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Tracy's KILLER Garlic Bread & shutterbean While we’re on the subject of soups, I thought it would be nice to share my SECRET recipe for the most KILLER Garlic Bread. What goes better with soups than garlic bread? Not much! If you were to ask me what my death row meal would be, I’d immediately tell you a buffet full of this KILLER GARLIC BREAD. And we’re off! Get your butter ready. Chop up your garlic, nice & fine. Put the garlic and the butter in a microwave safe bowl & melt in the microwave. Time for the dried herbs! Put all the herbs in the melted butter. Let the butter sit until it gets harder. Now smear it on your bread! Put the halves back together again. Unwrap your bread and put it under the broiler for 2 minutes. Wait for it to cool slightly and cut up your bread with a sharp knife. Brace yourself. Tracy’s Killer Garlic Bread (recipe by me!) 1 stick salted butter5 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon dried dill1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon dried basilpinch cayenne pepper Shutterbean Notes:

Haunted Paper Toys Welcome to the toy shop! Here you'll find a variety of rather unusual paper toys, all free for you to print out and enjoy. The toys include a hearse playset, coffin gift boxes (with occupants), a little cemetery, a few dark gloomy haunted houses, several unusual board games, some horrifying monsters, and quite a few other dark delights. So pick out some toys, print out the pattern pages, and with a few common supplies like scissors and glue you're ready to create all these strange little curiosities. I recommend printing these toys on HEAVY CARD STOCK. THE GHOST SHIP If you've often considered building a model ship, but find yourself hesitant to assemble the eighty or ninety quadrillion pieces they usually involve, then you might enjoy building this trusty old vessel. Click here to build yours! THE DARK PROMISE Here's a replica of the ship that sent fear into the hearts of pirates the world over. Click here to build yours! Click here to build yours! Click here to build yours!

Kids Crafts Supply List | No Time For Flash Cards More than any question I get asked where I get my supplies and if a certain store will have them. I get many of mine at popular big box stores like Walmart and Target, some I get at craft stores but they tend to be pricey. Here is a list that includes links to each of the basic and not so basic supplies we use often. Basics: Construction Paper Construction paper is sturdy, retains it’s color and is easy for little hands to handle, cut and rip when you want to. Crayola Washable Kid’s Paint I love this paint, it really is washable. Crayola Pip-Squeaks Washable Markers I love these markers. Crayola 64ct Crayons Crayons are so versatile, they last forever, and when they are broken you can melt them into fun shapes, or multicolor disks! Elmer’s Washable No Run School Glue I like using white glue, my son put everything in his mouth for a long time and the thought of him biting off and possibly choking on a glue stick scared me. Chenille Stems Plastic Scissors Child Comfy Grip Scissors Googly Eyes

Weblog Altered matchboxes are easy and fun to make! To view a step-by-step tutorial with photos for making these paper boxes, check out the Matchbox Valentines How Tuesday post on the Etsy Storque blog. These little boxes are approximately the size of standard, store-bought, 32-count matchboxes (1.5″ x 2″ x .5″). Download Rachel’s matchbox template. Instructions: Print out template on card stock at 100%. Optional: Want to include a little card or mini zine in your matchbox? Want even more matchbox fun?! Here is a newer Envelope-style matchbox template: The inner drawer of this matchbox is exactly the same as my original Matchbox Template above, but the outer wrap differs significantly. Download the Envelope-style Matchbox Template PDF here. Here are the basic instructions which are also printed on the template: Print out template on card stock at 100%. Writing the instructions is the most difficult part of making these templates. Also…

rolled paper flowers {tutorial} |&jones design company Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. 2. 3. Okay, so let’s begin. Here’s what you’ll need: :: paper {either cover or text weight} :: florist wire :: scissors, pencil, glue gun STEP ONE: cut irregular circle This circle is approximately 8 inches, but you can do any size you wish. STEP TWO: cut spiral Start at the outside edge and cut in a spiral fashion to the center. I like a sort of bumpy shape so that the petals end up a bit irregular If you aren’t so sure about your cutting skills, feel free to draw your spiral before cutting. To add a little interest to my bouquet, I used a variety of yellow scrapbook papers {my favorite is that yellow dot} STEP THREE: roll your blossom start at the outside edge and coil tightly STEP FOUR: release coil

Homemade playdough recipe | How to make playdough During the holidays, as many parents know, kids expect you to entertain them from morning till dawn. Unless the day is action packed, it’s a “boring” day and “I don’t have anything to do” day. On one of those days, we made a batch of homemade playdough (play dough). In summer, we tend to spend more time outside and kids didn’t play with it for a while. Instructions on how to make homemade playdough: This is a simple no cook playdough recipe which you can make within minutes. Ingredients: 1 cup flour½ cup salt1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 tablespoon oil1 cup boiling waternatural or food colouring (eg. beetroot, turmeric powder), optional Note: Increase the above amounts two or three times for more playdough which can be divided and coloured differently. In a bowl mix all dry ingredients. Add oil, liquid colouring and boiling water (warn kids if they are helping!) This is a proper way. Similar Posts:

How to Crochet with Pop-Tops Crochet a Flower With Pull Tabs For crafters who want to know how to crochet with pull tabs, we've come up with this free crochet pattern that will teach you how to crochet a flower. This is our first DIY project and it's a good introduction to recycled crafts. To download a printable version, click here » Step 1: Materials & Tools 6 pull tabs Crochet thread (1 or 2 colors). Step 2: Prepare Your Pull Tabs Choose tabs that are in good condition. Step 3: Start Crocheting Begin crocheting the center of the flower using a single stitch to cover the 'thin side' of the tab (top figure) (the side that's pulled when a can is opened). Step 4: Connect the Circle Pull the line of tabs into a circle and crochet them together (top figure). Step 5: Add Color to the 'Petals' Cover the outer ring of the pull-tab using a double stitch with different colored thread. Step 6: Cover and Connect Cover all tabs in this same manner, connecting each of the petals together. Step 7: Finish the Flower Acknowledgements

DIY Star Wars Snowflakes With winter upon us, we thought it would be fun to share a fun project of ours with you: snowflake designs with a Star Wars twist. We created the original set of designs in 2010 and now have the largest collection of designs and templates on the internet. With The Force Awakens opening in December, the latest installment of the Star Wars film series inspired us to create new designs such as the BB-8 and Kylo Ren. Please share these on your networks using the hashtag #starwarssnowflakes and our handle @mattersofgrey. If you like Star Wars stuff, you might enjoy our Star Wars ringtones as well. Individual Diagrams Additional Diagrams from Full Collection Directions Click Diagram link to download the PDF (or download the Collection)Print the PDFCut the circle outFold the diagram. Diagram Example:

Animal Alphabet Letters to Print Free Coloring Pages Daily To Print Daily Coloring Pages Colouring PagesAlphabet LettersCartoonsHolidaysSportsMore Fun Coloring Pages Animal Alphabet Letters to Print Pages 1 2 Tags: abc coloring page, adult coloring pages, advanced coloring pages, alphabet coloring pages, alphabet letters to print, challenging coloring pages, difficult coloring pages, free alphabet pages, free coloring pages for adults, printable alphabet letters, realistic coloring pages Didn't find what you're looking for? @import url( Custom Search Pings on Animal Alphabet Letters to Print September 15, 2011 {friday freebies} fun for little fingers | 74 Lime Lane September 25, 2011 Animal Letter Coloring Pages | October 29, 2011 MAKE IT! Comments on Animal Alphabet Letters to Print August 27, 2009 Reply Yosi @ 8:01 pm I love your animal alphabet letters. September 20, 2009 susan @ 8:20 pm thank you so much for the coloring pages October 4, 2009 R. I love your Animal Alphabet. Hi,

Woven Felt Place Mats Handmade placemats are a great way to add some color and a unique touch to your table. I wanted to create a modern set that would work well for outdoor dining in the summer that would also be easy to make. These woven felt placemats require no sewing so they can be a fun all-family project! Materials These materials will make a set of six 11-inch x 17-inch place mats: Finished Measurements 11-inches wide x 17-inches long Cutting Cut each of the ecru felt pieces to be 12-inches x 17-inches (you'll be cutting the width down to 11-inches in the last cutting step). Cut all of the green felt pieces into as many 12-inch x 1-inch strips as you can (make sure you have at least 84 strips total.) Mark and cut one of the ecru pieces with a water soluble fabric marker as follows: Using a rotary cutter cut along all 10 of your vertical marks. Using a pair of scissors cut the vertical slices so that they meet up exactly with the horizontal markings. Weaving Finishing

Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self. Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. I remembered this origami star video on You Tube and had to get them involved in my plan. I thought it would be fun to make a whole bunch with kind words and “you are….” phrases inside. I used 12 x 12 inch scrapbook paper and cut 1/2 x 12″ strips, then followed the video HERE*. *UPDATE! Be Sociable, Share! Natural dye for homemade playdough By Kate on July 16, 2010 I‘ve discovered lately that its really easy to dye homemade playdough with natural ingredients. We dyed ours using raspberries, rose petals, beetroot, blueberries, turmeric and oak tree bark. Check out the results in the picture below. Pretty good eh? As well as creating some great playdough it’s also a lovely way to teach kids that some of the most beautiful dyes can be found in your own back yard. First of all you need to extract your dye: Raspberries and strawberries Put a big handful of raspberries and a cup of water in a pan. Rose petals Roughly tear up the petals from about six red roses and put in pan with a cup of water. Beetroot Chop up one medium sized beetroot and put in pan with a cup of water. Blueberries Put a big handful of blueberries and a cup of water in a pan. Turmeric Put approx two teaspoons of turmeric in a pan with a cup of water. Oak tree bark Playdough recipe ♥ Combine all the ingredients in a pan (don’t worry about sieving the flour).