5 Minute Personalized Chalkboard

My kids love anything that is personalized with their name or initials and this 5 Minute Personalized Chalkboard is not only fun, but practical too! Being from the south I also love a good monogram project, which is exactly why I am head over heels in love with the new Make Market™  at Michaels.  If you haven't been there lately they have an entire section dedicated to personalization and customization with tons of letters, textures, and blank canvases to help you create the perfect project … [Read more...]

Colorful Craft Room Organization

Can you believe it, another year has come and it is 2016!  I love the start of a new year, it's the perfect time to get organized and start fresh. With so many projects and the hustle and bustle of the holidays my craft room was starting to get a little out of control.  I was in desperate need of some craft room organization, luckily Michaels just launched a new line of storage and organization product called Cre8ted Spaces. This new line has tons of different colors, bins and office supplies … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Gifts with Printable Tags

It never fails, at the last minute you remember you needed a gift for a friend, teacher or neighbor.  We all have stressors during the holidays and this month the Michaels Makers were asked to come up with creative and fun holiday hacks and tips to help relieve some of that stress and make holiday entertaining and prepping fun!  Today I'm sharing 3 easy DIY Christmas Gifts with printable tags that you can make in a hurry for almost everyone on your list. Ever since I created my Oh Deer Coffee … [Read more...]

Winter Woodland Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...and since I live in Texas the chances of that happening are fairly slim.  So, this year I decided I would create my own winter wonderland with a snow covered Christmas tree for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  I'm absolutely thrilled with how this snow covered tree turned out and can't wait to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa, a roaring fire in the fire place and dream of a white Christmas while admiring my Winter Woodland Christmas … [Read more...]

DIY Bubble Bath Halloween Costume

Splish, splash takin' a bath on a delightful Halloween night!  It's October which means it's time for Halloween costumes and today we are showing you how to have lots of squeaky clean fun on Halloween with our DIY Bubble Bath Halloween Costume. rr Halloween is creeping up on us and this month our Michaels Makers project is all about helping you get into the spirit with a unique DIY Halloween costume that takes little time to make and cost less than $15.  Whether you’re into spooky sights, … [Read more...]

Fall Pumpkin Scarecrow

Happy Fall Y'all!  It's September and that means fall leaves, football, cooler weather and pumpkins!  To kick off fall the Michaels Makers are bringing you a creative and fun DIY Pumpkin Challenge with tons of ways to DIY your own craft pumpkins for your home decor, holiday celebrations and even gift ideas. Fall is my favorite season and while it will be a few more weeks before our weather actually looks and feels like Fall, I couldn't wait to decorate my front porch.  This fall our friends and … [Read more...]

Michaels Makers Summit & Free Creativebug Classes

I am thrilled to announce that once again I have teamed up with Michaels and will be joining the Michaels Makers for another fun filled year of crafting and project inspiration.  To kick off this new partnership with Michaels I'm sharing a recap of the first ever Michaels Makers Summit and Free Creativebug Classes just for you!I sometimes have to pinch myself when I look at all the amazing talent bundled into this creative team. If you follow me on Instagram, and if not why aren't you, then you … [Read more...]

DIY Musical Instruments

Kids love to make music, and what better way to chase away summer boredom than with your own DIY Musical Instruments.  My girls take every chance they can to perform for us...or anyone who will watch for that matter.  So they loved the idea of creating their very own instruments and putting together a special music show. As part of the Passport to Imagination summer campaign, I’ve partnered with Gymboree and Michaels to bring you some fresh and fabulous summer fun! Along with our rad DIY … [Read more...]

You’re a STAR Teacher Appreciation Gift

This week schools across the country are celebrating Teacher Appreciation week and around here we love celebrating our teachers!  If you've been around here for a while you know just how important we think saying "thank you" to our teachers is throughout the year.  Which is why we are kicking off Teacher Appreciation week with our easy You're a STAR Teacher Appreciation Gift. Last week we shared the Top 5 Teacher Appreciation Gifts Teachers Really Want as part of the Michael's Makers … [Read more...]

Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

When there is a celebration there should be cake!  This time of year always brings lots of reasons to celebrate.  No matter what you are celebrating from graduation parties, teacher appreciation celebrations, birthday parties to Mother's Day this Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting will be a star. I know this time of year can be crazy busy and running to the grocery store to pick up a store bought cake even seems daunting with your packed schedule, but I'm going to show you how … [Read more...]