{Free} Printable Hipster Valentines

I LOVE Valentine's Day with kids.  I've not always been so enamored with it as an adult, but with my kids? I adore it.  Je t'adore!  Me gusto mucho!   Mostly, because it's a day to celebrate friendship and get punny and funny, sweet, sappy and cute cards, plus...candy.  Or not.  Either way- here are ...

Snowflake Wreath from Paper Straws

Snowflake Wreath from Paper Straws

I just love all of the paper straws I see in the party supplies or in the baking aisle.  They come in so many patterns and colors.  I recently found these blue paper straws with snowflakes at the dollar store and thought they would make a fun craft.  The last few days have been so, ...

{2} Valentine’s Day Crafts- Votive Jars

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not enjoy a little Valentine’s Day themed crafting? You can make your own Valentine’s Day craft this year- themed votive jars for just pennies each, the end result being a votive holder you can use for candles or even sweet treats. Take a peek below at ...

DIY Cranberry Body Scrub: Simple Gift Idea

Cranberry-body-scrub

Listen, I love a good scrub.  Maybe too much.  Being able to make my own at home? I love it.Knowing exactly what's going into things I'm putting onto my biggest organ, my skin, and having control?  Fantastic.  So if you like to indulge in the bath/shower, or want to spoil a friend with a sweet ...

Ribbon Christmas Tree

ribbon christmas tree

I love to add something special to my gift wrapping.  Sometimes it is a simple piece of pine or berries, other times I tie a little ornament on, but this year I've made a simple Ribbon Christmas Tree for my packages.  Well, actually I made lots of them for my holiday gift giving.  They are ...

Frozen Peg Dolls Craft

Sorry folks, the Frozen craze is not yet over. Clothing, toys, snacks, etc... Nope, I don't think it is going anywhere soon.     These Frozen themed peg dolls are a great way to indulge their love of Frozen in a simpler way.  Handmade gifts show that you put time and attention into just the perfect gift, even ...

DIY Ornament Gift Tag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tis the season for shopping...and wrapping.  Here are some fun (and easy) DIY Ornament gift tags you can make to add something personal to your packages- and also give a homemade keepsake to your family and friends! ...

Simple Snowman Vase Craft

Simple Snowman Vase Do you love all things snowmen? If so, you must give this simple snowman vase a try. This simple snowman vase is just that, simple, and can be whipped up in just minutes. Perfect for displaying all winter long, this snowman vase is a frugal way to decorate your space. Here is how ...

Holiday Poinsettia Paper Wreath Tutorial

We've all seen those beautiful Paper Wreath tutorials on Pinterest.  I have loved them for months but haven't set aside the time to make one or been able to decide what look I wanted...book pages, bright summer colors, or sheet music.  Recently our friends at Staples asked us to go shopping for a few Staples ...

Lighted Christmas Garland With Fabric Scraps

Lighted Garland with Fabric Scraps

When I was a child, well still to this day, my mom always decorated her Christmas tree with thick gold garland.  While I love my mom's tree, I've never put garland on my own tree until now.  This year I made my own garland, Lighted Christmas Garland with fabric scraps in red and green! I love ...