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No~Sew Sleeping Bag for Kids…Makes A Great Gift!

No~Sew Sleeping Bag for Kids...Makes A Great Gift! @NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, the weather here has been pretty warm lately, but it will get definitely get frosty again soon and the kiddos have been longing for snuggly warm things to cuddle up with on those days. We were lucky to hit up Joanns on black Friday when they had some screaming deals on fleece and got tons of it for %70 off. The girls really wanted to help make these, so they aren't going to be Christmas … [Read more...]

Frozen Themed Sewn Paper Party Garland Party~Part 1

Frozen Themed Sewn Paper Party Garland By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, these days have been full of party planning for one of my kiddos....have you seen the pattern in my posts yet? She wants a Frozen themed party, so I've been up to my eyeballs in ice blue and purple {and Olaf}. One of the decorations I wanted to make is a cute and easy paper circle garland to hang in our living room for the festivities. These are SO easy peasy to make....you won't even … [Read more...]

23 Sensational Christmas Crafts for Kids

23 Sensational Christmas Crafts for Kids by NotSoIdleHands.com

When I was a kid, I loved when the holidays rolled around, cuz that always meant we got to make fun Christmas crafts at school and graham cracker gingerbread houses at home (loaded up with tons of frosting and candies since we were allowed to eat it right away if we wanted). Back then, there weren't ready-made kits and so we made due. Now that we have kiddos of our own, I love finding fun crafts … [Read more...]

Jumpin’ On The Bandwagon Late Again….With A Great Mother’s Day Gift!!!

Jumpin' On The Bandwagon Late Again....With A Great Mother's Day Gift!!! By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Yay! I'm finally making washer necklaces.............now that everyone else has already made them!! So, I've had this on my "list" for awhile now, but JUST got around to doing it a few weeks ago thanks to my friend Heidi. She CLAIMS that she's not crafty, but is always showing me all these cute crafty things she's done........ And, at Christmas she made this A~dorable … [Read more...]

25 Days Of Christmas~Yet Another Use For Vinyl

25 Days Of Christmas~Yet Another Use For Vinyl By NotSoIdleHands.com

You have till midnite tonight (Pacific Time) to still enter my super-duper giveaway! Ok,......Is everyone else as excited as I am?!?!?!?! But, right now we have to focus and not let our excitement get the best of us. So, I want to show you another thing you can do when you win one of those big rolls of vinyl..... Cute picture frame quotes!!! I made this 2 years ago for … [Read more...]

25 Days Of Christmas~Almost Too Cute To Give Away

25 Days Of Christmas~Almost Too Cute To Give Away By: NotSoIdleHands.com

If you are looking for my GREAT BIG GIVEAWAY.... scroll down here. You only have till midnite tomorrow! Well, we are back and well-rested and we had a blast visiting my sis and her fam! My 5 year-old nephew, Joseph, kept imploring, "Aunt Emily, could you please leave next Saturday (instead of today)?" Yeah, we all had fun :) So, here are so cute little treat bags you can make by the … [Read more...]

25 Days Of Christmas~Freecycle Friday!

If you are looking for my GREAT BIG GIVEAWAY.... scroll down. Well, I am out of town for a few days to see my lovely sister and let my kiddos see their cousins....So.....I want to re~post something I posted back in July.Pop Top Treat Cans!These are great and cheap! Since you are just using recycled containers you would normally throw away put in the recycle bin.Go here to get the full tute with … [Read more...]

25 Days Of Christmas~12 Days Advent Calendar

25 Days Of Christmas~12 Days Advent Calendar By NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so this won't be a habit, I've just been SUPER busy! AND...... I'm coming up on a very busy weekend too! What the heck was I thinking posting everyday!!! BUT..... On with the show, so here's day 10 with a "12 Days" advent calendar. I actually saw this one on the Michaels website and HAD to have one (that makes 3 advents in our house, including this one). It's … [Read more...]