Making scrunchies is the perfect way to use up all the skinny fabric scraps in your stash. Whip up a bunch, and stick them in your gift closet for easy gift-giving.
These fabric marble mazes are the perfect screen-free, quiet toy for kids, and they happen to be a great way to use up bits of fleece or minky fabric. Each maze has a marble sandwiched between the two layers that you push through the maze with your fingers.
If you don’t have a jar opener to help you open difficult lids, this one is easy to make. We’re talking 15 minutes tops. You can even use fabric scraps to make it. Here are the easy peasy instructions.
This is the ultimate homemade play dough recipe. It has an amazing texture and an even more amazing scent. That’s thanks to the essential oils that I’ve included in the recipe. When you squeeze or roll out the play dough it releases bursts of fragrance.
Have some flannel in your fabric stash? Use it to make lavender eye pillows. When placed over the eyes or forehead, they can be used to relieve headaches, soothe tired, puffy eyes, reduce stress and help you fall asleep faster.
Protect your hands, and your table, from hot bowls with a set of these soup bowl cozies. If you make them out of 100% cotton fabric, batting and thread, they can even go in the microwave. This project doesn’t require much fabric, which makes it a great stash buster and gift idea.
Whip up a batch of cookie butter in less than 15 minutes. This homemade version is every bit as creamy as the commercial stuff, and it’s shelf-stable, too. If you don’t have time to bake, use store-bought cookies to make it. Either way it makes a fantastic gift or treat.
These microwaveable heating pads are a quick and easy project, and they make a great gift. Use some of the fabric from your stash to make several for friends and family. If you add dried lavender to the filling, they’ll even smell nice when you heat them up.
Have a drawer full of recipes that are just begging to be organized? Use one of my recipe card templates to get the job done. These templates are fully editable, so you can type your recipes in before you hit print, or print blank recipe cards, and fill them out by hand. Whichever you prefer.