Paper Pie Matching Game for Thanksgiving!


Planning on spending Thanksgiving indoors with a bunch of kids? You will need my Paper Pie Matching Game tutorial on eHow! It’s fun for all ages to make and PLAY and sure helps the time between dinner and dessert move a little faster! Full tutorial:


Easy-Sew Acorn Hot Pads for Thanksgiving


My latest eHow tutorial is a great project for teens, tweens (and adults!)  looking to practice their sewing machine skills. Put your crafty kids to work making a set of these wool felt acorn hot pads. You’ll enjoy watching your kids develop their sewing skills, and they can be proud of the functional addition to […]

DIY & Photo Ideas for DINOVEMBER!


Happy DINOVEMBER! If you are into celebrating creativity and the secret life of toys, check out my new eHow article,”10 Awesome Ideas For Dinovember” It’s packed with simple DIY projects and tips for making November upROARiously fun! Full article & more photos online here —>!

Dia De Los Muertos (and Halloween) Inspired Skull Spoons


Happy Day of the Dead! If you love this beautiful holiday as much as we do, paint up a batch of these wooden spoons with the kids to celebrate! My full tutorial is online now at!

Monster FINGER Puppets for Halloween


I have a new kid-friendly tutorial on eHow!  These Monster FINGER Puppets for Halloween are fun to make and a blast to play with. Warning, if you have multiple kids, they will most likely spend hours trying to scare each other with their new, creepy digits! See the full tutorial on

Yarn Scrap Lion Headdress for Halloween (or a Jungle Cruise Costume Party)


Last-minute Halloween costumes are inevitable. But sometimes they are remarkable.  If you’ve found yourself in the position of needing a Halloween costume and don’t have the time to order one, or make anything elaborate, let me help. This yarn scrap lion headdress will take an afternoon at most, it pairs well with yellow and brown […]

Paper Zombie Hand Pouches for Halloween Favors

Paper Zombie Hand Pouches for Halloween

I often craft with kids, but they are often kids between ages 7-13, or my son who isn’t even two yet. My four-year old niece is super crafty, but hasn’t been invited to a lot of our maker-dates because I didn’t want her to get frustrated with projects that would wear her out. These GHOULISH […]