Category: DIY

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees

Fast and Easy Pine Cone Christmas Trees These do it yourself Christmas Trees are my favorite kind of project.  They make use of things in the house and garden and require very little in the way of anything that needs to be bought at retail.  The grand total for these three trees cost me $2…

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

DIY Clay Pot Candle Holders

Gardeners will love these Christmas candle holders. The main part of the design is made by recycling old terracotta pots. Candles have become a part of the Christmas holiday decor so it’s always fun to do another DIY project involving them. (See my easy DIY peppermint candle project here.) Make Your Own Terracotta Pot Candle…

DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

These DIY Christmas cookie ornaments do double duty. They can be made as Christmas cookies and also used to decorate your tree with a few extra steps. Making Christmas themed cookies is one of the joys of baking for the holidays.  Turn those cookies into actual tree ornaments by letting them dry and then adding a…

Christmas Ornament Rescue

7 DIY ornament rescues. Turn trash into treasures

Renew Worn out Decorations with an Ornament Rescue We’ve all been there.  You open up your boxes of Christmas ornaments, only to find that many of them look ready for the trash. Perhaps they have rubbed together and the surface has scratched, or the ornament is just too plain and needs an extra something.  Maybe…

Pine Cone & Ever Green Candle Bowl

DIY Wooden Candle bowl with holiday greenery

This lovely candle bowl is simple to do and very elegant when displayed.  It will make a lovely addition to any holiday table and is low enough for conversation too. Candles have become a part of the Christmas holiday decor so it’s always fun to do another DIY project involving them. (See my easy DIY…

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Plaque

This DIY Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque tells your holiday guests what is on the menu for the celebration.

Let your holiday guests know what will be on the menu with this Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time to gather your loved ones and make a meal from your heart that you know they will love.  Let your dinner guests know what is on the menu with this stylish Thanksgiving…

White Chenille Pumpkins

White Chenille Pumpkins

DIY Cenille Pumpkins There are, honestly, not many Halloween decoration that I would consider displaying in my home.  I did when my daughter was younger but those days have passed now. When I saw this lovely Chenille pumpkin set on Erin Art and Gardens I was impressed. This was something that I would display with…

Banana Marshmallow Santa Head Treat

My Banana Marshmallow Santa hat EPIC FAIL DIY project.

Not all projects work out the way I intend them to and this cute little marshmallow banana Santa Head is definite proof of that. I found this cute project on Pinterest last year.  The website Creative Kid Snacks, no longer had it on their site and every site that shared it linked to a page…

Sweet Christmas Angel Cookies

Christmas Angel Cookies

These sweet angel cookies are as much fun to make as they are delicious and cute. The kids will really enjoy making them with you. One of the best parts about the holiday season is making batches and batches of cookies. I love coming up with new recipes each year to tempt my family and…

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornaments

DIY snowman glitter Christmas ornament.

Make your own Snowman Ornaments. It is getting closer to that time of the year when we start thinking about Christmas decorating.  It’s probably too soon for most of us to be thinking of decorating, but definitely not for crafters who have to actually make their ornaments instead of purchasing them. This sweet snowman ornament…

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Appetizer

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat

This cute pigs in a Pilgrim hat recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up for Thanksgiving. One of the best parts for me about the holidays is having some fun with food.  These little pilgrim hats have a spicy surprise…

Snowmen Cake Pops – Cute Christmas Treat

Snowman Cake pops

These adorable little snowmen cake pops are sweetness on a stick.  The project is made from cake batter that is made into balls and threaded on a popsicle stick and then decorated. Make yourself a Snowman Cake Pop To make the project, you will need cake batter, fruit roll ups for the scarf, some popsicle…

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day, which makes it the perfect day to make these Rice Krispie Candy corn Turkey Balls. They are sweet as can be and the kids will just love to help make them. Many national days are associated with food. What more perfect way to celebrate than with a favorite…

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

This sweet Mason Jar snowman Glow light would look great on a mantle or coffee table.  He is made from a recycled mason jar and is just adorable. Recycling old items into new holiday decor is one of the fun parts of the holidays for me.  See my alphabet block Christmas tree for another fun…

Cute Turkey Cupcakes

Turkey cupcake

These adorable turkey cupcakes will make be the star of your Thanksgiving Dessert Table. They are colorful and bright and will be gobbled up in a flash! It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  This means lots of turkey with gravy and stuffing. But don’t let the turkeys stop there.  This…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ghost Sandwiches

When it’s time for Halloween to roll around, it’s hard to get kids to sit still for any meal.  Turn the season to your advantage with these cute peanut butter and jelly ghost sandwiches. Your child will love this Ghost Sandwich! Transform an ordinary sandwich into a Halloween work of art that your child will…

Lightbulb Snowman – Cute Christmas Light Bulb Craft

Lightbulb Snowman DIY craft project

Don’t you love to recycle common household items into cute decor projects?  This adorable lightbulb snowman uses a common light bulb with some inexpensive craft supplies to make the sweetest Christmas decor idea ever. This fun little snowman would make a great ornament or gift for a special friend.   I love the way the top…

Marshmallow Turkey Cookies

Marshmallow Turkey Cookie

If you love to decorate cookies, this recipe for Marshmallow Turkey cookies is for you. They are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Printable Recipe – Marshmallow Turkey Cookies The cookies are made with a store bought chocolate marshmallow cookie, some short breads, frosting and a steady hand! To make the…

Mini Christmas Pizzas

Mini Christmas Pizzas

What could be more fun that pizza at Christmas time?  Why, Mini Christmas pizzas, I think!  Use your cookie cutters to turn an ordinary pizza into a special treat. I found these adorable pizzas on Rhodes, and thought I would give them a go. These sweet mini pizzas are perfect for your Christmas buffet table. …