DIY Shamrock Coasters

DIY Shamrock Coasters

Gold is a hot trend right now!  I'll admit I was slow to embrace it, but the more I use it in decorating, crafts and my own personal fashion (what little I have) it has grown on me.  This month I've teamed up with some of my crafty friends to share 10 fabulous gold inspired projects, including my gold DIY Shamrock Coasters. St. Patrick's Day isn't a holiday I do a lot of decorating or hosting parties for, but it's always fun to have a little festive touch around to celebrate.  Since St. … [Read more...]

Rainbow Gumball Necklace

Rainbow Gumball Necklace Tutorial

I'm over the rainbow excited to share today's project with you, a Rainbow Gumball Necklace!  This simple little project makes me smile, but then again I imagine that it would be very difficult to be wearing a colorful gumball necklace and not be happy.  These colorful necklaces are great for St. Patrick's Day gifts and would also make darling party favors for rainbow themed parties too. I have always loved these gumball necklaces and have wanted a reason to make them for quite sometime.  St. … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Party Ideas

Super Bowl Sunday Party Food

It's Super Bowl Sunday and I'm ready for the big game, even though this year I really don't care who wins.  I do actually love watching football and even if my team isn't playing in the big game the Super Bowl is the perfect reason to hangout with friends, eat good food and party! I stopped by The Broadcast earlier this week to share some quick and easy entertaining ideas for your Super Bowl Party.  Even if your favorite team didn't make it to the big game you can throw a festive party, with … [Read more...]

Polymer Clay Donut Rings

Polymer Clay Donut Ring_Giggles Galore

Donuts are a popular trend and seen everywhere from breakfast, dessert and even party themes.  This year for my daughter's birthday she requested a sleepover so of course we combined it with our love of donuts!  These DIY Polymer Clay Donut Rings were the perfect addition to our sweet party favors we handed out. I've never tried making my own jewelry, but I was surprised at how easy it was to make these cute little rings.  Here's what you'll need to make your own DIY Polymer Clay Donut … [Read more...]

Donut Necklace

Sprinkle Donut Necklace Tutorial

For my daughter's Donuts and Pjs slumber party we made some , including this easy and inexpensive Donut Necklace. I like giving party favors that are useful and instantly remind guest of how much fun they had at the party.  But, I also wanted everything about this party to be simple and while I was searching for ideas for party favors I ran across this darling necklace from Little Blue Boo.  I decided to make my own necklaces for the girls and thought it would be fun to include in their party … [Read more...]

DIY Donut Party Banner

DIY Donut Party Banner

Who doesn't love donuts?  These delicious treats are still a hot trend and can be seen in everything from creative parties to DIY crafts, like this amazing donut pinata.  And now I'm infusing my take on this sweet trend with a DIY Donut Party Banner. My sweet Aubrey is turning seven this month and to celebrate we are having a Donuts & Pjs slumber party.  This year we are keeping things simple, but I couldn't resist making a few decorations and I'll have lots of other fun DIY donut … [Read more...]

DIY Command Center + 10 Creative Ideas to Clean, Organize & Plan

Get Organized with DIY Command Center

It's January, time to get organized and once again I've teamed up with my blog friends to bring you lots of creative ideas and even a free Erin Condren Life Planner and Gift Box Briefcase!  I consider myself a fairly organized person.  I love to make list and check off tasks as they are completed.  I hate clutter and try to keep the gazillion pieces of paper that my kids bring home from school organized and filed appropriately.  For the most part I'd say I have a pretty good system...that is … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

Giggles Galore Kid Friendly NYE Party

I'm excited about closing out 2013 and ringing in a new year full of new adventures, new opportunities and lots of new memories!  New Year’s Eve events are often adult-only events, but the kids get excited about ringing in the New Year too!  And at a time when babysitters are scarce why not celebrate at home with the kids.  Whether you decide to invite friends over and make it a party or just cozy up with your family, you can make it a memorable New Year’s Eve with these tips for a kid-friendly … [Read more...]

Rudolph the Wooden Reindeer

Rudolph the Wooden Reindeer_Giggles Galore

This wooden reindeer holds a special place in our families Christmas holiday.  The original version of this wooden reindeer has been in our family for more than 35 years.  He was originally made by my Dad as a Christmas gift for my great-grandmother.  After she passed away my parents gave him to me as a gift for the first Christmas in our new home.  He is a cherished treasure.  Over the year's I've gotten lots of comments and questions about where he came from and I love telling his story.  I … [Read more...]

5 Minute Fall Wreath and Outdoor Thanksgiving Decor

5 Minute Fall Wreath Tutorial

Thanksgiving is a holiday smooshed between Halloween and Christmas and often times overlooked for it potential, especially when it comes to outdoor decor.  Think about it though, this is a holiday that brings lots of visitors to your home and the perfect opportunity to infuse a little outdoor Thanksgiving decor to greet your guest.  If lots of people will be knocking on your door dress it up with this easy 5 minute fall wreath. I was inspired by the 5 minute wreath tutorial from A Blissful … [Read more...]