• 4th of July,  Crafts,  Create,  Holidays,  Kids Activities,  kids craft,  Printables,  Tutorials

    4th of July Kids Craft – Star Hat

    I’ve got a new and exciting part of the blog – some call it vlogging (video blogging). Featuring my 2 cuties Samantha age 9 and Ella age 4. All my kids love to do crafts! You should see all the little scraps of paper laying around my house on a daily basis! I love it that my kids are so creative, it warms my heart. So I decided to get my kids involved with my blog! Thus ‘Sam and Ella’s Crafty Creations’ was born. These girls are so fun and Sam does such a great job describing how to make things and helping her little sister make crafts. So for…

  • Crafts,  Create,  Enrichment Ideas,  Gift Ideas,  Holidays,  Home,  Home Decor,  Mother's Day,  Tutorials

    Grandkids Make Life Grand Picture Board Tutorial

    Looking for a great gift for Grandma and Grandpa? Well look no further, I came up with this little Grandparent’s picture board several years ago and put it on my blog. It gets pinned like crazy! So I thought I would give you all a little step-by-step tutorial on how to make one, they are so easy and fun. The perfect personalized gift for Grandparents. (This post contains Affiliate Links) Supplies Needed: Wood Board – (mine is about 2 feet long) Paint/paint brush – (I used black for the board and white for the clothespins) Vinyl/Craft cutter – (I used white and red vinyl and my Silhouette Digital Craft Cutter- see note below…

  • Holidays,  kids craft,  Printables,  Tutorials,  Valentine's Day

    Valentine Ideas for Kids – Part 3

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I have some great ideas for you this year! Last years Valentines were such a huge hit. My kids love taking personalized homemade Valentines to their classroom Valentines Day Party. This year I wanted to make a couple non-candy Valentines. And here they are… Sam’s “You are ex-STRAW special” Valentine… I did the same thing as last year for the photo (click here for the tutorial). Once I had the pictures printed we cut a small hole where the “glow bracelet” inserts and slid it through, then use a piece of tape on the back side to hold it in place. I got…

  • Crafts,  Create,  Eat,  Food,  Gift Ideas,  Holidays,  kids craft,  Printables,  Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day,  Teacher Gift,  Tutorials

    St. Patricks Day Ideas: Crafts, Food, Gifts and More…

    Just wanted to share some fun ideas I’ve found for St. Patrick’s Day, from awesome Bloggers like you! Including Kids Crafts, Treats and Gift ideas, Dinner and Dessert Ideas and more! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day everyone. Here are some fun Craft Ideas for the kids… A Cereal Rainbow craft from One Artsy Mama. Rainbow Chain Craft from Sassy Dealz. Lepre-Cuties from Happy Home Fairy. Fingerprint Rainbow Pot from Sassy Dealz. Rainbow Wand Tutorial from Icing Designs. Here are some fun Treats and Gift Ideas… (great for Teachers, Friends, Loved Ones) St. Patrick’s Day Rainbows from Our Best Bites. St. Patty’s Day Gift Bottles from The Idea Room. St. Patty’s Basket from Home…

  • Crafts,  Holidays,  Kids Activities,  kids craft,  Teacher Gift,  Tutorials,  Valentine's Day

    Valentine Crafts

    Here are some super cute Valentine Craft Ideas from around the web that I would love to share with you. Take some time to craft with your kids for Valentines! It’s a great way to show them how much you love them during this season of Love! Check out these cute Heart Shaped dollar bills, perfect for putting a little cash in your kids Valentine basket or fun to teach your kids how to make! Here’s a fun idea for a craft for your hubby! You can find it over at the Happygoluckyblog. Here’s another fun activity, this would be great for your older child to practice some sewing! Check out the tutorial over at Robinek…

  • Crafts,  Holidays,  kids craft,  Tutorials,  Valentine's Day

    Valentines Day Cards for Kids

    I’ve come up with a couple really cute Valentines Ideas that I can’t wait to share with you, and show you how to make them yourself!! DIY Valentines Day Cards for Kids These are perfect for making with your kids for their classmates during their school Valentines Day exchange! They’re also inexpensive and personalized, just perfect for Valentines Day! Don’t yah just love them!?!? Okay, so I know what you’re thinking, those are just too complicated to make. But guess again! I am here to give you an easy to follow, step by step tutorial on how to make them yourself! First, I’ll show you how to make the Balloon Valentine… Balloon Valentine Tutorial: – First,…

  • Kids Activities,  kids craft

    Fall Kids Activity Ideas

    Fall Kids Activity Ideas One of my kids most favorite thing to do in the fall is Play in the Leaves! What’s more fun than playing in LEAVES?!?! Just look at these happy kids!    Caution: you may lose sight of child at times! Don’t worry, they always reappear!!  It’s the leaf monster! Taking a break from the leaves.  Ella locking her brother and sister up! Haha look at that sad face on Sammy! *Indoor activities are easy to come by online! So when the weather is dreary let your kids color cute holiday pics, or sort goldfish… Printable found HERE (I let my kids color theirs too!) Here are a couple…

  • Baby Shoes,  Crafts,  Home Decor,  kids craft

    Christmas Crafts

    Christmas Crafts…Thought I would share some photos of the Christmas Crafts that kept me busy this year… Family Letters for my Sister-in-law. You can find the tutorial HERE Nephew’s (bean bag) Name bags. So I was going to fill them with beans but they felt odd and I didn’t want them to throw them at each other and get hurt so I filled them with fiberfill and they are like little pillows. Made a matching bag so they can hang them on the door knob and throw them in. This was a surprise gift I made for my mother in law. I had all the supplies except the mini clothespins.…

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    Welcome to the Eat Pray Create Blog! (formally known as: Craft of the Week) I love sharing awesome crafts, tutorials, recipes and fun ideas with you! Each Month you can look forward to:   Crafts and Projects Fun DIY projects and crafts. Often times step-by-step tutorials are included! Kids Activity Ideas I love to give you activity ideas for spending time with your kids. My girls also love to share video tutorials on kids crafts! Health and Beauty Tips It is important not to forget about our own well being when life is so busy. So look forward to motivation for taking care of you! Meal Plan Ideas and Recipes…

  • Crafts,  Create,  Gift Ideas,  Holidays,  Home Decor,  Tutorials,  Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging Tutorial

    I made the cutest Valentine Wall Hanging last year and got to hang it up this year to add a cute Holiday Décor to my home. I put together a little tutorial to inspire you! I hope you get a chance to make one. Aren’t they cute! *You can use any colors you like or that would look best in your house! Valentine Wall Hanging Tutorial: Supplies: 4 Wood Heart Cutouts (Check your local craft store, I got mine at Hobby Lobby $1.99 each) Craft Paint (I used a baby pink and light grey, I also used some spray primer first so I wouldn’t have to do so many coats)…