Flower Punched Eggs

With any fun shaped punch you can create this beautiful eggs in no time! Materials: Small size decorative punch (I used a flower shape) Pretty paper(s) Sequin straight pins or any short straight pin Smooth foam eggs Thimble Optional: Acrylic paint and sequins Directions: I like the look of the smooth foam eggs and you can … [Read more...]

Fabric Pumpkins

Make your own unique pumpkin patch in an afternoon! Materials: Fabric (I'm using a piece 14" by 22") Natural Jute Poly Pellets Hot Glue Gun and Glue Poly-Fil (stuffing) Sewing machine, thread, needle Scissors Directions: I'm using a piece of fabric 14" long by 22'' wide.  This will make a 6'' to 7'' tall finished … [Read more...]

Crepe Paper Flowers

So much fun to make these beautiful flowers!  They are made from crepe paper, making color possibilities endless!! Materials: Crepe Paper (I have used white, light pink and dark pink) Floral Wire for stems Hot glue Floral Pearl centers Scissors Wire Cutters Optional: bleach, food coloring, ink pads Directions: Cut … [Read more...]

Framed Chicken Wire

I have been having so much fun with old wooden frames! Recycle an old frame into a fun message board, by backing it with chicken wire! Materials: Wooden frame Chicken wire Wire cutters Tape measure or yard stick Small nails with heads and small hammer Optional hook for hanging, ribbon, small clothespins, ribbon and or rag … [Read more...]

Grape Vine Wreath Snowman

How adorable is this snowman made out of grape vine wreaths!  This idea has been around for awhile, but he is so simple to make and fun to add your own personal touches too!  He can hang from your front door or hang him inside.  Even quicker, make him out of green wreaths. Materials: 1 18" grape vine wreath 2 12" grape vine … [Read more...]

Frosted Glass Candle Holder

A can of Frosted Glass spray paint, stickers, decorative punches, and a glass vase or recycled jar, the possibilities are endless! Materials: Frosted Glass spray paint Glass vase, candle holder, glass jar Stickers Decorative punches Directions: I'm using two sizes of snowflake punches.  Punch out the stickers and firmly place … [Read more...]

Pine Cone Deer

How cute are these little deers!  Just pine cones, sticks and glue, add a red pom pom nose or a jingle bell, couldn't be easier.  The kids will love helping find the perfect pine cones and sticks!! Materials: Pine cones different sizes, and not broken or too old Sticks and branches for legs and antlers Glue: Hot glue or any strong … [Read more...]

Paper and Bead Ornaments

So fun and fast to make these beautiful balls using decorative paper punches!  Every year I like to have a "girls" holiday party, and what would a party be without a party favor, these are this years party favor! Or maybe a bowl of the flower balls to match your decorator!   Materials: Decorative punch (I using a … [Read more...]

Beaded Ornaments

If you like a little extra sparkle on your Christmas tree, you'll love these beaded ornaments!  This is the perfect ornament to make and take to an ornament exchange, and you will be the hit of the party! Materials: Glass seed beads and or glass bugle beads Glass or plastic Christmas ornaments (any size) Glue: Mosaic Mercantile … [Read more...]

Halloween Banner

This fun Halloween banner made from card stock is the perfect easy decoration.  Make it with all ghosts, pumpkins or one of each, it's up to you. Materials: Card stock paper white, black, orange, yellow, green, brown Scissors White gel pen for cat and black pen for monster Cord or string Tape Tacky Glue and or Double stick … [Read more...]