Category Archives: Crafting

PERPETUAL CALENDAR

New year, new calendar! What fun my daughter had creating this perpetual calendar.  This finished calendar now hangs on the wall in our homeschool room. Here’s how to make your own.First draw 5 different sized circles on large paper by … Continue reading

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LIKE A CAVEMAN

Well sorta like a caveman…only a little more sophisticated. My most recent love has been painting stones.  Lots of stones. They are everywhere, these sweet little stones… I seem to be finding since I began my love affair with adorning … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A FELT STRAWBERRY, WITH PDF PRINTABLE PATTERN

As promised, I will be posting my felt food tutorials, with printable PDF patterns. I thought we would start with the cutest felt strawberry! For strawberry you will need: red and green felt red, yellow and green embroidery thread embroidery … Continue reading

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HEART PATCHES

Anyone have some holey jeans that need some love? Here are some love patches to solve your woes. Simply cut out some hearts, add some sweet sweet stitches, and a little bit of love.  Now patch up those brokenhearted jeans … Continue reading

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DIY WATERCOLOR PAPER LANTERN, WITH PATTERN

These watercolor paper lanterns are easy and fun to make.  Children will love to watch the light dance and glow as they carry them through the dark night. First start with 2 sheets of watercolor paper, 11″ x 14″ in … Continue reading

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FELT FOOD

Fried eggs anyone? Or maybe a fresh fruit platter? For my four year old daughter’s birthday last week, I made her some felt food to add to her play kitchen.  You would be impressed by the meals she cooks up … Continue reading

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HAPPY DAD’S DAY

Just thought we would share a few ideas for Fathers Day gifts. Love on paper Take You Ridin in My Car massage shirt Happy Father’s Day to all of the wonderful daddies out there.  How we love you so!   … Continue reading

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HOW TO WET FELT A PIECE OF FABRIC

For valentines day we decided to make felt heart garlands. First we needed to make a piece of felt. This is one of the finished pieces we made. It is about 1/2″ thick. To begin, you will need a selection … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A FELT MUSHROOM HOUSE

This is the finished mushroom house, which my girls got for Christmas this year. First, you will need a concrete tube.  Cut the tube to be about 8″ high with a hacksaw.  Then, draw the doorway and windows.  Use a … Continue reading

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LANTERN SPINNING

This year for our home school lantern walk, we made paper mache lanterns.  We blew up balloons, then covered them with colored tissue and crepe paper, which had been dipped in a water and glue mixture.  After they were dry … Continue reading

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