Green Kid Crafts – Backyard Science Discovery Kit Review

My Merry Messy Life: Green Kids Crafts Backyard Science Discovery Box Review

If you’re looking for something fun and educational for your kids that doesn’t include a screen, Green Kid Crafts is for you! This is such a neat concept because they aim to bring kids a monthly craft that is earth-friendly, educational and fun to build confidence, creativity and appreciation for the environment. We were able […]

Crafting with Kids – Snow Paint Winter & Valentine’s Garland

Snow Paint Winter Garland Craft

Painting with snow paint is so much fun, and once it dries, it really looks like snow! It’s the perfect craft to do with a toddler, too, because it doesn’t require precision. I’ve also included a free printable to use as a stencil to cut out the shapes. Supplies Colored paper (just a few sheets […]

Halloween Monster Costume DIY Tutorial

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Grrrowwwl! Ahhhhh! My little monsters are about the cutest, least-scary monsters I’ve ever seen. And I couldn’t believe how easy this costume was to make! Not only that, but I made it with my toddler in just a few hours, so it was such a fun activity and bonding time for us. Here’s a step-by-step […]

Hookin On Hump Day #17 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Crochet Hats and Shoes for Girls by Lanas e Hilos

Well, after a two-week break for me to switch my site over to WordPress (see my tutorial here on how I did it!) and then catching up on posting, I am very excited to get back into our fiber arts link party! You guys never disappoint, and the past two week’s features are fantastic projects […]

Hookin On Hump Day #16 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

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Welcome back! Last week was the party’s biggest week yet, with almost 40 entries. But for me, it’s not about the quantity, but about the quality and there is always plenty of that here. I just love getting to see how creative you can get with fiber. I’m going to take a two-week break on […]

A Crafter’s Dream Christmas Giveaway – Blogger Sign Ups Welcome #ACraftersDream

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I’m so excited to bring you, along with Earning-My-Cape and Tutus & Tea Parties, A Crafter’s Dream Christmas Giveaway! This is a group giveaway opportunity with a Christmas, crafting, and supporting small business theme! Each blogger is offering her/his own giveaway worth $25 or more. It will run from October 21 to November 4, 2012, and […]

Hookin On Hump Day #15 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

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Welcome back to Hookin On Hump Day! A link party dedicated to showcasing the amazing crafters of the fiber arts, crafts that take skill which is only perfected through practice and patience. I am so¬†inspired¬†by the bloggers who link up here, and if you crochet, knit, sew, felt, embroider, cross-stitch or work with fibers, I […]

Craft: Yarn Bomb an Oatmeal Container {tutorial}

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About two months ago, we switched to using only cloth paper towels (check out how else we use cloth instead of paper products on my Green Homemaking page), and I decided I needed a pretty container in which to hold them so I could proudly display it on the countertop (and encourage us to use […]

Fall Crochet Mantel Bunting – Granny Stitch

My Merry Messy Life: Crochet Granny Triangle Fall Bunting

Fall has finally come in Georgia and I actually like to be outside again! It’s so nice – there’s a little nip in the air in the mornings and evenings and it stays in the seventies all day. So, it’s time to start decorating. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be building my […]

Hookin On Hump Day #14 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

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Welcome to week #14 of a celebration of the fiber arts! Here you’ll find crafters from all over the world, from the US to Canada, to Guatemala, to Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, France and more. These crafters do amazing things with a ball of yarn, fabric and thread and many offer free tutorials so you […]