Crafts

How to Tie Dye Beach Towels {#HTHSplash}

July 30, 2014
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of HTH® Pool Care via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. One of the things that we’ve learned as a family this summer, is that there are plenty of things that you can do when you have a pool in your own […]

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Summer Crafts for Kids {Summer Camp at Home}

June 19, 2013
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I love crafting with my kids as part of our summer camp at home. It allows everyone to flex their creative muscles at bit, and I find that crafting is a huge leveler in terms of even-ing out the ages differences of my kids. My 7-year old can quite often produce something that is neater, […]

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An Easy DIY Winter Wreath

January 30, 2013
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I admire the beautiful wreaths that I see displayed on the front doors of homes, and I swoon over the gorgeous homemade ones on Pinterest. And every so often I make up my mind that I want to try creating one of my own, so I head on over too the local craft store and […]

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Ribbon Trees and Wrapped Candles for a Winter Mantle Display!

January 9, 2013
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Now that the holiday decorations have all been put away, my house was feeling a little empty- a little plain. I wanted to add some zip to my decor that celebrated winter and I was inspired by all of the beautiful tree crafts that I had been seeing last month on Pinterest. So I decided […]

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Great Summer Idea: Teach Your Kids to Draw This Summer!

August 9, 2012
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I am taking a bit of a blog-cation this week so that I can really enjoy some time with my family before this summer slips away! So I thought I would use this opportunity to share with you some of my favorite ideas from Momof6 for having fun with your kids this summer….. When we […]

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Great Summer Idea: Make Your Own Lava Lamp!

August 6, 2012
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I am taking a bit of a blog-cation this week so that I can really enjoy some time with my family before this summer slips away! So I thought I would use this opportunity to share with you some of my favorite ideas from Momof6 for having fun with your kids this summer….. A homemade […]

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Great Kids Craft: CD Case Mazes!

July 6, 2012
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I am hoping that this Friday finds you in the midst of a long holiday weekend with your family….. but in case patience is starting to run short (for either you OR the kids), I thought I would share with you again this fun kids craft that the kids and I made together last summer…. […]

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I Pinned It, I Tried It: Homemade Moisturizing Body Scrub!

May 17, 2012
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If you adore Pinterest as much as I do, then you are likely pinning ideas to your pinboards all of the time. But how often do you actually try to cook, craft, or create something that you pinned on Pinterest? Well- please allow this to be your own personal call to action to try! This […]

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Homemade Holiday Gift: Glass-Etched Plates!

December 8, 2011
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Homemade gifts have been a part of my holiday gift-giving strategy for several years now. And it is not because I love crafting and think that everyone would just be so happy to receive something that I’ve made…. um… no. It is really a matter of budget. Because if I purchased a gift for everyone […]

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Summer Camp At Home Craft: Melty Beads!

August 24, 2011
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This is one craft item that should be in every Moms “toolbox”….  melty beads (also known as Perler beads). They are fun to use to create little critters and this is one of the few crafts that all of my kids enjoy doing this together. You can find melty beads at any craft store (or […]

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