DIY Butterfly Yarn Magnets

The blossoms are blooming, the sun is shining and spring is in the air. What better way to get in the spring spirit than to create artwork inspired by the season with a fun butterfly craft. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create colorful, fun and easy butterfly yarn magnets that are not only a work of art themselves, but a craft that can also be used to hang up and display all of the colorful artwork your kids create this spring. My kids love drawing, painting and creating artwork, but … [Read more...]

Hand Painted Love Word Art Canvas

I am so excited about the arrival of spring.  The warmer weather has me itching to spruce things up around our home.  After a long dreary winter, spring is the perfect time to freshen up your home decor.  Whether you are just giving it a good spring cleaning, adding pops of color with DIY spring decor or redecorating, spring is the perfect season to focus on transforming your space. I recently re-decorated my tween daughter's bedroom and created a gallery wall with lots of DIY … [Read more...]

Tween Girls Bedroom Makeover

Is your little girls bedroom decor ready for an update?  My daughter has been begging me to redecorate her room since the day we moved into our new house.  It's been one of those projects that I just kept putting off because there were so many other ones that needed to be done. But, my daughter recently celebrated her 10th birthday and I knew it was time to finally tackle our tween girls bedroom makeover! I have teamed up with Cricut to show you how you can transform a boring and … [Read more...]

30+ Kids Valentine Printables

With Valentine's day being just a week away, I thought I would put together 30+ Kids Valentine Printables for my readers! If you're a procrastinator like me, that's ok.  I have you covered with lots of adorable ideas and free printables, all you need is a little bit of time and a printer.  It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your children, and the best part is that the Valentines are semi-homemade. It'll show there was a lot of love put into them. ALL the printables here are FREE and … [Read more...]

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...]

Kids Crafts: Tie Dye T-shirts

This month's Michaels Maker Challenge encouraged us to go back to class and try something new!  Did you know that Michaels offers a huge variety of free adult and kids classes?  We decided to try out one of the kids craft classes and that project inspired my girls to take it to the next level and make their own Tie Dye T-shirts. I decided to plan my weekly trip to Michaels during one of the Kids Craft Club classes. That way I could get my shopping done and my girls could spend sometime being … [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...]

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...]

Happy Owl-O-Ween Coloring Page

Halloween is just around the corner and will be here in no time! At our house we love the fun and happy side of Halloween- not the scary part yet. My kids love owls and I whipped up these fun coloring pages to color just for fun or to give to friends and family. This was such a fun activity for my preschool age daughter and her little friend. They had a blast coloring the owls! For bigger kids, they can coloring in all the details on the owls themselves. This would be such a fun … [Read more...]