Building the Swing Ride

Materials: Cardboard carpet tube (often free from carpet/flooring suppliers) Hammered, silver metallic spray paint Yellow spray paint Optional: painters tape 2” thick rigid insulation foam Jig saw with fine tooth blade Colored duct tape Circle punch (scrapbooking tool) Holographic scrapbook paper (with adhesive back is ideal) Large Styrofoam ball (Michael’s, Hobby Lobby, or JoAnn’s) Medium diameter dowel rods Small diameter dowel rods Red latex house paint Paint brush and ... Continue Reading

Building the Ferris Wheel

As an exclusive to our faithful blog readers, today and tomorrow we will post instructions to two decorating items that cannot be found anywhere else! These instructions are not even in the Decorating Made Easy book! We know you've been asking for them, so here they are… up first is the Ferris wheel. Be sure to check back tomorrow for the swing ride!  Materials: 4x8’ rigid insulation foam board (½”thick) Scrap pieces of ½” foam board Scrap pieces of 2” foam board Small scrap piece of ½” ... Continue Reading

Over the River...

Over the river (Little Pigeon River) and through the woods (Mt. Pisgah National Forrest) to VBS 2013 Events we go! It is going to be a COLOSSAL week! This is the week we (LifeWay's VBS Events Team) look forward to all year - the first in a series of awesome fun events - where VBS groupies from all 50 States, Canada, and Mexico (and sometimes even a groupie or two from Great Britain or Korea) join together for two days of exciting VBS sights and sounds! Over 1200 VBS leaders will be our guests ... Continue Reading

Four Weeks and Counting...

Hopefully it is looking a lot like - and sounding a lot like - Christmas where you are today. It certainly is here in the VBS office! But it is also looking and sounding a lot like four weeks until the first national VBS Preview at Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina. We are in perpetual motion putting the finishing touches on a not-to-be-missed event! We have now hit capacity at Ridgecrest and the Nashville Friday/Saturday events, but there is still room at Fort Worth, Nashville ... Continue Reading