12 days of Christmas crafts…day 3.

Fugal gifts to make using dollar store ice trays So much fun seeing what ice trays the dollar stores come out with every holiday. There are pumpkins during the fall, Easter eggs and bunnies for Spring and I have even seen flamingos and flowers during the summer. This Christmas they had little penguins. You don’t…

Dollar day do over- Snowman frame

Day 8 of blogmas, so many nice things to see out there. You guys are making the holidays fun with all your recipes, DIY’s, adventures and stories. It’s like a giant holiday magazine you buy to take home to look through while sipping on hot cocoa under a warm blanket. Thank you for that. I…

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…

Dollar day decorating for the holidays.

Happy December everyone Hope you all enjoy this repost from last year. This week will be some of my favorite post from last year. Posts that I had a ton of fun writing and sharing with you all. Hope you are all out having a ton of fun decorating, cooking and fun with family and…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 12

Needle felted Alpaca Christmas ornament Supplies needed: Alpaca or lama cookie cutter Needle felting needles and supplies White wool. Tiny pompoms Needle and thread Glue Red embroidery thread Scrap felt or piece of fabric Tiny glass eyes or black beads First I have to let you all know, I am a beginner when it comes…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11

  Mini gift box ornaments   Supplies needed: Package of tiny gifts (at dollar stores and craft stores) you can also use little Styrofoam cubes. Glue gun or tacky glue Baker’s string or embroidery floss Pretty paper Scrap fabric   Step 1- rewrap gifts in fabric or paper you like. Step 2- Once wrapped you…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 10

Mini button banner These little banners look really cute on Christmas trees. Banners are everywhere right now and have been for a while. I have large banners I decorate my home with and love using them for special occasions like this one I made for a picnic up north by the creek. I made it…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 9

mini basket of yarn ornament   Supplies needed: Assorted colors of embroidery thread Tiny basket Glue Ribbon or hang tag Toothpicks. Tiny beads.   I saw this little craft at a craft sale years ago but it was a crochet project. There are also several varieties on pintrest for this old but still very cute…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 7

Toothpick ornaments   Supplies needed: Old Christmas cards or Christmas themed cardstock Glue Scissors Assorted Christmas themed accessories Brown acrylic paint (optional) Step 1- pick out a card you would like to cut up and use as a back ground, then draw out a house shape and cut out shape. Step 2- glue toothpicks around…