Easy to Make Apple Sign w/ Craft Foam

Easy Hanging Apple Sign

Last week we purchased our 1st gallon of fresh apple cider from the Harvest House at Green Bluff.  Well, actually we bought 3 gallons!  It was just pressed the night before from fresh picked apples.  What a treat!  We call it "liquid gold" because it is so amazing.  While pumpkins are already starting to make their debut (Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is back), apples are often overlooked this time of year.  So we came up with an apple craft to help us remember how amazing fresh apples are! This Read more [...]

Candy Corn Garland w/ Googly Eyes

Before October wraps up and Halloween has come and gone, we thought we better hurry up and post this great Candy Corn Garland!!!  Wow, what a fast year this has been. Anyone else love the cheerful look of Candy Corn? It is just so fun, happy, and kid friendly for a holiday that is overflowing with dark and scary decorations.  Our love for this cheery candy inspired us to create an easy Candy Corn Garland with a little twist... we added Large Foam Googly Eyes!  There is just something about candy Read more [...]
fall magnets on black frame

Fall Magnets… Pumpkin, Acorn, Leaf, & Apple

These Fall Magnets are easy to make, inexpensive, and great for FALL crafts and gifts.  The perfect classroom or Sunday School Craft.  Made from inexpensive Foam Shapes, Buttons, and Ceramic Magnets. No cutting required with pre-cut foam shapes!  Add sparkle to these magnets by painting the foam shapes with Glitter Nail Polish.  Then, a splash of color with Sharpie Markers.  Attach the layers of foam with Glue Dots (for an instant strong bond and no drying time).  Lastly, use a Glue Dot to Read more [...]
Hanging pumpkin garland

For Fall ~ Easy Pumpkin Garland

Frost on the Pumpkins this morning inspired our pumpkin garland post!  This simple FALL Pumpkin Garland is made with Natural Twine, Foam Pumpkin Shapes, Foam Letters, Mini Black Clothespins, and a few fall colored Sharpies!  Cut twine to desired length, decorate pumpkins with markers, add letters, and attach to twine with mini clothespins!  Great for a classroom or as a fireplace decoration this Fall.  No drying time or cutting required (other than the twine).  Light weight and easy to hang 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 [...]

Fall Decor ~ Acorn Garland

Here is another simple fall craft idea with Foam Shapes and a few other inexpensive craft supplies.  Oh, and you will also need Glitter Nail Polish... it's the perfect way to make those foam shapes sparkle!  Use this Acorn Garland for fall decoration, gift bags, or make a Thankful Tree with real branches and a few foam maple leaf shapes.  Teachers... make this garland in a classroom with students by having each student assemble a section, tie them altogether, and hang on a bulletin board or throughout 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 [...]