Category Archive: crafts

Easy DIY: Totoro plush

We just love Totoro at our house, so we had to give Cheek and Stitch’s pattern a try. It was a easy project and there’s also a step-by-step tutorial to follow.

Easy DIY: Felt Cat Toy

My daughter made these as gifts for our friends’ cats. She just drew her design freehand, stitched and stuffed with catnip we got at Kmart. A super quick and easy project for kids.

Easy DIY: Lunar New Year M&M Minis Firecracker

Here’s a cute way to celebrate the Lunar New Year. You’ll need: *a red tube of M&M Minis with the label removed *yellow or gold paper *red round label *scissors and glue First,… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Lightbulb Valentines

Here’s a fun valentine using finger flashlights. Just white card stock and a black Sharpie. Click here for a printable template or click here for a Silhouette file.

Easy DIY: Matchbox Dollhouse

I saw Margaret’s matchbox dollhouse on Homemade City and thought it was so cute. Of course, I then got to thinking that it would be even more fun to have a tiny paper… Continue reading

Party Time: Power Up Mushrooms

Getting the “Power Up Pass” game together. We used Kimahn’s tutorial at Scissors Paper Wok for toadstool pencils to make Power Up Mushrooms. We just skipped the pencil part and added eyes.

Easy DIY: Streamer Curtain

After creating a streamer wall for Selina’s third birthday, we started the think about easier ways to get the same effect. We decided a curtain we could roll up and re-use was the… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Suprise Ball Game

For a fun party game (and because we wanted something other than a pinata), we used a bunch of surprise ball hearts, attached them to a board with glue dots and added numbered… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Mini Folder

Use our template to make your own mini folders for paper, photos or gift cards. We used the cardboard box for juice boxes as well as a piece of card stock. And the… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: You Blow Me Away valentines

We came up with some tags to use with bubble tubes we found at Target. Of course, you could use these with little cello bags of gumballs or with Blow Pops. Click to… Continue reading