valentines day, wreaths

Easy to Make Straw Heart

I wanted to make a special gift for my best friend for valentines day. Her favorite color is turquoise.....it's easy to make even for kids! I had a 12" straw heart that I had purchased from a craft store. The only other items you will need is a box of pins, and 1/3 yard of… Continue reading Easy to Make Straw Heart

Holidays, valentines day

Easy Valentines Day Craft

Hello there, this is a very easy and inexpensive Valentine's craft,  and makes a pretty decoration for Valentines Day! Head down, (or shop online) to your local Dollar Tree and pick up all you will need for this project. small glass votive candle holder mod podge red glitter red permanent marker taper candle holder You… Continue reading Easy Valentines Day Craft

Crafts, Kids, valentines day

Printable Valentines Day Cards

Just a quick thought regarding Valentine's Day cards - I like to make sure that there are enough for everyone in the classroom (not just best friends) and, when filling them out, I encourage the kids to print their name on the card, but not the name of the person receiving it -- that way,… Continue reading Printable Valentines Day Cards

Christmas, Holidays

Christmas Crafting With Mason Jars

Mason jars have come a long way from merely storing food or preserves – they’ve become a crafting/decorating staple! Hopefully you’ve been storing your empties to reuse in a crafty way because here’s the perfect opportunity to create something really special for the holiday season. Happy crafting! Painted Jolly Snowmen These are simply adorable and… Continue reading Christmas Crafting With Mason Jars

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Mushroom

I was at the dollar tree today, and as I was scoping out the aisles for ideas, I saw this plastic bowl. Difficulty: Easy I instantly thought of a mushroom. I then came upon this These together looked like a mushroom! If your children are making this, use plastic. I did have Rustoleum Red Spray paint,… Continue reading Mushroom

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Easy Can Crafts

I just did a post on Jars so now the cans are calling for my attention! Seriously, you are just not going to believe all of the things you can create using tin cans and other simple and cheap craft supplies! I first fell in love with the idea of converting tin cans into household décor… Continue reading Easy Can Crafts

Crafts, Kids

Thursday Is Kids Craft Day!

Hi everyone! It's Thursday, which means Kids Craft Day! I love having neighborhood kids stop by to create crafts with me. Children are so much fun. PAINTED LETTERS Last week Mariah painted letters to her name for her wall... you can see here: https://kelleysdiy.com/2017/06/22/painting-letters/ So today we painted her sisters letters to her name: These… Continue reading Thursday Is Kids Craft Day!