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.
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:
Want to give your home a festive touch? Christmas decorations can be super expensive so I came up with the idea of making all my decorations with wrapping paper this year. Different papers, different decorations. Make your own with just a few simple supplies! So cute! Supplies
Every now and then, my inner Martha appears and I get the itch to do something crafty. It all started with something I saw on Pinterest. Yes, Im totally addicted. Seeing the photo of the end product sparked a little fire inside me and I had to make these eggshell pots.
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 creepy Halloween bat bags are super fun for a kid-friendly Halloween party. They hang upside down and you can fill them with different treats to serve at your party or hand out at the door to your spooky trick-or-treaters! Bat Treat Bags Youll Need:
Keep children busy while you and the other adults prepare the Thanksgiving meal by planning and preparing several crafts for them to make. You and your children can also have a Thanksgiving craft day a few days before the holiday. Make crafts that can be used as part of the table setting, such as place cards or napkin holders.
Put together Thanksgiving crafts for your child to create memories, or use the crafts as an opportunity to make homemade decorations and teach him about the holiday. The level of difficulty should match your child’s abilities, particularly if you want her to complete the craft on her own. Plan a few different crafts that you believe your child will enjoy so she can choose her favorites.
Looking for a fun way to entertain your kids during those long summer days? We’ve got the perfect mother-daughter craft idea! These bracelets are absolutely adorable and so simple to make – all for less than $5!!! Here’s what you need:
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 Jessie Jane, founder of Lilyshop: “Today we’re making a really sweet Mother’s Day gift.