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10-Minute Halloween Favor Boxes (and win 2 Silhouette Cameos)

Tatertots & Jello: 10 minute spider party favors

Here's an easy and simple idea for Halloween parties this year. You can find these clear boxes at any party supply store. And I love the idea of adding an image to the front of the container. This idea would work for Halloween, or change up the image for ANY occasion. The clear container is fun because then you can also show off a pretty treat inside. Find out how to make this easy 10-minute … [Read more...]

Ikea Ung Frame to Colorful Bulletin Board (DIY tutorial)

Ikea Ung Bulletin Board

I think one of Ikea's top seller must be their UNG frame. It's so pretty with it's scrolly silhouette. And I have seen so many amazing ways to use it in home decor. I bought one a few months ago, knowing that I would find a use for it eventually. And when we started Hannah's "spur-of-the-moment" room makeover this weekend, I knew I wanted to use it in her room. It's perfect for a girls … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Halloween Plate Wall

halloween plate wall

It's Day Four of PUMPKIN WEEK. Thanks for joining in!!! I have been meaning to make a plate wall for about 2 years. And since then I've been collecting plates to use on a potential plate wall. So whenever I saw a black and white plate on clearance I would snatch it up. I ended up having too many plates at the end. But I am sure I will use them all eventually hahaha! Last year we added … [Read more...]

Make a Vintage/Modern Recipe Card Holder – with Free Printable!

vintage modern recipe box

Here's a little gift idea that makes a great wedding gift, a Christmas present or even a gift for yourself! A Vintage/Modern Recipe Box. Plus, free printable recipe dividers too!     Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

DIY Laptop Skin Tutorial and Silhouette Cameo Giveaway ($350 value)!!

DIY Laptop Skin Tutorial

Happy Fourth of July!! And to celebrate -- I have a FABULOUS giveaway from Silhouette.  But first, here's a project I made using the designer edition software.   DIY Laptop Skin … [Read more...]

Make Spring Specimen Art!! (paper crafting tutorial)

spring specimen art angle

I have this little area in my kitchen that I love to change out for the seasons. From Summer {Summer Mini Gallery Wall}:   To Halloween {Creepy Specimen Art}:   To Winter {Snowflake Specimen Art}: And I thought it would be fun to make some paper flowers to use as Spring Specimen Art!!   Here's how to make it: … [Read more...]

Make a Spring Paper Wreath (tutorial)

paper spring wreath

I have been wanting to make a paper wreath for awhile. I LOVE pretty paper and I thought it would be so fun to make a wreath using some bright and spring-y paper. I saw a couple amazing paper wreaths at the CHA show last year. So when I saw the Silhouette online store had some paper flower 3-d images, I decided to try making a wreath with them. {Spring 2012 Mantel} Here's what I did: … [Read more...]

Vintage Door Spring Mantel 2012!

vintage Door Spring Mantel

Who's ready for SPRING??? I am!!! The weather is getting warmer and I am getting excited for capris, flip flops and picnics!In the meantime, I thought maybe if I decorated my mantel for Spring, that might help it get here sooner LOL. I found a beautiful old door at a local architectural salvage yard. I LOVED the bright green/teal color that it had been painted many moons ago. Someone had … [Read more...]

My Favorite Crafting Tool Giveaway — A Silhouette Cameo ($350 value)!!

silhouette discount

I know I've told you about the Silhouette Cameo. It's my favorite crafting tool. And I am SO excited to be giving one away to YOU!!! Plus, have you heard about their NEW Designer Edition Software?? It's fabulous!! Update -- Giveaway Closed. The winner is Donna @ Epicurean Crafter Winner chosen via Random.org   There are all kinds of great things you can do with this new software, … [Read more...]

Family Picture Gallery Wall — Reveal!!

gallery wall from the top

Happy Tuesday!! I finally finished my family gallery wall -- woo hoo!! It all started with these unfinished frames from Cut It Out Frames. I had a hard time deciding what color to paint the frames. In the end I opted for white that matches my trim because I wanted the fabulous pictures my sister Wendy took of us to shine through. Here's a tip that can save you a lot of time and … [Read more...]