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Easy DIY Advent Calendar #Craft

Christmas is coming!!! I know we are only in October but I really love getting my craft on early so I can enjoy the days that lead up to the big day. One of our favourite things are advent calendars. To be honest the chocolate ones are often forgotten. This means by the 11ths day they are not just eating one piece of chocolate, but MANY. It drives me insane. We have tried many different ones over the years. My favourite is a wooden Christmas tree. Each day they open a small drawer that  ...

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Gifting Made Easy with These Crocheted Bunny and Chick Easter Bags

Do you remember the cute Chick and Bunny Easter Baskets that Julie from Beautiful Tomorrow had crocheted? They were so freaking cute weren’t they? I loved that she added her own special little touches that worked for her while still keeping it similar to the original pattern from The Lavender Chair. So without any further rambling from me, I will let Julie take over for this next post. I came across Left in Knots Bunny Bags. Well, of course I just fell in love with them and thought  ...

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Adorable Crocheted Bunny & Chick Baskets

I don’t know about you but now that it is officially SPRING, and starting to actually look and feel like it, I am becoming so excited about Easter.  Although my littles are not so little anymore with only one child still believing in EB (we short form the Easter Bunny into EB), it’s still exciting because….well….duh…..it involves CHOCOLATE!!! Now, what better way to collect all that chocolate that EB leaves but in a nice crocheted basket.  Yes, I found a  ...

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DIY Duck Tape Bookmarks

The Knit Wit and her crew LOVE Duck Tape. I personally don’t think I have ever used it. I can not tell you how many times I have heard about her boys and their love for Duck Tape. So I decided to check it out during March Break. I mean what is the worse thing that could happen, I love it? I was sent some fun Duck Tape products to check out and I was surprised. I mean this wasn’t your regular silver duck tape, but instead chalkboard tape, whiteboard tape, palm tree tape and Dry  ...

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Craft Time With Klutz Jr from Scholastic Canada

Craft time is so important to me. I love letting my boys explore various craft techniques and seeing their minds soar. The thought process starts to go and the creativeness just seeps from their little fingers. We were recently sent the Klutr Jr: My Egg Carton Animals craft set from Scholastic Canada. This fun little kit came with everything we needed to create 12 cute little farm animals with some materials to spare. Klutr Jr: My Egg Carton Animals This craft set really caught my eye as it  ...

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Magic Leprechaun Rocks #DIY

March is coming faster then I would like to admit! I can not believe in one more day we are in to the third month of 2017! In our house we love to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! With so many fun activities it can be hard to narrow down just a couple to do!  This activity is one of our favourites and when you see them you will understand why! With St Patrick’s Day coming we are always looking for fun activities to do with the kids. My friend Michelle made these awesome Magic Leprechaun  ...

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Crochet Valentine Hearts

When thinking of what to crochet for Valentine’s Day, I got a bit of inspiration from Repeat Crafter Me with her Puffy Heart pattern.  I worked from her pattern to create two quick and easy projects! Three Heart Mobile Using the Puffy Heart pattern, I made three puffy hearts.  I chose to make mine red, white and pink.  You could choose which ever colors are your favorite.  Then cut a 30 inch length of each color yarn, fold them in half together and loop tied them to a key chain ring.   ...

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You Blow My Heart Up, Valentine!! Bubble Gum Valentine Craft

When I was searching Pinterest for some quick and easy Valentines to make up for my step kids classmates, I fell in love with a few and then gave the choice to the kids what they wanted to make.  They chose “You Blow My Heart Up” Bubble Gum Valentine Craft.  What kid doesn’t like Bubble gum, so let me tell you how we made it! Now, I decided to change things up a bit because when I did a test run with the glue gun, I found it pretty frustrating.  And if I find it  ...

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Valentine’s DIY Stain Glass Decorations

We love to get crafty in our house. I don’t buy many decorations for the various holidays as making them is way more fun. Both my boys love the special time we spend together and I love the memories we create. I am excited to make these Valentine’s DIY Stain Glass Decorations. Valentine’s DIY Stain Glass Decorations Now that the Christmas rush is over, the stores are beginning to fill up with beautiful red hearts, adorable cupids and tons of delicious chocolate! My children are craft  ...

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