Category Archives: Crafts

100 Summer Activities for Tween and Teen Boys

This summer I will have my nearly 11 year old nephew and recently 13 year old nephew at my house two days a week while their Mom works at an office. I have enjoyed other summers with them and we … Continue reading

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Gardening Trivia Game

I created this Garden Themed Trivia game similar to my Tea Party Trivia Game. You canĀ  print (cut and glue or tape) these and use them at a party. There are 59 cards in this set. The photo on the … Continue reading

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2nd Flower Show Entry

My Garden Club district had a flower show and I entered in the Special Exhibits (Arts & Crafts) category. There were 4 advanced reservation spots available to decorate a door panel. The name of the Class was “A Warm Welcome”. … Continue reading

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Marbled Easter Eggs

My niece and I have a tradition of decorating blown out eggs for Easter. Each year we try a different technique but keep with the blue and white color scheme. For this year (our 5th time) we experimented with 4 … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Houses and Bento Lunch

This year my 10 year old nephew and I each made Gingerbread houses for a contest in my town. Rules: they need to incorporate a candy cane, they can’t be larger than 12 inches by 12 inches, only the base … Continue reading

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Birthday Bento Lunch from Niece

When my 15 year old niece asked me what I wanted for my birthday this year I said painted clothespins to use as clips or a cute bento lunch. My thoughtful niece made both for me! I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Easter Themed Dinner and Ribbon Egg Decorating

My niece (15 years old) and I have a tradition of decorating eggs for Easter. Each time we focus on a different technique while keeping with our initial color scheme of blue and white. This year we decided to decorate … Continue reading

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