Handmade Valentine’s Day Card for your Sweetheart


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Handmade Valentine’s Day Card for your Sweetheart Making a handmade Valentine’s Day card for your Special Sweetheart is very easy.  I will show you step by step how I made this card.  The first thing you will need to do is gather your supplies. You can find these supplies at Craft Stores, and Scrapbooking stores. You will need: *2 different colored cardstocks (1 either white or a pale pink and the other one should be a red or maroon). *Ink- coordinating with you red/maroon cardstock … [Read more...]

Valentine Coasters Easy DIY Project


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Valentine Coasters Valentine Coasters are a great gift to give to Grandparents , teachers or even school friends for Valentine’s Day.  We are using a salt dough recipe to create the coasters.  This simple dough recipe is easy to prepare, frugal and the ingredients so common you’ll most likely have them all sitting in your pantry.  Make these a few days in advance of when you want to give them away so that they can dry properly and come out perfectly. Valentine Coaster Supplies: Heart … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Egg Tulips & Hydrangeas Arrangement


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Easter Egg Tulips and Hydrangeas This looks so pretty when finished. Always wonder what to do after you color an Easter egg? Now you can gather up a few and make this gorgeous arrangement! Easy Easter Egg Arrangement Supplies: 6-8 large stems of hydrangeas 12-18 stems of tulips a couple stems of filler greens one large, deep vase. The one we used is about 14 inches tall and 8 inches wide at the mouth plastic Easter eggs, the type that can be opened and filled. You may use as … [Read more...]

Heart Wreath of Riveted Burlap


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Riveted Burlap Heart Wreath Add a touch of country or Primitive design to your Valentine’s day decor with a Riveted burlap heart wreath. This wreath is very cute and also very frugal to be kept for yourself or given to the ones you love. You only need Burlap ( all kinds of choices on Amazon), a heart shaped styrofoam wreath and scrapbook brads to make your own Riveted Burlap Heart Wreath. Heart Wreath Instructions: Take your heart and roughly measure the amount of burlap you’ll … [Read more...]

Valentine Garland – Easy and Frugal


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Valentine Garland – Easy and Frugal Decorating your house for Valentine’s day doesn’t have to be costly. Make an inexpensive Valentine’s Garland reminiscent of those pastel heart candies . hang them on a wall, across a mantel or doorway or drape them on a banister. The delicate pastel doily hearts create a sweet, romantic effect. It’s also a great Valentine’s craft to do with kids, since it is relatively easy and the results are dramatic. Stop by the supermarket and pick up a dollar package … [Read more...]

Crayon Heart Valentines Craft


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Crayon Heart Valentines A simple and cute Valentine’s card idea is the heart shaped crayon. These simple Crayon Heart Valentines take some pre-planning because you need to gather the color crayons you want to use or you can simply keep all of your kids broken crayons to create your hearts in multi-colors. You will need a heart shaped mold and at least enough broken crayons that equal 2 packages or two packages of crayons if you are purchasing them new. These two packages of crayons will make … [Read more...]

Valentine Seed Packet Craft


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Valentine Seed Packet Craft Candy, Candy, Candy! It seems like candy is just about the only things kids bring home from school for Valentines day. If you would like a homemade valentine idea with a candy alternative, try our Valentine’s Seed Packet cards. These cute cards are relatively easy and definitely inexpensive to make. They also are calorie free and creative. Most kids really enjoy seeing something they’ve planted growing and your gift will last a lot longer than a box of candy! Be … [Read more...]

Peppermint Bath Salts Stocking Stuffer! Great DIY Idea!


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Peppermint Bath Salts Inexpensive and thoughtful stocking stuffers are easy to make – like these peppermint bath salt test tubes. Not only can you use these as stocking stuffers, but you could also put together 5-6 in a nicely packaged basket similar to the picture above and use them as a teacher’s gift! What teacher wouldn’t want some of these after a long day on their feet? Peppermint Bath Salts Materials: 2 cups of Epsom Salts 10 drops of peppermint essential oil Olive Oil … [Read more...]

Root Beer Reindeer – Cute Christmas Gift!


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Root Beer Reindeer These Root Beer Reindeer turn out adorable! Aside from the root beer, you crafters probably have most of the materials on hand. Perfect gift for the little ones or hostess gift for those parties. Just make sure not to forget them at home (wink). Root Beer Reindeer Materials: 6 Pack Bottled Root Beer 12 Wiggly Eyes 6 Red Pom Poms (1/4″) 9 Brown Pipe Cleaners Ribbon for Scarves (optional) Glue (either E6000 or Hot Glue) Root Beer Reindeer … [Read more...]

Wintergreen Sugar Scrub – DIY Mother’s Day Gift


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Wintergreen Sugar Scrub Coconut & Wintergreen essential oil? I'm hooked! I can't wait to try this Wintergreen Sugar Scrub. Just the name sounds refreshing and won't Mom love this refreshing, practical and from the heart gift made by your hands? Go on, surprise her this year with something you made yourself. Wintergreen Sugar Scrub Materials: ½ cup coconut oil 5 drops wintergreen essential oil Scant 1 cup sugar 4oz canning jar Directions:  In a microwave safe … [Read more...]

Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub – Perfect DIY Mother’s Day Gift


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Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub Are you still looking for a gift for Mom for Mother's Day? How about a DIY gift straight from the heart! Make Mom this Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub. She will love it! Not only will she love using it, she will love that you made it for her! Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub Materials: ½ cup coconut oil 5 drops Orange essential oil Scant 1 cup sugar 4oz canning jar Directions: In a microwave safe bowl, heat the coconut oil in 20-second … [Read more...]

Sugar Scrub, DIY Whipped Pomegranate- Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day!


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Whipped Pomegranate Sugar Scrub I love the idea of a homemade sugar scrub and this Whipped Pomegranate Sugar Scrub is just the ticket! What a great Mother's Day gift this would make. Beautiful, practical and from the heart! I can't wait to try it. Sugar Scrub Materials: ½ cup coconut essential oil 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons pomegranate body wash 4oz canning jar Directions: In a microwave safe bowl, heat the coconut oil in 20-second intervals until it is completely … [Read more...]

Felt Easter Egg Garland


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Felt Easter Egg Garland Felt Easter Egg Materials: 4 to 8 different colors of craft felt thread card stock or stiff paper for the egg shape template Tools: sewing machine scissors Steps: Create an egg template by hand or print one and then cut out.  Use the template to create your felt eggs.  We cut four of each color used. When the eggs are ready, decide on the order you would like the colors to and lay them out ahead of time in stacks by the sewing machine.  Use a … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Owls – Fun For Any Valentine’s Day Party


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DIY Valentine Owls   DIY Valentine Owls Supplies Used Toilet Paper Rolls Construction Paper Googly Eyes if you have them (you can also make eyes from paper and markers) Scissors Glue, I used Modge Podge Ribbon if you would like to hang. Directions: 1.  Cut Paper to the width of your toilet paper roll. 2.  Wrap paper around toilet paper roll and adhere. 3.  Fold sides in to enclose top of toilet paper roll. 4.  Add Googly Eyes with … [Read more...]

Valentines Wall Hanging


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DIY Valentines Wall Hanging This Valentines wall hanging is easy and fun to make. It can display any message and be as large or small as you like. You can also use different fabric to make Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving or any other seasonal decor. To make this Valentine’s wall decor you will need: Valentines Wall Hanging Supplies: Mini Canvases ( usually in an 8 pack at the craft store) Mod Podge for Fabric Paint Brush Fabric (amount will vary) Paper Scrapbook letters … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Love Coupon Book


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Valentines Day Love Coupon Book I LOVE homemade gifts for ANY occasion! Valentine's Day is no exception. I actually made one of these Valentines Day Love Coupon Book for my husband a couple of years ago, and he LOVED it!! He loved the thought I put into it and for him it was much more special than if I had went to buy him something. I still bought his something, but this was just a little extra in a card for him! You can do this easy, and very thoughtful gift for your Valentine too … [Read more...]

Recipe For Love Valentine’s Day Gift


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Valentines Day DIY Gift Are you looking for a homemade gift for a loved one? Sometimes a homemade gift from the heart is the best gift of all. I can tell you, I have a gift from the first Valentines Day I was married to my husband and it is my favorite gift, even after 7 years of marriage. He got me roses along with a card. I bought a nice picture frame, pressed the flowers into the frame along with the card. It still sits on my night stand and I see it every  morning when I wake up! OK, … [Read more...]

Valentines Treat Bags with Printable Topper


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Valentines Treat Bags Valentines Day is one of our favorite holidays of the year. Not only do you get to express your undying affection for the one that you love, you also can get the kids involved. Using projects like these Valentines Treat Bags are a great way to save money on classroom goodies while giving your kids a project that will entertain them and also teach them a little bit about how to save money when doing things yourself. There are plenty of variations that you can use with … [Read more...]

Play Dough DIY – Peppermint or Gingerbread Scented!


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Homemade Scented Play Dough Remember that kid in class that was always eating the Play Dough? I don't think that I would blame them if it tasted as good as this stuff smells! If you are looking for a frugal way to entertain the kids this Christmas season, you definitely will want to check out this easy DIY Play Dough recipe! The best part? They come in two scents: Peppermint or Gingerbread! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Flour 2 tsp Cream of Tartar 1/2 cup Salt 1 cup Water 1 1/2 tbsp Vegetable … [Read more...]

Patriotic Wreath DIY Project


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DIY Patriotic Wreath My son and I wanted to make something patriotic for the house this year and were happy to find the supplies we needed for this kids craft at the dollar store! Kids Craft-Patriotic Theme What you will need: White paper plates Crepe paper Ribbon/string Glue Scissors Red, & blue construction paper (white paper is optional) Star stencil or cookie cutter (Most dollar stores carry all of these items. I have a Dollar Tree here and that is … [Read more...]

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