Tissue Box Monster

Halloween Kid’s Craft: How to Make a Tissue Box Monster I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my monster from his slab began to rise And suddenly to my s…

Hollow Book Safe How To

How to Hollow Out a Book to Make a Secret Book Safe Arguably, “vintage” is anything 50 years or older while “antique” is considered anything that is 100 years or older.  The difference between the two…

Easy Coffee Filter Paper Flowers

How to make easy coffee filter paper flowers plus how to color coffee filters. Ever since I purchase a reusable plastic coffee filter, I have had extra paper coffee filters in my cupboard.   I took th…

Brown Paper Bag Gift Wrapping

My daughter has a birthday party to attend coming up. It’s for three sisters, Ruby, Rosey, and Reyna. We bought them their gifts the other day but I neglected to get gift bags or gift boxes. So, while…

How to Make Paper Mache Bowls

It has been probably since grade school that I attempted a paper mache project.  I wanted to show my daughter how to do it, so I decided to show her how to make paper mache bowls the other day.  I pai…

How to Make Cotton Stems

Last weekend I went to the Junk in the Trunk flea market in Pomona, CA.  I had so much fun and found some pretty cool treasures. I noticed as I walked around that several of the booths had these cotto…

Recycled Jar Pumpkin Lantern

I took my daughter to the library last week for the Junior Explorer’s Book Club.  In it they made these adorable recycled jar pumpkin lanterns.  The kids enjoyed it so much that I just HAD to share it…