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Crafts

Owl Potato Prints

Owl Potato Prints

Do you like owls? Let’s make vegetable printing more unique! My daughters and I worked on another project for 4H to enter in the fair. The category is Fruit or Vegetable Prints and we wanted to kick it up a notch and make this kind […]

Tree Booklet – Mini Book Binding

Tree Booklet – Mini Book Binding

Need an idea for a mini book? Need an idea for Girl Scouts Cadette Book Artist Badge? Recently my daughter and I created mini tree booklets for her Girl Scouts Cadette Book Artist Badge.  She needed to explore a book artist technique for the 3rd […]

Using Stencils to Create Your Own Bird Paintings

Using Stencils to Create Your Own Bird Paintings

My daughters are members of 4H and it is always a rush in the summer to get projects done and ready to enter in the fair! We recently worked on some bird paintings to enter in the “Bird” entry section of the fair.  Sometimes it […]

Strawberry Lemonade Body Scrub

Strawberry Lemonade Body Scrub

Strawberry Lemonade so delicious and refreshing! Who knew that you could make a body scrub that smells just like strawberry lemonade and is refreshing for your body!  I didn’t until I experimented with another body scrub recipe.  I thought to myself…what can I put in […]

Spearmint Rose Petal Body Scrub

Spearmint Rose Petal Body Scrub

Body Scrubs are wonderful, especially when you can make your own! I just loved my Brown Sugar Honey Foot Scrub that I made about a month ago, and I had an itching to make another kind.  I looked outside and saw my roses in full […]

Paper Straw Jewelry – 4th of July

Paper Straw Jewelry – 4th of July

I’ve seen a lot of ideas about using paper straws – so I thought we would give it a try! I got out all the supplies and invited my kids to come create with me.  I just gave the idea that we needed to make […]

diy Firework Necklace-4th of July

diy Firework Necklace-4th of July

Need a craft for kids to do for this 4th of July? This also can be made for anytime your kids want to be sparkly!   Another 4th of July is approaching and I just love these firework necklaces that I designed a few years ago for […]

Easy Firework Rings-4th of July

Easy Firework Rings-4th of July

Need a quick craft for your little one’s to do for 4th of July?   These Firework Rings are so quick and easy to make – my daughter just made four all by herself in less than 4 minutes!  And they are so much fun […]

4th of July Pinwheels

4th of July Pinwheels

These pinwheels will make delightful drink stirrers for your 4th of July Patriotic Party! Or great table decorations! 4th of July is approaching, and these pinwheels are perfect for drink stirrers or decorations for your party.  This project is so versatile you could adapt the […]

Marble Painting – Not Just for Kids!

Marble Painting – Not Just for Kids!

Marble Painting is for Adults too!   Marble Painting – a fun craft for kids…but wait…”I want to do it too!”  You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the fun of marble painting and you can make it a more “sophisticated” project!  I […]