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...]

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...]

Leather Cord Bracelet

These leather cord bracelets are so quick and easy, you can use beautiful buttons or colorful glass beads. Materials: Buttons or glass beads 1.8m Leather cord Scissors Button bracelet: Before you start make sure the leather cord will slide through the button holes!  I'm using 7 one inch mother of pearl buttons and one 1/2" … [Read more...]

Chick Egg

So cute, so easy these little chicks eggs. Materials: Plastic eggs Orange felt 7mm eyes Feathers Tacky Glue Scissors Directions: Cut orange felt into long triangle shape for the beak, and glue onto egg.  Glue 2 eyes just above beak, glue small colored feather to the center back of the egg.  If you want to be able to … [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...]

Beaded Wire Circle Charm

My sister ask my to come up with an unique and inexpensive gift that she could give her girl friends who where putting together a big birthday party for her (one of those birthdays with a big number)!  I came up with the Circle of Friendship beaded charm.  It's a wire ring wrapped with seed beads that you slide onto your favorite chain and I found … [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...]

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...]

Teacher Gifts

Teachers play an important role in all our lives, let them know how much they are appreciated!   I have put together a few ideas for fun simple ways to let a teacher know you care.  I hope this will inspire you, and remember it's the thought that counts! Get the kids to pick out and help put together  "I'm thinking of you" gift!  All are … [Read more...]