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Monday Makes- Pencil Toppers

Today I'm going to talk about something that is both fun & silly at the same time. Most days I write with a pencil but not always and when I don't want to work with them I keep them on my desk in a container I made.The other day I was looking at them and got thinking how can I make them less boring to look at?I remembered the replacement erasers we used to have for them. From there I remembered some more fanciful ones I'd seen in the Oriental stores. I thought, I can do that, and it would be a good way to use up some of those felt squares I have lying around.A search on Pinterest found dozens of DIY ideas and found a web site called Play Ideas which has 2 articles devoted to the subject and two others that had ideas withing them. Click here to see the search results on this site.I couldn't decide on one theme so I am still thinking about it but I will do this. It occurs to me that you probably don't understand why I would look for kids crafts instead of more a…

Monday Makes - Watermelon

Watermelon Pinwheel

Sometimes you just got to have some fun! Let your inner child play, when I came across this craft I thought looks like fun! Pinwheels are so cool I can watch them for hours as they spin in the wind, I find it quite relaxing as well. 

Watermelon Sun Catcher

This one calls for "clear shelf liner self-adhesive". I have used Con-tact before and prefer it to other brands. Check out the Amazon link above to get an idea of what they are talking about. It is not really expensive and you get enough for this craft and to actually put a shelf liner on your cabinets if you want, Remember this stuff can be used nearly anywhere you need a clear cover I'll probably use mine to put a dust cover on some of my dioramas
For more ideas on how to bring a watermelon into your life without the mess check out "The Inspiration Edit" for some other ideas