Fourth of July Faux Paper Sparklers

Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays. The craft, the food, and of course, the family getting together to celebrate our independence. Then, there’s the amazing fireworks display that we all look forward to. The kids just love them. So, to give the feel for the holiday a head start, we’re making paper sparklers. We’re excited to get started!

Fourth of July Faux Paper Sparklers

You can find the full tutorial at It Happens in A Blink.

Have you thought about your Fourth of July preparations already? Get your children involved with the decorations. You can just get these flags and let them place it around the house. Or you can get this crafting tool kit to make it easier for them to help.

My Crafty Kit

25 Crock Pot Summer Dessert Ideas

Summer is here and it’s too hot outside already. So we want to avoid the oven as much as we can. So for our summer dessert ideas, here are out top mouthwatering slow cooker recipes that will satisfy our sweet tooth without having to deal the heat of your oven.

25 Crock Pot Summer Dessert Ideas

Gingerbread Pudding Cake

Baked Apples

Angel Cake with Cherry Sauce

Rocky Road Chocolate Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Salted Caramel Cookie Bars

Strawberry Basil Jam

Ricotta Vanilla Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

Triple Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pudding Cake

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

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Father’s Day Gift Idea – Etched Glass Baseball Vase

Still thinking of the perfect Father’s Day gift idea? It’s not yet too late and you still have a week to prepare. Here is one crafty idea for a dad who loves sports: an etched glass baseball vase. Most likely, you can already find the materials in your home. A present that you made, he’ll surely be proud of it and he’ll think of you when he sees it on his office or work table.

Father's Day Gift Idea - Etched Baseball Glass

Learn how to make this craft at Madigane Made.

If you don’t have the time to make this craft, you can always get him a baseball ball and glove set. If he’s more of a video game player, then this MLB 2K13 is just right for him.

MLB 2K13

Upcycled Pitcher Planter

We all have that stuff in our house that we don’t know what to do with it anymore. Maybe it’s too old or damaged to have any use. Some people would just throw it away. But for an avid crafter, you can always repurpose anything. Just like an old pitcher perhaps. There are tons of ideas that you can do with it only if you give it a little of your love.

Upcycled Pitcher Planter

Go to Please Note for the full tutorial.

This project would catch anyone’s eye as it turns out really well. You can get a pitcher with a more elaborate design to decorate your home. Or get them in bulk for your porch or garden.

ceramic pitcher hen