flowers

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year! The pretty blossoms, the light jacket weather, and the cool breeze outside make me so happy! I’ve rounded up 20+ spring flowers and DIY vases to make throughout the next few weeks of springtime to brighten things up! 1. Custom Vases: Create these custom vases that […]

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I had my hand-sewing basket sitting out the other day, which reminded my girls that they hadn’t sewn anything in a long time. We had to remedy that, of course! With spring on our minds, we decided to make some flowers using our (over-flowing) bin of fabric and felt scraps. Sewing buttons is fun, and […]

Pretty Paper Daffodils

by Amy on March 17, 2014

Spring is coming! Whether your yard is already blooming (like ours here in California), or you’re still waiting for the snow to melt, it’s definitely time to brighten up the indoors with some springtime crafts. Yay! Our first official crafts of the season are these pretty paper daffodils, with frilly 3-D centers. These are such […]

We are cruising along with our Crochet-A-Day series this month. How is it going? Have you been following along? I hope some of you have been inspired to pick up a hook and some yarn! Start with a simple chain stitch necklace, chain stitch wrapping ribbon, or a crochet bracelet with a button. I have another […]

We’ve got 4 super sweet crochet flower patterns to feature today for our Crochet-A-Day series. You’ll want to try your hand at all of them, making a lovely crochet floral bouquet! 1. Quick 5 Minute Crochet Flowers: This quick and easy patten for flowers comes from Sara of Creative Jewish Mom. These would make great […]

Handmade cards add a perfectly finished touch to gifts for any occasion. In a world becoming more and more fast-paced and online, handmade cards are even more meaningful and important to give. Today I’d like to share a very simple craft project to easily make your own gift tags, greeting cards, or postcards. We will […]

Bulb flowers are about to make their triumphant early Spring return and I could not be more thrilled. I’ve been seeing pots of them in various stores, ready to grow and think that this idea for paint drip planters from One Artsy Mama (I found it at the M&T Spotlight) would be such a fun […]

I’m so happy to share today’s post with you! I’ve teamed up with a few A+ bloggers and Consumer Crafts, an M&T sponsor, to bring you a fabulous Earth Day DIY Celebration! With Earth Day coming up in just a couple weeks, April 22nd, we’re here to help you get your crafty DIY on as […]

Every spring, I love seeing tulips pop up in my yard. It seems like I always forget about them – such a colorful surprise! We made a little ode-to-tulips art project with some super-simple origami paper tulips. With only a few folds, this is a great origami project for young kids and origami novices (like […]

Valentine Pom Pom Flowers

by Danyelle on February 5, 2013

Valentine’s is a fun day to treat those special people in your life with love notes and secret surprises. I also personally LOVE the colors associated with Valentine’s Day. Red’s, pinks, and peaches are so happy and really brighten up my mood on these gray winter days. I decided this year to create some simple […]

We are ready for spring! We’re starting to see flowers coming out of the ground, tulips, hyacinths, and crocus. So when I received a fun package of supplies from the Scribble Shop, I chose to create fun popsicle stick flowers. Thanks to Scribble Shop, a great place to get all your craft supplies, I was […]

Tomorrow is the first day of spring! We’re off to a very rainy start around here – our house could definitely use some spring color to brighten things up. To welcome spring, we made cheery flower collages on accordian-folded strips of cardboard. They stand up on my mantle and make us dream about gardens full […]

Here’s what I’ve been up to over at Babble’s New Home Ec. Look at dem’ apples: 15 Inspired Apple Crafts Get pretty looking flower arrangements: Quick and Easy Flower Vase Hack Stitching up some cards: 15 Free Stitched Card Patterns Get your techy craft on: 20+ Phone Apps for the Crafty Folk

It’s finally June, so bring on summer! The weather is getting warm, school is almost out, and flowers are in full bloom! I’ve gathered a few fun flower power projects for summer, getting us excited for the season of sun! Flower Straw Buddies: fun little craft foam flowers I created and shared over at Babycenter’s […]

With Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, and Cinco de Mayo all happening this week, these little tissue paper flowers are perfect to give. They’d make a great gift topper or would be fun placed in a vase filled with candies. Supplies for Tissue Paper Flowers: tissue paper scissors hole punch button pipe cleaner 1. Cut out […]

In the past I have made many different hat crafts using foam cups that I shrank in the oven. Yes, much like a Shrinky Dink! However, because shrinking the cups isn’t an exact science, there are often some misshapen hats with curled up brims. Instead of tossing those into the garbage as a failure, I’ve […]

Summer is ever approaching, despite the 3 inches of snow Utah had yesterday. Happily, it melted! But we’re still excited about the sun and fun that comes with it, and all the flowers that are colorful and bright. We’re making our own flowers out of frisbees and flying them into a giant pot! Supplies for […]

Here’s a cute flower bouquet for Mom by Chasing Fireflies. I’d love to get one of these to hang on my door. Soooo pretty!

I first saw these pipe cleaner flowers done by Kami at No Biggie. She shared how to make them into fun rose rings, but I thought I’d put my own little twist on them for a Mother’s Day Bouquet. You can bind them together all on their own or place them in a flower pot […]

We thought we share a tutorial on how to make a paper corsage.  The benefit to making these is they last much longer than real flowers and you can get creative by using different color cardstock.  These would make fun Mother’s Day gifts for all the special ladies in your life. Supplies for Paper Corsage: […]

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