DIY Savings Jar for Kids

Kids are heading back to school and with that they are going to want want lunch money, pretzel money, fair money, and so on. With this, it becomes a great time to allow your children to save. Sometimes I find that I give my son money for school functions and extras but he often has change. This becomes a great time to teach him the value of a dollar. Allowing him to save the change so that when pretzel day or dress down day comes around he can use money from his savings. Or I can even have him … [Read more...]

How to Spice up Store Bought Candles

I love candles as much as the next person. I love having them around and how they make my home smell. Heck, I am a pretty crafty person and if I really wanted to, I could probably make my own. However, I don't have the time. So I have Store Bought Candles just like most folks. This is why I want to show you How to spice up Store Bought Candles. It's a nice added touch to just make them your own. You can find some amazing candles in the store, but they just aren't fun looking, not to me anyways. … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Mason Jars

Since I love to craft and with 4th of July approaching I thought a 4th of July craft was in order. It's the perfect time to get all Patriotic and have some fun with stars. Plus making some fun Patriotic decorations for your home is always a bonus. No one else will have them... Unless they make them too. =P With that being said, I introduce you to our new Thursday Craft, DIY Patriotic Mason Jars. Yep. Mason Jar fun!!! I don't know about you, but I am very excited! I had so much fun making these … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark

Do you love books? Flipping through the pages of a story and escaping your reality for the pages of a good book? If you said yes, than this Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark is for you! I am always losing my bookmarks so to be able to make them on the spot makes my life so much easier! Being the avid reader I am, it is always nice to have a collection of bookmarks. I am always losing them or leaving them in other books. It's horrible. Well enough is enough! This Easy DIY Washi Tape Bookmark has … [Read more...]

Pool Noodle Craft Stamps

When summer boredom sets in, why not try these pool noodle craft stamps? These pool noodle craft stamps are so easy to make, and can be crafted for around $1. Perfect for little hands, these pool noodle craft stamps will “stamp” out boredom this summer and give your kids something fun to do. Here is how you can get started making your own. Easy Pool Noodle Craft Stamps Supplies Needed: Assorted Pool Noodles Knife Craft Paint Scrap paper or Paper Plates Paper Your dollar store … [Read more...]

DIY Hanging Herb Vase

Do you love having fresh herbs on hand? Many people do, it just isn’t always easy to store them. That is where this DIY hanging herb vase comes in. You can make your own hanging herb vase, perfect for keeping your herbs fresh and at your fingertips, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Here is how you can get started crafting your own. Supplies Needed: Twine or Ribbon Light Bulb Vase (Found at Michael’s Craft Store for $1.99 or Less) Assorted Flare Such as Flowers, Sequins, … [Read more...]

Congrats on a Bright Future Graduation Gift

If you are attending any graduation parties this summer, you will want to take the perfect graduation gift with you. This Congrats on a Bright Future Graduation gift is the perfect idea, combining a little wit with what grads really need… cash! Here is how you can get started making your own graduation gift just like the one you see here. It is so easy, and a gift that any graduate would love to get! A Graduation Gift that Shines Supplies Needed: Light Bulb Vase (Found at Michael’s Craft … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Treat Bag

Are you planning on hosting a St. Patrick’s Day bash this year? If so, take a look at this easy and super inexpensive St. Patrick’s Day treat bag! You can make you own using just a few dollars worth of Dollar Tree supplies, and when finished you can stuff the bag with candy, gold coins, or whatever else you please. Here is how you can make your own! Supplies Needed: Green Mini Totes (Sold 3/$1 at Dollar Tree) Assorted Foam Clovers ($1 Per Package) Orange Ribbon Craft … [Read more...]