Patriotic Crafts for the Fourth of July

In the USA, on the 4th of July, everything looks better with a little red, blue and white. Get crafty with these fun DIY craft ideas. Create color themed cardboard roll snowflakes. Popsicle stick crafts are a great way to get your kids involved in your Fourth of July decorating. Create rred, blue and white scrapbook layouts. I have used 4th of July digital paper … Continue reading Patriotic Crafts for the Fourth of July

A Fun and Easy Father’s Day Craft for Kids

Make Dad’s day extra-special this year with this Father’s Day craft. Young kids will need help from an adult to make this unique cut using card stock. Materials Required: Card stock Markers Stickers Scissors & paper clips Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. My Son and I are creating this cut out free hand, so our first step is to draw a mock up on paper and … Continue reading A Fun and Easy Father’s Day Craft for Kids

A Smart DIY Idea To Re-purpose Glass Bottles and Jars!

Here is a real quick and classy DIY tutorial to re-purpose any glass bottles and jars. Materials Required: Clean, empty glass bottle /mason jar Little Birdie’s Color Splash and Gold Alcohol Splash Sponge for blending Twine / Wire /Embellishments Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. Spray the ‘Color Splash’ ink onto the outer surface of the bottle and blend using sponge. 2. Spray the ‘Gold Alcohol Splash’ to add … Continue reading A Smart DIY Idea To Re-purpose Glass Bottles and Jars!

DIY Chalk Painted Home Decor

I recently got my hands on Chalk paints and today I’m sharing with you an easy Chalk Paint Tutorial that can serve you as gorgeous home decor. Materials Required: A clean, empty mason jar Chalk Paint Twine / Embellishments Here’s the step-by-step process: 1. Paint the outside of  mason jar with chalk paint of your choice of color (I used Rainy Day by Itsy Bitsy). Thats my little … Continue reading DIY Chalk Painted Home Decor

An Adorable Mother’s Day Craft for Kids

This simple, precious chalk art card can be a gift that Mom will treasure forever. Materials Used: Card stock (Black color) OOLY Chalk-O-Rama Dustless Chalk Crayons STEPS: Cut out the card stock into dimensions of your choice Use chalk crayons to draw/write a message and create a personalized card for Mom Here is what my 4 year old created. Kids can also write messages like, “What … Continue reading An Adorable Mother’s Day Craft for Kids

DIY: Fun photo frames to make with the kids!

Get creative with the kids and create a fun frames using photo prints, popsicle sticks and a few craft embellishments.  Simply follow these easy steps What you’ll need: Popsicle sticks Glue Craft embellishments Photo prints (4×4″ or 4×5″) String/ ribbon Instructions: 1. Begin by laying down the photo print and gluing the popsicle sticks on to the 4 sides, forming a frame for your photo. 2. Add fun … Continue reading DIY: Fun photo frames to make with the kids!

When we create we become more alive!

Who doesn’t feel ‘restless’ or ‘bored’ when in a stagnant situation or a fixed routine? The good news is that restlessness can be channelized into doing something creative like writing, drawing, painting, taking photographs, playing music or even cooking, everyday! And in the process of creating something new, you may find that you have a flair or a talent that was hidden deep inside you … Continue reading When we create we become more alive!

How to make a Colorful Dangler

Here is a fun and creative DIY dangler idea for kids (and grown ups) using OHP sheets and multi- surface markers. Materials required: OHP Sheet Oodles of Doodles Multi-Surface Markers Twigs Copper wire Yarn or ribbon Poster colors to paint the twigs (optional) In this project, I’ve cut an A4 size OHP sheet into 4 to create danglers. Step 1: Doodle a playful and colorful design using … Continue reading How to make a Colorful Dangler

Creatively Crafty Link Party #51

Welcome to the Creatively Crafty Link Party hosted by the Creative Crafters Blogging Group! You’ve worked hard on your project, and it looks great! Share it with us and get the kudos you deserve! Each week we sponsor a new link party that starts on Thursdays. All creative endeavors are welcome…crafts, original writing, recipes, DIY tutorials, you name it! This week, I was fortunate to … Continue reading Creatively Crafty Link Party #51

DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments

It’s so much fun to infuse little handmade elements to make the decor and gifts extra special. Today I’m sharing some of my handmade Valentine’s Day Ornaments for inspiration. Material required: Card stock or cardboard – cut out heart shapes Acrylic paints- to paint the shapes in colors of your choice Markers/ Gel pens/ Crayons – to doodle designs onto the shapes A hole punch Ribbons or … Continue reading DIY Valentine’s Day Ornaments