13 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts From the Kids

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s time for a roundup of some of the great DIY gifts that the kids can make! 1) Spring Poppy Vase by Crafts by Amanda   Source :  Mother’s Day Gift Ideas via Katherine Sullivan on BabyClip 2) A Bookmark For Mom – Make and Takes   Source :  Mother’s Day Gift Ideas via Katherine Sullivan on BabyClip [Read On]

Add Text to Shapes in Microsoft Word Tutorial

 Add Text to Shapes in Microsoft Word Tutorial Months back I pinned this tutorial on how to add text to shapes in Microsoft Word. Here’s the pin if you want to check it out. I went back to the pin make my Valentine’s Creation and clicked on the pin and the blog is no longer [Read On]

14 AFFORDABLE Organizing Ideas – For The Entire Home

14 AFFORDABLE Organizing Ideas – For The Entire Home Like the rest of the world, when a new year approaches, I start envisioning all of the ways I’m going to improve the upcoming year. My household probably falls into the category of “Where the heck did I put {Insert, Seriously.Anything}” . Literally I just explained [Read On]

DIY Scrapbook Paper Tree Holiday Art

Scrapbook Paper Holiday Art – Total Cost UNDER $5 Bringing you another easy peasy cheapie weapie way to festivize (yes, I make up new words) your home this holiday season! If you know me, you’ll know my craft specialty consists of Scrapbook Paper. I don’t want to scare anyone away with anything fancy, so I’ll [Read On]

Poppy Seed Projects Review!

If you haven’t heard of Poppy Seed Projects, I don’t know where you’ve been hiding because they’re amazing! They had a picture go viral on Pinterest and The sound of their name makes me want to do the happy dance. Can I just show you the amazing craft I did from Poppy Seed Projects first? [Read On]

Christmasing Tips & Tricks

I know Christmasing can be overwhelming for many. Since I’m a Christmas Freak, I’m always finding ways to make each year a wee bit easier so I wanted to put together some of my tips to make getting through the season easier. And for For all you Crazy Christmasers….Join me on the Crazy Train. CHOO [Read On]

How to Keep your Christmas Tree Alive

HOW TO KEEP YOUR TREE ALIVE! 1) Have the Tree Farm: Trim Up the Trunk (Remove any low branches) and Cut a Fresh Base.  The trimming will help the tree fit into those pain in the arse Christmas Tree holders and save you from any last minute in home trims. Been There…Done That. The hubs [Read On]

DIY Dollar Store Holiday Wreath

DIY Dollar Store Holiday Wreath. Easy, Affordable, and can be made Custom to your Style! Here’s the deal, I love the Dollar Store. I can’t seem to get enough…ever. What I like even more, is doing crafts with stuff bought at the dollar store. What I’m basically saying is….I’m Cheap Frugal. I went for Halloween [Read On]

Zucchini Pizza – Easy & Healthy Alternative

Zucchini Pizza is great healthy alternative to Pizza. Skip the bread, sub some veggies, still delicious! I don’t have a lot of recipes but this is one I do often. My kids eat it…so I make it…A LOT. If you want acne free skin then this is the great recipe for you. Alternatively you can [Read On]

Glitter Pumpkin Party & Book Drive

As everyone knows, I may be slightly obsessed with Glitter pumpkins. This year, I had so many friends asking me if we could make Glitter pumpkins, I decided to make a party out of it, with a twist. For my Fall Goals, I wanted to donate to a charity. Lately I have been feeling the [Read On]

Wine Cork Pumpkin

I’ve been pumpkin OBSESSED this week. Seriously, sock pumpkins, t-shirt pumpkins, dish towel pumpkins, grapevine pumpkins…. (Coming soon) and then this morning I had a strike of genius.WINE CORK PUMPKIN! I’ve seen Wine Cork shaped Hearts but never a Wine Cork Shaped Pumpkin…until now! Now the countdown begins until my kids destroy it.

DIY Boo Sign, a tutorial. Cheap & Easy

I don’t have much Halloween Decor so I figured it was time I make some! So, I came up with this Super Easy DIY BOO Sign, Total Cost $3.00 Materials: Round Wood Pieces (Obviously, you can use any type of wood here, square, mix/match, anything goes) 4 Pieces of Cardstock: I went with a Candy [Read On]

3 Minute Cheesy Garlic Bread

Easiest Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe Ever! My husband concocted this after some garlic cheesy bread served at one his favorite restaurants in Santa Barbara. It’s been a fav in our house ever since and it’s seriously soo easy. Perfect side for so many dishes.Ingredients: French Bread Butter Garlic Powder Fresh Shredded 3 Cheese Blend: Parmesan, [Read On]

DIY Washi Tape USA 4th of July Decor

I LOVE Patriotic, Americana, 4th of July Decor but realized I have very little. SO!!!! Enter the Washi tape, my newest favorite craft item. Refer Here for instructions on how to make your own Washi Tape Decor. I lined up some white paper with my washi tape and used my Cricut for the letters and [Read On]

HairBow Holders & A BIG Announcement!

My NEWEST DIY Creation. I’ve been obsessed excited about making these hair bow holders for a while now. This is hand painted and made by me…well, except for the ribbon, and the wood and the letters. But other than that, I did it all. It’s pretty simple now that I have the technique down. *The [Read On]

DIY Surfboard Decor Washi Tape

Washi Tape is the new crafters Rage! If you haven’t heard about it, prepare to fall in love! It’s basically a decorative tape with the stickiness of painters tape. It’s easy to work with and seriously, I’ve already done quite a few crafts with it that I can’t wait to share. I got a 4 [Read On]

DIY Framed Letter Photo Art

Framed Letter Photo Art makes the perfect gift and it’s crazy affordable! I first saw the idea on Pinterest via Shanty 2 Chic and I knew I was going to make it. My friend was having a baby I wanted to do this as a gift. I followed most of the instructions on Shanty 2 Chic [Read On]

Graduation Cap Decoration

I’m graduating TOMORROW which should explain why I’ve been MIA in bloggy land this week. I had posts scheduled…some worked, some didn’t. Anyhoo! My apologies. Gearing up for Graduation, there are so many things to worry about: what you’re going to wear, how you’ll do your hair, getting your cap and gown, graduation events and dinners, OH [Read On]

DIY Surfer Girl Sign & A Message & A Button!

Since the kids rooms are Surf Themed Rooms, I have always been hunting for things to decorate their rooms with. I saw a sign like this at a Home Decor store and it was $29! Well, I knew I could reach deep down into my crafty soul and make something just as good. SO, I did! I [Read On]

Ric Rac Easter Egg

Ric Rac Easter Eggs, SUPER Easy Easter Decor. I saw Ric Rac Trees for Christmas and have wanted to do a Ric Rac project forever. I found this awesome Pastel-Rainbowy-TotallyPerfectoForSpringorEaster Ric Rac and thought an Egg would be the perfect craft. I simply put an Egg outline behind my scrapbook paper and applied the Ric Rac [Read On]