Need a last minute idea for something for Valentine’s Day? Don’t want to do candy? Lotion bars are a great idea for winter-chapped skin! What Is a Lotion Bar? A lotion bar is solid bar made up of waxes and oils. When you rub it on your skin, it becomes soft, and releases the oils […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Update: I’ve been accepted! See you in Providence on Saturday, October 11th!! If you’re in the area, stop by my table and say, “Hi!” Saturday, October 11th, is the Sixth Annual RI Mini Maker Faire. This year is special, as it will be their first standalone Faire (in the past they’ve been held in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This tutorial may have come about because I have a little guy who must sleep with a nightlight, and I dislike going through batteries so often. Supplies for this project are: Glass Jar, glass paint, a solar LED path light (where the top, light-part can be easily removed), hot glue, and hot glue gun. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For these nightlights, you can do a simple version or a fancier version. I’ll give instructions for how to do both. Simple Version For the simple version, you’ll need: A gift box, tissue paper, a glue stick, an X-Acto-type tool, and an LED tea light “candle.” I also used Duck Tape and Styrofoam to secure […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My son’s preschool class has started doing Letter of the Week. Each week they talk about a letter, and they’re encouraged to bring something that starts with that letter to circle time (where they sit together at the beginning of each day.) On the car ride home, we were talking about things that started with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Remember Shrinky Dinks? Did you know that plastic #6 containers, frequently used in take-out food containers, can be used just like Shrinky Dinks? I’ve found #6 containers used in cuisine ranging from pizza to Lebanese. I came across this idea on the Skip to My Lou blog: http://www.skiptomylou.org/2009/01/07/how-to-make-shrinky-dinks-with-recycled-6-plastic/, and decided to try it out when […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
How to Turn Decorative Wrapping Paper Into a Framed Wall Hanging: Find paper/ a print that you like. (Mine was $3.95) Put it in a frame. ($34.99 with 50% coupon off = $17.50) Hang it up! (Total Cost = $21.45, plus applicable taxes or shipping if ordering online) It’s really that simple! Details and Sources: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.