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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…

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 shoeboxes.  Each one is more ingenious than the next and frequently upcycles found objects to frugally create […] Read more…

3 EGGcellent Ways to Use Plastic Easter Eggs DIY Tutorial

Plastic Easter Eggs – EGG-cellent Ways to Use Them

Easter Egg hunts!  My children loved them.  Our church had a special day before Easter with games and prizes.  Then, of course, we had to have a second hunt on Easter morning with family and friends.   BUT what to do with those eggs afterwards?  In addition, more plastic eggs will be on clearance (at […] Read more…

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