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Sew Cute: Hula Hoop Tent Tutorial

Sew Cute: Hula Hoop Tent Tutorial

Make a family-friendly DIY play tent that’s fit for a prince or princess with this cool hula hoop tent project! Give your little ones the gift of bright smiles and hours of playtime fun with this sweet hula hoop tent tutorial that Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest shared on A Beautiful Mess. It’s […]

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Flashback CRAFT Pattern: My Fair Ladybug, by Vickie Howell

Flashback CRAFT Pattern: My Fair Ladybug Vest and Skirt

By Vickie Howell When I was 3 or 4 years old, my mom knit me a ladybug vest and skirt. Man, I loved that outfit! Unfortunately, the original was lost in the great hand-me-down beyond. Still to this day though, I appreciate the cuddly kitsch of the ensemble; so much so that I decided to […]

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Tasty Treats: How to Make Homemade Slushies

Tasty Treats: How to Make Homemade Slushies

Ready to blow your kids’ minds? This weekend, surprise them with the most awesome summertime dessert there is: homemade slushies! We call them slushies here in Chicago and I remember my mom buying them for me at the local mall when I was a kid. They were so much fun and so many flavor options! […]

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May the Fourth Be with You: Toilet Paper Tube Star Wars Characters

May the Fourth Be with You: Toilet Paper Tube Star Wars Characters

Happy Star Wars Day, fellow geek crafters! Is the Force strong with your kids? They’re definitely going to love these awesome DIY toilet paper tube Star Wars characters! In general, I find cute toilet paper roll toys to be pretty darn delightful, but this R2-D2 is definitely at least 37 different kinds of fantastic! Want […]

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Handmade Baby: Crocheted Rainbow Baby Booties

Handmade Baby: Crocheted Rainbow Baby Booties

Make teeny tiny feet even more adorable with a sweet pair of crocheted rainbow baby booties! I’m a firm believer that primary colors don’t show up nearly often enough in baby-related projects, so these bright and bold booties make me especially happy. Hooray for rainbows! (Of course, this is DIY, so you can certainly switch […]

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Fashion Fun: DIY Snake Belt

Fashion Fun: DIY Snake Belt

Have some family-friendly fashion fun! This DIY snake belt is the perfect weekend project for quirky kids and adventurous adults alike. Need a little help holding those pants up? Obviously, you need some hisssistance! Embrace your wild side! Make cool reptile-inspired belts for the whole family with this DIY snake belt tutorial that Eva Monleon […]

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DIY Toys: Clothespin Animal Puppets

DIY Toys: Clothespin Animal Puppets

Have clothespins? Make toys! These DIY clothespin animal puppets are sure to be a huge playtime hit for your creative kids. Aren’t they cute? Whip up your own set of these cheap and charming toys with this clothespin animal puppets tutorial with free printable animal templates from Delia Creates. This project definitely proves, once again, […]

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