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  • Pinecone Turkey decorations for Thanksgiving

    Holiday & seasonal crafts, Making toys, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commentpinecone turkey decorations for thanksgiving

    Pinecone Turkey decorations for Thanksgiving What you need: Pinecones Googly eyes Feathers Orange and red felt Scissors Glue (or glue gun) Start with your pinecone as the base, and glue on the googly eyes on one 'side' (the bottom of the pinecone). Glue the feathers on the back so that they stick out at the sides. Cut a triangle orange felt beak and a red felt wattle - glue on just underneath the eyes. If you have a glue gun, it will make this craft a bit easier and

  • Paper crafts: Handprint and Footprint Turkey

    Holiday & seasonal crafts, Paper crafts, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commentpaper crafts: handprint and footprint turkey

    This is one of my favourite Thankgiving crafts to do with kids. Most little ones are delighted by the experience of having their hands and feet traced, and by making it each year, you have a record of how they have grown.  Imagine the sweetness of seeing this craft made with your one year old's hand and footprints, and then being able to compare it with the size of the turkey made by that same child six or seven years

  • Paper crafts for kids: St. Patrick’s Day art and Thank You!

    Cards, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Kirigami, Paper crafts, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commentpaper crafts for kids: st. patrick’s day art and thank you!

    St. Patrick's Day art and Thank You! I'm not the biggest St. Patties day fan, but I'm a sucker for holidays. {*blush*} I made a simple yet festive little something to go in the frame on my entry way table. Ah, look how festive my little shamrock "art" is! This little baby only took me a minute to do! I started with a piece of scrapbook paper and cut out three clovers.  I put a cute black and white piece of paper in my frame and

  • Valentines candy and more

    Candy, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Making flower, Paper crafts, Thanksgiving, Wedding day  |  0 Commentvalentines candy and more

    DIY Cinco de Mayo Piñata Favors This wedding favor idea is perfect for Mexican inspired weddings and just in time for a Cinco de Mayo fête. This project is not as daunting as it seems. Just put on This American Life and away you go! Valentines candy and more For this project, you’ll need: - Small balloons (I used 7″ balloons, but water balloons may work too) -flour & water for papier mâché -newspaper or any thin paper -candy to go inside the pinata (we used saltwater

  • Thanksgiving Crafts using Recycled Materials, kids craft ideas

    Cards, Cutting paper, Green crafts, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Making flower, Paper crafts, Quilling paper, Recycle, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commentthanksgiving crafts using recycled materials, kids craft ideas

    This Thanksgiving we’ll be serving up a heaping helping of gratitude. Though the historical meaning of Thanksgiving is a little murky, giving thanks is always a good exercise for children. In these lean times, simple is better. So here are a couple of recycled crafts to get children involved in the Thanksgiving festivities. Thanksgiving Crafts using Recycled Materials, handmade cards kids craft ideas Turkey Place Cards From planning the menu to setting the table, children enjoy being part of the process. Our five-year-old loves

  • Turkey Placemat for Thanksgiving, Flowers tutorial

    Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commentturkey placemat for thanksgiving, flowers tutorial

         Turkey Placemat for Thanksgiving, Flowers tutorial   Materials: NOTE: Measurements are for one placemat. *PATTERNS (click to download) *thread - dark brown, light brown, red, orange, black, invisible (clear) *fabric - (100% cotton fabric works best) multiple scraps for feathers, scraps for facial features, tan for body (6 x 12 inches), tan for wings (12 x 12 inches), fabric for backings (3/4 yard) *low loft batting *1/4 yard double-sided paper backed fusible webbing (Heat 'N Bond Lite) *lightweight iron-on stabilizer for applique (6 x 12

  • How to make Grapevine Pumpkin

    Flower arrangement, Natural crafts, Thanksgiving  |  0 Commenthow to make grapevine pumpkin

    I don't have alot of Fall or Thanksgiving Decor.  But that is something I am definately trying to change.  I absolutely adore the cute grapevine pumpkins that seem to be at every craft show I go to.  But I can't aford the price tag.  So I figured it out for myself. First, I took some grapevine that I had laying around the house (It used to be ontop of the cupboards, but hey... I never throw anything away)  Along with some