DIY Duct Tape Flower Pen {Perfect Teacher Valentine!}

Pin It At church today, one of the tweens I work with in our Large Group preschool environment was making duct tape flowers. I have a soft spot for duct tape and asked her to teach me how to make one. And she did. And now I’m showing you! {subscribers, click over to see the […]

How To Make a Mini Marshmallow Shooter Gun From PVC Pipe

Here it is! How to make your very own mini-marshmallow gun out of PVC pipe! This is my gun. You like? I thought it was pretty awesome. And if you look closely, you’ll see you don’t need much to make this gun. In fact, calling this a tutorial might be a lie. Here’s the gun […]

Fold a Heart into an Envelope! {Valentine's Day}

I adore all the stuff that comes with Valentine’s Day–secrets, cards, flowers, CHOCOLATE and gifts. But I certainly don’t want my kids focusing on romantic love before they should. So, I’ve been trying to think of some Valentine’s Day stuff that’s got a little Scripture twist to it. Today we made some cards that have […]

DIY Hair Bow & Clip Holder

For Christmas one year I got some cute shadow type frames from Ikea. Originally I put some of Lydia’s baby items in them and hung them in her nursery. Now that she’s a little older, we replaced the baby stuff and made something functional. Supplies: Ikea’s RIBBA frame (or other shadow box), glue gun, ribbon, […]


This post is by long-time contributor and super-mama, Leigh! I clearly remember the year my mom helped me make a sit-upon for my Brownie troops’ camp (I remember it as well as I remember the smell of the ancient canteen I used to have to take with me to camp…. but that’s a story for […]

How To Make Your Own Camp Leather Bracelets For Kids

This is a post by long-time contributor and super-mama, Leigh. One of my favorite camp crafts each year were those awesome leather bracelets.  Remember those?  Then I would wear it the rest of the summer and try to make it last to the school year… I thought my boys would like to hammer the letters […]

Last minute Father's Day gift idea

Do you need another Father’s Day gift idea?  Did the week slip away from you and you just don’t know what you can whip up before Sunday?  I’m going to show you how to make some fabulous Father’s Day t-shirts for all the people in your family so you can show Dad exactly how special […]