Category Archives: Crafts

Easy Handmade Snowman Christmas Ornaments

These handmade snowman Christmas ornaments are super cute and easy enough for kids to make. Keep reading to learn how to make them. I love going to area festivals in the fall.  It’s a great place to pick up ideas for Christmas crafts!  This diy snowman Christmas ornaments tutorial was actually inspired by something I picked up at my… Read More »

Plastic Canvas Village – North Pole Reindeer Barn

This plastic canvas North Pole village Reindeer Barn is the perfect abode for Rudolph and all his friends! Keep reading to learn how I made it. The next plastic canvas Christmas village building I made after I finished Santa’s house was to make a Reindeer Barn.  I mean Santa can’t deliver the gifts without reindeer, right? The Little Village: In 10-mesh… Read More »

Plastic Canvas Christmas Village – Claus Chalet

This plastic canvas Christmas village house is the perfect abode for Santa and Mrs. Claus! Keep reading to learn how I made it. I have been a longtime fan of Department 56’s North Pole Village.  However, as a fairly frugal mom who prefers a homemade Christmas to anything store-bought, I can’t stomach the $75 to $100 price tag for… Read More »

DIY Thanksgiving Gratitude Tree

Be reminded of all the wonderful blessings in your life with this DIY Thanksgiving Gratitude Tree craft that also showcases some of your favorite photos. Keep reading to learn how to make a gratitude tree for yourself. I have been wanting to make a blessing tree for quite some time now after seeing a bunch of ideas a couple of… Read More »

Cheap Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids

Looking for ideas for cheap homemade Halloween costumes for kids? You are not alone! Where I live store-bought Halloween costumes can run anywhere from $25 to $50 each. With 4 kids, it doesn’t make financial sense to buy Halloween costumes. I just can’t stomach the thought of dropping $200 for costumes they will wear for only one day.… Read More »