Monogrammed Stockings

Christmas stockings are a tradition in our family and this year I put our initials on them. I was afraid to use an iron because I wasn’t sure if they were made of plastic (they felt furry, but you never know if it will melt or not). Instead I cut … keep reading

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

Valentine Themed Hair Clip

Basic hair clip with glittered embellishment and valentine ribbon.

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

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

Poinsettia Flower Hair Clip

Glitter is a big no-no in my crafts.  Yes, it’s soooo pretty, but it’s also soooo messy! It’s rare that I take on a project that is glitter, made of glitter or has glitter.  With that said, I made an exception with these fake Poinsettia flower bows.  They were just … keep reading

Redneck Birdbath

I can’t tell you what inspired this craft/gift idea.  I’m not sure if I saw it on Pinterest, in a store or if it is an original design.  All I know is, it makes a cute and funny gift idea or yard decoration.  It’s very easy to make, so it … keep reading

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