is a great “comeback” though. Doctor Who inspired – because bow ties are cool!

Welcome Sign

Another “Pinterest” inspired gift that I made for a friend.  I found the wood plaque at Michael’s and used vinyl (Oracal 651).  It’s the perfect gift for a dog lover.   Application can be tricky – be very careful when applying the vinyl and don’t let the transfer tape stick to … keep reading

Christmas Ornament

I can never pass up a good deal, so I had to find something to do with the black Christmas ball ornaments I bought at Michaels.  (Have I mentioned lately that I love my Cricut?) The hardest part of this craft was deciding on the quote and if it should … keep reading

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