Cutting an Air Rocket with your Silhouette

shooting off air rockets

Earlier this month, we went on a giant 2-week road trip, which included a visit with my Aunt, Uncle, and 2 cousins. My cousins are 8 and 10, and my 5 year old absolutely loves visiting them. It was his one request this summer. I love hanging out with them as well. They are fun, creative kids. I brought some craft supplies along to play with, including my Silhouette (doesn't everyone take their Silhouette on vacation?) I have the Designer Edition of the Silhouette software, and LOVE getting … [Continue reading...]

Craft Lightning Camp Crafts – Day 5 Roundup

Sleeping Bag Potlatch

It is the final day of our Craft Lightning week - a week filled with crafts that can be done in 15 minutes or less. My crafting partner for Craft Lightning is Angie from The Country Chic Cottage, and each morning both she and I have been sharing a fun and fast camp craft - and each evening we've been sharing with you camp crafts from our blogging friends. If you've missed anything so far, check out Day 1 Camp Crafts, Day 2 Camp Crafts, Day 3 Camp Crafts, and Day 4 Camp Crafts. Let's get to … [Continue reading...]

Simple Painted Magnet Frames

simple wooden magnet frame

This is the last craft in our Craft Lightning Camp Crafts series! All week long, Angie from The Country Chic Cottage and I have been sharing camp-inspired crafts, and each evening, we’ve been sharing camp-inspired crafts from others around the internet! In case you missed any, here are the roundups from Day 1, Day 2, […]

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Craft Lightning Camp Crafts – Day 4 Roundup


We’re nearing the end of Craft Lightning week, and we have some more great camp craft ideas to share with you! Angie from The Country Chic Cottage and I put on this week-long Craft Lightning series, and this week the theme is camp crafts!   Laura from Laura Kelly Designs made a quick and fun […]

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Pony Bead Bracelet

make a pony bead bracelet

Digging into a bucket of pony beads always reminds me of summer camp. So when we decided to dedicate this Craft Lightning week to Camp Crafts, and create camp-inspired crafts that can be made in 15 minutes or less, I knew I would be whipping up a simple pony bead bracelet. This one is easy […]

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Craft Lightning Camp Crafts – Day 3 Roundup

campfire wishing stones

We’re halfway through our Camp Crafts week – fast crafts that take 15 minutes or less, this week with a camp crafts theme. I’ve been loving all the Craft Lightning Camp Crafts so far this week – they take me back to my days at camp as a kid. Here are today’s awesome fast camp […]

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Camp Style Tie Dye Stained Glass

tie dye stained glass

Yesterday, as part of our Craft Lightning Craft Camp, I shared with you simple and easy less-mess tie dye. Because I loved dying shirts at camp. Today I wanted to bring dye into another part of craft camping… because most of the craft huts I’ve seen at camps only have a limited amount of supplies, […]

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Harry Potter Time Turner Necklace

Harry Potter Time Turner Inspired Necklace

Are you nuts about Harry Potter? I’ve read the books twice (working on a third time – this time to my son), and love to watch the movies late at night, especially while doing some late night crafting. I love all of the wonderful wizarding world happenings in the movies – traveling by flu powder, […]

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Craft Lightning Craft Camp – Day 2 Roundup

painted pencils

It is day 2 of Craft Lightning Craft Camp – a whole week of camp crafts that can be made in 15 minutes or less! Angie from the Country Chic Cottage and I are sharing a fun, fast camp-inspired craft each morning, and each evening we’re rounding up crafts from our friends around blogland!   […]

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Less Mess Tie Dye with kids

Less Mess Tie Dye with Kids - so smart!

To me, camp means tie dye. I didn’t get to tie dye every time I went to camp, but it really was one of my favorite activities. One of my favorite camp photos is from a Girl Scout Day Camp where we all wore tie dye camp shirts. So, when trying to re-create traditional camp […]

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