Pottery Barn Inspired Easel Place Cards for Easter


I’ve mentioned in other posts that I love projects that have more than one use.  These easel place cards are pretty and practical! They can be used not only as a place card, but also as a food label or just as a pretty photo frame. I was inspired by these Easter place cards at Pottery Barn.  Once you have all the supplies assembled, you could easily make several of these in no time! Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}

Easy & Cute “Don’t Burst My Bubble” Valentine Crafts


This year for Valentine’s day my daughter will be handing out a fun alternative to the usual barrage of sugary offerings. This fun little Valentine crafts favor is sugar/gluten/peanut allergy free and best of all- inexpensive. Plus, let’s be honest- everyone loves bubbles! Supplies needed to make your own “Don’t Burst My Bubble” Valentine crafts: Wedding Bubbles (24 count) Red and White Baker’s Twine Felties Heart Stickers Acrylic Heart Charms Scissors Hole Punch Burst My Bubble Printable PDF The first thing you will {Read More}

Quick & Easy Valentine’s Day Treat Bags


Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! These quick and easy Valentine’s Day treat bags are perfect for any Valentine’s Day event, and can be easily customized for any occasion. Classroom treats, Valentine’s Day party favors and more! With a few simple tools, you can easily create a ton of these inexpensive Valentine’s Day treat bags in no time at all.  I love the look of these treat bags because they’re simple and elegant and I was able to use craft tools that {Read More}

Quick DIY Gift Idea: “Mani Thanks” Manicure Set


When giving gifts- it really is the thought that counts. But let’s be honest-  the packaging has everything to do with bringing the cute factor! When I saw these little clear boxes from Consumer Crafts, I knew I had to have them and came up with this cute “Mani” Thanks DIY gift idea! They are pre-made, no cutting needed- they fold  up easily. They are a perfect size for small gifts or party favors, and the clear aspect to them makes {Read More}

Make a Musical Felt Cupcake Craft


The first word I learned when I lived in Japan was “kawaii,” which means “cute.”  I fell for all the kawaii plush items and decor available.  My admiration for this fun style lead to this idea: a musical felt cupcake!  This felt cupcake craft gift is easy to make, and when you push down on the candle, it plays “Happy Birthday.” This musical cupcake craft would be a cute way to top a birthday present, or maybe leave on someone’s desk for {Read More}

Plastic Canvas Challenge: DIY Party Favor Boxes

DIY Party Favor Boxes - Crafts Unleashed

Have you all enjoyed the Plastic Canvas Challenge here at Crafts Unleashed this month?  All the designers have had a great time working in the same craft medium!  Today, I’ll show you how to make some great DIY party favor boxes made from plastic canvas for your child’s birthday party.  I could also see these lined up in their room for some art supply organization.  Grab your plastic canvas and lets get started! Supplies needed to make your own plastic {Read More}

How to Make Embossed Clay DIY Magnets

Embossed Clay DIY Magnets

I recently ordered a Sizzix Big Shot so I can try my hand at embossing.  I was eager to see how far I could “stretch” my machine, so I have been experimenting with embossing all kinds of different materials.  I was excited to discover that I can use my machine and embossing folders to make these cool, custom magnets. Supplies needed to make your own embossed clay DIY magnets: Sizzix Big Shot Embossing Machine or Other Embossing Machine Embossing Folders (I {Read More}

Monster Craft Bag Party Activity & Favors

Monst craft bag party favors

This past weekend, we celebrated a kiddo birthday, and I wanted to come up with a craft activity that doubled as a favor that would take the kids a good amount of time to complete.  The kids were going to be straggling in at different times and I wanted to have something ready to go that could fill the time before the crazy games and Nerf guns came out to play.  The solution for me was a monster craft bag!  Complete with {Read More}

End of the School Year Flip Flop Pops

Flip Flop Pops: perfect end of the year gift! | A Tried & True Project for Crafts Unleashed

Whether you need 25 little favors for your kid’s End of the School Year party or you want to make some sweet treats for those special teachers in your kid’s life…this tutorial is for you! Who wouldn’t love a cookie dressed up as a flip flop?! I’m using Nutter Butters in my tutorial but you’re welcome to use any other type of cookie that has a similar shape. (Just in case, peanuts are a big no-no at your school.) Supplies {Read More}