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Upcycled Halloween Lanterns out of Glass Jars

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

My daughters are always wanting to do crafts, so when I was working on making some pumpkins they asked, if they could do a craft too.  I told them to go grab some jars and we would make lanterns for Halloween. We always have a varied of jars around to do crafts and use when decorating things. This [Read more]

Halloween Milk Bottles

October 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

I had the honor to be a part of a fun Dollar Bin Challenge with a few other amazing bloggers.  Milk bottles for the target beens were chosen as our challenge.  I couldn’t have been any happier that we are using Milk Bottles; I had been eyeing them for a while but needed a good reason to [Read more]

Painting Playdate on Wooden Puzzles

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The great thing about painting is you can use so many different types of media. Look around your house and yards and there is most likely something old that can use a touch up or an item that you are going to throw away that the kids might be able to create their own little master piece out of. [Read more]

DIY Ice Cream Party Ideas

July 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream! Now, isn’t that a true phase.  I haven’t met to many people who don’t like Ice Cream.  When we decided to host the Kick off the Summer Party for my Daughter’s preschool class, we thought ice cream would be a fun theme. [Read more]

Upcycled Kids Table

July 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you have children you know that, as hard as you try it is really hard to keep all their things looking 100%.  Sometimes, you have to give their toys, furniture or in this case tables a little face lift!  I purchased two kids folding tables with chairs about 6 years ago for my oldest [Read more]

Upcycled Baskets Painted for Easter!

April 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

For the last few years, I have been looking for the perfect Easter Baskets for my girls.  When I’ve been out and about, I have found a few that I liked but, the price just seemed to high.  I have to say I am kind of a cheapskate.  I decided that I would head over to the Salvation Army to [Read more]

Water Hose turned Basket

March 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Every year my daughters elementary school holds a gift basket raffle at open house night.  Each class chooses a theme and donations are made accordingly.  For the last two years I have had the honors of putting the basket together.  This year was a Garden Theme.  I was really excited,  I had [Read more]

Painted Angry Bird Balls

February 12, 2014 // 2 Comments

Angry Birds, Angry Birds!  I am having a blast creating all the components to the Life Size Angry Bird Game! So far we have made the Angry Bird Boxes and the Life Size Angry Bird Launcher.  Now, we are about to show you how to make some fun painted balls to look like Angry Birds.  This project [Read more]

Decorative Ribbon Jars for Valentine Goodies

January 29, 2014 // 2 Comments

We just  finished making a decorative jar using yarn and decided that we would make one decorated with ribbon. Our first jar turned out so cute that we now have an little addiction to decorating jars. The girls are super excited to fill the little jars and give them away as Valentines Gifts to [Read more]

Yarn Decorated Jars for Valentine Goodies

January 27, 2014 // 1 Comment

Do you ever look at a jar when you finish it?  Maybe, I am crazy, but every time we purchase a jar of something I always look at the Shape.  There are so many different shape, sizes, and textures of jars.  I get super excited when I get a jar and when the label is removed that it clear or see [Read more]
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