Monday, December 13, 2010

Christmas Pot Sitter

What you need:
*Small Clay Pot
*Fresh Greens
*Ribbon For Bow
*Floral Oasis For In Pot
*Floral Wire
*Foil (or Aluminum foil)
*Fake berries & other shiny materials

What to do:
* Cut small piece of oasis big enough to fit into the clay pot and soak in water. Wrap with foil or put aluminum foil around it
* Place piece of oasis into pot. Then taking a pencil or something with a point poke holes into the top of the oasis.
* Take the greens and shove them into the oasis in the holes you just made. Fill pot with different greens.
* Take and make a small bow with ribbon and to attach the bow to the clay pot wrap with wire and stick into the pot.
* Can also use fake berries and other decorations to add color to the pot

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Turkey Craft

What you need:
* Large Pine Cone
* 3 1/2" Clay Pot
* Orange Foam Paper
* Brown Foam Paper
* Red Foam Paper
* Yellow Foam Paper
* Black Felt
* Feathers
* Google Eyes
* Cup

What to do:
1. Take and place pine cone into clay pot so that point side of pine cone is facing up towards the sky like a Christmas tree.
2. Take the brown foam paper and place a cup upside down and use as a stencil to make a round circle for the head of the turkey.
3. Use the orange foam paper to make a triangle for the beak and also to make two feet
4. Use the red foam paper to make a waddle for the turkey.
5. Cut out a hat with the black felt
6. Glue the eyes, nose, waddle and hat to the brown head
7. Set the head aside
8. Take and glue the two foam feet to the bottom of the pot so that the feet are sticking out a little bit from under the pot
9. Take and with the yellow foam cut out two wings
10. Glue the yellow wings to the side of the pine cone
11. Take and glue the feathers on the back of the pine cone
12. Take and after letting dry a little bit, glue the head onto the pine cone
13. Let everything dry

Monday, September 20, 2010

Leaf Print Shirts

What You Need:
* White T-Shirt or Colored T-Shirt
* Leaves in all shapes & sizes
* Shirt Paint
* Paper Plates
* Paint Brushes

What to do:
* Take and squeeze paint onto a plate
* Take leaf and dip one side into paint or you can paint the paint on with paint brushes
* Take and put the painted side of the leaf onto the shirt and push down hard
* Lift up leaf and go onto another leaf
* Let shirt dry 24 hours before wearing
* Sometimes paint seeps through to other side of shirt you can prevent this by placing a piece of newspaper or even a garbage bag on the inside of the shirt while its laying flat.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

What you need:
  • Large Pine Cone
  • Bird Seed
  • Peanut Butter
  • String
  • Plastic Knife
  • Plastic dish
What to do:
  • Tie string to pine cone as a hanger
  • Take plastic knife and spread peanut butter all over pine cone. Including bottom and top
  • Pour the bird seed into the plastic dish
  • Take and put your peanut butter covered pine cone in the dish with the bird seed and roll it around. Make sure that everything is covered
  • Then hang outside for birds to enjoy

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Fairy Garden

What you need:
Shallow Container (saucer or flat dish)
Succulent flowers (flowers that stay small)
Small saucer/bowl for a pond
Craft supplies or your hearts desire for decorations

Fill container will soil and plant flowers. Arrange saucer for pond. Place sticks/rocks or decorations as you wish. Watch the fairy's come and play!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Critter Flower Pot

What you need:
3 inch clay pot -Soil
Giggly Eyes -Glue
PomPoms -Pipe Cleaners
Pansy, or your choice of flowers

Place soil in pot, plant flower. Glue on eyes and pompom (nose). Bend Pipe cleaner in half, glue a pompom ball on each end for feet. Place bent pipe cleaner in hole of bottom of pot.

Easter Basket Craft

What you need:
Plastic Easter basket with handle
Pansy or any choice of flowers
Easter decorations and Easter grass

Fill basket with soil and add plants. Use Easter grass to cover soil. Finish with Easter decorations.