I’m a wreath nut. But not your traditional foliage style wreath. Oh no, I like off the beaten path wreaths and have tons of them lying around in various states of completion…..this is NOT one of them!

DIY Wreath: Learn how to make a minimalist yarn wreath for fall/winter or any time of year!

I first posted this DIY wreath tutorial on a collaborative site a couple years ago and I finally am sharing its goodness with you here today. Yarn wreaths are one of my favorites types of DIY wreaths out there; they require a few inexpensive materials and a bit of patience but will last forever.  This little puppy is now on its third holiday season being displayed at our house.

I particularly love the modern minimalist feel of yarn wreaths. They are also a great arts and crafts projects for older kids. We tried them at a wreath making party and a few of the 6 year old girls tackled them with aplomb. [click to continue…]



October 22, 2014

I want to hear from you! My amazing readers are the reason this blog is possible; I truly appreciate each and every comment, like, and share you show our projects. And on that note I want to know what types of projects you want more of here on Babble Dabble Do: Science, Art, Design, or Engineering? To […]

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DIY TOYS: Spinning Tops (+ Magical Disappearing Colors)

October 20, 2014
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I love to make DIY toys and spinning tops have been on my to-do list forever. I just hadn’t come up with a super simple way to make them. Until now. As often happens in the world of design you start working on one project and find the answers to another entirely different project along […]

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Easy Art Activities for Kids: WASHABLE GRAFFITI

October 16, 2014
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WASHABLE GRAFFITI  was purely an accident. I have a blue canvas butterfly chair on my porch with a table beside it. One day a bucketful of chalk was on the table and I thought it might be fun to draw on the chair with it. So we did. And guess what? It was really cool! The […]

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes: BOX MONSTERS

October 13, 2014
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I was recently going through some images from Halloween’s past and rediscovered these Last Minute Halloween Costumes we made two years ago: BOX MONSTERS. I wasn’t blogging often then so they never made it here until now. And if you have a Minecrafter in your house you can make a similar Minecraft box head costume, scroll […]

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13 DIY Halloween Decorations {for Design Geeks}

October 10, 2014
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We’ve been making a LOT of DIY Halloween Decorations in recent years and I wanted to round them up for y’all in one simple, easy to reference place. Plus I’ve got a few other fabulous ditties from around the web! First things first let’s make sure you are in the right place…. Do either of the following […]

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Halloween Crafts: Haunted Mini Mansions

October 8, 2014
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Think of today’s project as a Halloween Gingerbread House, minus the candy and snow of course…..I live in a city that popularize McMansions and for that reason alone I’m excited about the Halloween craft idea I’m sharing today: Haunted MINI Mansions. I guess you could call these the polar opposite of McMansions! All kidding aside […]

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Crafty Halloween Ideas: Make Your Own MUTANT TOYS

October 4, 2014
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Today we are taking a break from pretty things to bring you something very special…..MUTANT TOYS! Oh yeah! This is one of those Halloween ideas that will have you and your kids laughing, a lot. Trust me, you will want to do this project. My kids LOVED it and are still playing with their mutant toys….. This […]

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12 Easy Art Ideas for Kids

October 1, 2014
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We love easy art ideas for kids here on Babble Dabble Do and have amassed quite a few fun, colorful, and simple art project posts since we started 2 years ago. The only problem is…how do you find them? With 150+ posts and counting I realize that a lot of fabulous projects are lost in […]

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