Category Archives: Crafts

Easy Handmade Christmas Crafts For Kids

Christmas is a great time to spend more time with your kids. You can not only shop together, bake together, complete Christmas cards together, but making homemade Christmas crafts your kids can provide as gifts is even better! The Christmas craft ideas here are easy and can be made quickly (ideal for little ones) or...
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How to Make Your Own Vintage Christmas Cards

A pink frosted Christmas tree, a family inside a jalopy, Santa Claus’ smiling face, holly and mistletoes, angels and puppies by a frosted window, these are only a few images that can be found on a vintage Christmas card. We should all take the time to appreciate how these cards were made. Unlike the commercial...
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Top 10 Crochet Tips and Tricks

Do you ever wonder how other people get their crochet projects to turn out so lovely? While part of having a project turn out well has to do with practice, there are other tips that you can use to improve your crochet skills. Whether you are just starting to learn how to crochet or you...
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10 Gift Ideas For Her

Shopping for gifts for women is an experience almost everyone has. It is no simple task, especially for men. They have to look for gifts for mom, wife, girlfriend, sister, or female business associates. This article provides 10 helpful gift ideas for her. (more…)...
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Easy DIY Playdough Recipe

Did you know that boric acid may be found in some recipes for homemade playdough, putty, slime and modelling clay? Found naturally in the environment, boric acid can also be used in common consumer products like toys, cosmetics, cleaning products and pesticides. Although natural sources of boric acid in food are considered safe, Health Canada...
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How to Make a Decoupage Candle

It's so easy to make a decorative candle that is personalized to your own taste. You will need:
  • clothes iron (medium heat)
  • paper napkin (with a pattern on it, in any color) I got mine from the dollar store
  • scissors
  • candle (I used a white pillar candle from the dollar store)
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Spa Gift Basket to Soothe Body and Mind

Spa gift baskets are popular gifts for women. They are filled with bath salt, bath gel, body lotion, aromatherapy candles, and other bath accessories. Some may include bath towel, slippers, potpourri drawer sachets, soft music CD, and chocolates. Spa gift baskets offer relaxation and rejuvenation to women who are busy moms, working women, and may...
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Lavender Summer Rose Potpourri

My favorite family recipe is our summer potpourri that fills the air with its unique aroma. I like to use pink rose petals in my own mix, but any color will due. Mix and match flowers and spices to make it your own. (more…)...
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