Category Archive: how-to

Easy DIY: Snag Free Hair Ties

All you need to make these super popular hair ties are scissors and fold-over elastic. Simple Medicine has the full tutorial.

All About the Packaging: Freezer Paper Stenciled Gift Bags

We’re reaching the end of the school year, which means coming up with some gifts for our teachers. We usually make some treats to give. To make them that much more special, we… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Wild Kratts Creature Power Suits

My son and his best friend love watching The Wild Kratts and pretending to have creature powers like on the show. So for his friend’s birthday, I thought I’d make him a creature… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Felt Flowers

Positively Splendid has a great tutorial for making felt flowers. A super easy way decorate a tote, headband or even a gift.

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.

Make It: DIY Jolly Rancher Pops

A Little Art Can’t Hurt has a super easy way to make your own pops–just stick some Jolly Ranchers in the oven. My kids loved this, especially picking out the flavors they wanted.… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Just Plane Cute Valentines

Here’s our take on a fun valentine for boys. You could use these with paper airplanes or foam gliders if you’re making them for a bigger class. I used the Alpha Cloud font… Continue reading

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 Revisit: Heart-shaped Surprise Ball

We still love these!

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.