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A Whole New Meaning to a Chinese Puzzle

Did you know you can make your own puzzle? Watch this step by step video and learn how to make your own. It is easy. Easier than solving the finished puzzle!

Minutes to make – Hours of fun!

We made our puzzle from a package of chicken fried rice making it a terrific recycle project. It was made with a Cricut machine although other brands would work just fine.


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Up-cycle CD Project Idea

     We love to re-purpose things and keep them out of landfills.  Today’s project up cycles an old CD.  You can also recycle an old DVD.  With movies being moved to digital format, projects such as this will give a new life to your DVDs.

      You will be surprised at how simple and quick you can turn a plain CD into something pretty.

Watch the video to find out the surprise material we used.

      You can use your finished project as coaster.  Or hang it as an ornament in a window where it will sparkle and shimmer in the sunlight.
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Stressing Reducing Easter Egg

Hatch your creativity AND take out your frustration all at the same time with this fun needle felted Easter egg. It is quick and easy.

There is no sewing involved yet there is a needle. Felting needles do not have an eye but do have sharp barbs. All you need to do is moving the needle straight up and down. Stab it as hard as you like – a stress relieving motion.

After Easter you can give it to your kitty as it makes a fun cat toy!

Needle Felting Base       Gnome

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Glitzy Easter Egg Will Spark a Smile

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