Holiday Crafts

Cutest Mother’s Day gift that kids will love to make

Mother’s day is one of the prettiest holidays: everything is blooming, the weather is finally getting nice and warm, and all the most beautiful crafts we get to do through the entire year – are not only for us to try, but also perfectly recyclable as mothers’, grandma’s, aunt’s, cousin’s birthday gifts… or just a [...]

Quick, fun and easy Mother’s Day craft: celery stump bouquet.

“Mom, who did you say was your mom? Grandma?! No waaaay!” Who is whose mom and dad are our frequent discussions. It is adorably weird for my little ones to believe, that mom and dad once have been so little, that grandma had to take care of them. And the thought that once they actually [...]

Fantastic handmade Halloween costumes. 3 costumes in 20 minutes!

This is a story how one overtired, underslept, perilous mom discovered a way to make three fabulous! matching! costumes for three fabulous! adventurous! brothers (and a neighbor’s kid) for a fraction of a price and under 20 minutes! Nighttime. Owl-eyed mama clutching a computer mouse as she sleepily flips through the internet. Halloween is right [...]

Father’s Day craft – reflection art

This year turned out particularly fruitful for our Father’s Day projects. This one my kids enjoyed so much, that we did it three times: once for my niece’s dance performance congratulations-card from the boys, once for a New Year commemorative plaque, and now – for a Dad’s Big Day surprise! The most fun part of [...]

Father’s Day craft: letter painting with masking tape

Father’s Day gifts are always more challenging then mom’s: no flowers, no glitter, no pretty sweet little things… I personally find any woman easier to find or make a gift then almost any man. And when it comes to Dad… our very own dear Dad!.. We need something sweet, cute and yet manly. And something [...]

Mother’s Day craft: adorable hand print flowers

I am always having a weird feeling around Mother’s Day: that’s one holiday I never get a perfect gift. The “Mom” projects that kids get to do in school are surely cute, but they often lack imagination component, and always lack personality. That is my kid’s personality. I don’t mind getting messy, weird looking and [...]