Jennifer Perkins

First and foremost Jennifer Perkins is a mother trying to raise her children,... read more

How to Color Sand and Make a Bowl With It

I love colored sand. I have used it to flock ceramic figurines, paint groovy mushrooms, and make funky sand art terrariums. ...more

Marbleized Metallic Fabric T-Shirt ... Made With Shaving Cream!

This summer, I'm seeing all things marbled popping up as a craft trend. I've mainly seen it in paper and on silk scarves. Recently, I gave this trend a whirl on a T-shirt, using shaving cream and fabric paint. You read me right, shaving cream! ...more

How to Plant a Pineapple + a Pineapple Pot DIY

Pineapples are still the hot summer design trend. Don’t believe me? Check Pinterest. In the spirit of the pineapple, I thought I would show you how to grow your own, PLUS make a DIY pineapple-riffic planter. ...more
That is super cool. Getting excited are we?more

Recycled Newspaper Gift Tags: An Easy Papermaking DIY Project

Every time my father-in-law comes to visit, he leaves stacks of newspapers behind. He does the crossword, chuckles at the comics, and then he tosses the paper aside. After this weekend’s visit, I decided to get crafty with the kids and his newspaper. I have always wanted to try making paper, but somehow it seemed really daunting. I was wrong; it is really easy. ...more

Fourth of July Spoon Puppets and Cereal Box Theater DIY

Give an old craft a new spin with some patriotic spoon puppets, complete with cereal box theater, this Fourth of July. ...more
Cutest presidents ever.more

DIY Stencilled Cinderblock Pool Umbrella Planters

I love my pool. My kids love our pool. None of us love sunburns. Sure we use sunscreen—lots of it—but shade is also helpful. Alas, my dreamy pool that we all love had none. ...more
z umbrella n blocks luks so goodmore

Super-Easy Hexagon Shelf DIY

I love hexagons, whether in a honeycomb, on a quilt, or —in this case— as a wall shelf. Bringing the hexagon trend to your humble abode is easier than you might think. New shelving awaits you in the gift box department of your local Target. ...more
This project is so cute! I love hexagons. What a cool idea.more

Converted Candle Holder Terrarium

Some people plant vegetable gardens. Others might invest in a spot of landscaping. I, on the other hand, like to find plants that have been spray-painted hot pink, plop them in neon gravel, and paint them a turquoise chevron home. To each her own. ...more
Love the idea of using an old candle holders as plant containers!more

Food Allergy Awareness Week: Sunbutter Craft

This week is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Unlike, say, Valentine's Day or the Fourth of July, this holiday (if I can call it that), which affects 15 million Americans, does not have many crafts associated with it. My son Baxter is one of those 15 million. ...more
jenniferperkins This is such a fun idea! Thanks for sharing.more

How to Make Stained Glass - Quick and Easy Mother's Day Gift Idea

Tinting glass is just a trip to the craft cabinet and baking pantry away.  Surprise mom this Mother's Day with an adorable desk top container that you made yourself.  Check out the full tutorial by Jennifer Perkins. ...more