DIY Lego Valentines
My two sons have two very different attitudes about Valentines Day. My oldest son, Jacob, has always been interested in girls. Seriously. He came home from the first day of Pre-K 4 and said he had a girlfriend. He has been girl crazy ever since. My youngest son, Jackson, on the other hand, is 11 and thinks girls still have cooties (YIPPEE!)
Jacob buys his own Valentines Day cards and gifts these days. So I have to come up with Valentine’s Day cards that Jackson will like. He says, “They have to be normal”. Jackson hasn’t liked any of the Valentines in the stores. So we headed to Pinterest for some ideas. I think these are normal and pretty clever for any boy or girl that likes Legos. Follow this tutorial if you are looking for Lego Valentines with free printables.
It’s here! Today is the last day of the 7 Days til Christmas Series! If you missed day 6, you can find it here. The ornament for today is the Christmas stocking ornament free crochet pattern! It comes with the free pattern These little stockings work up so fast that you can make a bunch in a short amount of time. I made for my son’s second grade class last year. I attached treat bags of candy to them. All of the children LOVED them!
Day 6! One more day and the 7 Days of Christmas Series will be over. Have you enjoyed it? Comment below if you have tried making any of the ornaments in this series. If you missed day 5, you can find it here. Today we will be making a craft stick snowman ornament. It is perfect for smaller children to make. They can dress their snowman up as much as they want.
My Favorite Ornament Tutorials
Wow! This week is flying by! I can’t believe we are already on day 5 of the 7 Days til Christmas Series! If you missed day 4 of the series, you can find it here. Today, I wanted to share some awesomely easy and fun diy Christmas ornament projects from fellow bloggers that I follow. I LOVE their ideas! Click on their links below for the full tutorials. Enjoy!
It’s day 4 of the 7 Days til Christmas Series! If you missed day 3 of the series, you can find it here. Today’s ornament is a crochet snowflake with free pattern. This snowflake pattern is so versatile. You can use different size hooks to adjust the size of the snowflakes to use them as gift decorations, home decor and for the tree too. Of course!
Are you ready to learn how to make a Santa list ornament? It’s day 3 of the 7 Days til Christmas Series! If you missed day 2 of the series, you can find it here. Today’s ornament is for the little kiddos. It’s fun and easy. They will love helping you create their list for Santa!
Let’s make a diy glitter Christmas light ornament! Welcome to day 2 of the 7 Days til Christmas Series! If you missed the day 1 ornament, you can check that out here. My 9-year-old son loves to make these ornaments. He says he loves the instant gratification he gets when he makes them. They are so easy to make. They are very pretty and sparkly too! Get ready to add some extra bling to your tree!
I hope you enjoy making this crochet bear beanie ornament. This is a full tutorial. It’s easy enough to let your kiddos make some too. I will be posting one Christmas ornament each day for the next week. I’m calling it the 7 Days til Christmas Series. The ornaments are fun and easy to make with the whole family! The first ornament is a miniature teddy bear hat with a tiny crochet hook and ball of yarn.
Glass Gem Magnets
THINGS YOU WILL NEED :
– 1″ Glass Gems
– Foam Wedge or Foam Brush
– Mod Podge
– Circle Punch or Silhouette Cameo
– Scrapbook Paper or Fabric
– E6000 Glue
I know it’s only July, BUT those of us that do the Fall and Winter craft shows know to be working on the things we want to sell way before the shows start. That’s why I am writing this post. I am bringing you 12 Christmas ornament ideas to make for craft shows. So I guess I just turned this into Christmas in July, huh? I have made and sold most of these at my craft shows. They have been really good sellers both at craft shows and online too.
Need some party decor ideas for July 4th?
You have come to the right place! Try these 3 awesome DIY patriotic farmhouse July 4th decor ideas! We use farmhouse decor in our house, so this was perfect.These ideas will be handy to use throughout the year. Click on the links to each step-by-step DIY.
Painted Mason Jars
THINGS YOU WILL NEED:
– 3 One Pint Mason Jars
– Red, White and Blue Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint
– Foam Wedge or Painters Foam Brush
– Sand Paper (Optional)
FARMHOUSE GARLAND DECORATION
I am decorating our front porch for Independence Day, so I thought that I would do a quick tutorial on how to make a farmhouse garland for Indepence Day. The best thing about this garland is that you don’t have to only use it once a year as a decoration for July 4th. It can be used with your Farmhouse decor all year around. Read on to learn how to make this garland and to learn some ideas to use it for other holidays!
The public schools are out for the summer. I homeschool my son, Jackson. He finished the fourth grade a few weeks ago. We have been making a lot of crafts to put on the blog (We will be adding them through the summer). It has been a lot of fun. Jackson hasn’t mentioned being bored once. He helped me with the title of this post, 8 Ultimate Painted Rock Monsters For Kids to Make That Will Blow Your Mind. It blew my mind that Jackson had so much fun with me making these. I figured it would be too simple to catch his attention. Once I started painting the base colors of the rock monsters he got excited to give them silly faces. He came up with a few of the monsters by himself.
Gnome for Valentine’s Day
Gnomes are very popular right now and have been for a while. They are not just for your garden or Christmas. This tutorial is to help you make an easy gnome for Valentine’s Day. You can decorate your gnome for any season or holiday. If you like to decorate for Valentine’s Day check out my tutorial for making a Valentine’s Day wreath.
These little guys make me smile every time I look at them. They are so cute. They are as wide as they are tall. I love them so much!
You can leave the hearts off of your gnome if you want to display it on a shelf year around. These little guys are very versatile. Let’s get into it!
Christmas Ornament DIY
I hope you enjoy this step by step snow globe tutorial. Our family has always made at least one handmade Christmas ornament a year for our tree. It has been a tradition for a long time. Every one of them tells a story. I remember every story behind all of them. I wanted to share the Christmas ornament idea that my son, Jackson and I are making for our Christmas tree this year so you can create some memories of your own. It’s a full-length tutorial. It is super easy and affordable. I bought everything we needed to make the ornament at the Dollar Tree. So if you are looking for a cute handmade ornament to put together with your kids, your class or Sunday school class, read on. And of course, read on if you like super easy tutorials that will leave you with an adorable craft inthe end! Let’s get to the tutorial!
My family and I moved into our 2-story farmhouse back in 2010. This house was where my husband, Jim, grew up. Jim and I have been renovating the rooms one by one ever since. I could not wait to do a DIY bathroom remodel on the downstairs bathroom. As you can see in the picture, it had not been updated probably since the 1950s. There was green and yellow tile everywhere. I had never seen a yellow toilet until I saw that one. There was also a pink toilet in the upstairs bathroom. Nor had I never seen a pink toilet either.
Welcome to my Valentine’s Day Deco Mesh Wreath Tutorial. All materials used in this tutorial are from the Dollar Tree. I wanted this wreath to look a little different. So I chose to do it in pink and red.
Planner roundup – Are you looking for a new 2018 planner? I don’t know about you, but I NEED a planner every year to keep up with my business. As a matter of fact, I have more than one, I use one for business and one for personal use. I have bought many different ones through the years. To help you get organized for 2018, I have compiled some ideas of popular planners, links to buy and a few pros and cons: