Incorporating gratitude into our everyday lives can be somewhat of a challenge, but taking the time to remind yourself of exactly what matters the most can be life changing. Over time, it can shift your mindset from missing what you don’t have–to being thankful for what you do. Thanks to these resourceful bloggers, you can start this practice today using one of their ingenious tools… Dani from Positively Present invites you to take .
When it came to deciding on a costume for Lolo’s second Halloween, I wanted something fairly easy to make that was comfortable & cozy and it had to be cute (of course). After perusing high and low for inspiration on pinterest, I decided on a kitty cat for all the above reasons and because she is super curious about EVERYTHING plus she is currently copying most things Steve and I do. The cool thing about this costume is you can use .
Fresh out of ideas for a costume this year? Here at Catching Fireflies we love costumes that come with a side of laughter. Thanks to the endlessly clever minds of a few fellow bloggers, we bring you a collection of costume ideas that are sure to appeal to your funny bone. If social media is your thing, then this #Hashtag Halloween Costume is right up your alley. Lauren from The Thinking Closet drew her .
If you’ve got a baby in the house–odds are you’ve got quite a few baby food jars on your hands. Instead of tossing them, try one of these crafty projects and turn that empty ordinary jar into a work of art. Also, if you’ve been on the prowl for homemade gift ideas–these really fit the bill. Use these DIY Anthropologie Inspired Spice Jars to store spices or any odds and ends in the house. .
Time to change things up around the house a little? If your bedroom is in need of a makeover, you’ve come to the right place. Have you grown tired of your existing headboard?–or maybe you don’t even have one yet. Headboards can easily become a statement accessory in the bedroom, so we think it’s a the perfect way to express your sense of style. Here are a few really great ideas to inspire you… .
Inspired by the book, sneaky art and this surprise stone family spotted in our Ann Arbor catching fireflies courtyard this August, I decided it would be fun to spread some smiles of our own during our stay South Haven. Filippa, our Swedish daughter and I collected a nice collection of smooth stones in-between building sand castles for Lolo to smash. After sunset we headed to the local Walmart and picked up a few black and white .
Ready to turn your everyday snapshots into works of art? If you’re a little overwhelmed by all the options out there, this post is for you! We’ve sifted through a long list and have highlighted a few our of favorite iphone photo apps featured by fellow bloggers…even one that will transform your picture into a watercolor painting. Jenny Collier is just one of the many fans of the PicTapGo app–this one seems to .
Unless you have a system in place, it’s very easy for your jewelry to get all in a tangle. All it takes is tossing a few things into a drawer without thinking and before your know it–you’ve got a real mess on your hands. We spend way too much on our jewels to let this happen, so we went in search of new ways to organize your baubles. Use one of these ingenious .
We love firefly season but you can light up your room all year long with this easy to make glow-in-the-dark firefly jar. My 13 year old niece, Morgan came to stay us for a few days this summer so I flew this cool craft project idea by her and she gave me the thumbs up! You can use any glass jar you fancy. Our collection included a spaghetti sauce jar from the recycling, a small mason jar and cheese .
Fairy gardens are popping up everywhere! It’s so easy to fill these magical playgrounds with charming fairies and other goodies, but sometimes the first step can be a challenge. Containers are be the perfect solution to this problem. They give you a starting point for your enchanting space and can range from a simple teacup to suitcase or anything in between. One more thing we like~containers make fairy gardens completely portable. Pick up .