Memorial Day Patriotic Felt Craft

    This weekend is Memorial Day and, while many are looking forward to having a long holiday weekend, the real purpose of this day is to remember all of the men and women who died serving our country in its armed forces.     It is their sacrifices that allow us to enjoy the freedom that we have as citizens of this great country.  What better way to spend some quality time with the family than by doing some arts and crafts together?     The possibilities with these cute, no sew felt patriotic decorations are endless! Attach a magnet to adorn your refrigerator. Affix to a frame to add patriotism to your favorite photo. Wear as a pin. Attach to a gift box in place of a bow. Plant sticks, or even at your patriotic party table! Materials: Hot Glue Felt Buttons Skewer Sticks Scissors Directions: To make the blue (or red) circles: Cut four, 2" circles out of felt. Fold circle in half and half again and glue together at the seam. Hold for a minute to let the hot glue … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Lorax Drink Koozie!

    I'm always looking for arts and crafts that I can do with my boys right here at home.  It's a perfect way to inspire their creative sides as well as to spend some fun time together with them.  They really enjoy activities that are connected to their favorite movies or their favorite songs.  When I find projects to finish that revolve around their favorite characters, they are even more motivated to participate and to create their own!     Do you want to keep your drinks cold in a way that is totally spectacular? Then give this easy Lorax drink koozie a try!  It is just perfect for your Seuss themed parties and celebrations, this Lorax drink koozie is the perfect craft or party favor!  You can craft one for just pennies, and as you can see they are so simple even kids can enjoy making their own. Here is how you can get started... Supplies needed:
 Foam drink koozie Crafting foam Scissors 
Craft glue or hot glue, glue gun Directions: 1. Begin by cutting a mustache … [Read more...]