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Upcycle a deep dish pizza pan into a wine barrel tray or a wine barrel sign inspired by Ballard Designs

My next door neighbor is the district manager for a pizza chain, and recently they were getting rid of a bunch of deep dish pizza pans. His wife offered me a few. I took them, knowing I could make something from them. Of course, I had no ideas what that would be, but I added […]

This is one of my favorite Easter egg decorating ideas. Photocopy old storybooks and use Mod Podge to decoupage the eggs.

I love all things vintage, especially when it comes to children’s storybooks and artwork. This craft pays tribute to one of my favorite children’s book, The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward. It was a story my parents read to me, and now I love reading it with my son. The […]

Learn how to DIY your own Oscars party decorations and where to buy fabulous favors like the golden chocolate Oscars statues and personalized bouquets featured in this awesome Oscars party from AttaGirlSays.com

I’ve had quite a few questions about my Oscars party favors, decor and swag. So I thought it would be a good idea to do a separate post detailing my sources and showing you how you can DIY your own Oscars party favors and decorations. I’ll be including printables, free cut files for your Silhouette, […]

Learn how to make a faux pallet wood sign using foam sheets , paint and other materials. You can get the same look as wood but without the weight or having to use power tools.

Remember last week when I shared my Valentine’s Day vignette and the love story of how my husband and I first met? You may have spied the typography heart artwork and thought it was made from pallet wood. But it’s not! No power tools were required in the making of this sign! Just craft supplies! […]

Know a kid who is Minecraft obsessed? They'll love these simple, free printable Minecraft Valentines. Click here to print your own. Add a Perler bead heart to make them even better!

Valentine’s Day is very tricky business when you’re an 8-year-old boy. You absolutely do not want want the word “love” appearing anywhere on the card in case some little girl gets the wrong idea. And any old Valentine card won’t do. Only a few themes are cool enough for second graders! Minecraft is at the […]

Learn how to distress painted wood: and make these cute display frames for collectibles and other items you want to showcase.

Please tell me I’m not the only one who buys craft and decorating supplies without an idea for how I’m going to use them. When I spied a box of small oval, 70s era frames at a yard sale, I knew I had to have them. So what if I didn’t have a specific plan […]

Aren't these sew cute? Download and these free printable Valentine's Day cards, then embellish them with simple sewing notions. Let your creativity go wild!

I have a treat for you today! I’m participating in a Valentine’s Day blog hop, hosted by Abbey of The Cards We Drew. Sixty of us are sharing our ideas for do-it-yourself Valentines. You’ll find lots of ideas for Valentine’s Day gifts and cards for your sweetie, your kids, your friends, your family and anyone […]

Looking for some easy, do-it-yourself Super Bowl party decorations? These football pennants and pom-poms are easy enough for kids to make. There's absolutely no sewing involved, and they're made from a durable weather-proof material. Click for the free pattern and a video tutorial.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Fairfield World, but I only share products I use and love. This post includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Even though our team was eliminated early in the playoffs, we are still planning on throwing a Super Bowl party. I whipped up these […]

Downton Abbey party ideas, crafts, recipes, printables and more

I’m celebrating two momentous events today — my birthday and the return of Downton Abbey, one of my favorite television shows. So, of course I had to throw a party! And the best part is that you’re all invited to link up your own Downton Abbey inspired projects. When you do, your post will be […]

New Years Eve Party Printable for Designated Drivers

The countdown to the new year is on! We’ll be celebrating at a low-key get-together with neighbors, for kids and adults. How about you? If you have a party planned, then I have a free printable to celebrate the designated drivers. They truly are the life of the party. I created the printable as part […]