10 Minute DIY Airbrush Zombie T-shirt

Looking for a last-minute Halloween costume idea that won’t break the bank and will only take you about 10 minutes to pull off? Pick up an AirBrainz™ airbrush line from Testors® and a grab an old T-shirt and you are just… Continue Reading →

Yarn Tassel Keychain Kids Craft

We’re making darling yarn tassel keychains for kids to make all by themselves. They are super simple to create, kids will probably want to make more than just one. And with the gift giving holidays upon us, these tassel keychains would… Continue Reading →

25 Pokémon Crafts for Kids

Pokémon has been loved for years, but with the recent release of Pokémon Go, the Pokémon excitement is now everywhere! If your kids are on the Pokémon train, they’ll love trying out some of these fun craft ideas! 25 Pokémon Crafts… Continue Reading →

Make a Halloween Bag of Tricks

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. The opinions and text are all mine. We’re gearing up for Halloween and making a fun and crafty “bag of tricks”. In our bag we’ll be adding… Continue Reading →

Painted Jack O’ Lantern with Watercolors and Gauze

There’s no carving required for this cute watercolor Jack O’ Lantern craft. Instead, we’re grabbing some rolled gauze from the medicine cabinet to create a cool design on paper. We’ll use yellow and orange watercolors to paint gauze-covered paper, experimenting… Continue Reading →

15 Amigurumi Patterns You Must Crochet

We’re having so much fun bookmarking all these amazing amigurumi patterns! The only problem, which one to crochet first! Check out our list of 15 adorable amigurumi stuffed toys you must make. 15 Simple Amigurumi Patterns to Crochet From mermaids and… Continue Reading →

Silly Kid-Friendly Stegosaurus Breakfast

Most days, breakfast is fend-for-yourself for my older daughters, and a predictable rotation of favorites for my toddler. Every so often, my little guy and I are perky enough in the morning to do some cooking together. Our latest creation… Continue Reading →

15 Apple Crafts for Kids

Fall is here, which means it’s apple season! We’re getting excited about all the possibilities for apple crafts! Check out each of these 15 ideas to get inspired this fall season. 15 Apple Crafts for Kids 1. Pinecone Apple Craft: This craft… Continue Reading →

Crispy Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Golden and crispy fried ravioli is one of my all time fall favorite appetizer! If you are throwing a party, have a family gathering or just everyday after school snack time, these crispy bites are the most delicious, easiest recipe… Continue Reading →

Paper Plate Pigeon Toady Kid Craft

Hi friends! We’re partnering with the new animated movie STORKS which hits theaters this Friday. In celebration of the release, we made a Paper Plate Pigeon Toady kid craft. Not only is it kid-friendly, but it’s also a sweet way to get the whole… Continue Reading →

Paper Acorn Garland

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before, but I love decorating for the seasons using lots of my kids’ artwork. Our first fall craft project this year is a paper acorn garland, made from lunch bags and colorful patterned paper. This… Continue Reading →

15 Harry Potter Party Ideas

If you’re planning a Harry Potter party, you’ve come to the right place! From invitations and decor to food and activities, all the ideas you’ll need are right here! 15 Harry Potter Party Ideas 1. DIY Table Quidditch: Of course… Continue Reading →

Yogurt & Graham Cracker Mason Jar Snacks

We’re partnering with Yoplait to share our family-friendly snack. I’m always looking for different ways to prepare snacks for my kids. They are ready to eat something the second they get home from school. So we are all loving these yogurt… Continue Reading →

Scratch-Off Coupons for a Family Date Night

Our family has been intentionally scheduling one-on-one parent and child dates for quite a few years. On these monthly dates, we’ve climbed big rocks, baked fancy cakes, picked new books at the bookstore, held our own video game championships, hiked… Continue Reading →

15 Cleaning Hacks You Must Try

When you see how much easier these cleaning hacks make the cleaning process, you’ll wish you’d have read them years ago! From dust and grime to toilets and toothbrushes, there’s a hack here for every room in your house! 15… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Scarecrow

Hi my crafty friends!!! There is NO need to be scared of today’s kid friendly crafty post! This Popsicle Stick Scarecrow is as simple as it gets and it’s perfect for the upcoming fall season too!!! If you are looking for a… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Prep for Back to School

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. The opinions and text are all mine. We’re gearing up for back to school! Can you believe summer went by so fast?! But alas, here we… Continue Reading →

13 Crockpot Chicken Dinner Ideas

Don’t you just love how the crockpot makes dinnertime so easy? Set it in the morning, and by dinnertime you’ll have a hot, tasty meal ready to go. These 13 chicken ideas are sure to make it on your favorites… Continue Reading →

Dip Dyed Velvet Pillow

Hey there! My name is Alexis and I am the crafty lady behind the blog, Persia Lou, my place for sharing my latest crochet, craft, and home decor projects. I am happy to be here at Make & Takes today… Continue Reading →

Cupcake Liner Parrot Craft

Hi friends! Have you heard of the upcoming animated film release The Wild Life, which hits theaters September 9th? If you haven’t, it’s about an outgoing parrot named Mak and his quirky animal companions that live on a tiny exotic… Continue Reading →

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