DIY Painted Wooden Bracelets

DIY Wooden Painted Bracelets_Giggles Galore

Last month was the kick-off of the all new Cricut Design Star competition.  What's that you ask?  It's a challenge composed of extremely talented and extraordinary bloggers, all looking to claim the title as the next Cricut #DesignSpaceStar.  Last month my Home State Burlap Canvas was chosen as one of the top 10 projects and while I didn't win it was exciting to see one of my team members we are team #4), Lia Griffith take home the top prize for Round 1!  This month our team was challenged to … [Read more...]

Cork Board Vase Teacher Gift

A+ Teacher Gift Cork Board Vase

My kids are counting down the days until school starts.  They can't wait to meet their new teacher, see their friends again and tell everyone about their summer trips!  Our Michaels Makers challenge this month is all about getting ready to go back to school!  And I'm excited to share my Cork Board Vase which is perfect as a back to school teacher gift. Not only will your new teacher love it, this project is so simple you can throw it together in less than 10 minutes!  That's right in less … [Read more...]

Back to School Time Capsule

Back to School Time Capsule By Giggles Galore

My twins start kindergarten this year and with the start of school looming I'm starting to feel a little nostalgic about my babies starting this new chapter in their life.  I'm excited for them and me to be honest (hello to a full day of getting work done without interruptions!) but I'm also a little bit sad that those two tiny little people actually aren't that little anymore!  Last year when my oldest daughter started school we started a new family tradition with a Back to School Time Capsule, … [Read more...]

DIY Hand Painted Tea Towels

DIY Dish Towel Supplies

Bring whimsy and personality into your kitchen with DIY Hand Painted Tea Towels. This easy and affordable DIY is a great way to add character to your own space or to personalize a special gift for friends.  Nothings says heartfelt like a handmade personalized gift like my personalized homemade lemonade hostess gift. Start by purchasing a package of plain white tea towels, which are also commonly known as flour sack towels.  You will also need a stencil or stamp and paint and paint … [Read more...]

Home State Burlap Canvas

Burlap Home State Canvas_Michaels Raw Bar

Hey friends!  I’m back with another fun project, a Home State  Burlap Canvas, for the July Michaels Makers campaign and an exclusive sneak peak at some of the new Raw Bar products they will be carrying in stores nationwide August 8th. We recently moved into a new house and I've finally unpacked all the boxes and now I’m slowly working on putting the finishing touches in each room.  My home office is one of those rooms that needs a fresh new makeover and since I spend lots of time in there I … [Read more...]

Summer Crafts with Kiwi Crate

Piper and her Puppets

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kiwi Crate. We've made our summer bucket list, the chore chart is ready and school if finally out...bring on summer!  I"m really looking forward to a more relaxed schedule and getting to soak up some summer fun with my kids.  But, even with careful planning and a carefree attitude you can guarantee at some point over the next 11 weeks of summer break I'll hear those famous words "I'm bored!" Thankfully I'm prepared with the award-winning, … [Read more...]

Easter Bunny Cups and Bunny Bait

Easter Bunny Cup

Hippity Hoppity Easter is just around the corner and this easy DIY project is a fun craft for you and the kids.  Your kids will love making these Easter Bunny Cups and filling them with a tasty Bunny Bait snack. Whether you are planning an Easter Egg Hunt party or just want a festive afternoon snack these Easter Bunny Cups filled with sweet Bunny Bait are sure to be a hit with the kids! Supplies: White paper cups Easter Bunny Ear Template Googly eyes Mini pink pom … [Read more...]

Easter Bunny Canvas

Easter Bunny Canvas Giggles Galore

I recently hosted a craft night and guest could make one of three projects, including my easy Easter Bunny Canvas.  This is a fun project that can be customized to suit your personal style and taste.  I'm not really a pastel kind of gal.  I like using bright colors, like I did for our Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt.  I wanted my Easter Bunny Canvas to be a bold statement and the bright colors just make me happy. I painted my canvas a bright aqua and used colorful patterned paper from the new Amy … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Craft Room Giveaway

Ultimate Craft Room Giveaway

Did you know that March was National Craft Month?  How awesome is that, a whole month dedicated to crafts and the people who love making them!  We all know you can't craft without supplies and who doesn't love a good giveaway, especially if it's the ULTIMATE CRAFT ROOM GIVEAWAY?! We've joined together with members of the 2014 Snap team: Tatertots and Jello | The Crafting Chicks | I Heart Naptime | Whipperberry | The Crafted Sparrow Sweet Rose Studio | One Charming Party | NoBiggie | Giggles … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Party Favors

Spring Pinwheel Party Favors

This project post is a part of a paid marketing campaign with Snap. Although this post is sponsored the project idea and all opinions expressed are my own.   I'm obsessed with pinwheels. Something about those little spinning things reminds me of spring. They also remind me of carefree, playful afternoons from childhood.  I think they are such a whimsical and fun way to add a little flair to any event. When I stumbled on this cheerful paper craft collection from Amy Tangerine Plus One I … [Read more...]