Girls Painted Back To School Shoes

I'm not quite ready for summer to end, but reality is looming and a new school year is almost here.  One of the best parts of a new school year is shopping for back to school supplies and new clothes.  Everybody wants to have the latest and greatest back to school trends and it's even more fun to create your own, like these painted back to school shoes. Turn ordinary canvas shoes into fun kawaii inspired shoes that are perfect for back to school.  My oldest daughter has … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Wooden Bracelets

Last month was the kick-off of the all new Cricut Design Star competition.  What's that you ask?  It's a challenge composed of extremely talented and extraordinary bloggers, all looking to claim the title as the next Cricut #DesignSpaceStar.  Last month my Home State Burlap Canvas was chosen as one of the top 10 projects and while I didn't win it was exciting to see one of my team members we are team #4), Lia Griffith take home the top prize for Round 1!  This month our team was challenged to … [Read more...]

5 Tips for a Stress Free Back to School Season

The start of a new school year can be an exciting time, but it can be a bit stressful too.  Let's face it driving around town to find all of the necessary school supplies, finding the perfect back to school clothes for picky kids, all while trying to make it fun and memorable can be a challenge.  But the beginning of each school year is important because it sets the tone for your child's progress and enjoyment throughout the year.  Let these 5 tips for a stress free back to school season and our … [Read more...]

SNAP Fashion + Apricot Lane Giveaway

A few weeks ago I got to spend the week in Utah for a conference, SNAP Creativity at Your Fingertips.  SNAP is a creative conference for bloggers and is a 3 day event packed full of learning, networking, inspiration, friendships and tons of creativity! This was my 3rd year to attend SNAP and even though I'm no longer a conference newbie I still get a little stressed out about what to wear.  Let's be honest, most days I work from home in yoga pants, a t-shirt and flip flops so the idea of putting … [Read more...]