fall craft

The fall season is well on it’s way with chilly weather and turning leaves. Along with thoughts of fall, apples always come to mind. We love apple crafts, some of my favorite projects have something to do with apples. Today is no different with our next Craftspiration video – Gumdrop Apples! Make one of these […]

Paper Scrap Fall Trees

by Amy on September 16, 2013

We’re just starting to see some fall colors in our neighborhood, which makes me so happy. I love fall! Even though we’re still a few days away from the official first day of autumn, my girls and I were ready to start some fall crafting projects. We kicked things off with these whimsical paper tree […]

Guest post by Jen Goode of Projects for Preschoolers Make a pretty fall tree that is beautiful window art as well. Using tissue paper and construction paper, this pretty tree craft is perfect for even the littlest hands. This is a great art and craft project to do while talking about fall, trees, colors and even texture. […]

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 Year Autumn :: Celebrating the Seasons and Holidays with Family Arts and Crafts. This book is […]

Paper Tube Apple Stamps for Fall

by Marie on September 14, 2012

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 you can guess what’s in store for next month ;) This was such a fun […]

I’m so happy September is here. It’s a great month with gorgeous weather beckoning me back outside after the heat of the summer. Unfortunately, when September arrives the evening light begins to shorten. To solve that problem I’ve made some simple candle lanterns. I plan on placing them on our picnic tables and even hanging […]

Just a few weeks back I was invited by Michaels Crafts to come to Dallas and join in some creative fun. I crafted up a storm, took silly pictures, and was inspired to create for the Holidays. I even left with a big box of supplies, thanks to Michaels. I’m ready for the holiday season […]

We’ve been having some fun with all the fallen leaves around. I’ve been keeping my eye out on walks to the park and the library for some really cool looking leaves. There’s a giant maple tree on the way to the library near us that is shedding some beautiful red and yellow leaves. After collecting, […]

We’re crafting egg cartons into pine cones, helping us celebrate and decorating our home for fall. Supplies for Egg Carton Pine Cones: one dozen egg carton brown paint paint brush paint bowl paper towels or newspaper scissors (adult) 1 brown pipe cleaner per pine cone 1. Cut apart your egg carton into single carton cups. […]

Here’s what I’ve been up to this week over at Babble’s New Home Ec and Babycenter’s Momformation. What to do with broken crayons. Do you have small nubs for crayons or they are broken with the paper torn? Here are 5 ways to turn them into something new, including this crayon melted mural by Whatever. […]

This is my favorite season, I love fall colors. Here are some fall projects from over at the M&T Spotlight that I’ve chosen to feature, each one getting me inspired. **Next week: It’s time for some sweets, so I’ll be featuring your sweet treats. Link them up at Spotlight. Book Page Pumpkin Fall Wood Crafts […]

Autumn was in the air today and I felt the urge to add a little fall decor to my home. I had a few fall picks and candles, but I wanted a table runner to arrange them on, and I didn’t want to spend any money. Here’s what I came up with. I call it […]

Thankful Leaf Place Settings

by Marie on November 3, 2009

I’ve loved this post from Quince and Quire on Leaf Drawing. Even though I don’t have her artistic touch, I decided I had to make some myself anyway, taking a Thanksgiving spin on it. I wrote the names of people who will be at our dinner table, making each leaf a place setting. You’ll first […]

Apple Treats & Crafts for Fall

by Marie on September 23, 2009

Apple season is upon us and that means lots of tasty treats and creative crafts to be had. Here’s a few past activities from Make and Takes showcasing ripe juicy apples. Apple Stamped Cards ~~~ Homemade Applesauce ~~~ Applesauce Cookies ~~~ Apple Hand-Stitched Card ~~~ Homemade Apple Pie What apple treats and crafts have you […]

Fall Acorn Crafty Magnets

by Marie on November 14, 2008

After leaf crunching and turkey making, there’s still a few projects we’re making for Fall. These Acorn Magnets are perfect for displaying the Fall craft projects the kids have made at school. Supplies for Acorn Magnets: acorns magnets – they now sell these strong neodymium magnets at Walmart or other craft stores, or you can […]

Mod Podge Your Pressed Leaves

by Marie on November 7, 2008

Mod Podge is one of those great crafty products everyone should have. It can do everything: glue, seal, finish, and even your laundry all in one little bottle! Well, I used my Mod Podge to glue, seal and finish the leaves I pressed earlier this week. I made 2 framed Fall pictures for my kitchen, […]

Crunchy Fall Leaf Pictures

by Marie on November 5, 2008

We’ve crunched up egg shells, we’ve glittered sand pictures, now we’re crunching up leaves to make Fall Leaf Pictures. I drew a picture of a leaf, my son drew a picture of a pumpkin, and my daughter drew lovely swirly lines. They all turned out fun for Fall! Supplies for Leaf Pictures: dry leaves paper […]

We’re getting some leaves ready for crafting. We’re pressing, drying, and sorting the leaves we’ve collected. Later this week, I’ll be sharing a few fun crafts we’ve been making with our collected dried leaves. For Pressing Leaves: Place a fresh leaf in between two paper towels. Then place a few heavy books or magazines on […]

This cheery pumpkin is a fun card for Fall time. Whether you’re having a party and need invitations or wanting to decorate your home with something homemade, stitch up this cute Pumpkin Greeting Card. Supplies: Everything is available at your local craft or fabric store. Punching Awl Pattern for Pumpkin to punch: Download this pattern, […]

During the Fall season, we love to collect leaves that fall on the ground. They make great crafty projects and are easily turned into art. Here are our Leaf Rubbings we’ve recently made, helping us see what’s inside. First, collect some leaves, all shapes and sizes. If you don’t have any, I’m sure your neighbor […]

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