A Summer Welcome To Your HomeWritten 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
Open purse and place long stemmed flowers along opening. In next row, place a different coloured flower to accent others.
Soap-Pops for Kids of All Ages!Written by Lisa Maliga
The following recipe is 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 to top with water. Empty 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 on safe side.
Cut soap into cubes.
Add soap to double boiler OR microwave. Include a small piece of color nugget, approximately ¼ of cube. Too much color will cause soap to ‘bleed.’ Always start by adding less, then increasing if necessary.