Archive for the ‘Crafting’ Category

IKEA Hack for an alcove or Niche!

IKEA Hack for an alcove or Niche!
As you may know if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook - we recently sold our house, and moved into a new neighborhood! Moving can be overwhelming. Common stressors include everything from helping kids deal with a move, to finding ways to decorate your new space on a budget! That’s where this...
July 25th, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

Tips for Spring Cleaning the Playhouse!

Tips for Spring Cleaning the Playhouse!
Several years ago my dad built a playhouse from scratch – its treasured by our family and taking care of it is important to us. But spring cleaning a normal house is a bit different than a playhouse! Here are a few tips for bringing Spring to your Playhouse! Taking your playhouse from eek to chic! Playhouses...
April 21st, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

What to do with the Palms from Church!

What to do with the Palms from Church!
Did you get palms this past Sunday? I did too. And if you’re like me – you want to save them, but aren’t quite sure how to keep them looking nice. Problem solved! You can fold your palms into beautiful crosses, and they will dry that way! ——> Here is a Step by step guide...
April 15th, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

Build a Cardboard Slide!

Build a Cardboard Slide!
Ever get cooped up at home with the kids – they’re  bored, and you’re out of ideas? Why not become the coolest parent alive – and build a cardboard slide on your stairs!? I’m serious! A cardboard Stair Slide is super fun, uses up your extra cardboard – and your kids...
January 26th, 2014 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!
Our family is getting ready to embark on a Disney Vacation – and for the first time ever Disney is using MagicBands! A MagicBand goes around your wrist and acts as your room key, your money, your meal pass and has your Fast Pass+ reservations on it. In short – your MagicBand is your everything!...
January 18th, 2014 | All things Disney, Crafting, General | Read More

Make a Burlap Valentines Day Wreath!

Make a Burlap Valentines Day Wreath!
Sometimes I just want a wreath to celebrate an upcoming holiday, without spending a million dollars on a pre-made one! Those pre-made wreaths at craft stores, and department stores can cost a pretty penny. Why not create your own Valentines Day wreath? And better yet – why not use one of the hottest...
January 16th, 2014 | Crafting, General, How To | Read More

Guerilla Knitters and Yarn Bombing!

Guerilla Knitters and Yarn Bombing!
I’ve always been a fan of random acts of kindness, and random acts of art. But recently I’ve come across random several random acts of knitting, popping up all over the Dallas Fort Worth area!  A kind of soft and cuddly urban graffiti -yarn bombing inspires groups of so called guerrilla...
December 19th, 2013 | Crafting, General, To Do in DFW | Read More

Chalkboard Pumpkins!

Chalkboard Pumpkins!
I LOVE the fall! And while I’m not rushing it, I just had to share another  fall project with you, because I think its a great one to do a little early! Chalkboard Pumpkins! Chalkboard pumpkins are great, not only because you can decorate them in anyway you like, matching them to your style and...
August 30th, 2013 | Crafting, Featured, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Barn Art!

Barn Art!
The creative and playful mind is a wonderful thing. And if I had to think of one person who personifies that kind of thinker – I would always think of my father first! He’s been creating and inventing things as long as I’ve known him, and it’s a lot of fun to watch. As many of...
July 26th, 2013 | Crafting, Featured, General | Read More

Statue of Liberty Craft & Costume

Statue of Liberty Craft & Costume
The Statue of Liberty stands in the New York Harbor, and is a symbol of Freedom Lighting the way. It can be tricky to teach kids about symbols, and this Statue of Liberty craft and costume are super easy, but can really help bring history alive for them. Its also a great way to start talking about American...
June 28th, 2013 | Crafting, Featured, General, Kid Fun! | Read More