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Dazzling and Delightful Easter Crafts and Treats for Kids

Dazzling and Delightful Easter Crafts and Treats for Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

We are enjoying a whole lotta sunshine and warm weather lately and making us thing about fun Spring and Easter things to create. Here are some of the ones we put on our list: Sparkling Glitter Easter Eggs from Girl Inspired Yummy Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Bunnies at Tablespoon Cute Easter Peeps Pops by Love From the Oven {you can get straws to make these in our Etsy … [Read more...]

Painted Rainbow Bead Necklace + Cool Painting Hack

Painted Rainbow Bead Necklace + Cool Painting Hack @NotSoIdleHands.com

Since the weather has warmed and St. Patty's Day is next week, we wanted to make more fun things to wear for Spring. I also wanted to show you a cool hack to use when painting beads....it's life~changing. Seriously! You'll Need: Wooden Beads {I carry these in my Etsy shop} Paint~ I used the "pearl" finish from Martha Stewart Paintbrush~ duh Plastic Straws Rice in a container … [Read more...]

Braided T~Shirt Bracelets for St. Patrick’s Day~Great Craft for Kids!

Braided T~Shirt Bracelets for St. Patrick's Day~Great Craft for Kids! @NotSoIdleHands.com

Do you have some old t~shirts hanging around screaming for a new purpose? Use them to make some adorable new bracelets and if you make them in green they can even help keep you from being pinched this St. Patty's Day! Start by cutting your knit t~shirts into 1 inch strips. If you don't have any old t~shirts to cut up, you can run over to your local fabric store and buy a bit {you can buy … [Read more...]

Simple and Fun DIY Family Message Center

Simple and Fun DIY Family Message Center @NotSoIdleHands.com

Hi All! Come check me out at Somewhat Simple today and see how to make this awesomely easy Family Message Center. You know you want to.... Have fun! Don't forget to grab some goodies at our Etsy Shop! … [Read more...]

13 Cute St. Patty’s Day Treats For Kids

13 Cute St. Patty's Day Treats For Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

We really love St. Patrick's Day around here and always try to do something fun to celebrate. But honestly, I use these holidays to make cute yummy treats that make me drool and even though we won't get around to all these cute yummies this year, we definitely need to add them to our list! Lucky Charms French Toast {Yep! You heard right} by Tastes of Lizzy T's Homemade Rainbow … [Read more...]

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Today I wanted to show how to make this cute book or scripture tote for your kiddos. I actually made this one awhile ago for my oldest daughter to replace hers that was falling apart and she begged me to make her one this time {I don't know why, my sewing skills aren't super}. So, after she gave me the puppy look, I gave in. But, it turned out looking fairly decent, so I decided to share after … [Read more...]

Inspire Your Little Architect with DIY Chalkboard Blocks

Inspire Your Little Architect with DIY Chalkboard Blocks @NotSoIdleHands.com

~By Merri Cvetan Winter is such a long season. By this time of year, parents are always looking for fun and inexpensive indoor activities. The best play time encourages kids to use their imagination and creativity. Although wood blocks have been a staple in the toy box for centuries, they're hardly high-tech. That's probably why parents love them. Blocks are almost the perfect toy. They help … [Read more...]

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes

13 Awesome Girl and Boy Birthday Party Themes @NotSoIdlehands.com

Well, we are starting to get ready for our slew of birthdays this year, so I have been gawking at all the fun party themes out there {and the super cute ways they have been implemented}. I wanted to share some of the ones I've found, so feast your eyes! Adorable Super Hero Party by Happiness Is Homemade Cute Vintage Circus Party over at Elevate Everyday Harry Potter Party from … [Read more...]