Painted Conversation Heart Boxes

I don't think there is anything more iconic when it comes to Valentine's Day than cupid and conversation hearts.  Those sweet little candies have been a Valentine's Day cliche since 1902, and their witty messages have been making Valentine's Day sweeter ever since. This year sweeten up your Valentine's Day with Painted Conversation Heart Boxes. I am personally not a fan of conversation hearts, I would much rather have chocolate, but my kids love them.  I found these little heart shaped boxes … [Read more...]

Handmade Gifts Under $25

Calling all DIY lovers! And those of you who are trying to save a little bit of cash by making Handmade Gifts Under $25! Handmade gifts come from the heart and show how much you treasure the ones you are giving gift too. Some of these ideas may only take half an hour, or less and we think anyone would be thrilled to get one of these amazing gifts. Do something out of the ordinary.. learn how to arm knit! And make a cute infinity wreath in someone's favorite color!Arm Knit Infinity Scarf Do … [Read more...]

DIY Farmhouse Holiday Vinyl Mug

Baby, it's cold outside! Let's get cozy with a fuzzy blanket and a warm cup of hot cocoa. Of course, not just any mug will do. You'll want to sip your cocoa from a DIY Farmhouse Holiday Vinyl Mug. These custom mugs are perfect for sipping a cup of coffee or hot chocolate on a cold winter day. I teamed up with Cricut to share this easy DIY project with you today. As you may already know, I love my Cricut! It is such a versatile crafting tool that allows me to customize and create projects that … [Read more...]

Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas & Techniques

You've picked out the perfect presents for everyone on your list and now it's time to put them under the tree. I have partnered with Tuesday Morning to share creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas and techniques to help you wrap your gifts with a little extra holiday cheer and impress everyone on your Christmas list this year. I believe that a beautifully wrapped gift can show the special people in your life just how much you really care. I personally love receiving beautifully wrapped … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

I am so excited about decorating my home for the holidays this year.  I love decorating for the holidays and find great joy in transforming my home into a magical Christmas oasis, but this year I feel like I have finally found my style and I am so in love with my glam metallic farmhouse inspired Christmas decor.  You too can create a welcoming home this holiday season with our chic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating ideas. I recently read The Magnolia Story and was inspired, not only by their … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Pecans in Pumpkin Jars

November is all about giving thanks for the many blessings we have in our lives.  We try hard to keep a thankful journal all year long so we can always count our blessings, but during this time of the year I'm particularly diligent in talking about and modeling gratitude with my children.  We have so many people in our lives to be thankful for and one of the ways we show them how much we appreciate them is with simple acts of kindness or gifts.  These Pumpkin Spice Pecans in Pumpkin Jars are the … [Read more...]

Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame – Father’s Day Gifts

Are you looking for a fun gift that you and the kids can make for dad?  This Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame Father's Day Gift is the perfect gift to craft and give to the special dad in your life.  This simple enough that the kids can help, it takes less than 10 minutes and cost less than $10. Check out our Facebook Live video to see how we made this sweet gift for dad, Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame Facebook Live Video  Or, keep reading below for the full step-by-step tutorial. Happy Father's … [Read more...]

Grill Master Personalized Wood Sign

Summer is upon us, and along with it comes grilling season. Our family loves firing up the grill and dining al fresco during the warm summer months. But, let's be honest when it comes to grilling I'm usually not the one in charge. My husband is the grill master around here, which is why I decided to make him this Grill Master Personalized Wood Sign. This DIY hanging sign will help him keep all his BBQ tools organized and handy while he is out manning the grill. This sign would make a great … [Read more...]

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...]