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Giveaway – Summer Magic Craft Box!

Running out of ideas for summer crafts for your little ones? Who is getting to that stage in their summer vacation where they need to find fun activities to occupy their children? Whose kids are saying ‘Mom, I’m bored!’ … Well, you are not alone and I can help! In celebration of the summer vacation,If you want to read more…click here

Best Valentine’s Day Crafts

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we have started making fun and easy Valentines crafts. But, before we share them with you, we thought we’d post a list of our best Valentine inspired crafts from the past. Click on each heading to be taken to the tutorial. 1. LOVE APPLES 2. BIRDSEED HEART CAKES 3. PAINTEDIf you want to read more…click here

Make Autumn Gnomes

Please meet the Autumn Gnomes… aren’t they sweet little fellows? For those of you who want to make some too, here is a tutorial on how to make these sweet little Autumn Gnomes from peg people, felt and a couple of wee felted acorns. Kitty was my helper. She chose three gorgeous Autumn colors fromIf you want to read more…click here

Paint a Totem Pole

Teddy and I painted totem poles. We chose two pieces of driftwood from our driftwood collection. We were feeling bright and sunny, hence  the lovely bold colors our totem poles became. We always put down a sheet of kraft paper to paint on… that way, if little artists need a few moments to paint BIG,If you want to read more…click here

Make A Colorful Autumn Leaf Garland

In America, today is Monday Labor Day. American kids have been on Summer Vacation for the last 3 months and tomorrow, the day after Labor Day, is traditionally the day our kids start the new school year (Kitty is starting Grade 3 and Teddy is starting Kindergarten). And so, today, Labor Day, is unofficially thoughtIf you want to read more…click here