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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…

easy tutorial to make copper wire rings from upcycled egg dippers

How To Make Wire Rings From a Surprising Source!

What a surprise I had when I saw this craft from my friend Rilla!  She is one of the most creative persons I know.  Every day she is crafting something wonderful and new for her Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.  Each one is more ingenious than the next and frequently upcycles found objects to frugally […] Read more…

How you can easily make hand puppets with fleece DIY tutorial free printable patterns

How to Make HAND PUPPETS

I met Autumn through her Shoeboxes All Year Long page on Facebook.   She loves donating Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts and started her page to share her shopping tips and crafts.  (Just like me!)  She designed these cuddly hand puppets and agreed to share her Tutorial and Patterns with us! Autumn found tons of fleece […] Read more…

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