Halloween 2017

I tried face painting for the first time this year. I posted pictures in the order I tried them: We Happy Few My first try was with nothing but grease-paint…and a really frayed brush. I know that I could make … Continue reading


DIY sign

I made this sign for a meal train sign up table. 

Items used

  • Foam board-white, sprayed with chalkboard paint. You can also use black foam board.
  • Fabric tape
  • Chalkboard markers
  • Chalk

I used the chalk to trace over the letters I wanted on the board and then filled them in with the markers. So print your type, turn the chalk on its side and cover the back of the paper with chalk, flip it over and trace the letters with a pen, remove the paper and then trace letter with chalk marker. Clean up chalk dust.




Jar of Hearts


For Mother’s Day me and my husband gave his mom money to spend at her up coming beach trip! We didn’t want to just hand her cash and send her on her way so I decided to fold them into little origami hearts and fill a jar.

First, you will need to learn how to fold money into an origami heart. I learned from Huy Bui on snapguide.com

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Open When… Gifts

  A close friend of mine was having a baby shower and I wanted to do something special for her. Sure I bought her something right off the registry because nothing is more annoying than people buying a gift you … Continue reading


Finishing DIY Twine Letters

Here is a different way to finish the edges of your twine letters.    Using a hot glue gun dab a dot of glue in the center. Place the twine on the glue and let it dry for a second. … Continue reading


DIY Disney Picture Frame

Here is a picture frame that I put together as a baby shower gift. My friend LOVES Disney. Below are directions and tips on how to make your own frame. I wasn’t sure where exactly I was going with this … Continue reading


DIY Date Coupons

I made these coupons for one of my friends as a baby shower gift. These will keep the romance alive, and give the parents a much needed break.

What you will need:

1. Avery: matte white business cards – You can get these anywhere they sell office supplies. Walmart, Staples, Officemax, etc.
2. Template for Microsoft word: You can use mine or edit it and create your own – Date Coupon Template
3. Bakers twine – optional

Edit the template, print, break apart, tie together with pretty bakers twine, and give them as a gift or keep them for you and your hunny. Simple and cute.

I made my coupons very simple and plain. I had plans to spice them up with some color, but I opted out. I really like the clean look, but who knows maybe I will go back and edit them. Here is a great idea!


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DIY Window Picture Frame




DIY Pompom Garland

I am making these for a baby shower. I wanted to make a garland, but it was way too tedious to tie a knot on every pompom and string them one by one. So I thought of a very simple solution…..SEW them together.

Sew tissue paper pompoms in one line before opening/fluffing them up. Voila you have a pompom garland. SO EASY!

I am sorry for the bad quality photos, but I snapped them with my cell phone.