$10 DIY Mannequin Tutorial

When I set up a craft table at a Breast Cancer Walk/Fundraiser to benefit my friend Candice a couple of weeks ago, I needed a way to showcase the Ribbon Ruffle Applique Shirts  and some other things that I make, but didn’t want to spend a lot of money on the solution. As I was walking the […]

Rudolph Ribbon Shirt

I made several Christmas shirts during my avalanche of Christmas orders. This one has to be my favorite! A customer of mine wanted a Rudolph shirt similar to one I made for Jonah at the Craft Fair, but she wanted it gussied up a bit for her grandaughter. I added a little hairbow to the […]

DIY Ornament Wreath

I’ve been seeing these all over blogland and I finally jumped on the bandwagon. It was so easy and I love the way it looks! Ok, well, I’m not so sure I’m lovin’ my big fru-fru bow, but I’ll do some more adjusting and tame it down. All you need are some ornaments and a […]

Handprint Snowmen Ornament

Need a quick and personalized gift for a loved one? Make a handprint ornament! We made several of these for special people in our lives as a present from Jonah. I found some large flat ornaments at Hobby Lobby. We painted Jonah’s handprint with white paint for the snowmen bodies. Then I added some hats, […]

Tutorial: Marshmallow Pops

Gather your ingredients: Marshmallows Candy Melts/Dipping Chocolate Lollipop Sticks (found in the cake decorating & candy making section in your local craft store or Walmart) Your favorite sprinkles or sugar sprinkles Don’t forget to grab your little “helper”… Melt the candy melts/chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time. Stir and reheat for […]

Pasta…It’s to “dye” for!

What do you do when your pantry is full of pasta and you still have coupons to get more pasta for 30 cents a box? You dye it! Easy-Peasy Dyed Pasta Tutorial Materials: fun-shaped pasta rubbing alcohol food coloring -Place pasta in a plastic bag -Pour a few tablespoons of rubbing alcohol into the bag […]