Christmas Surprises and Christmas Crackers

Christmas Surprises & Christmas Cracker

The first Christmas was full of surprises.  It is likely Christmas at your house is also full of surprises.  One of the ways we keep Christ in Christmas is by reflecting on all the surprises during the first Christmas.  While making the craft of a Christmas Cracker suggested below, discuss with your child, in an age appropriate manner, all the surprises that occurred that first … [Read more...]

DIY Handmade Christmas Gifts – Holiday Season 2014

Make Your Own #DIY Christmas with a collection of homemade gift tutorials and ideas. | Merry Christmas from Satisfaction Through Christ

Make Your Own Christmas Gifts with these Ideas and Tutorials!   One amazing homemade gift idea after another. Tackle your list with fun tutorials to make thoughtful Christmas gifts! Dip Mix Ornaments from Bubbly Nature Creations   Hot Chocolate Kit from Hoosier Homemade   How To Make  A Notebook from Homemade Gifts Made … [Read more...]

5 Felted Wool Projects for Fall

Now that the kids are back to school and the mornings are crisper here in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast PA, I am in the mood for some serious fall crafting. Want to join me? Don’t worry that these DIY’s will be too hard.  Some are as simple as using a pair of scissors – no kidding! First, gather your main supply – a thrifted wool sweater.  I like to head to my … [Read more...]

Old Window Pane Turned Antique Mirror

DIY mirror

    Do you ever look at all of the amazing DIY post on Pinterest and think, oh I can do that?! I do that all the time.  I've had this old window pane for over a year, my husband stole it...I mean got it out of someones trash pile at a house being gutted. So, finders keepers right? I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with it, but then I saw this Pottery Barn … [Read more...]

Easiest DIY Birthday Calendar

When I got married, my family more than doubled in size. I started having a hard time keeping up with everyone's birthday. For a while now, I've seen birthday calendar ideas on Pinterest. I've wanted to make one for myself, but never really liked the designs of the ones I saw online. They were all so big and bulky. No offense, but I didn't want a birthday calendar taking up a … [Read more...]