DIY Chalk Paint Vases - An easy, fun craft for many ages!

DIY Chalk Paint Vases (or "Look, I Did a Real Live Craft!")

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When it comes to DIY and craft projects, I am not your go-to blogger. I mean don't confuse me with this crafty girl. But when you have a friend you love and that friend loves to craft...you learn…

Boredom Buster: Paint a Box!

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We've been cooped up way too long. Between yucky weather, fevers and snow days, my kids were getting major cabin fever. I needed something... stat. As of late, my three year old has taken to…
craft idea with pipe cleaners

Pipe Cleaner Craft: Popsicle Pals

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I love simple craft ideas that my preschooler can actually do with me AND makes very little mess. I'm sure you do too. That's why it is vitally important that you take this craft idea seriously.…

Easy Easter Craft -- Painting Eggs with Pom Poms

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I had no idea what a hit this easy Easter craft with my preschool and toddler would be. Using pom poms, clothes pins and paint, we decorated eggs! Before you even get started with the painting,…

How to Make a Fleece Knot Blanket

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Knot blankets are not a new thing. However, making my own now is! I have seen these cozy, fleecy, want-to-curl-up-with blankets around pretty much all my life. I had never looked at them closely…

Wood Pallet Christmas Tree

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Check. It. Out! I am so proud of my dear hubs for making this Christmas tree out of a leftover pallet. It is serving as a welcoming front porch decoration this season. I love it! He actually…

Handprint Christmas Tree

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Hand print crafts are my favorite. I love little hands. Our little ones grow so fast and capturing a hand print as a keepsake is priceless. When my friend, Rachel J., shared an idea of making a hand…

Simple, Easy DIY Christmas Notes

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Around Christmas time I find quite a few reasons that I need some little note cards around. Gifts for neighbors, thank yous, something to slip into gifts, or like I used them, to send a personal note…

DIY Burlap Wreath

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Oh, hey there pretty burlap wreath on my front door. So glad you could join the fall festivities happening in my home. Also so glad your neutral color and versatility will keep you hanging on my door all…

Celebrate Fall with Decorating Pumpkin Cookies!

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Fall is by far my favorite season. I love it. In an effort to appease my inward celebration of the season, I recruited two chefs in training to help me decorate pumpkin cookies. We had a blast! Decorating…

Monster Pillow Tutorial

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Once upon a time I had time to sew and made cute things like this. This easy to sew monster pillow makes for a great gift to almost any age of kid. Fill it with goodies and share the monster love…

Halloween Craft: Puffy Ghosts

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Puffy Ghosts is a super simple Halloween craft for preschoolers or toddlers using supplies you probably have on hand. Free printable template included! Supplies for the Puffy Ghosts Craft This…

Halloween Spider Handprint Craft

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We are in day four of a week's worth of Halloween craft ideas. Make sure to check out our other crafts at the bottom of this post! This simple Halloween craft was SO easy to make. My preschooler…

Masking Tape Mummy: Easy and Fun Halloween Craft

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We are in day three of a week's worth of Halloween crafts. Make sure to check out Candy Corn Crafts and Paper Plate Pumpkins. Out of all of the Halloween crafts I've done this week, these masking…

Paper Plate Pumpkin Halloween Craft

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We are in day two of a week long series of Halloween crafts. Yesterday we made a Candy Corn Craft (with a free printable). Today we are making Paper Plate Pumpkins! This is a simple and easy Halloween…

Candy Corn Halloween Craft

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This Candy Corn Craft for preschoolers and toddlers couldn't be easier. Either use scrap paper or scrap fabric, our free printable template, and some glue and let your child get to work. Halloween…

Dingy Dresser Transformed into Kitchen Hutch

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Furniture makeovers are one of my favorite things to do. Before I had kids I had a knack for finding great furniture deals at thrift stores and garage sales, giving them a facelift, and then reselling…

Mirror Makeover(s)

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This mirror and I have a history. In more ways than one. This HUGE antique mirror hung in my grandma's living room for a LONG time. We are talking 50+ years. When my grandparents passed away, I…

How to Easily Update an Oak Mantel

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Another victory against the oak monster infesting our home has been won. I found an easy way to update our living room mantel and couldn't be happier with the results. If you've been following along…

Dramatic Desk Makeover (+ $100 Giveaway!)

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It's pretty safe to say that after this furniture makeover, every piece of furniture in my house is at risk of being painted teal. This is probably my favorite furniture makeover I've ever done. Before…

Hand Print Fourth of July Shirts

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I love hand print crafts. Love them. They give you a tangible snapshot of time when your little one's hands where THAT small and remind you of how quickly they grow. In light of my intense love…

DIY Ruffled Fabric Flower

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Fabric flowers are a crafter's dream. They are cheap. They are easy. They don't require much sewing skill. They can be used for all sorts of different ideas. Take this ruffled fabric flower, for example.…

Birthday Onesie Idea

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I was perusing through some old photos and stumbled on my daughter's first birthday party. I had forgotten about this funny first birthday onesie that I had made her using my Silhouette Machine. Feel…

Thoughtful Father's Day Gift Idea

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I wanted to share about a DIY Father's Day gift I put together for my dad a few years ago. It took a little preliminary work but the thoughtfulness and time put into it was totally worth it. Weeks…