Tag: arts & crafts

  • Girl Power

    Girl Power

    Two winters ago, my then-9-year-old daughter asked her dad to help her in a big project. She had done electronics in the past, but this was the first time she came up with something to build it into. First they had to make the circuit. It’s a simple circuit, only meant to light up LEDs…

  • Duck Tape Gift Ribbon Tutorial

    My 9 year old daughter is a duck tape artist! Here she is demonstrating how to make homemade gift ribbons using duck tape. Top off your Christmas presents with one of these babies. Mama loves them!

  • Halloween Invitations

    Halloween Invitations

    I wanted to make Halloween party invitations that looked ghostly, so I went for the ancient and distressed look. I got the idea from the Better Homes and Gardens how-to guide. We have stacks of manila paper sitting around at home, so I started with that. From the craft store, I bought walnut ink for…