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Free Star Wars Inspired Easter Stickers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 25, 2016 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Freebies, Holidays and Observances, Printables
Star Wars Inspired Free Printable Stickers

As a big Star Wars fan with a son who is even a bigger fan married to a man who is even a BIGGER fan… well, we love all things Star Wars in my home. The most recent movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was incredible and has us excited for Star Wars VIII to […]

Easy DIY Halloween Candlestick Frames

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 29, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Holidays and Observances
diy Halloween frames - easy Halloween craft ideas

If you’re looking for a last minute Halloween craft idea, these easy DIY Halloween candlestick frames are easy and cheap. If you’re like me and don’t want to spend a lot of money on something you put out for approximately a month a year, these frames are it. You can use them year after year […]

Paid in Full Coin Cross Craft an Easy DIY for Kids

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 20, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Children, DIY
Paid in Full Coin Cross Craft - DIY Christian craft

If you are looking for some family fun Christian crafts, this Paid in Full Coin Cross craft is perfect. It’s a great DIY craft for Vacation Bible School, Sunday School class, and would be an ideal craft for Easter.  FIY, if you happen to click on one of the links and make a purchase, I […]

Teacher Appreciation – Say it with Flowers

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 7, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Health and Fitness, Wordless Wednesday
flower pot from a watering can teacher appreciation idea

This is Teacher Appreciation week at my son’s school and today is flower day. It could be a single flower from you own garden, a bunch of wildflowers, a flower(s) from your local grocery store or flowers delivered from a florist. Just show your appreciation for your teacher with flowers. Here’s one of the things […]

Scrap Paper Egg Cups Craft for Easter

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 19, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Fun, Holidays and Observances, How To
DIY Easter Egg Cups Craft blogbydonna.com

Are you looking for a unique Easter craft? These scrap paper egg cups are the perfect weekend project. Easy and inexpensive to make, these scrap paper egg cups are a great way to add some color and fun to your Easter table. If you are hosting an Easter brunch, or just want some Easter charm […]

DIY T-Shirt Scrap Headband Tutorial

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 8, 2014 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, DIY, How To

I don’t necessarily call myself a crafty person. I do enjoy DIY home projects, but arts and crafts aren’t typically my thing. That is unless… it’s easy. Here’s an easy DIY T-Shirt scrap headband tutorial that’s fun, and if you have girls, they can make their own. You can use any color combination you want. […]

Top Five Kids Springtime Craft Ideas!

Guest Post Image by Ryan McFarland Spring bank holidays and half terms can be a stressful period of time when you are trying to find ways of occupying your children. Here are few craft ideas that will help to keep them out of trouble and get them in the springtime mood! Festive Masks Kids love […]

How to Use Your Family Photography in a Fun Way

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 18, 2012 | Categories: Arts and Crafts, Children, Photography

Guest Post Image Source The task of perfectly capturing your child’s face on film can feel daunting. With their constant movement and running around, you may find it difficult to create the perfect photo to use around your house or as a gift. For family photography that’s fun and fast, many people head to the […]