Cricut My Favorite Craft Tool

If you've been following Giggles Galore for a while you may already know how much I love my Cricut. And if you are new here a quick look through the archives and you'll soon discover that Cricut is my favorite craft tool...ever! Almost 6 years ago my mom stayed home from her teaching job and was watching TV, the next thing I know she is calling me excitedly exclaiming that she just made an impulse purchase and bought the new Cricut Expression (Thanks, Mom!)  Before long it made it's way over … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Placemats & Back to School Blog Hop with 10 Chalkboard Ideas

Chalkboards may no longer have a place in the classroom, but they are still a quintessential school symbol. I've teamed up with some creative bloggers for a Back to School Blog Hop with 10 Chalkboard Ideas. Oh, and a giveaway from DecoArt too...so you can get creative and turn just about any surface into a writing tablet with chalkboard paint!  Make sure you visit each bloggers site and check out their chalkboard projects (click on the images below.)  But wait, before you go check out my … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Link Party

Summer is in full swing and if your summer has been anything like ours it's been busy!  We've been enjoying splashing in the pool, exploring nature and creating some fun summer crafts.  I've found lots of great ideas at Design Dazzle's Summer Camp series and I even had the chance to relive my youth and serve as a "camp counselor" showing you how to make your own DIY Fishing Pole. But, summer just "officially" started today and I could use some more ideas to keep the kiddos entertained and … [Read more...]

4th of July Round Up

Are you ready to fire up the grill and celebrate independence with a patriotic party?    If not, we've got you covered...get ready to celebrate America with this 4th of July Round Up full of patriotic party ideas, festive food and creative crafts from some of our favorite bloggers!  You'll find tons of red, white and blue inspiration for a fun, fuss free 4th of July Celebration! 4th of July Party by Creative Juice Americana star wreath by Piggy Bank Parties Red, White, and Pie party … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick Flag Craft

Hello! We are tickled to be here with you sharing our Popsicle Stick Flag Craft and to introduce you to our blog. We are three sisters who make and create the things that we pin from Pinterest and then share our results with you! Some of the pins we make "Rock" and some of them are a "Flop". Our blog helps us to actually make and enjoy what we find on Pinterest, but it also helps us stay in touch with each other. We all live in different parts of the United States. We love that we can work … [Read more...]

DIY Serving Tray

Hi! Today I asked my Facebook fans what they were hoping to get for Mother's Day and the majority of responses involved sleep or not cooking, imagine that!  Which makes this project the perfect idea for Mother's Day!  I originally shared this DIY serving tray on Poppy Seed Projects, but in case you missed it over there I'm sharing all the details for this fun project with you today. This modern serving tray is an easy DIY project that will make a big impact and would be the perfect way to … [Read more...]

Sugar Decorated Easter Eggs

As a child I loved getting the delicate panoramic sugar Easter eggs that my mother lovingly took the time to handcraft in my Easter basket.  I've always wanted to carry on that tradition for my kids, but I my previous attempts to make them were unsuccessful, to say the least.  So, when I saw this idea for Sugar Decorated Easter Eggs on the Imperial Sugar Kid's Kitchen site I thought it would be  a great replacement for those fancy sugar eggs, and a lot more fun for the kids too! My kids … [Read more...]

Incredible Kid Day Plates

Curious, sweet, wild, sassy, caring, sensitive, compassionate  independent,  easy going...do any of these words describe the special people in your life?  What special people am I talking about?  Children, of course.  Chance are if you have children you think they are pretty amazing, am I right?  But when is the last time you told them that? If you are anything like me you know your kids are amazing, incredible, special little people but in the hustle and bustle of our busy lives I forget to … [Read more...]

Incredible Kid Day Celebration

You know those obscure fun little holidays that always pop up, National Pancake Day, National Pig Day, National Goof Off Day...well when I stumbled on Incredible Kid Day I knew that "holiday" was definitely one we would be celebrating!  Incredible Kid Day is celebrated the third Thursday in March and originated as a letter writing campaign designed to boost self esteem in children.  Parents are encouraged to write letters and include words of encouragement, support, and tell their children why … [Read more...]

Wild Safari Party

We're getting WILD with a special birthday Safari Adventure! My sister asked me to help her with my nephew's second birthday and wanted to pick a theme that reflected something he loved, animals.  We decided on a Safari party but she requested that the animals not be too cartoonish.  Jen from Passion for Parties had the perfect invitation for our party vision and she created additional party printables to match. This party was literally (I really am not kidding) thrown together in a … [Read more...]