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Great Ideas — 20 Summer Desserts!

It's no big secret at this point: I love desserts! But who doesn't? There's no better way to wind down at the end of the day (or better midday snack) than a yummy dessert, and there are so many amazing recipes and varieties of sugary sweets! So here are... 20 Summer Desserts from this week's Link Party Palooza! Grilled Peaches & Cream Cake @ I Dig Pinterest Almond Joy Sorbet @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 DIY Summer Home Projects!

I absolutely love working on projects and dreaming up new crafts and creations all summer (& year) long. Based on all the exciting projects linked up every week this summer, it seems like you're all the same way! So here are... 18 DIY Summer Home Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! Mini Succulent Planters @ Maison de Pax Simple Vase with Jute Twine Letters @ Thistlewood … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summertime Activities!

Last week I highlighted some super fun projects to help kids make the most of the summer. Today I've decided to highlight more summer activities, this time including different types of projects: some for parents, some for kids, and some for the whole family! So here are... 16 Summertime Activities! Gourmet S'mores Party @ Tidy Mom Free Printable Camp Printable @ Somewhat … [Read more...]

Back to School Countdown Pocket Banner

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hey everyone, Vanessa here from Our Thrifty Ideas. I am excited to be sharing a fun tutorial with you today....but a little sad at the same time. Who would have thought that it's time to start thinking Back to School already?! I feel like … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Summertime Kids Activities!

As summer continues on I find it harder and harder to motivate my kids to get off the couch and spend more time out in the sun. We all get that way: we take the warm weather for granted and miss it when it's gone! To help inspire you and your kids to get outside the rest of this season, here are... 17 Summertime Kids Activities! Outdoor Fun Kits @ Create. Craft. Love. Craft Stick Photo … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summer Home Ideas!

I've been seeing so many exciting summer projects from tons of different categories: super colorful, playfully nautical, perfect for playing out in the sun with the kids... So here are 20 Summer Home Ideas to liven up your summer! DIY Rope Decor @ Setting for Four Upcycled Tire Table @ Home. Made. Interest. Fishnet Wrapped Mason Jar @ It All Started with Paint DIY Sandbox with Cover … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Summer DIY Projects!

Summer is my favorite season! I'm always so inspired to create and love being outside in the sun all summer long. This week you've all linked up so many vibrant & bright projects, so here are... 25 Summer DIY Projects! DIY Concrete Stool @ The Casual Craftlete DIY Hanging Bottle Decor @ Domestically Speaking Reclaimed Wood Whale Art @ Finding Home DIY Kids Farmhouse Table @ … [Read more...]

Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bites

Is it hot enough for ya? I guess we shouldn't complain...it is the middle of the summer:) Hot summer nights call for cool ice cream treats...even better when you can have them ready to go for little people who can't wait long for dessert:) These little caramel crunch ice cream bites can be "made" in advance....when you are ready to dish them out just pull everything out of the freezer and let them … [Read more...]

Easy Decor: Summer Flag [And Free Printable!]

Independence Day is over ... but there's plenty of summer left! Today I'm sharing a fun way to use the same flag stand from the Independence Day Flag project - and turn it into a fun summer flag for your home decor - complete with free printable thanks to the talented Amelia Smith from Brightsides Designs ! (You can get the wood kits from my friends at  Wood Connection if you don't want to make … [Read more...]

DIY S’mores Kit with Free Printable

Hi TT&J! I'm Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers and I don't know about you but I'm loving summer and everything that comes with it. And that includes s'mores! No surprise they are a favorite in my family. Aren't they in everyone's? With July 4th coming up and so many other summer BBQ's and events, why not prepare ahead of time with these little DIY S'mores Kits. I also included a free … [Read more...]