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…

Dollar day decorating for the holidays.

Happy December everyone Hope you all enjoy this repost from last year. This week will be some of my favorite post from last year. Posts that I had a ton of fun writing and sharing with you all. Hope you are all out having a ton of fun decorating, cooking and fun with family and…

DIY- Christmas in July decorations

Every summer, to help us get through our hot summer months here in Phoenix, we celebrate Christmas in July. It is a smaller version of the real deal of course, but something we look forward to every year. We bake a cake, roast a chicken, decorate a tiny Christmas tree, exchange handmade and small inexpensive…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 11

  Mini gift box ornaments   Supplies needed: Package of tiny gifts (at dollar stores and craft stores) you can also use little Styrofoam cubes. Glue gun or tacky glue Baker’s string or embroidery floss Pretty paper Scrap fabric   Step 1- rewrap gifts in fabric or paper you like. Step 2- Once wrapped you…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 7

Toothpick ornaments   Supplies needed: Old Christmas cards or Christmas themed cardstock Glue Scissors Assorted Christmas themed accessories Brown acrylic paint (optional) Step 1- pick out a card you would like to cut up and use as a back ground, then draw out a house shape and cut out shape. Step 2- glue toothpicks around…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 6

Tiny terra cot pot ornament Supplies needed: Miniature terra cotta pot Glue White acrylic paint Assorted red and green flowers Ribbon Paint your pot white, this is optional of course since some people love the terra cotta color and it looks adorable plain as well as painted. I am just sticking to my colors this…

12 days of Christmas…day 3.

Holiday gift tags Supplies needed: Old Christmas cards Scissors Glue Beads, glitter, buttons and assorted accessories to decorate with. Hole puncher Ribbon Puffy paint Step 1- get out last year Christmas cards and cut out little shapes for your hang tags. If you threw away last years cards, not to worry because the dollar store…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 2

Clothespin dolls Supplies needed: Wooden clothespins (old fashioned kind) Assorted colors of paints Assorted colors of yarn Pipecleaners Wool felt (optional) Glue Scissors Step 1- paint clothespins the colors you like. Mine came colored, so I skipped this step, except for the faces. I painted the area the faces would be. Step 2- cut several…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 1

So this being my first year blogging, I have just learned about Blogmas. I can’t believe anyone can blog everyday but it is happening all over the blogosphere ( another new term for me) You guys are amazing, I wish I had more time to explore but I have been busy doing a little Christmas…