Easy 4th of July Banner

Summer is flying by!  Somehow it's the end of June already and the 4th of July is next week!!!  If you are looking for inexpensive 4th of July party decorations or a patriotic craft here is a another idea for you... a USA Banner in Red, White, and Blue with craft foam stars!  The banner pictured below is made with white clothespins, craft foam, ribbon, and elastic cord so it's super light-weight and easy to hang.  Craft foam flags have been hand stitched with embroidery floss, Large Stars with Read more [...]
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Minion Decorations

These adorable Minions are perfect for Christmas Ornaments, Easter (as Minion Eggs), or your next Minion Party!  Can be made into necklaces that kids can wear or hang these as party decorations.  All it takes is Yellow Oval Shapes (made from craft foam), Large Wiggle Eyes, Black Ribbon, Glue Dots & Lines, and a Black Sharpie Marker.  There is no drying time necessary making this is the perfect make and take craft for your next holiday party or craft day!  Making these Minion decorations/necklaces Read more [...]
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Shamrock Pins for St. Paddy’s Day

You won't get pinched if you are wearing one of these Shamrock Pins!  Using the same basic craft supplies as our Shamrock Hair Clips, these Shamrock Pins are easy to make and fun to wear.  All you'll need is Shamrock Foam Shapes, Buttons, Ribbon, a Sharpie Marker, and ... Nail Polish.  Yep, that's right, the white polka dots below are made with white nail polish!  It's the perfect way to get a "raised" dot on the craft foam.  The shapes are pre-cut so there is very little prep time for these Read more [...]
Easy Shamrock Hair Clips

Easy Shamrock Hair Clips

Valentine's Day has come and gone which can only mean one thing... it's time for St. Patrick's Day Crafts!  How about starting with some easy Shamrock Hair Clips?  We even found a way to incorporate our love of polka dots (the secret is below) on these adorable shamrocks.  These Shamrock Hair Clips are super simple to make.  Girls of all ages will love wearing them on St. Patrick's Day.  Not to mention they are a great way to wear "green" and not get pinched...  To dress our custom foam Shamrock Read more [...]
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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 [...]
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How to Make Ribbon into Curly Ribbon

This has to be one of our most inspiring craft ideas so far... How to Make Curly Ribbon!!!  Imagine the crafts you can create with this unique ribbon that is easily made with grosgrain ribbon and wood dowels.  Simply wrap ribbon around dowels and bake in the oven.  Allow to cool, remove dowel, and it stays curly.  Not sure how it works, but sure glad it does.  There are so many crafts this curly ribbon will be useful for!  Who would have thought you could take satin or grosgrain ribbon and Read more [...]
Foam Christmas Bulb Ornament

Easy Christmas Bulb Ornaments

Last week we posted a "Holiday Gift Tag" idea made with our Foam Christmas Bulbs, Jewels, Sequins, and Ribbon.  Well, here is how you can make Christmas Ornaments with the same materials!  These are a great Sunday School Craft.  Perfect for classrooms and all those School Christmas Parties next month. Since they are made from craft foam, they are super light weight and easy to hang on any branch of your tree!  Best of all there is no drying time so kids can make and take these ornaments without Read more [...]