Twine Art Orbs: Balloons, Twine, Glue, Go DIY!

Twine or string balloon decorations are an easy and versatile craft. Make a lot in a many sizes, hang them offset above a table and you have a chandelier, make smaller versions add some glitter and you have a simple holiday ornament or stay more traditional and recreate the delicate Easter Egg baskets using embroidery […]

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DIY Sensory Mat Tutorial – Bits Baubles Glittery Goop

contents blue baby oil glitter sensory mat pompoms rubber bands beads foodsaver sealed giant google eyes

Plenty of tutorials out on the inter webs for sensory mats, so nothing too revolutionary here BUT what makes this one different is I used my food saver to seal in the gloopy glittery beautiful mess. Nothing wrong with just sealing and taping a zip locking bag or ironing to seal but using the food […]

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Baby Prints : Crafts to do to your baby!

For our first arts and crafts time together, Bee and I made Valentine’s day cards and some fun baby prints. IMHO nothing is reeeeaaaalllly off limits (ok a few things) – hands, feet, fingers, buns, ears, bellybutton, nose – pretty sure at some point these will all be memorialized at our house. Whatever you choose […]

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DIY Dapper Onsies : dress up a baby wardrobe staple

First – let me say, Odds & Hens has not gone nor forgotten its readers. Thank you for the continued traffic to the site during a brief hiatus. Never fear – this post is ushering in a a whole new set of blog inspiration. The hubs and I are new parents! Our dear Baby BeeMcT […]

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Gratitude Journal Jar Tutorial Using Upcycled Materials

grat·i·tude – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness It’s always rolling around in my head: the concept of gratitude in everyday life. Do I exercise it every day? Some more than others…. Take some time and a cup of tea to pursue this excellent website, Greater Good, […]

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Simple Fabric Table Runner – Tutorial

Need a quick table runner for a party or quick room spruce-upper? All you need is some fabric, sewing machine, thread, scissors, iron, pin or two and a little time… I made this quick table runner out of some yardage of sparkly cotton fabric I had in my stash. I had about a little less […]

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