Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Chocolate fondue is a fun and classic dessert that is as easy to make as it is to eat. It makes the perfect sweet treat for guests or as the ending to a dinner party because everyone can decide what they want to pair with their chocolate. Get creative with your...

Iced Easter Biscuits Recipe

Easter is certainly time for family, and how better to spend it than getting a bit messy in the kitchen and baking some delicious treats together? We have come up with an easy-peasy biscuit recipe that will leave you having lots of fun over the Easter...

Homemade vanilla ice cream recipe

As a child one of my most favorite memories is eating ice cream with my grandparents after dinner. There is something about homemade vanilla ice cream that is just so amazing, especially this recipe. This recipe is so creamy, so delicious, once you have tasted this...

Chocolate Bark Recipe

Rustic squares of homemade chocolate bark make a great gift for any holiday occasion. Created with only two ingredients, these deliciously easy treats will be your go-to gift all season long. INGREDIENTS: 4 bars (3.5 oz)  70% Cocoa or  Milk Chocolate or  White...

Chocolate chili barbecue sauce

It may be the last few weeks of summer but there is still plenty of grilling to do! Entice your party guests with a barbecue sauce made with a secret ingredient: chocolate! The perfect balance of sweet & spicy. This is the best  barbecue sauce you will ever try!...

How to make coconut chips | Very Easy |

Unlike most other chips, you don’t need any oil to help these snacks crisp up. Because coconut has a naturally high fat content, the flakes naturally release their oils as they bake. Coconut contains a large amount of medium-chained fatty acids, which are readily used...

How To Make Mint Simple Syrup

As many of you know, mint is super easy to grow, and once it’s established, it tends to take over. So the million dollar question is: what do you do with a bountiful mint harvest? Well, thankfully, you got options folks. Lots of options. You can make homemade garden...

Catalan style lobster recipe

The Catalan lobster is a traditional Sardinian recipe and in particular from Alghero on the west coast of Sardinia. Sardinia, being close to Catalonia, took over many of Catalonian dishes. Sardinian cuisine is famous for its incredibly marvelous seafood dishes, which...

DIY Easter Chocolate Bird’s Nest

Happy Easter! Today, I’m showing you how to make individual chocolate covered pretzels shaped like a bird’s nest. This is less of a recipe and more of a food craft. It could be a great activity to do with your kiddos on Easter weekend, or maybe something you can...

DIY SUGAR Bowls (Easy Recipe)

DIY sugar bowls using balloons, these are amazingly beautiful and a perfect addition to your kids' birthday party 🙂 Now, if you've never made sugar bowls before it's actually quite simple. Making bowls out of sugar and balloons may not pave the way for your own...

Lace print bowls

These lace print bowls are so easy to make, and you can use them for all sorts of things from jewelry to keys! Cute & SO easy! This is a great project that you can make with your kids that require NO special skills! We used air drying clay – as it is something you...

DIY Pressed Flower Wall Art

Hi Crafters! One of my favorite things about springtime is seeing all of the flowers start to bloom, making the world so much more colorful after a drab winter. Unfortunately flowers don’t live forever, but you can preserve their beauty! This DIY is all about...

DIY Pom Pom cell phone case

Today’s project is a DIY Pom Pom cell phone case – so easy to make and such a cute adornment for your phone. I have been seeing these Pom Pom cell phone cases trending everywhere lately! This is such an easy craft to do yourself. No need to buy one, make your own! So...

Easy slime recipe without borax

I have a super simple and fun children’s craft idea for you to make -Slime! (without using Borax). Kids love slime and it is so simple and cheap to make! It’s awesome chemistry and a great hands on learning and sensory play activity too.. We used contact lens solution...

Hot Air Balloon Sewing Pattern

This is the perfect handmade addition to a baby’s room and is one of those pieces you just know will be treasured forever. Because this could easily become a keepsake, we would recommend using a good quality wool felt. To make this DIY baby mobile simply save the...

How to Cast 3D Miniatures

This post follows directly from the last one in which I featured one of the simplest ways of making a mould for a toy Gigi .. Check out my tutorial for mold making. Casting is a lot of fun and is very rewarding to see your little miniatures turn into multiple copies....

Paper feather collage wall art tutorial

Paper feather collage wall art tutorial. As a simple shape, a feather is really just a somewhat curvy, kinda long and skinny type shape. As having pattern, it really just looks like there are lots of fine downward pointing lines running the length of the center spine....

Last minute gift DIY

It’s not too late, even though it probably feels like it is. A quick run to a craft or hobby store and you can create a personal handmade gift that the recipient will never know you made in a pinch. A handmade family frame or any type of picture frame can be put...

World’s Easiest Silicone Mold – EASY and CHEAP

This is a really easy and fast way of making a silicone mold. You can quickly take casts of anything hard and durable and remove it when the silicone is set after about 1 hour! Then your mold is ready to go! This DIY is something I’ve been working on for ages! Being...

Twine Ball Light Garland

I’ve seen twine balls used for all sorts of purposes, from chandeliers to pretty table decor, so I thought I’d have a go at making a light garland using this idea. I wanted something that would create a really pretty lighting effect, but I also wanted the string to...

How to dry aromatic herbs

Do you have an abundance of beautiful herbs still growing in the garden and would love to continue enjoying them through out winter? Drying Herbs is a great solution. It is great to have dried herbs hanging close at hand that you can quickly trim and use in your...

DIY knot pillows

Knot pillows are trendy right now. You will not believe how simple it is to make. This knot pillow DIY version costs a whole lot less than a store bought pillow knot and only takes about an hour to make. We recently did a mini makeover in our ART studio and added a...

DIY Celtic Knot Pillow

When Anne and I get together we like to do fun projects. Our project of choice this time was a fun toss pillow that was tied into a celtic knot. We went with 1.5 yards (140cm) of material that was 56 inches (142cm) wide . We also bought some practice material of the...

How to make a trap for mosquitoes

In summer time, one of the main things that keeps people from enjoying their outdoor spaces is mosquitoes. Nothing ruins a backyard barbeque or even just a relaxing evening outside faster than a swarm of mosquitoes attacking your skin. While there are some solutions...

How to Choose the Best Lawn Mower

Summer is officially here, which means your lawn needs some tending to. If you're confused about what type of mower you need or you're just looking to justify the cost of upgrading, read on. Personal preference and budget play a pivotal role for many people when it...

Amazing White and Black Kids Room

Photpgraphy: Anne Stolow Design: Erin If you are hunting some ideas of perfect and best play room or nursery room for your kid then you are surely at right place!. My friend, Erin, kindly agreed to let me take pictures of her home and share them with you. Erin’s home...

HOW TO START A NEW LAWN FROM SEED

You’ve probably heard lots of advice from your neighbors. They probably say that starting a new lawn is hard work best left to professionals. Or you should bite the bullet and pay for sod. The fact is, you can save money and be successful starting a new lawn from...

How to Build a Walkway with Plastic Path Maker Mold

Making your own garden path is easy and saves you money! You may wonder why using a mold is better than buying ready-made pavers. Using a mold to make concrete pavers is a fun and easy way to create your own unique walkway or patio. It gives you complete freedom of...

Diy Round fabric laundry basket

I am so excited for the chance to share a New DIY with you today! You know when you have a picture in your head of how something will turn out and then it turns out EXACTLY that way? Well, this is that project for me. Plus it was SO EASY! (Sorry, I’ll stop yelling...

How to install a mosaic tile backsplash DIY

For 5000 years mosaics have been a popular decoration in bathhouses, palaces, and now your kitchen. Mosaics are small, glazed glass, stone, or tile pieces organized in a design or pattern. Tiling a backsplash above the counter is one of the easiest ways to upgrade an...

Custom Pop ART “DIY” Denim Jacket

I love customizing jackets. For me, it’s not only about having an item of clothing that I can wear with anything–it’s that it says something about me. As much as your personalized jacket is all about you, it can also be about being part of a group, sharing tastes and...

How to make faux cotton stems

Cotton stems are a fun addition to almost any home decor style and they work well for every season. But whether the stems are real or faux, they can be quite pricey.. More pricey than I would generally like to spend. Especially when I think I can make it myself. Here...

Shrink Pins with Recycled Plastic step by step

These DIY Pins are easy to make with plastic shrink film and are a whole lot of fun to wear! I’ve been building up my collection of enamel pins and patches lately – it’s so fun to add a little kitschy touch to your jacket or bag – so it was definitely time for a DIY...

DIY project with broken crayons

Hey there, Tatiana here again with some great ideas on using up all those broken crayons you have lying around the house. I’m sure you have TONS of broken crayons piling up and you’re sick of just throwing them out. this DIY is easy for the adults to make, and easier...

DIY Hourglass Clock Out of Light Bulbs

This project is intended for parents and children to build together, and have fun doing it. It'll get the kids get away from technology and will allow you to spend some quality time with them. Your kids will enjoy tinkering on this hourglass creation, with your input...

How to make a cool fidget spinner without bearings

I only learned what a fidget spinner was a few days before I actually tried to make one. And so, with just a small amount of knowledge of what I was doing I hit the craft store and came home with a plethora of items from the paper crafting section. Sitting down with...

DIY Macrame Hanging Jars

I thought I’d share a very easy D.I.Y. project with you – a simple Macramé Outdoor Lantern. A hanging jar would be perfect as a candle holder, lantern for any outdoor dinner parties you might have in the summer with friends. The only skill you need is tying a knot....

Upcycled Gift Wrap ideas

I'm in the process of getting my wrapping materials ready: recycled craft paper,  recycled shipping paper,  grocery bags, twine and dried flowers. .Don’t have wrapping paper lying around? It’s all good! Look around your house and see what you can find. Fabric? Crates?...

Engagement ring box DIY

This box uses regular cardboard that usually gets thrown away. It makes a sturdy box for storing small things, you can basically make it any size you like. it would make a great gift box for jewelry, or for storing different items. You will Need: cardboard (cereal...

Carving cork stamps DIY

I have fun plans for Valentines day cards this year, so i decide to make a heart stamp! If you have some old wine corks laying around you can easily carve your own little stamps! It's easy, fast (and free) way to make them yourself. You will need: Wine corks (flat and...

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Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Chocolate fondue is a fun and classic dessert that is as easy to make as it is to eat. It makes the perfect sweet treat for guests or as the ending to a dinner party because everyone can decide what they want to pair with their chocolate. Get creative with your...

Light Garland DIY

Hello and welcome to the blog today! Can you believe that October is here! We can now officially break out all our halloween + fall decor, and what a better way to start it off than making this easy cat garland! Halloween garlands are a great way to add some spooky...

Lace print bowls

These lace print bowls are so easy to make, and you can use them for all sorts of things from jewelry to keys! Cute & SO easy! This is a great project that you can make with your kids that require NO special skills! We used air drying clay – as it is something...

Custom Pop ART “DIY” Denim Jacket

I love customizing jackets. For me, it’s not only about having an item of clothing that I can wear with anything–it’s that it says something about me. As much as your personalized jacket is all about you, it can also be about being part of a group, sharing tastes...

How to make faux cotton stems

Cotton stems are a fun addition to almost any home decor style and they work well for every season. But whether the stems are real or faux, they can be quite pricey.. More pricey than I would generally like to spend. Especially when I think I can make it myself....

Shrink Pins with Recycled Plastic step by step

These DIY Pins are easy to make with plastic shrink film and are a whole lot of fun to wear! I’ve been building up my collection of enamel pins and patches lately – it’s so fun to add a little kitschy touch to your jacket or bag – so it was definitely time for a...

HOW TO APPLY PONYTAIL EXTENSIONS

A ponytail hair extension can add versatility to your hairstyles. Most "ponys" are attached to your hair with two or more clip-in combs and may include a hidden drawstring for added security. Those made with human hair tend to be more expensive, but allow greater...

How to Wear Clip-In Bangs

I get my extensions from Lace Wigs Buy, where bangs run about $27. They lay flat, and come in the perfect shape. I'm officially campaigning for every woman, no matter what kind of texture they may have, to invest in commitment-free clip-in bangs that are, of...

DIY Pressed Flower Wall Art

Hi Crafters! One of my favorite things about springtime is seeing all of the flowers start to bloom, making the world so much more colorful after a drab winter. Unfortunately flowers don’t live forever, but you can preserve their beauty! This DIY is all about...

How to dry aromatic herbs

Do you have an abundance of beautiful herbs still growing in the garden and would love to continue enjoying them through out winter? Drying Herbs is a great solution. It is great to have dried herbs hanging close at hand that you can quickly trim and use in your...

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