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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 […]

2015 Blog Planner Cover

It’s finally finished, with a few day to spare. My 2015 printable blog planner and calendar — designed to help you (and me) stay organized and keep our blogging businesses on track in 2015. (If you’re not a blogger, don’t worry, I have a planner and calendar for you, too!) Since blogging is my job, […]

Family Advent Traditions with a Guardians of the Galaxy Twist #OwntheGalaxy #cbias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias Have I ever told you about our family’s advent traditions? We have a lot of fun with the countdown to Christmas — everything from daily advent presents, advent calendars and our own wacky take on Elf […]

Learn how to make an antiqued bamboo cutting board, a perfect addition to a gourmet gift basket this holiday season.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post may include affiliate links. #HoneyForHolidays #DonVictor #CollectiveBias Everyone loves a gift basket full of goodies for the holidays. Instead of cookies and sweets, this one is filled with gourmet cheeses, crackers, bread and premium honey. Add […]

No-Sew Snowman Christmas Ornaments

When’s the last time you made a craft that uses old socks? Well, you’re going to need a pair of fuzzy socks — old or new — plus some quilt batting and other craft supplies for this fun no-sew craft. I’m excited to be participating in another No-Sew Showcase with some of my favorite bloggers. […]

Learn how to make candles then make a batch of these Santa's cookies and milk candles for Christmas. They' smell yummy and they're adorable packaged in milk bottles painted with DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish paint. #decoartprojects #chalkyfinish #spon

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. Why not send Santa home with a full belly and a gift of his own on Christmas Eve? The jolly guy is sure to love these handmade cookies and milk candles, which smell yummy. […]