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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

A Crafty Day & a Play-doh recipe


We've had a crafty day today which is always nice!  

We painted beautiful pictures with the Bubbas favorite Christmas gift...



And she has been wanting to make homemade PLAY-DOH for a week now...so I finally remembered to get the final ingredient needed to make it and she was so THRILLED!  I had NO IDEA that it was so EASY and FAST!



First, you stir together 1 cup of flour, 1/2 cup salt, 1 cup water, 1 Tbsp oil, 2 tsp cream of tarter (found in the seasoning isle), and food coloring to you liking.  Cook it over medium heat until it starts to harden.  Then take it out and sit on wax paper to cool...and voila'...all said & done!  Just know that it will harden fast as it's cooking.  I hadn't a clue to how fast this process went and was pleasantly surprised :-)  And we had the best time making 'cookies' with it, hehe.



In other news...I finally posted a few Scrabble Tile Pendants to the shop so go check em' out.  I'm still not very pleased with the pictures but will try again tomorrow.


Okay, I'm off to work on another surprise for the shop!  I know, you are just too excited to control yourself :-)  Well, hang tight...I'll keep ya updated!

Oh...& Don't forget to ENTER MY GIVEAWAY here!

Jaime

15 comments:

Sara said...

I love homemade playdoh! so much cheaper than buying it every few weeks! Right now Chloe is huge into moonsand... which, super cool for NEVER EVER drying out!!! But just like regular sand, does get around.. although not as bad a reg. sand? weird! lol Yea for the crafty day!! I am hoping tomorrow will be for us!! =]

Tristan said...

Fun day...I'm gonna have to make some of that withthe niece!

Fifi Flowers said...

FUN crafty day!

tara @ kidz said...

Looks like loads of fun! I love the bright colors of the play-doh!

Kimberly said...

Sounds fun and easy to make! Does it smell like play-doh?

Noah's Mommy said...

Very cool Playdough...I will have to remember that....and I really am falling in love with your pendants...

Bee and Rose said...

Thank you for the playdoh info! We are going to do that for school today!

Blog is so pretty...love to visit cause it brightens my day!

Pendants are super cute! I make those as well and they are tricky little devils! Yours are lovely!

Hugs!

Annikke said...

We love homemade playdough too! Over the summer I made some and the kids played for HOURS -- and they played together -- with the playdough! It was wonderful!

PamperingBeki said...

I just might get brave and try the playdough!

mysteryhistorymom said...

My girls would love this! Thanks for the recipe! Your Scrabble tiles are SOOOO cute! Lori

sandy said...

Homemade play dough is the best! I just got a recipe for chocolate play dough that I can't wait to make:)

Kathleen said...

Yay for Craft days!

And love the scrabble pendants. I've been wanting to do them too...do you mind me asking what kind of glue/top coat you are using? :o)

Once the new craft room is done, I'm going to go to some thrift stores for scrabble pcs and attempt them.

Creating Cupcakes said...

Thanks for your nice comment. I use Illustrator & Photoshop to create digital scrapbook images, but I know there are easier & cheaper programs out there. You can read the forums at http://www.twopeasinabucket.com for tips & etc. Hopefully that helps. As for CSS, I've never used it. Sorry I'm not much help. I just use blogger for my blog & Yahoo Site builder for my websites.

Aubrey said...

OH. MY. GOODNESS.
Those owl pendants are absolutely adorable! I want one. I must have one. I now know where to get one. LOL

Queenie Jeannie said...

Homemade playdoh! How fun!!!