Lisa Book Shelf : Valentine’s Day Crafts

Lisa Book Shelf : Valentine’s Day Crafts

Today I am with the kids and we are making crafts for Valentine Day which is just a few weeks away. Hope these books inspire you to get crafting.... Lisa Through easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations, this book shows readers how to make Valentine's Day crafts and decorations using everyday objects and craft materials. Activities [...]

Fortune Cookie inspired Crafts

Fortune Cookie inspired Crafts

Happy Thursday and on my Craft Table today is Fortune Cookie just in time for Chinese New Years and Valentine day gifts. Lisa Papercrafts : Fortune Cookies Start by tracing the circles on the back side of the scrapbooking paper, and then carefully cutting them out. You should be able to fit approximately six circles [...]

Chinese New Year Eve : Fireworks crafts

Chinese New Year Eve  : Fireworks crafts

6 toilet paper rolls Red-colored wrapping paper Construction paper Scotch tape red yarn or ribbon for hanging Gold ¼” ribbon Glue Gun (optional) Glue stick Scissors Pencil Gold pen Quick disclaimer, the paper firecrackers are not explosive of course, that would just be irresponsible of me… they are made simply with paper and wool. Measure [...]

Craft Time : Homemade cards

Craft Time : Homemade cards

Welcome to my Thursday Craft time. Today on my craft table I am making handmade cards from https://annagriffin.com/product-category/crafts. The card kit is filled with beautiful paper, die cuts ,sentiments ,ribbon and white base cards perfect to write a Note for your love ones. Card kit example : this is from HSN. Happy Birthday cards : [...]

Easy Rock painting with the Kids :

Easy Rock painting  with the Kids :

You will need: • Smooth river rocks – if you cannot find any near you the hardware store or nursery is a good place to buy them• Acrylic paints• Lead pencil sketch your design outlines onto your rocks use the sketched outlines as a guide for where to paint your base colours – allow the base [...]

Rock Art for Beginners : Book Review

Rock Art for Beginners : Book Review

Transform ordinary stones into works of art with easy and inspirational step-by-step instructions.Filled with creative exercises, art prompts, templates, and step-by-step projects, Rock Art for Beginners—adapted from the best-selling The Little Book of Rock Painting—encourages interactivity for immediate results, while teaching you the fundamentals in an engaging and fun way.This beginner’s guide shows you how to gather and prepare your rocks to create [...]

DIY Macramé Plant Hanger :

DIY Macramé Plant Hanger :

This Thursday I am featuring my newest craft I am making. I tried Macrema a few years ago but I am ready to give it a try again. Macramé has been popular in many time periods, from Arabic weavers in the 13th century, to the Victorian era, to the 1970s. So, it’s no surprise that [...]

Forest Fairy Crafts: Enchanting Fairies & Felt Friends from Simple Supplies

Forest Fairy Crafts: Enchanting Fairies & Felt Friends from Simple Supplies

28 toymaking projects for kids, featuring faeries, zombies, gnomes, leprechauns, and more.•Make magical fairies, scary zombies, and cute gnomes with simple supplies and sewing skills•Learn easy crafting skills like hand sewing, finger knitting, sewing buttons and sequins, and using patterns•Have a fairy-crafting party! Projects are perfect for birthday parties, play dates, and afternoon playtimeWelcome to [...]

January is National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month

Welcome to my Thursday Craft Time. And today I am chatting about Hobby and Craft trends for 2020. I always try something new in the New Year : What will it be ? Trending for 2023 : Needle Felting If you're drawn to adorable knick knacks, needle felting may be the craft for you in [...]