DIY Foam Popsicle Sign

Summer is this magical time of year where our schedules are less demanding and our family gets to spend quality time together creating memories.  While school supplies are already hitting the shelves at stores, I'm not quite ready to let all the summer fun go and created this DIY Foam Popsicle Sign to remind us to savor every last bit of the summer season. This month  Make It: Fun Crafts® challenged us to create wall art using the foam sheets and I had lots of ideas for tropical signs, … [Read more...]

Tips for Drinking More Water

How many times have you read or been told to drink more water throughout the day? It's one of those things we all know we are supposed to do, but surprisingly something as simple as drinking water is a task most people struggle with, including myself. I am constantly trying to make sure I get my daily water intake in, but let's face, most days I need a lot of motivation! I have partnered with Brita® to share an easy DIY project and my tips for drinking more water. Our bodies are made up of … [Read more...]

DIY Monogrammed Koozies

It happened again.  You know that moment when you go to Target to dash in and pick up milk and laundry soap, only to come out an hour later with a basket full of goodies and a new craft project in mind.  Today I'm sharing a quick and easy tutorial for DIY Monogrammed Koozies that will make your beverages swoon. The other day on a routine Target run I took a detour threw the Dollar Spot and found the cutest koozies and simply couldn't help myself.  I loved the colors and knew that they would … [Read more...]

Colorful Craft Room Organization

Can you believe it, another year has come and it is 2016!  I love the start of a new year, it's the perfect time to get organized and start fresh. With so many projects and the hustle and bustle of the holidays my craft room was starting to get a little out of control.  I was in desperate need of some craft room organization, luckily Michaels just launched a new line of storage and organization product called Cre8ted Spaces. This new line has tons of different colors, bins and office supplies … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips & Techniques

I love, love, love a pretty wrapped package. For me getting a beautifully wrapped package is a gift in itself and today I'm talking all about Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips  & Techniques that will help you achieve those perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas packages to put under your tree. Thanks to my friends at Creativebug I learned some of the best gift wrapping tips from the Holiday Wrapping Techniques class by Lia Griffith. Lia always has such creative ideas so I was excited to take this class … [Read more...]

Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament

This post is sponsored by Cricut. All opinions are my own. One of the BEST parts about being a crafter this time of year is making handmade gifts for those we love, which is why I'm excited to partner with Cricut in a Secret DIY Santa Gift Exchange and bring you this easy DIY Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament. For this particular gift exchange we were assigned another blogger to come up with a special diy just for them that involved using my favorite craft tool, the Cricut Explore.  I decided … [Read more...]

DIY Star Wars Canvas Wall Art

My son's room is getting a makeover and it's no surprise that he has requested everything in his room be covered in Star Wars, to sat he is obsessed is an undertatement.  I'm not a huge fan of commercial themed room decorations so I couldn't bring myself to purchase the Star Wars bedding and life size wall clings he begs for every time we set foot in a store, but I decided I could compromise and give him his own Star Wars themed decor with this simple DIY Star Wars Canvas Wall Art. I … [Read more...]

Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle Decorating Ideas

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite things, but updating or changing out your decor from year to year can sometimes seem daunting.  The mantle is one of the easiest places to add holiday cheer.  This Christmas transform your mantle into a focal point, with simple handmade decor and a few sparkly statement pieces.  I'm thrilled to partner with Cricut and Balsam Hill today to share with you my simple and beautiful Handmade Holiday Christmas Mantle. My mom always tells stories … [Read more...]

DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket

Halloween is just around the corner and we are gearing up for our party.  With Halloween being on a weekend this year I thought it would be fun to host a get together with our friends before we head out trick-or-treating.  Nothing too fancy, just a few Halloween treats and drinks. Of course that means we need a few festive touches to make it an extraordinary celebration.  And who wouldn't love grabbing a frosty beverage from our DIY Skeleton Drink Bucket. This year I've been obsessed with … [Read more...]

Market Fresh Tote

Our Saturday mornings are usually pretty packed with soccer games, but whenever we get a break in games or decide to wake up a little extra early we love to head to our local Farmers Market. It's a great way for our family to spend some quality time together and to encourage our kids to try new fruits and veggies. Loaded up with a bounty of fresh local produce we're going to need a way to get it all home.  Which is why I decided to make this fun DIY Market Fresh Tote to help us get all our … [Read more...]