DIY Yarn Spider Garland

DIY Yarn Spider Garland: Easy Halloween Decor

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by Kelly Gilion, Contributing Author Hi Ya'll! Kelly from Plume here doing a little blog bomb! Rachel and I have been friends for years, since before she was a blogger and I was a shop owner.…
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…

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…

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…

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…
How to Refinish an Old Lamp

How to Refurbish an Old Lamp

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It's high time I introduce you to my dad. Although a former U.S. Marshal, I've always known him to be an artist and innovator at heart. From photographer to writer to architect/builder of our childhood…

EASY Valentine Craft Idea for Toddlers and Kids

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I've got a pretty simple Valentine's Day craft idea for you today. My two-year easily did this with enthusiasm (for about 5 minutes) but it was enough to get it done! It takes very little prep and very…

The Thankful Tree: A Thanksgiving Craft and Centerpiece

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Here's a craft that I think is worth it: The Thankful Tree. In the rush of preparing a meal, socializing, and entertaining (or restraining?) a house full of little kids, it gave our extended family…

Turn Old T-Shirts into Reusable Grocery Bags!

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Got a stash of old t-shirts hanging around? Put them to good use by turning them into grocery bags! In the past few years my family has attempted to take small steps towards being a little more kind…

How to Freeze Green Onions/Scallions

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So, this is one of those posts that many of you will chuckle at and think, "You didn't know that?" I am here to tell you that, no, I did not know that you could freeze and save green onions for later…

Fourth of July Craft Ideas

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It's June! It's summer! I'm already seeing some Fourth of July crafts floating around the blogland so I thought I'd throw a few of mine in the mix. Pin it if you like it! Here is a Fourth of July Onesie I…

DIY Easter Decorating Idea: Repurpose Paint Chips into an Easter Garland

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Since most of my creative energy is being put towards baby boy's nursery and not holiday decorating, I thought I'd share a little Easter project from the past. Enjoy! An Eggcellent Easter Decorating Idea I…

Stools with So Much Potential!

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  Most people would look at these stools and think, "Gross." Since they came from my grandparent's house I wasn't too grossed out by them but they were in serious need of a makeover. The funny…

How to Peel a Pomegranate

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Did you know that pomegranates are one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health? This anceint fruit is crazy good for you. Health Benefits of the Pomegranate They are…

DIY Baby Girl Onesies

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If I would have known how easy these baby girl onesies were to make, I imagine my daughter's drawer would have been full of them. This is a fun project for someone with beginning sewing skills. It also…
rick rack flower tutorial

How to Make Rick Rack Fabric Flowers

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I've seen a few of these tutorials around so I thought I'd give them a try. They turned out to be really easy to make. I'm excited about these rick rack flowers because of their versatility. I've already…

Fourth of July Onesie

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This onesie was super easy to do and was quite a hit with anyone my daughter ran into. I was inspired to make this last minute when I saw a similar one by Make it and Love it (one of my FAVORITE sewing…
Fourth of July Wreath

Make Your Own Fourth of July Wreath

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After seeing a Fourth of July fireworks stand being set up yesterday, I got really excited for the upcoming holiday! So when I stumbled on this wreath idea from Capital B, I got motivated and…

How to Transform a Onesie into a Dress

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It's amazing how fast babies grow out of their clothes. There were so many cute outfits that my little lady only wore once or twice. It was painful for me to pack barely used clothes away not knowing if…

Fabric Flower Bouquet Tutorial

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I love making fabric flowers. There are so many creative things you can do with them! I had a lot of fun with my Five Minute Fabric Flowers so I thought I would keep the party going with a fabric…

Cheap and Easy Activity for a Toddler: Popsicle Stick Puzzles

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As I mentioned in my previous post, I was so glad to be invited to a Busy Bag Party. I am now well equipped with quiet activities to keep a toddler busy on those days that I won't be able to keep up with…

Playdate Skirt Tutorial

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I absolutely love little skirts on baby girls. Now that my little gal is in cloth diapers, her booty needs a little more room so I'm on a mission to make loads of skirts. I named this the "Playdate Skirt"…

Five Minute Fabric Flowers

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Looking for a cheap and easy craft project? One that takes close to five minutes once you get the hang of it? Look no further, my friends. You can see my little lady modeling my newest creation below.…

Give Old Pillows New Life!

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Want to freshen up some old throw pillows? Don't throw them out! It is a lot easier to makeover an old pillow than you would think. All you need is fabric and some very basic sewing skills. To see…