Fluid Acrylic Poured Canvas Art

One of my goals for 2018 was to push myself to try new craft mediums and projects and to branch out of my creative bubble.  I decided to tackle one of the current trends and techniques that is all the rage lately, and to be honest intimidates me the most!  I teamed up with DecoArt to create my own fluid acrylic poured canvas art, and I have to say I'm in love with this paint trend! I'm sharing all the details and the supplies you will need for this project on the DecoArt blog … [Read more...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Won’t ZOO Be Mine Valentines

My kids are always asking me which holiday is my favorite. I always struggle to pick just one favorite, I love them all.  They all have something quirky, fun or fabulous that make them worth celebrating.  Take Valentine's Day for example, I love the silly puns, corny cards and chocolate!  And since it will be here before you know it I thought it was time to start sharing some new projects, printables and parties starting with these wild Won't ZOO Be Mine Valentines. A couple … [Read more...]

Unicorn Valentine’s Day Printables

This is the first year my little niece has been in school, and I would totally be lying if I said I wasn't enjoying creating holiday treats for her to take to her classmates! Like nearly every other elementary school aged girl, my niece is head over heals for unicorns and rainbows. I knew I would need to come up with a cute and affordable class treat for Valentine's Day, and I knew I would need to make it full of rainbows and unicorns.My go to for party supplies and class treats is Oriental … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Style Hot Cocoa Bar

This month DecoArt challenged us to create a project that was warm and cozy for our monthly challenge.  When it comes to warm and cozy during the winter months I can't think of anything better than sipping on a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a warm blanket.  So, I did what any normal person would do and I created a farmhouse style hot cocoa bar that we can use all winter long! I am a big fan of a styled bar cart, as you may have noticed when I created this DIY Metallic Bar Cart, or … [Read more...]

Witty Hanukkah Gift Tags With Free Printable

Well the gifting season is upon us! Over at The Organized Mama's household, we are counting down the days until Hanukkah. It is December 12, 2017 after sunset. The eight crazy nights begins, and I need to get myself organized! We give small-ish gifts each night to the kiddos. But with all those gifts, it is rather easy to get overwhelmed with cards. So I created a free printable with witty sayings to add to all the Hanukkah gifts. There are a few ways you can go about using these tags.Witty … [Read more...]

Mistletoe Embroidery Hoop Art

This post is being sponsored by Thermoweb. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm hosting our monthly supper club next week and decided on a festive Margaritas and Mistletoe themed celebration.  I've been busy planning and creating decorations, but realized one important thing was missing...mistletoe.  It turns out you can't actually buy real mistletoe in my area because it is a parasitic plant that can be harmful to trees.  So, I did what any creative hostess would do in a … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Cookies & Milk Placemat with Cricut

It's official I'm obsessed with all things Santa this holiday season!  It all started with my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree, then it was a cute DIY "Santa Stop Here" sign on my Whimsical North Pole Christmas Mantle. Then we started baking cookies with our DIY Mrs. Claus Baking Kits and you can't forget about writing letters to Santa and putting them in our special DIY Letter to Santa Envelopes.  I thought we had this year's theme well covered, until I started thinking about … [Read more...]

Sweet Holiday Themed Gifts with Hallmark

  I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #HallmarkAtWalgreens campaign, sponsored by Hallmark at Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. The Christmas tree is up, the decorations are finished and presents are being bought.  Now it's time to focus on my favorite part of the holiday season, the gift giving.  The entire holiday season is filled with opportunities to give gifts and bring joy to others, from your office Secret Santa, your … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Workshop Wood Sign

I love love love the holiday season! I want to decorate all the things, bake all the cookies, and buy all the gifts for people I love. But, I would be lying if I said the holidays didn’t stress me out a little bit. When I am stressed, I like to be creative and build things…sometimes I make things for friends, other times I make things for myself, like this DIY Santa's Workshop Wood Sign.   I was feeling the stress of the season and life recently, and I just felt like I *needed* to … [Read more...]