Category: DIY/Crafts

Chocolate Play-Dough

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 cup of salt 2 cups of water 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 1/12 tablespoons cream of tartar Directions: Stir all ingredients in medium saucepan over low heat until dough forms. Allow the dough to cool then knead the dough several times. If the consistency is too...

Salt Dough Ornaments

  These are so much fun to make with the kids and you can even color them with food coloring!  Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup salt 1 1/2 cup warm water   Directions: Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Mix flour and salt, gradually add water and stir, then mix and knead dough...

Gingerbread Playdough

Ingredients: 3 tsp cream of tartar 1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp cooking oil 1 cup water Combine dry ingredients in medium sauce pan. Add the water and oil and mix. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until doughy. Remove from...

Homemade Cinnamon Ornaments

  My daughter and I have so much fun making these. Not only are they super cute and easy to make, they also make the whole house smell delicious!!     Missing from the pic is the twine, and plastic wrap. Oops.. 🙂     Mix applesauce and cinnamon until small ball of dough is...

Crayon Drip Pumpkin Tutorial

        I originally saw the Crayon Drip Pumpkin posted somewhere on Pinterest and thought it was such a cute idea! Don’t get me wrong, I love the look of carved pumpkins, but this is so much easier and less messy. My 4 year old loved being able to help, and we had so...

Pumpkin Spice Playdough

  2 cups water orange food coloring (combine yellow and red) 2 TBSP vegetable oil 1 cup salt 4 tsp. cream of tartar 3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 2 cups flour Combine all ingredients in large pan on stove over medium heat. Stir until all lumps are gone. Allow to cook and then knead like...

DIY Peppermint and Tea Tree Foot Lotion

   As I mentioned in my last post, I received a 1 lb bag of Shea Butter from Shea Butter Wisdom and I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it at first.   Shea Butter is found in many beauty products you buy online and from stores. You can use Unrefined Shea Butter to...