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Great Ideas — 20 Painted Projects to Bring Color to YOUR Home!!

20 Painted Projects to make

Spring Painting is underway.   Bright,  beautiful,  colors are being used everywhere, inside and outside of the home. Make sure you check out these Spring and Summer inspired projects, you will definitely want to visit your local paint store, ASAP! And check out the hundreds of amazing projects linked up this week - so inspirational!!  Ombre Paint Stick Backdrop @ Pure Joy Events   Painted … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 Handmade Gift Ideas to Make for the Special People in YOUR Life!!

23 handmade gift ideas

It is that time of year when a CUTE, creative gift is needed for those special teachers, mothers, fathers, & friends in your life!   Here are 23 AWESOME gift ideas that you can share with someone special!  Be sure to take a look at all of the fabulous ideas that have been shared this week! DIY Mother's Day Canvas @ My Blessed Life  Teacher Appreciation @ makoodle Mentos Teacher Gift … [Read more...]

Making Outdoor Wall Sconces Into Indoor Lamps: Just Add Switches! (DIY Tutorial)

outdoor sconce DIY

In my daughter's new Nautical Teen Room, I used cool outdoor galvanized wall lamps from Lowes: They were super inexpensive and beachy. But wait -- those lights I bought are outdoor lights with no switches. They're the "Portfolio Galvanized Steel Outdoor Wall Lamps" from Lowe's. (this and other hardware pictures from Lowe's ... with links in text to the actual product descriptions) So, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Tempting Dessert Ideas to Make!!

20 yummy desserts

Anyone craving something beautiful, sweet, & delicious? Look no FURTHER -- plenty of YUMMY looking desserts!  Check out all of the posts this week, great inspiration is only a click away!  Birthday Cake @ little Inspiration Coconut Drippy Cake @ My 3 Monsters   Mini Strawberry, Lemon, and Shortbread Tirfles @ Madigan Made  Cupcakes to Go @ Naptime Journal   Birthday Cake in a Jar@ … [Read more...]

What I Love Right Now — Nautical!

navy white couch

I just finished a room redo for my daughter with a nautical theme.   I have always loved nautical -- clothes, shoes, decor, pretty much anything. And I am so excited to share her room. I just have a few things to finish up before I post it next week. In the meantime, here is some nautical eye candy!   Mainstay Wedge Seahorse Pillow Nautical Bunkbeds Nautical Rope Bracelet Tutorial … [Read more...]

Make a 10-Minute Charging Station!!

10 minute charging station

  I've been working hard on a big DIY room redo for my daughter. It's almost done and I am so excited to share it. In the meantime, here's a quick little project I made for her room to hold all of her electronic gear. It's a Electronic Charging Station made out of a $9.99 Silverware Caddy from Target. And the best part?? It's a 10-minute project! $9.99 Silverware Caddy from … [Read more...]

Win a $500 Oreck Air Purifier!!!

Oreck Air Instinct pic

I am SO thrilled to give one of YOU a $500 Oreck AirInsinct air purifier!! I was excited to try out the Oreck AirInstinct air Purifier for a few reasons. First of all, I have asthma and I have a hard time breathing when there is a lot of pollution in the air. Where I live we have some bad inversion in the winter and it really affects my breathing. Plus, I have severe spring allergies. And … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Recycled/Upcycled Projects to Celebrate Earth Day!!

20 earth day projects

Earth Day is April 22!  What are you doing to save the planet?  Check out some of the AWESOME recycled projects that are happening in blog land!  Everyone seems to be doing their part to save the world!  Great Job!  Don't forget to check out all of the projects linked up this week!  Scrap Busting Headband @ Thoughts of a Crafty Mom  Recycled Dresser @ Too Much Time on my … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Painted Projects to Make!!

20 Painted Projects

Is there anything better than a fresh can of paint to breath new life into a project?  Check out these DIY painted projects, creative and amazing for sure!  ..And don't forget to check out all of the link ups -- they are AWESOME! Turn a Charger into a Mirror @ Sand & Sisal Painted Silverware Organizer @ Live Love DIY  Daily Goals for the Week @ Smile Like You Mean It  Beachy Dresser … [Read more...]

Get a Little Creative Show — The Lost Episode (Anthropologie-Inspired Teapot Lamp)

mandi teapot

Beckie from Infarrantly Creative, Heather from Dollar Store Crafts and I had a blast filming season 1 of Get A Little Creative last year. We had so many fun guests and projects that we shared!! You can see all of the episodes archived here. We ended up filming 13 episodes and only had 12 spots for the season. And the 13th episode turned out to be the funniest one yet. It's Mandi from … [Read more...]