Super Saturday Crafts

Happy Thanksgiving Week!!

I am looking forward to some turkey and fun with family!

Today we are on an airplane bound for California!  We will be spending Thanksgiving with my in-laws there.  With 2 new sisters-in-law joining the family this year, I am so excited to spend time with our growing family!  Plus... tomorrow, we will be hanging out with Mickey Mouse at Disneyland!  Little Man can hardly wait.  I hope you're spending this week with the ones you love!

A couple of weekends ago, our ward at Church had a Super Saturday.  I taught one craft class and signed up for 3 more!  One of the classes was a fantastic (and yummy!) class teaching about Cooking Around the World.  Besides learning a lot, I also had the chance to feast on authentic Italian food and Japanese food.  YUM!!

Here are the crafts we completed:

I taught the class on making Lil' Luna's temple blocks.  I originally found Kristyn's blog through this project... it's one of my favorites!

Sweet Kristyn antiqued one of my wedding photos of the Denver Temple for this project.  Before coming, the ladies had the chance to select the temple picture they wished to use.  I made mine a bit larger (an 8x10), and I plan on giving this to Little Man for Christmas.

Can you tell how much we love Lil' Luna?!  We also made our own reversible baby boy neck ties.

I used this cute argyle print with a brown corduroy back.  We plan on using these as Christmas gifts for cousins {hope they aren't reading this!}  They might just make a perfect family picture!  (I made the three ties in different sizes for their different ages.)

 

As Christmas approaches, I am really excited about this project!

We created a Christmas story advent book.

We created the cute cover of our very own Christmas story book binder. Inside the binder, there is a story and scripture for every day in December until Christmas.  Isn't this a fun idea?!  I think we will read these with our daily scripture study.  I love all of the different Christmas advent ideas.  There is so much to look forward to all month long!

What are your favorite Super Saturday projects?

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Comments

  1. Have a wonderful time with your family. I’m staying home this year and having both families here.

  2. I would love to know how you made that awesome Christmas Advent! That’s something I can definitely see me and my family using year after year!

  3. Such cute ideas! We didn’t do a Super Saturday this year, and I am jealous!! I love the temple blocks and the tie is darling! Hope your having a great time is DL! Take lots of pictures and cherish watching your little guys face. It’s something I will never forget with my kiddos!

  4. Emily Sandall says:

    I would love to see the advent calendar in more detail as well!!! Hope you have fun in sunny California!!!

  5. I agree about the advent! Please tell me you’re going to show us how to make one of our own :).

  6. Have a wonderful time in Disneyland! Cute crafts!

  7. I’m looking through my fabric collection tonight for those ties!
    Ditto about the advent story. Please, please let us know how we can get copies of the scriptures and story.

  8. I would also love to have copies of the stories and scriptures included in your advent book. I actually have something similar I use from year to year but the stories really need to be updated. :) Thanks so much for your great ideas!

  9. I love love love this idea…can you tell us what stories and scriptures you used to put this wonderful book together! I really want to do this with my family ! What a wonderful gift to give to a family as well! Thank you so much!

  10. Alison@Oopsey Daisy says:

    :) My friends… I wish I could share EVERYTHING on the blog, but I’m fairly certain the stories I was given may be under copyright. But I will check into it. If not, I’ll share the PDF here when we get back into town! The copies were prepared, and I just slid them into the binder!

  11. You guys are so sweet! Love all the projects. I’m sure you did a great job teaching the classes!! And have fun in Disenyland. We are going next week… wish we could have been there at the same time. :)

  12. Jeni Davis says:

    I love your blog, you have some of the cutest ideas ever. I was wondering if you would be willing to post the stories from your advent calendar book. I think that would be an awesome christmas gift idea!

  13. Alison I love the Christmas book! Where would I find the 25 days of stories and scriptures that you have in yours? If you could let me know if there is a website or something! Thanks! I love your site!

  14. Thank you so much for the idea! I’ve just finished an Advent story book inspired by yours!
    http://batraplume.blogspot.com/2011/12/je-suis-en-plein-bricolages-de-noel.html

  15. Already looking for ideas for Christmas 2012..where can I get copies of your Advent Book?
    What a great idea …Thanks for sharing!

  16. I would love more information on the advent calander as well!! What stories did you use? And was there a reflection or some sort of explanation of the scripture?

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