Embroidery Hoop Teacher Gifts

An apple for the teacher? Well, a few apples and a pencil?! It’s almost the end of the school year, which means Teacher Appreciation Day is right around the corner. There are many amazing teachers in my life, family members, friends and many who have blessed my own children. One of the longest known icons relating to a teacher is an apple. I took this simple icon and made a few fun and easy teacher gifts. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share these cute apple and pencil embroidery … [Read more...]

Colorful Easter Wreath

Spring has sprung, and this year the season starts with Easter. There are so many wonderful elements about Easter-- flowers, sunny skies, eggs, chicks and of course, chocolate! If I had to pick my favorite thing, it would be the colors of the season. I love bright colors and after a long gray winter, there’s nothing more refreshing. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share a colorful Easter wreath that is sure to brighten your spring. What You Will Need: Straw wreath form … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered St. Patrick’s Day art print

Hello there friends! St. Patrick's Day is that special holiday where anyone can be Irish for the day. I know so many people that go absolutely crazy celebrating the day and even take off of work to make it their own personal holiday party every year. Then there are some who just quietly celebrate being Irish or wishing they were, in their own ways. No matter where you fall on the celebratory spectrum of this holiday, I think it's safe to say we all feel blessed and we all hope and wish for a … [Read more...]

Pinch Proof Shirt DIY and Free SVG File

Raise your hand if you always get caught without a little green on on St. Patrick's Day? {Raises hand!!!} I try to make sure my kiddos at least have some green on their socks on St. Paddy's, while I usually stroll out of the house in a black t-shirt and jeans...ugh, epic Irish girl fail, right? This year though, I.am.prepared! I picked up a super soft grey t-shirt, and asked my friend from Pineapple Paper Co. to hand letter "Pinch Proof" with a little shamrock for me to turn into an SVG file to … [Read more...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Witty Hanukkah Gift Tags With Free Printable

Well the gifting season is upon us! Over at The Organized Mama's household, we are counting down the days until Hanukkah. It is December 12, 2017 after sunset. The eight crazy nights begins, and I need to get myself organized! We give small-ish gifts each night to the kiddos. But with all those gifts, it is rather easy to get overwhelmed with cards. So I created a free printable with witty sayings to add to all the Hanukkah gifts. There are a few ways you can go about using these tags.Witty … [Read more...]

FREE Holiday Cell Phone Wallpaper Background

Happy holidays friends!  Can you believe we are in THE middle of the holiday season already? I am still in disbelief that Thanksgiving has  come and gone but I am soooooooo excited for this month because of all the fun, festivities and family time that this season brings - it is by far, MY favorite time of year. This month I designed a super fun and festive FREE cell phone wallpaper background to download, so you can get you into the holiday spirit and "FaLaLaLaLa LaLaLaLa" throughout … [Read more...]

DIY Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

Some of my fondest memories of Christmas come back to me while decorating the tree. Our tree is adorned with handmade ornaments from our kids, and ones from my childhood. We even have ornaments from both sides of our family going back to our great grandparents, and though all of these are priceless there’s just something special about making ornaments. That feeling of nostalgia comes over you as you go, year by year through the memories. This is a tradition you can share with your family and one … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Wall Art Tutorial

With all the  fall festivities in full swing, I can't wait to get our home decorated. This season is probably my favorite time to decorate. Everything seems so cozy. And I just love adding a touch of homemade to every holiday home decor piece I put out. Which is why I created this Thanksgiving wall art tutorial that is the perfect addition to any area of your home! Materials Giant Wooden Sign Faux Magnolia Plant Sharpie Oil-Based Pen (black, gold, white) Push Pins … [Read more...]

Easy Colorful Thanksgiving Place Cards

Happy November, friends!  It's Cathy from Party HarDIY here with a fun new project just in time for the holidays! With only a few more weeks until Thanksgiving, we are getting B-U-S-Y with all the preparations. Since this holiday is all about the food, it's important to get your table setting just right. You want your place cards to be as affordable as possible. Oh, and easy too! That's why I've created 3 adorable ways to transform your ho-hum placecards into something you're … [Read more...]