DIY Breakfast in Bed Serving Tray

I recently polled my readers and asked them what they wanted for Mother's Day.  The majority of moms said that their ideal gift would include being able to sleep in and not cook on Mother's Day.  Make mom happy this Mother's Day and give her the gift of both with an easy DIY craft project you can make in less than 20 minutes. Head over to Oriental Trading where I'm sharing the tutorial for this easy DIY Breakfast in Bed Serving Tray and a free breakfast in bed door hanger printable, it's a … [Read more...]

Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift

Today I have a really cute and easy teacher appreciation gift to share with you, and it includes FREE printables.  Treat your teachers and show them how much you appreciate everything they do with our Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6th and we want to make sure our teachers are showered with lots of notes, gifts and treats to show them just how special and extraordinary they are.  Our school has a theme for each day of the week and one of the days is … [Read more...]

The Best Mother’s Day Gift

We think moms are the best ever, hands down!  The same could be said for grandma's too! We are certain that this adorable DIY project will hands down be the best Mother's Day gift they receives this year. Whether you are looking for a gift for mom or grandma we have you covered with this adorable DIY gift and free printables. I can't think of anything I cherish more than having my kids tiny little hand prints etched in time forever.  They grow up way to fast and I can't resist a gift that … [Read more...]

DIY Bath Salts & Spa Gift Basket

We all know that moms are some of the hardest working people on the planet.  I know my mom is and she is always taking care of others so it is only fitting that this year her Mother's Day gift be filled with ways that she can pamper herself.  For this month's Michaels Makers challenge I've created DIY Bath Salts & a Spa Gift Basket, perfect for the mom in your life who deserves a little TLC and pampering! For me taking a bath is a luxury, one that I don't take advantage of often enough. … [Read more...]

The 45 Best Organizational Tips and Products

The New Year means new goals for many...and a lot of people take this opportunity to get reorganized and refocused in the New Year. Today we have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to give you the 45 best organizational tips and products and home organizing solutions for your household! Each blogger is sharing their favorite organizational products. **NOTE: Each link contains affiliate links to Amazon. These posts are not sponsored and each blogger has selected their items based off … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards

Christmas is just around the corner and we are trying to squeeze in a few last minute holiday traditions.  I think that is my favorite thing about this time of year. I love all the family traditions, old and new, that help make the holidays extraordinary!  Over the years it's become a tradition to host a Gingerbread House Decorating party, but this year we decided to switch things up and decorate gingerbread cookies instead.  I found this fun idea for Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards on … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips & Techniques

I love, love, love a pretty wrapped package. For me getting a beautifully wrapped package is a gift in itself and today I'm talking all about Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips  & Techniques that will help you achieve those perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas packages to put under your tree. Thanks to my friends at Creativebug I learned some of the best gift wrapping tips from the Holiday Wrapping Techniques class by Lia Griffith. Lia always has such creative ideas so I was excited to take this class … [Read more...]

Frozen Hot Chocolate

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kenmore. All opinions are 100% mine. Hot Chocolate has long been the quintessential drink of wintertime, offering warmth and comfort in it's steaming mug of chocolaty goodness. But when you live in Texas winter usually doesn't mean freezing temperatures and powdery white snow drifts, especially this year.  So when it's too hot out for hot cocoa you chill out and sip Frozen Hot Chocolate instead! So far we are having a very warm winter, my … [Read more...]

Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament

This post is sponsored by Cricut. All opinions are my own. One of the BEST parts about being a crafter this time of year is making handmade gifts for those we love, which is why I'm excited to partner with Cricut in a Secret DIY Santa Gift Exchange and bring you this easy DIY Wooden Deer Silhouette Ornament. For this particular gift exchange we were assigned another blogger to come up with a special diy just for them that involved using my favorite craft tool, the Cricut Explore.  I decided … [Read more...]

Distressed Wooden Chalkboard

Have you every had an idea or wanted to create something, but you weren't sure where to start?  I love learning new crafting skills and discovering new ways to make one of a kind projects, like this Distressed Wooden Chalkboard for my home.  But, sometimes my creative brain gets overloaded and I have no idea where to start, or what the best way to achieve a particular look, or what I even want for that matter, which is why I love Creativebug! If you haven't heard of Creativebug yet, they are … [Read more...]