Let’s Celebrate Crayon Day !

Let’s Celebrate Crayon Day !

Today we all get to be kids -iys National Crayon Day Crayon Facts : Crayola Crayons were invented by Binney & Smith in 1902 and first offered for sale in 1903. Alice (Stead) Binney, a school teacher and wife of co-founder Edwin Binney, suggested the company manufacture an inexpensive alternative to imported crayons of that era. Why do crayons [...]

Holiday * Mardi Gras

Holiday * Mardi Gras

Let's Have a Party ! It's all purple,green and gold : According to mardigrasneworleans.com, Rex selected the official Mardi Gras colors in 1872. The 1892 Rex Parade theme Symbolism of Colors gave meaning to the colors. Purple Represents Justice. Green Represents Faith. And Gold Represents Power. My Door Wreath : Using an old wreath. I wrapped bought Mardi Gras decoration ( Walmart [...]

Valentine Strawberries

Valentine Strawberries

Valentine treat for your love one : Our local Pentecostal church sells professional hand dipped strawberries each year at Valentines for a fun raiser for missions. But if you don't get on the list early you are out of luck. If you didn't make the list or cant afford the price of professional dipped Strawberries [...]

Valentine Candy Gift :

Valentine Candy Gift :

My candy container : I recycled an old container by spray painting it white -let dry. Then decorate with ribbon and flowers . Inside : Valentine * Strawberry Fudge 2 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup heavy cream3/4 cup unsalted butterpinch of salt11oz white chocolate morsels7oz jar Marshmallow creme1 Tbsp strawberry gelatin mix Instructions In a large [...]

My Craft Table : Valentine gifts

My Craft Table : Valentine gifts

I promised you more -so here a fabric addition. So get your fabric scraps together and have fun: Heart Potpourri From my Garden : Start by removing the petals from the Roses . Spread the petals over a plate covered with a layer or newspaper or a length of cardboard, which helps dry the flowers. Place them in a warm, dry spot for [...]

Wacky Wednesday !

Wacky Wednesday !

It’s National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day! Ever wondered why your feline companion acts a certain way or starts meowing at you for no apparent reason? Today is the day to unravel the mystery! Cats and humans have a long and illustrious history of cohabitation. Historians believe that cats were domesticated as early as 12,000 [...]

DIY Wedding Favors

DIY Wedding Favors

This Friday on My Craft Table homemade wedding favors: Wedding favors are small gifts given as a gesture of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the bride and groom during a wedding ceremony or a wedding reception. The tradition of distributing wedding favors is a very old one. While giving guests wedding favors is a nice way to thank them for joining you for the celebration, [...]