Last Minute Halloween Crafts for the Whole Family

Last Minute Halloween Crafts for the Whole Family

If you have been following my series, Craftin' Around the Country, then you know I have some very creative people in my life.  Even though we have all been moved around by the Army, we still try to "get together" and do projects.  Lately we have been creating Fall and Halloween crafts, for kids and adults to do. This last post for Halloween crafts comes in from Ft. Lewis, WA.  Where Jessica and her girls (H) & (A) have been getting very creative this year, as well as a few other ideas Continue reading

Franken-Coffee: DIY Reuse those Coffee Cans!

Franken-Coffee: DIY Reuse those Coffee Cans!

   I say this a lot, but I really mean it, I have some crafty friends!  Just the other day a good friend of mine at Ft. Bliss send me the cutest little craft ever.  And it was completely FREE!  I don't know about you, but free is the best way to craft to me.        I was on the phone with Amanda when she dreamed up this project, and she was so excited about it that she nearly hung up on me.  She is funny like that, well I guess so am I.  I get so "into" a project that other things just Continue reading

Bootastic Feet and Ghostly Crafts for Kids

Bootastic Feet and Ghostly Crafts for Kids

     This weeks Craftin' Around the Country post comes from Ft. Bliss.  They spent the afternoon creating Bootastic Feet, and Spooky Ghosty Plates!      The Spooky Ghostly Plates were great for their 2 year old! You will need: Cardstock (or paper plates) Glue Stick Cotton Balls Construction Paper for eyes and mouth      Putting them together is easy.  Adults - if working with super small kids, cut the bottom off of a paper plate, so the ghosts have a bottom.  Also cut out the eyes and Continue reading

Craftin’ Around the Country Halloween Signs and & Coffee Filter Wreath #Fall #Craft #Coffee

Craftin’ Around the Country Halloween Signs and & Coffee Filter Wreath #Fall #Craft #Coffee

Halloween Room Decor     I have some amazing creative friends!  When I put out the idea that we should all do fall crafts, even though we are spread across the country, they all got to doing what they do best!  Craftin' Around the Country is always fun, getting to create things with friends even when we can't be in the same room is always interesting and keeps us all feeling close.        Mrs. A got very creative with her Hubs to come up with this great sign for their home!  Using some Continue reading

Candy Corn Wreath: Super Simple and inexpensive!

Candy Corn Wreath: Super Simple and inexpensive!

Confession, I am obsessed with Pinterest.  One look at my boards and you will understand the level of my current obsession.  I may or may not have over 100 boards, very specific boards.  While avoiding work, I started seeing clothes pin wreaths for almost every Holiday!      I figured, hey I can do that!  I say that a lot while looking at Pinterest but this time I had some extra follow through on hand.  One thing I noticed about the wreaths on Pinterest is that they tend to be very detailed! Continue reading