Grinch Advent Calendar

*Project made by Chica and Jo @ Chica & Jo* We love everything Christmas and can never wait for it to arrive.  One of our favorite ways to bide our time and know exactly how much longer we have is with an Advent calendar. We knew we had to use the Dr. Seuss inspiration point to create a How the Grinch Stole Christmas Advent calendar. With this calendar, you get a present and part of the story each day.  By the time you reach the last … [Continue reading...]

Dr. Seuss Activity Blocks

*Tutorial by Mandy @ Sugar Bee for her win during the Dr. Seuss theme* Check out these awesome Dr. Seuss Activity Blocks - way fun!!  My kids have LOVED them - all ages can find fun things to learn and do with them. For this project you'll need: -a 2x2x8 board (they're at the back of Lowe's - around $1.30 or something) -mod podge -various colors of craft paint -optional: words cut out of cardstock or vinyl (otherwise you could just … [Continue reading...]

Fancy Nancy Bow Holder

*Project by Niki @ LilyBug Designs* My daughter has many bows and I have been wanting to make her a cute bow holder.  She even took it upon herself to clip all her bows on to a scrap piece of ribbon.  What kind of crafty mother am I that I haven't made my child some sort of bow holder?  I know, shame on me.  Well, since she loves all things fancy this is a Fancy Nancy inspired bow holder. You can clip all sorts of bows to the locks of yarn. … [Continue reading...]

Monogram Wall Hanging

*Project by Mandy @ SugarBee Craft Edition* My toddler is growing up - time to convert the nursery to a big boy room.  To compliment the colors I'll be using on his bedding, I made a Monogram Yarn Wall Hanging to display above his dresser. This idea has so many possibilities - grab any color of yarn and you have a custom wall hanging for any room.  Older children/teen may enjoy making it themselves.  It can add a pop of art in a family … [Continue reading...]

Felted Yarn Cards

*Project by Kailyn @  Kailyn's Bit of Sunshine* I decided to go about the yarn challenge with a twist. Literally. I decided to try my hand at felting. I figured I could do small testers and see what worked. They all turned out so fun and funky, I decided I needed to use them all. What better way than to make some funky original cards. I started with dyed wools and book on felting. I also incorporated wool yarn into the mix. When … [Continue reading...]

Yarn Necklace

*Project by Heidi @ Made by Heidi* Make yourself a gorgeous yarn necklace! Pretty, eh? You can totally rock this necklace with some jeans & a tee or with an awesome cocktail dress! and don't you just LOVE the color scheme? I also love that is has beads and buttons...You know you want to wear this! ;) … [Continue reading...]

Cupcake Stands

*Project made by Chica and Jo @ Chica & Jo* We've always loved the idea of individual cupcakes stands to highlight delicious special little cakes but weren't wowed by how the ones you could buy looked.  Being the crafty ladies we are, we decided to make our own!  These were really inexpensive to make and completely customizable.  Have a baby shower coming up?  Decorate in pastels!  A wedding reception featuring cupcakes for dessert?  Use … [Continue reading...]

Yarn Wreath

*Project made by Lauren @ Creatively Crafty Baby* Last christmas I put up a wreath.  Since the day I took it down we have had an empty wreath hangar on our door.  FOR SHAME!  So I decided it was time to fill it!  With this yarn wreath! … [Continue reading...]