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Cardboard Safety Sheath for a Knife by Crafty Journal

Cardboard Safety Sheath for a Knife

By Noreen Doll. A cardboard safety sheath for a knife is very handy, not only to protect the blade of the knife, but to protect your fingers from the blade. The first time I made one was when we were going on a trip and I wanted to make sure no one was cut with […]

Super Fast Folded 3 Pocket Page by Crafty Journal

Super Fast Folded 3 Pocket Page

By Noreen Doll. This super fast folded 3 pocket page really is speedy! You can make several of them in just a few minutes to add to an album or journal. Supplies. Scrap Booking Paper, 1 sheet 12 by 12 inches Scoring Tool Scissors Double Sided Tape How to Make a Super Fast Folded 3 […]

One Sheet Folded Gift Pocket Book - Crafty Journal

One Sheet Folded Gift Pocket Book

By Noreen Doll. This folded pocket book is so much fun to make that I had to find ways to use them so I can make more! One way to use it is to make it a one sheet folded gift pocket book, which has 8 pockets. To use the book one can put folded […]

Mexican Tortilla Chip Casserole is gluten free. By Crafty Journal.

Mexican Tortilla Chip Casserole (Gluten Free)

By Noreen Doll. This gluten free Mexican Tortilla Chip Casserole is easy to make and delicious! It makes enough that we can freeze half of it for another meal, which is nice to have on hand when everyone is starved and you want to eat now. This is an excellent way to use up all […]

Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip by Crafty Journal

Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip

By Noreen Doll. A Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip is easy to make with a pot holder, and really handy for holding a pan with a hot handle. Just slip the pot handle grip over the handle of the pot or pan to use it. Because I found these hot pads in the Dollar Store […]

Quick Raw Egg Clean Up - Crafty Journal

Quick Clean Up Tip for Raw Egg Mess

by Noreen Doll. Drop an Egg on the floor? Here’s a quick clean up tip. Grab your salt box and sprinkle a handful of salt all over the egg. Make it pretty thick, and be sure to get some around the edges. Let it sit a moment while the egg soaks up the salt. Use […]

Simple Basket - Crafty Journal

Simple Basket

By Noreen Doll. This simple basket is easy to make, and has lots of uses. It can be used for any occasion simply by changing the color of paper used. The small baskets would be perfect favor baskets, or little nut or candy cups. The larger baskets could be filled with ornaments, a gift, or […]

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Cardboard Safety Sheath for a Knife by Crafty Journal

Cardboard Safety Sheath for a Knife

By Noreen Doll. A cardboard safety sheath for a knife is very handy, not only to protect the blade of the knife, but to protect your fingers from the blade. The first time I made one was when we were going on a trip and I wanted to make sure no one was cut with […]

Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip by Crafty Journal

Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip

By Noreen Doll. A Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip is easy to make with a pot holder, and really handy for holding a pan with a hot handle. Just slip the pot handle grip over the handle of the pot or pan to use it. Because I found these hot pads in the Dollar Store […]

Quick Raw Egg Clean Up - Crafty Journal

Quick Clean Up Tip for Raw Egg Mess

by Noreen Doll. Drop an Egg on the floor? Here’s a quick clean up tip. Grab your salt box and sprinkle a handful of salt all over the egg. Make it pretty thick, and be sure to get some around the edges. Let it sit a moment while the egg soaks up the salt. Use […]

Crafty Journal - How to Remove a Sticky Tag

How to Remove a Sticky Tag

By Noreen Doll. I found this interesting old Wooden Nickel. A few decades ago this was a very popular way to commemorate an occasion with an inexpensive souvenir that would also raise a little money. Unfortunately, this wooden nickel had the residue of a sticky tag that had not been completely removed. And it had […]

Cheap Amateur Painting Tips - Crafty Journal

Cheap Amateur Painting Tips

By Noreen Doll. Periodically we need to repaint a room in our house, and in the process have found some ways to make painting cheaper and easier. Of course, we always buy good quality paint, but we’ve discovered some cheap tricks to help keep the costs down. Foam Brushes Get a couple of bags of […]

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More Pumpkin Crafts

Pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns are the most used decorations for Halloween and more pumpkin crafts can be found here. Use the supplies you have on hand, along with a few unusual materials to make these unique projects. Some of these pumpkin crafts may be a little more difficult and require more unusual supplies. Kids and preschoolers […]

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Thanksgiving Crafts

Easy, unique Thanksgiving crafts are fun for the whole family, Thanksgiving crafts are becoming more and more popular. Many families enjoy making their own turkey crafts and other Thanksgiving decorations. Creating easy Thanksgiving crafts is a wonderful way to prepare for the holidays. There are many free Thanksgiving crafts ideas, and I have found several […]

Turkey Trot by Crafty Journal

Kids Turkey Crafts

Kids turkey crafts can be done by all ages. Young children may need a bit of help to complete them. Paper Plate Pop Up Turkey Tutorial Older kids will find unique ideas here. Look for more ideas in Turkey Crafts and Preschool Turkey Crafts which could be adapted for your young crafter. Enjoy making these […]

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Turkey Crafts

Turkey crafts are the most popular of Thanksgiving crafts. They can be made from almost any kind of material. Use recyclables and other supplies you have on hand to make many of these. Paper Plate Pop Up Turkey Tutorial You can easily find any additional materials needed at Dollar Stores and discount stores. Be on […]

Crafty Journal - Fall Leaf Placemat

Fall Leaf Placemat

By Noreen Doll. A fall leaf placemat is another nice way to preserve leaf color. This placemat is 11 1/2 by 17 1/2 inches. The only difficult thing about it is that you have to work fast to keep the leaves from continuing to change until they are brown. This placemat I made is over […]

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Fall Leaf Turkey Magnet

By Noreen Doll. A fall leaf turkey magnet is quick and easy to make. Round up the kids to help you make a bunch. It would make a great classroom project, or a Thanksgiving craft for the kids while  waiting for the turkey to cook. You can find a bag of leaves at the Dollar […]

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