Soni And Socks

Kimberly Colagioia owner of Soni and Socks Place, creates at her kitchen island because as she puts it…”she likes to be in the middle of things”…. Kimberly’s creations include handmade Christmas Ornaments and home decor items such as etched glassware, picture frames, custom kitchen canisters and much more! Kimberly says she has always loved crafting […]

A Little Bit of Trivia….

A little bit of trivia…. Did you know that over 1700 years ago, the Chinese developed solid ink, in the form of sticks or cakes? They used soot and animal glue to produce it. They then shaved off bits of it and mixed them with water, to produce instant ink whenever they had to write […]

Jingle Bells DIY Craft Idea

A great idea using a find from The Dollar Tree! These were found at the Dollar Tree but they were a bright brass color. With a can of spray paint (Red Oxide Primer) simply spray paint the bells! Aren’t they wonderful? A very nice display in an old wooden bowl with some evergreen sprigs. A […]

Grapevine and Berry Wreaths

Supplies Needed: 18??? grapevine wreath 4 foot pip berry garland (color of your choice) 4-6 foot rusty garland ??? pumpkins, stars, hearts, etc. Grapevine wire ribbon of choice ??? or homespun fabric Wire cutters and scissors I’ve made these for shows and classes – you can do them in all sorts of seasons, shown is […]

Rusty Jingle Bells

JINGLE BELLS A great idea using a find from The Dollar Tree! These were found at the Dollar Tree but they were a bright brass color. With a can of spray paint (Red Oxide Primer) simply spray paint the bells! Aren’t they wonderful? A very nice display in an old wooden bowl with some evergreen […]

Grubby Prim Fruit

Supplies: Ugly fake fruit Brown paint, sponge brush Modge Podge (or Aileen’s glue) Spices in a bag Sealer Tags Fake fruit can be found at different craft stores. Willow bought hers at Joann’s, for 10-25 cents on clearance. I painted the pears brown, let dry, then brushed watered down mod podge on them (you could […]

How to Make Primitive Fabric Sunflowers

Materials needed: muslin scissors Mark B Gone pen needle upholstery thread 1 small coffee can plastic lid 1 lid from pringles can or similar size coffee stain* cookie sheet & foil polyester filling *Coffee Stain 3 Tablespoons instant coffee to 1 cup hot water 2 Tablespoons vanilla note : for grungy sunflowers add approx. 1/4 […]

Chocolate Snowmen

The only thing better than a snowman is a CHOCOLATE SNOWMAN! Isn’t this ADORABLE? VERY easy to make! SUPPLIES NEEDED: Hershey’s Bar (The ones in the pics are 1/2 pound bars) Kraft or other heavy weight paper Embellishments (Buttons etc…) Colored markers/pens Scrap of fleece (Twice as wide as the bar plus 1″) All you […]

Prim PVC Candy Canes

CANDY CANES MANY thanks to ANGIE for her pictures and directions! You will need the following materials to make one Candy Cane: Plastic PVC Yard Candy Cane (found cheapest at Walmart or Dollar Stores) 1/4 yard Tea Stained Muslin Red or Green Homespun Hot Glue If your plastic candy canes red/green stripes are taped on […]

Easy Paper Mache’ Icicles

These Paper Mache Icicles are a quick and easy project. They look great hanging on a tree. They are also a Great craft show seller. Supplies Needed: Large Bobby Pins Tin Foil Instant Paper Mache (found at local craft store) White Paint Iridescent Glitter, Mica Flakes or similar product for sparkle Instructions: Take a large […]