Inside the Fox Den http://www.insidethefoxden.com Designing My Den, One DIY at a Time! Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/cropped-site-icon-32x32.png Inside the Fox Den http://www.insidethefoxden.com 32 32 Easter Activities & Crafts for Kids http://www.insidethefoxden.com/easter-activities-crafts-kids-mm-246/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/easter-activities-crafts-kids-mm-246/#respond Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00:39 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6209 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared some awesome Spring organization solutions that even Marie Kondo would be proud of and this week I’m sharing some fun Easter crafts and activities to do with your kids! Do you have any Easter crafts that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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Easter Crafts for Kids

Painted Rock Easter Eggs | Happy Hooligans

Woodland Animal Easter Eggs | Arty Crafty Kids

Easter Bunny Popsicle Stick Trucks | Glued to My Crafts Blog

Scraped Paint Easter Eggs | Crafty Morning

Pop-Up Easter Egg Card | The Soccer Mom Blog

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt | A Wonderful Thought

Paper Carrot Treat Bag | Must Have Mom

Easter Egg Suncatcher | Kids Craft Room

Giant Sleepy Easter Egg Bunny | My Pinterventures

Peeps Playdough Recipe | 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Salt Dough Easter Eggs | The Best Ideas for Kids

2 Ingredient Easter Slime | Curly Crafty Mom

Tie Dye Easter Eggs | She Saved

Felt Treat Pouches | Sparkles to Sprinkles

Mini Mason Jar Easter Baskets | Inside the Fox Den





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Spring Organization Solutions Marie Kondo Would Love http://www.insidethefoxden.com/spring-organization-solutions-marie-kondo-mm-245/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/spring-organization-solutions-marie-kondo-mm-245/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00:29 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6203 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared all sorts of rainbow food ideas and this week I’m sharing some awesome Spring organization solutions that even Marie Kondo would be proud of! They’re sure to #sparkjoy! Do you have any organization solutions that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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Spring Organization Solutions

Spring Tiered Tray | Mom Home Guide

Wood Crate Storage Shelves | Chas’ Crazy Creations

Cord Organization and Storage | Crazy Organized

Craft Paint Storage | Sadie Seasongoods

Gilded Rose Quartz Box | Made in a Day

DIY Wall Jewelry Organizer | Houseful of Handmade

Planner Supply Organization | Domestically Creative

DIY Mason Jar Bathroom Storage | The DIY Playbook

Whimsical Photo Display | Cookies, Coffee, and Crafts

Craft Storage | Thistle Key Lane

Hidden Key Storage | Planq Studio

PVC Pot Storage | Inside the Fox Den





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Rainbow Food for St. Patrick’s Day http://www.insidethefoxden.com/rainbow-food-for-st-patricks-day-mm-244/ Mon, 04 Mar 2019 02:00:25 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6194 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared lots of projects you can make with your Cricut for St. Patrick’s Day and this week I’m sharing all sorts of rainbow food ideas for the holiday too! Do you have any delicious chocolate recipes that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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  • The second change is the party will now be a bi-monthly linkup that will be open for 2 weeks! So this party will run from March 3 – March 16. The second March Merry Monday Link Party will start on March 17th at 6pm PST.
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      • Recipes – peanut butter, noodles, Oreo, spinach, chicken soups, Irish recipes, sloppy Joes, tacos, waffles, air fryer recipes, low carb & keto
      • Home – spring cleaning & home refresh ideas, budget friendly home makeovers, DIY projects, organization ideas, cleaning tips, printables, spring decor
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Rainbow Food for St. Patrick’s Day

Rainbow Sherbet Punch | Mommy Hates Cooking

Rainbow Cupcake Toppers | From Play Dates to Parties

Rainbow Mug Cake | Curly Crafty Mom

Chocolate Covered Pretzels | Oh My! Creative

Rainbow S’Mores Dip | The Decorated Cookie

No-Bake Rainbow Cheesecake | Down Redbud Drive

Rainbow Buttercream Frosting | Live, Love, Texas

Rainbow Fruit Cups | My Frugal Adventures

Candy Pops | Pink Peppermint Designs

Rainbow Jello | Must Have Mom





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St. Patrick’s Day Cricut Projects http://www.insidethefoxden.com/st-patricks-day-cricut-projects-mm-243/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/st-patricks-day-cricut-projects-mm-243/#comments Mon, 25 Feb 2019 02:00:16 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6188 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

This past week I lost the photos for my project so I had to recreate it. I took my Banksy shirt from my collab with Stencil Revolution and added fringe! It’s really easy to do and I love how it looks like a recreation of Banksy’s shredded art piece.

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared lots of decadent chocolate desserts and this week I’m sharing ! Do you have any delicious chocolate recipes that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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    • Home – organization ideas, cleaning tips, printables, spring decor
    • Occasions – St. Patrick’s Day, Spring
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Michelle from Our Crafty Mom | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

Kimberly from  A Wonderful Thought | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Decadent Chocolate Desserts

Layered Vinyl Sign | Typically Simple

Interchangeable Farmhouse Sign | A Wonderful Thought

St. Patrick’s Day Beer Mug | That’s What Che Said

St. Paddy’s Treat Bucket | Burton Avenue

Rae Dunn Inspired Sign | Cookies, Coffee, and Crafts

St. Patrick’s Day Treats | Everyday Party Mag

Shamrock Earrings | Hey, Let’s Make Stuff

St. Catrick Cut File | Inside the Fox Den





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How to Fringe a Shirt | DIY Shredded Banksy Shirt http://www.insidethefoxden.com/how-to-fringe-a-shirt-diy-shredded-banksy-shirt/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/how-to-fringe-a-shirt-diy-shredded-banksy-shirt/#comments Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6176 This post may contain affiliate links for you to easily find products mentioned. If you click a link and make a purchase, I get a small commission which helps keep the Fox Den up and running. My complete disclosure policy, is here. While I did receive the stencil used in this post for free from Stencil Revolution, all opinions are mine alone.

Hi friends,

Remember in October when Banksy shredded his own art at a Sotheby’s auction? It was crazy! But also great for art teachers because it gave them (me) a chance to have discussions with their (my) kiddos about the artist, his type of art, and why they thought he shredded it.

“Girl with Balloon” has always been my favorite Banksy piece. So when I was sent this stencil from Stencil Revolution, I knew that I had to make an art teacherin’ shirt out of it.

I made it, I loved it, and I wore it for Valentine’s Day. But I wanted this shirt to be an accurate representation of Banksy’s piece, shredding and all. So I decided to add fringe! It’s really easy to do, just follow these four simple steps.

Supply List

Instructions

1. Follow the instructions in this post to learn how to use the stencil on fabric.

2. Once your fabric paint has dried, you need to set your paint because this will make it more durable and last longer. Set your iron to the highest setting allowed for the fabric you’re using. Lay a pressing cloth over the painted area and iron the design for 10 seconds.

3. Now that you’re design is set, it’s time to start creating your fringe. Put your shirt on, inside out, and make a mark with a pencil where you’d like your fringe to end. Take the shirt off, fold it in half long-wise, and use a ruler to turn your mark into a line.

4. Using fabric scissors, cut off the bottom hem of your shirt.

5. Using fabric scissors, cut 1/2″ sections up to your pencil line. Make sure you also go back and cut the left and right edges.

6. Take each strand that you cut and pull it down to stretch it out and to make sure that the edges don’t fray.

7. Now you’ve got the perfect Shredded Banksy Art recreation! I’m planning a Banksy unit with my elementary kiddos in the near future and I can’t wait to wear this!

Because Stencil Revolution is so awesome and wants you to try some of these stencil DIYs for yourself, we’re partnering and doing a giveaway! One lucky person will get $40 worth of stencils to use in a project! The rules are simple:

  1. Find the photo below on Instagram and give it a like!
  2. Follow @insidethefoxden on Instagram
  3. Follow @stencilrevolution on Instagram
  4. Write in the comments what project idea you have using Stencil Revolution’s stencils and tag a friend.

The giveaway will be open until Friday, February 22nd and is open to U.S. residents only.


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Decadent Chocolate Desserts http://www.insidethefoxden.com/decadent-chocolate-desserts-mm-242/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/decadent-chocolate-desserts-mm-242/#comments Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:00:47 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6166 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

This past week I shared with you guys one of my favorite munchy snack: Candied Nuts! They’re perfect for any day but I also made a cute printable valentine to use if you want to give them as a gift. I also partnered with Stencil Revolution to show you how to customize decor and clothes. And my friends at Stencil Revolution is going to give one of my readers $40 worth of stencils for free! Head on over to my Instagram to enter!

   

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared a ton of free printable valentines for you to give away (or keep in mind for next year) and this week I’m sharing some decadent chocolate desserts! Do you have any delicious chocolate recipes that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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    • Recipes – chocolate, cherries, potatoes, hot breakfasts, brownies, muffins, chili, strawberries
    • Home – organization ideas, cleaning tips, printables, spring decor
    • Occasions – St. Patrick’s Day, Spring
    • Crafts & Activities – anything St. Patrick’s Day, and Spring themed

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Shirley from  Intelligent Domestications | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

Amanda from  Domestically Creative | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

Marie from  DIY Adulation | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

Chelc from  Inside the Fox Den | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

Michelle from Our Crafty Mom | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | G+

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Jenny from Cookies, Coffee and Crafts | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Decadent Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Kahlua Cupcakes | My Pinterventures

Slow Cooker Fudge Brownies | Looney for Food

Chocolate Cookie Dough Truffles | The Kittchen

Ultimate Thin Mint Brownies | Delightful E. Made

Chocolate Chia Balls | Hello Creative Family

Chocolate Oreo Truffles | The Red Painted Cottage

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Wafers | Rae’s Books & Recipes

Chocolate Raspberry Fudge | Dizzy, Busy, and Hungry

Chocolate Cherry Fudge Bunt Cake | Cooking with Carlee

Cream Cheese Chocolate Mousse Tart | Veena Azmanov

No-Bake Chow Mein Noodles | Home Cooking Memories

S’Mores Brownie Pops | Inside the Fox Den





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How to Customize Decor & Clothes with Stencils http://www.insidethefoxden.com/how-to-customize-decor-clothes-with-stencils/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/how-to-customize-decor-clothes-with-stencils/#comments Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:30:25 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6142 This post may contain affiliate links for you to easily find products mentioned. If you click a link and make a purchase, I get a small commission which helps keep the Fox Den up and running. My complete disclosure policy, is here. While I did receive these products for free from Stencil Revolution, all opinions are mine alone.

Hi friends,

Whether it’s at home or my classroom, I love adding touches of customization to decor, clothes, lessons, EVERYTHING! When Stencil Revolution reached out to me to see if I wanted to try some of their stencils, I jumped at the chance to make some cute, custom things for my classroom.

Before we get into the projects though, let me tell you a little bit about Stencil Revolution. They are a small, family-owned stencil shop based out of Florida who makes reusable stencils for crafters and DIYers with a laser cutter. They have so many different categories, themes, and sizes to choose from on their products page! I already have my eye on this Honeycomb Stencil for when I redo the loft in the near-ish future. ;)

    

I looked through all of the products and had a hard time narrowing down my selection, but ultimately decided on the “Teach, Love, Inspire“, the Arrow Kit, and the “Girl With a Balloon” Banksy recreation. Because #artteacherlife.

The first thing I was going to make was this sign that I picked up from the Target Dollar Spot. Now, I picked this up right after Christmas and I totally forgot that it went from red to white. I thought it was just pinks and reds so I planned on using either pure white or off-white chalk paint. And then I got home, panicked, and couldn’t decide if I should stick with my original plan or use black instead. But Instagram pulled through and decided for me that white looked best.

I got the stencil in the size 6″x6″ which, in retrospect, may have been a bit small. I wish I had gotten one size up, but I’m still really happy with the final product. Because the sign was a little slippery, I used painter’s tape to keep the stencil in place.

One tip I learned is to NOT overload your brush. I used foam sponge brushes and, at the time, I didn’t think I was using too much. In fact, I thought I wasn’t using enough. You should still be able to see the porous surface of the sponge because if you don’t, this will happen.

The words “teach” and “inspire” don’t look too bad but I completely lost the details of the “love”. I knew I was going to use an accent color for the arrows, so I decided to use the teeniest paintbrush I could find and outlined the words in Navy. I used the arrow kit in a different way. Because I wanted the arrows to have a “whimsical” look to them, I used the tops and the bottoms of the arrows and painted swirls to connect them.

Because this was going to hang in my classroom, I thought it would be really nice if I had my homeroom kids sign it. It was the perfect finishing touch!

So I had my homeroom covered, but I wanted to incorporate my art classes too. I used the Banksy recreation stencil to make an art-themed shirt that I could wear on Valentine’s Day. Before you start working with the stencil though, make sure you put something up the shirt so that the paint doesn’t bleed through to the back.

When using the stencils on fabric, you want to make sure that you apply pressure to the stencil so that it doesn’t move and the fabric doesn’t pick up. When the brush has paint on it, it almost acts as Velcro and as you pull up on the brush, sometimes the fabric comes with it. If you apply pressure to the stencil and work in small sections, the chance of this happening will be reduced.

This was the perfect shirt to wear! The 18″x12″ size was perfect for a shirt and I definitely have a lesson plan for my elementary kiddos stirring up in my brain.

Because Stencil Revolution is so awesome and wants you to try some of these stencil DIYs for yourself, we’re partnering and doing a giveaway! One lucky person will get $40 worth of stencils to use in a project! The rules are simple:

  1. Find the photo below on Instagram and give it a like!
  2. Follow @insidethefoxden on Instagram
  3. Follow @stencilrevolution on Instagram
  4. Write in the comments what project idea you have using Stencil Revolution’s stencils and tag a friend.

The giveaway will be open until Friday, February 22nd and is open to U.S. residents only.

So, which project was your favorite? Personally, I love the sign because now it has a piece of me and a piece of my kiddos incorporated. I also really like the shirt and actually have another post using it coming Monday!


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Candied Nuts Recipe with Printable Valentine http://www.insidethefoxden.com/candied-nuts-printable-valentine/ http://www.insidethefoxden.com/candied-nuts-printable-valentine/#comments Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:01:40 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6126

Hi friends,

Can you believe we’re already halfway through February? Valentine’s Day is this week! If you need an easy, last-minute snack for a party or gift idea, well I got you covered!

A couple of years ago, Mama Fox and I visited Sight and Sound Theatres in Lancaster, PA. This wasn’t my first time at the theatre, but it was my first time trying their signature snack; Cinnamon Almonds.

They were addicting! We came back to Erie knowing that we had to recreate them.

We’ve since added walnuts and pecans to the mix because they’re our favorite, but this recipe would be great with any kind of nut. Check it out!

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 6-10 cups nuts
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Spray slow cooker liberally.
  2. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and salt; mix well and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk egg whites and vanilla until frothy. Add nuts and toss to coat thoroughly. Pour in sugar mixture and toss thoroughly to coat.
  4. Pour coated almonds into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 3 hours, stirring every 20 – 30 minutes to prevent burning.
  5. Pour almonds onto parchment paper, spread out and let cool to room temperature.
  6. Store in an airtight container.

While these candied nuts are perfect to munch on at home, they can make really cute gifts too! Throw some in a treat or Ziploc bag and you have an easy Valentine’s Day snack to give out!

Free “I’m Nutty About You” Printable Bag Topper – Treat Bags

Free “I’m Nutty About You” Printable Bag Topper – Ziploc Bags


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Printable Valentines to Give http://www.insidethefoxden.com/printable-valentines-mm-241/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 02:00:35 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6120 Welcome to the Merry Monday link party!

Hi friends,

This past week I shared with you guys how devastated I was that the Necco Sweethearts wouldn’t be sold this year. They were weird and chalky but a tradition! To help alleviate my sorrows, I created this Modern Conversation Hearts Cut File that’s free to download. Make sure you check it out!

If you missed the last Merry Monday link party, I shared some super cute Valentine’s Day DIY decor and this week I’m sharing a ton of free printable valentines for you to give away! Do you have any printable valentines that you’d like to share? Link them below!

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Bubble Gum Tubes | Mandatory Mooch

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Unicorn Valentines | Celebrating Everyday Life

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Modern Valentine’s Day Cards | Made in a Day

Printable Valentine Game | Wondermom Wannabe

Animal Valentine’s Day Cards | Clean and Scentsible

“Reasons I Love You” Valentine’s Day Book | DIY Adulation

Cookie Cutter Valentines | The Scrap Shoppe

Accordion Valentine Card | White House Crafts

Printable Pokemon Valentine | Frog Prince Paperie

Popcorn Box Printable Valentine | Inside the Fox Den





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Modern Conversation Hearts | Free Cut File http://www.insidethefoxden.com/modern-conversation-hearts-free-cut-file/ Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:14 +0000 http://www.insidethefoxden.com/?p=6098

Hi friends,

Did you hear the news? For the first time in years there won’t be any Necco’s Sweetheart candies for Valentine’s Day! We should just cancel the holiday now. Seriously, they were weird, chalky, crunchy, powdery, tasted like medicine, and they were awesome!

I’m very, very sad that they’re no more. Yeah, I know that other companies make them but they’re just not the same. #I’mAnOldLadyAndI’mSetInMyStubbornWays

I’ve seen lots of blogging friends pay homage to the late, great candy in their own way and I decided to jump on the bandwagon. Yinz know I love a good holiday-themed cut file, so I created Modern Conversation Hearts!

Inspired by Millennial phrases, these Modern Conversation Hearts are perfect to apply to a tote bag or a t-shirt that you can dress up or down. Just click on the link below to grab your free cut file!

Free Modern Conversation Hearts Cut File


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