Top 10 Posts for Week Ending April 25th

  10. Freebie | Filmstrip Template & Cut File 9. Freebie | Printable Paper Feathers + Cut File 8. Tutorial | DIY Decorative Tape 7. Article | Printing Blog Posts for Your Scrapbook 6. Freebie | Library Card Pocket Template 5. Tutorial | Gift Card Envelopes 4. Photography | 7 Ways to Create Depth of […]

10 Gluten-Free Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Here are some gluten-free recipes to help you ring in Cinco De Mayo or anytime you feel like eating Mexican food. For me that could be every night, luckily I try to cook more for my family. Even if you don’t have to eat gluten-free, give the recipes a try. Click here on 10 gluten-free […]

DIY Photo Bugs for Mother’s Day

These little photo bugs are adorable. Made from Premo by Pauline of Chica Circle, these are great Mother’s Day gift ideas that kids can do. Make some photo bugs in your mom’s favourite hues and add a few recent pictures or works of art. Turn your photo holder into a fridge version by adding a […]

Project: Mother’s Day Card

Gina K. has a video tutorial on her blog showing how to make this beautiful orchid card for Mother’s Day. She’ll show you how to heat emboss with clear powder and color the stamped image with markers for a pretty soft look. Click here to watch. -Heather

Felted Stone Rug

Lori of “yes, i MADE that” blogs out of Canada created this beautiful felted stone rug with different wools.  She used roving for some of the balls and felted sweaters for some and yarn for others.  I posted this rug three years ago and I think this is worth a repost. Lori’s use of felted […]

Crock Pot Carnitas

I love Mexican food and one of my favorite meals is the carnitas. In fact, I hope they take me to a my favorite Mexican restaurant for Mother’s Day! If not I’m going to try this recipe at home and enjoy carnitas once a week, even if my family complains! Here is one dish for […]

Project and Freebie: Beach Lamp

Susanne Rose has a stunning home decor project she made over on her blog. She designed a Sihouette Studio die cut file for the lamp and decorated it with die cut shapes and stamped images for a wonderful beach themed light. She’s got info on how she made it along with the lamp base die […]

Homemade Herb and Spice Play Dough

Play dough is always a hit with kids of all ages. Play dough can be even more fun when it is homemade! Georgina, from Craftulate, took making play dough to a new level when she added herbs and spices to her favorite recipe. Making and playing with the dough is already a wonderful sensory experience […]

Product Review: Personalized Stamps from Three Designing Women

Even if you don’t consider yourself much of a stamper, Three Designing Women’s personalized stamps are a must-have for any crafty gal. These handy stamps are super easy to use and can be personalized with your name, address, and whatever other details you want. The “Handmade for You” design featured above is perfect for adding […]

Great Ideas To Bring New Life To An Old Bird Bath

How many of you have a birdbath in your yard that is either falling apart or just doesn’t seem to have as many visitors as it once did?  If you have been thinking of tossing out that birdbath, you may want to take a look at this post before doing so.  Repurposing your garden decor […]

9 Patterns To Make Your Own Tote Bags

With the Summer months quickly approaching, our calendars will start to fill up and vacations will be planned.  Make sure you have the right bag needed for you getaway.  These 9 patters are all great for a tote bag to fit whatever you need for a weekend retreat, and they are super cute too.  Which […]

Making A Hanging Baby’s Breath Ball

Baby’s breath is quickly becoming a more popular flower to use in weddings, not only because it is extremely affordable, but because of it’s versatility.  It can easily be used in a more laid back and rustic wedding, or dressed up and adorned with bling and glitter to fit into the more formal setting.  This […]

Balsa Wood House

See how to create a simple but modern Balsa Wood house on the blog Delineate your Dwelling. Amy sent in a link to her project and I think it is a really cool and unique idea. I would love to hang one on the wall and put small decor and fun things in it. As […]

Saturday Inspirations Week 8

I really loved this slanted design from a publicity poster for this documentary about the Eames’. Here’s my page The page title and journaling were inspired by this article that I read around the same time. Hope this sparks some inspiration for you!  

Giveaway: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

This book has been on the bestseller list of Amazon for a while now, and we had even organized a giveaway last month. You can see why it is so popular: This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method […]

Agua Fresca

I love drinking water, but there are some people that have a really hard time unless it is flavored. Here is a great solution to drink more water and enjoy your fruit. I can see us enjoying these a lot over the summer. Serve these to the kids on Cinco de Mayo with an umbrella, […]

A one-block quilt + pattern + tutorial

Amber of A Little Bit Biased celebrates her finished vintage-inspired quilt with a photo shoot of it outside in a setting as beautiful as the quilt itself. She used a single block,  the “Single Wedding Ring”, then repeated it to make this beauty. Best of all, she shares links to the pattern and video tutorial she used […]

Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow

This speech bubble chalkcloth pillow can say anything you want it to say!  LiZ and Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. show how you can make one. I love this idea! The sewing is pretty simple, but it makes a big statement. (Sorry, couldn’t resist the opportunity for a bad pun…) Click below to go […]

Roundup of Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas

If you’re planning anything fun for Cinco de Mayo, The Crafting Chicks have compiled a wonderful roundup filled with bright and colorful decorations, favors, and free printables. My personal favorite is the pinatas, but there’s something here to fit almost every type of party planning need. Click here for details.

Chocolate and flower bouquet perfect for Mother’s Day

I was looking around for some Mother’s Day ideas and this one caught my eye. It’s a classic combo of flowers and chocolate but I can’t say I have ever seen the chocolate in the center of the flower. Pop on over to the blog Madigan Made for the easy tutorial on how to make […]