Beat The Winter Blues For Kids

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Ahhhh, the dog days of… winter! Yes, the winter blues are upon us. No matter where you might live (unless you are reading this in Key West), it is probably cold, and gloomy, and dreary, and – if you’re a kid – BORING! As I write this, here in Nashville it is 35 degrees, dark, and […]

Easy Felt Heart Valentine Garland

Valentine Garland

Last week I shared how to make yummy Popcorn Heart Valentine Treats.  Today I have a tutorial on how to make this Easy Felt Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day.  It is quick to make and easy enough for the kids to help, especially stringing it together.  This heart garland looks cute hung on the wall, over […]

Mason Jar Soap Dispenser Tutorial

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Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here, with a quick craft that makes a GREAT DIY gift. It is so easy to learn how to make a Mason Jar Sap Dispenser and it makes cute decor for your bathrooms.   Mason Jar Soap Dispenser Tutorial Supplies: What do you need? Simply, a mason jar (with […]

DIY Rustic Valentine’s Decor

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I love using found items around the house to create art pieces for decor (or found in the husbands shed works too) especially for the holidays since those items only have a shelf life of a month or less. I also enjoy combining rustic, natural pieces with bits of softer, more colorful items.  After playing […]

Salt Dough Conversation Hearts Valentine Craft

Salt Dough Conversation Hearts Valentine Craft

If you’re like me, you’re already thinking of fun Valentine Crafts to do with the kids.  We like to give a special Valentine vs. the traditional paper card that usually gets thrown away rather quickly.  These Salt Dough Conversation Hearts are a fun craft to make and a fun Valentine to give!  Attach them to […]

New Year Memory Jar

New Year Memory Jar

Happy New Year!  Today is a brand new page in a blank book.  While many of us make resolutions for the new year about physical health, weight loss, financial freedom it’s important to make resolutions that are simple and easy to keep as well.  One of our resolutions is to take time to recognize the […]

Crafts with Old Christmas Cards

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Erika Wassall, the Jersey Farm Scribe here with a few ideas for…   Crafts with old Christmas Cards   Well, Christmas is over. It’s always a bit of a bittersweet feeling after the holidays, isn’t it? It’s sad to see it go, in all its excitement and happiness, family get-togethers, exchange of gifts, cookies and […]

DIY Cinch Bag

DIY Cinch Bag

My daughter loves bags and thinks there is no such thing as having too many.  We were recently looking for a fun, affordable gift to make for a classmate and decided on a DIY Cinch Bag.  These bags are easily made from a pillowcase and ribbon.  They can be carried as a messenger bag, a […]

DIY Embellished Hand Towel

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No matter what your decorating style you can create beautiful embellished hand towels to customize your home decor inexpensively. While you CAN sew on your ribbon or fabric, hot glue is the quickest and easiest, this towel is meant for decoration only, not daily use, and shouldn’t require washing. Ribbon is so cheap and comes in such […]

DIY Holiday Night Light

Holiday Night Light

I’m sure you’ve seen the beautiful night lights made from glass blocks.  I know that I’ve admired them at craft shows and little shops.  This Holiday Night Light is similar but made from two inexpensive glass ashtrays.  Are you thinking ashtrays, really?  Many stores, including several dollar stores, still sell ashtrays and there are some […]