Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from crafty mom Jill Alexander: “There are plenty of beauty stores where moms can buy exfoliating body scrubs, but we think that homemade is far superior. This delectable smelling body scrub is all natural and made with ingredients that you probably have on hand in the house. There are no chemicals you can’t pronounce in here!
OMG, I made my very own candy necklace! Pretty cool huh? You can make these in whatever color you want… mine are pink and purple for Valentine’s Day. Alright let’s start. This is easy, I promise! Ingredients 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1/4 cream of tartar (this is a powder in the spice aisle – makes everything shiny, but it’s optional) 1 tsp of flavoring if desired 1 tbs cocoa powder (if you want them to be chocolate flavored) Directions
These beautiful vintage Valentines are simple to make and will charm the pants off of your Valentine! Okay, they’ll most likely keep their pants on, but will be utterly impressed with your homemade effort! Supplies Cardstock Matte photo paper Glitter glue Spray glue Home printer Gold pen Decorative edge punch Directions
After Christmas I surveyed the pantry and spied a bunch of leftover candy canes. I had used some of them to make peppermint bark (check out this amazing recipe) and had a few left. My mother also gives the kids these giant candy canes every Christmas and I don’t have the heart to tell her that they just don’t like them quite that much.
Skip the store-bought stuff and make your own holiday wrapping paper! It’s a fun and festive way to wrap your presents – and it’s SUPER simple. These gifts are sure to be a hit when they’re discovered under the Christmas tree! Here’s what you’ll need: Burlap Brown paper Scissors Tape Photos Rosemary or other garnish Clothespins (optional) Here’s how to do it:
Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from our newest featured blogger, Jessica Begum, the crafty momma behind the blog Hipster’s Tea Party. Check out her tutorial for how to make your own snowglobe: “Snow globes have always intrigued my curiosity. Ever since I was little, I’ve loved peeking in on little worlds through gingerbread house windows and tiny menageries.
Ho ho ho! Planning to bring a bottle of wine to your next holiday party as a hostess gift? Add a special touch with these Santa Claus-inspired wine bottle toppers! They’re fun, festive and so easy to make – love! Supplies 8 1/2 by 11″ sheet of red felt Hot glue gun Scissors 6 cotton balls or length of faux fur Here’s how to make these sweet Santa covers: