Home State Burlap Canvas

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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...]

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...]

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...]

Ice Cream Float Party

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #TENways  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” After what seems like a long and brutal winter the warmer weather and sunshine has FINALLY arrived!  And that is cause for a celebration, don’t you think?  We are celebrating the arrival of spring with a fun Ice Cream float party the whole family will love! Spring couldn't have come soon … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Favor Bags

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Your friends are sure to feel lucky when you give them these adorable St. Patrick's Day Favor Bags.  They are perfect as party favors or as prizes at the end of a Leprechaun treasure hunt, either way you are celebrating they are perfect for St. Patrick's Day! Filled with delicious gold coins these easy to create favor bags make a special treat.  And you only need a few minutes to whip them up. What you'll need: Muslin Bag (I found mine in the Target Dollar Spot) Gold glitter iron … [Read more...]

Meet Amazing: The All New Cricut Explore

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My favorite craft tool got a new makeover and I am so excited to share all the new details with you!  I recently had the privilege of attending an amazing product launch for the all new Cricut Explore.  Pinch me.  As a long time loyal Cricut fan (I bought my first Cricut on the HSN 7 years ago) I was giddy with excitement to attend this event, I couldn't wait to find out what this special event was all about.  Let me just say that the folks at Cricut did not disappoint!  The dinner, the friends, … [Read more...]

How to Make a Custom Pumpkin Topiary

Custom Fall Pumpkin Topiary by Giggles Galore

After Halloween is over don't box up your pumpkins, use them to make a custom pumpkin topiary as part of  your outdoor Thanksgiving decor. Yesterday I shared some simple and practical tips for getting your porch pretty and making outdoor Thanksgiving decor that will greet your guest with a pop of color and style.  Today I'm going to show you how to make a simple, easy and customized pumpkin topiary for your front porch. Here are the supplies you will need: 1. Decorative urn or … [Read more...]

Cricut My Favorite Craft Tool

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If you've been following Giggles Galore for a while you may already know how much I love my Cricut. And if you are new here a quick look through the archives and you'll soon discover that Cricut is my favorite craft tool...ever! Almost 6 years ago my mom stayed home from her teaching job and was watching TV, the next thing I know she is calling me excitedly exclaiming that she just made an impulse purchase and bought the new Cricut Expression (Thanks, Mom!)  Before long it made it's way over … [Read more...]

4th of July Celebration Buckets

4th of July Celebration Bucket_Giggles Galore

We are getting ready to head to one of my favorite spots, the Frio River for the 4th of July and I wanted to make each of the kids something fun to celebrate.  These 4th of July Celebration Buckets are full of treats, activities and pop-its for hours of fun! I used my Cricut and white vinyl to personalize each bucket with the kids names and added some sparkly fireworks with red glitter vinyl. I used the 4th of July printables from Tweedle Dee Designs to make everything in the bucket a … [Read more...]

Ghost Candy Jars

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I originally posted this Halloween craft two years ago, but with Halloween just around the corner I wanted to share this fun idea for recycling frappuccino bottles into a cute Halloween treat! I have heard of the fun Halloween tradition of "Booing" your neighbors, but I never got things together early enough to do it.  Well not this year!  This year we are going to join in on the fun and surprise our neighbors with Ghost Candy Jars filled with yummy treats.I had several bottles left over from … [Read more...]