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...]

10 Patriotic Signs for 4th of July

This year I decided to decorate our fireplace mantel for the 4th of July and I am in love with all the red, white and blue decor.  Do you decorate your mantel for the 4th of July?  The 4th of July provides the perfect opportunity to showcase your patriotic spirit.  To honor the occasion I've round up 1o Patriotic Signs that will help you salute America with festive red, white and blue decor for your 4th of July mantel. These patriotic signs range from DIY chalkboard art to painted pallets and … [Read more...]

4th of July Patriotic Mantel

Do you decorate for the 4th of July? I am loving all of the red, white and blue patriotic decor I've seen lately and couldn't resist creating a 4th of July Patriotic Mantel.  I don't normally switch out the decorations on my mantel except for Halloween and Christmas, but I am in love with this festive and patriotic mantel I created for Oriental Trading. I have am so thrilled to be partnering with such an amazing brand like Oriental Trading and I've been having lots of fun creating DIY … [Read more...]

DIY Tea Cup Succulent Planters

If you are like me and you don't have a knack for gardening or keeping anything alive for more than a few days, then you don't want to miss my latest craft project and tutorial on the Oriental Trading website.  I'm showing you how to create DIY Tea Cup Succulent Planters, to help add a little life to your decor. Succulents are a huge trend in home decor right now and the best part is they are easy to maintain and look beautiful. Succulents can thrive in the simplest of environments and are … [Read more...]

30 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Easter is a month away! Do you decorate eggs with the kids? I think it is a wonderful way to spend time with your little ones while rejoicing and celebrating this special holiday.  There are so many different Easter Egg Decorating Ideas out there, so I thought I would pull a few together that I really love. Whether your child is into characters, or glitter, there's something for each of their personalities! I've also included a few that are just right for the teens and adults to join in on the … [Read more...]

Modern and Colorful Decoupaged Books

I have a huge pile of old books that have been collecting dust in the back corner of my craft closet for years now.  I'm breathing new life into those forgotten books and creating modern and colorful decoupaged books for my office. I used to pick up old books for a quarter every time I went to the thrift store, for no real reason other than I thought they would come in handy for something.  Over the years I've used some of them in bookshelf vignettes and even to add height to my dessert … [Read more...]

Painted Clipboard for Office Organization

The start of a new year is always one of my favorite things.  I love being able to purge, start fresh and get organized.  I especially love creating fun and pretty new ways to help me stay organized, like this Painted Clipboard for my office. The truth is I'm a pretty organized person.  I really dislike clutter. My family always jokes that if they can't find something it's because I've thrown it away.  I'm notorious for discarding things that aren't in their place and don't even get me … [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...]

DIY Burlap Snowman Pillow Cover

Hello Giggles Galore readers!  It's Shari from Sincerely Jean.  My sisters and I are so excited to join this amazing blog as contributors!  Today I am bringing you a tutorial on how to make a burlap snowman pillow cover.  This is a fun and easy project!  It can be used for any holiday but since Christmas is around the corner, I decided to make a snowman.  I love having it up on my couch for the holidays!  It is a great little addition to my holiday decor. Here are the supplies that you will … [Read more...]

Distressed Wooden Chalkboard

Have you every had an idea or wanted to create something, but you weren't sure where to start?  I love learning new crafting skills and discovering new ways to make one of a kind projects, like this Distressed Wooden Chalkboard for my home.  But, sometimes my creative brain gets overloaded and I have no idea where to start, or what the best way to achieve a particular look, or what I even want for that matter, which is why I love Creativebug! If you haven't heard of Creativebug yet, they are … [Read more...]