5 Fun Haunted House Ideas to Create for Kids

5 Fun Halloween Ideas for Kids

HAPPY OCTOBER! I’m terribly excited for Halloween again this year! My son is almost 2 and a half, and while he does NOT love “spooky things” he does love dress-up, games and cruising around the neighborhood visiting all of our friends. We are deep into decorating for Halloween already, but I wanted to come up with […]


ThursDIY Round-Up (Including my NEW Melted Crayon project for eHow)


  I’m so thankful for a few spare minutes of quiet tonight so that I can post this little ThursDIY round up of projects from a few folks who make magical projects! This week, Cathy Attix makes a darling DIY Scrunch Tee. Get her tutorial here. Pla Schnieder makes a whale of a dresser that will […]

Drought-Friendly Garden Crafts: Chicken Wire Stars & Hearts


If you’re looking for a project that adds a little green to your patio or outdoor space, but that is totally drought-friendly, check out my latest chicken wire project for eHow! I’ve made a chicken wire star and heart that combines rustic charm with an easy beachy feel. Get the full tutorial for my chicken wire […]

Summer Project Blog Hop!

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Annnnnd we’re back! Hoppin’ around blogs and loving up on OPP (other people’s projects- duh!) Check out the projects below for details on these cool crafts for a sizzling summer! Cathy Attix, how I adore thee. Can you come over to my house and style me please? I love your fun Colorshot dress. Surprise! It’s the […]

Theraputic Chicken Wire Dragonflies


It’s been some time since my last post. There were, what seemed like an overwhelming amount of personal challenges going on at home and with people dear to me. Without getting into it (because, are you even really even reading this AND doesn’t every person face rough patches in life that knock us down and […]

Round-up of Goodness


I don’t know about you, but I could certainly use something positive, colorful and inspiring to get me through this week. Here’s a round-up of some projects that I’m hoping will help add a little cheer to my week (and yours!) Who can resist a DIY Lego head pencil holder? Who I ask you? Find the […]

Can’t Be Beat, Beet Cake

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Oh friends. Taxes are due on Wednesday. Need a little something to stress-eat while you turn your house upside down looking for receipts? This beet cake is so moist and flavorful, but since it’s made from beets, it’s basically as healthy as eating salad, right? Work with me. Taxes are due.   Here’s what you need to make […]

ThursDIY Round-Up


Just a quick note to say how much I adore this week’s ThursDIY round-up! So many great projects to dive into!Cathy Attix makes a versatile ruffled tube top:http://www.trinketsinbloom.com/ruffled-tube-top-diy/ Upcycle an old blazer into a chic military jacket: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3nKa02jFSI Start your diet to next week (after enjoying ALL the sea salt caramels this week:) http://www.cathiefilian.com/recipe-homemade-sea-salt-caramels/ Use kids supplies to make […]

Baseball Themed Dryer Balls


It’s opening week for Major League Baseball teams across the USA! While I’m not the biggest MLB fan on the planet, I have some loved ones who are. They also happen to be people who do their own laundry. So, naturally, I make the assumption that their lives will be more complete with dryer balls […]

Pre-Easter Craft Round-Up


Happy Easter! Hope you are all having a fab weekend. Here’s a little round-up of darling projects I thought you would LOVE! April Fools’ meets a Easter with this Faux icing Easter bunny: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=5cGHHAOFWM4&list=UUbtjuqui5jSjeDTbEgUouww Dazzle your friends with a faux Quartz crystals tutorial: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=O-lD8CEz9Kw These party chicks make the best dressed list: http://diydoyenne.com/diy-party-chick-brooch/ Cookie box clutches are a […]