Author Nicole

Nicole's muses are her snaggle-tooth rat terrier, her teal typewriter, and her grandma's recipe books. She is a crafter by day and painter by night, and a copious drinker of coffee at all times in between.

holiday christmas gift wrap ideas
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Is there anything more fun than putting on some Christmas music, making a cozy cup of cocoa and wrapping a whole pile of Christmas gifts? Ok, maybe some things are more fun. Especially if you…

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 The holidays have got us thinking about all the things that we are thankful for- and we are sure you feel the same! So to show that we are grateful, we love to have a…

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Woo hoo, it is the weekend! We are so excited to be kicking off our holiday shopping! So to share that excitement we decided to keep our cyber deals rolling with a Cyber Weekend Sale! Everything…

Crafting for Kids how to make a felt wreath
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Nothing quite says “I’m ready for the holidays!” like a decorative wreath! Don’t have a naked door or window this winter! We like our house full of holiday cheer, and our windows and doorframes to…

Crafting for Kids how to make a bow hair clip
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With Christmas coming up, we have started to think about what small little DIY stocking stuffers we can make to bring some cuteness and joy to our christmas morning. We are always suckers for DIY…

What's New sales on black friday
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 Have you heard the word? We have started our Black Friday Sale! That means that it is time for you to start saving! Everything from DIY crafts and accessories to the best Christmas presents for…

Crafting for Kids printable advent calendar
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 Who doesn’t love a good countdown? Countdown calendars can be fun anytime of year- to build anticipation for a big vacation or a special birthday, for example. It is a way of building anticipation and…

Crafting for Kids newborn headband props
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 There is just something so sweet about these delicate mohair headbands! They have a dainty and ethereal look, and are so soft! These headbands really could be made to fit any size of head, but…

Popular personalized gift ideas children
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It is never too soon to start the hunt for the perfect gift!  Especially if you are hunting for gifts for kids who have everything, right? That is why we are here to help! We…

Crafting Tips & Tricks homemade holiday napkin rings
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When planning a dinner party, all of the smallest details really matter. Even if you are having a casual dinner with a few family and friends, breaking out the cloth napkins can make it feel like…

Crafting for Kids thanksgiving crafts to make
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Every year we find ourselves looking for new ideas for Thanksgiving place cards and table decorations.  We are always excited to find a thanksgiving craft that looks great as a centerpiece or place card holder, especially…

Crafting for Kids halloween headbands for adults
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 If you are looking for a last minute Halloween costume, or want to just don something a bit festive on your head and avoid the full body costume hassle, we have the perfect easy idea.…

Crafting for Kids birthday party ideas
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Cupcakes, sprinkles, balloons, oh my! We are absolutely cuckoo about everything birthday, and have been happily celebrating our very own sixth birthday here at My Sunshine Shoppe! With all of the birthday buzz going on,…

Crafting for Kids fabric flower garland tutorial
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 As you may have noticed, we are gearing up for party season around here! We absolutely love making DIY party decorations, and any excuse to make a some fun handmade party decorations is good enough…

Crafting for Kids diy hanging mobile nursery
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It is amazing how quickly one little decorative element can completely transform a space. Sometimes you hang one picture or a string of bunting and suddenly the room just comes together and it is time…

Crafting for Kids diy ornament tutorial
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We are absolutely on board with any excuse for bringing more flowers into our lives! We love fabric flowers on hairclips, headbands and so much more- with the variety of styles and colors, the options…

What's New decorative soap dispenser for kitchen
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Avoid the fancy soap dispenser prices and add ongoing savings to your budget! Not only is this DIY Decorative Soap Dispenser a cute addition to your counter, it is also a way to stretch your hand soap or…

Crafting for Kids
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No one wants to deal with a hair clip that won’t stay in place. So how do we make our hair clips non-slip? It is easier than you think! We are so excited to share…

Crafting Tips & Tricks diy elastic book band
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If you are anything like us, you might have a notebook lying around that was bought to be useful or because it was on sale- but if it is lacking that extra “oomf” then we…

Crafting for Kids different ways to wear your shoe laces
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We love a fun and sporty pair of sneakers, but what we do not love is the hassle of tying the shoelaces that go with those sneakers! Mornings are already enough hectic without worrying about…

Crafting for Kids woven tapestry techniques
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Have you been thinking of trying your hand at weaving? Or maybe you have a little one who is interested in creating their own woven tapestries? There is no need to go out and buy…

Crafting Tips & Tricks knitting gift ideas
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If you have any knitters in your life, then you know what fabulous gift givers they are! So if someone in your life is thoughtful enough to put hours into handmade gifts, or even if…

Crafting for Kids bottle cap craft ideas for kids
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We absolutely love how diverse some craft supplies are! There seem to be and endless number of uses for felt circles,  bottlecaps, and flat back pearls- and today we will be combining all 3 with our…

Crafting for Kids sparkly bow ties
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It has never been easier to coordinate cute headbands to outfits, but in the interest of having more spending money for more cute outfits and more cute headbands, we love to make DIY hair accessories…

Crafting for Kids diy spider costume
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It is always nice to have an easy Halloween costume on standby. A Halloween accessory that does not look like you are phoning in the spooky spirit of the holiday is preferable. Sometimes a situation…

Crafting Tips & Tricks fabric pinecone ornament pattern
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If you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of fall like we are, then you may also be looking for any excuse to incorporate some autumnal decorations into you life! This Felt Pine Cone Craft Tutorial is so…

Crafting Tips & Tricks tutorial making coasters
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 Hot apple cider season is a magical time of year! It is time for cinnamon and slippers and all things cozy and wonderful. So to celebrate the return of hot apple cider, we decided to…

Crafting Tips & Tricks diy fall pumpkin wreath
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As the Halloween season is fast approaching, we are getting more and more excited! With costumes to make and candy to buy, we knew that we needed to make a fun homemade fall wreath to…

Unique DIY Gifts beaded necklaces for beginners
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 Whether you are an experienced jewelry maker or are just dipping your toe into the “make your own jewelry” world, it can always be fun to gather a few new jewelry making ideas. We have…

Crafting for Kids how to make a felt flower headband
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There is something undeniably rewarding about designing your very own custom headband from beginning to end. You can be sure that no one will have the exact same headband, even if they started with the…

Crafting Tips & Tricks make string art
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There is something undeniably therapeutic about taking a hammer to a nail- just don’t miss and hit a finger, because that will undo any positive de-stressing you have done! If you are looking to relieve…

What's New new must have craft supplies
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We have just gotten in a load of new and fabulous items at Sunshine Shoppe Supply! We are just so excited to share what is making it’s ways through our doors, and the items that…

Crafting Tips & Tricks make homemade fall wreath
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There is something special about the time of year when the leaves start to change and the air gets more of a chill. We love fall!! In preparation for hot cider and pumpkin spice season,…

Crafting for Kids welcome back to school banner
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Back to school season is an exciting time of year! New pencils, new crayons, new school clothes! One of our favorite traditions is the yearly “off to school” picture- in those crisp new clothes before…

Crafting for Kids diy mason jar decorating ideas
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With the chillier days of fall come many fun things to look forward to. Falling leaves, back to school activities and delicious fall apples! It is no wonder that apples are so closely associated with…

Crafting for Kids how do i make a dreamcatcher
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Summer might be starting to wind down, but there are still plenty of fun end of summer crafts that we want to squeeze in during these last warm days! Some of our favorite summer memories…

Crafting for Kids fall hair pieces
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The nights will soon be turning chillier, and there will be a bright crispness in the air- yes, fall is approaching! Depending on where you live, your change of seasons may be sooner rather than later. While…

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