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Dad’s BBQ Squirt Bottle

Do you want a really simple and practical gift to make and give for Father’s day?  I have just the thing for you…my BBQ Squirt Bottle.  Most dads, uncles, grandpas and the special men in our lives spend some summer time in front of a grill.  Most of the time they have a huge cupContinue ReadingContinue Reading

DIY Chevron Gift Tags #lifestylestudios

Today I am super excited to show you my DIY Chevron Gift Tags using my Lifestyle Crafts Tools!  I am thrilled to be a part of their Studio Teams and I get to show you a great home/organization project each month using these great products!  If you didn’t hear already…We R Memory Keepers purchased LifestyleContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Dot Hand Painted Wine Glasses #handmadegift

This post is sponsored by DecoArt.  All opinions are 100% my own. Do you need a last minute handmade gift idea?  I have the perfect one for you and any wine lover on your holiday list.  These Hand Painted Wine Glasses are so easy and fun to make!  You can customize them to say anythingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Personalized DIY Wood Slice Coasters

I am excited to share these adorable DIY Wood Slice Coasters today for my 25 days of Christmas Series! I have two confessions to make.  1.  I love, love, love the new trend of using branches  2.  I originally planned on making a wreath but it got so cold that I didn’t get all myContinue ReadingContinue Reading

DIY Hat, Scarf & Mittens Tutorial

I have partnered with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft stores to bring you my matching hat, scarf & mittens tutorial!  This is a fabulous handmade gift idea that will be sure to keep your recipient warm and cozy this holiday season! Isn’t my baby sister purrttty?  She’s the best model ever! So I have to askContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sweater Sleeve Wine Bottle Gift Bags

It’s no secret that I love sweaters!  Especially this time of the year!  They are so warm and cozy and I LOVE to up-cycle them into fun things!  Today I am sharing my Sweater Sleeve Wine Bottle Gift Bags!  These are perfect for those bottles of wine you are gifting this year as well asContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bread Basket Handmade Gift Idea

Today I have a super easy and super inexpensive Bread Basket Handmade Gift Idea!  Most all of my supplies came from the dollar store!  What’s not to love about that?!  Wrapped up beautifully this makes an excellent handmade gift idea! Supplies Needed: Beer Bread Ingredients Ziploc Bag (sandwich size) Decorative Treat Bag Dish Towel SpatulaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Burlap Framed Monogram

This framed monogram project is so simple and customizable that it will give you both the option to change it out from season to season AND make it truly YOURS!  Paint the frame and letter according to your decor scheme or for the holiday you are making it for!  Substitute the letter for a wooden designContinue Reading

Superhero Capes for Super Buddies Movie Release!

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Disney.  All opinions, projects and photographs are 100% my own.  You may read my full disclosure here. Are you ready for an epic tail?  Yes TAIL!  Disney Super Buddies movie came out on Blu-ray Combo pack August 27th, but I was lucky enough to get my handsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

DIY Note Cards + Silhouette Sketch Pen Bundle Deals

As a member of the Silhouette Affiliate Team I get the privilege to share with you awesome discounts and deals that Silhouette is offering each month!  I am here today to share with you my DIY Note Cards, a perfect Back-To-School Teacher’s Gift Idea!  I also have some great bundle deals for you if youContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to Make a Split Letter Monogram Plaque

I gave everyone a sneak peak to my Split Letter Monogram Plaque earlier in the week on the Silhouette CAMEO post!  At first this project looks really intimidating but I am here today to show you that it’s actually quite easy and once you get one down, it’s a great little project to have forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Back To School – Custom Cinch Sacks

My small people will both be in school this year and I had to make them each some custom cinch sacks!  Michael will be in 1st Grade and Ryan is starting preschool (3 mornings a week).   While they both need backpacks for their school folders and papers, they also needed some other sort of bagContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Father’s Day Etched Glass Picture Frame

Make an sweet etched glass picture frame for the special guy in your life in celebration of Father’s Day!  Update the photo yearly so they have a constant reminder of how special they are!!   I love to celebrate Father’s Day.  I think because I am so much of a Daddy’s Girl!  My dad isContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Funny Baby Onesies Using Heat Transfer

I gave you all a sneak peak of this funny baby onesie when I posted the Silhouette Portrait Giveaway earlier this week!  I really like funny baby onesies!  I made this Freshly Squeezed onesie for my BFF RG’s new baby boy and I have several more in my shop!  My high school girlfriend just hadContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Puzzle Piece Necklace

These super adorable puzzle piece necklaces are a perfect gift for that special person (or persons) in your life.  They are light weight and simple to make and can be customized easily!  These would make excellent end of the year gifts between friends at school.  I’d love to show you how easy they are toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway + Chipboard Gift Boxes

You all know how much I love my Silhouette!  I might have mentioned something a time or two before!  I have made several vinyl projects.  I love the fabric inks and I used them to make this funny baby onesie and I made a screencast on how easy it is to use the Designer EditionContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Heart Thumbprint Charm Necklaces & DIY Gift Wrap

I saw this super cute idea for a thumbprint charm from my sweet, sweet friend Meredith at Wait ‘Till Your Father Gets Home.  When I opened up an awesome package of Martha Stewart Crafts supplies from Plaid Crafts, and discovered that I received metallic paint, I knew exactly what I was going to do!  MyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Personalized Notebooks

I had the best time at SNAP!  Just let me stop there!  I will share all the awesome details of my trip soon but I would LOVE to share with you these personalized notebooks that I made for my awesome roomies! Besides meeting people in real life, the late night talks, riding back to theContinue Reading

Clay Pot Snowman Candy Dish

Have I told you that I am the Creative Activities Coordinator for my MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers)?  Well I am.  We had our craft time at our December meeting and I wanted to do something seasonal but not holiday.  I wanted something everyone could keep out for more than 2 weeks but tied inContinue Reading

Painted NFL Serving Dishes

Are you a football fan???  We are Minnesota Vikings fans here in this house and even though they lost against the Packers Saturday night we still love them!  When the Vikings played the St. Louis Rams here in St. Louis, Fred and I went to the game with my brother, his girlfriend and his girlfriend’sContinue Reading

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