A Summer Welcome To Your Home

Written by Mary Wilkins

This quick, easy craft is very unique, as well as pretty.It will make any visitor feel welcome and put a smile on their face. I have received many compliments on this craft from friends and neighbours.


1 old purse with strap or handles Faux flowers and ivy

Openrepparttar purse and place long stemmed flowers along opening. Inrepparttar 116258 next row, place a different coloured flower to accentrepparttar 116259 others.

Soap-Pops for Kids of All Ages!

Written by Lisa Maliga

The following recipe isrepparttar perfect project to make for kids of any age. Not only is it simple to make, it’s an educational lesson in weights and measures. Best of all, it’s quick, no dangerous chemicals are used, and not a lot of equipment is needed. What is a Soap-Pop? A bar of soap on a stick that looks and smells like a popsicle. Unfortunately, it doesn’t taste like one!

INGREDIENTS: 6 – 8 ounces of glycerin melt and pour soap. Translucent or opaque. 6-pack of popsicle molds Soap color[s] 1/4 teaspoon essential and/or fragrance oils INSTRUCTIONS:

To determine what size popsicle molds you have, fill one of them almost torepparttar 116257 top with water. Emptyrepparttar 116258 water into a measuring cup and that will give you an accurate measurement. The molds used in this recipe held 1 ounce, therefore 6 ounces of soap was needed. You can add a 1/2 ounce more of soap to be onrepparttar 116259 safe side.

Cutrepparttar 116260 soap into cubes.

Addrepparttar 116261 soap torepparttar 116262 double boiler OR microwave. Include a small piece ofrepparttar 116263 color nugget, approximately ¼ ofrepparttar 116264 cube. Too much color will causerepparttar 116265 soap to ‘bleed.’ Always start by adding less, then increasing if necessary.

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