This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Happy Monday! How about a little sparkle to start your week off right? Thanks to Wilton and Places for Faces, we turned some chocolate cookies into gold coins for St. Patrick’s Day favors! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: chocolate sandwich cookies, Wilton gold color mist, cellophane treat bags, and Places for Faces favor tags. The above supplies contain affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Directions: 1. Cover your work space with aluminum foil or paper towels. Place cookies on top. 2. Spray cookies with gold mist according to directions. Let dry. 3.
Looking for a fun DIY project to make this weekend? Today we’re sharing some fun and festive felt garlands that are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. You can even swap the colors out to make them match your party decor or keep them as every day garlands! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: colorful felt, twine or string, fabric scissors, and hot glue. Shades of green bunting: Cut four inch strips of felt in shades of green. Cut out a small triangle shape from the bottom of each strip. Put two hot glue dots on the back of each strip and carefully press a piece of twine to the glue. Rainbow garland: Cut three inch strips of felt in rainbow colors. Line up all
We are so sad that Valentine’s Day is over, but what luck that St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Today we’re sharing a fun and simple kids craft to get you in the lucky spirit. Supplies: green paper plates, scissors, a pencil, a single hole punch, white yarn, and a plastic sewing needle (optional). Directions: 1. Draw or trace a shamrock shape onto the back of a plate. 2. Cut the shape out with scissors. 3. Use a single hole punch to create holes around the edge of the shamrock shape. 4. Give your kiddos a piece of yarn (plastic sewing needle optional) and a prepped plate and let them get to sewing! This St. Patrick’s Day craft is a fun way to
This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! If you’ve been reading blog.vickybarone.com for any length of time, you’ll know much we LOVE these chocolaty pretzel treats. This year, we decided to mix them up a bit by using Hershey’s Hugs and Rolos! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: a baking sheet, square pretzels (regular, not butter flavored!), Rolos, Hershey’s Hugs, and M&Ms. The above supplies contain affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 200. 2. Cover your baking sheet with pretzels. 3. Place a Rolo or a Hug in the center of each pretzel. 4. Bake
Happy Friday! Today we’re sharing a sweet treat you can make (and play with!) this weekend. These tic-tac-toe boards are completely edible and so much fun to make and use. Here’s how… Supplies: graham crackers, pink candy melts, red candy melts, candy conversation hearts, wax paper, a cookie sheet, and a Ziploc bag. Directions: 1. Melt pink candy melts in a wide bowl according to directions. 2. Break graham crackers into squares and dip into pink candy melts. 3. Shake off excess chocolate (use a spoon to spread or even it out if necessary) and lay graham crackers on a wax paper lined cookie sheet. 4. Place in fridge to set. 5. Melt red candy melts and scoop into a Ziploc bag. 6. Cut off
Today we’re sharing the easiest of all Valentine crafts! All you need are some pencils and some pipe cleaners! You may love this little detail so much you’ll leave it in your pencil cup all year round… First, bend the pipe cleaner in half and curve the two halves around to create a heart shape. At the base of the heart, wrap the excess pipe cleaner around the pencil to hide the loose ends. That’s all you need to create these simple and sweet pencils. What other projects are you working on for Valentine’s Day? We’d love to hear!
Looking for some sweet treats for your valentines? We’ve got you covered with these delicious s’mores kits! We even personalized them using Places for Faces and you can too! Here’s how… Supplies: cellophane treat bags (we used the ones for pretzel rods), fun-sized chocolate bars, heart-shaped Peep marshmallows, graham crackers, baker’s twine, and Places for Faces favor tags. All you need to do to create these tasty valentines is assemble the bags! We found that the marshmallow would stick to the sides of the bag, so we dipped the sticky side in granulated sugar before putting it in the plastic bag. Once the bags are finished, head over to Places for Faces and create your own custom favor tags! There are lots of Valentine’s Day stickers
Candy bouquets are the best kind of bouquets, don’t you think? These DIY Tootsie Pop flowers are so easy to assemble and make the sweetest gift for Valentine’s Day. Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: Lollipops, red felt, scissors, and an X-acto knife. Directions: 1. Cut a flower shape out one shade of felt and a smaller flower shape out of another shade. 2. Use an X-acto knife to cut a small X shape in the center of each flower. 3. Stack the flowers on top of each other and insert the lollipop stick into the center cuts. That’s it! For extra sturdiness you can add a bit of glue to the base of the lollipop (make sure to keep it on the wrapper!)