12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11 -fabric Christmas trees.

Supplies needed; Fabric scraps in green colors. Glue Sequins Tiny beads to use as decorations Green felt Yellow felt (for a tiny star, which I forgot) Wooden twigs Fabric scraps in reds or any Christmas themed prints. Plastic pellets or rice for stuffing. Needle and thread.   Great craft project to teach beginning sewing skills….

Twelve days of Christmas crafts…Day 4-mini penguin ornaments

Another fun little needle felted ornament to try your hand at. This tiny penguin is also pretty easy, just like the snowman. You are basically just doing round shapes again, except for the little wings that is.   You will need: White wool Black wool Tiny bit of orange wool Glass craft eyes or tiny…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 3- needle felted snowman.

This is actually starting to become fun. But I have to warn you like always, that needle felting can be a painful craft when you first start out. My best advice to give to a beginner is that you don’t need to kill your wool (Don’t stab, just poke very gently). Okay, now onto my…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 2-beaded wreath ornaments.

  Supplies needed: Assorted green beads, any style will do. Glue Pipe cleaners any color Red ribbon or twine for a tiny bow Assorted decorations like tiny flowers and pom poms. This is one of the easiest ornaments to make and it is great for helping teach your kids fine motor skills. First start stringing…

12 Days of Christmas crafts…day 1 straw crosses

Supplies needed:   Clean straw (perfect for all of us chicken owners) Glue Embroidery thread-assorted colors Sewing needle Scissors Assorted colors of mini pom poms   You don’t need a whole lot of money or supplies to make up these colorful ornaments and if you live on a farm or own chickens you should have…

DIY from the forest

This was another one of my favorite post to write. I am always out in nature seeing things that would make cute little items to decorate my home with. Christmas is the perfect time for these types of crafts. Hope you all enjoy this old post and you all get a chance to go out…

   DIY- Cinnamon ornaments from Christmas past.

When my kids were in Kindergarten (before we decided to homeschool) they came home during the holidays with the most adorable little handmade ornaments that smelled wonderful. Covered in paint and glitter, their ornaments filled our home with the smells of Christmas that year. Tied to these little ornaments was the recipe on how to…

DIY- Mini Pumpkin magnets

These little pumpkin magnets are made using a basic rope basket weaving design.They make perfect little gifts to hand out to your family members during Thanksgiving celebrations. Add a hang tag to them with a funny or inspirational quote that they can pin to their fridge and read every morning.   Supplies needed:   Orange…

   DIY- Stuffed pumpkins

YES! Finally…time for some fun Fall crafts. I have been waiting all summer for this. Now don’t get me wrong, I love summer but I love the cooler months more. Hiking weather is coming up now, so I am looking forward to that too. To get in the Fall mood I picked up this old…

DIY Laundry basket

This is just a quick project that all ages can do to add some pretty storage ideas to your rooms. I picked up this little laundry basket the other day for $1. The gaps between it are pretty wide and open so I decided to weave some scrap fabric through it so I could store…