How to Paint Woven Baskets with Acrylic Paint

I've been spring cleaning and organizing all the things.  One of the things I've realized is I have an abundance of baskets.  Baskets are so versatile and are such a great storage essential.  While I have tons of baskets, they are pretty boring.  I decided to give some of my outdated baskets a pop of color with fun patterns and shapes and today I'm going to show you how to paint woven baskets with acrylic paint. These fun colorful baskets can be used to store things or … [Read more...]

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...]

How to Use the Cricut Knife Blade with Cricut Maker

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. The Cricut Maker is one of my favorite craft tools. There are so many creative ways you can use the machine to make and personalize everything from parties to home decor.   The Cricut Maker has an adaptive tool system, with an innovative design, that allows you to easily change out the tools making it even easier to craft and create projects as expansive as your imagination. I've … [Read more...]

How to Decorate Your Mantel for Spring

March means that spring is just within reach and if you are like me you can't wait to embrace the longer hours of daylight, start anew and refresh your space to reflect the change in seasons.  I am officially over the cold weather and so ready for spring!  However, it doesn't seem like Mother Nature is ready to cooperate, but I couldn't wait any longer and decided to decorate for spring.   I teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how to decorate your mantel for spring … [Read more...]

Lucky Penny St. Patrick’s Day Printable Tags

Even though my boys are older and no longer want to take class treats to school for the holidays, I couldn't resist creating these adorable Free Lucky Penny St. Patrick's Day Printable cards and tags for your little ones to take to their friends! St. Patrick's Day is one of those holidays that the kids really have fun with.  After all, it is a holiday where they get to pinch people who aren't wearing green, they try to trap and capture those lucky little leprechauns with DIY Leprechaun … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Mother’s Day Sign with Cricut

My mom has always been my biggest fan and the inspiration for so many of the fun projects I create here on the blog. Besides being a wonderful mom, she is also one amazing grandma.  Which is why I created this beautiful Farmhouse Mother's Day Sign to show her how special she is. As a kid, I knew she was pretty extraordinary, even though I may have been her biggest headache, especially in the teen years.  She was always busy planning epic parties, crafting with me and making sure we … [Read more...]

DIY Leprechaun Trap House

In just a few short weeks those mischievous little Leprechauns will be on the hunt for gold.  Do your kids want to get a good look at one up close?  Then you are definitely going to need to create a colorful and shimmery DIY Leprechaun Trap House to lure those wee little leprechauns in. This St. Patrick's Day I teamed up with DecoArt to create a DIY Leprechaun Trap House that even the smartest little leprechauns won't be able to resist. Stop those pesky little leprechauns from … [Read more...]

DIY Spring Pipe Cleaner Rings

Hello there! Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with another fun DIY! Lucky for us, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow so an early spring is imminent! Either way, spring is coming and so is Easter. For a fun craft with the kids, how about making some DIY Spring Pipe Cleaner Rings. All you need is some basic supplies to create them! Supplies you will need: Pipe cleaners Felt flowers Pom poms Glitter paper Scissors Glue gun Bunny-Ears Directions: Using a fluffy … [Read more...]

DIY Love is the Greatest Adventure Canvas Banner

February is the season for love and a time when romance is in the spotlight. I personally am a romantic at heart and love finding simple little ways to celebrate others.  I recently put together a Love is in the Air Airplane themed bridal shower which inspired this simple craft project, a DIY Love is the Greatest Adventure canvas banner.  Love is a great adventure and starting a new life together is an unforgettable journey.  Whether you are just starting your relationship or … [Read more...]

15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if you have school aged children you probably know all about creating the perfect Valentine box to collect the sweet notes and treats from their friends.  Do your kids want to have the most creative Valentine boxes in class?  Then look no further, here are 15 Handmade Valentine Box Ideas for School that will spark creativity and lots of love this Valentine's Day. These creative valentine boxes can be simple or as detailed as you … [Read more...]