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Happy Holidays: Unto Us A Child Is Born Stitchable

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I’m so happy to be over here at Jen’s today! She’s one of my favorite people on this planet and I’m excited to share my new obsession with all of you. It’s stitching. I can’t stop designing patterns and stitching them. Over at U Create I love to share what we call “free stitchables” like free printables, but the patterns are free! I thought it would be fun to share a “free stitchable” with … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Creating a Beautiful Fall Front Porch!!

5 steps to the perfect front porch

Over the weekend I had a fun time finishing up our Halloween/Fall Porch. Here are 5 Tips to help you create a Striking Front Porch!  1. A Fall Wreath or Door Hanging can add color to your door. I made this festive Halloween wreath with knit fabric, felt and vintage buttons. I will share the tutorial and a FREE template to make the flowers tomorrow! I also added paper medallions over the … [Read more...]

Make a Summer DIY Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Wreath!

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A couple of weeks ago my girls and I had a little tie dying craft afternoon. We made a few different projects! And we had some left over dye, and I started going a little crazy. I wanted to try tie dying all kinds of things. One of the things I grabbed was a box of coffee filters. I tied some rubber bands around a few bunches of filters and poured some different color dyes on them. I was … [Read more...]

DIY Address and Patriotic Buoys!

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I have been a bit obsessed with ANYTHING nautical lately.  It's so bright and cheerful-looking. I made a Navy and Yellow Wreath. A Nautical Fourth of July Mantel. And recreated a dark basement bedroom into a Bright Nautical Teen Bedroom. I thought it would be fun to make some decorative buoys - which seem SO nautical.  It also turns out - the buoys are easier to make than you'd … [Read more...]

20 Inspiring Pegboard Creative Spaces!

20 pegboard projects

I am right in the middle of moving my craft room into a new space with a new DIY organizational wall! I moved moved my craft room from my dining room and turned it into a kids' homework space and music room. I am still in the process of that. And now I am working on my new craft space. And one of the things that I'm working on is an organizational wall. I am using Cut It Out Frames new Double … [Read more...]

Make Easy DIY Wood and Ribbon Necklaces! (Spring Break Craft)

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It's almost time for Spring Break! Can you believe it?? We were hoping to go away for a little sun, but it looks like we will be staying around home for the week. So when Michaels contacted me about the Cre8time blogger challenge - I was up for some creativity. They challenged us to spend a week, doing something creative each day. And, can I tell you that this has been so fun!! We have … [Read more...]

Make a Fabric-Covered, Magnetic Inspiration Board!

diy fbric covered inspiration board

I 'm in the process of moving my craft room/office. I shared a little sneak peek of my old office which I am turning into a kids' homework room and a BIG navy chalkboard calendar wall earlier this week. Cut It Out Frames -- who made the frames I used to make my Family Gallery Wall, have a new product -- double frames!!    And I am using their new frames in a big organizational wall for my new … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Projects to Inspire YOU!

20 DIY Projects

January always gives me the decorating bug.  It must be the cold weather -- it's a great time to get some things done indoors. Here are 20 Inspiring DIY Ideas that might get YOUR DIY juices flowing.  Be sure to click on the link to go directly to each blog to get the full tutorial! DIY $30 Couch @ Osie Moats Kitchen Shelving @ Domestic Imperfection … [Read more...]

Start of Summer Tradition — Pedi Party!!

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For the past three or four years my girls and I have had a little End of School Tradition. The first day of Summer Break we have a little pedi party. For some reason getting pretty toenails signifies the start of summer in our home -- plus it's FUN!! Last year we tried Houndstooth Nails: The year before we tried making DIY Glitter Toes (I lost all of my comments on this post in my WP … [Read more...]

Make Lace Glitter Crowns!! (perfect for photo props or birthday parties)

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I'm not usually excited about trends when it comes to photography. I'd rather the focus be on the people in the photo rather than what they're wearing or what kind of crazy editing has been done. But when I first saw these delicate crowns on a newborn baby, I knew they would fit right in to my style. I knew I could buy them through several Etsy vendors but I wanted a whole slew of different … [Read more...]