Category Archives: let’s get crafty

9 fun & flashy gold diy projects

9 fun & flashy gold diy projects
Got gold on the brain? For the past week, we’ve been immersed in the celebration of the Olympics and all of the talk of gold medals. We’ve been inspired by the accomplishments of these amazing athletes and this time around we bring you 9 ways to add a little glitzy gold into your own daily routine. Keep reading to find your favorite way to cure any case of gold fever… Cocktail hour just got .

color play spray chalk

color play spray chalk
Miss Marlo has never met a spray bottle she didn’t love so I was quite certain she would have a happy time playing with these pretty primary colors. You most likely already have a few of the ingredients you need to create a colorful sidewalk in your kitchen already.  You could use food coloring to color your concoction or for a more stain friendly option choose washable tempera paints.  I picked up my spray containers at .

8 diy wall art projects to adorn your abode

8 diy wall art projects to adorn your abode
Even if you don’t have a creative bone in your body these home decor projects are a piece of cake. So, forget about your fear of a paintbrush or tackling a difficult project–these beautiful designs don’t require an art degree…just your willingness to have some fun! Which of these pretty projects appeals to your sense of style? Check out these chic DIY Bohemian Beaded Knots Wall Hangings over on Dream Green DIY. If you .

7 sophisticated popsicle stick crafts

7 sophisticated popsicle stick crafts
Popsicle stick crafts–join in on the fun and whip up something cool in the blink of an eye. These practical pieces of wood are the perfect building block for lots of fun and functional items that can be used around your home. Build a shelf for displaying a favorite item or create something beautiful to wear on your wrist. We even found a way to use them to break up the monotony of your .

get crafty with a pretty pom pom project

get crafty with a pretty pom pom project
Anyone can make a pom pom, but these smart bloggers have taken them to a whole new level. They’re incorporating these fluffy, fun creations in everything from a party hat to a wreath. Pick your favorite color of yarn and you’re good to go–stay subtle with soothing neutrals or make a real statement with wild hues. It’s all up to you! Any princess will be proud to wear this DIY Balloon Floral Crown. Angie .

celebrate dad this year with a homemade handprint gift

celebrate dad this year with a homemade handprint gift
Little hands…they’re not around for long! Father’s Day is the perfect time to preserve memories of your kiddo’s handprints by incorporating them into a unique gift that will leave a lasting impression on Dad. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an artist to put together any of these fun offerings that any father will treasure for years to come…   Coffee Cups and Crayons has got you covered with easy to follow instructions .

party animal cupcakes

party animal cupcakes
Our little lady just turned two! We celebrated her big day with party animal cupcakes inspired by our many trips to the zoo. I got these cute critters at Party City and dolled them up with some frilly ribbon I had around the studio.  You could also use foil pipe cleaners.  I then created a printable page of ‘2’ toppers, used a 3/4″ paper punch and glued them on to sucker sticks.  You can download the .

8 imaginative ways to recycle a wood pallet

8 imaginative ways to recycle a wood pallet
To many people an old pallet may just look like a pile of wood that should be tossed out, but to some it represents a world of possibilities. Wood that can be re-used, re-cycled, or up-cycled into something decorative or functional for your home and family. We think it’s worth taking a peek at what these clever bloggers came up with… Add a beautiful splash of color to your backyard with this DIY Upcycled .

6 great games to play at a wedding shower

6 great games to play at a wedding shower
Entertaining guests at a wedding shower is no easy task. In between the food and the opening of gifts, there always needs to be a sprinkling of fun for friends and family. Get them involved in the festivities by playing one of these updated games at your next shower–not a bingo board in sight, we promise!   “Who Has the Groom?”–a cute way to incorporate the men of the wedding into a game. Lisa .

control chaos with a DIY family command center

control chaos with a DIY family command center
A place for everything and everything in its place…ahhh, if only the world actually worked like that! Fortunately, a few of our fellow bloggers have taken this problem to task and come up with some clever projects that will help you cut down on the clutter of everyday home life. Depending on the needs of your household, you can start with just a binder that organizes your paperwork or go all out and create .