Mother's Day is a day set aside to remind our mothers that we appreciate and love them. It's the day we spend time and energy going out of our way to be sure our Mom's know their love and value in our lives. Each of us have our own way of showing that appreciation with lunches, gifts, phone calls, and little bits of things we make. These five crafts are simple and quick ideas that will let her . . .
Aren't those the cutest haystacks you ever did see?? These are an easy, inexpensive idea for your fall table. You can get these made up very easily in a few minutes and they add so much to your fall table. And, because of how easy they are they make a perfect craft idea for children. Let's get to the tutorial: Materials: paper tubes (1 per namecard) colored twine tags (you can cut . . .
Summer is here and with it comes all sorts of festivities, and we made these great confetti poppers to help us celebrate. Graduation parties have started, barbecues can be heard and smelled from our apartment, and Fourth of July is less than a month away! Yes, the summer festivities are in full swing. You won't find us complaining. We love summer. Especially in . . .
Well, can you believe it's the end of September?? That went by fast!! But, I'm enjoying the cooler weather, the kids in school, and the cozy drinks!! No, who am I kidding...I'm dreading winter. Let's be honest, shall we? Winter kind of stinks. But, fall? Fall is gorgeous! Before I get to the who's who and what what that happened here on NellieBellie this month I wanted to update you a bit on my . . .
Christmas is coming and here in Wisconsin it is a rare, rare thing indeed to not have a White Christmas. But, I am sadly aware that many of you are in warmth, with beaches and palm trees. First of all, no sympathy. Not happening. Suntan lotion, cabana boys, and girly drinks sound pretty heavenly! But…at Christmas time there is something magical about Wisconsin and snow. They just go together. Like . . .
This mini bow and arrow tutorial is adorable! I adore it. This is one I had done last year. I'm improving the post and pictures and bringing it back. Because, it's just too cool! necessary supplies for the mini bow and arrow: popsicle sticks fishing line (you can use floss, too) q-tips. Tools you need: craft knife or other sharp knife bowl of water Okay. Here we go... You need to soak . . .
These Quick & Easy gilded animal bookends make my heart beat a little faster and my smile a bit bigger. They are one of those craft ideas I came up with randomly and didn't realize how much I would love them until they were finished. But they are absolutely fantastic! I love how they take something as simple as a few blocks of wood and toy animals and turn them into . . .