Category: Crafts

Christmas Crafts: Crafty Santa’s Cookies Plate

“Oh it’s beginning to look like Christmas,” and you are missing a very essential part to the Christmas holidays; Santa’s Cookie Plate. Yes, I know that Santa isn’t what the holidays are about but every year, thousands of children pile various types of cookies onto a plate before heading up for their restless Christmas Eve …

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How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations

Utilize those beautiful leaves in the yard! How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations Step 1: Gather up the most beautiful leaves that you can find.  This can even be made as a game for kids: assign them the task of going hunting to find their favorite leaves in the yard. Step 2: Use …

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Link Love: Our Top 5 Crafts This Fall

Link Love is a new section at Pop and Thistle and our way of sharing our favorite crafts for each month.  Without further ado… here are my top craft picks for this fall: 1) I love anything made of felt, and that’s why one of my favorites this month was this DIY Woodland Notepad Cover from Crafting Fingers.  …

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Crafty Recipes: Face Paint

With Halloween a little over a month away, I like to start planning out some things for Halloween. It is a great time of the year, one of my favorites and in a few short weeks, if you celebrate Halloween, you will be getting costumes ready and all the other little goodies that are involved. …

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4 Essential Christmas Craft Materials for Impromptu Holiday Fun

Christmas crafts are a wonderful way to share the holiday spirit with loved ones. They are a perfect way to involve children, parents, grandparents, siblings and even friends in making special gifts for the holiday season. After all, I think the best gifts are homemade ones! Also, making these crafts can be a lot fun. …

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Christmas Craft Ornaments: Painted Ornaments

I love Christmas, so much so that I usually put up two trees in my home every year. The first tree is an artificial tree that I purchased years ago when I was living in an apartment. It isn’t the prettiest tree but it is so nice to put up a tree a few weeks …

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How to Start Your Crafting Adventure

Ribbon; check, glue; check, glitter; check, a thousand and one ideas; check. When it comes to crafting, there are always a thousand supplies that you need and a thousand things that you can make but sometimes getting from the craft store to the completed project can be a difficult task in itself. That is where …

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Crafty Recipes: Tongue Painting

It has been a while since I did a craft project – not related to a holiday – and it is probably about time that I do one again.  This month (since this seems to be an almost monthly occurrence)  I thought I would do a little write up on tongue painting with children. No, you …

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Mother’s Day Craft: Gift Booklets

I am pleased to have Tanja Cilia back with our Mother’s Day craft for this week.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did and please post if you try this project. Mother’s Day Gift Booklets What you need: A4 paper, coloured or white Glue Transparent tape Good scissors Old cards Old Magazines …

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