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Bright Button Magnets

Easy Button Magnets

As sad as it is to say, summer is rapidly coming to an end.  Really hard to believe we are already in the month of August.  As stores begin to clearance all their summer items and replace them with aisles of school supplies it can only mean one thing.  It's time to start thinking about the kids going back to school!  Well, how about a few Button Magnets for those School Lockers???  All it takes is a few large buttons and magnets!  Adhesive craft magnets or ceramic magnets work well.  This 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 [...]
red heart made from mini glass gems

Heart Mirror Craft

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it.  Whether you love this holiday or not, we are sure you'll love this Heart Mirror!  It's a perfect Valentine's Day gift for someone you love.  Best of all it's inexpensive to create with a Bent Acrylic Frame, Oval Mirror, and a few Mini Glass Gems.  Great Group Craft too!  Gather a few friends together and enjoy a night of crafting.   It's sure to be as much fun to make as it will be to give away!  Don't you love crafts like this?  We do! 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 [...]
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 [...]
pumpkin pins made with clear glass gems

Fall Jewelry…Pumpkin Pins

For the perfect Fall Craft... Make Pumpkin Pins from Glass Gems!  They are so cute and easy to make.  Start by painting the back of our Large Clear Glass Gems with Orange Nail Polish.  Next, attach Green Grosgrain Ribbon and a Pin Back.  Paint dots or a face on the front of the gem.  These pumpkin pins are great inexpensive gifts.  Fun fall craft for all ages.  Best of all you get to paint without having to clean any brushes! Supplies Needed: Large Clear Glass Gems 3/8" Green Read more [...]
Yellow Bump Chenille Flowers in a white vase

Chenille Stem Flowers

Inspired by the first day of summer, these Chenille Stem Flowers are simply adorable and so fun to make!  All it takes is Bump Chenille Stems, 2" Styrofoam Balls, Green Pipe Cleaners, and a tall vase for display.  No glue or drying time!  Both kids and adults will love creating these.  Oh, & we must say, they are SOOOO soft!!!   Supplies Needed: Bump Chenille Stems Green Chenille Stems 2" Styrofoam Balls Scissors or Wire Cutters Small Opening Tall Vase Directions Read more [...]