My fifth and final project in the $5 Holiday Gift Ideas Challenge is this DIY Holiday Cooking Gift Basket Tutorial for a friends’ 12-year-old daughter, who is just discovering the joy of baking. This is a super quick project that does not require a lot crafting experience. All you need is a box, some cooking items and a few supplies. Continue Reading →
My fourth project for the $5 Holiday Gift Ideas Challenge was a gift for a friend’s son, who is a great fan of the “12 Days of Christmas Advent” calendars. I know he already has three chocolate ones, so I thought I would make one that was a little different. This Advent Calendar project for kids is so quick and easy to create that it can be done in just a few hours! Continue Reading →
I really loved all those cute holiday candy bouquets that I saw last Valentines Day. So for my third project, I decided that I would try to make a more simplified Christmas candy bouquet version to have on hand for any last-minute holiday gift needs. Continue Reading →
My second project was for my daughter, who wanted a Candy Cane Centerpiece like a lot of ones she’s seen on Pinterest. Most of the ones on Pinterest did not have directions. Those that did had really complicated directions that she just wasn’t ready to try out. So, I decided to make her a more simplified version. I also made sure that the steps were very simple so she could easily make another one on her own. Continue Reading →
My 1st project for the $5 Holiday Gift Ideas challenge was a gift for a neighbor who had heard about this challenge and wanted a Christmas decoration for her cubicle at work. After viewing what was available at the 99 Cent Store, I decided to make her this fun and festive DIY Christmas wreath that won’t take up too much space in her work area. The project is super easy and quick to do. Continue Reading →
My friends and I have challenged each other to make or find 5 gifts for $5.00. Since all of us are crafters, we kind of want the gifts to be cute, kooky and fun to make. So I came up with five easy to do DIY gift projects that are super simple and inexpensive to make. I thought I would share with our readers some of the projects and ideas that I came up with over the next five days. Continue Reading →
Ever get the feeling looking at Pinterest that you’re the only one whose craft projects don’t come out picture perfect every time? CraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong to the rescue!
Rather than show moments of crafting perfection, Craft Fail focuses on enjoying those other sorts of moments every crafter has all too frequently: the moments when vision ends up in a different zip code from reality. Continue Reading →