Popsicle Stick Monsters – Halloween Crafting with Kids

Over the past few months, my husband has joined in on creating projects out of popsicle sticks.  He has made numerous items for our daughter’s Barbies and he even created a guitar. Since fall is just around the corner and our daughter loves to decorate for all holidays, he decided to do some popsicle stick monsters for with our daughter. Our daughter scares easy and sometimes will have nightmares. We have been trying to find fun things to do or create that will show her that these monsters are not … Continue reading

Clay Pot Turkey – Easy Fall Crafts

When I get into a creative mood, I love to create with clay pots and usually do up wind chimes or snowmen. This time around I wanted to create something for Thanksgiving to use as part of a centrepiece. I decided on a clay pot turkey. I wanted to add in some fall colours for my decor to leave up until it is time to decorate for Christmas. Clay Pot Turkey Materials Used Clay pot – size of your choice paint and brushes – I used a light brown artificial … Continue reading

Clay Pot Wind Chimes

Creating with clay pots is one of my favourite crafts. There are so many different projects to create with them. I haven’t made clay pot wind chimes in quite a few years, so I decided it was time to make a new one for inside by my kitchen window since I am not allowed to put anything that makes a noise on the balcony. Making wind chimes from clay pots is a pretty easy and fun project. You can decorate using a theme or just by keeping it simple with paint. Clay … Continue reading

Halloween Web Wreath

Web Wreath

This Halloween I decided to go with a spider theme, not sure why, since I don’t like spiders. When there are spiders, there are usually webs. Deciding to make a web wreath to go with the spiders created last week, was the perfect choice. I have a bin full of yarn and a cupboard full of supplies that I want to use up before replenishing my supplies. I have decided to begin some weekly projects, to do just that, starting with the yarn. Oh and I volunteered my husband to … Continue reading

Yarn Halloween Spiders – Party Decorations

Halloween Spiders

I love to decorate for the every holiday. Halloween is coming up so I am creating some home and party decorations. They will be hung around our apartment up until Halloween. I have a bin full of yarn that I would like to use up so I can buy some fresh colours. I will be making Halloween spiders, I don;t know why I choose them since they freak me out. Halloween Spiders Supplies Needed: styrofoam balls – the size of your choice black or purple yarn 4 black or purple pipe … Continue reading

Toilet Paper Roll Monsters – Halloween Craft for Kids

I always have toilet paper rolls stored in the craft cupboard. When it comes to seasonal and easy crafts for kids, these work great. Halloween is just around the corner so I decided to make toilet paper roll monsters with my daughter. She has been home sick for  days, so this was the perfect opportunity. Toilet Paper Roll Monsters Materials needed: toilet paper rolls yarn googly eyes coloured paper glue feathers (optional) How to Assemble: Cover the toilet paper roll in glue and begin wrapping yarn around the roll, holding … Continue reading