Thanksgiving Craft: No-Sew Handprint Turkey Chair Cover

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This Thanksgiving craft turns a handprint keepsake into a beautiful and fun Thanksgiving decoration. Create a handprint turkey chair cover for each member of your family using his or her handprint. I guarantee that this Thanksgiving craft will be a family favorite for years to come.   This post may contain affiliate links, which means that I get a small commission from any sale made Continue Reading

Homemade Projector: For Crafting, the Classroom & More

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Have you ever wanted to do a craft or classroom project that required you to project an image on the wall to blow it up and trace it? For a recent project, handprint turkey chair covers, I needed to create a large pattern of my son's handprint so that I could cut it out of felt. The only options that I knew of were to take the image to a copy shop or buy an expensive projector. I really didn't Continue Reading

DIY Thanksgiving Wreath

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In the past, I have never really decorated for the holidays. This year, I decided to decorate for all of the holidays. Unfortunately, I don't have the budget to buy all of the lovely decorations available in the store. So, I set about making my own. The first decoration I made was my Halloween wreath. In doing so, I created a basic wreath that I can modify as the seasons/holidays change. Once Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Craft: Soda Can Pilgrim Woman

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Make this adorable Thanksgiving craft using a recycled soda can. This soda can pilgrim woman would make a lovely addition to your Thanksgiving decor - maybe as a part of your Thanksgiving centerpiece. This post may contain affiliate links, which means that I get a small commission from any sale made using those links. My mortgage lender and power company thank you in advance for your Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Craft: Soda Can Pilgrim Man

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Are you looking for a fun Thanksgiving craft? Maybe a unique Thanksgiving decoration for your house... one that none of your friends will have? If so, gather up those old soda cans and turn them into pilgrims. This craft would be fun to do with the kids. Even younger kids can do some of the cutting. Just make sure that the person handling the hot glue gun is old enough to know how to use Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: No-Sew Skeleton Halloween Costume (In Under 30 Minutes for Under $10)

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Isaac is fascinated with bones. It all started when he was diagnosed with Perthes disease when he was 3 1/2 years old. Since then, he has had x-rays every 3 months. At first, he was terrified of the x-ray machine. However, after seeing the x-rays, he was fascinated. Now, every time he gets an x-ray, we get a copy so that Isaac can "show off his bones." Considering this fascination with Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: Homemade Charlie Brown and Linus Halloween Costumes (Cheap and Easy)

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When my son Ike was a baby, something about him reminded me of Charlie Brown. At one point, we even called him "the little round-headed kid." So, when his first Halloween rolled around, I knew we had to dress him as Charlie Brown. This costume is so simple to make. All it takes is a pair of black pants, a yellow t-shirt (or onesie), and a roll of black Duck tape. You may even have all of Continue Reading