DIY Teacher Appreciation Pennant Banner

I always get excited when the end of school rolls around.  While it can be a little overwhelming at times with all of the activities, meetings and events it also means that things like Teacher Appreciation Week, end of school activities and our annual last day of school party aren't far behind.  Over the years I've created lots of fun teacher appreciation gifts and this year I decided to break out my Cricut Maker to create this special DIY Teacher Appreciation Pennant Banner. I've … [Read more...]

Play Like a Girl T-shirt with Cricut SportFlex Iron On

This post is sponsored by Cricut. all thoughts, opinions and ideas are my own. Affiliate links ahead. Growing up as a kid I was always into sports, and I have lots of fond memories of my time playing games and  being a part of a team.  Now that I have kids of my own I love seeing their passion for sports, and I especially love seeing my girls embrace sports as an extra ciricular activity.  My daughter Piper is especially passionate about all things sports, which is why I designed … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Style Hot Cocoa Bar

This month DecoArt challenged us to create a project that was warm and cozy for our monthly challenge.  When it comes to warm and cozy during the winter months I can't think of anything better than sipping on a cup of hot cocoa wrapped in a warm blanket.  So, I did what any normal person would do and I created a farmhouse style hot cocoa bar that we can use all winter long! I am a big fan of a styled bar cart, as you may have noticed when I created this DIY Metallic Bar Cart, or … [Read more...]

DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope

It's that time of year to see who has been naughty and nice, and you can bet Santa is making a list and checking it twice. One of my kids favorite things to do as soon as December arrives is write their letters to Santa. This year I thought it would be fun to create a fun DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope to use as decorations and a keepsake for those special letters. You may have already seen my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree that I created for the Michaels Dream Tree … [Read more...]

Whimsical North Pole Christmas Mantel with Cricut Explore Air 2

Santa Claus is coming to town! But before he does we’d better get our Christmas letters in the mail so they can get to the North Pole in plenty of time!  One of my children’s favorite holiday activities is writing letters to Santa, and this year I’ve used that magical mix of dreams and anticipation as the inspiration for our Whimsical North Pole Christmas Mantel and decorations. This year I decided to do something completely different, and a lot more colorful, with my Christmas … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Leather Coffee Cup Sleeve

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The vibrant colors, the cooler weather, football, boots, snuggling and pumpkins are just a few of the things I love about this time of year.  When it comes to pumpkins I love decorating with them, crafting with them, baking with them and everything in between.  Lately I've been sipping on homemade caramel pumpkin spice lattes, which inspired me to take my pumpkin obsession to the next level with this DIY Fall Leather Coffee Cup … [Read more...]

Patchwork Pumpkin Pillow with Cricut Maker

Last month I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Cricut Mountain Make-A-Thon where Cricut revealed the new Cricut Maker. The unveiling of this incredible machine offers crafters the power of a professional machine with more tools, more materials and more possibilities.  It handles everything from vinyl, fabrics, leather and balsa wood with effortless precision.  I couldn't wait to put it to the test cutting fabric and made thought this patchwork pumpkin pillow was the perfect … [Read more...]

DIY Retro Summer Drink Cooler

My kids are officially on summer break, which means our days will soon be filled with trips to the pool.  My kids are like little fish when it comes to swimming, and could spend all day out at the pool.  Which means I need to be super prepared with all of our pool essentials before we even leave the house.  A few days ago I shared my new custom DIY Pineapple Pool Bag and today I'm going to show you how to make a DIY Retro Summer Drink Cooler to keep your beverages and snacks cold … [Read more...]

Citrus Orange Favor Boxes

I am so excited about sharing this darling DIY project with you today.  In case you missed it we are celebrating the end of the school year with an Orange You Glad It's Summer Party and every good party needs cute favors.  These cute Citrus Orange Favor Boxes are a sweet treat to share with your friends as you celebrate the start of summer! To make these fun little boxes I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 and Cricut Design Space to create these custom favor boxes.  Its no secret … [Read more...]

DIY Donut Plates

Rise and shine it's donut time!  You may have noticed that all week long we are celebrating National Doughnut Day, which is this Friday June 2, with 10 of our favorite party and lifestyle bloggers.  We are bringing you crafts, parties and recipes everyday! Today I am super excited to share my DIY Donut Plates to help you celebrate and enjoy your donuts on National Doughnut Day!   Before we dive into this super simple tutorial I have to know do you spell "donut" or … [Read more...]