Festive Christmas Wreaths

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If you haven’t started to decorate for the Christmas season, you probably will be soon enough.  Find the perfect wreath to tie into the rest of your décor with this post from DIY & Crafts.  Each of these 33 ideas … Read More...

Homemade Vitamin C Gummies

Homemade Vitamin C Gummies
Before the weather outside gets more frightful, here is a way to boost your families immune system. Homemade gummies the whole family can make. Finally you can stop fighting with them to get more vitamin C. Maybe that is just … Read More...

Free Pattern – Pretend Play Kids Toy

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Forgot about plastic over hyped brand name toys and gift a little Handmade love this year. This free sushi train pattern is perfect for pretend play. The sushi is adorable and can be made to create magnets for Big people … Read More...

Tute: Wonky Log Cabin block

Wonky Log Cabin Block tutorial

Cut close enough, sew and trim. Repeat. That’s the measureless joy Chris, from made by ChrissieD, found creating this Log Cabin block in the wonky style. Responding to a guild challenge (NYC MQG) requiring it start with a single red square, she went on to … Read More...

Project: Mini Treat Bags

Project: Mini Treat Bags

If your looking for cute little stocking stuffers, office, neighbor or teachers gifts make up some bags filled with candy or homemade goodies. The Splitcoast Stampers site has directions for making some mini treat bags using a die cut bag shape … Read More...

Lego Self Portraits

Lego Self Portraits
This was an art project for a class of 5th graders. Art teacher Abby Schukei challenge them to use Lego people as inspiration to creating a self portrait. I think using Legos as part of this project probably made even … Read More...

Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote

Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote

Sew4Home shows how you can make a faux leather shopper tote like this one.  A shopper is a larger size tote with a wide top, no closure.  You can carry it on your shoulder or in your … Read More...

Free project: Candy Christmas quilt

Christmas Candy quilt project All People Quilt

The focal point of this sophisticated decor is the red, green and gold wall quilt designed by Tammy Kelly for All People Quilt. The center circles resemble old fashioned Christmas candy set against the soft glow of candles. You can … Read More...

How to Fix Royal Icing Mistakes

Fix Royal Icing Mistakes
The only time I decorate cookies with frosting is during the holidays. Even then I’m hesitant, because I make a lot of mistakes. Of course, I enjoy eating all the mistakes too!

Here is a website that has a video … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings

Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings

These vintage button napkin rings by Carolyn from Homework help set an elegant Thanksgiving table.  She shares a quick how-to telling how you can make them.  They’re so easy to make, and so beautiful!  If … Read More...

Frosted Graham Cracker Turkey

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If you are still looking for crafts to do with the kids for Thanksgiving, here is another easy one for you.
All you need is some graham crackers, chocolate frosting, edible eyes and some fondant. Or you can make your … Read More...

Top Thanksgiving Party Games

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If you’re look for some new party game ideas for your Thanksgiving day celebration, My Kids Guide has assembled a great list of games for both the young and the young at heart. My extended family likes to play Bingo … Read More...

Fancy Molded Butter

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Yesterday I found a site that teaches you how to make butter and today I searched through my suggestions and found this molding technique for butter. Now the kids can make butter and then mold them into shapes. Glad heavy … Read More...