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Scout Key Chains – Teaching the Law

Scout Key Chains – Teaching the Law

The project was originally a SWAP Project that I modified for a cute keepsake and reminder of the Girl Scout Law. My girls are 5-7 year olds since this was our first project I was unsure of their skill level.  I wanted to make it as pain free and easy as possible for both them … Continue reading

Painting Pumpkins 2012

This is the first year both kids wanted to paint pumpkins (which me very happy.)  Last year only Booga painted a pumpkin and the princess’s pumpkin died on our kitchen table.  The princess really wants to enter her pumpkin into a contest at school, she decided to paint the Lorax on her pumpkin.  Booga decided … Continue reading

Back to School – “Glitter” Personalization

Back to School – “Glitter” Personalization

Every year I go through the same thing personalizing school supplies.  Our school has a pretty strict dress code including clear or mesh backpacks which are really hard to personalize.  I always have visions of my daughter coming home with another child’s backpack because they all look the same.  I know the teachers really appreciate … Continue reading

Personalizing a Clear Backpack

Personalizing a Clear Backpack

We have several clear backpacks around our house because it is a requirement of our school district.  One of the ones we got when the Princess entered into Pre-K was a “Thomas Blue” trim backpack.  I love to personalize items for my kids for several reasons.  One it makes it easier to find when in … Continue reading

Travel Crafting Box

Travel Crafting Box

I can say I have never in my life taken this much time to plan for anything (I planned my wedding in 2 months, no lie) but I have been planning this list for close to 8 months now.  I will say having our A/C die a fiery death last week really helped me figure … Continue reading

Bottle Cap Wind Chimes for Sakura Design Team

Bottle Cap Wind Chimes for Sakura Design Team

For this Design Team Project for Sakura we had to take  bottle caps from The Bottle Cap Company to create an object.  I decided to create a wind chime with the Princess’s help.  She love the fact she got to use the Mixers and her new butterfly punch.  I am happy I created a wind chime that actually … Continue reading

Puppet Supply Box

We have been frequenting the library quite a bit this summer and one of the books I checked out was, “Simple Puppets from Everyday Materials” by Barbara MacDonald Buetter.  I thought this would be fun to make one or two puppets with the Princess, I had not planned on making every puppet in the book … Continue reading

Freezer Paper Stencil Chuck Close T-Shirt

Freezer Paper Stencil Chuck Close T-Shirt

Booga has a small obsession – okay a HUGE obsession with the artist Chuck Close.  It started Tuesday when we visited the local library and I grabbed a NEW book on Chuck Close – Chuck Close Facebook.  Little did I know this book would start an obsession.  I looked through the book (relaxing on the … Continue reading

Subtraction Girl – Super Hero Cape

Subtraction Girl – Super Hero Cape

When you have a princess and a Booga there is never a dull moment.  The other day the princess said, “Mom I am a super hero and I need a cape.” Me:  “What is your super hero name?” Her:  “Subtraction Girl!  I also need a logo on my cape.  You make great logos mom!”  (Buttering … Continue reading