Category: Tutorial

Tornado in a Jar 0

Tornado in a Jar

Another project/experiment for you and the kiddos. Have you ever made a tornado in a jar?  This is the “how to” from Weather Wiz Kids. First you need a jar – plastic or glass...

Another Tshirt Scarf 0

Another Tshirt Scarf

Today I will show you how to make this tshirt scarf.  I previously wrote a post on another version HERE . For this one I used a children’s tshirt that I picked up at...

Photo Editing Option to Replace Picnik 1

Photo Editing Option to Replace Picnik

When Picnik decided to close I was devastated.  What would I do now?  No product that was free or a minimal cost was as easy to use with as many features as I wanted. ...

Cardboard Flowers 3

Cardboard Flowers

You can easily make a nice flower from toilet paper tubes.  You will need 2 empty TP rolls, two 2 inch circles, and something to embellish the circles. Cut the tubes into 3/4 inch...

Valentines Decoration 3

Valentines Decoration

Cut out (or punch) 15 red 2 inch circles.  Roll them into a cone shape and glue with a hot glue gun.  Once you have all 15 glued into a cone, flip upside down...

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...

More Picnik Photo Adjustments 0

More Picnik Photo Adjustments

UPDATE – I had this post written before I received the notice on 01/21/12 that they were closing their photo editing program in April 2012.  But, in the meantime they are offering their premium...

Five Strand Braid Bracelet 2

Five Strand Braid Bracelet

I have been wanting to do a five strand braid bracelet for a while.  Today I decided to make one with tshirt yarn – five different colors.  For a five strand braid you basically...

Bottle Gift Upcycle 1

Bottle Gift Upcycle

You have heard me say it a million times – I love Starbuck’s Frappuccinos (the bottled sort).  Although I don’t save every bottle, I do save most.  They are quite handy to have around...

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping 4

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping

Toilet paper tubes are most useful.  They can be cut apart and made into quite impressive decorations or in this case – they can be turned into a decorative gift wrap. To do this...