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How-to Video: Yarn Pom-Pom Spiders

It’s that time again when we are making all kinds of fun Halloween crafts. And our cute little Yarn Pom-Pom Spiders were so fun to make and play with last year, we’re creating more to hide around the house. To… Continue Reading →

Furry Monster Googly Eye Bracelets

Yes, I’m still on the googly eye train. But how can I stop, they are too much fun. And now I’ve completed the googly jewelry set with rings, necklaces, earrings and now a fun and furry bracelet! Supplies for Furry… Continue Reading →

Craft a Patchwork Pumpkin

We seem to have an endless supply of paper and fabric scraps around our house, and I’m always looking for new ways to use our stash. With pumpkin patches and jack o’lanterns on our mind, we turned orange collages into… Continue Reading →

Sweet Little Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards

These sweet little thumbprint pumpkins are fun to craft and are perfect to display for Halloween! Supplies for Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards: orange and green paint – or an ink pad would work great too paintbrush paper card folded black… Continue Reading →

More Silliness with Googly Eye Jewelry

I just couldn’t help myself. I had to make a whole set of jewelry out of googly eyes. We made our Googly Eye Rings last week, so now I’m adding in some earrings and a necklace. They are too cute!… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge Wrap-Up

This past Saturday we hosted a celebration for Caine’s Arcade and his cardboard challenge here in Seattle. It was cardboard mania!! Kids from all over Seattle joined in the fun as we crafted and played. A little cardboard bowling pictured below, thanks… Continue Reading →

Crayon Resist Autumn Leaf Rubbings

We love collecting colorful leaves for leaf rubbings early in the fall, before the leaves are either too soggy or too crunchy. We usually use colored crayons to make our rubbings, but we’ve been playing with white crayon and watercolor… Continue Reading →

Get Silly with Googly Eye Rings

I love googly eyes, it’s one of my favorite crafting supplies. I even love the fun eyebombing craze that has hit towns across America. So how could I resist finding ways to put these googly eyes in more places, even jewelry…. Continue Reading →

Space Shuttle Party Treats

How cute are these Space Shuttle Party Treats from The Craft Nest? They would be a perfect treat for a birthday party from space. There’s even a free printable for the shuttle to go with, yippee! Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge

It’s almost been one year since the boy Caine was showcased for his amazing cardboard arcade. Since then, children all over the world have embraced the love of cardboard and creating! Watch this video to see all that has come… Continue Reading →

Cardboard Tube Ghouls for Halloween

With Halloween creeping up on us, it’s time to start thinking about fun and easy crafts you can do with your kids. You’ll love this craft because of its simplicity, and gosh, they are just too cute too! These would… Continue Reading →

Autumn Crafts and Recipe Ebook from The Artful Parent

I’ve just caught wind of a new and fabulously crafty ebook you must get your hands on in time for fall. Jean of The Artful Parent, an amazing artist and creative genius, has come out with a new ebook: The Artful… Continue Reading →

Lemon Juice Mystery Messages

We’ve already begun our haunting Halloween fun with these Lemon Juice Mystery Messages. I’ve joined up with Q-tips again as a Tipster ambassador and sharing some super spooky science with you. These lemon juice mystery messages are too much fun. Watch our video as… Continue Reading →

Frankenstein Goodie Bags for Halloween

These Frankenstein Goodie Bags are too cute and perfect for Halloween. We are still a few weeks away from October, but I’m already getting excited. I’m ready to craft these up for the kids, thanks to Summer Scraps, found over… Continue Reading →

7 Unique Painting Tools for Kids

We have a good-sized stash of paint brushes, but my girls love the novelty of painting with various gadgets and objects from around the house. Whether we’re raiding the office supplies or the kitchen drawers, there are always interesting items… Continue Reading →

Paper Tube Apple Stamps for Fall

You know us and paper tubes, they are one of my favorite recycled craft supplies. We’ve stamped with them before and our snowman prints and heart shapes. Today we’re making a few fun apple stamps for fall. And I bet… Continue Reading →

All About Me Wordle for Kids

Have you ever played with Wordle? It is a fun way to create an interesting graphic or word cloud using text of your choice. I didn’t have much experience with Wordle until recently, and now my girls and I are… Continue Reading →

I Spy Egg Carton Glasses

How fun are these egg carton glasses from Amanda over at Crafts by Amanda? I spotted them over at the M&T Spotlight and couldn’t resist sharing them here. I love the crazy colors and patterns. These are definitely the perfect… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Duct Tape Bracelets Video

Here is another installment of Kids in the Craft Room, my kid crafty video series. We created these fun duct tape bracelets a couple of weeks ago, but I thought it would be fun to show you the how-to video… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Birthday Party Ideas

Over the summer, my youngest daughter turned 4. For her birthday party, as I do with each of my kids, I let her choose a fun theme for their birthday.  This year she chose Rainbows! It’s the perfect theme for… Continue Reading →

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