5 Tips for Sewing Curtains

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5 Tips for Sewing Curtains  is sponsored by Zazzle.  All opinions and craftiness are our own.  Hey friends! Today I am sharing a project that has been on my to-do list for far too long.  I have been sewing up a storm and have made some curtains for my daughter’s room.  I thought I’d share some tips for sewing curtains with you!  We are also

Dollar Greek Key Desk Upgrade

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Hey friends!  Last week I shared how I made this super simple wire memo board for my daughter.  I also shared that she is growing up so fast and that I am trying to jazz up her room a little.  Today, I want to show you guys how I gave her a greek key desk upgrade. This was one of those projects where I had in

DIY Wire Memo Board

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This post is part of a campaign with Shutterfly and LooksiSquare.  All opinions are entirely our own.   Recently, I have been busy having some major mom moments… realizing that my children are growing up faster than I can keep up with.  My oldest daughter, Ann, will be graduating in a few weeks from elementary school and middle school on the horizon seems large and

Painting Confetti Dot Pots


 Warmer weather is coming and the kids will want to head outside. Want a fun project that you can get your kids involved in? DecoArt has an amazing line of Patio Paints in a rainbow of colors for all those outdoor craft and diy projects.  These adorable painted terra cotta Confetti Dot Pots are a great diy project to tackle with them. Fun colors, polka dots,

How To Make Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings


 I really do love spring. The warmer weather, signs of life, beautiful colors, and the sounds of chirping birds. It all makes me smile and warms my heart. He really does make all things new. My parents were here this weekend. They are in their mid-seventies and still oh so active. My kids are old enough now that the conversations about life and future are

Spice Tin Vase

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I don’t know about you, but I love a fresh flowers and really enjoy decorating around my home when I am able.  Sometimes, just having a few bountiful blooms can really make an impact.  I am sharing how to display those beautiful flowers using a vase made out of something everyone has in their kitchen cabinet.  Let’s learn how to make a Spice Tin Vase!

Vintage Inspired Photo Display & Storage Box

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I love pictures of my family!  I consider them to be the most valuable thing in my home.  We always look through our old photos and ooh and ah over our little ones.  Today, I am sharing one of my favorite projects for storing my precious pictures… this Vintage-Inspired Photo Display and Storage Box.  Not only will your pictures be safe and protected, you will

Paper Mache Gift Boxes

Gorgeous butterfly gift boxes made from paper mache boxes. A gift in itself via Uncommon Designs

 I love creating something special for a gift, and when I can create the box to put the gift in too…well…that is extra special.  Paper mache’ boxes are a great way to “wrap” a gift. These beautiful Butterfly Gift Boxes are a gift in themselves.  You can customize the boxes in any color you would like, and embellish the tops in a zillion ways. I

Monogrammed Burlap Clipboard


We are proud to be a part of the DecoArt core blogging team. We were given product and compensation but all craftiness is 100% ours.  Oh how my daughter loves a monogram! I really think she would put them on everything, from school stuff to clothes. Combine her love for them with a teen wanting to keep everything and display it all, and we came

Painted Wooden Corbel Bookends


We are proud to be a part of the DecoArt Core Blogging Team. We were given product and compensation but all craftiness and opinions are 100% our own. Sometimes a craft project is inspired by a memory from your childhood. For me, my grandparent’s house held a lot of incredible memories. The big band music that was always playing on a turntable, her in the