Category Archive: Crafts

Dec 18

How to Make Christmas Decorations From Nature

Making Christmas decorations from nature is a very old tradition. The very first holiday decorations were garlands made from tree branches, live Christmas trees, and evergreen wreaths. Natural materials have always been and will always be part of decorating for the holidays. You can decorate your home with items gotten from nature and not only …

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Nov 23

Thanksgiving Cardboard Craft Project

This cute craft project is fun to make and only requires a few inexpensive supplies.  The kids will love making these adorable decorations for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Cardboard Craft Project – Native American and Pilgrim Decorations

Oct 01

Make a Spiderweb Phone Case

I don’t know if this is something that happens with me but I feel like phone cases are now a big part of any look. And like any other accessories, it changes with occasion. However, they can get expensive and I just cannot justify buying a phone case that expensive for something that comes once …

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Sep 27

Halloween Crafts: Using Stencils to Paint Pumpkins

Pretty soon the little ghosts will be arriving on your doorstep. That means it’s time to get all those Halloween Crafts started too. Decorating pumpkins for Halloween is a longtime tradition. However, recent years have brought about some exciting changes to the tradition. Folks are becoming much more creative and putting an artistic touch to …

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Sep 20

20 Spooktacular Tips For a Green Halloween

Back in the day, we celebrated Halloween the eco-friendly way before we knew what eco-friendly meant. Costumes weren’t bought in a bag, they were made. Halloween treats were usually homemade and gobbled up as soon as they were dropped into our Halloween sacks (aka pillowcases). We would bob for apples, snack on popcorn balls, tell …

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Sep 19

Creative Pumpkin Carving Using Stencils

Can you imagine Halloween without a funny faced pumpkin on the porch? That’s just my point. Pumpkin Carving is the main event that makes it feel like Halloween. And as far as Halloween crafts go, it’s most likely the only one that a lot of families make time for. So it’s very special not to …

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Sep 15

Kids’ Crafts: Create Spooky Peanut Spiders

Making these creepy critters together is a great family activity – and they’re sure to scare off all the ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Find out how to make Spooky Peanut Spiders after the jump!

Sep 13

Make A Halloween Garland for Your Front Door

Halloween is the time of year when the home’s front door becomes the focal point of festivities. Whether it’s trick-or-treaters knocking, or family and friends stopping by for a visit, Halloween is the perfect time to create a unique and colorful front door decoration to delight your visitors. “Vertical garlands work well on almost any …

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Sep 13

Make Spider Favor Boxes

“Making homes festive with creative Halloween decorations can be easy and fun for everyone from beginners to advanced crafters,” says Susan Atchison, trend expert for Jo-Ann Stores. “This season, cute is in and creepy is out. Gone are the days of menacing mummies or frightening felines. Cute spiders, goofy monsters and playful witches will be …

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Sep 06

Halloween Gourd Friends

Fall has arrived and pumpkins have arrived with it but today, I’m not really looking at the pumpkins.  Instead, I am looking at the cute little bags of gourds that are lining the produce section of your local grocery store. Usually, these little treats are found in a bag of about 12 gourds.  They are …

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