Posts tagged ‘craft’


Baby Girl’s Room Makeover: Project #4–Bird’s Nest Wreath

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 in Children Product Reviews, Crafts

I saw this idea over at Tai Pan Trading in Sandy, Utah. I love wandering through that place, don’t you? SO, sadly, this idea did not come from my mind! Bird’s Nest Wreath Supplies: Wreath Fake Flowers Glue “Shiny Things” Birds Ribbon Large Metal Hook to Screw into Wall Directions: 1. Glue fake flowers into wreath 2. […]

Homeade Happy Birthday Banner

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 in Crafts, party time

Last month I wrote a post for Make and Take on Eco-Friendly Celebrating.  Did you see it? Did you? Did you?! 😉 So there was something I left off that post.  Something I had seen out there on the web, in craft books around town, you know, and wanted to get it done before my baby’s…gulp…you […]

Abby’s Project

Friday, August 14th, 2009 in Crafts

We have been spending time here or there throughout the week on “Abby’s Project” all put on by her. She looked through craft books, picked one she liked and it evolved into an entirely different end product. She picked out the colors, fabric, ribbon…absolutely everything. I was at her command as she pointed, glued, hung—boy, […]

Father’s Day Present

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 in Crafts, Thursday: The Importance of the Arts

… For Father’s Day you could easily make Dad the Mothers’ Day gift I posted about last month or…have fun with paint like we did! I love days like this where we spend the whole morning together, listening to our favorite music and sitting around the table together painting. Best. Day. Ever…Well, so far this […]

~Earth Week~ Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Guitar Craft

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 in Thursday: The Importance of the Arts

The girls and I saw this fun craft on Nick Jr. showing how to make a guitar out of recycled household items–the perfect craft for Earth Week! Materials: Tissue Box Paper Towel Roll Paintbrush and Paints Stick or Dried-up Pen Rubber bands Instructions: Paint your tissue box and paper towel tube with fun, bright colors […]

Sunday: Entertaining Idea—Grandma’s Valentines Day Party

Sunday, February 8th, 2009 in Crafts, Sunday: Entertainment Review

My mother knows how to celebrate holidays, it is one of the things I love most about her. She makes everyone feel so loved on holidays and their birthdays. We talked about getting together for a little Valentines Party with my girls and my brothers. Little did I know she was going to go all […]

Thursday: The Importance of the Arts—Valentines Day Craft

Thursday, February 5th, 2009 in Crafts, Thursday: The Importance of the Arts

First off…. #1 I feel silly putting this under the “art” category. #2 I feel silly even posting this because it might be the easiest most simple craft you have ever seen on a blog. BUT, this is what we did with my Mom growing up to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We would use them to […]

Friday: Play!—Buttons Buttons Buttons

Friday, September 12th, 2008 in Crafts, Friday: Play!

Click here for the giveaway. We LOVED doing this craft with Aunt Laura and Grandma. I have to remember this to do at my daughter’s birthday parties when they are older. We made pretty awesome rings and hair barrettes out of our buttons, don’t you think? Click here for the instructions. Click herefor where I […]

Monday: Weekly Family Activity—-Remembering Extended Family through Pictures

Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents and Cousins mean a lot to me. It is hard when many of them live out of the state to keep a connection between the families. I have found that having pictures displayed in my daughter’s bedrooms on their on memory boards helps a great deal. We update the pictures as we […]

Saturday:Shopping—My Steal on Gloves

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008 in Crafts, Saturday: Shopping!

Ever since I saw this craft done on the Martha Show with old Gloves and Socks I have been itchin’ to do it. I didn’t have any gloves I wanted to cut up and get rid of, but while at Walmart I got such a steal. I asked one of the employees where their gloves […]