Tie Dye T-Shirt Folding Techniques | 10 vibrant tie dye shirt patterns

Tie Dye T-Shirt Folding Techniques | 10 vibrant tie dye shirt patterns

Tie Dye T-Shirt Folding Techniques | 10 vibrant tie dye patterns #michaelsmakers Whether you have been tie dying for decades or are trying it for the first time, the whole tie dye experience is one crafting activity that never gets old. This year I'm thrilled to team up with Michaels and ILoveToCreate to celebrate another National Tie Dye Day! I'm over at The Glue String sharing some Tie Dye T-Shirt Folding Techniques, along with a few of my favorite tie-dye tips and tricks. The step by step instructions for these 10 Tie Dye T-Shirt Continue reading

DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars |#michaelsmakers

DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars |#michaelsmakers

DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars | #michaelsmakers Candles are one of my all time favorite, year-round decorating accessories. From coffee tables to countertops, the invigorating seasonal scents and stylish containers can instantly add personality to any space in your home. Each season we see current trends influence everything, from home decor to fashion - and with the maker movement hotter than ever, DIY projects are no different. This month Michaels challenged the Michaels Makers Team to take some of the hottest current concepts Continue reading

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens #michaelsmakers | From terrariums to fairy gardens, putting together mini landscapes combines the beauty of mother nature with imagination and creativity. There are no rules when it comes to creating these miniature magical worlds. It is truly a project full of ingenuity and fun for any age. The mini living gardens are created with just a few basic supplies and brought to life with the simple addition of mini accessories. We still have a few more weeks to go before I can begin to play in the outside Continue reading

Monogram Crab Wreath | 3doodler 3d printing pen giveaway

Monogram Crab Wreath | 3doodler 3d printing pen giveaway

Monogram Crab Wreath | 3doodler 3d printing pen giveaway #michaelsmakers | I finally took some time this week to update the wreath on our front door. Around here crabs are a summertime staple - and after enjoying our first bushel of summer last weekend - I could not help but add a little crab to our entry. I created the crab with this incredibly innovative tool called the 3Doodler. The 3Doodler is a handheld 3D Printing Pen in which you can create three dimensional objects, by simply sketching in mid-air. You hold the device just like a pen Continue reading

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

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime

Flower Pot Wind Chimes | how to make a terra cotta pot wind chime #michaelsmakers #craftinstyle - The end of June is near and we have already started checking some activities off of our Summer Fun List for the year. We always try to incorporate some simple craft projects into the mix as creating alongside my little guy is one of my favorite things to do, ever. As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, we were pretty excited anticipating the return of this year's Passport to Imagination Classes . Michaels offers these in-store crafting sessions Continue reading

Tie Dye Party | tie dyed kitchen towel crafting party #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Party | tie dyed kitchen towel crafting party #tiedyeyoursummer

Tie Dye Party | tie dyed kitchen towel crafting party #tiedyeyoursummer #michaelsmakers - Add a splash of color to your summer and kick off the season with a Tie Dye Crafting Party! Although tie dye has been around for ages, it is one trend that will never get old. Creating the colorful designs and unique patterns is much easier than you think and the perfect outdoor craft for a sunny afternoon. This month I'm gathering the girls and moving our crafting day to the backyard for a fun Tie Dye Party! We will be setting the t-shirts aside this 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

Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List | framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers

Summer Fun List - framed summer activities checklist #michaelsmakers | We have been counting down the days to summer and are pretty excited to celebrate the official first day next weekend. Each summer we have lots of fun things we would like to try and fit in our schedule  - some simple treasures, a couple favorite traditions, a few actual trips and a whole lot of everyday fun. I fancied up our Summer Fun List a bit - instead of just penciling in the activities on our calendar. The project was inspired by my first monthly challenge with the Continue reading