Eraser Ring Bible Verse Valentine

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Here’s the second free printable for Valentine’s Day this year! I think they turned out so cute. And what makes it worth my time is the fact that my girls absolutely love them!
They can’t wait to be able to hand them out to their friends. So here’s the printable for the Eraser Ring Valentine I promised when I posted the pencil valentine last week.

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Supplies:

Cardstock to print valentine

Scissors

Twine

Eraser Rings (From Walmart)

Tape

Valentines Eraser Ring Printable

Print the Valentines off on Cardstock. Cut them out and let your child sign their name. Cut a hole to use to tie on the ring with twine.

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I had planned on making 2 holes and tying the twine on the top. But this was as far as my hole punch would reach. So I just taped the pieces to the back.

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I think this worked out just as well if not better to be honest. But you can do it whichever way you like best. Now turn it over and you’re done!

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Be sure to check out my Free Pencil Valentine Printables as well if you haven’t already! They all turned out super cute!

Eraser Ring Valentines

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Pencil Bible Verse Valentine

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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching! So it’s time to get the kiddos valentines ready. I always try to find a fun gift that my kids can give instead of just the usual card valentine. It’s so much fun! There’s nothing wrong with living a little through your child…is there? They are super obsessed these days with pencils and erasers. I’m really not sure if it’s just the age (they’re in 1st grade) or what it is. They love finding quarters so they can buy a pencil at school. So I thought this would be the perfect gift for them to give! So today I’m sharing the pencil valentine file. Be watching Monday for the Eraser Ring Valentine Printable. I hope your kiddos love them as much as mine did!

Valentines

Supplies:

Card Stock (to print off the valentine)

Scissors

Pencils (these came from Walmart)

Valentines for Pencils

Print off the Free Printable Valentine on cardstock and cut them out. Have your child sign the card. Make a cut in 2 spots along the arrow to insert the pencil. Now you have a super cute valentine that’s ready to go!

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Circle Cork Board

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Here’s a new project for my daughter’s room. One of these days I’ll finish all of the things I have planned for her. Then it’ll be time to start the twins room!

She has so much stuff she wants to hang on her wall that the cork board I got her from Hobby Lobby just wasn’t enough. So I came up with an idea for more! I’m not sure she could ever have too much room to hang all her drawings on.

IMG_4103Supplies needed:

Wooden Board (8×10 is what I used. I wouldn’t use a canvas since it’s not going to be as sturdy)

Circle Cork Pieces (From Michael’s)

Paint & Paint Brushes

Glue Gun & Glue Sticks

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Start by painting the board and the cork pieces. Make sure to get it on the sides and top. It is very porous so make sure you don’t skimp on the amount of paint you use unless you plan on more than one coat.

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 Place the squares on the board and hot glue them to the board.

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Now enjoy your adorable creation that perfectly matches your room! It’s really that simple! This is one of those crafts that you don’t have to be “crafty” to make it look amazing! My daughter was so excited to see this hanging in her room when she got home today!

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Football Party DIY

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I can’t believe it’s already football time! I grew up on UK Basketball & Cardinal Baseball. No football. At. All. But then I married my husband, who is a complete football fan. So I have grown to love…(like sounds like a better description) football. Here’s some ideas to get your party going!

From Princess Pinky Girl

Concession Stand Banner free printableFrom Mad In Crafts

Super Bowl Table

From Willard & May

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From Babylock

babylock football table runner

From Itsy Belle

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From Mom on Timeout

Football and Field Party Cans from MomOnTimeout.com #football #craft

 From The Centsible Life

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From A Night Owl Blog

Easy Football Field Party Table | anightowlblog.com

And last, for a fun photo op!

The BIG GAME is coming up and that means a lot of parties! Get 4 FREE Super Bowl Party Photo Booth props and set up a fun area for the kids!

Enjoy! I can’t wait to use some of these at our next football party. Here’s to an awesome season!

Jewelry Holder

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Jewelry HolderI’m in the process of redoing my daughter’s room. She’s 10 now and thinks her room shouldn’t be pink anymore. So after LOTS and I’m talking LOTS of shopping and looking online for a comforter we finally found what she wanted. So this Jewelry Holder is the first thing I’ve made to decorate her room with. And I’m completely in love with it!

I saw a yellow and gray jewelry holder at Hobby Lobby but it definitely wouldn’t match. So I was on the lookout. I finally found a wooden silverware organizer at a yard sale for $.50. Talk about luck! It’s super easy and here’s how I did it.

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Supplies:

Wooden Silverware Organizer

Hooks (I got these at Michaels)

Mod Podge

Scrapbook Paper

Paint & Paintbrush

Start by painting the wooden silverware organizer. I chose gray because we had planned on hanging it on a blue wall. You don’t have to worry much about the bottom since you will be putting scrapbook paper over it. But make sure to cover the front edge and all sides well. While it’s drying cut your scrapbook paper to fit inside each cubby hole.

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Once its dry, it’s time to get out the mod podge.

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Using a foam brush, I applied a thin layer to the bottom and stuck the paper on it. I have a thing about the paper bubbling up, so I apply thin layers and let it dry in between. Then I applied 2 thin layers to the top of the paper.

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Once that’s dry, the last step is the hooks. I found these at Michael’s 20 for $2.99 in the framing section. They had them at Hobby Lobby as well but they were more expensive. I hammered them in a little to start and then screwed them in enough to hold. Make sure not to go all the way through the wood. Mine would have screwed quite a bit farther than what was necessary. Then you’ll have a hole all the way through. Please be careful!

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Now it’s ready for your jewelry. My daughter loves it! And I’m on the lookout for more of these at yard sales!

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Teacher School Supply Bouquet

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GiftToday my girls had their first day of school! The summer flew by this year. It seems like they just got out but they were all 3 super excited to go back! Which makes it much easier on Momma. I’ve been thinking about doing a school supply bouquet for a teacher gift for a while but just never sat down and tried it. Until now. Because what better gift to give the teachers on the first day than new school supplies? It was also so much easier than I thought it was going to be. Which is always a plus. I see many more of these bouquet gifts in the future!

Supplies

Supplies needed:

Bucket

Floral Foam (Bought at Dollar Tree)

Ribbon (21.5″ is what I needed along with making a bow)

Popsicle Sticks

Washi Tape

Scissors

Glue Gun & Glue

Vinyl or Letter Stickers

School Supplies (And chocolate. I promise your teacher will thank you!!)

IMG_4006Start by cutting your foam to fit in the bottom of your bucket. Then using the glue gun, glue this in the bottom. Use plenty of glue. This is going to hold all of your supplies and needs to be very sturdy or it will come out.

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While your glue is setting on your foam and before you start adding in your supplies, add your ribbon, bow and any decorations you want on your bucket.

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Now it’s time to personalize. I used my cricut and vinyl but if you don’t have that available, Hobby Lobby and Michaels have really cute stickers that could be used instead.

IMG_4014Now take your popsicle sticks. I found these colored ones at the dollar tree. Using your scissors, cut the bottom so there is a point.

IMG_4017Using the tape, tape the popsicle sticks on each piece with the pointed end down. You could also use BBQ Skewers here instead.

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Now for the fun part! Adding all the school supplies. Just push them in far enough they won’t go anywhere.

IMG_4022 IMG_3998The girl’s teachers loved them! And they were super proud to give them a gift on the first day of school too. This gift only cost me around $5 thanks to the amazing deals we have here for back to school sales! Would love to see your finished project if you make one!

Wedding Gift Personalized Coasters

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Every time I need a wedding gift, this is one of the things I make first. Monogramming everything is the craze these days, but just think about how even more exciting it is to have your new last name on everything right when you get married! This super easy craft is also good for any gift not just weddings. I have a friend that has me make them for her every Christmas for her kid’s teachers. I even made them for myself and still love them!

Name Coasters

Supplies Needed:

4 Coasters (these came from Home Depot)

Cork

Vinyl

Contact Paper

Twine or Ribbon

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Start by cutting out your vinyl. I used my cricut. The letters measured 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″. Weed your vinyl by carefully pulling away all the excess vinyl. Be very careful as you get to each new letter and especially pay close attention to the dot in the I! It is super easy to lose….don’t ask how I know that! Lol

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Now carefully peel off each name using the contact paper. Then transfer it to the top of the coaster. These letters were almost as big as the coaster so it was fairly easy to get them straight.

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Once you are done with the vinyl you are ready to start putting the cork on the bottoms.

Split Name Coasters

I got my roll of cork in the aisle with the contact paper at Home Depot. I know they also have this at Lowe’s and Walmart. But in my experience it is always really close to the same price. Start by measuring and cutting the cork the same size as the tile.

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Then fold back one corner of the cork and line up the rest with the bottom of the tile. Push the corner down that you folded the backing on and carefully peel the rest of the backing off pressing as you go. Sometimes if I didn’t cut straight I will go back and cut off the excess so it’s not showing from the top.

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Now stack them all up and tie them together with twine or ribbon. This wedding was a country theme so I thought the twine fit well. If I am making it for Christmas gifts, I like to tie it with Christmas ribbon.