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…

Shopping trip to a giant fabric store

A couple weeks ago, around the time of Halloween, my daughter needed some fabric for a Star Wars costume she was making and the best store in our city for fabric is a giant store here called SAS. It has been around for decades. We headed over to get ideas and stock up on some…

ASD Table time crafts- DIY memory games.

This months craft for children with Autism spectrum disorders is a fun memory game that is simple to make. I just happen to come across a wooden 3-D tree one day on sale for .50 cents and thought it would make a nice project to show you guys how easy it is to make your…

3 DIY frugal Home decor projects for a day of Thanksgiving.

  It seems like Fall gets here and is gone before we get a chance to really enjoy it. Christmas everywhere but I still try to hold onto Fall as long as possible. Our home is currently decorated in Fall decor because Thanksgiving is coming up at the end of the month. Once that is…

Dollar day do over- Cornucopia and fabric fruit.

    My dollar day challenge this month is this….a basket cornucopia. I picked it up at one of our local thrift stores in our area on Thursday’s dollar day. This unfortunately was not included in their special sale days because it is holiday themed but the price was .99 cents so I still kept…

DIY clay leaf bowls

This is so simple everyone and fun too. Get everyone in the family involved with this DIY I am about to share with you all. The more the merrier. Supplies needed: Self hardening clay Watercolor paints and paintbrushes Instant drying lacquer (comes in a spray can at most hardware stores) Rolling pin xacto knife or…

ASD table time crafts-prepositions

  Way, way, back in the day when my children were little I was trained in a program called the Jumpstart program here in Arizona that basically teaches families how to do ABA therapy with their ASD (Autism spectrum disorder) children. It was and is a great program that I would encourage all families to…

DIY vintage Halloween decor.

Happy October everyone. Wow are these months flying by or what?. Thought it would be fun to share with you all a fun Halloween project to get you in the mood for ghost, scary cats, and jack-o-lanterns from long ago.This is a pretty quick DIY and it comes with a couple “Nailed it” moments. I…

3 simple DIY tiny pumpkins.

  Halloween is just around the corner and if you blink it will be here before you know it. I am so happy the holiday seasons are coming up. These next few months are my favorite times of the year. Right now I see Fall decor everywhere. We don’t do a lot of shopping for…

 DIY- Melted crayon art

  ” Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein Time for some family fun. It’s still camping season in our part of the world and this little craft project is perfect for that. The weather is amazing out here in Arizona right now, up north that is. Still a bit warm to some here in…