DIY Spring Gardening

Spring is kind of here (fingers crossed) which means gardens are just around the corner.  I love to grow things. Growing food to eat or flowers to admire takes real skill.   I have what I’ll call a semi-green thumb – my skill level always has room for improvement.  One thing I’ve learned is that “starting” … Continue Reading

Valentine’s Crayons

Happy Valentine’s Day.  Today a quick and easy project for kids that can be used for any holiday or every day just for fun.  We made these #tbt for Easter here.  Valentine’s Crayons – they’re affordable and simple to make. Let’s get started. Materials: Crayons – 3 or 4 boxes (2/$1 at Dollar Store) Silicone … Continue Reading

Lipstick Hearts

This Valentine project couldn’t be more simple, I’m being serious.  So I’ll be short and sweet with the explanation – Lipstick Hearts.  We’re making the coolest (at least in my opinion) version of a Valentine Heart with dollar store lipstick and construction paper.  It’s affordable and kid friendly and makes a uniquely special Valentine in … Continue Reading

DIY Valentine Hearts

It’s Valentine’s Day season.  Today’s project is easy and I’m not waxing poetic about the day….we’re making DIY Valentine Hearts with paint and pencil erasers.  I think it’s incredibly cool and needs almost no skill.  This technique is not just for Valentine’s Day either, you could use the pencil eraser dot method to paint lots … Continue Reading