kids crafts

Pretty Pendants made from Cardboard!

recycled cardboard pendants kids crafts

Are the kids in need of a fun activity this summer?  This project is not only a lot of fun, but it uses material that you will have around the house and is a great way for the kids to show off their creativity!  Let’s make pretty pendants from cardboard! Pretty aren’t they?  And you […]

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Clothespin Doll Tutorial and Kit Giveaway!

diy clothespin dolls

Thank you to Artterro Eco Art Kits for sponsoring this awesome giveaway!  All opinions are my own. I love high quality craft kits, and that is why I am drawn to Arrterro.  I love the fact that everything is there in one place and all you have to do is sit down and create. Their fun, eco-friendly craft […]

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Summertime Fun for the Kids- crafts and more!

kids crafts for summer

Do you have kids wandering about the house looking for something to do?  I know it never took mine long to start fussing about being bored.  Rather than put on a movie or hand them a video game, let’s look at entertaining them the old fashioned way with fun ideas and projects that are sure […]

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Creating Art with Beans!

creating art with beans

You know, nothing goes to waste at my house. Nobody is allowed to throw away TP tubes or pickle jars , and that lightbulb?  So many crafty uses!   So it really isn’t a stretch to create art with beans!  Check out my latest post on Another Cent Saved for the easy tutorial! Another Cent Saved was […]

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Pretty Flower Power Suncatcher

recycled craft plastic lid sun catcher13

Need something fun for the kids to make?  This project not only is a fun project, but a great way to recycle plastic lids.  This pretty Flower Power Suncatcher adds a ton of color to a room and it is easy enough to keep little hands busy! Created from recycled plastic lids and fishing line, […]

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Cute as a Bug! Easy DIY Frame and Giveaway!

cute as a bug frame

Thank you to Artterro Eco Art Kits for sponsoring this awesome giveaway! All opinions are my own. The nice folks at Artterro asked me to come up with a project using their Wool Felt Bug Kit.  Hmmm… bugs… But it turns out that bugs can totally be cute!  I took on the challenge and came […]

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Pretty DIY Suncatchers to brighten your room!

5 diy suncatchers for a sunny day

Summer is finally here and with that, the kids are out of school and looking for something to occupy their time!  So lets combine the sun and some fun crafts!  Here are 5 fun DIY suncatchers that are perfect for that sunny day! If you are familiar at all with the Sitcom, you know that […]

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Reader projects inspired by Suzy’s Sitcom!

batiks gone wild reader quilt

I love it when I get mail from readers with photos of their amazing projects inspired by the Sitcom!  Over the past few weeks, I received quite a few and wanted to share them with you.  We have a beautiful quilt, inspired by my Batiks Gone Wild Quilt Pattern, Faux Stained glass created by a […]

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Mixed Media Birdhouse Tutorial- and a Giveaway!

mixed media birdhouse artterro crafts

Thank you to Artterro Eco Art Kits for sponsoring this awesome giveaway!  All opinions are my own. This week I’m having a blast with Artterro’s Creativity Kit!  Lots of beautiful paper, felt pieces, beads and bling!  So what to make?  Well how about a Mixed Media Birdhouse just in time for spring? Artterro‘s fun, eco-friendly craft […]

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DIY Stenciled Popsicle Stick Desk Set and stencil giveaway!

stenciled popsicle stick desk set

Disclaimer: I received free stencils from Plaid, but all opinions are my own! Amy Anderson with Mod Podge Rocks! created some wonderful new adhesive stencils for Plaid.  Fortunately, I happen to know Amy, and being friends with a blogging celebrity gets me all kinds of perks.  Now if I can just introduce myself to Tom […]

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