Category: Crafts

Melted Crayon Art DIY Christmas Ornaments!

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Melted Crayon Art DIY Christmas Ornaments!

Want to make a craft this weekend with your kiddos? I sure do! Be sure to take a look at this fun Melted Crayon Art DIY Christmas Ornaments post! These ornaments look so easy and fun to make. I haven’t made this yet, but this do-it-yourself project would be perfect before decorating our Christmas tree. If you’d like to make these beautiful ornaments for your tree as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready:

For a complete list of materials and directions on making this fun project, be sure to visit the Heathered Nest Webpage for more details. Let us know in the comments if you’ve made crafts like this, because we’d love to hear from you.

Apple Cider Float Recipe!

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Apple Cider Float Recipe!

I absolutely love the fall and winter season, especially because of apple cider! I recently discovered this Apple Cider Float Recipe, which tastes like heaven. My family has probably had three to four of these floats over the past month, each. In my opinion, nothing is better than apple cider. Does this recipe sound yummy to you too? If so, you’ll need to have the following ingredients ready, if making this as well:

  • Sparkling Apple Cider
  • Fresh Local Apple Cider
  • French Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Whipped Cream – Optional
  • Apple Slice – Optional
  • Ground Cinnamon – Optional
  • Cinnamon Stick – Optional
  • Caramel Sauce – Optional

For more directions on making this float, be sure to visit the Domestically Blissful Webpage for further details. Let us know what fall recipes you’ve been making lately.

Homemade Shower Jellies!

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Homemade Shower Jellies!

I am pleased to announce that I’ve done this do-it-yourself project and it is amazing! Make these Homemade Shower Jellies this weekend, because you’ll love them! From experience, I love using these shower jellies because they are simple and inexpensive to make. If you’d like to make these jellies as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready at home:

  • 1 package gelatin
  • ⅔ Cup Hot Water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup body wash or bubble bath

How did you think of this DIY project and how did yours turn out? Let us know, we love to hear from our readers! For additional directions on how to make these shower disks, visit the My Frugal Adventures Webpage!

Homemade Muscle Rub With Essential Oils For Muscle Pain!

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Homemade Muscle Rub With Essential Oils For Muscle Pain!

Do you ever have achy muscles at night? If so, you need to make this Homemade Muscle Rub With Essential Oils For Muscle Pain! I made this remedy for my husband last week and it worked wonderfully.  As a construction worker, he gets bad shoulder pain. Long story short, he loved this homemade rub. If you’d like to make this muscle rub as well, be sure to have the following ingredients ready:

  • 3 oz. beeswax pastilles (or a brick, which you will need to chop up)
  • 4 tbsp. Coconut oil
  • 4 tsp. sweet almond oil
  • 15 drops pure rosemary essential oil
  • 15 drops pure marjoram essential oil
  • 10 drops pure lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops pure lemongrass essential oil
  • Water

For more directions on making this muscle rub, be sure to visit the Midwest Modern Momma Webpage for more details. Let us know your thoughts on this rub in the comment section below.

3D Paper Plate Christmas Tree Project!

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3D Paper Plate Christmas Tree Project!

Want to make a holiday craft with your kiddos this weekend? If so, you should take a look at this 3D Paper Plate Christmas Tree Project! This is a great way for your children to express their creativity at home. Plus, sometimes your kids will make strange-looking trees, which is fun to see. If you’d like to make this festive craft with your children as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready:

  • Paper Plate
  • Green Paint
  • PVA Glue
  • Sequins / Pom-poms / Buttons etc
  • Glitter
  • Stapler
  • Glue Stick

PS: I was able to find all of these supplies at my local Dollar Tree, which saved me lots of money!

If you’d like further instruction on making this project, be sure to visit the Arty Crafty Kids Webpage for more details. Let us know your thoughts on this project in the comment section below. We’d love to know your thoughts.

Bath Salts for Cold and Flu!

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Bath Salts for Cold and Flu!

During the colder months, I always like to try different bath salts to prevent the cold and flu! This year, I tried this Bath Salts for Cold and Flu Recipe. Long story short, I loved these bath salts! Nothing is better than eucalyptus oil and vanilla. I plan on making these bath salts again and giving them to my in-laws! You must try this new recipe! Here are the supplies you’ll need:

  • 1 cup Epsom salt or sea salt
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • 3 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 8 drops vanilla extract
  • Green food coloring if desired

Let us know if you enjoyed these bath salts in the comments below, because we’d love to know. For more directions on making these salts, be sure to visit the Your Beauty Blog for more details.

Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY!

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Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY!

Do you have extra mason jars at home? If so, there are tons of crafts you can make with them! I recently found this Mason Jar Tissue Holder DIY project and was inspired. I plan on making some of these tissue holders for my home, because I have tons of unused mason jars. Plus, these tissue holders look so much nicer than the paper ones. Don’t you agree? If you’d like to make this project as well, be sure to have the following supplies ready:

  • Mason jar
  • Mason jar lid
  • Scissors
  • X-acto knife
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Glue stick
  • Hammered bronze Rust-Oleum spray paint
  • Craft Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Stick on craft embellishments
  • Tissue

PS: If you do not have any mason jars at home, head to your local thrift store and pay next to nothing for them!

For additional directions on how to make this craft, be sure to visit The Happy Housewife Webpage! Let us know what projects you’ve made with your family, we love to hear from our readers.