Gimp Bracelets – A Throwback to the 90s

It’s summer and no better way to celebrate than by making bracelets. Last year I did a post on making friendship bracelets. This time I thought I would do a bit of a 90s throwback and switch it up with some plastic lace. I found a pack at Dollarama for $2 and felt it was…

Friendship Bracelets – The 3 Basics

When I was a kid, summer was the season for friendship bracelets and with good reason.  These bracelets are great for kids and teens.  Once you get the hang of it, these are eas y to make and since there’s a million different colour combinations, each one is unique.   First let’s talk about supplies. …

Shrink Plastic Pins

I found some shrink plastic at the dollar store the other day and with pins being fairly popular now it’s seemed like a fun way to create.  I kept my designs pretty basic, but a good artist could have a lot of fun with this.  Even kids can make designs, as long as parents handle the baking…

My Attempt at Tie Dye

Spring has sprung and it was once again time to go on a camp out with my girl guide unit. We had kids aging from 7 to 12 so it’s a pretty good range. Looking back to when I was 10, I remember tie dying tshirts in my parks program and thought it would be…