Stencil Art DIY- How to Get The Font You Want Without A Vinyl Cutter


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DIY Stencil Art Stencil art looks awesome but isn't always the easiest thing to do. This is why I've been looking for the best vinyl cutter that will allow me to do my little DIY crafts and potentially even make some products to sell! But, I don't have a cutter yet so I've needed to find ways of making do with the equipment I currently have. It's hard - especially if there is a specific font you want, but can't find it in a stencil form or don't have access to a vinyl cutter - but doable. … [Read more...]

Sharpie Mugs for DIY Wednesday


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Make Sharpie Mugs Here's a great idea for inexpensive gifts or personalized stuff to have in your house - you can have your kids decorate mugs right at home without spending a ton of money on personalized gifts this year. You can even do them yourself! All you need is a mug - and some colored, permanent markers and you can turn a boring coffee mug into a homemade Sharpie Mugs keepsake for anyone! Have your children write their names and put the dates, have them decorate a mug for the … [Read more...]

Plaster Mold of Your Child’s Handprint DIY


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This is a beautiful way to preserve your child's handprint! A plaster mold of them. No children? You can also follow the same steps for a paw print. After making homemade chalk with the kids, I started looking for other crafts we could make using Plaster of Paris. The best part is that you don't have to buy an expensive kit at the store! ¬†What you will need: Plaster of Paris Cold Water Mixing Container Mixing Spoon Paper Plate Child Directions: 1. Mix … [Read more...]

DIY Wednesday: Homemade Holders


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Homemade Holders for DIY Wednesday Today for DIY Wednesday we'll be making homemade holders. How many times do you see things that you wish you could make yourself? Do you wonder if you can do it, or better - if you have the time? While I like to think I am "crafty," I'm really not. I'm much better in the kitchen than at an arts and crafts table. However, my older daughter is extremely artistic, and she always wants a partner. A few weeks ago we were getting her hair cut and she noticed … [Read more...]

Easy Vintage Zipper Flowers


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Easy Vintage Zipper Flowers Do you know how to make these easy vintage zipper flowers? I was off digging at my favorite little resale shop here in Rochester when I pulled out a drawer that was labeled "zippers" and found an awesome treasure. Metal Tooth Zippers are are pretty hard to find already taken out of the garment, but today was my lucky day! Who knows how many, but they were in every color and length. So I scooped them up and paid about $2.00 for the entire bundle! I headed home and … [Read more...]

Diaper Cake – Make One Without Rolling the Diapers


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Make a Diaper Cake w/ No Rolled Diapers I am always on the lookout for diaper deals or other baby items for future baby shower gifts. My favorite gift to make is a diaper cake. I prefer to make them without having to roll each individual diaper though. Not only is it easier and less time-consuming for me, it makes it easier for the new mom to use. This is my version of the traditional Diaper Cake, sans the rolling of diapers. What You Need for Your Diaper Cake: 70-80 Diapers (Size 1 … [Read more...]

Button and String Journal – Create your own


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Button and String Journal Interested in learning to make your own button and string journal? I am getting ready to host a large weekend crop for 15 of my favorite people and during that time away, I always plan a Scrap Pack Challenge. In years past, each person has gotten a similar bag full of scraps to create a fun tag for someone else at the crop. This year I wanted to do something different and more useful, so I am creating these Button and String Journal for each person to design with … [Read more...]

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