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Archive for September, 2006

Crafts for Boys: Make a “Boffer”- Make a Safe Sword

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Of course girls can make these to- instead of saying this is a crafts for boys I should say a craft that boys might be interested in. I do avoid sexual stereo-typing but experience has shown me that not too many boys enjoy scrap booking or bead making as much as girls. Wow- did kids […]

Make Your Own Braided Area Rug from Fabric Scraps

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Wow- how cool is this! I think I may try this with a group of kids- making an area rug with fabric scraps! Remember the old fashion rugs your great grandmother had- or ones you see in a cozy cottage? Well You can make your own area rug just like it. This site has quite […]

Start Gimp/Boondoogle on Keychain Ring

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Boondoggle Project- Key Ring Hardest thing about starting a “plastic lacing ” ( or gimp/scoubidou/boondoggle – whatever ita called! ) project is starting it- it can be a bit intimidating. Using diagram below- this is how your attach your boondoggle project to a key ring. When you get length you want- use a glue gun […]

Best Candle Fragrance Oils- Cajun Candle Scents

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

I have been making my own candles for almost 5 years now. I pretty much stick to soy container candles or pillar mold candles. The container candles are great to have around as little hostess gifts year round and make perfect stocking stuffers or last minute gifts . I have made soy container candles several […]