DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes

It's finally here, the first day of school! We are so excited about starting a new school year and can't wait for all the adventures this year will bring.  We know that starting a new school year can be stressful for everyone, but we believe it should also be lots of fun and memorable too. Which is why I created these fun DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes to make the first day of school extra special for my kids. I am always looking for creative and easy ideas to turn the … [Read more...]

The Perfect Personalized Gift: DIY Painted Coasters

I love to give people gifts, to me it is like an art form and it brings me so much joy and happiness.  It seems like as we get older we need less and less stuff, but that doesn't mean that grown-ups don't like to receive a thoughtful gift for birthday celebrations or just because (which is my favorite kind of gift to give!) Today we are sharing the perfect personalized gift: DIY Painted Coasters your drinks will be dying to rest on. I am headed to a friends birthday celebration later this … [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 Laundry Room Sign + 5 Tips to Make Laundry Day Easier

  Becoming a mother was one of my greatest joys in life...but I wish someone would have warned me about all the laundry that comes with motherhood!  Since the birth of my sweet, active, adorable and messy children my house has been over run with mountains and mountains of laundry.  Which is exactly why I've decided to make our laundry room in our new house my own personal sanctuary, starting with this cute DIY Laundry Sign. I thought this saying was cute because our home is filled … [Read more...]

DIY Concrete Ring Dish

Have you noticed the concrete trend showing up all over the internet lately?  It's one of the hottest trends right now with everything from outdoor decor to modern home accessories this is clean and simple trend is turning heads.  Speaking of turning heads, my new DIY Concrete Ring Dish is the perfect pretty accessory for those sparkly jewels. A big thanks to DecoArt for making this project possible and for inspiring me to reach outside my comfort zone and try a new trend. I've never made … [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...]

Pink Flamingo Party Cups

I'm loving the tropical trend of pineapples and pink flamingos.  This year I've decided to jump on the trend and design my birthday party with this tropical theme.  I've started collecting ideas for a festive pool party and I decided it's never to early to start working on party decor. So today I'm sharing the first glimpse of Pink Flamingo Party Decor for my birthday celebration. We will definitely need a way to stay hydrated at our pool party, so of course I'll be setting up a drink … [Read more...]

Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway

If there was one crafting tool I couldn't live without it would hands down be my Cricut Explore!  It is such a versatile tool and it helps me create home decor projects, the latest fashion trends, party decor and everything in between.  And because I think everyone should have the best crafting tool around I've teamed up with a great group of bloggers for the Big Cricut Explore Air Bundle Giveaway!   Exciting right?!?  Just think of all the fun projects you can make with your new Cricut … [Read more...]

DIY Spring Wall Hanging Tutorial

Hi, I'm Rachel! I blog at R & R Workshop about diy projects, crafts, printables and more. I'm happy to be here today and to share a tutorial for a DIY Spring Wall Hanging! I found this cute tea towel at TJ Maxx and it didn't take me long to figure out what I wanted to make. It is really long so I thought it would be perfect for a wall hanging! I will admit that the polka dots and scallop edging are what really drew me to it ;) We don't have very much spring decor, so this was the … [Read more...]

Springtime Moss Banner

I love a simple craft project that I can complete from start to finish in less than 30 minutes, don't you?  This Springtime Moss Banner was one of those quick projects that I made to add a little touch of spring to my vintage window. Ever since I acquired this vintage window from my husbands grandma's farm I've been using it to decorate simple holiday vignettes.  I love that it's a sentimental piece that can have a purpose in our home, rather than just collecting dust in the garage. It's been … [Read more...]