Fun ideas, including Contact Paper Collage: Place a sheet of contact paper on the table, taping the corners down so that the paper
A Pinner Said: A table runner out of old book pages, first laying down a sheet of brown paper and taping the pages to it. Brilliant idea. I made these for my Son's Rehearsal Dinner. I used the rolling adhesive ( the type for photos) to attach to the brown craft paper. I found the craft paper at the Dollar Store to be the least expensive option. I bought the books at thrift shops.
Love this, including the idea of using a sheet music collage for the bulletin board background
sharpen paper punches, use aluminum foil (layered on top of a sheet of parchment paper) to do the job. The aluminum foil sharpens the punch, while the paper waxes it so that cutting through heavy paper is a breeze.
arts and crafts
Love this, including the idea of using a sheet music collage for the bulletin board background by tammie
Here are a few fun ideas, including "Going on a Bear Hunt" for some small prizes. I also love the paper bag picnic baskets! #FRG
For my kids
This resource includes 14 illustrated classroom rules posters written in familiar "I can..." style language. The posters are formated so that 2 rules (posters) print per 1 page of paper in landscape format. All you have to do is cut directly down the middle of the page on the dotted line and the resource is ready to use. Formatting allows for easy lamination and can be used in a variety of ways including pocket charts or classroom rules bulletin
'Oven Roasted Broccoli- Cut the florets in half and place them cut side down on a sheet pan that has been spritzed with olive oil (I roast veggies so often that I have a dedicated roasting pan). Spritz the top of the florets with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pop the pan into a preheated 425F oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the broccoli starts to caramelize.'
This is so genius. Repurpose an old frame as a vanity tray, place a sheet of colored paper under the glass and put all your pretty things on top. Doing this.
home sweet home.
A great compilation of all the cute ideas floating around Pinterest in one place: 30 Fun Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas - Happiness is Homemade
Root Words Project. Fold square paper so corners go in the middle-- have students write the root in the big square in the middle, then words that use the roots on the flap. Then, they can decorate the closed flaps. Display them all on the bulletin board like a quilt-- talk about the patchwork of language.
I'm looking for some ideas to do in my Pottery class. I own a million candles/tealights so thought I might make a set of three lanterns to place on centre of dining table. Love the pattern on this :)
Buckets of fun -- Layer on some bright contact paper and hang a bucket from a door hook for bathroom organization.
crafts for the kids
50 FUN Date Ideas on the CHEAP! - The theory of going on a date can be fun. But when you've been together awhile, it's easy to get in the same date rut. Like the movie Date Night, SO funny! Anyway, here is a list of 50 fun date ideas...and the best part is, they're cheap! Nothing can top that! Amen!
Make a relaxing statement in your elegant bath with the Wooden Tub Caddy. Place a soothing candle, book, or glass of wine on the caddy and transform your soaking experience into something that you've always dreamed of. Made out of reclaimed oak from barns built in the 1800s, the caddy has two holes drilled in the corners—perfect for a votive candle or tea light. Water-resistant and easy to clean, the caddy just needs a quick wipe-down after every use.
Fun New Years Eve Ideas for Kids. Take time to slow down and remember how life looks through the eyes of a child. There is so much excitement that comes with a new year. These are great tips on how to celebrate with them!
"WOW" factor! Take a round table and cover it with a cloth, take 5 or 6 short glasses (I used votive holders) and place them around the table upside down (these are the lifts that support your glass top). Place strands of "icicle" lights, then place the round glass on top.
so clever...Place a fresh leaf in between a sheet of paper and a paper towel. Tap it with a hammer and it leaves the outline of the leaf.
Create your own snowstorm with materials that swirl in a plastic bag. Use tiny pieces of a foam sheet, paper towel, napkin, tissue or some felt. put the bag flat on the table top
A French-themed valentine's day collage sheet I made with dozens of layers and scans including love letters from the 1700s, hand colored
I just have to say thank you, JMS members! I love seeing all your creations and being so inspired every time I come here~what a fun place to be! Every day theres something new here, and something that sparks new ideas for projects of my own. I wanted a new coffee table, and in keeping with the spirit of junking, decided to use what I already have.
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cookie sheet + contact paper = magnet board - Why didn't I think of that? @Alexandra Cristobal@Mayi Ferran
Reindeer Noses: Preheat your oven to 225 degrees. spread the round pretzels on a cookie sheet so that they lie flat. Place one kiss in each
Mr. Scott Cunningham’s All-Purpose Spell: “Write or make a symbol of your need on a piece of paper cut into a triangle. While visualizing your need, place the appropriate enchanted herbs in the center of the paper and crumble it tightly so that the herbs are trapped inside the paper. Anoint with oils if you wish. Build a roaring fire in a n outside pit or indoor fire place. Throw the herb packet into the fire. As it touches the flames
Fine Motor Activities: write student's name on sheet of fun foam or construction paper. Have student trace letters with glue. Pick up small beads with tweezers or opened paper clip to place in the glue spelling out his/her name.
Cut stencil out of contact paper Place sheet of cardboard or other thick material to prevent bleed through - unless you're after that sort of thing. Trace stencil Let dry Wash alone or with like items Enjoy!
"The art of cursive handwriting is at a crossroads. Touch-typing on a computer keyboard has replaced hand-writing on a sheet of paper so
Place a layer of wax paper on top of upper kitchen cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Every few months, switch out the paper for a fresh sheet. Includes other wax paper uses. - sublime-decor
Place a layer of wax paper on top of upper kitchen cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Every few months, switch out the paper for a fresh sheet. Includes other wax paper uses.