Hilarious Emergency Candy Jar Gift DIY

I'm a big fan of Margot Potter's creative work, and she once published a tutorial for an adorable candy vial necklace charm.  I thought the idea was so cute that I wanted to make my...

Make Sweet Valentine Gift Tags with Clay

Personalized gift tags are fun to give and to receive!  Use clay to make these sweet valentine gift tags.  They can be made in any color and spell any word or name you like!  They're...

LOVE Letters Wall Art DIY for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day around the corner, love is in the air!  Why not put "LOVE" on your walls, too?  Make a beautiful piece of wall art to decorate your home for Valentine's Day.  This fun project...

Valentine Holder Penguin from a Milk Container

This Valentine holder penguin will be the hit of the class party! I came up with this cute penguin idea over 15 years ago when my apartment complex had a balcony decorating contest.  The grand prize:...

Recycle a Map into Home Decor

Raise your hand if you remember road maps! Impossible to fold back into shape, these former staples of family road trips have been replaced by handheld devices that can calculate your entire route for you....

Make An Alien Valentine Holder from a Trash Can

Make a funny alien valentine holder from a dollar store trash pail. Kids will love this easy to make project for Valentine's Day. Valentine's day is coming up, and if you're like me you help your...

Quick and Simple Ampersand Photo Gift

Have you seen the new Make Market at Michael's?  I really like the galvanized steel items they have, like these metal letters.  I simply printed a collage of with a repeating image of me and...

Valentine Brunch with Little Ones

Valentine's Day (much like Christmas) is most enjoyed by little ones.  What's not to like about chocolate, candy, hugs, and kisses?  As you get older, Valentine's day can get kind of complicated.  This year I'm...

Make Custom Party Favor Bubble Bottles

How cute are these itty bitty colored bottles?  I couldn't resist turning them into adorable party favor bubble bottles! Since these are glass bottles, they're not really appropriate for young kids, but they would be beautiful...

DIY Looped Yarn Headband – Five Minute Craft Activity

I don't knit or crochet, but I do love yarn.  The wide variety of colors and textures make yarn such an appealing medium! (This post first appeared at Crafts Unleashed, where I am on the Design...