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How to Make a Taggie Blanket

How to Make a Taggie Blanket

I have been just enjoying every second of Spangenbaby.  I just can’t get enough of him!  He is such a great baby and his little smile and chunky cheeks just light up my day!  I also LOVE making things for him.  I saw a really cute taggie blanket at a big box store and I

Book Page Easter Eggs

Book Page Easter Eggs

Today I am super egg-cited (<—see what I did there!) to share these fun Book Page Easter Eggs, along with three other fabulous ideas to decorate some eggs this Easter season! These are so easy to make and you cannot mess them up!  I really love projects like that!  I did not use actual book

How to Make Your Own Lip Balm

How to Make Your Own Lip Balm

I love lip balm.  Love it.  I also, apparently, love to LOSE my lip balm…like all the time.  I guess I don’t lose it, I just misplace it.  It normally always turns up however never when my lips need it!  I don’t really have a solution for you today on misplacing it however I do

Easy Valentine Coupon Books

Easy Valentine Coupon Books

My dudes LOVE to give gifts!! Thanks to American Crafts and Target Stores, we hit the Target Dollar Spot and picked up some super cute supplies to make Easy Valentine Coupon Books for the boys to gift!   Supplies Needed: From the Target Dollar Spot you will need these items below:  (they range $1-$3 so

DIY Easy Rope Bracelets

DIY Easy Rope Bracelets

Want something new to wear?  How about  making yourself a few of these easy rope bracelets?  You can make them in your favorite colors or team colors or school colors!  They are really fun and addictive, I dare you to only make one! These are really easy to make.  They may look intimidating but I

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

Styrofoam Snowman Ornaments

I mentioned the other day how I play favorites.  Rudolph, Santa and Snowmen seem to pop up everywhere when I craft and decorate for the holidays!  Today I have this fun Styrofoam Snowman Ornament that is so easy to make and the perfect little gift for neighbors, mailmen, trash and recycling guys and even just

Rudolph Wreath

Rudolph Wreath

I seem to have a few things I love: santa, snowmen and Rudolph!  I seem to make several crafts that revolve around these guys!   Today I am sharing the tutorial for this fun Rudolph Wreath with you all!  (Say Rudolph the Reindeer Wreath three times fast…I dare ya! {wink})   Supplies needed: Wreath form (mine is

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

String of Lights Fingerprint Frame

This might be my new favorite project!  I know I say that last sentence a lot!  This light bulb fingerprint frame is so easy to make and is SO CUTE!  These are quick and inexpensive gifts that you can give family and friends that are still personal for the holidays!  You can let each kid

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

Keepsake Fingerprint Ornament

One of my favorite things to do when it’s time to put up my tree is to look through all the ornaments as we hang them!  I adore the photograph ones, and the ones that my mom gave me from my childhood!  I love to create new ornaments using my favorite small people’s finger and

Santa Gift Wrap

Santa Gift Wrap

You can scour Pinterest and find a million ways to wrap a gift.  Options really are endless.  I made the boys a “Book-a-Day Advent Calendar” this year and I wrapped each of the books to look like Santa!   They thought I was GENIUS!  This Santa Gift Wrap is so easy and sure to add festivities

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Washi Tape Christmas Tree Gift Card Holders

Do you give gift cards as gifts for the holidays?  It seems there is always at least ONE person on your list you have no idea what to give them or you have a tween/teenager that would rather shop for themselves and gift cards are the answer!  There’s no reason you can’t still “wrap” your

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Gift Tag Gift Card Holders

Oh I have the most fabulous project today!  These Gift Tag Gift Card Holders took me less than 15 minutes start to finish and I fussed with a baby for a bit in there too!  But would you guess it from looking at them???  Looks like I spent way more time than I actually did! 

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Simple Holiday Card Holder

Have Christmas cards started showing up in your mailbox yet?  Have you sent yours out yet? I created this simple holiday card holder to help tackle the flux of holiday cards and photos so that we can enjoy them more than the day we open them! I love getting Christmas cards in the mail but

Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards + Cricut Explore Giveaway

Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards + Cricut Explore Giveaway

Do you host Thanksgiving?  If you do, I have these adorable Pumpkin Mason Jar Name Cards that will be perfect for your holiday table.  If you are going somewhere for Thanksgiving, you can make these fun guys, fill them with treats for your host and hostess!!  Thanks to Consumer Crafts for making this possible AND

Metallic Dot Photo Frame | Monthly Crafter Blog Hop

Metallic Dot Photo Frame | Monthly Crafter Blog Hop

Hello, hello!  I’m sharing a super simple Metallic Dot Photo Frame today as well as 6 other marvelous metallic projects from my friends!  We do a monthly themed blogger craft hop and I love being a part of it! Supplies Needed: Frame Martha Stewart’s Metallic Paints in your color choices Circle Sponge Daubers All I

DIY Fall Leaf Napkin Rings

DIY Fall Leaf Napkin Rings

I have a small obsession with napkin rings!  I kind of just adore them.  They are so simple yet they add so much fun to your tables with minimal work!  Most of the time I can even get my kids to help make them!  Today I whipped up some adorable Fall Leaf Napkin Rings!  As

DIY Wine Glass Charms

DIY Wine Glass Charms

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year?  Or having a fun dinner with friends?  As part of the Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts blogger team I am sharing some Shriek to Chic party ideas with you today including these fabulous DIY Wine Glass Charms! Whether you drink wine or not, chances are you like to

Wine Cork Pumpkin Decor

Wine Cork Pumpkin Decor

Well it’s no secret that I love me some wine!  And of course, as any crafter does, I save all my corks because there is always something to do with them, right?  Today I am sharing this really easy and fun wine cork pumpkin project!  Great use of those wine corks and a super cute

Spider web Wreath

Spider web Wreath

I am participating in a super fun Halloween blog hop!  I am sharing a super easy Spider Web Wreath that is both creepy and crawly and super fun and festive! Today marks day 4 of this fun celebration of all things Halloween!  There are over 110 fantastic projects that are sure to get you in

Black & White Projects

Black & White Projects

Today is a great day for our Monthly Crafty Blog Hop! We have 8 Fabulous Black and White Projects that are sure to be Spooktacular {wink}!  I am sharing these super cute Ghost Mason Jar Project that can be used as vases, lanterns or candy dishes! These are so easy to make!  Here’s what you need:

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