How To Salt Paint

How To Salt Paint

This is a fun, easy craft for all ages. You may even have all the materials in your house already. If not, they’re pretty inexpensive and available at most big stores. You’ll need: Elmer’s glue Salt (table salt, not sea salt) Acrylic paint Paintbrushes A…

My Favorite Play Dough Recipe

My Favorite Play Dough Recipe

Let’s get right to the point – here’s my favorite homemade play dough recipe. I’ve tweaked it over the years to make sure it’s not too sticky, not too dry, has enough color, and is no-cook. This will save the day when your kids are…

The Cutest (and almost free!) Acorn Necklaces

The Cutest (and almost free!) Acorn Necklaces

Last week I volunteered to host a party for my daughter’s fourth grade class. Sometimes I say these things without thinking them through. Well, that’s not true. I have big ideas, say them out loud (and with gusto!) and then sigh when I have to…

Crafts: Ten Minute, Ten Cent Bookmarks

Crafts: Ten Minute, Ten Cent Bookmarks

Guys. You won’t believe this, but I did the math and these super-cute bookmarks are less than TEN CENTS EACH to make. And yes, just ten minutes. (Okay, maybe a smidge more if you get picky with things, but still. They’re so fast to make.…

Home: My Top Three Snow Day Activities

Home: My Top Three Snow Day Activities

Are you Team Yay or Team Nay when it comes to snow days? We’re Team Yay around here, which shouldn’t be a surprise since we’re the biggest bunch of homebodies ever. It’s also not lost on me that I have the luxury of being a…

Popsicle Stick Sleds

Popsicle Stick Sleds

  Need a quick and easy teacher gift? Kid craft? Grandparent gift? I’ve got you covered. You’ll need: Eight popsicle sticks Mini clothespins (if you want to make gift card holders) Acrylic paint in the color of your choice Paintbrushes Mod Podge (optional) String, yarn,…

One Day (One Dollar!) Craft Challenge

One Day (One Dollar!) Craft Challenge

Are you ever stuck with analysis paralysis? That is me daily. Today I challenged myself to make something – anything – in just one day. I was determined to finish it despite children underfoot, washing machines buzzing, and all the cyber-everything emails taunting me. (We…