DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas

How many of you count down to Christmas? I do, every.single.year. I am like a little kid when it comes to Christmas, and my kids are just as excited as I am, if not more. There is something so magical about counting down the days until Santa arrives, the anticipation is half the fun. Make it easier to count down with these DIY Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar Ideas! You can do it as a countdown, or make it even more special and create an advent calendar full of fun little candies, toys, and … [Read more...]

Colorful Spring Lemon Flower Arrangement

Lately I have been obsessed with lemons and using them to make yummy desserts, and now pretty centerpieces.  Lemons are so bright and fresh and I think they are perfect for spring entertaining.  In fact I just created this easy and colorful spring Lemon Flower Arrangement for our Easter celebration this weekend and couldn't wait to share this simple tutorial with you. I have always loved the idea of using lemons in floral arrangements.  In fact almost 15 years ago I used … [Read more...]

Watermelon Flower Vase

Watermelon is a summer staple at our house, but did you know you can do more than just eat this sweet, juicy fruit?  That's right, I'm going to show you how you can use watermelon as a centerpiece for your backyard BBQs and patriotic parties.  This DIY Watermelon Flower Vase is a super easy project that will make a statement at all of your summer parties. I love creating things that can also serve multiple purposes and that is one of the reason why I love this watermelon flower vase. Not only … [Read more...]

Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame – Father’s Day Gifts

Are you looking for a fun gift that you and the kids can make for dad?  This Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame Father's Day Gift is the perfect gift to craft and give to the special dad in your life.  This simple enough that the kids can help, it takes less than 10 minutes and cost less than $10. Check out our Facebook Live video to see how we made this sweet gift for dad, Our Dad Rocks Picture Frame Facebook Live Video  Or, keep reading below for the full step-by-step … [Read more...]

Grill Master Personalized Wood Sign

Summer is upon us, and along with it comes grilling season. Our family loves firing up the grill and dining al fresco during the warm summer months. But, let's be honest when it comes to grilling I'm usually not the one in charge. My husband is the grill master around here, which is why I decided to make him this Grill Master Personalized Wood Sign. This DIY hanging sign will help him keep all his BBQ tools organized and handy while he is out manning the grill. This sign would make a great … [Read more...]

DIY Tea Cup Succulent Planters

If you are like me and you don't have a knack for gardening or keeping anything alive for more than a few days, then you don't want to miss my latest craft project and tutorial on the Oriental Trading website.  I'm showing you how to create DIY Tea Cup Succulent Planters, to help add a little life to your decor. Succulents are a huge trend in home decor right now and the best part is they are easy to maintain and look beautiful. Succulents can thrive in the simplest of environments and are … [Read more...]

Free Printables for Fall and Halloween!

Is it Fall weather where you live yet?  It is almost October and there's a slight chill in the air.  State fairs are rolling into town- which usually means cooler weather comes soon after!  I thought I would gather up some of the free printables for Fall and for Halloween too so that you could start preparing for decorating and maybe even a party!  Whether your decoration style is whimsical and classic or spooky and colorful, there's something for everyone! Celebrate Fall with some candy … [Read more...]

DIY Ice Cream Cone Wrappers

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month?  And what better way then to celebrate all month long enjoying lazy summer afternoons and our favorite cool treat.  Summer just isn't complete without an ice cream social so today I'm sharing one of our favorite ideas to make those ordinary ice cream cones EXTRAORDINARY with these easy DIY Ice Cream Cone Wrappers. These easy DIY ice cream cone wrappers make it easy to customize ice cream … [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...]

Rainbow Gumball Necklace

I'm over the rainbow excited to share today's project with you, a Rainbow Gumball Necklace!  This simple little project makes me smile, but then again I imagine that it would be very difficult to be wearing a colorful gumball necklace and not be happy.  These colorful necklaces are great for St. Patrick's Day gifts and would also make darling party favors for rainbow themed parties too. I have always loved these gumball necklaces and have wanted a reason to make them for quite sometime.  St. … [Read more...]