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This Instructographic is a great visual guide to help your kids make their own colorful hand puppets.Puppet making can be a great activity for families, schools and nursery groups, and is great for inspiring a young child’s imagination. Kids are their most imaginative at a young age, so the more fun-filled crafty activities you can provide them with, the more chance there is for them to develop their creative artistic flair. Customising puppets is probably the most fun part of the process, and can provide hours of fun. Smiley faces,...

I received this from the church youth group this week. It is so cute! Such a clever idea for an end of year teacher gift! Thanks to Mike and Mollie and the entire youth group! A close up of the clever tag:Filled with all kinds of “mints”:...

Hey friends! It’s Wednesday night and you know what that means! It’s time for the weekly Pinterest Power Party!! This party is to focus on YOU – the readers! Do you have a DIY project, frugal gift idea, or delicious recipe you want to share? Well, we want to see them and share them on our Pinterest boards too!!Don’t forget about our Pinterest Power Party board - we’ll be pinning each week’s features as well as others that just catch our eye each week! You can follow the Pinterest Power...

Recently I found these side tables at garage sales. They were both $5 and I just knew I could make them look nice again. Since we have all new colors in the living room this was the perfect time. I really wanted something unique for the family area. For the large table I wanted to try a “plaid design” on the top. I can not find the picture of the tables before the primer. (Sorry) Here is how easy it was to create the plaid look using paint. Prime with White Spray PrimerI used a Valspar tester paint from Lowes in the blue shade...

If you are looking for an inexpensive but creative custom look for your windows here is a great option. We have a wall of windows that I have let go without character for many months now. Since we had renovations done and the colors changed I have not found the right curtains to go on this wall. When I would start shopping for what I had in mind it quickly got very pricey. I love the look of floor to ceiling length. I also wanted the specific colors I had used on the walls and for my accent colors and it was hard to find. That is when...

Are you looking for some easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine Decorations ideas? I’m excited to share two projects that took only a couple minutes each.  The first project is a Conversation Heart Candle votive. You only need 3 items to make this.  Conversation Hearts Votive holder CandleFill your votive holder half full of Conversation hearts and place your candle on the top. You shouldn’t eat the candies after using them as a decoration, they will be dried out and possibly have wax on them. You can line a table with several...

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