Valentine’s Day Cupid’s Arrow Pins

Love is in the air! It's Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with another fun holiday-themed DIY! Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and that means lots of chocolates, hearts, and love notes to be spread around. How about wearing your heart on your “sleeve” and making these Cupid’s arrow pins for your loved ones? They’re so fun to make that you can whip up a whole batch of them for a class party or for coworkers. I think they’d be super fun as a hair clip too! Best of all, they’ll show everyone how … [Read more...]

Fluid Acrylic Poured Canvas Art

One of my goals for 2018 was to push myself to try new craft mediums and projects and to branch out of my creative bubble.  I decided to tackle one of the current trends and techniques that is all the rage lately, and to be honest intimidates me the most!  I teamed up with DecoArt to create my own fluid acrylic poured canvas art, and I have to say I'm in love with this paint trend! I'm sharing all the details and the supplies you will need for this project on the DecoArt blog … [Read more...]

Bee Mine Valentine Tote Bag

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it comes clever messages and sweet treats. There are so many cute sayings for Valentines, like “You Rock,” “You Are So Berry Nice,” “Donut Go Breaking My Heart,” and “You’re the Bomb!”-- the list goes on. Hi, Alison here, and today I’m taking my love of flower making, plus pom-poms and putting a fun twist on “Bee Mine” with this DIY Valentine tote bag. It’s perfect for kids to collect their valentines in or a great gift for friends and … [Read more...]

Unicorn Valentine’s Day Printables

This is the first year my little niece has been in school, and I would totally be lying if I said I wasn't enjoying creating holiday treats for her to take to her classmates! Like nearly every other elementary school aged girl, my niece is head over heals for unicorns and rainbows. I knew I would need to come up with a cute and affordable class treat for Valentine's Day, and I knew I would need to make it full of rainbows and unicorns.My go to for party supplies and class treats is Oriental … [Read more...]

Confetti Christmas Gift Tags

Hey Giggles Galore readers! It’s Cathy from Party HarDIY here again with your monthly dose of color. Soon enough, you’ll be wrapping all those presents to put them under the Christmas tree. Affordable, yet adorable, Christmas tags are hard to come by. Usually it’s that cheap holographic green or red with archaic touches of gold- eek! That’ll totally throw off the whole “modern Christmas” vibe you’ve got going on in the rest of the house! What if there was a fun, easy, and best of all affordable … [Read more...]

Mistletoe Embroidery Hoop Art

This post is being sponsored by Thermoweb. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm hosting our monthly supper club next week and decided on a festive Margaritas and Mistletoe themed celebration.  I've been busy planning and creating decorations, but realized one important thing was missing...mistletoe.  It turns out you can't actually buy real mistletoe in my area because it is a parasitic plant that can be harmful to trees.  So, I did what any creative hostess would do in a … [Read more...]

DIY Santa’s Workshop Wood Sign

I love love love the holiday season! I want to decorate all the things, bake all the cookies, and buy all the gifts for people I love. But, I would be lying if I said the holidays didn’t stress me out a little bit. When I am stressed, I like to be creative and build things…sometimes I make things for friends, other times I make things for myself, like this DIY Santa's Workshop Wood Sign.   I was feeling the stress of the season and life recently, and I just felt like I *needed* to … [Read more...]

DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope

It's that time of year to see who has been naughty and nice, and you can bet Santa is making a list and checking it twice. One of my kids favorite things to do as soon as December arrives is write their letters to Santa. This year I thought it would be fun to create a fun DIY Letter to Santa Felt Envelope to use as decorations and a keepsake for those special letters. You may have already seen my Letters to Santa themed Christmas tree that I created for the Michaels Dream Tree … [Read more...]

Mrs. Claus Bakery Kit

Let the Christmas countdown begin!  Today is December 1st and I am looking forward to all things Christmas.  When I think about special Christmas memories and traditions I have, baking cookies is right up there at the top of my list of favorites.  Every year my mom would spend hours in the kitchen baking cookies, letting us lick the spoon and packaging up and delivering treats to neighbors and friends.  This year I want to give the gift of memories and quality time together, … [Read more...]

DIY Star Wars Darth Vader Canvas Wall Banner

When it comes to gift giving I love to create special handmade gifts for our neighbors, friends and of course my family too!  I grew up making Christmas gifts for family members and there is just something so special about putting your time, talents and love into a gift you give.  I made this fun DIY Star Wars Darth Vader Canvas Wall Banner for one of my son's gifts this year and thought I'd share it here with you too!   Before we dive into the quick and easy tutorial for this … [Read more...]