The Non Crafty Mama gets her (Father’s Day) tie on

My kids aren’t doing any camp or organaized activities this summer except for two weeks of swim lessons. They’re for all of 35 minutes. So we’ll have some time together. A lot of time.

I need to get over my craft loathing fear. I do not like gooey, painty, glittery messes. I didn’t really like it when I was a kid and I don’t like it now. You know this already. But you know what? My kids do.

So I’m jumping in.

We start with a verrrrrrrry simple Father’s Day craft, just to get my confidence up.


Fathers Day Tie Craft 1

Fathers Day Tie Craft 3

Cut it out with card stock. Decorate, sign, and tie :-)

Thanks to my friend Teri for the inspiration. It takes a village to get this mama to craft people,
a freaking village.

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  1. Carla /

    I’m sorry. I got stuck on the no camp or organized activities all summer and couldn’t focus on the rest of the post. Are you ok? Are you surviving?? Sending you love, and lots of good wishes for happy crafting, and hanging on to your sanity…

    • It’s crazy, I know. When I added up all the activities I wanted them to do I nearly fainted. Decided to use some of that money and go on “adventures” ;-) And thank you for the good wishes. I will need them.


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