Easy crafts that anyone can create quickly.

Mod Podged Map Picture Frame

A DIY map picture frame is the perfect way to display favorite vacation photos. Vacation photos are one of my most treasured possessions. I used to collect mugs from the places we visited, but they started taking up too much room and they are expensive. My favorite mementos […]

DIY Zipper Pencil Pouch

Make a DIY pencil pouch that is one of a kind using an inexpensive zippered pencil case and colorful puffy paint. My kids love getting their back to school supplies list. I however just see money signs. I swear the lists get longer and longer every year! This […]

Easy Clay Christmas Ornaments

Make your own no bake clay Christmas ornaments with just cookie cutters and ribbon! Use essential oils to add Christmas scents like pine. A few years ago we started making our DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Necklaces using clay.  We tried two different types of clay to see which […]

Kids Matching Game

This fun memory game for kids is made with seashells – either from the craft store or the beach! Put it in a pouch and it’s portable for fun play anywhere you go. My kids favorite beach activity, besides swimming, is collecting seashells. Needless to say, we have […]

Ice cream garland is easy to make with just yarn and paper for a birthday or summer decoration.

Make an ice cream cone garland out of yarn and paper for a festive summer decoration. I am slightly obsessed with garlands made out of yarn pom poms.  I have this cute Halloween yarn garland and even a yarn pom pom turkey! They are just so easy to make […]

Teacher gifts

Need some teacher gift ideas for back to school? Check out these 20 DIY crafts to find a cute way to welcome back teachers! School time is creeping up on us again. Where did summer go!? It seems like it went by in the blink of an eye. […]

Shark Craft

Make a clothespin craft shark puppet with your kids for Shark Week! Every June a channel on TV shows an entire week of shark related programs. My kids are absolutely fascinated with Shark Week! Of course, we also live in a desert with no water in sight so […]

Thread felt stars through twine for an easy DIY star garland. Perfect for the Fourth of July decorations or all summer long!

Make a patriotic star banner out of felt, buttons and twine! This easy craft garland is the perfect decoration for summer. Next to wreaths, banners and garlands are my favorite crafts to make. They are quick, easy and inexpensive to make. They are also great for kids to […]

Use citronella essential oils to make a homemade citronella candle to keep the bugs at bay.

Keep the bugs at bay this summer when you learn how to make citronella candles. Perfect for camping and picnics, these homemade candles will keep away the creepy crawlies so your family can enjoy the late summer evenings.   One of the nice things about living in the desert is […]

wreath

Make a patriotic wreath in less than 30 minutes with supplies from the dollar store! Just use a pool noodle, Duck Tape, and patriotic decorations for a one of a kind wreath. After making my first pool noodle wreath last month, I’ve been brainstorming other ideas to make […]