Archive for Crafts

Unconventional Craft Pillows

No-Sew Crafts in Minutes

I can sew, I just don’t choose to sew anything if I can avoid it.  These pillows are a cinch to make and you can do it for about $5 per pillow.  If these are going outside, you will need to get a bottle of Outdoor Fabric Spray.  I got my Outdoor Fabric Spray at Amazon.

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Quick Summer Crafts

When I have the time, I love relaxing and working on crafts.  These 2 crafts can be done with the expert help of your children too.  However, I do suggest they be at least 8 years old.

Tropical Topiaries –

Easy table decorations and take home gifts for guests make these 2 projects a great summer afternoon go quickly.

 

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Summer Fun Crafts

Wine Cork Decor

I like wine.  There I said it.  Because I like wine, I have a bottle of wine corks.  I wanted to use them other than to sit in a bottle on the mantel. Boring!

So I decided to make a trivet and a frame for notes and photos.  These are two simple crafts that can be done with your children.  It is easy and fast, so it make for summer fun without boredom.

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Patriotic Crafts

Patriotic Crafts

Patriotic Wreath

It is always fun to decorate for a holiday.  I especially like it when I can make one craft that I can use year-round or for several holidays.

These two crafts are perfect for multiple uses.  They will be ready in a few hours for Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veteran’s Day, and Labor Day!

One is a centerpiece and the other is a wreath.  They are both fun and easy to do.

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DIY Carpet Cleaner

Making Your Own Carpet Cleaner

spilled coffee

It is hard enough to get everything done in a day, so why make your own household cleaners? Because your family’s health is at stake.

Today’s cleaners are loaded with chemicals, may which have been shown to cause cancer in animals. Why not take a short bit of time to make a month’s supply and clean with healthy alternatives. Not to mention it is much less expensive than the commercial brands.

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Valentine Crafts

Valentine Crafts

cookie mix in mason jar

Get the month of to a great start with these simple decorating and gifts for Valentine’s Month!  I picked some of my favorites that could be done in an hour.  These are great for friends, family, teachers and of course, you!

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