Jane Clauss or the climb of a home decor projects expert? Yes, your grandma’s tissue box crafty-stash and your kids pre-school finger-paints are still crafting, but today’s crafting is so much more. There are no limits to tools, projects, ideas, where you make it, and whatever design comes of your creative crafting. Crafting allows you to give new life to old items by giving them a different meaning or use; everything in your sight could be used in a craft project. Crafting really is the ideal platform to let your imagination run wild.
Hoops dreams start with delicious food. Create specialty appetizers like a basketball cheese ball, high-tops used chip and dip bowls, referee utensil holders, and then make little signs to put next to the foods and give them a name the “7 layer Layup Dip”, “Double Dribble Sliders”, “Jump Shot Mini Dogs”, or a “Scoreboard Cookie Cake”. The easiest way to make the food as creative as the theme is to use your favorite recipes and give them a basketball twist! Good Old-Fashioned pancakes ? Pancakes are an indulgence, but you can still make them healthier by swapping out a few ingredients. Use quick cooking oats and egg whites to create the batter, cook them in a pan until they are set and then top off with fresh blueberry jam.
DIY ideas with Jane Clauss: If you’ve got a mom who loves to hit the mat, go for a run, or swing her way to fitness on the court, these easy do it yourself ideas will make her endorphins run even higher. Give her a collection of items she will find handy for her workouts like a yoga mat holder made from long piece of ribbon, a crochet a water bottle holder, and a head band from an old t-shirt. If mom likes to be spoiled, create the perfect day starting with breakfast in bed served on a custom tray table runner using fabric and an iron-on greeting, along with a chalk board coffee mug for a personalized message. Read even more details at crafting TV shows.
Tasty food recipes with Jane Clauss: Staying true to Buffalo you gotta serve the traditional buffalo hot wings and bleu cheese sauce at your tailgate party! But I say, more is more and less is a bore, so add in this delicious dip for an extra spicy delight. Here’s the recipe I use, plus, you can serve it up in your team colors. Learn how to make a custom bowl coozy here!Pre-heat the oven to 350 and grease a 9×9 casserole pan. Beat the cream cheese until soft and fluffy then stir in the next 4 ingredients – blue cheese dressing, buffalo wing sauce, shredded cheddar, cooked chicken – and spread into prepared pan. Top with blue cheese crumbles and bake for 30 minutes. Serve with corn chips, carrots, or toast points!
Jane is a do-it-yourself maker with contagious enthusiasm, a rip-it-apart and remake it sense of humor, and a bigger is better attitude; all on the rocks with a twist and olive! She contributes her UpCrafting tips as a BROTHER Sews Ambassador and she contributes to the monthly ENJOY Magazine, and the popular DIY site FaveCrafts. She also adds her artistic talents as a DIY features expert on television programs including: NBC’s The TODAY Show, FOX Chicago’s, WCIU’s You & Me This Morning, ABC’s Windy City Live, FOX 17 Morning Mix, Peachtree TV Atlanta and so many more across the country. Discover additional details on Jane Clauss. Jane is the founder of LIVE. LOVE. LIFE. Foundation a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raise funding for rare degenerative brain disease research and create awareness for brain donation.