background preloader

Christmas Crafts

Facebook Twitter

Butterscotch Cookies in a Jar Mix. Butterscotch Cookie Mix in a Jar Layered Butterscotch Cookies Jar Mix Recipe by Jane Lake Jar recipes and cookie in a jar mixes are a popular favorite when it comes to homemade food gifts. These Butterscotch Cookies in a Jar are taste-tested and tweaked to delicious perfection! Butterscotch Cookies Recipe – Ingredient List: »1/2 cup butterscotch chips »1/2 cup crispy rice cereal »1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour »3/4 teaspoon baking soda »1/4 teaspoon baking powder »1/2 cup packed brown sugar »1/2 cup butterscotch chips »1/2 cup rolled oats »1/2 cup white sugar To Make the Layered Jar Gift: Layer ingredients in a one quart mason jar, in the order given.

Print the Butterscotch Cookies Label and tie on as a gift tag, or glue to the front of the jar. Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Add entire jar of butterscotch cookie mix and stir until blended. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookies sheet. Bake for 12 minutes in 350 degree F. oven. Remove from oven and cool. Mix things up! Yeehaaa… yum yum… it’s Cowboy Cookies. Or, in this case, Cowgirl Cookies. A friend introduced these to me and I love them. Especially the name. Cowboy Cookies. Cowboy Cookies. Cowboy Cookies. But why stop there. They’re smooth Ball jars made especially for crafts.

But which one should I give her? Oh and note to self: Use a ruler when attaching labels next time. Luckily, the first test batch I made, worked. So, here’s the recipe: Cowgirl Cookies 1 1/3 cup all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup & leveled1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup cooking oats3/4 cup m&ms3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips1/2 cup brown sugar, packed1/2 cup white sugar1/3 – 1/2 cup chopped pecans Stir all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

Add 1 slightly beaten egg1/2 cup butter (melted slightly in the microwave)1 teaspoon vanilla Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Here’s how they came out. Pretty and tasty. Want to make some cute cookie mix gifts, too? See. Enjoy! Reindeer Cupcakes. Its A Girl Ornament / Bauble / Decoration. Changing My Destiny. Step 1: Collect your supplies. Clear Glass OrnamentRibbon I found beautiful thin, glittery ribbon at Michaels for $1 a roll. If you go looking for something similar at your Michael’s, I did not find these in the ribbon aisle.I found both of these in a bin near the stamps and scrapbooking supplies.

Step 2: Ok, here’s the easy part. Thread the entire roll of ribbon into the ornament. Step 3: Put the cap back on. I told you it was easy. The pink ribbon was more of a garland wrapped around wire, making it more difficult to thread into the ornament. Sorry for the window glare…I’m still trying to get better at the pictures. There you have it, two lovely ornaments for about 5 minutes of work. Project Cost Breakdown (per Ornament): Clear Ornaments (JoAnn’s Fabric) = $.50 each (I purchased a set of 6 for $3 which was 50% off) Ribbon (Michael’s) = $1 Total Project Cost: $1.50 Linking To: Centsational Girl, Craft-O-Maniac Like this: Like Loading... Changing My Destiny. Or have a few friends over and chat while you pin…if you drink some wine you can also make these! Step 1: Collect your supplies.

Styrofoam Ball (use any size you wish)SequinsSeed BeadsSequin Pins or Straight Pins (sequin pins are typically shorter than sewing straight pins)Screw EyeOrnament Hanger or Ribbon Step 2: Unless you are pinning the ornament in a single color, you’ll want to make a general plan on where to start. Once I had my plan in place, I started pinning. I started with the center row and I pinned three rows of turquoise. Then I did two rows of White on either side of the turquoise. Next I pinned one row of light green… …followed by another two rows of white sequins. Finally I finished the ornament with the green sequins. Step 3: Be sure to leave a small hole on one end so you can attach a hanger. Step 4: Attach some ribbon so you can hang the ornament. Project Cost Breakdown (per Ornament): Styrofoam Ball (Michaels) = $1 3 colors of sequins (Hobby Lobby) = $6 Ribbon (Already Owned) = $0.

Curly Wire Beaded Wreath Ornament Craft. Make your Christmas tree or presents glimmer with the beautiful shimmering glow of wire and beads on this wreath ornament craft. This is an easy Christmas craft for teenagers and adults, or even middle school children with some crafting ability. With a little wire and some beads and a few odds and ends, anyone can create this wonderful handmade ornament that looks like it came straight from a local artisan. Decorate your tree or send some very stylish gifts this year with one of our favorite crafts. Craft Supplies Needed 26 gauge wire (green and blue) 18 gauge wire (silver) Glass beads (assorted shades of blue) Make sure they can fit over the wire. Crafting Steps Take the 18 gauge silver wire and wrap it two times in a circle to form the body of the wreath (A circle that is two wires thick) Connect these two wires by twisting the 26 gauge wire around and around the two wires.

Tri Bead Wreath Ornament Craft. Made of clear and green tri-beads, this cute wreath ornament is easy to make and is a great Christmas craft for kids, and an easy ornament for teachers to show their children. If you have other wreath crafts that you would like to share with us, let us know. Craft Supplies Needed 22- Clear Tri-beads 22- Green Tri-beads 8" length of wire bow (optional two bows to put one on each side) Wire to attach the bow or a glue gun Needle nose pliers Wire cutters Crafting Steps Thread the clear and green beads onto the wire, alternating the colors as you thread them onto the wire.

Making the wreath as tight as you can make it, twist the wires together with the needle nose pliers and then cut off the excess wire with the wire cutters. Optional: You can make the wreath as large as you like. Egg Note. Over in Beyond Beyond towers we have one weakness, of the Achilles Heal variety and it is eggs. Scrambled, poached, sunny side up, boiled – whatever way you can imagine them we have had them in all the many fangled ways that you can imagine! What we have never had is an invitation in an egg and this exploded our minds not even blew them. So, if you want to fry people’s minds like eggs then you can learn how to make these eggtastic wonders here on Poppytalk.

Droolsome, and after you make your message in an egg we like paprika and parma ham in our scrambled eggs. The dopeness glory goes to: Elephantine (thanks for the find) and Poppytalk (a big make WOW). About the author I'm the big kahuna with the whole shebang. Scrapbook wheel. I have so many cards and pictures and memoriesjust stuffed in boxes....i love this idea to turn them into a "rolodex scrapbook"....using vintage cardsand photos....and bits of this and thatso that all that goodness that's just hiding awaycould be at your fingertips step-by-steps here all photos via fossil life style.

Star Jars. These transformed mason jars are a fun way to both decorate an outdoor table for a 4th of July celebration or a safe way to entertain the kids during fireworks. Red spray paint Mason Jars Star stickers Newspaper Scatter star stickers onto the mason jar, make sure they’re stuck on very tight Screw on the mason jar lid and cap and place on top of a table covered in newspaper in a well ventilated area Spray with the paint from a nice distance around the entire jar until it’s coated well but without drips. Wait at least a couple hours for the jar to dry and carefully peel off the star stickers Place 2-3 battery operated votive candles in each jar and enjoy your festive 4th of July evening! Felt Rose.

Hello everyone! Today I am going to share the last felt flower pattern, a lovely rose =] I am also very excited because for the first time I made a video tutorial, sadly Ken had the video camera so I had to make the video with my laptop, so I am sorry if I am a little far – I tried!! Next time I will practice and with the tripod and camera I am sure it will be easier =] Your color choice of felt (I used 3 9″x12″sheets in different colors, and used a little bit more than half for each flower)Thread, needle and scissors.Hot glue gun.Download the pattern in case you need it (You will find 4 different sizes for you to play with!

) **The download on the left is a PDF format file, so you will need to have Abobe Reader installed on your PC or MAC. Without the program you will not be able to download or preview the file. You can see the pieces you will need to make one rose in the image above. I hope you all enjoy and let me know if you make some of these! Christmas Craft: Winter Wonderland | Homemade Christmas Ornaments. Colorful Christmas Cats | Homemade Christmas Ornaments.