Simple Spring Feather Mantle

A couple sheets of paper and my Cricut|explore was all it took to bring a little spring to my my mantle. I used the Cricut|explore to cut feathers, letters and paper bows. The feathers were clipped to the twine for bunting, put behind a frame for art and clipped to the Instagram display. A super […]


Turning Kid Art into Gift Tags

Eleanor loves to paint. She practically asks to paint everyday. She creates pieces like this. I started to feel bad about throwing them away, but I certainly wasn’t going to just save them all. That is when I had the idea to bust out my Cricut and turn them into gift tags. This literally took […]

how to make tissue paper tassel garland

How To Make Tissue Paper Tassel Garland

I just love tissue paper tassel garland. It is fun and festive and has just the right touch of whimsy. Don’t ya think? I used some in a game day post that you can find here. There are lots of fun football printables in that post plus I have every single letter in the alphabet […]


A DIY Shirt With a Special Touch

I am so excited about this project. As soon as I finished I texted a picture to my mom and my friend and anyone who would listen. Now let me start by saying how blessed I was to invited out to Utah to meet the fine people at Cricut and get a sneak peek at […]


Kid Art Project: Paper Strip Christmas Tree

Thankfully I snapped these pictures early this week. It just took me all week to get around to writing this post, because that is how I roll. I love blogging–I really do. I love my readers and I want to share more, write more and do more. Three kids at home makes it hard to […]


Gold Foil Doily Decoupaged Box

This is sponsored post, but all ideas, images and opinions are 100% my own. I was lucky enough to get a box of Martha Stewart Crafts for some holiday crafting. I was most excited to work with the decoupage. I have heard rave reviews from some of my blogging friends and couldn’t wait to get […]


Life Inspired- Fabulous Fall Ideas

After Halloween, it is time to think about putting away the goblins and ghosts and decorating for fall. Here are some fabulous fall ideas that were linked up at the Life Inspired Link Party. Life Inspired is that last Friday of every month, which means this Friday is time to party! Also check out the […]

A spooky Halloween mantle that is witch themed.

A Spooky Halloween Mantle

While the kids were asleep, I had fun playing with my Halloween “mantle” — aka: dining room console table. This year we reused a lot of things and added a few new fun things from American Crafts available at Target.     For this mantle we used the bunting and the fun label stickers from […]


Silver and Gold Fillable Lamp

I know it is August so it is a bit crazy to be thinking about winter or Christmas, but Lamps Plus and Hometalk are hosting a Holiday Design Challenge and yours truly is participating. I am really crushing on metallics lately. Mixing metals is where it is at and I’m falling back in love with […]

Color Blocked Metallic Terra Cotta Plant

Color Blocked Metallic Terra Cotta Flower Pot

When I was a junior in college my now husband–then boyfriend–gave me a potted plant. That was nearly a decade ago and now the pot looks like this. It was broke down to say the least. The plant was still viable, but it was definitely ready for a new home. We were at the Home […]