Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Folding Techniques | 16 vibrant tie dye patterns #tiedyeyoursummer #michaelsmakers |Although tie dye has been around for ages, it is one crafting trend that will never get old. Creating the colorful deigns and unique patterns is much easier than you think and a perfect activity that can be enjoyed by all. While there really are no rules when it comes to tie dying, I have found a few tips and tricks along the way, that produce some fantastic results. Last week I shared our Tie Dye Party set up and I'm back today with some simple Tie Continue reading

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft

Drip Paint Flower Pots | terra cotta toad house kids craft - Who knew freely dripping paint right out of the bottle could be so mesmerizing? My little guy was so captivated by this simple project and I have to admit, I totally loved every minute of it as well. These Drip Paint Flower Pots originally started out as an attempt to fancy up some easy terra cotta toad houses for the garden. Once we were done I adored the colorful pots so much, I just had to keep some for our plants. We were inspired to create the houses for our garden toads Continue reading

Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium | diy succulent garden accessories with friendly plastic

Beach Terrarium - diy succulent garden accessories with Friendly Plastic | We are counting down the days until summer officially arrives and welcoming the warmer weather today with some coastal vibes. Living near the coast nothing screams summer more than sandy toes and salty kisses. While the ocean may be just a drive away, we are bringing the feel of the season right into our own home with a simple beach terrarium. I simply adore mini dish terrariums for many reasons. Aside from their natural beauty, they are extremely easy to put Continue reading

Plaster Flowers | plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers

Plaster Flowers | plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers

Plaster Flowers - plaster dipped artificial flowers #michaelsmakers | Now that March has arrived I'm anxiously counting down the days until it is officially spring. I cannot wait to get outdoors and back into the garden. The last couple weeks of winter I feel drawn to incorporate florals and greens into my projects and today I have some unique blooms to share ~ Plaster Flowers. This project takes traditional faux stems and turns them into delicate pieces of art - using one inexpensive art medium, plaster of paris. This magical mix comes in Continue reading

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium | diy succulent dish garden #michaelsmakers

How to Make a Glass Globe Terrarium - DIY Succulent Dish Garden #michaelsmakers | My favorite gifts to give, and receive, are those that keep on giving well after the holidays have past. You can never go wrong with living plants in my book. Especially succulents - which are easy to maintain and require very little care.  Today's project not only includes these marvelous plants, that I simply adore, but provides a cozy glass home for them to thrive and grow. The glass globe terrariums are incredibly easy to put together and require just one Continue reading

Printable Handmade Holiday Tags | bake, craft, sew series

Printable Handmade Holiday Tags | bake, craft, sew series

Printable Handmade Holiday Tags - Bake, Craft, Sew Series | Today I'm over at Your Homebased Mom joining Leigh Anne, Mique, and Cindy for this year's Bake, Craft, Sew Handmade Holiday Series. I just adore the holidays and love everything about this time of year - especially giving little gifts to all of the special people in our life. Each year I like to make and keep a few extra handmade gifts on hand - and this series always has some wonderful ideas! This year I'm sharing an incredibly easy recipe for Chocolate Bark. I made ours with Continue reading

Hot Dog Vendor Costume | homemade halloween #michaelsmakers

Hot Dog Vendor Costume | homemade halloween #michaelsmakers

Hot Dog Vendor Costume - homemade halloween #michaelsmakers | I am the biggest fan of themed costumes. I simply adore them wether they are family themed, group themed, or just a theme based on two ... even if the other part of the duo is your pet. Take the theme and add a little homemade pizzaz to the set up and I can't hardly stand it! As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team our challenge for October was creatively centered on putting together a DIY Halloween Costume. As I juggled a couple of different ideas, I immediately knew Continue reading

Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders | #trickyourpumpkin

Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders | #trickyourpumpkin

Craft Pumpkin Candy Holders - Faux Pumpkin Craft #trickyourpumpkin #michaelsmakers | We recently made a trip to the Michaels 'pumpkin patch' and couldn't resist bringing a few craft pumpkins home with us. Sure we love our traditional annual carving but being able to save that pumpkin design you create is pretty wonderful too! This year I decided to add some fun and whimsy to our faux pumpkins and make them into candy holders that can be used year after after. These craft pumpkin candy holders do not require any special crafting Continue reading

Wooden Sharpie Holder | diy pencil marker organizer #staplesbts

Wooden Sharpie Holder | diy pencil marker organizer #staplesbts

Wooden Sharpie Holder - diy pencil marker organizer #staplesbts | This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Staples, but all my opinions are my own. #StaplesBTS #pmedia http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Prepping for back to school gives me an excuse to embellish a little in the school supply department. Honestly, organizing school supplies with my little guy make me quite happy. We've been a little obsessed lately finding and identifying the colorful rainbows in many of our back to school Continue reading

Back to School Supply Cake | #create2educate art supply tower

Back to School Supply Cake | #create2educate art supply tower

Back to School Supply Cake - #create2educate art supply tower | We have been getting pretty excited about the new school year around here. My little guy and I have been doing some major back to school planning and shopping this past week. While re-stocking some of our own school supplies we thought it would be fun to create a supply cake for our local human services therapeutic day program. The special needs organization has help us out in the past so being able to give a little back to their art program feels good this time of year. We Continue reading