Headline, Roundup-Ideas, Wearable Crafts »

[7 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 600 views]
10 Wearable Shark Crafts for Shark Week

Are you guys getting excited about watching some Shark Week next week? Get into it with some shark-themed wearables! We’ve got jewelry, accessories, and clothing ideas to help you do Shark Week right.

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Kids, Tutorials »

[7 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 327 views]
Tutorial: Shark-Bitten Flip-Flop Wreath

Crafty Shark Week, everybody! Make a cute poolside sign that says “Beware: Shark Infested Waters” and is made out of dollar store flip-flops that look like they’ve survived a shark attack! This wreath would be cute for a kids’ bathroom or nautical-themed bedroom too.

I was inspired to make this shark-bitten flip-flop wreath by a Shark Party Idea post I saw on Chickabug (who found it …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids, Man Crafts, Tutorials »

[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 265 views]
Tutorial: Shark Bite Picture Frame

Crafty Shark Week to you! Yesterday I sat down and got dollar store crafty with just a few bucks worth of supplies. This Shark Bite Picture Frame will set you back about ten cents! Maybe less, depending on your stash. It’s easy, quick, and cute. Ready to find out how to make it?

Materials Needed:

A piece of blue craft foam or card stock, on hand or …

$1 and Free, Headline, Kids »

[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 182 views]
Make Shark Footprint Art

Handprint and footprint art is not only fun, it also makes a unique memento with which to track your kids’ growth – and it makes great gifts for parents or grandparents!  Commemorate Shark Week this year with these clever footprint sharks by Stacey at Glued to My Crafts.  You could also use fabric paint for this project and use the idea to decorate t-shirts or …

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts »

[5 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,068 views]
Tutorial: DIY Shark Socks

Hooray, it’s shark week at DSC!  I love to see what fun ideas and projects the team comes up with.  Shark projects can run the spectrum from scary to silly to chic, and the idea I have for you today definitely falls in the “silly” category, with a nod to how scary sharks are.

Admit it, haven’t we all worried about critters nibbling on our toes …

$1 and Free, Accessories, Headline, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts »

[4 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 384 views]
Tutorial: Easy Shark Pin

Shark-y accessories are fun no matter your age – and this one is really easy!  I love crafts using all the little wooden shapes they sell at the craft store, and I think that using these little round discs gives this shark a Pac Man-ish look.  There are a bunch of ways you could vary this project to make it as simple or as complex …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids »

[3 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 329 views]
Make Recycled Canister Sharks

It’s that time of year again – our annual Crafty Shark Week!  Are you ready for tons of shark-y fun?  We’re kicking it off with these recycled canister sharks by Kara at The Joys of Boys.  She created them to use as Valentine treat holders, but they’re also great just because.  It’s a great use for things like drink mix containers, mini Pringles cans, or …

$1 and Free, Headline, Kids, Party Crafts »

[2 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 803 views]
Make a Yard Yahtzee Game

It’s getting down to the end of summer – but it’s still not too late for some back yard summer fun!  And what’s more fun than a classic game, like Yahtzee?  Emily at Nap Time Creations made a super-sized version of the game out of a 4×4 post cut into squares.  (This would be a great use for post scraps left over after building a deck!) …

Decor, Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 3,198 views]
10 DIY Wall Art Ideas

I love the way a new piece of wall art can change the feel of a whole room. These are some simple wall art ideas that you can make on the cheap without looking like they were made on the cheap. That can be our little secret.

Headline »

[31 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | 910 views]
DIY School Lunch: Helping Kids Pack Healthy Meals

I’m gonna be honest with you and admit that I dislike packing lunches every morning. It’s one of my most-loathed chores. This year, my boys are old enough to take on the task themselves (in fact, I am not making this up, they are right this minute packing their own snacks up into a backpack for a trip outside to play.)
I have a three-part plan …

Headline, Recipes »

[30 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,383 views]
Recipe: Dark Chocolate Fudgy Brownie

(Our food contributor Stacy from Fancy Shanty brings us another phenomenal recipe today!)

We like to kick off the new school year with a sweet and special treat for the teachers and staff to say welcome back, we missed you! This Dark Chocolate Fudgy Brownie recipe will surely score points galore making you the number one mom at school, plus it tastes great with a morning …