Monday, December 17, 2012

Support Sandy Hook!

Send your own unique snowflakes to Sandy Hook school!

When school resumes in Sandy Hook, volunteers are trying to decorate it to look like winter wonderland. Send your snowflakes by Jan 12th.

Make a play date out of it! If you are looking for easy instructions, this post has instructions and patterns to help! Making paper snowflakes

More info on Support Sandy Hook here: http://www.pta.org/sandyhook


Friday, December 14, 2012

10 Kids craft ideas for Christmas!

There is just enough time to sneak a quick Christmas craft idea before it the holiday begins! Some absolutely easy inspiration for adding your crafty touch to decorations around the house, and some greeting card ideas too! Template for cutting paper snowflakes and handmade Christmas ornaments.

Enjoy these kids friendly craft ideas, which are made from everyday household stuff. Recycle, upcycle and do it yourself ideas for all ages. Have the most fun making and decorating this Christmas!

Colorful card stock paper, cut into Christmas theme shapes. Decorate and insert them into tapered candle votive holder. Use cutouts like Santa, ornaments, bells or star. Easy and pretty!

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Paper snowflakes are ever popular! Need helps with pretty shapes..there are a lot of easy templates here to help. Check out some neat kids friendly alphabet designs too.

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Some bits of wool and lace wrapped around a cardboard cut out. Perfect for little ones! Glue buttons and stickers. Insert in little pots, use to decorate as tablescape or hang them on windows :)


Kids get super excited about getting money! Give them a card with coins on them and watch their eyes get wide :) Use a swatch of tape to hold the coins and decorate. More ideas.

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Snowman made of parachute cord/wool and paper base. Cut circles and use white glue to stick the cord. Add button eyes and felt nose. Love the twig hands holding a tiny ornament. Cute!!

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Frugal craft that looks so neat! Mardi gras beads glued on foam shapes and spray painted. Use different sized bead length to make it more interesting. Put atop candle holders. Chic!

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Recycle idea for paper rolls (empty gift wrap rolls would be great!) Flatten it, cut slices and punch holes at same intervals, pass pipe cleaners and tie. Color them or use glitter, all done!

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Perfect for beginner at craft. Hot glue different kinds of pasta, make as many forms as you wish! Color with golden acrylic paint and hang them by ribbons. Pin it to try this holiday season!

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Love this little herd of reindeer! Collect wine corks,  and make these adorable Christmas ornaments! Supplies: Wine corks, pipe cleaners, toothpick, felt, ribbon and red beads :c)

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Christmas Decoration: Candy cane theme :)

I am so excited about the holidays!! Every where I look there is so many beautiful Christmas decorations at display. There is absolutely no dearth of ideas, but some of course are so much more fun and creative than others.

 Loving all the DIY and craft ideas that inspired to be unique and original. It also helps in keeping the budget affordable, and creative juices flowing! Here at inspirationforhome.blogspot.com there is something to suit everyone's decor and style quotient! From, elegant to fun, cute to traditional, enjoy Part 1, 2, 3 and more.

A super cute mantel decoration, in red and white color combination. The striped ornament and peppermint candy garland are perfect for the season!


An easy peasy gorgeous display to brighten up any corner! White feather boa, dollar store vase filled with peppermint candy and craft alphabets. Love!

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If you love going overboard, no problem! With a theme, it is difficult to over do. Everything is effortlessly tied together and perfectly theme appropriate :)

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Make these into a wreath, an ornament or hang by the window! Glue gun, candy canes and some Mardi gras beads is all you need for this diy.

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Love this adorable little ornament! Perfect for kids to make for friends and family. Its easy and a charming gift idea.

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Short on time, hang candy cane with coordinated ribbons to decorate the window. Some green trimmings and perfect for Christmas!

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Double sided tape, candle and candy cane to make these lovely table decoration. Little craft ideas go a long way in adding a personal touch to your holiday decor!


Foam cone are so easy to come by! Wrap red tinsel garland, use glitter or glue peppermint candy to create your own tablescape. Frugal and fun!


Decoration in the theme color put together in a group adds an instant finish. Give old decorations a make over with new coats of color and you are all set!

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Love this whimsical cute decoration. Would look gorgeous by the front door, specially on a white Christmas morning. Sure to get compliments!

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A lovely craft idea, make a felt garland of your own. Easy instructions and should be ready in almost no time. Add favorite baubles and ornaments!

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A simple striped red and white table setting for your Christmas dinner! Tie candy cane with red bands for place cards, tie ribbons to pillar candles. Simple red and white dinnerware.

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