Squiggle Bug Party with a Printable

Girls love bugs too!  Some girls especially love cute, fun squiggly bugs.  Here is a Squiggle Bug Party with a Printable that you can easily use to create a fabulous party!  You can get this printable right HERE! The invitation and the thank you note are part of the printable.  They fit in an easily found A2 sized envelope. I love the way the borders and the images can be …

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DIY Fabric Scrap Garland for a Tween Room

This DIY fabric scrap garland for a tween room is one of my favorite things I’ve ever made.  If you remember back a few months ago, I sewed 500 goody bags for the attendees at SNAP.  I had these bright and festive fabric pieces left over so I put them to good use and created this garland for Jordan’s newly decorated girly (but tweenish) room. You only need fabric scraps, …

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Quick and Easy Pretty Wedding Place Cards

These quick and easy wedding place cards are perfect for parties, rehearsal dinners and weddings alike.  They are super simple to make and can be color coordinated to any wedding theme.   It is CRAFT LIGHTNING week again and this week is all about things that you can create quickly for weddings! You will need the printable and you can download it here! You will also need the following: Watercolors/Brush …

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Recycled Sketch Pad Cover Writing Mat

NOOOOOOO!  Who threw this away.  Don’t these kiddos know that the bestest most awesomest chipboard ever is the backing from these sketch pads?  This is the perfect size for a recycled sketch pad cover writing mat! Seriously, I need one.  My picnic table did not get waterproofed in time and it is uneven.  Yes, we need to replace the top boards.  No, it is not happening this week. Sooooo….I solved …

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Hand Painted Ceramics For Daddy

Father’s Day is coming up fast!  Hand painted ceramics for daddy make great gifts for two reasons.  First, daddies love things that are made by their kiddos.  Second, ceramics last and last and last and create usable items that are awesome. If you don’t have a ceramic painting studio nearby, you can do the home version with these darling Paint Your Own Mug Kits. I created a few to share …

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Upcycled Patriotic Flower Shirt

Memorial Day Weekend…yippeee!!!!  It is that time of year, the red…white…and blue time that is.  Memorial Day is quickly followed by the Fourth of July!  Here is a quick and easy way to up-cycle an old t-shirt into a festive masterpiece fit for the grandest of parades.  It is shown in patriotic style but could be done in any color theme for any occasion. You only need a few things…buttons, embroidery …

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Adorable Succulent Plants in a Duncan Ceramic Pot

I love live plants, flowers and trees.  I have a deep admiration for my friends with green thumbs and beautiful gardens.  I try.  I really do.  Sometimes I get spectacularly lucky and things grow.  The truth is that I have had the best luck with geraniums on the front porch.  While I was at SNAP a couple of weeks ago, I was the lucky recipient of these adorable artificial succulent …

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Color Shot a Summertime Essentials Bag

I recently got my hands on the new Color Shot from iLoveToCreate and tried it out.  It is awesome sauce amazing!!!  I tested it out to Color Shot a summertime essentials bag and love the results (not to mention the process is easy peasy)! I created a flower resist template using this flower die that I designed for Sizzix. Then I put it on top of a piece of scrap …

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My Little Crocheted Witch Friend

Meet my little crocheted witch friend that arrived in a box on my front porch on Thursday evening.  I opened the box and about did flips when out of the bubble wrap emerged this adorable, green, darling little witch.  My new friend that I made through social media (I know, crazy, right?!@??!), Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me made her for me.  It was sort of a crafty friend exchange.  I doodled …

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