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5-minute DIY Silly Grass Head Craft

It’s Friday! Don’t take life too seriously! Crafts are supposed to be fun and silly. So with that in mind, I quickly made these wheat grass people. My son Kai who is obsessed with plants convinced my hubby to buy him this wheat grass plant. We don’t even have a presser. Kai keeps playing with

How to Make a DIY Planter Craft out of Recycled Water Bottles

It’s almost Earth Day and I thought it’d be fun to make a planter project out of recycled water bottles. I have the full tutorial on momtastic.com. Basically, I painted recycled Smart Water bottles (I like them the be the best because the bottles are smooth and are easy to paint), hung them up with yarn

DIY Pop Art Pennies Craft

It’s Tax Day! How did you fair? Make it on time? Did you owe or get anything back? We did pretty good! Better than last year. Thank goodness!!! LOL. I thought I’d make the most dreaded day of the year for Americans a little more lighthearted with this colorful DIY Pop Art Pennies Craft. All

DIY Old School Craft – Shrinky Dink necklaces!!!

Last year, I created this craft for Netflix’s StreamTeam. I’m still obsessed with it. Doesn’t it just remind you of when you were in your bedroom playing with Care Bears and He Man figurines? Sigh* I love this stuff. Materials: Shrinky Dink paper (available at Michaels Stores.) – I chose the frosted kind for some

DIY Backyard Bunting

Years ago when I was the Lifestyle Editor for Parenting magazine, I created this oh-so-cute garland for the backyard. It’s so colorful and happy. I need to do it again. I got the idea from Tibetan prayer flags. Here is a link to parenting.com for complete instructions. Here is a quick how-to: 1: Cut canvas

DIY Modern Flower Pot Family Craft

I’m so obsessed with these adorable flower pots that I created using paper and Mod Podge. The green one represents my son Kai, the yellow one me and the blue my husband Alex. I think they are so fun for a spring craft. Check out a complete how to on momtastic.com.

DIY Family Photo Easter Egg Craft

This craft literally cracks me up! I recently created it for Momtastic.com. Click here for a complete how-to. In the meantime, enjoy the photos. Check out other Easter crafts I created: Countdown to Easter Board Easy DIY Pipe Cleaner Easter Bunny

DIY Countdown to Easter Board + FREE Easter Printable Labels  

Easter is almost here…let the countdown begin! 3..2..1.. Get your kids excited with this easy to make “Countdown to Easter” board. Each day, your kids will open one of the eggs and find the jellybeans inside. Here is how you do it: Materials needed: Plastic Easter Eggs OL1025WX 1” circle labels from Onlinelabels.com  Glue dots

DIY Easy Valentine’s Day Photo Arrow Kid Craft

Kai and I made this easy Valentine’s Day kid craft few years ago (which is why I don’t have photos to go along with the how-to). It’s been sitting on a shelf in the bedroom. I found it the other day and I just had to show you. This craft was so easy to make