Beaded Eggs

I love glass beads so any time I can find something to bead I'm going to try it!! Materials: Smooth foam eggs Glass seed beads (I used a mix of colors) Tacky Glue (I like Aleene's Tacky Glue) Small box - like the top of a shoes box - you need something to catch the beads Optional: Acrylic paints Directions: For this … [Read more...]

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 … [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...]

Snowflake Candle Holder

Every year I love having my holiday candle exchange party just with the girls!  Instead of an ornaments, I came up with exchanging  holiday candle or holder, so everyone goes home with a beautiful candle (and I always make a party favor).  It so much fun, but the twist is...it can not cost more than $8.00!!  So everyone gets very creative, they … [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...]

Felt Napkin Rings from Paper Towel Roll

If you have crafting children or one who wants to try out a fun craft, this might be it! I have made these out of felt, but scrapbook paper or construction paper would work great too. Materials scissors felt or paper (I used felt in brown, light brown, tan, green and orange) glue or hot glue Paper towel roll DMC floss or thread … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Festive Fall Candle Holders with Beans

This is a quick and easy way to add a touch of fall to your table. I did a layer each of popcorn, dried red kidney beans and dried green split peas, then tied hemp around the the vase.  Check out the dried bean section in the grocery store on your next visit. This candle I glued a band of the dried green split peas on the candle, … [Read more...]

Paper Pumpkin Place Cards

These simple little pumpkins are so quick and easy and add that extra charm to your festive table!  They can be place cards with a name or display words of things to be thankful for.  Maybe even let the children cut & decorate the paper with paint or markers and let them finish the pumpkins with each guest's name or what they are thankful … [Read more...]