DIY - Painted Cross-Stitch Dress

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Turn an old dress into something fabulous by painting on a trendy floral cross-stitch pattern!

Go to thescrapshoppeblog.com for full instructions.

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DIY - Curly Ribbon Hair Bows

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Learn how to make your own curly ribbon hair bows for the little ladies in your life. It's easier than you think! Go to sheknows.com for full tutorial...

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A vintage bent spoon becomes a great handle on a recipe box.

Turn an old box into a fun recipe holder with a few simple steps!

Full tutorial at countryliving.com

Caramel Dipped Pears

How about a pear instead of an apple?

Ingredients

Microwave Caramel Recipe
1 C. Butter
2 1/4 C. Packed Light Brown Sugar
1 14 oz. can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 C. Light Corn Syrup
1 t. Vanilla

For full instruction go right here


DIY papier mache nests.

A pretty idea for spring or Easter - these egg shaped nests make for a lovely hanging mobile.

Blow up a balloon, light coat with oil, paper mâché, pop and paint. Really cool!

Get a method right here that you can use  for this attempt.

Easter Marshmallow Bark

So simple to make, and the pastel colors are so pretty!

This looks like a fun recipe to try with the kids

Ingredients

1 bag white chocolate chips {12 oz}
3 cups mini rainbow marshmallows
about 1 TBSP shortening {optional, but it really makes the melting process easier!}
Easter sprinkles or other fun sprinkles for decor on top!

Full recipe with step by step instructions.