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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…

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…

How to make an EASY Barbie necklace

How to Make a Glittery Barbie Necklace

I love playing with Barbies!  For me the absolute best part has always been the miniature accessories!  I have a whole box of tiny bits and bobs that I package together with a Barbie gift.   I love including them in my Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.   I’ve collected or made purses, little books, umbrellas, ribbons, […] Read more…

Top 10 Free Mother's Day Printables and diy

Top 10 Free Mother’s Day Printables For Kids

I found lots of great FREE Mother’s Day Printables!  While I am all about being frugal, you can still print out and craft something fabulous.  Here are cards, poems, crafts, and gifts for teens, tweens, younger kids and toddlers to give their Moms, their Grandmothers, favorite Aunts and Caregivers! My Mom and Aunts were the […] Read more…

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