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Paper Punch Holiday Vase

Paper Punch Holiday Vase

  A dear friend of me gave me these adorable little glass bottles a few weeks ago, and they have become the perfect centerpiece for an upcoming holiday party. I can’t remember the brand name, but he said they sell at the liquor store for just a dollar a piece. [...]

How to Bleach Christmas Bottle Brush Trees

How to Bleach Christmas Bottle Brush Trees

I have the cutest holiday project with bottle brush trees to share with you! But, before I share the final project, I want to show you how I bleached the trees. All you need is a large tupperware bowl, concentrated bleach, and the trees. I found a pack of 21 [...]

Holiday Giveaway!

Holiday Giveaway!

UPDATE: Giveaway is closed. Thank you for participating! We finally had our first snow fall last week, so now it feels like the holidays around here! I wanted to throw together a quick holiday giveaway to say thank you to all of my fabulous readers. Ready for some home and [...]

Handmade Paper Punch Ornaments

Handmade Paper Punch Ornaments

Goodness, I am on an ornament kick! I though it would be fun to create and share a couple of ornament projects. I wanted to make something that was not only quick, but something that my kids could also help with. Here’s what you need: Five strips of paper measuring [...]

DrainWig Feature

DrainWig Feature

This post is sponsored by DrainWig. I  was watching the Today Show several weeks ago, and they were featuring some brilliant entrepreneurs who had each come up with some sort of creative invention. My favorite was this itty bitty metal chain flower called the DrainWig. Apparently, this adorable mom of [...]

Rake Repair with Loctite

Rake Repair with Loctite

Good morning, friends! I have a very exciting announcement today! I have been asked to participate in the Loctite Repair Network by showcasing a few video project tutorials with you. The first is launching today, and I am so thrilled to share it with you! The tutorial showcases how I [...]

Metallic Hand Painted Ornaments

Metallic Hand Painted Ornaments

I bought a ton of clear glass ornaments at Michael’s this year. They caught my eye a few weeks ago, and they were just screaming to be taken home and crafted with! Am I the only person that craft supplies speak to? Don’t answer that. Here’s what you need to [...]

Hand Stamped Christmas Gift Tags

Hand Stamped Christmas Gift Tags

I LOVE projects that are incredibly simple to make, but have a big wow-factor when finished. This is definitely one of those moments when I’m proud to say “I made that!” Here’s what you need for these adorable holiday gift bags: Season’s Tweetings Gift Bags Kit by Close to My [...]

Our Thanksgiving Tablescape

Our Thanksgiving Tablescape

To all of my family, friends, and delightful readers, a very happy Thanksgiving! It’s not too late to create a fun and festive tablescape for your special holiday meal. The black and white prints are from Caravan Shoppe, and the feathers and gold turkeys I cut with my Cricut. If [...]

Instagram Photo Display

Instagram Photo Display

This post is sponsored by DecoArt. Happy almost holidays, peeps! I thought it would be fun these next few weeks to show you some fun and easy handmade gifts for the holidays. These Istagram (or Instax!) photo display boards are super easy and affordable to make. Here’s what you need: [...]

The Winter Cold & All Natural Vapor Rub

The Winter Cold & All Natural Vapor Rub

This post is sponsored by Maty’s all natural health care products. If you follow me on Instagram, you know it has been a rough month at our house. I was sick with a horrible virus for over a month, and each of the kids has had a turn with it [...]

Map Paper Photo Frame

Map Paper Photo Frame

Okay, if you are still on the fence about crafting, this is definitely the project for you. Five supplies, five minutes. Pinky promise, I swear! Here’s what you need: Glue stick, xacto knife, photo mat, picture frame, and glitter paper. (The glitter paper is totally optional.)   First, lay your [...]

Garage Cabinet Makeover

Garage Cabinet Makeover

Since we have been making such great progress updating the inside of our house, I thought it was time for a little garage updating as well. We actually have some fabulous built-in cabinet storage in our garage, but it looks like it’s circa nineteen eighty-two, which is crazy because our [...]

Bringing Style to Your Home with Sliding Doors

Bringing Style to Your Home with Sliding Doors

  Sliding doors are a great way to create sections within a large open space. They provide chic functionality and make it easy to transform an awkwardly large space into a more organized area. There are a lot of different sliding door styles and designs that can match every type [...]

Thanksgiving Turkey Sign Tutorial & Template

Thanksgiving Turkey Sign Tutorial & Template

I know some of the projects on my site can be overwhelming at times, so here is a super easy project where all you need is the turkey printable provided, and just a few tools. I promise you don’t need much! Materials: Turkey template printed on your inkjet or laser [...]

Christmas Cards with InvitationBox

Christmas Cards with InvitationBox

Not only am I finally getting around to ordering holiday cards this year, I actually already have them made and ready to ship. It’s a Christmas miracle!!! No, seriously, it really is. I haven’t ordered cards to mail out for several years, so I decided to be proactive this year [...]

Holiday Gift Tags with Martha Stewart Office by Avery

Holiday Gift Tags with Martha Stewart Office by Avery

Well, Christmas can come and go at my house, because there is no possible way I am going to get anything cuter than the treasures my Avery peeps just sent me. Thank you Avery!!! If you aren’t familiar, Avery sells a complete line of Martha Stewart Office products at all retail [...]

My First Crush Book

My First Crush Book

If you haven’t given smash books a try, you seriously have to do it. I love it! Smash books are a fabulous form of scrapbooking that are super simple, fast, and affordable. It’s kind of a mixed media approach where you compile not just journaling and photos, but all of [...]

How to: Custom Tool Storage with Styrofoam

How to: Custom Tool Storage with Styrofoam

If you are anything like me, the tools in your craft room absolutely have to be both functional and purdy. )Remember when I painted all of my garage tools turquoise so they would be matchy-matchy? I know, I know. It’s a sickness.) Anywho, I just had to have a special [...]

Numbered Glass Bottles

Numbered Glass Bottles

I don’t even know why I did an office tour. I have changed so many things since then. Dang it! I found these glass jars at a yard sale. Did you know that antique bottle digging  is a really big deal right now? Like, dig ten-foot holes in your backyard, big. [...]

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