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Make Your Own Stamps and Stamp Pads in a rainbow of colors... without paint!

DIY Stamp Pads and Foam Stamps

Who doesn’t love stamping? The colors, the designs, the simplicity of it all. You can leave as-is or color them in. And it’s fun for any age! But the cheap stamp pads for kids are thick and gunky and make cleanup a drag. Why not make your own ink pads in any color you want, without using paint? It’s non-toxic, in fact, it’s edible (that’s a hint). While you’re at it, make some custom stamps to go with your custom colors to create truly one-of-a-kind art! » Read more...

Home Maintenance & Deep Cleaning Checklist for Spring Free PDF download for print or electronic form

Home Maintenance and Spring Cleaning Checklist

Have you done your spring cleaning yet? Have you done your semi-annual inspection of your house and yard? I’ve created the ultimate home maintenance and spring cleaning checklist as a free PDF download. » Read more...

Do You Remember String Art? A great art project for kids and adults!

Kids' Craft: String Art

String art seems to be making a bit of a comeback, but with cooler designs and more varieties of colors than ever before! This is a great DIY project for all skill levels. You can make it really easy and abstract, or with a more precise, well-thought-out pattern. See our step-by-step instructions for an easy abstract work of art! » Read more...

It’s Okay for You to Color Too Coloring is not just for kids!

coloring books for adults (and kids)

Do you ever sit and color with your kids and secretly enjoy it? Wish you had more challenging designs to color? You aren’t alone. Even if you don’t have kids, you’ll want to check out this list of coloring book for adults. Coloring is the new hobby for adults to help them relax. Give it a try! » Read more...

Our Generation/American Girl undies/bikini bottoms pattern freebie simple sewing... and upcycle your underwear!

AG OG underwear

Do your 18″ dolls (American Girl, Our Generation,…) need better-fitting underwear? Here’s a free pattern for making undies that fit. Includes lots of hints for working with knits and doll-size patterns. Upcycle your daughters’ old undies so she’ll always remember her favorites! Can be used for bikini bottom too! » Read more...

I love a great bargain…

Martha Stewart Crafts circle cutter pkg

I really do love a great bargain. I stop at yard sales, go to thrift stores, and always check out the clearance section at a store. I regularly do my grocery shopping at Meijer, which is dangerous, because they don’t just sell food. They have a craft section. I almost always allow time to check it out. I know I … » Read more…

Ten Cheap and Easy Container Options for Starting Seeds Indoors Give those garden plants a head start!

seed starter pots at Yet Another Mom Blog

Spring is right around the corner, and now is the time to get a head start on your garden by starting your plants indoors. You don’t have to buy peat pots or other starter kits. There are so many options to make planters out of what you already have in and around your home! Quick and easy, crafty, stitched… there is something for everyone, so get planting! » Read more...

Closet Full of Clothes You Never Wear? Donate, Toss, or… Refashion! or Why I Can Wear My Green Shirt Again!

Refashion Your Old Clothes So You'll Wear Them!

It’s hard to part with some clothes. But if you aren’t wearing them, why do you keep them? Now is the time to weed out that closet and decide whether to sell or donate, throw out or use for rags, or… how about refashion? You can give your clothes a makeover so you will wear them! » Read more...