DIY Archive

Creeper Crazy Minecraft Party!

My son, Henry, was dead set on having a Minecraft Party this year for his 8th birthday.  With all the hype around Minecraft lately, it was pretty easy to gather lots of great ideas for our very

Make a Creeper Mask: a Minecraft CRAFT

For my son’s 8th birthday party we celebrated in Minecraft style!  One of the activities we did at the party was have each guest make a Creeper Mask (an idea I got from Parties 4 Ever).  It was great

Creeper Lanterns: Minecraft Decor

Since I knew that we were having a Minecraft party this year for my son’s 8th birthday, I figured I’d switch out our Coffee Filter Chandelier (yup, that’s right, Coffee Filter Chandelier, you can see it and

Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts: Minecraft Party Favor

I didn’t want to get a bunch of junky toys or candy for the party favors for my son’s Minecraft party … instead we made the  guests Glow-in-the-Dark Creeper Shirts. After nailing down the easiest and best way

Paper Heart Doily Banner

With all the snow, chilly temps, and grey skies around here I wanted something to brighten up our window and bring warmth inside the house.  Doing so was very simple!  All that was needed was some paper

Make a Valentine Mailbox with Duct Tape (includes links to MANY more Valentine Mailboxes too!)

Last year my son Henry (who’s currently about to turn 8) made this simple Angry Bird Valentine Mailbox with Duct Tape to take to school to collect his Valentines. He used a shoebox that had the lid

Noodle Ghosts

One of the very first posts on this blog was on a super fun Noodle Monster project the kids and I did.  Ever since then I thought that redoing the project would be great for Halloween and

Fairy Sensory Play: 14 Fun Ideas

The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow!  So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights 14 fun ideas for Fairy Sensory Play … 1.  Fairy Soup from Happy Hooligans 2.  Pretend Fairy Cookies from

Make Your Own Fairy Wings: A round-up of ideas

1.  Fairy Wing Craft from Red Ted Art 2.  Iridescent Fairy Wings from At Second Street 3.  How to Make Fairy Wings from Be a Fun Mum 4.  How to Make Your Own Fairy Wings from Clean 5.  Make Your Own Fairy

DIY Fairy Crowns: A Round-Up of Fairy Fun

The International Fairy Tea Party is this week!  So we’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights links for 10 different DIY Fairy Crowns … 1.  Woodland Fairy Tiara from Happy Hooligans 2.  Ivy Butterfly

10 Ways to Make Your Own Fairy Wand!

The International Fairy Tea Party is this week!  So we’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights links 10 different ways to make your own Fairy Wands … 1.  Making Wands in the

Fairy Extras: Little Things for your Favorite Fairy Friends

The International Fairy Tea Party is tomorrow!  So I’ve been busy rounding up lots of different fairy related posts.  This post highlights “Fairy Extras” – little things to help make life more fun for our favorite fairy friends! 1.