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‘T H A N K F U L’ Banner

This year I made a ‘T H A N K F U L’ banner I’d like to show you. The beauty of this banner is that you can resize it to fit the space you have available, so don’t feel forced to use my measurements. This banner can also be spaced differently, bringing the pieces closer or setting them further apart. Continue reading ‘T H A N K F U L’ Banner

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Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey

The book explains the types of pumpkins and gourds that are best for carving, and which sizes are good for different kinds of patterns, as well as how to choose the best quality ones for carving and other projects. It is very informative, showing… Continue reading Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey

Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright November 2016.

Holiday Tag Ornament Sets Using Sharpie Extreme Markers

I don’t know about you, but for me crafting is a way to de-stress. Creating melts away any negative feelings, allowing me to relax and enjoy what I’m doing. It also is a good way to acquire gifts and decorations, as well as home decor. When the Sharpie team contacted me about coming up with projects for my wrapping needs, I was already thinking about … Continue reading Holiday Tag Ornament Sets Using Sharpie Extreme Markers

Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright November 2016.

Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas Using Sharpie Extreme Markers

Okay everyone, it’s time to get crafty for the holidays. The Sharpie team recently contacted me, wondering if I wanted to get crafty while using the Sharpie Extreme markers and I, of course, said yes! I love doing crafts, and had just begun to think about what I was going to do for Yule and Christmas. Yup, we celebrate two holidays, and both are very … Continue reading Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas Using Sharpie Extreme Markers

4 Spring Crafts for Daycare Children by Shannon L. Buck

(Originally published to Y! Contributor Network. Save money by asking families for donations, picking items up on clearance, at yard sales, or at thrift stores, and by repurposing old items you may have at home.) 4 Spring Crafts for Daycare Children Simple crafts provide children with the opportunity to successfully create decorations and gifts. These ideas will provide your daycare children with the opportunity to … Continue reading 4 Spring Crafts for Daycare Children by Shannon L. Buck

Repurposing Odds and Ends from a Scrapbook Hobby by Shannon L. Buck

(Previously published on Y! Contributor Network. Repurposing enables you to save money on crafting supplies.) Repurposing Odds and Ends from a Scrapbook Hobby Scrapbooking is a fun activity that generates a lot of scraps. These can be repurposed for other projects, by the scrapbooker or someone else. By repurposing these items, you are sending less waste to the landfill and saving money on future scrapbook … Continue reading Repurposing Odds and Ends from a Scrapbook Hobby by Shannon L. Buck

Make a Simple Scrapped Pencil Holder by Shannon L. Buck

(Using scraps from other projects and a recycled aluminum can will save you money on this project. Previously published on Y! Contributor Network.) Make a Simple Scrapped Pencil Holder A pencil holder will organize more than just pencil. You can also place markers, highlighters or pens in one. This project is simple to accomplish, and the finished product will aid you in organizing your office … Continue reading Make a Simple Scrapped Pencil Holder by Shannon L. Buck

4 Summer Craft Ideas for Older Children and Teens by Shannon L. Buck

(To save money on craft supplies, keep scraps, stock up during clearance sales, and pick things up at thrift shops and yard sales. Also, collect items from nature. Previously published to Y! Contributor Network.) 4 Summer Craft Ideas for Older Children and Teens Summertime crafts often involve the use of seashells. They also include representations of bees, butterflies and dragonflies. All of these items make … Continue reading 4 Summer Craft Ideas for Older Children and Teens by Shannon L. Buck