Halloween Ghost Craft

Boo! Last week I asked Sissy what she wanted to do on her day with mommy. She replied, “Play a game, make a project and play with my dollies.” A list I was happy to oblige. I dreamed up a pumpkin craft I thought would be perfect, but when it game time to make said […]

Tissue Paper Apple Craft (Perfect For Preschoolers)

Craft projects are not just fun, they are also a great way for little ones to learn. What looks like just glue and paper in this tissue paper apple craft is actually a chance for kids to develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, listening skills and the ability to create with their hands. That is why art is […]

Chihuly Macchia (Glass Bowls) Kids Craft

Last week the girls and I made an easy craft that was both beautiful and educational. And like many of our favorite crafts, this Chihuly Macchia-inspired project didn’t take any fancy materials just ordinary household materials.

How To Make Lavender Bath Salts + Printable Gift Tag

My favorite reaction to homemade gifts is, “You made this?! How?!” Fellow kindred crafting spirits understand that there is nothing quite as rewarding as making a gift for someone by hand. But here’s my little secret — not all handmade gifts are hard! In fact, some handmade gifts are easy to make. One of those handmade […]

DIY Crayon Vase Teacher Gift

Teacher Appreciation Week has arrived, and I have one last project to share. At my daughter’s school, they do themed days during teacher appreciation week, and Wednesday is bouquet day. Each child is supposed to bring a single flower to the teacher, and together they make a bouquet. I decided it would be fun to […]

Favorite Easter Crafts, Activities and Treats

Looking for some last-minute ideas to make Easter extra special with Easter crafts or special Easter treats? Here are some of my family’s favorite easter ideas from over the years. From easy kids crafts to spicy deviled eggs, there is something for everyone. Happy Easter!  Favorite Easter Crafts and Activities  DIY Easter Egg Bath Bombs […]

Easy Washi Tape Heart Craft

What it is the day before Valentine’s Day and I am still posting just one more Valentine’s Day craft? Yes, it’s true. And the sad thing is that I bought the materials to do this Washi Tape Heart weeks ago, it took me all of 10 minutes to make and I am still waiting until the very […]

Get Well Soon Gift Basket With Free Printable Tag

This post brought to you by Chloraseptic®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. It seems like this time of year every other person I talk to is sick, has been sick or has sick kids. Coughs, sneezes and sore throats abound! Being stuck inside for days (or weeks) not […]

DIY Dog Ornament Christmas Gift

Have you finished your Christmas shopping — all of your Christmas shopping? What about a your dog? You didn’t forget a special treat for your four-legged friend did you? Not to worry, I have a last-minute gift that is sure get tail-wagging appreciation – a Dog Ornament.  This adorable dog ornament is easy to make and it […]

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 […]