Autumn Sun Catchers

Tutorial on creating wax paper sun catchers in leaf shape.

Last week I had the pleasure of doing my first first ever craft guest post at The Experimental Home.  I wanted to keep it kid friendly and Autumn themed to blend with both of our website missions.  Laura graciously invited me to share these fall leaf sun catchers while making an awesome Spider Tutorial for Craft Thyme: My guest post and can be found at The Experimental Home in it’s entirety, but I have now added the instructions here as well. First, I wanted to touch on one awesome thing I learned! I can craft with my kids and collaboratively … Read more…

Homemade Window Frosting

Ever seen the spray frosting for windows in a can? Yeah, I’m not sure how white spatter looks at all like ice crystals or even window frost for that matter. I wanted to find a good/cheap alternative to get the icy frost on the front door sidelights for the Christmas tour. After researching and tinkering I found a pretty good recipe: 1 bottle of beer (12 oz) Don’t tell Patrick I sacrificed on of his babies! 6 heaping tablespoons of Epsom salt Total cost: $4 (will cover a lot of window panes) Mix the beer and Epsom salt and let … Read more…