Mason Jar Christmas Gifts + Free Printable Tag

Need an easy, inexpensive, last-minute, DIY gift? Whether is for a teacher, a friend or a neighbor they will love these Mason Jar Christmas Gifts filled with Hershey’s Kisses. The only problem, deciding who to give Santa, the snowman and the elf.  I made these for all of my daughter’s teachers and coaches. It made […]

DIY Christmas Candles And Other Easy Gift Ideas For Less Than $20

I love to give gifts. I enjoy the hunt of finding something unique and different that I am certain the recipient will love. During this gift-giving season, I have a long list of recipients to check off my list. Slowly but surely I am working my way through my list of friends, family and teachers […]

Easy Halloween Classroom Treats + Free Printable

I just got back from a cruise yesterday, Halloween is Friday and I realized this morning that I need classroom treats for both daughters (one by tomorrow).  Oh K decided she wants to be a unicorn for “Character Book Day” at school on Friday, which means I need to make a blue unicorn outfit for Friday. […]

Easy Pumpkin Washi Tape Craft

I admit to having a slight obsession with Washi Tape. It is so pretty and so easy to use that it is hard not to love. We won’t talk about how many rolls of the brightly colored paper tape I currently have sitting on my desk. Whether you are obsessed with washi tape crafts like […]

DIY “All You Need Is Love And Good Coffee” Sign + Free Printable

Did you know August is National Coffee Month? To celebrate a good cup of coffee (or two or three), I designed a chalkboard inspired printable that would be perfect hanging in a kitchen. But after I had the printable, I decided I wanted to do something more with it. Wouldn’t it be cool to DIY a […]

Transfer Any Image To A Glass Plate

A few months ago, a friend gave me a challenge – to create a DIY tabletop display for independent sales reps. I had this idea for an image transfer to glass that I had been wanting to try for a while so it seemed like the perfect time to test it out. The result is a DIY […]

DIY Wine Cork Monogram Craft

Do you save the cork when you open a bottle of wine? Every time we open a bottle, we toss ours in to a tall vase. We’ve been saving for years, and now that our cork vase was full (again) I decided it was time to do something with all of those corks – it was craft time.

DIY Chevron Pencil Holder Tutorial

A few months ago, we found K the perfect little desk, and I have been slowly filling it with fun accessories. But I haven’t been able to find her a pencil holder that I really liked. Temporarily she had them on a small tray, but they were getting out of control. So I decided to make one.

4th Of July “Stained Glass” Red, White & Blue Star Cookies

The 4th of July is a big holiday in my family. A big family reunion at the beach, lots of memories made and lots of good eats. This year I have a very special treat for everyone, and I could squeal with delight how well they turned out.  Stained Glass Red, White & Blue Star […]

4th of July Star Sun Catchers: Kids Craft

We enjoyed making heart sun catchers for Valentine’s Day so much, making a summer star sun catchers for 4th of July was a must. In addition to being pretty hanging in the window, I love that this craft is made with materials you can find around your house. Great for a last-minute project on a rainy day. If […]

4th of July Coffee Filter Fireworks Pom Poms

Summer is the perfect time to try new crafts, especially on rainy afternoons. If you are in search of an easy and entertaining craft that results in a cute 4th of July decoration this is your project. I expected my girls to decorate maybe 10 coffee filters before moving on, but nearly two hours later we decorated more than 50 […]

Easy DIY Easter Egg Canvas + Template

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a fondness for canvases – photos, quotes, art – I think everything looks better on a canvas. And my home is decorated with a number of canvases, both seasonal and year […]

DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs

After my successful creation of heart-shaped bath bombs for Valentine’s Day (or any time), I am obsessed with making my own bath bombs. It is so easy, and the kids love them. They also make a fantastic gift.  After making homemade Easter Eggs Sidewalk Chalk, I realized I could also make Homemade Easter Egg Bath […]

Homemade Easter Eggs Sidewalk Chalk Tutorial

I am so in love with this project. It was inspired by a trip to Walmart where I discovered chalk Easter eggs among the Easter display. As soon as I saw them I thought, “Hey, I could make those.” I have seen people make their own sidewalk chalk using toilet paper rolls to form the […]

DIY Jellyfish Party Decoration Craft Tutorial

I have been known to make overly complicated decorations for parties. But sometimes, it is the easy decorations that are the most striking. As is the case with these hanging jellyfish decorations from my daughter’s The Little Mermaid Party (also to be used for my daughter’s Octonauts party later this month). So pretty, right? And really, […]