How you can upcycle plastic rings to make a Barbie Headband

How to Make a Barbie Headband

I had so much fun making doll clothes for my daughter when she was young.  I embellished every outfit to sparkle! Now I enjoy making them to donate, many for Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.  I think the Accessories are almost as much fun as the clothes, don’t you? With these instructions, you can make a […] Read more…

Kohls Cares Stuffed Animals and Books on Sale now

Sale on Kohl’s Cares Stuffed Animals and Books

Have you heard about Kohl’s Cares?  It’s part of the community outreach of the Kohl’s Department Stores.  They have several wonderful programs, one of which is their Kohl’s Cares Stuffed Animals and Books.  100% of their net profit on these select  items are donated to help children’s initiatives worldwide!  Their motto pairs perfectly with our […] Read more…

aking upcycled pencil cases from cereal and soda boxes

Upcycled Pencil Cases from Cereal and Soda Boxes

School Supplies!  Our kids need them, schools need them, and local and overseas charities are begging for them.  Did you know that in many countries, children cannot attend school if they don’t have the necessary school supplies?  For the want of a pencil, they could miss weeks of necessary education!  For that reason I LOVE […] Read more…

Here is an Easy Crocheted Flowers tutorial

Easy Crocheted Flowers: Use Up Your Yarn Scraps

Recently I found great deals on hair elastics and headbands.  Since they were plain, I wanted to add something to make them extra special.  I experimented with my yarn scraps (leftover from crocheting my “Aunt Ida” hats), and made a bunch of easy crocheted flowers. I needed a simple and quick item to mass produce, […] Read more…

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