Christmas Snowball Teacher Gift

We didn’t have real snow on the ground, which is odd for Iowa, so I thought of giving these Hostess Snowballs to Henry’s daycare teachers. It’s was a fun project and kids could easily do it. All you need are the Snowballs, some colored paper, white paper, scissors and glue. … keep reading

Water Bottle Decoration

Had to share this fun water bottle I designed for a gift for my friend. “Might be water, might be vodka.”

Diaper Gift Idea

We received quite a few baby gifts, but this is by far one that I can’t wait to try out! My sister-in-law put together this tote of size 1 diapers from different brands. She also made a note of the cost per diaper for those brands. You never know what … 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

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

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

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