There is something so exciting about counting down the days with your children until a big event, celebration or special day. This hanging leaf calendar counts down the days until Thanksgiving, but with a sentimental twist. Behind each leaf is a … [Read more...]
Make Your Own Paper Shamrock Garland
Want a really easy and inexpensive way to decorate for St. Patrick's Day? Decorate with a Paper Shamrock Garland! Here is what you will need: Green Cardstock Paper Cutter Glue Dots Craft Dots® Cut cardstock … [Read more...]
Hodgepodge Button & Ribbon Hanging Easter Eggs!
Do you have one of those decorative Easter egg trees? I wanted one, but decided that getting some bendable branches from Michaels and sticking them in a a foam block in an old pot was a better idea. Now I just need the eggs to hang on it! … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Glittery Star Headband
Can you believe New Years is just around the corner? Seriously, just TWO days from now! Do you have plans? Do you have a little sparkly number picked out for a night on the town? My husband and I will be at home with our kids again this … [Read more...]
Summer Crafts for Kids
Summer is here and with the kids home, you may be looking for some new fun activities to do! Check out these summer crafts for kids! Summer Crafts for Kids DIY Sidewalk Chalk This is a fun activity to do with your kids, because you can make … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Make Your Own Chalkboards!
Have you seen the Chalkboard spray paint they have now? It looked so fun! We have a special event coming up and thought it would be fun to do some chalkboards to let guests know which way to the restrooms, or to encourage them to sign the guest book. … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Painted Glass Vases
It's springtime and I have this urge to brighten the house up. But of course, we have to stick to a deposit. I found some little glass vases at the Dollar Store and went to the hardware store for some glass-friendly spray paint for under $4. The … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Flower Girl Halos
Summer means weddings! There are many things you can do yourself ahead of time when planning a wedding, saving time and money. One thing you could cross off your list are the flower girl halos! They are so easy to make using just a few crafty … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Photo Props!
We have a party coming up, and thought that unique and funny photo props would be not only fun, but a great memento of the night! And they weren't that hard to make using the right tools. At first I used foam board, but found that even with the … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Easy Fabric Covered Gift Box
Sometimes you need to give a gift, but want to dress the packaging up extra special. This fabric covered box was so easy to make! My good friend's birthday is coming up and she loves to sew. I am going to put cute supplies and maybe a gift card … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Painted Rock Pets!
We came back from the ocean with a TON of rocks. Well, what felt like a ton. One weekend afternoon it was downright frigid outside and the kids were NEEDING something to do. Okay, I NEEDED something for them to do. They were so excited when I dumped … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: EASY & Cute Gift Tags!
Do you remember that big tote filled with amazing Elmer's and X-ACTO products that I told you about last week? Well, I found another little treasure and made these really easy and cute gift tags with: All you need is cardstock, a tag and hole … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Making My Holiday Project List, Checking It Twice!
Can you believe it will be December by the end of the week? So many things to do, but I also have to make time for relaxation. And for me, this means a bit of crafting! With the help of Pinterest I have been making a list of some projects I would … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Cork Christmas Trees!
I have been collecting corks for a LONG time. Almost a decade now... so it won't surprise you when you see this, right? I love doing crafts, but I haven't seen a lot of "cork crafts" that have appealed to me. Until... I saw these adorable … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Superhero Lollipop Party Favors!
My daughter's birthday is coming up and she loves anything to do with capes and superheros. I wanted something simple to make, inexpensive, cute and yet not too much sugar. These little superhero lollipops will be a perfect addition to the favor … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: “Thankful” Banner Decoration
It's almost time to start decorating for Thanksgiving! I have some leaf wreaths and garlands that I decorate with every year, but I wanted something for above the fireplace. I came up with this "Thankful" banner made with a few scrapbooking supplies … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Sewn Party Garland!
I'm always looking for easy, cute and inexpensive party decorations! Here is a great one that you could make for birthdays, baby or wedding showers, even holidays! Just change the colors or use different shaped paper punches. I did this one for a … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: DIY Avocado Hair Mask!
Summer is wrapping up and my hair is certainly showing the wear and tear of not only the hot summer days, but frequent family trips to the pool! It's been fun, but my hair feels fried and very dry. After doing much research on what products did a … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Lined Alligator Clippies!
I make a lot of hair clippies for my little girls. Small silk flowers, crocheted flowers and felt appliques! But they all start with a lined alligator clip. It might seem simple, but I've learned a few tips along the way, so here you … [Read more...]
Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Diaper Cake!
Diaper cakes are everywhere! Just take a trip around Pinterest! So many cute, fun ideas! One of my dearest friends is due next month. We are all so excited and can't wait to meet him! The baby shower is just around the corner … [Read more...]