Easter Craft: Shrink Film Charms

Easter Shrink Film Charms

  Over the weekend my¬†daughter and I made a super cute Easter craft: Easter Shrink Film Charms. This project was quick and easy. And it uses one of my new favorite things....Shrink Film! To get started, you will need a few things: Shrink Film (I got mine from JoAnn's), permanent markers, colored pencils, scissors, hole punch, fine grit sandpaper (220 or higher), baking sheet, and parchment paper. Now that you have your supplies, you can get started. You will basically just … [Read more...]

How to Make a Princess Wand and Tiara

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I was invited to create a couple projects for my new friends at Hershey's. The first challenge they gave me was to use the foil from the famous Hershey's Kisses in a craft- fun, right? My daughter and I got to work and created this princess wand and tiara. My daughter LOVED these and she wanted to make one for each of her best friends. I loved spending the afternoon with her, creating and laughing as we made something she was completely giddy over. Head to the Hershey's craft site to see … [Read more...]

Valentine Cards for Kids

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Valentine's Day is pretty much a holiday for the ladies- and it starts this way even at a young age! Case and point- my 11 year old HATES to give out mushy Valentine cards to his classmates. He will not sign his name on any card that says, "Be Mine" , "You're Sweet", "Text Me" etc. So last year, in an effort to keep him involved in his class Valentine card exchange, we made these simple Valentine Cards for Kids in his class: .... and he was THRILLED to hand them out to all his friends. … [Read more...]

Lollipop Valentines

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner... Let's create simple Valentine treats to share! 1. Gather your supplies: Lollipops Scrapbook Paper & Embellishments Ribbon & Bakers Twine Glassine or Clear Bags Stapler & Scissors Paper Punches & Die Cuts Glue 2. Create your hearts: Die cut or trim about 5x5 inch hearts from scrapbook paper with scissors Repeat and create hearts at about a quarter of an inch smaller Stack small hearts on top of large … [Read more...]

Scrap Paper Christmas Trees

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Here is a fun idea-¬† Scrap Paper Christmas Trees. It is super simple- just the way I like it! Not only is this an easy kid's craft that teaches them to sort items by size (the preschool teacher in me looks for the educational value- ha ha!) but this project also uses all those pretty scraps of paper you can't bear to part with! Materials Needed: 6-7 Scraps of colored paper in varying lengths 1 Glue stick 1 Sheet of plain paper 1 Star Sticker Directions: Give each … [Read more...]

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