Crafty Mom category

  • Project: Wonder Woman Cape (Swim Edition)

    I have made a Wonder Woman costume before, but this time I wanted to make a cape out of terry. That way, the cape would be big and dramatic, sure, but also, it would be warm and practical. Even the ti...
    Jun 17, 2015 No Comments

  • Sewing With Kids

    I have a job teaching sewing as an elective at the Middle School. I am working with two classes of bright, enthusiastic 9-12 year old girls. Their experience level ranges from “NEVER sewn before...
    May 21, 2015 No Comments

  • Painting Pottery

    We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶...
    May 19, 2015 5 Comments

  • Trouble with Crayons

    For Valentines day I wanted to make little crayon molds with Jambi for her classmates. I thought it would be a fun craft project to do together. This was also going to be a great recycling victory and...
    Mar 26, 2015 1 Comment

  • Unicorn Fail

    It’s not often that the word “unicorn” and the word “fail” would be in the same sentence for us. We live in a magical time right now where fairies and unicorns RULE. We d...
    Mar 05, 2015 4 Comments

  • Project – Mermaid Fleece Snuggler

    I saw this inspiring Pin and I was off to the store not long after. There are times that Jambi likes to be wrapped up on the couch in a blanket and this looked great to her, so she was “all in&...
    Jan 13, 2015 3 Comments

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments

  • Butterfly Dress Complete

    A little way back I started a dress for my daughter, and now that I have finished it, I wanted to share it with you. The dress began when we were following Project Runway and they did looks for girls ...
    Oct 28, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Foil Friends

    Here is a great project that you will BOTH enjoy doing. I offer Foil Friends. Supplies: sheets of tin foil marker (such as Sharpie, to make the lines) scissors Tear off a sheet of foil. You donR...
    Oct 15, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #9 House Of Cornish

    This week we teamed up with American Girl and the challenge was to make an updated girl’s outfit. (I will tell you, I am hip-deep in doll clothing at work and at home, but I did not make it to t...
    Sep 25, 2014 2 Comments