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Monday, February 17, 2014

Fimo Clay Bead Necklace

Lately I have been working on a ton of projects. I just haven't finished one. So when A girlfriend showed me a necklace she recently bought for over $50.
The necklace is adorable.  I loved the bright colors. But the price... Not so much.  I thought is looked super simple to make so I decided to give it a try. Everyone has seen the simple bubble gum necklaces. These are just as adorable and reusable!

Monday, December 2, 2013

Jingle Bells Wreath

While shopping at a boutique I found an adorable Jingle Bell Wreath.  I decide I could make my own with some amazing polka dot burlap I found at Walmart.  This wreath is super simple and quick to make.  

Friday, November 8, 2013

Gold Tinted Mercury Glass DIY

I love the look of mercury glass.  I have seen it all over in the store. It gives home decor that vintage feel.  I thought it would be fun to have some mercury glass mixed into my Holiday decor and with gold coming back in I thought I would try my hand at gold tinted mercury glass.  

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

How to make Grapevine Ball Decorations

I have this crafty friend. She makes all kinds of great things on a whim.  Every time I go to her house she has something new to show me.  She is super talented at painting and jewelry making.  (Both things not my strong point.)  But one day I saw these cool grapevine orbs. She has 2 of them sitting on her porch. The first question out of my mouth, "Where did you get those?"  They were truly amazing.  Then she preceded to tell me she made them.  My heart stopped knowing I was unable to make them because the snow had already begun to fall. So no more grapevines for the season.  So I kept this beautiful spheres in the back of my mind until fall.   
So this year I have been anticipating this project!  I visited family who had grapes and harvested the vines myself and a few grapes too!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Painted Pull Back Cars {Kid Craft}

With summer in full swing I often find my kids bored to tears with nothing to do except watch T.V. and play video games.    So I love to find a fun craft for them that fits all ages.  So today I am sharing my painted pull back cars. We made these a while ago and my kids loved it.  They painted for an hour or so then spend the afternoon racing there cars.  A perfect activity when you are trying to beat the heat or stuck inside.  

Friday, June 28, 2013

DIY Woven Bracelets

I was taking a leisurely walk around Joanns a few weeks ago and discovered they had this amazing braided trim on the mini bolts in the trim section.  I loved the color and searched for a few more.  They were the perfect colors for a spring bracelet.  Add a little of this and a little of that and voile you have some funky bright colored bracelets for summer! Check out how I did them.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Easy DIY Knit Headband

 I was at Joann's the other day.  There were 2 teenage girls buying knit fabric.  I asked them what they were going to make.  They showed me a headband they had purchased and figured they could make them.  So I took a look at the headband, gave them a few sewing tips and off they went to make their headbands.  I started thinking and decided to make a few of my own. These headband are super simple.  And stylish too.  I have even teamed up with Ashley over at Flats to Flip Flops to show you how to fashion your head band.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Girls Inspiration Collage Wall + Free Printable

I have been working on a little something for my daughter. Growing up is tough.  I want her to have strong role models that lift her up and make her feel good about herself, to always look for the good, have courage, know that beauty is not everything and when hard times come, to know that she can do it.
  I love collage walls. So I decided to combine my collage wall with a few inspirational quotes. The collage wall will serve as daily reminder of what she is capable of.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Modge Podge Photo Transfer {Vintage Sign}

I am so excited to share this new product to you today. I recently had the opportunity to try the new
Modge Podge Photo transfer.  After watching a video on the product, I was instantly in love. This stuff can turn any fabric, metal, glass or wood into a craft dream,  transfer any photo copied picture into a beautiful art piece.  After debating ideas in my head I decided on a sign.  I needed a great photo and spot to place it.  It's a good thing I have bloggy friends who love creative things in their homes.  Andie from MaybeIwill.com had the perfect spot for me.  Her little boys room was in need of a funky Vintage piece of art.  Here is what I came up with.

Friday, February 22, 2013

10 St. Patrick's Day projects for your home.

Today I compiled a few Home decor projects for St. Patrick's Day. Lucky You! I love that you can use anything green, seeds, Christmas ornaments or flowers. Anything goes. So here are just a few to inspire you to create a little green for yourself! 

Friday, February 15, 2013

Business Card Holder DIY

This year I have the opportunity to attend 2 blog conferences. Build Your Blog with the  Six Sisters Stuff and Snap! In preparation to go I have made an adorable Business card holder.  I found a few online and they were not the right size so I made my own.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Valentines Teacher & Classmate idea

This year for my boys teacher, I wanted to find something fun and humorous for them. I thought this little saying says it all.  "I hope you Valentines doesn't Suck this year.  I paired with with one of those cool drinking cups that are ever so popular.  Fill it with a yummy treat and you are ready to go.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Wishing Wand Valentines

This year I am Wishing you a Happy Valentines day!!!

My little girl loves anything princess or fairies.  So this year I came up with Wishing Wand Valentines.  Inexpensive and easy to make, your little miss can personalize each wand.  The best part if this Valentine is after your little miss is done with her wishing wand she can use her wand as a pencil! So grab your supplies, make a wish  and whip up your Valentines the old fashion way in less than 30 minutes.

Friday, January 11, 2013

A "Tweet" Valentine {Free Printable}

With Valentines approaching I have been working on cute Valentines printables for all to share.
Here is another quick Valentine Printable just for you. Cute for any guy or gal, elderly neighbor,or class mate.  Print, Cut and pair with a "Sweet Tweet"

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