Hot Pad Scissor Holder

Hot Pad Scissor Holder by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. A scissor holder is a handy place to store your scissors, to protect the blades and to keep them away from young ones. It is also a good way to carry scissors when you want to take them along with you. This Hot Pad Scissor Holder has a loop that allows you […]

Pot Holder Notepad Pocket

Pot Holder Notepad Pocket - Crafty Journal

A Pot Holder Notepad Pocket is handy to hang on the refrigerator so you’ll always have pen and paper handy. It’s quick and easy to make, and could be a great gift idea for kids to make for Grandma or a teacher. I found the pot holder at the Dollar Store, so it’s easy to […]

Quick Eyeglasses Holder

Quick Eyeglasses Case - Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. A quick eyeglasses holder is an easy gift to make for Mom or Grandma. You can find pretty pot holders inexpensively at the Dollar Store or Target. This would make an easy beginning sewing project for kids. Supplies. Pot Holder Needle and Thread or Sewing Machine How to Make a Quick Eyeglasses […]

Aluminum Security Credit Card Holder Tutorial

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By Noreen Doll. From what I’ve read, hackers can now use a hand held device to read your personal information on your credit cards even while the cards are tucked away in your wallet. I’ve also been seeing aluminum wallets for carrying credit cards, to thwart the ability to read the personal information on them. […]

Single Use Poinsettia Soaps

Single Use Poinsettia Soaps by Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Single use poinsettia soaps make a nice hostess gift, or a gift for someone who frequently has guests. Each leaf has enough soap for a single use, and the disposable leaf¬† will provide a slight scrub. The soaped leaves can be attractively arranged in a Christmas dish to make a pretty decoration […]

Index Card Mini Binder

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By Noreen Doll. My versatile index card mini binder is very handy. It’s small and compact, and I can change the cards around, or add or remove cards whenever I need to. Because it has covers, the index cards are protected. I like using index cards because they are sturdier than paper, are very inexpensive, […]

Bunny Money

Bunny Money - Crafty Journal

By Noreen Doll. Fold some delightful bunny money to give a gift of money in a creative way. Dollar bill origami is easy and fun! This is a wonderful idea for an Easter basket, or to give older kids who feel they are too old for Easter baskets. And it would make great Easter party […]

Lasting Valentine Bouquet

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By Noreen Doll. Here’s a fun Valentine bouquet your kids can create. It would make a great gift for Grandma, or a friend or neighbor. I used a 7 ounce size diced chili can for this project, but you could use any size you like. I was going to paint the can silver, but decided […]

Warm Fingerless Mitts

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By Noreen Doll. Warm fingerless mitts are great to make for yourself, and they are wonderful gifts. When it’s cold, it’s nice to have something to keep your wrists and hands warm while leaving your fingers free. Fleece is snuggly soft and warm. And you can fold the top down to leave your fingers totally […]

Recipe / Photo Holder

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Make an easy recipe / photo holder with a tile, a sticker, and Mod Podge. Wouldn’t this be a cute gift for kids to make for Mom or Grandma, to give with their photo attached? This holder could also be used for messages, notes, or small art works done by your kids. Instead of a […]

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