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DIY Homemade Paint >

On 09.12.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

Did you know that you can make homemade paint with items you have in your kitchen? Best of all it's nontoxic, edible, and completely kid-friendly! Our simple DIY homemade paint is the perfect craft to do with the little ones—and when you use Davidson's™ eggs, it's completely worry free. :) Here's what you'll need: Egg yolks (one for each color) Multiple bottles of food coloring Muffin tin or multiple small bowls Paint brushes Make your own DIY paint Separate egg yolk from egg white. Place yolk into cup of muffin tin. Add 1 teaspoon of food coloring to egg yolk. Stir to combine. Repeat with as many colors as you like. That's it! Now you and your kitchen helper are ready to paint. Try mixing Read More >

How to Make Cheesecake Pops >

On 07.28.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

Less than perfect cheesecake? Don't fret. Turn that cheesecake flop into beautiful—and delicious—cheesecake pops! They're easy to make and kid-friendly. Here's what you'll need: Cheesecake Cookie scoop Chocolate wafers Lollipop sticks Toppings such as Sprinkles Mini chocolate chips Chocolate sandwich cookies Chopped almonds Toasted shredded coconut Assemble your cheesecake pops This is where your little helpers come in! Line two cookie sheets with wax paper or parchment paper. Scoop and form 36 cheesecake balls. Place on cookie sheets and freeze for at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, melt chocolate wafers and set aside. Remove cheesecake balls from freezer. Dip each lollipop stick into melted chocolate, about an 1/8 inch. Insert one stick into each cheesecake ball. Freeze cheesecake pops for another 10 minutes. Coat each cheesecake pop with melted chocolate and then top with toppings Read More >

DIY Egg Carton Succulents >

On 05.05.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

If you’re like many people, you love succulents. Unfortunately, succulents don’t fare very well indoors. Not anymore. Bring succulents inside with our egg carton succulents DIY! Here’s what you’ll need: An empty Davidson’s Safest Choice® egg carton Scissors Acrylic paint (various colors) Paint brushes Hot glue gun + glue sticks How to build your egg carton succulents Trim egg carton, removing tall tips between egg cups. Set aside. Cut out individual egg cups. Layer one: Select egg cup and cut four pointed petals. Cut petals off cup, creating four individual petals. Set aside. Layer two: Take another cup and cut at each corner—creating four flaps. Cut top third of each flap into a pointed petal. Set aside. Layer three: Select another cup and cut four Read More >

DIY Confetti Eggs >

On 03.22.2016 by Jamie Sanders

Spring is my all-time favorite season. The weather is getting warmer and the grass, trees, and flowers are starting to become green and bloom. After weeks of cold, dreary winter weather, the sunny warm days and bright blue skies cheer me up and make me want to grab the kids to head outdoors! Another reason I like spring so much is for the Easter holiday celebrations! Decorating Easter eggs, chocolate bunnies, overflowing Easter baskets, egg hunts, and big family get-togethers all bring back wonderful family memories. Every Easter, we always bring home a carton of Cascarones (confetti eggs) for the kids. The Eggs do make a mess, but everyone loves to smash the confetti filled eggs on dad's head and spread the confetti "love". I frequently Read More >

Halloween Egg Carton Treat Holder DIY >

On 10.14.2015 by Chantel Arsenault

Halloween is an egg-cellent time to get crafty. Our Halloween egg carton treat holders are fun and easy to assemble. Best of all, your little trick-or-treater will absolutely love them! What you’ll need: An empty Safest Choice™ egg carton Acrylic paint (black, white, green, red) Paint brushes Googly eyes Hot glue gun + glue sticks Scissors Assorted ribbon Permanent marker Candy How to Build Our Egg Carton Treat Holders Cut individual egg cups from carton. Use two cups for each treat holder. Dracula Treat Holder Paint one egg cup green—Dracula’s head. Paint other egg cup black—Dracula’s cape. Set aside and let dry. Use black paint to add hair to Dracula’s head. Set aside and let dry. Paint a red triangle down the center of Dracula’s Read More >