Category: Gifts

Hooded towels for the Beach 0

Hooded towels for the Beach

A couple years ago I made my kids some hooded towels.  However, they managed to grow about eight inches in a year so those quickly became too small.  This year I have made them...

Metal Punch Keychain 5

Metal Punch Keychain

The kids needed a gift for pepe so we purchase two different size washers at the local True Value store (awesome selection) – and punched “Love U” on the smaller one and the kids...

Valentines Treats 4

Valentines Treats

I made these candy treats as gifts.  Now that I can officially melt chocolate, there is a world of possibilities. I melted chocolate for the bowls (molds) and then filled each bowl with two...

Dollar Store personalized dishes 0

Dollar Store personalized dishes

This is one of my favorite projects because it allows for so much of my children’s personalities to shine through.  First, you purchase some dishes from the dollar store.  I have used white, colored...

Valentines Cereal 0

Valentines Cereal

This is what we have put together for my daughter’s class for Valentine’s Day.  I used Picnik to create the image.  I will detail how to do it.  Yes, Picnik is closing but this...

Match my photo game 1

Match my photo game

In my never ending quest to keep my children entertained while still “working their mind” – I created this game.  The game itself is certainly not a new concept – a matching game.But in...

Dollar Store cupcake towers 5

Dollar Store cupcake towers

This is an easy and elegant looking project. The plates have a starburst design and the candlestick is an elegant glass.  For $3, plus a little E6000 glue – make your own cupcake towers...

Whip up some coffee cup cozies 1

Whip up some coffee cup cozies

I have made several different versions of coffee cozies but this is the quickest and easiest. First, you cut open one of those cardboard cozies – just for size.  In this case I made...

Fabric Button into a ring 1

Fabric Button into a ring

Remember those fabric button projects? Well here is another use for fabric buttons.  Have you heard of Pick Your Plum?  It is a deal-a-day site for crafts etc…  The prices are awesome and shipping...

A Gift of Cards 0

A Gift of Cards

This is a gift that is helpful for anyone.  It is an emergency card kit.  First, you purchase emergency card kits from the dollar store – a set of 6 assorted cards and envelopes. ...