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Easy Glitter Hearts for Mason Jars...Craft Foam & Glitter

Heart Mason Jars

Looking for simple Heart Decor for your home this Valentine's Day?  We have a simple and sparkling idea just for you!  Last year we featured a post on how to make Glitter Hearts with Craft Foam, spray adhesive, and glitter.  Now all you have to do is attach these sparkling glitter hearts to Natural Twine Cord and hang on Mason Jars!  These hearts will look good hanging all around the house but we especially liked them on Mason Jars.  Fill a jar with coffee grounds and display it in the kitchen. Read more [...]
Flowers for Mother's Day, May Day, or Any Day! Made from Craft Foam. Great for kids to make & give to Mom.

Flowers for Mother’s Day, May Day or Any Day

This Flower Door Hanger is perfect for Mother's Day, May Day (May 1st) or any day!  It's simple enough that kids can make it with a little help (the stapler part if they are small) and requires no drying time or cutting!  It's made from light-weight Craft Foam...yes, even the vase holding the flowers is just a folded and stapled piece of craft foam!  The flowers are pre-cut and assembled with chenille stems at different heights to fill the vase.  Ribbon is stapled to craft foam vase so this door Read more [...]
Heart Thumbprint Magnets... Perfect for kids to make and give as gifts!

Thumbprint Heart Magnets w/ Bottle Caps

Here is a simple gift for kids to make and give this Valentine's Day, or any day for that matter:)  Using rubber stamp ink, make thumbprint (or fingerprint) hearts by pressing thumb onto ink and then onto a 1" pre-punched circle in the form of a heart.  Add the circle to a Silver Bottle Cap, cover with a Clear Epoxy Sticker to secure, and attach a 1" Adhesive Craft Magnet to the back for a quick and simple craft.  We can't say there is no mess as you do have to get ink on your thumb or fingers Read more [...]
flower mason jar lids

Flower Lids for Mason Jars

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming soon and how better to encourage a teacher than with a thoughtful gift you made!  Here is a creative gift idea with this in mind.  Simply add foam circles to Mason Jar Lids to create adorable Spring Flowers, wrap the jar with Baker's Twine, label with a white foam circle tag, and fill the jar with a special treat.  Our three samples include coffee, buttons, & bandages just to jump-start your creative minds.  However, there are many more possibilities for Read more [...]
ribbon bookmark ideas

Curly Ribbon Bookmarks

Here is a quick and fun weekend craft... Curly Ribbon Bookmarks!  These adorable bookmarks are made with Curly Ribbon, Large Metallic Paperclips, and Buttons.  Attach craft buttons with Glue Dots and there is no drying time required.   Bookmarks make a great gift for all the readers in your life.  Be sure to check out our last post to learn how to easily turn ribbon into curly ribbon for this project.  Once you have the curly ribbon made this craft takes only minutes.  Make a few for yourself Read more [...]
nail polish gems with sheer ribbon

Nail Polish Dipped Gems

Ever wondered what would happen if you added a drop of nail polish to water and then dipped a clear glass gem into the "polish" water?  Well, probably not.  We have though!  This curiosity inspired our next post.  Starting with a recycled plastic container, warm water, and a drop of nail polish we were ready to see what we could create!  We strung elastic cord through the hook on a clear glass gem (these gems are sold with the hook already attached to the top of the gem) and slowly dipped the Read more [...]
fall frame with stickers, gems, and post it notes

Fall Gift Idea… Thankful Frames

Using inexpensive Clear Bent Acrylic Frames, Scrapbook Paper, Post it Notes, and a few Painted Small Glass Gems, you can make these fabulous Fall Gifts!  We made two options (vertical with a Fall Poem and horizontal with stickers).  These are the perfect gift to give to friends and family on Thanksgiving.  This post it note frame doubles as a great fall decoration for your home.  Looks great on desks or in the kitchen for all those quick reminder notes we need.  Such a fun and festive post it Read more [...]