How to Make Felt Fortune Cookies!

  How to Make Felt Fortune Cookies! I love fortune cookies! I love picking a fortune cookie and hoping for an actual fortune, but alas, a witty quip or odd saying. Make your own cookies and include actual fortunes! These colorful felt fortune cookies are easy to make and take less than 15 minutes.  They are perfect reusable play food toys.   Make a bunch of brightly colored fortune cookies for imaginative play, as a decoration, or string them up on a garland! These cute fortune cookies are perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year and work great as Valentine decor too.  They would make a great non-candy Valentine to pass out to a school class. Everyone will love reading their custom fortunes! Pick bright colors of felt and make a giant bowl full--or a take out box filled with felt fortune cookies! Supplies Needed for Felt Fortune Cookies: 4" circles of colored felt (these 4" squares are perfect) 3" strips of twill tape or ribbon 3.5" of pipecleaner Hot Glue/Gun

How to Make a Wrist Corsage or Boutonniere with Fresh Flowers!

How to Make a Wrist Corsage or Boutonniere with Fresh Flowers! Boutineer, Wrist Corsage, Corsage, Wrist Bouquet, Boutonniere--however you say it, this is how to make it.  Making your own floral arrangements can save you money and create a uniquely custom piece that you would have a hard time finding at a floral shop.   This technique is perfect for Prom, School Dances, Military Balls, Weddings, Mother's Day or any other fancy occasion that calls for flowers. The first thing you will need to do is acquire your flowers.  Local florists have the best prices on florals priced by the sprig.   Pick some greenery too, ferns, sprays, etc.   Get a sprig of baby's breath.   Pick about 3 to 5 fresh flowers depending on size.   Pick a carnation or 2, mums, or miniature roses...those are my favorite.   If you want these flower arrangements to last forever--or at least for a couple of wedding receptions, buy silk flowers and faux greenery for an equally stunning bouquet.   Supplies Needed fo

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Party!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Party! Today is my birthday--My 42nd birthday as a matter of fact! I just had to take advantage of my age, since it is the answer to life, the universe and everything. This quick party is easy to just throw together with free printables and simple supplies for a meaningful birthday to celebrate the ultimate age, forty-two. I grew up in a very logical family with a love for sci-fi. My dad raised us on Doctor Who, Star Wars, Blakes 7 and The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.  I knew my family would be the only ones, apart from my fandom weirdo's on the internet, that could appreciate my party theme. Leave me a comment if you are a sci-fi nerd that loves parties like this! If you or a geeky loved one are nearing that magic 42 birthday, this party is a total shew in. It's simple to set up! “Space,” it says, “is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way d