Polka Dot Easter Bags

Painting with Carrots Polka Dot Easter Bags

Hello!  The sun is finally shinning after weeks and weeks of non-stop rain and we are enjoying a beautiful spring day.  I'm excited to be hanging out with my friends over at Name Bubbles today sharing a fun Easter craft using carrots, yep that's right we are painting with carrots!  Pop on over to My Daily Bubble to get all the details on these super cute and easy Polka Dot Easter Bags. And don't forget to check out our other Easter ideas and inspiration including our Easter Egg Hunt … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Neighborhood Gifts

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When we first bought our first house as a married couple I was so excited about moving in and meeting neighbors, finding new friends and building a community.  I guess I had grand illusions of living on the same street As Leave it to Beaver, I thought people would be dropping by with plates of cookies and we would be hanging out on the front porch sipping tea.  But, it didn't work quite like that and I was a little disappointed.  Which is why I decided to make an effort to be the "welcoming … [Read more...]

DIY Mardi Gras Masks

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My parents were always looking for fun and educational adventures to take us on and one year that lead us on an adventure to New Orleans for Mardi Gras.  We saw dazzling floats, picked up beads from the street and ate the best food.  Maybe that's why I am so nostalgic about Mardi Gras, that is of course, the kid-friendly version.  To celebrate my kids and I made DIY Mardi Gras Masks.  Make some Jambalaya and grab a King Cake or some cupcakes from the store and have a family friendly dinner … [Read more...]

Valentine Marshmallow Necklace

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Do you remember making cereal necklaces as a kid?  Or did you always beg your mom to buy you one of those candy necklaces at the store? Then I bet you and your kids will absolutely love making a Valentine Marshmallow Necklace!  This is a sweet little something to keep, or give away to your special Valentine, and of course anything you can make, wear, and eat for a snack later on is a winner in my book! My kids loved being able to create their own one of a kind Valentine Marshmallow Necklace … [Read more...]

Denim Placemat with Pocket – Michaels Make Market

Denim Pocket Placemat

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Michaels, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. #MadeWithMichaels Last night I had the opportunity to attend a craft night at the new Michaels Store in Southlake and we got a sneak peek of all the new changes coming to the stores.  Including the new Make Market line for DIY project and home décor ideas – all made with simple, on-trend surfaces and textures like chalk, denim, galvanized, burlap and cork.  This year one of the hot new craft trends is … [Read more...]

Rainbow Loom Valentine

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If you are looking for an easy last minute valentine idea that doesn't involve candy then I have you covered.  My girls still love making Rainbow Loom bracelets and we have a growing collection of these goodies stashed in every corner of their room.  Last year in an attempt to clear out some of their inventory I made Rainbow Loom Valentine, which I originally shared on My Daily Bubble, but I thought I would post them here for all of you just in case you have a rainbow loom fanatic. Simple … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Washi Tape Tic Tac Toe Game

DIY Wooden Tic Tac Toe Game

A few days ago I revealed my new office makeover and the fact that I have a problem hoarding my craft supplies.  I buy fun and pretty craft and party supplies with good intentions to use them, but then I stash them away in my office and either forget that they are there or convince myself that it is too pretty to "waste."   Well with the start of the new year and a freshly organized office I've decided to use up those pretty things and use them to create extraordinary memories and fun, like this … [Read more...]

Craft Resolutions with Michaels and Organization Tips

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I am so excited about this month's Michaels Makers Challenge, it's all about getting organized for the new year!  This month we were challenged to share our creative work spaces and organization tips and it motivated me to do something I have been wanting to do for a very long time...redecorate my home office! My One Little Word for 2015 is Focus & Shine (ok, that's two words but I couldn't decide) and I need a creative, organized space to help me achieve my goals this year! We moved into … [Read more...]

Reindeer Ho Ho Treats

Reindeer Ho Ho Treat

Create magical Christmas memories and squeals of delight with these adorable Reindeer Ho Ho Treats! I'm super excited to share this adorable and easy holiday treat with you, but before we get to the tutorial I want to make sure you stick around for our Home for the Holidays Christmas Blog Round Robin, keep reading for all the fun details! Surprise your kids with a special after school treat or have them join you in the kitchen to make these edible reindeers.  This edible art projects is a … [Read more...]

Cricut Explore Starter Set Giveaway

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  You may have noticed from my posts lately like my Chalky Finish Christmas Sleds, "You're a Deer Friend" cookies gift and my Holiday Entertaining Tips, that I have a favorite when it comes to craft tools for my projects.  I use it over and over and over again and every time I use it I fall more and more in love! What tool is it you ask?  Well of course, it's my Cricut Explore, and I am thrilled to share with you today a chance to win your very own! Enter to WIN a Cricut Explore Bundle and … [Read more...]