Valentine’s Day Decorations: Mix and Match Banner Bunting


I love the look of mix and matched materials to create holiday decor. For Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t decide on red or pink, so I decided using both would be a great compromise. Today, I’ll show you how to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations using a variety of materials. You can mix and match to use your favorite color combination and get a look you’ll love. Supplies needed to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations: White and Red Card {Read More}

New Year’s Eve Party Free Printable


New Year’s Eve for us usually consists of a few board games, snacks, and the kids desperately trying to stay awake to watch the ball fall at midnight. The little ones usually don’t make it, but we always have a fun night anyway. One of our traditions is to photograph the kids and have them write down some of their favorite things from the past year and about themselves. I began this tradition when my oldest was four and have {Read More}

Last Minute Customizable DIY Gift Calendar


Need a quick last minute gift? Or maybe something inexpensive you can give to a large group? This last minute DIY gift calendar covers both! Supplies needed to make your own DIY gift calendar: 3.5″x5.5″ Tin (under two bucks!) White Cardstock Customizable Calendar printables (1, 2, 3) Magnets Easy, right? Cute, personal, and cheap…that’s my kind of gift! When you print out the calendar cards, you’ll notice that there’s a large blank section in the middle. You can, of course, {Read More}

“Love You to Pieces” DIY Father’s Day Gift

Love You to Pieces DIY Fathers Day Gift

My husband’s favorite candy are Reese’s Pieces and peanut butter cups. Every year on his birthday and Father’s Day, the kids give him a pack of Reese’s, which he always enjoys. This year, I thought we could make him a special bag to hold the Reese’s Pieces to switch things up. Using a white favor bag, scrapbook paper, and a free printable I was able to make a “Love you to pieces” gift in under 15 minutes. Supplies needed to {Read More}

Gratitude Chalkboard Calendar


With Halloween less than a week away, many of you are already moving onto crafting for Thanksgiving. (Not me, of course, I’m still working hard on costumes!) Here’s a fun project that can be used, not only as decor, but also as a great way to open up a dialogue on gratitude with your kids and family. I ended up liking my Gratitude Calendar so much that I think I’ll keep it up year-round! Supplies needed to create your own {Read More}