Crafts

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Easy Homemade Ornaments with Oriental Trading | Mini Van Dreams

Don’t you just love getting homemade Christmas ornaments?  My mom has ornaments that my brother and I made 20 years ago.  These days, with things so hectic, it is hard to find time to sit down and make crafts like we used.  But, never fear… you can make homemade Christmas ornaments with your kids quickly […] Read more…

Breast Cancer Awareness Wreath

Breast Cancer Awareness Wreath | Mini Van Dreams

October is breast cancer awareness month and as you know, we lost Don’s mom to her battle with breast cancer a couple of years ago.  When we were contacted by Tree Classics to design a wreath for breast cancer awareness we jumped at the chance to help get the word out about breast cancer.  For […] Read more…

VBS Decoration Ideas

VBS Decorating Ideas | Mini Van Dreams

Nana’s church just finished another amazing week of Vacation Bible School.  Each year, I head back “home” to the church I grew up in to help teach VBS.  I thought this year, I would share some of my favorite VBS decoration ideas.  Our theme this year was Submerged… so basically, anything “under the sea” themed was […] Read more…

How to Make a Burlap Wreath

How to Make a Burlap Wreath | Mini Van Dreams

Today, I am going to show you how to make a burlap wreath!  Buying a pre-made burlap wreath was WAY out of my price range and I figured I’d see what I could come up with for less than $20!  Once I figured out the looping technique, it was a piece of cake to get […] Read more…