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Vacation Memory Jar

Cherished times can be saved in vacation memory jars created by your children. They will add an extra layer of excitement to their journey if they know they will be collected souvenirs from their trip or event to showcase in their miniature time capsules. Here is a fun version of… Read more

How to Make Craft Foam Look Like Aged Metal

Learn how to make craft foam, paper, wood, fabric, cardboard and plastic look like aged metal. My technique works on most surfaces. You can use this for Cosplay, Halloween, Weddings, gifts and anything else you would like to give a beautiful antique look. Please Subscribe to my YouTube Channel I… Read more

DIY Spooky Tree

Here is a spooky tree I created as one of my Halloween decorations. I love the look of trees as they transition into fall so thought it would be fun to create one that is creepy for Halloween. Even though he has a scary face, I think he came out… Read more

Easy DIY Back to School Crafts

I had a lot of fun doing a Back-to-School crafting segment on NBC affiliate, WBAL-TV Baltimore on Saturday. Since we are still social distancing, I was live via Zoom rather than being at the studio. I showed how to make some easy DIY back to school crafts and ideas using… Read more

5 DIY Back to School Ideas

Now that we are nearing the end of August it is time to start thinking about some awesome DIY back to school ideas. These are some fun organization and decorations to help setup at home desk space for both distance learning and a hybrid version of school. Most of these… Read more

15 DIY Tissue Box Crafts

Learn how I made 15 of my DIY Tissue Box crafts. I have designs for almost every holiday and occasion along with some fun geeky decorations. Check the links below for instructions on how to make each of these designs. Leave me a comment if there is a design you… Read more

Flower Pot Decorative Cork Board

I like to make functional items look pretty and different than something you can find at the store like this decorative cork board. I wanted to make a fun cork board for my daughter’s room so I created something flowery and fun that looks like a decoration but also serves… Read more

Jack Skellington

One of my favorite Halloween movies is The Nightmare Before Christmas! Since Jack Skellington is such a great character, I thought it would be fun to create some pumpkins in his likeness. The Pumpkin King! I wrapped orange lights around his neck to simulate him being on fire like he… Read more