Cricut Maker DIY Rainbow Bookends

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Are you looking to brighten your office space or kid's playroom with some colorful decor?  Spruce up your shelves and add a pop of color with these easy DIY Rainbow Bookends. Last week I told you all about my favorite craft tool, the Cricut Maker, and we discussed how to use the Knife Blade to create one-of-a-kind personalized projects.  Today I am going to show you how … [Read more...]

10+ Chapter Books for Tween Foodies

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the link we may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. This helps us keep our freebies, content, and tutorials FREE ALWAYS for you! We really appreciate your support! My kids will be out of school in just a couple of weeks, and although we've got lots of fun activities and adventures planned for the summer break, I know from past experience that at some point my kiddos will complain that there is nothing to … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Ideas

I am so excited about decorating my home for the holidays this year.  I love decorating for the holidays and find great joy in transforming my home into a magical Christmas oasis, but this year I feel like I have finally found my style and I am so in love with my glam metallic farmhouse inspired Christmas decor.  You too can create a welcoming home this holiday season with our chic Farmhouse Christmas Decorating ideas. I recently read The Magnolia Story and was inspired, not only by their … [Read more...]

Modern and Colorful Decoupaged Books

I have a huge pile of old books that have been collecting dust in the back corner of my craft closet for years now.  I'm breathing new life into those forgotten books and creating modern and colorful decoupaged books for my office. I used to pick up old books for a quarter every time I went to the thrift store, for no real reason other than I thought they would come in handy for something.  Over the years I've used some of them in bookshelf vignettes and even to add height to my dessert … [Read more...]

Cupcakery Book Review & Giveaway

Are you ready for sweetness overload? I'm so excited to share Cupcakery, the newest book to my collection!  This gorgeous book by Toni Miller, the author of the popular blog Make Bake Celebrate, is full of simply irresistible party-perfect cupcakes that you can make in a flash! I met Toni at a conference this past January and loved her passion and enthusiasm for absolutely everything.  She was so bright and bubbly and I knew that her new book would be nothing short of amazing.  When Cupcakery … [Read more...]

Wax Paper Melted Crayon Art

My mom recently bought the kids a new book, The Day the Crayons Quit, and after spending a few nights giggling about the story the kids and I decided it would be fun to make a crayon inspired craft.  Do you remember making wax paper melted crayon art as a kid?  I decided to pull this classic craft out from the childhood archives and dust it off for my little ones.  We had such a blast and it was a fun tie in to the book we've been reading on repeat at bedtime Do your kids do that too?  Mine want … [Read more...]