Category: Crafts

Race Costume: Anna Solo Mash-Up

Ah a race costume, the one place where I will agree runners can go a little crazy. But I do really love the creativity. As previously noted in my post about a Tangled running costume, I am not as adventurous as some (I need all dri-fit fabric, for example) but I do try. If you are …

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Ever seen sugar skulls and wondered if you make one?  You CAN!  It does take patience and a little practice but I promise you the results are so great. I love the idea of the Day of the Dead, a celebration of those that have past with colorful decorations and these amazing sugar skulls.  And then I …

DIY Script Sun Hat

Having seen the super cute script sun hats all over social media, I needed one. That is, until I saw the price tag. SO, off to figure out how to DIY I went. Actually the script isn’t that difficult, just a wee bit time-consuming. A bunch of us decided to DIY our own script sun hats …

Stars & Stripes Ideas

Red, white and blue, the perfect color combination.  Throw in some stars & stripes and I’m sold on whatever craft I find.  Below are a few of my favorites. Flag Luminaries Have a few jars hanging around? I do love and use them often.  Vases, perfect for mixing salad dressing and apparently also luminaries.  I used a pint …

Sports Turf Pennant Banner

Looking for a fun way  to decorate for big games?  Sounds a little odd but sports turf rug is your friend.  Football, Golf, Soccer, Baseball….lots of possibilities.  But instead of buying turf, which could get expensive…you can buy an artificial grass rug at your local home improvement store for less than $20!  I found mine in the …

Sunshine Box

Sometimes you need sunshine and sometimes it is fun to give a little. A Sunshine Box is perfect. Fill with anything you can find that is yellow. As soon as the recipient opens the bright color is sure to get a smile. I just picked up anything I saw that was yellow for a couple of …

Princess Party Favors

As I mentioned in my Princess Inspired Letters post, I’m very lucky to have friends that let me join in on the fun of planning their daughters’ birthday parties.  Plus this one was Princess themed!  No way I would turn that down. Princess Letters that spelled the birthday girl’s name, cake pops and Cinderella shoe favors …

Display Table Background

Want to kick up your display table?  I’ve got a great, easy (and cheap!) way.  Just add a background.  In fact, I wish I had thought of this when I made a candy buffet for my son’s birthday.  Oh well.  Maybe that means I need to make another candy buffet??  Hmmmm… I have other ideas for …

Back to School Printables

How sweet is this? A back to school printable you can add to anything! and the best part? it is FREE.  Thank you Clickable Parties for the printables. Perfect for welcoming back teachers.  Printables also include a banner, bookplates, cupcake wrappers, etc.  All with the apple image.  Enjoy!