Author: Robin

Wood Bead Garland DIY

Have you noticed all the wood bead garlands on social media lately? Just me? Seems like they are the new standard home accessory. After a quick search, looks like you can spend lots of money depending on the size of the wood beads and length of garland. I decided to try to make myself. Easy enough. …

Stenciled Doormat In 3 Steps

Oh the clever doormats out there! Love them all but I was sure I could make one vs. buy. Just paint and a stencil, right? A stenciled doormat was indeed not a complicated craft. But I do have a good trick. The best tip: Use push pins to hold then entire stencil in place so it …

Watermelon Treats

Inspired from a quick search on Pinterest and a nice visual from Say Yes, I was off to make a gluten-free/dairy-free fun watermelon treat. You can say we like our watermelon by a few other posts (watermelon margaritas, watermelon bowl) but this might be the best one yet. Make a basic Rice Krispie treat recipe, add …

Graduation Photo Display

I love photo displays, who doesn’t. However, they do take a little planning. Below are some ideas and the materials I used. Hopefully, my photo display planning will decrease the amount you need to. Start with an empty display screen Be sure to check out the how to post on building the Photo Display Screen. Layer …

Party Photo Display Screen

I love it when milestone parties are decorated with photos, don’t you? A big display of photos clipped on string lights across a display screen was what I had in mind but I just couldn’t find one (at least a reasonable price). Thank goodness for IKEA and a power drill. The final product: Display Screen Supplies …

Graduation Cap For Cars

Every high school senior needs an oversized graduation cap on their car, right? Perfect for parades or just a general fun decoration to surprise your senior. Graduation Cap Supplies Foam board Poster board Cardstock Adhesive (glue, spray glue, double-sided tape) for card stock Packing tape Utility knife Self-healing mat (I like my oversized mat) Yarn in …

Mini Mileage Sign

A mini mileage sign was a fun craft to show just how far (or near) you are to your favorite places. For us, this meant where we went or are going to go (Class of 2020 in the house!) to college. Cute decoration for the yard as well. Mileage Sign Supplies Premade yard sign (I got …

Soccer Painted Jar

Looking for a cute way to incorporate soccer season into your home decor? Make a soccer painted jar! Glass jar + paint + a little time = a decorative vase to use for years. Painted Jar Supplies Glass jar (try to use a wide mouth opening if you can) Acrylic Black and White Paint Hexagon shape …

Soccer Field Decoration

Here we go, another soccer season, another decorated locker, mini turf soccer field decoration for the win this year. Tried to do something different, as I’m usually a more of a paper crafter. Thankfully I had some leftover turf from from a Super Bowl party we threw, so off I went to find the remenants. Soccer Field …

Laundry Kit Graduation Gift

This year’s high school graduation gift dilemma gave me pause.  What to do this year?  Not unique but the idea of a Laundry Kit Gift did indeed make me happy.  Knowing there might (!) be one more kid out there like my son who will definitely need some help with laundry when they leave the nest. …