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Cositas para la parte inferior del pantalon. Sew a ruffle on the bottom of a pair of pants and you take them to a whole new level, add a bow…and well, you’ve really got something :).

cositas para la parte inferior del pantalon

Aren’t they cute?! I thought of the idea for this jean upcycle about a year ago when I came across these super cute boots on Pinterest. They had the cute banded ruffle at the top, and I thought if you slapped that on the bottom of a pair of pants you’d have yourself a super cute look. I love how they turned out. This would be perfect to lengthen a pair of jeans your girl has outgrown, or to simply up the cute factor of a pair of store bought like I did. Okay, so I have a bunch of photos for this, and I am afraid that I might make the project seem harder than it is – but really the concept is simple. Supplies: all your sewing stuffcoordinating threadfabrichot iron and boardneedle and thread Normally I supply measurements for your fabric cuts, but for this project it will depend on the width of the pant opening, and the scale of your little one.

Destri. Easter Eggs! Tazones de chocolate. Sometimes it’s the simplest projects that turn out best, wouldn’t you say?

tazones de chocolate

When I came across these Chocolate Chai Cup DIY instructions on Sprinkle Bakes, I knew I was looking at a total dinner party show stopper… talk about going out with a bang! Best of all, they are easy as pie & practically fool proof. My plan as of now: a girls’ night in with wine & dessert, starring these bowls as vessels to fill with ice cream scoops & an array of toppings. Be sure to hop over to Sprinkle Bakes for the full step-by-step instructions. Ice dinosaur egg. Summer is starting to wind down a bit, with camp ending and VBS almost over, so I need to get my act together and find more kid crafts!

ice dinosaur egg

Anybody have some good ideas??? This past week we had "dinosaur" week which consisted of walking around like dinosaurs, prancing play dinosaurs through play dough and lots of digging in the sandbox. of course, there was one little activity that topped all the rest and that would be the infamous dinosaur ICE EGGS!

They are quite simple to make, and could be used in a variety of themed games/crafts. All you do is shove a little plastic toy into a balloon. Fill that puppy with water and toss it in the freezer. Once the ice has frozen, simply peel the balloon away from the ice and your kids will be stunned and amazed by the dinosaurs encase in ice -- it's the simple things! In any case, if you have a few balloons hanging around, try this craft for a super simple crowd pleaser! Play Dough. Homemade playdough – If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it!

Play Dough

Parents and children have been happily cooking up this stuff at home for decades. Today our newest contributor Kaley is sharing her favorite play dough recipe using another kid classic: Jell-O (because it just wouldn’t be an MPMK post without some sort of twist). I think you’re going to love this recipe. Kaley promises it comes out silky smooth and I could practically smell the fruity scents wafting form my computer as I read her post. What kid doesn’t love play dough? It’s super easy, inexpensive, and a perfect project for the kids to help with. You will need: white flour – 1 cupwarm water – 1 cupsalt – 2 tbspcream of tartar – 2 tbspcooking oil – 2 tbspJello – 1 3oz pack Click through for full instructions.

Mix all of the ingredients together in a small saucepan. Even though it makes for a longer process and a lot more clean up, let the little ones do the measuring and mixing. A lion's nest: Halloween Ready - Wire Crown. I was in denial, cause summer just flew by, but it's fall now, and even though i usually love it, i probably didn't had enough sun yet.

a lion's nest: Halloween Ready - Wire Crown

I decided to concentrate on the happy thing about fall, halloween. As a part of my costume this year, i will need a crown (yep). So i bought the thickest gold wire i could find. Turn out this is also the most easy to manipulate i ever come across. I started by making a circle. Then continued without cutting the wire. I closed it making sure the pointy ends would be on the outside. Square Bunny Knit Tutorial - Lebenslustiger.com. Oh hello there sweet bunny!

Square Bunny Knit Tutorial - Lebenslustiger.com

Where are you going? Please stay to play... I got introduced to this pattern back when my children were young and attending a Waldorfschool preschool program in California. Do you remember Bunny's friends the lambs? They love to play together... I looked the pattern up and found one at Heart String Fiber Arts If you like to play too, then start by knitting a square in stockinette stitch. Mine was about 26cmx26cm. Mark all the measurements with some pins. With some thread sew with long stitches in a semicircle from A to A' as shown above. Gather this seam and tie ends in a square knot. I used some wool to stuff the head but you could use any filling from the craft store.