Mason Jar Oil Candles

Check out this terrific tutorial from Ms Dawn! What are your thoughts on oil candles? I hadn’t given them much before this. A few ounces of oil will burn for hours. Useful and beautiful! Any glass jar or bottle will work, but I love mason jars and so do these guys. There are a lot of pics to get you inspired for any season and event. Save your pennies and make your own oil candles!

Check out the tutorial here…

MsDawn – How To Make Your Own Mason Jar Oil Candles

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red white blue strawberries

I love the 4th of July! It is by far my favorite holiday! I’ve been searching for fun and delicious treats to make but there are so many. I think I will just have to start with this one from The Sisters Cafe. I love delicious holiday themed food. Go the store and get some fresh strawberries, white chocolate, and blue sprinkles. Then try and wait till the festivities to eat them!

Get the instructions/recipe here…

TheSistersCafe – 4th Of July Strawberries

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10 Toddler approved Fourth Of July Crafts And Activities

Make the holiday fun for everyone this year! Toddler Approved has a roundup of fun and simple craft ideas that the littles in your life will be sure to love. So cute! I can’t wait for the fourth! Keep the kiddos busy with these crafts so the grownups can have fun too.

See them all here…

ToddlerApproved – 10 Fourth Of July Crafts And Activities For Toddlers

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red white and krispy treats

Rice Krispies treats have to be one of the simplest and most delicious desserts ever. And cheap to make. Four ingredients is all that is needed; butter, marshmallows, cereal, and for this one – food coloring. So festive and patriotic. Happy birthday America! This is way easier than any birthday cake and just as delicious.

Find the recipe here…

TheWilsonWorld – Fourth Of July Rice Krispies Treats

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4th of July Roundup

My favorite holiday will soon be here! I love the food, traditions, decorations, and what we are celebrating. My decorations are dusted off and ready to go. This year, our day will start with ‘Pancakes in the Park’ and end while watching the fireworks. For everything in between, The Happy Housewife has rounded up some fun and affordable ideas for crafts, cooking and family fun that will be a blast!

See them all here…

TheHappyHousewife – 4th Of July DIY Roundup

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Grocery Bag Easter Basket

I keep forgetting to run to the store and buy Easter baskets. There is still time but maybe I will make them instead. That’s what Lia Griffith did and they are “si précieux!” These cute little baskets might not be large enough for the big kids in your life, but for the littles, they are too cute not to try.

Find the tutorial here…

LiaGriffith – Easter Basket From An Upcycled Grocery Bag

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DIY Napkin Folded Bunny With Easter Egg

Swans, ducks, elephants, and dragons are just a few of the creative ways I have seen napkins folded into animals. For Easter it would be so cute to fold the table napkin into bunnies! To go above and beyond, these Easter Bunny napkins can be holding Easter eggs. Adorable! Don’t be intimidated by napkin origami-your guests will love it!

Check it out…

FabArtDIY – DIY Napkin Folded Bunny With Easter Egg

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Fluff Bunny Tail Cupcakes

If you love baking, then you need to see the cupcakes Allie Shellaway made for Easter. These delicious treats have a fluffy little bunny trying to burrow back under the hill. All that you can see of the Easter Bunny is a little bum made with molding chocolate or fondant. So cute and so on my list of Easter desserts to make!

Here’s the link to the recipe…

AllieShellaway – Bunny Bum Cupcakes

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The Best Inspiring Ideas For Easter

I can’t believe Easter will be here in a few short weeks. It is racing towards us and there are still so many things I want to do and make! I need to get crafting! If you are still looking for inspiration, The Craft Institute has gathered up some ideas. I can’t get over how cute the tulip egg shell table settings are. The spring rain boots and the grown-up chocolate eggs are equally terrific. Look for yourself and see what gives you the most inspiration!

ALSO SEE: Tree Stump Bunny Cake Tutorial

Here you go…

CraftInstitute – 13 Easter Inspirations

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