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...]

Crepe Paper Pom Pom Flowers

Who wouldn't want a vase full of these colorful crepe paper flowers! Materials: Crepe paper Scissors Green floral stem wire Floral stem wrapping tape (green) Wire cutters Tacky glue Optional food coloring Directions: Cut a 12" to 18" long piece of crepe paper, with your scissors make cuts into the paper about every … [Read more...]

Magazine Beads

Stop... do not throw away that magazine, recycle and make beads.  Yes these beads are just strips of magazine pages rolled into a bead.  Grab some glue and lets make these easy beads.  This is a great project for older children! Materials: Magazine Tacky Glue Scissors Double stick tape squares Plastic cocktail straws Wax … [Read more...]

Hand Print Ornaments

They grow up so fast, cherish the moments!  These hand prints are easy and make great memories, it's much fun to see how much they have grown for year to year and with a picture on the back, it's the perfect keep sake!  You will want to make more than one...one for you, one for grandmother, and one for the scrapbook!  How cute would these hand … [Read more...]

JOY

Quick, easy and inexpensive!   Materials: Wooden letters "J" and "Y" Wooden star with small hole for ribbon or fishing line One sheet 12"x12" scrapbook paper or wrapping paper Wreath size of letters Mod Podge Brush Scissors, pencil Acrylic paint (matching paper) Sandpaper Ribbon or fishing line to tie star to … [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...]

Magazine Art

Recycle your magazines into art! After making flowers from magazine pages and seeing all the color possibilities I wanted to see if I could make a picture for my hallway using only the colored pieces from the magazine page!  With time, patience and some Mod Podge I made this!   Materials: Old magazines (6 to 10) Canvas or board … [Read more...]

Coffee Filter Flowers

It's so quick and easy to put together these beautiful coffee filter flowers.  They can be made in any size and can be used on gift bags, gift tags, or on a wreath!  These coffee filter flowers are stuning in white and the paint dipped coffee filter flowers are just as easy. White coffee filter flower with inked edges Paint dipped … [Read more...]

Tissue Paper Balls

It's so fun to make these tissue paper balls, your children are going to want to help! They can be made in any size and any color, they instantly add color and a wow factor to any party. Materials: Tissue paper (larger ball 8 to 12 sheets) Fishing line or string Scissors Directions: Lay out and flatten the tissue paper, you … [Read more...]

Magazine Rosette Flower Wreath

What a fun way to recycle your old magazine, by making these rosette flowers.  Make an accent wreath, decorative ball or embellish a card, gift bag or gift tag...it's hard to stop making them!  Plus, you will not believe how easy they are to make. Materials: Old magazine Tacky glue Hot glue Scissors Toothpick Paper and … [Read more...]