Counting Down to Halloween

Counting Down to Halloween
As September draws to an end, are your kids getting anxious for Halloween? It can seem like an awful long wait from October 1st to October 31st, but this fun countdown project might help. At the very least, when they … Read More...

DIY Glowing Eyeballs

I’m not usually a fan of creepy Halloween decorations, but I think these glowing eyeballs are pretty neat!

This post by Kimberly from Bugaboo has a great idea for making glowing eyeballs to hide in your bushes and yard for … Read More...

Free pattern: Heart corner bookmark

Free pattern: Heart corner bookmark Free pattern: Heart corner bookmark

Karen from Sew Many Ways shares a tutorial for making a heart bookmark.  It wraps around the corner of a page to mark your spot in the book.  It’s thin enough that the book will … Read More...

Freebie | Printable Halloween Countdown

Countdown to Halloween Printable

It’s September 30th! Print this out today, and you’ll have an instant countdown while waiting for Halloween. This way the next time your little one asks  “Mom??? When is Halloween?” , you can do the count together to keep track. … Read More...

Crochet Granny Grows On You

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The granny square is one of the most widely used patterns in crochetdom.  I have a friend who ONLY crochets the granny square, creating a single large square pattern for a baby afghan or a full size afghan.  She … Read More...

Making Clay Leaf Bowls

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I’ve dabbled in ceramic and air dry clays and I’ve done polymer clay as my day job for years now. Apart from making canes and beads, my favourite item to build is bowls. Little bowls, great soup bowls (from ceramic … Read More...

Freebie: Winter Scene Images

Freebie: Winter Scene Images

Shrink down this wonderful winter scene and color for a great holiday card or keep it full size for the kids as a coloring page. You can download and print this and several other winter scene images for free from … Read More...

Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music

Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music Tutorial: Boombox pillow that plays music

What’s better than a pillow that looks like a boombox?  A boombox pillow that actually plays music.  And even better than that, being able to say “I made it myself!”  Louise from I’m Feelin’ … Read More...

Anthropologie Knockoff, DIY Owl Wreath

DIY Owl WreathDria of “DIO home improvements” and has been DIY’ing for more years then she can remember. Her father was a master carpenter so she learned a lot of carpentry, some plumbing and some electrical from him.  She loves old homes … Read More...