Shopping trip to an Arizona art store.

“When you buy from a small business, you are not helping a CEO buy a third vacation home. You are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a mom put food on the table, a dad pay a mortgage or a student pay for college.”                          Unknown Time for…

DIY sewing corner…organizing fabric.

 This is part two to my sewing room project. I started this project during a lock down here in my city. It kept me busy and helped to take my mind off what was going on out in the world. While I was working on figuring out how I was going to design a sewing…

It’s TP craft time…DIY paper mushrooms.

This was one of those crafts where it looked better in my head when I decided to give it a go then it turned out. I am having fun with figuring out cool little TP projects for the kids out there but some of these don’t come out exactly the way I imagined they would….

  It’s TP craft time…DIY little house.

  Supplies needed:   Empty paper roll, either TP roll, paper towel or wrapping paper roll cut into small pieces. Glue Poster paints or acrylic paint Newspaper Scissors Cardboard. Glue gun and glue sticks.   Step 1- You can either paint a door on your little house or cut out a doorway like I did….

ASD Table time crafts…playing cards.

Cards are great visual tools in teaching and playing with ASD children. I tend to be careful with how I word teaching methods when it comes to ASD because of the fact it is a spectrum disorder, everyone learns differently. What may work for some children may not be the case for others.   I…

Dollar Day do over- Bunny decor for Spring time fun.

I picked these wooden bunnies up at the dollar store after Easter one year and they were priced at .25 cents each…what a bargain. Mostly you will see me do dollar day do overs on items from second hand shops so I think this is a first for a dollar day do over. I just…

DIY pom pom Chicks.

Some more fun to add to your Easter baskets. A few days ago I did bunnies and now it’s time to make some chicks. Supplies needed-   Yellow yarn, wiggle eyes or plastic doll eyes, pipe cleaners, yellow or orange felt, cardboard, scissors, glue, ribbon and lace to decorate (optional)   First you will need…

Pinterest inspired confetti from nature

My daughter told me about natural confetti one day when we were walking into our home and walked across a pile of leaves that needed to be raked up (we are not known for keeping up very well with that part of our chores). I thought what a cool idea and collected a pile of…

 Organizing my craft closet.

Just a little bitty update on what I have been doing on my mini blogging break. I have a lot of you bloggers to catch up with later. January is always a month of looking around and telling ourselves it is time to start a fresh year and I don’t know about all of you…