Dollar day do over- upcycled birdhouse.

Number five in favorite fun post of mine is this little birdhouse I redid. I remember when I started doing my dollar day do overs and out of all of those many projects this is my favorite up-cycling project of all time. I remember the day I saw this old birdhouse sitting there on the…

 Friday family fun day paper craft project- TP crafts

Whoops, forgot to post this Friday for you all. It is my husband’s birthday this weekend and we were out having our own fun. Guess life just got too busy for a post. Anyway, better late then never like they say. So lets rename this post Sunday Fun day. Hope you all are have a…

Friday family fun paper crafts-fishing game

This is so easy you guys and it has been around for decades. Nothing new with this old paper craft, except your unique creations of different colored fish. Supplies needed- Large sticks and twigs. Fishing wire, yarn or twine. Paper clips Paint Tacky glue magnets Assorted beads for eyes or black puffy fabric paint. Scraps…

DIY- Americana- Upcycled old jeans

Okay, here it is…finally. Once again I got caught up in things with life and forgot to post this re-post from last year. I just glanced over this post and it took me back to that time and I realized that the summer cold I was writing about down below turned out to be a…

Dollar day do over- faux butterfly frame art.

  Look what I found in a pile, hidden behind another pile, next to a basket of supplies, nicely stacked on top of some old watercolor paintings…an unfinished project of mine. You know, the fun thing about touching everything when you are downsizing and getting rid of stuff… it’s the treasures we all have forgotten…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11 -fabric Christmas trees.

Supplies needed; Fabric scraps in green colors. Glue Sequins Tiny beads to use as decorations Green felt Yellow felt (for a tiny star, which I forgot) Wooden twigs Fabric scraps in reds or any Christmas themed prints. Plastic pellets or rice for stuffing. Needle and thread.   Great craft project to teach beginning sewing skills….

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 2-beaded wreath ornaments.

  Supplies needed: Assorted green beads, any style will do. Glue Pipe cleaners any color Red ribbon or twine for a tiny bow Assorted decorations like tiny flowers and pom poms. This is one of the easiest ornaments to make and it is great for helping teach your kids fine motor skills. First start stringing…

DIY- Seedpod sail boats

First, before you work on this project you will need an Australian Kurrajong tree. Hopefully there is one somewhere around your neighborhood. This is a good opportunity to get out there and take a walk early in the morning to see what your neighborhood has. Kurrajong trees are called bottle trees in Arizona. The aborigines…

Breakfast in the garden-

Because our garden is one of our favorite places to hang out, we decided to have a breakfast out there one Sunday morning before the place outside becomes an oven. We definitely have plenty of eggs now, because all the chickens are laying now. My husband is in egg heaven, he is getting anywhere from…

DIY-gift tags.

This is a quick project all ages can do.   Supplies needed: Tiny candy mold. I used an upcycled advent package. Plaster of paris Cardstock, assorted colors Assorted colors of paint, crayons or markers Embleshments (optional) Scissors Glue Needle and thread or hole puncher   First find a mold to make little items to glue…