Acorn Necklaces for an easy Fall Craft you can wear!

Easy Acorn Necklaces

Inspired by our "Coffee Craft Foam" post, we created these adorable Acorn Necklaces in just a few simple steps.  Dye the foam acorns with coffee grounds, stitch embroidery floss around the craft foam, add a button, and a attach a jewelry bail to the back of the acorn.  Once they are all assembled no one would ever guess you made them from inexpensive craft foam!  These make a perfect weekend craft and great gifts too~ The secret to these adorable Acorn Necklaces is... coffee grounds!  If Read more [...]
Fill glass ornaments with popcorn kernels for Fall Decorations!

Popcorn Ornaments for Fall

These Popcorn Ornaments make a great Fall Decoration and Centerpiece!  Simply fill a clear vase with popcorn kernels, add a few small tree branches from your yard, and hang these adorable Glass Ball Ornaments filled with popcorn kernels.  Display on a table with a few mini pumpkins and it's the perfect Fall and Thanksgiving Day centerpiece! To make this inexpensive and unique Fall Centerpiece, start by picking up some yellow and white popcorn kernels on your next trip to the grocery store!  If Read more [...]
Coffee Crafts with Foam

Coffee and Craft Foam for Fall

Coffee and donuts for sure but what about Coffee and Craft Foam?!?  Bet you never thought of those two things together...  Perhaps this post was inspired by the fact that we are located across the parking lot from a coffee roaster and have to smell roasted coffee all day.  Hmmm...  Quite possible.   Well, no matter how we were inspired, this post is so creative and fun.  Oh, and we should mention that it is messy too!  Reminds us of making mud pies in the backyard when we were little.  Try Read more [...]
Easy Butterfly Necklaces...DIY!

DIY…Butterfly Necklaces

Inspired by a recent purchase of our adorable Small Butterfly Shapes, these necklaces are fun and easy to make!  Simply attach the small butterflies to 2" Foam Circles, add a mini button, embellish with polka dots, and string with Bakers Cotton.  If you haven't made any crafts with Baker's Cotton, let us just say this stuff is amazing!  It's inexpensive and makes a great addition to scrapbook pages, foam crafts, and of course, it's perfect for making necklaces!  These Butterfly Necklaces are Read more [...]
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 [...]
easy to make hanging flowers

Hanging Flowers for Summer

Did you know you can sew craft foam???  Since everyone adds stitches to felt shapes we thought we would give it a try with foam shapes.  Just for fun we added a few stitches around a foam circle to see how it would look.  Well, it worked and was no harder to sew than felt!  Once we stitched the perimeter of the foam circle, we added the circle to the center of a foam flower and then attached a green foam spiral to create these amazing Hanging Foam Flowers!!!  They can be hung indoor or outdoors. 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 [...]