Natural Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Natural Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Typically when it comes to decorating Easter eggs around here it is usually lots of messy fun with bright colored eggs and silly stickers.  The kids always have a blast, but this year I wanted to make my own version of grown up Easter eggs because the kids shouldn't get to have all the fun, right!?  If you are looking for something this year I have you covered with my Natural Easter Egg Decorating Ideas!  Plus, I've teamed up with 3 other bloggers to give you even more inspiration for decorating … [Read more...]

DIY Mardi Gras Masks

DIY Mardi Gras Masks_Giggles Galore

My parents were always looking for fun and educational adventures to take us on and one year that lead us on an adventure to New Orleans for Mardi Gras.  We saw dazzling floats, picked up beads from the street and ate the best food.  Maybe that's why I am so nostalgic about Mardi Gras, that is of course, the kid-friendly version.  To celebrate my kids and I made DIY Mardi Gras Masks.  Make some Jambalaya and grab a King Cake or some cupcakes from the store and have a family friendly dinner … [Read more...]

The Boxtrolls Movie Night and Edible Popcorn Boxes

The Boxtrolls Family Movie Night and Edible Popcorn Boxes

"This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Universal Pictures, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BoxtrollsFamilyNite http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” I can't think of a better way to start the weekend than cuddling up on the couch with my kiddos for family movie night.  It's the perfect way for us to unwind from a busy week and it's an easy and inexpensive way to create wonderful memories together.  I'm always looking for new … [Read more...]

Denim Placemat with Pocket – Michaels Make Market

Denim Pocket Placemat

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Michaels, but all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. #MadeWithMichaels Last night I had the opportunity to attend a craft night at the new Michaels Store in Southlake and we got a sneak peek of all the new changes coming to the stores.  Including the new Make Market line for DIY project and home décor ideas – all made with simple, on-trend surfaces and textures like chalk, denim, galvanized, burlap and cork.  This year one of the hot new craft trends is … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Football Drink Labels

Chalkboard Football Drink Labels_Giggles Galore

We are gearing up and getting ready for the big game this Sunday, and while our team didn't make it to the Super Bowl this year we are still looking forward to some football fun this weekend. Since we will have a house full of people I decided to make some super easy DIY Chalkboard Football Drink Labels to help everyone keep track of their drinks.  These fun little drink tags are incredibly easy to make and as the host there is very little you have to do in advance.  I use my Cricut Explore … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Washi Tape Tic Tac Toe Game

DIY Wooden Tic Tac Toe Game

A few days ago I revealed my new office makeover and the fact that I have a problem hoarding my craft supplies.  I buy fun and pretty craft and party supplies with good intentions to use them, but then I stash them away in my office and either forget that they are there or convince myself that it is too pretty to "waste."   Well with the start of the new year and a freshly organized office I've decided to use up those pretty things and use them to create extraordinary memories and fun, like this … [Read more...]

Craft Resolutions with Michaels and Organization Tips

Office Gallery Wall

I am so excited about this month's Michaels Makers Challenge, it's all about getting organized for the new year!  This month we were challenged to share our creative work spaces and organization tips and it motivated me to do something I have been wanting to do for a very long time...redecorate my home office! My One Little Word for 2015 is Focus & Shine (ok, that's two words but I couldn't decide) and I need a creative, organized space to help me achieve my goals this year! We moved into … [Read more...]

Chalky Finish Painted Christmas Sleds

Let it Snow Vintage Window and Sled

This post is sponsored by Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. I’m having so much fun decorating my new house for Christmas this year.  I keep finding new spots to add a little extra Christmas cheer and lots of excuses to go shopping and create new things!  My new vintage window vignette with these adorable chalky finish painted sled has me singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”  While we aren’t likely to get much snow here … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans

Christmas Gift_Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans

The Michaels Makers challenge this month is all about creative holiday gifts and gift wrapping.  And, I'm back with another simple gift idea that would be great for neighbors, teachers or co-workers this holiday season.  These delicious and slightly addicting Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans are one of my staples for gifts and entertaining this time of the year. What I love about this gift is it's easy to whip up and one recipe (see below) makes several gifts so you can spread lots of cheer! … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons to Own the Cricut Explore

Deluxe Starter Set Explore Bundle

By now I am sure you know how much I love my Cricut Explore, it is my favorite craft tool and I use it almost daily.  I've been a loyal fan of Cricut since the very first machine made it's debut on the HSN, thanks to my mom who made an impulse purchase and bought one while she was home sick from work.  And while I've always been a fan, the Cricut Explore changed my world.  Simply put, this machine is awesome and I think everyone should own one.  Which is why I've put together my Top 10 Reasons … [Read more...]