Category: Crafts

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!

Back to School Pencil Crafts

Ah Back to School…love this time of the year.  Amongst the crazy of buying supplies and uniforms, I do like to try and thank the teachers in some way.  They deserve it.  And really, a pencil vase?  Cute. While I love the look of the pencil bouquet with its scrapbook flowers and the (super easy) cricut …

Sport Flip Flops DIY

Love baseball?  I was surprised at how easily it was to make a flower out of a ball and attach to some flip flops. They turned out great! I’m thinking other sports can easily be done, softball or maybe even soccer next? You can buy sport flip flops on Etsy and certainly lots of pins on …

40 Gifts for 40th Birthdays

Forty! the big 4-0! Definitely a fun birthday to celebrate big. I was lucky enough to assist my friend’s husband in pulling off his 40 gifts surprise. How difficult could this be? Well…. Getting to 20 gifts was easy, even into the 30’s wasn’t so bad once you Google a little. But it wasn’t until 3 …

Kids Table Turkey Crayon Holder

Need a cute craft to dress up the kids’ thanksgiving table? or maybe you already planned on having crayons available for coloring. Here’s a cute craft and easy to make, Kids Table Turkey. Instructions: I got the idea from Skip To My Lou. She has a great template and step by step instructions. So I won’t …

Princess Inspired Letters

As a mother of boy, sometimes I am lucky enough to have a friend who shares the fun of throwing a girl birthday party. And when the party’s theme is Disney Princesses?! I’m SO THERE. The inspiration for this party came from a great party blog, Hostess with the Mostess. My friend went to work printing …

Running Costume: Tangled-Rapunzel

If you are a runner and haven’t tried a RunDisney race, you should.  They aren’t just for the Disney fans out there, it helps but so not necessary.  RunDisney does a great job of choosing courses with lots of entertainment (and really that’s what you need when you are logging all those miles!).  One of the …

Baby’s First Year Album – part 3

Links to previous steps: Step 1: Find 4 pictures; newborn, month 1, month 2, month 3 Step 2: Buy sticker letters & numbers plus find 5 baby pictures for months 4-8   Step 3: Research Zodiac & Chinese year signs plus find 4 baby pictures for months 9-12. A quick web search will find you many …

Minecraft Birthday Party

Do you know what Minecraft is? If so, do you understand its appeal? Frankly, I just roll with it. Long accustomed to my husband and son playing whatever is THE game of the moment, I didn’t think much when the idea of a Minecraft-themed birthday party was thrown out there. I should’ve known better. Very little …