Toilet Paper Roll Crafts: Recycled Monster Treat Holders

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Every time I throw out empty toilet paper rolls,  I think “I should do something useful with these!” Well, today I did! And I enlisted the help of my kids. Win/win!  You wouldn’t think these colorful, treat holdin’ characters were once used to dispense toilet paper! I bet you already have the supplies on hand to make your own toilet paper roll crafts! Supplies needed to make your own monster toilet paper roll crafts: Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Acrylic Craft {Read More}

Light Up Star Decor Inspired by PB Kids

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Ever since I saw this light up star in Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog, I’ve been trying to figure out how to make my own.  When my mother brought us some wonderful boxes of chocolates for Valentine’s day, I knew I had the supplies I needed to make my own PB Kids light up star.  I love to be able to use recycled products in my crafting, and this was the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day and get my crafting {Read More}

Get Crafty with 5 April Fools’ Day Pranks For Kids

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How did this day of mischief get started? The true origins of April Fools’ Day are obscure, but what we do know is that the tradition of this prank-filled day dates back to the 1500s. So, who are we to mess with tradition? Join in on the pranks, humor and practical jokes with your entire family this year. Here are a few pranks for kids ideas to get you started, but with a little creativity you can turn this into {Read More}

15 Minute Spring Flower Garland

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Ready to celebrate the arrival of spring?! Make a super easy 15 minute spring flower garland to decorate a mantle, wreath, or large picture frame. This project is really so easy you can even get the kids involved! I decided to make a pretty flowery garland for spring. But with the many different Felties sticker designs on ConsumerCrafts.com, you can create a felt garland for any occasion. Stars, ladybugs, hearts, animals and more – this project is so fun and customizable! {Read More}

Make Your Own Gnome Tree House

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I’m so excited that Spring is finally here!  I’m ready to transform my backyard from a dull, colorless landscape to a garden full of light and whimsy with the perfect yard crafts.  I adore the fairy garden trend, and Tara did an AMAZING job with her tutorial.  I love all the fun details in her fairy garden!  We all know that fairies have other mythical friends who live in the woods with them, so why not create a home for {Read More}

Pom Pom Valentine Craft Monsters

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If you’re looking for an easy Valentine’s Day craft to make with the kids then you’re in luck! Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make pom pom valentine craft monsters with heart antennas. These are great for kids to play with at home and easy enough to make in large quantities for classroom valentines. Supplies needed to make your own pom pom valentine craft monsters: Yarn (I used Caron in Watermelon Pink and Soft Pink) Pom Pom Maker Scissors Moveable {Read More}

DIY Perler Beads Valentine’s Day Tray

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I’m absolutely crazy about Valentine’s Day. The colors, the candy, the CRAFTS! What’s not to love about this holiday? Thought I would have some Valentine’s Day fun with my son’s latest craft obsession, Perler Beads. I created a vintage rose template and love the way it turned out.  I hadn’t used them in years and I totally forgot how slow going they can be but once you get in the groove of things, positioning hundreds of tiny beads can be {Read More}

Magnetic Paper Doll Craft

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Looking for a last minute handmade gift for little girls? Today, I’m sharing a quick tutorial on how to make a magnetic paper doll craft that’s perfect as a last minute gift idea. My daughter is currently in love with fashion, anything from layering several tutus and countless accessories, to coordinating outfits for her dolls. She’s at such a fun age and I’m learning how to help her grow into her new independent stage of dressing herself. Since she’s enjoying {Read More}

Rainbow Loom – This Year’s Must-have Gift!

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The Rainbow Loom and similar products are a super hot kids craft right now. Kids of all ages, both girls AND boys are going crazy over this fun creativity. It’s amazing how many hours we’ve already spent making our own rubber band bracelets! If you have a teen or preteen on your Christmas list, Rainbow Loom is a must-have gift this year! There are two different kits that I tried. The Rainbow Loom rubber band bracelet kit that comes with {Read More}