Category: Crafts

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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Sep 05

Craft Projects: Lifesized Frankenstein

Wooooooo! The wind howled through the trees and warned of all the evil thrills that graced the night. It was Halloween and everyone from spooks to mice were excited by the events that would unfold… Of course it isn’t Halloween yet but I thought I would kick off the Halloween crafts early… This is a …

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May 28

Uteki Swim Party: 5 Super Fun DIY Pool Party Crafts

Things are warming up and throwing a swim party is one of the best ways to celebrate the outdoors! Here are 5 super fun pool party ideas to help get things rolling…

May 08

How To Make Easy Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter

Today I made a fresh batch of coconut oil body butter with coconut lime fragrance oil – my favorite bath & body scent!  And the best part is that it only took a few minutes! Learn how to make your own Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter after the jump…

May 01

How To Make Pure Coconut Oil Soap

For most soap recipes, you have to have a mix of several different oils to achieve a good soap that is moisturizing, cleansing, and hard a nice hardness. However, with coconut oil, there is a way to get around having such a complicated soap recipe, and that is by superfatting. Find out how after the …

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Jan 31

Three Oil Soap Recipe

This is one of my favorite soap recipes because it uses common oils that can be found in the grocery store, and it achieves an awesome balance of key soap qualities including INS (“a measure of the physical qualities of thesoap based on the SAP and iodine value” according to SoapCalc, and which some soap makers find …

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Nov 08

How To Make A Cornucopia Centerpiece for Thanksgiving Day

As we enter into the month of November my thoughts turn towards Thanksgiving and everything that this wonderful holiday has to offer. It is a time for spending time with family and friends and for counting the many blessings the past year has brought to us. Like most people I like to decorate for the …

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Nov 08

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Crafts For 3 Year Olds

Nothing makes a Thanksgiving table look more festive than a hand made centerpiece, and we can give you some Thanksgiving centerpiece crafts for 3 year olds to complete for your table. We do not think any child is TOO young to participate in crafts. Of course, you will probably have to help them a little …

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Nov 01

How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations

Learn how to make these beautifully natural window decorations for fall in three easy steps!