crafts

Easy DIY iron on Christmas photo ornaments

Tis’ my favourite crafting season! To kick things off I joined up with a group of gals to bring you 12 Beautiful DIY Christmas Ornaments. This DIY Christmas Photo Ornament Craft is so easy. Plus, you don’t need any fancy tools or materials, just some basic craft supplies to turn your memories into beautiful photo […]

Deco Foil transfer canvas bag from Expressions Vinyl

Sooo… I signed up for an organization blog post with Expressions Vinyl.  While I sit scratching my head on what genius idea I should share (I may possibly be the most unorganized person ever) I realized that my best defense in staying organized at work is having something that can cart my junk from point […]

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and within a week or so we’ll all be scurrying to find just the right treat for mom.  We all know Mom loves a personal touch (unless it’s Cheerios glued to a paper), so why don’t you whip out some craft supplies to make her something special! Today I’ve teamed […]

Wrap styrofoam hearts in yarn for a kid friendly Valentine's Day craft

You might be shaking your head in disbelief when I tell you Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! Seriously, how did the last month slip through the hour glass? I’m in mad preparation for everything else going on, so I’ve even surprised myself getting right on top of love day! This Valentine’s Day craft […]

North Pole Trading Company FREE Christmas Silhouette Cut File

I love free cut file day!   I created these North Pole Free Christmas Cut Files months ago, and have been storing them away for just the right time. I love sharing my designs, check out my ETSY shop for SVG files and licenses to these cut files. First up I have this vintage inspired North Pole […]

TV console built with Elmers wood glue

This past week my living room went under the knife. It was totally unplanned, but all seem to fall into place. Today I’m sharing the DIY TV console I built that got the ball rolling. Quite a simple design, it actually resembles my sons bookcase I built last month (not intentionally). The best part, is […]

This craft is perfect for kids age 6+ just paint the peg dolls and glue them to a frame for a family portrait made by your little ones

Results are tallied and I was the winner for Kids Week on So You Think You’re Crafty! If you missed the entries last week you can check them out here. I was delighted to learn that my Peg Doll Family kids craft won 1st place for this round. My daughter had so much fun creating this piece of […]

Faux Succulent Wreath

Happy Fall Y’all, it’s wreath time again! Today I’ve teamed up with a fun group of Canadian bloggers to bring you 14 fabulous Fall Wreaths, including my Monogram Faux Succulent Wreath. When I seen that Flora Craft: Make It Fun was selling faux succulents I had to craft with them. You can see I used […]

Did you know you can use HTV on wood?! Looks and feels like paint . Works awesome for fine lines- click to learn how to make this explore sign

As you know the I’m spiffing up my little guys bedroom (read about it here). I’m spending my days painting, sewing, crafting, and trying out some new mediums. I’ve planned a pretty sweet gallery wall for his room and I really wanted to make a unique globe print for it. Unfortunately to make it look […]

Quick back to school craft. Reversable, Last day of school on the back. Use year after year!

Whew it has been a long time since I have shared an easy everyday craft project. I’ve been so wrapped up in home decor projects, there has been no time for general fun crafts. Well today I have a fun back to school project that is cheap and easy to make, no saws required! This first […]

Fun Kids Craft- Make these wood scrap monster with wood offcuts, and a drill. Decorate with crayons, pipe cleaners, beads, and googlie eyes.

With the kiddos being home all summer long we’re on the hunt for fun stuff to do. I’d love to take them out every day, but Momma’s gotta do some work too. While I’m working the babes like to ‘help’, so I created this super duper easy wood scrap kids craft, that keeps their hands busy […]

Faux flower wreath made from a floral crown

Fake Flower Wreath

June 17th, 2015 | Wreaths

I have to be honest, I have a thing for fake flowers. Mainly because it is winter here 80% of the time, and when flowers do come in season they last about 10 minutes. But not the fakies, they last for- like ever, and if you buy the nice ones some nearly look real! So what […]

How to make ice cream sundae party decorations

It is birthday party time around here and this year we are gearing up for a fun ice cream party. What’s a kid party without ridiculously cute decorations? So when I was asked to join the FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Ball Blitz I knew I wanted to try making some cute ice cream sundae decorations. I’ve seen […]

happy Easter Egg garland made from a dollar store craft

Farewell Green and clover, lets get this Easter Party underway!! Today I wanted to share a easy craft with you that starts off with a packaged craft from the dollar store. This Happy Easter Egg Garland is super cute and comes in at less the $5! Isn’t it cute, and it took me under 15 […]

2014 Home Favourites

The Best of 2014

January 2nd, 2015 | Review

Ahhh, a new year, Welcome 2015! FRESH, wipe the slate clean, get rid of the clutter, loose the weight that set up shop on my waistline over the holidays, prepare for new beginnings, and celebrate 2014 success. This past year was a biggie for me, I couldn’t be happier to report that I met and exceeded […]

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