Category Archives: let’s get crafty

cute and creative wedding shower decorations

cute and creative wedding shower decorations
A wedding shower can and should be fun — after all, it’s an excuse to gather with friends, throw a party, and celebrate the soon-to-be newlyweds. If you’re hosting a wedding shower and need some creative and personalized ideas, read on for our top picks.Let party-goer’s fill a memory jar instead of signing a guest book to leave special notes for the bride and groom.Give the bride- and groom-to-be some newlywed date night ideas. .

ultra-cool upcycled plastic bottles

ultra-cool upcycled plastic bottles
DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. Check out these 6 cute crafts, so cute it’s hard to believe that they’re made out of an empty plastic water bottles.Organize your kids art table by making these cute zipper containers to store art supplies.Decorate your campsite by hanging these colorful wind spirals made from water bottles.Keep it pretty – cut off the tops of empty bottles and make .

Whimsical Ways To Decorate Your Easter Eggs

Whimsical Ways To Decorate Your Easter Eggs
What a fun way to decorate Easter eggs – with a Sharpie marker! There are bold, to thin tips in Sharpies nowadays and you can easily use the variety of colors as well. Check out some fun, yet easy ways to decorate your eggs this year…Create random designs and little doodles – gems, triangles, hash marks, lines, and curly q’s.Make your own retro style Easter eggs featuring everyone’s nursery rhyme favorite.Try these simple designs .

festive diy birthday party garland ideas

festive diy birthday party garland ideas
Snazz up your birthday party with these cute DIY garland ideas. Add the perfect pop of color to your home while keeping it affordable and easy. String them up on a backyard fence, attach them to a plain white wall in your home, or style them down a staircase.Check out our top picks for easy-to-make party garlands:This DIY ruffled tissue garland is seriously simple and costs next to nothing. You won’t even use a .

endless creativity with contact paper

endless creativity with contact paper
Not digging your current decor? Shape up your surroundings with a roll of contact paper. This cool and colorful paper is also a super solution for anyone living in a rental or apartment where painting isn’t an option. If you’re not sure where to start, take note of these ingenious projects that might fit right into your own home! One Project Closer can show you how easy it is to makeover your bathroom. We .

a little inspiration to create your own silly snowman

a little inspiration to create your own silly snowman
As winter winds down, it’s time to take full advantage of the snow and think out of the box. Once you get a look at these crazy and cute snowmen, you’ll never go back to the “traditional” style. Have fun coming up with your own unique spin on these cleverly created snow people!   This one’s a hands-down favorite (Buzzfeed) Literally chillin’ out (Pinterest) I guess it would be helpful to head to Florida .

too cute toddler valentines

too cute toddler valentines
When I was little I loved making handmade valentines for my classmates every year so I thought I would start this fun tradition with Miss Marlo. We picked up some water color paper, liquid water color paints and some pretty paint brushes from catching fireflies to get the project started.  I also colored some tiny hearts with white crayons on the paper before she painted so they would appear like magic when she would brush over them.   After .

truffle making party

truffle making party
Tis the season for decadent chocolates, thoughtful gifts for ones you love and fun Friday nights so I decided to host a little get together with my Kensington Church high school girls small group and took care of all three! I’ve blogged about how easy it is to make truffles before so you can grab the recipe there.  This time I did 3 batches to offer some variety.  They all have the same base of Ghirardelli .

7 delightful DIY valentine mailboxes for the kiddos

7 delightful DIY valentine mailboxes for the kiddos
Every kid in the class needs a cool place to stash their Valentine’s Day cards. We rounded up quite a few choices for the favorite little boys and girls in your life. These are made from things around the house and can be easily tackled with just a *little* help from the adults. Keep reading to figure out which sweet mailbox will win your heart… Don’t even think about tossing that empty tissue box…Krissy .

7 charming snail mail ideas

7 charming snail mail ideas
In our world today of cell phones & computers…the art of the hand-written letter that arrives in your mailbox has become a thing of the past for many of us. We say it’s high time to bring back beloved snail mail! No typed email will ever replace the surprise and thrill of receiving a sweet letter, card, or package that’s been thoughtfully put  together. To start this revolution, we’re directing you to a few .