pipe cleaners

It’s just a few weeks away for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and we’re crocheting the Olympic rings to celebrate. Whip up a few of these as you watch the your favorite winter sport. What’s your favorite? I love the bobsled! I’ve always wanted to try crocheting with pipe cleaners and these Olympic rings seemed like […]

Make a few kid-friendly sparklers to help ring in the new year! My darling daughter Lucy is all by herself in this next video, teaching you how to make these super simple and kid-friendly sparklers! Watch Lucy’s solo debut for a tutorial making Pipe Cleaner Sparklers for New Year’s: We will be showcasing our Craftspiration videos all year […]

Mustaches are all the craze, especially during November for the cause Movember. Our family loves to celebrate this month as this cause is near and dear to my husband, Jordan’s, heart. His father passed away from testicular cancer and Movember is all about creating awareness for mens health. To help us celebrate, I’ve created a […]

Can you believe that school is almost back in session? I finally bought supplies this week and can I just tell you how hard it was to not spend money on all the adorable apple-shaped erasers and staplers and tape dispensers! So, instead of spending a bunch of money on unessential things, I got inspired […]

My girls love both crafts and teeny tiny things, so these sweet little pipe cleaner bunnies are the perfect spring project for our house. I think they are taking over the dollhouse as we speak, turning it into an Easter wonderland. So fun! Once you get the hang of making these little bunnies, you can […]

Pipe cleaners and hearts just seem to go together. We’ve made rings, love goggles, and now these super sweet paper clips. They are perfect for attaching all kinds of paper. I bet there’s a teacher or two who would love a set of these for Valentines! Supplies for Paper Clip Hearts: 1 pipe cleaner scissors […]

With winter making it’s way here, we’re at Letter I for Icicles for our Holiday ABC series. Living in Seattle, we don’t see a lot of snow or icicles, but we can sure create some! We’re making felt icicle ornaments to hang on our Christmas tree. Supplies for Felt Icicle Ornaments: 1 pipe cleaner – per […]

Every year about this time I start dreaming up how I’ll wrap up our Christmas gifts. While wandering through the craft store about a month ago I spied some silver tinsel pipe cleaners and thought they would be the perfect material to work with to create some inexpensive gift toppers. I love the way the […]

It’s Movember and we’re proud to show our support of the mustache with our #mustachebombing adventures. I want you in on the fun too, showing your support for men’s health. Here are 5 easy ways you can make and wear a mustache to celebrate Movember! 1. Yarn Mustache: Cut 10-12 pieces of black yarn, about 2-3 […]

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 help show you how fun and easy these are to make, watch my step-by-step video […]

I Spy Egg Carton Glasses

by Marie on September 4, 2012

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 specs for some serious I Spying! Check out these great tutorials on more I SPY:  […]

Storybook Summer post by Jackie of Ready Set Read Pete the Cat became a famous cool cat in the book, “Pete the Cat: I love my White Shoes” and the follow-up hit, “Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes” both by Eric Litwin. Pete the Cat is back with a new book, “Pete the Cat and […]

This little Q-tip bunny has hopped it’s way to our house for a fun little adventure. He’s watching over the kids to make sure he’ll be able to come again to our house for Easter and hide a few eggs and treats. To make you’re own little hippity hoppin’ bunny, get out your stash of […]

Heart-Shaped Pipe Cleaner Rings

by Marie on February 13, 2012

I’m on a pipe cleaner kick (well, I’m always on a pipe cleaner kick). But we’re extending the Heart-Shaped Goggles from last week to create a few fun mini heart rings. Be prepared, these are addicting. A few twists and you’ve got some quick bling. These would be perfect to add to Valentines. Supplies for […]

Are you looking for LOVE? Well, these *love* goggles are here to help. And so are pipe cleaners. They are just begging to be bent into a heart shape. So today we’re looking for *love* with these festive heart pipe cleaner glasses. You gotta *LOVE* it! Supplies for Pipe Cleaner Heart-Shaped *Love* Goggles:  3 pipe […]

These cute little cards are perfect for the holidays. You can gift these to friends or create 8 little reindeer to display on your mantle for a fun decoration. And it’s a great activity for kids, they’ll love to stamp their thumbs! Supplies for Reindeer Thumbprint Cards: cardstock paper brown stamping ink brown pipe cleaner […]

We’ve been having a bit of fun with our cute little yarn spider. He’s been hiding all over the house. I will place him in my son’s room under his pillow, and once he finds him, he’ll hide the spider some place else. It can be a little spooky finding a GIANT spider in your […]

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. […]

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 […]

We’re just a couple of weeks away for the 4th of July and I’m already seeing fireworks for sale. If you live somewhere with “no fire” laws for the 4th or if your kids are a little too small for the fire, make these fun pipe cleaners sparklers instead. Supplies for Pipe Cleaner Sparklers: 2 […]

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