Category Archive: crafts

Easy DIY: Rice Crispy Monsters

Here’s an easy Halloween treat. All you need are: *rice crispy treats *tubes of icing *sprinkles *candy eyes (optional) You can either make your own treats or use the ready-made ones. When we… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Make Ghost Pops

Here’s a fun and easy treat to make. All you need are donut holes, fondant and lollipop sticks. Take a walnut-sized ball of fondant and roll it out. No need to worry about… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Candy Button Punch Box Tutorial

We created this punch box to use for the Candy Button Trivia game we played at our Maddie-licious party.  It’s pretty easy but does take a little bit of time. You’ll need: 4… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Water Bottle Mailer

Cocoa over at Chocolate on My Cranium came up with a great way to use old water bottles: mailing tubes!

All About the Packaging: Cupcake Liner Bow

If you’ve baked cupcakes, then you certainly have some leftover liners. Camilla Fabbri of Family Chic has a creative way of using them up. Turn them into bows!

All About the Packaging: Clothing Pattern Wrapping Paper

Talk about a great way to put those random pattern sheets to use. Pink Dotties with Love, Karla took hers and wrapped a gift with them.

All About the Packaging: Candy Party Labels

We used these at our Maddie-licious party (more to come about it), but you can use these labels for just about anything. Print them on cardstock or sticker paper. Click here to download.

All About the Packaging: May Baskets

Traditionally, May Day celebrates the end of winter. People used to leave May baskets filled with candy or flowers on each others doorstep. While they’ve fallen out of favor, why not bring back… Continue reading

Love Links: Angry Chicken

If you’re looking for a site full of  great tutorials, delicious recipes and general crafting goodness, check out Angry Chicken,  Amy Carol‘s craft weblog. Definitely try her rhubarb hand pie recipe! In addition… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Paper Beads

Okay, so this isn’t really packaging, but it’s something put inside some packaging.  Here’s a fun and pretty way to do it is to take your scrap paper and turn them into paper… Continue reading