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Glue Resist Batik T-Shirts

October 21, 2015 in All Posts, DIY, Kindergarten Craft, Play, Popular, Preschool Craft, Sponsored Posts

If you thought DIY Batik Shirts were difficult to make – like I did before we tried this new activity – you are so wrong! Making Glue Resist Batik T-Shirts is actually super easy, super fun, and super cheap, especially if you already have glue and painting supplies handy. This is the perfect weekend activity you can […]

DIY Memory Box Display

August 12, 2015 in All Posts, DIY, Sponsored Posts

We just returned from one of our summer vacations and oh how much we will miss the good times together. To capture our memories, one of the things we do is a bedtime ritual called, “Review the Holiday,” where we recount the highlights of our vacation. A hands-on way to cement our happy memories is with […]

5 Creative Ways To Upgrade Your Home Style

June 30, 2014 in All Posts, Home, Sponsored Posts

We’ve been in our new house for about half a year now, but after unpacking our boxes and getting our 1950’s Rancher fixed up, we haven’t really begun to make the house our home. Part of the reason is that we will be remodeling eventually, so making a big investment on statement pieces or committing […]

DIY First Day Of School Signs

August 12, 2013 in All Posts, DIY

This weekend we were supposed to go on an impromptu Disneyland trip before school started, but we ended up staying home, so I had some time to make these cute First Day Of School Signs for my preschooler and pre-kindergartener. They were so easy to put together and will make a great photo prop for […]

Christmas Coaster Craft

December 21, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, Christmas, DIY, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Art, Preschool, Preschool Art, Toddler Activities, Toddler Art

Hey y’all! (No, I am not from Texas, but that’s the kind of mood I’m in today). Just wanted to share that we have an activity doing double duty as a holiday gift and DIY craft over at Kids Activities Blog that you will definitely want to check out – especially if you are tapped […]

{Craft} Quick Fourth of July Craft: Red, White & Blue Berry Basket

July 3, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY

After strawberry picking and visiting our abundant local farmer’s market, we had both a stash of organic blueberries and lots of leftover strawberry baskets: So, although we have been so busy that we haven’t done much in the way of Fourth of July crafting this year, this Red, White & Blue Berry Basket  helped us […]

{Craft} Yarn Wrapped Letters Nursery Gift

May 8, 2012 in All Posts, DIY

Need inspiration for a different take on the DIY monogram or a homemade nursery gift for a newborn? How about these Yarn Wrapped Letters: To give you an idea of how long it takes me to get around to doing any of the projects on my Crafty Bucket List, I was inspired by this, made […]

{Craft} DIY Personalized Drink Charms

March 28, 2012 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY

Here’s the final DIY party decor post from Hubby’s Curry, Cake & A Keg 40th birthday party:  Personalized Wine + Beer Charms! When we saw the rows of glasses lined up on the table on the day before the party, it dawned on us that we didn’t have any wine charms or another way for […]

{Craft} Tissue Paper Tile Coaster Tutorial

March 19, 2012 in All Posts, DIY

I loved these party napkin coasters Erin made at Nest For Less over the holidays and knew I had to make something similar for Hubby’s beer-themed 40th.  I ended up making homemade coasters using wrapping tissue paper and gift wrap in “manly” colors. This is one of the easiest, cheapest projects I’ve made, and one […]

{Craft} DIY Personalized Bottle Caps

March 5, 2012 in All Posts, DIY

For Hubby’s recent 40th, the theme was Curry, Cake and a Keg.  We had a keg of Sierra Nevada, lots of spicy Thai curries, and a special cake. Hubby said he didn’t want any type of theme-y cutesiness, but I had to make something.  So, I ended up making two things – homemade tile coasters (like […]