DIY Christmas Wine Bottle Gift Tags

DIY Wine Bottle Christmas Gift Tags_Giggles Galore

I'm back with another fun project for the Cricut Design Space Star Challenge.  This month we were challenged to come up with Christmas gifts, and while I agree that it feels a little too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts I think you'll love this quick, easy and inexpensive gift idea.  These DIY Christmas Wine Bottle Gift Tags are perfect for all of the holiday parties and entertaining you'll be doing in a few months. With my new Cricut Explore and Design Space this project came … [Read more...]

Black and White Pumpkins #TrickYourPumpkin

TrickYourPumpkin Black and White Halloween Decor

My pumpkins got a sparkly makeover for Halloween and I'm pretty smitten with my new Halloween vignette. I'm a big fan of black and white Halloween decorations, just take a look at my Mummy and Me Halloween Soiree (which by the way was featured in the October issue of Yum Food & Fun for Kids Magazine!)  While black and white is classic every now and then you have to add a little bit of pizzazz and #trickyourpumpkin.  And in my opinion you can never go wrong with gold glitter! Now … [Read more...]

DIY Rock Star Halloween Costume

DIY Halloween Costume_Rock Star

When it comes to Halloween costumes I love easy, inexpensive homemade costumes. And this year my daughter is going to rock Trick-or-Treating in her DIY Rock Star Halloween Costume. If your kids haven't decided what they want to be yet for Halloween then you are in luck.  This months Michaels Makers challenge is all about DIY Halloween costumes with lots of inspiration on Michaels.com.  Including this super easy and inexpensive idea for your music loving divas.  Doesn't every little girl have … [Read more...]

Birthday Carnival Welcome Sign

Welcome to Birthday Carnival Sign_Cut It Out Frame

Whenever you go to the circus or carnival there is always a huge sign to welcome you to all of the fun.  I knew I wanted a big sign to welcome everyone to our twins Birthday Carnival Party, but because our party was outside at a park I didn't really have a way to hang anything.  That's when I decided to use a giant wooden picture frame from Cut It Out. I love the whimsical shape of these Cut It Out frames and knew that the large 16 x 20 Chandler frame would be perfect for our Birthday … [Read more...]

10 Minute Homemade Jellyfish Costume

Quick and Easy Halloween Costume

Me and 80+ blog buddies got together to bring you 80+ DIY Halloween costumes, including this cute and easy 10 MINUTE HOMEMADE JELLYFISH COSTUME! I'm teaming up with Jamie Dorobek and her handmade Halloween costume site, Really Awesome Costumes to bring y'all tons of easy ideas to craft up DIY Halloween costumes for everyone including your pets, family costumes, and even a trunk or treat idea!   Along with my 10 Minute Homemade Jellyfish Costume, I'm sharing 88+ more really awesome … [Read more...]

Tailgate Party Ideas

Tailgate Wings 2

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Tyson and Wet-Nap®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #wingsandwipes http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” I'm always up for any excuse to have a party and hang out with friends, and with football season in full swing I've got plenty of opportunities.  While tailgating at the game is my favorite way to root for my team, with kids and hectic schedules tailgating isn't always a possibility.  If you can't … [Read more...]

Carved Pumpkin Flower Vase

Fall Carved Pumpkin Flower Vase_Giggles Galore

Fall is my favorite time of year, I love the colors, the smells, the cool air and the chance for change.  And who can resist the flavors of fall, it's the perfect time for baked pies, warm soups and crusty homemade bread.  All of these are a great excuse for gathering together with friends to enjoy the changing season.  Which is why I chose to create a Fall Dinner table with a DIY Carved Pumpkin Flower Vase for this months Michaels Makers Challenge. After wandering around the aisle at … [Read more...]

Transforming Old Chair with Chalk Paint

Happy Fall Yall Sign

This post is sponsored by Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. I may be a little late to the game, but I just finished my first project using chalk paint, and I'm in LOVE!  I had this old chair that was sitting outside and taking a beating from the elements outside and wanted to give it new life. I wanted something bright and cheerful and decided on this gorgeous color from Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  It's called … [Read more...]

Be Awesome T-shirt

Gold Be Awesome Shirt

The start of a new school year is upon us and soon my kiddos will be back in school and not nestled under my protective wing of motherhood.  Don't get me wrong, I can't wait for them to soar, but sometimes I'm overcome with anxiety and wonder "Will they make friends?"  "Will they be a good friend?"  "Are they going to succeed?" And then I remember that they are destined for great things...go and Be Awesome little ones! While thinking of projects for our Cricut Design Space Star challenge I … [Read more...]

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...]