Pine Cone Turkey Craft For Kids

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I like to include a little activity for the kids at the Thanksgiving table.  Something to keep them occupied while the adults are finishing the meal or talking politics.  This pine cone turkey craft is the perfect solution.  A simple craft for little hands and they will love to take these mini creations home. Supplies needed to make your own pine cone turkey craft: Pine Cones Core’dinations Spotted Tillie Dot Paper Cricut Explore (or hand cut feathers from a template) Foam Sheets Brown Felt {Read More}

DIY Halloween Party Bone Straws

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Are you planning a fun DIY Halloween party this year?  These great bone party straws are super easy to make and will be the hit of the party.  Form your bones from clay, bake, and hot glue to straws.  So simple and yet so spooky! Supplies needed to make your own DIY Halloween party bone straws: Sculpey III Sampler Pack Plastic Clay Tool Set Rolling Pin Parchment Paper or other non-stick surface Striped Paper Straws Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks {Read More}

DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations: Hanging Mummy Ghost

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What do you do when Pottery Barn has an amazing Halloween mummy ghost but it is $99??!?!  You make it yourself.  I couldn’t afford to pay that much for seasonal decor but I could afford to get the items from Consumer Crafts and whip up DIY outdoor Halloween decorations myself in just minutes! My mummy ghost DIY outdoor Halloween decorations version is above and you can compare with the Pottery Barn original below.  Not an exact replica but scary enough {Read More}

DIY Paracord Macrame Gift Wrap

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Macrame is hitting main stream again and it is hot!  I wanted to give it a go with a couple of super simple projects.  My solution was DIY paracord macrame gift wrap.  I came up with two different ways to incorporate beginning macrame knots into pretty packages that are perfect for a birthday or any other celebration. All you need for this DIY paracord macrame gift wrap project is paracord! I used paracord in a variety of colors for my {Read More}

Succulent Planter Ideas: Mini Clay Pots Tutorial

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I love succulents.  They make a girl with a black thumb really happy.  Today I am sharing some mini clay succulent planter ideas that you can make yourself.  Don’t be intimidated.  Just channel your inner child, pretend this is play-doh, and get started making some small pots.  Your succulents will love them and you will love the look in your home. Supplies needed for these clay succulent planter ideas: Clay Sample Pack (I used two of the bricks from this {Read More}

Back to School Countdown Calendar

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Summer is winding to a close and school will be starting before you know it.  Relish those last days of summer fun with this back to school countdown calendar.  We have added a fun activity to each day for you to do with your kids.  Make the countdown calendar, add the activities of your choice, then let them start each day with a fun surprise activity.  This is a great way to end summer on a fun note for little {Read More}

DIY Bird Feeder Monogram

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Grab a few supplies and make this DIY bird feeder monogram with your kids this summer.  It is a quick and easy project that is perfect for little hands.  Plus after it is up in the tree, you can bird watch for a while as your little friends eat the seed from your monogram. Supplies needed to make your own DIY bird feeder monogram: Paper Mache Letter of Your Choice (I used an 8 inch variety) Bird Seed Honey Twine {Read More}

4th of July Decor: DIY Button Flag Tray

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It is that time of year y’all.  You can break out the red, white, and blue for a festive 4th of July party.  This 4th of July decor button flag tray is the perfect addition to the center of your holiday table.  Or make a large version of this 4th of July decor tray to serve up patriotic desserts or drinks.  Either way this 4th of July decor tray looks extremely cool and complicated to make.  The buttons almost look like {Read More}

Pottery Barn Knock Off: Glass Buoy Vase Filler

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I have been in love with a glass buoy vase filler that has been on the Pottery Barn website.  When I realized I could make about 80 for the price they wanted for 6….I was sold!  Grab a few supplies from Consumer Crafts and make this fun nautical decor in just a few minutes. The picture of the original Pottery Barn version is below. You can see why I love them so much right? Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}