Category Archives: DIY

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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ROASTED BEETS

I haven’t met a girl who doesn’t like beets.  Is it the blood red color, the earthy flavor, the sweetness?  Who knows?!  But, what I haven’t met is a man who likes them, or I don’t know of many anyway.   You … 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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HOW TO MAKE A TISSUE PAPER ROSE

First find a sheet of colored tissue paper and fold it into a 2″ – 3″ square.  Any old wrinkled tissue paper will do, in fact the more wrinkled, the more character your rose will have.  Next, you will need … Continue reading

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SPRING BUTTER

Spring is finally here.  Birds have come out to sing, fruit trees are in bloom and cows are grazing in fresh green pastures.  What could make this time of year feel even more joyful?  Making home made butter, of course. … Continue reading

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SOAKED GRAINS

I am not traditionally one for mixing sweet treats and “health food”.   It always seemed like an oxymoron to me.  Often healthy treats are laking in flavor and are just plain plain.   If I am going to indulge on … Continue reading

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UNASSUMING OBJECTS

Why is it that when I see a piece of bare wood, it calls out “paint me”? Not just “paint me” a simple color, but “decorate me… elaborately and colorfully”. This not only happens with wood or furniture, but with … Continue reading

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