Beaded Serving Spoons

Add some sparkle and fun to your serving spoons, dip spoons and spreaders!  These are so much fun to make, and add the personal touch to any party!  They make a great gift. Materials: 16 gauge aluminum Jewelry Wire Spoon Beads different sizes Wire cutters Needle nose pliers Directions: Double check your beads to make sure … [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...]

Beaded Wire Cross Ornament

Believe it or not these beaded cross ornaments are easy and inexpensive to make.  You can take this simple idea to form any shape with wire and then wrap in beads, maybe a star, heart, candy cane or Christmas tree! Materials: Seed beads Wire cutters 26 gauge wire 20 gauge wire (for the cross shape) Paper for shape … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Stand

Want your Christmas tree to look taller and have more room for all the Santa gifts?  This tree stand will give your tree a new look! Materials: Container (I have used a light weight plastic 14" tall with 18" opening) 1 1/2'' round PVC pipe cut to 14'' long 1 can of Great Stuff Gloves 1 small bag of fast setting cement 18" … [Read more...]

Framed Button Wreath

This is so pretty and can be made using things around the house - scrap booking paper, extra buttons, some ribbon scraps, a frame (this is the perfect opportunity to use a frame that doesn't have the glass!). Materials: Frame with out glass *square shape I think works best; I'm using a 10" square frame White buttons different … [Read more...]

Button Snowmen Gift Tags

Recycle your buttons and scrap card stock into these easy snowmen gift tags! Materials: Card stock paper: red, white, green 2 white buttons with only two holes one smaller for head/larger one for body White gel pin String or ribbon Double stick tape Scissors and or paper cutter Black felt (for hat) Red string for snowman … [Read more...]

Jingle All The Way Holiday Shadowbox Decoration

This adorable decorated shadow box frame is a simple gift that anyone would love or the perfect decoration for your mantel, bookcase or wall. Materials: Shadow Box Frame (any size) Wrapping Paper or Holiday Card Stock (that will fit into frame) Stickers (any size) to spell out "Jingle All The Way" Jingle Bells that will fit inside … [Read more...]

Wooden Clothespin Painted Santa Ornament

A little paint, a little time and you have these adorable Santa ornaments for your tree or gift bags! Materials: Wooden Doll Pins 3 3/4" package of 30 (sold in craft stores) Acrylic paint: red, white, black, flesh tone Paint brush(s) Snow-Tex Glittering Snow (sold in craft stores in with the paints) 20 or 18 gauge wire Star … [Read more...]