DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas

How many of you count down to Christmas? I do, every.single.year. I am like a little kid when it comes to Christmas, and my kids are just as excited as I am, if not more. There is something so magical about counting down the days until Santa arrives, the anticipation is half the fun. Make it easier to count down with these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! You can do it as a countdown, or make it even more special and create an advent calendar full of fun little candies, toys, and … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Serving Tray

I am so excited about this weekend I can hardly stand it.  We have lots of plans for Memorial Day weekend, and I'm looking forward to spending lots of quality time with our friends and family.  But, what I'm most excited about is the unofficial start of summer and my favorite season for entertaining! There will be backyard BBQs, pool parties, lots of porch sitting, and of course plenty of refreshing beverages.  So I  whipped up this sweet and simple DIY Patriotic Serving Tray … [Read more...]

How to Stay Organized and Motivated with The Happy Planner

A new year means it’s time for a fresh start, getting organized and setting goals.  I'm one of those people that loves the start of a new year and all the promise of hope and change that come with it.  I love how a new year motivates me to get organized and set new goals. To kick off the new year I've partnered with Michaels to show you just how easy it is to get organized, set goals and stay motivated. One of my favorite things about a new year is getting a new planner.  I literally could … [Read more...]

Painted Wood Pumpkins for Fall

I have been busy traveling and trying to keep up with my kids busy schedules, but the other day I had to pop in Target to pick up a prescription for my son.  Like most of my trips to Target, I decided to swing by the Dollar Spot for a quick peek at the new stuff. I quickly spotted all of the gorgeous fall decor and inspiration hit immediately.  With the help of my brand partner DecoArt, I created these pretty painted wood pumpkins for fall. This month DecoArt teamed up with Walnut Hollow and … [Read more...]

Painted Clipboard for Office Organization

The start of a new year is always one of my favorite things.  I love being able to purge, start fresh and get organized.  I especially love creating fun and pretty new ways to help me stay organized, like this Painted Clipboard for my office. The truth is I'm a pretty organized person.  I really dislike clutter. My family always jokes that if they can't find something it's because I've thrown it away.  I'm notorious for discarding things that aren't in their place and don't even get me … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Washi Tape Tic Tac Toe Game

A few days ago I revealed my new office makeover and the fact that I have a problem hoarding my craft supplies.  I buy fun and pretty craft and party supplies with good intentions to use them, but then I stash them away in my office and either forget that they are there or convince myself that it is too pretty to "waste."   Well with the start of the new year and a freshly organized office I've decided to use up those pretty things and use them to create extraordinary memories and fun, like this … [Read more...]

Game Day Referee Banner + 10 Football Crafts and Recipes

Are you ready for some football?  Add some fun to your game day with this creative Referee Banner + 10 Football Crafts and Recipes your home team will love!  This month's blog hop is all about football and I've teamed up with some super creative bloggers to bring you lots of ideas and inspirations to help you score big this football season.  Click on the images below to visit the other bloggers and check out the tutorial for their crafts and recipes.  Then keep reading for details about my quick … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Sparklers

Are you hosting a 4th of July party this year?  Or attending a big firework show?  If you answered yes than look no further for the perfect 4th of July favor, Washi Tape Sparklers. One of my favorite things about the 4th of July are the sparklers!  I always make sure we have plenty of sparklers on hand for everyone to enjoy, I'll admit I still love waving them around too!  This year I decided to turn my ordinary sparklers into extraordinary sparklers with the addition of some festive … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Popsicle Sticks

There is something so nostalgic and refreshing about popsicles, don't you think?  Homemade popsicles are the best and even sweeter when displayed on these cute Washi Tape Popsicle Sticks. To celebrate the end of the school year and the start of summer we are having a Popsicle and Pool party.  I've been working on a few DIY projects, like our popsicle invitations and of course homemade popsicles.  I thought they would be more fun if the sticks were wrapped in colorful washi tape that matched … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gifts: ‘Donut’ You Know You’re a Great Teacher Free Printable

It's Teacher Appreciation Week and just in case you missed these teacher appreciation gifts I shared over at Piggy Bank Parties I decided to share them with you here.  This gift idea was inspired by one of my favorite new trends, donuts!  I asked Piggy Bank Parties if they could make a donut themed tag for me and they of course delivered cuteness beyond my expectations! Teachers are amazing people who work hard year round to make sure our children are educated and inspired.  I love this time … [Read more...]