Category Archives: DIY (Crafts)

Summertime Is The Perfect Time For Shell Crafts

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Want to commemorate a trip to the beach, a tropical vacation or day spent at the seashore with Shell Crafts? I love decorating my tree with ornaments from all of the places that my family travels to.  It is a little piece of vacation that you can take home with you, long after your bags […]

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Personalized Ornaments You Don’t Have To Hand-Write!

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I love Personalized Ornaments!  For over 20 years I have been working in the personalization business and enjoy how decorations come to life when a name is written on them.  So many people are amazed at what our personalizers can do and wish they had the necessary hand-writing skills needed to creatively write their name. […]

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A Gumball Machine Provides More Than One Cent Of Fun

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Originally costing only 1 penny for a gumball, the first Gumball Machine, in 1907, was an instant hit with both children and adults. As if the colorful balls contained inside that clear glass sphere weren’t exciting enough, the real thrill came from inserting your shiny penny into the slot, cranking the handle all the way […]

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Decorate Your Beach Themed Christmas Tree With Ornament Garland

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A Beach Themed Christmas Tree is a fun way to bring a little sea and surf to your holiday decorating. Our DIY Ornament Garland is an easy way to fill some of the open space on the tree, while providing a neat way to capture some of the sand you brought back from a favorite […]

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Paper Mache Is Perfect For Summer Fun Decorating

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Need a summer craft that kids of all ages can make? Paper Mache is always a winner! It is easy to do, requires only a few supplies and doesn’t make a big mess.  It is both a mom-pleasing and kid-pleasing activity that allows creativity to blossom! This paper mache ornament glass ball is inspired by […]

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