crafts

Easy Crocheted Baby Doll Blanket

Dolls are so magical.  They help children learn empathy and mimic their parents to learn important skills.  They also provide much comfort, joy and even companionship.  That’s why I love packing them in my Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes or even to donate to local first responders, foster care and homeless family shelters.  Here’s a way […] Read more…

Felt Dress Up Doll you can make

Easy Felt Dress Up Doll You Can Make

I love a craft challenge, don’t you?  For Christmas my friend gave me a huge bar of soap in the most wonderful magnetic box.  I used the soap, but wanted to “upcycle” that box into something special!  While packing one of my Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for a little girl, I decided that the box […] Read more…

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…

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