Category Archives: Crafty!

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#FreeToBe-lieve In Your #Selfie – Another Easy Tutorial

We have half bath downstairs that’s supposed to be for guests. And by “guests” I mean the 10 boys on the street who peeView full post »

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A Boy’s Room With Room To Grow

Slowly, slowly, so slowly, we are finishing rooms one by one in our new house. So slowly that this is only the 2nd room we ain’tView full post »

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Turn Old T-Shirts Into Room Decor – Wall Hanging and T-Shirt Pillow DIYs

We are so close to completing Kendall’s bedroom, which would make 2 rooms completely done in 6 months since moving in. I predict weView full post »

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Easter Basket DIY & A Q&A For MYHABIT

When I was 16, I was selected to go to a weekend-long Rotary Youth leadership camp in San Antonio. I remember meeting one of my bunk matesView full post »

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Hello Kitty Inspired Wreath Tutorial

We have a serious obsession with all things “cat cat” around here, and have since long before Leyna turned 2. Actually, thisView full post »

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Spray Paint Grapevine Wreaths For A Modern Update

If you’ve been around long enough, you know that I have a borderline unhealthy obsession with wreaths. Like this one, and this one,View full post »

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Our Stupid Easy Valentines This Year- Last Minute Because Obviously

I came up with ideas for the kids’ Valentines last month, and I ordered all the supplies weeks ago. The plan was to get them made andView full post »

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Big Impact, Little Cost: Display life’s little moments on a clipboard wall

This home has considerably more wall space than our last one, which is equal parts exciting and overwhelming. On one hand, I can’tView full post »

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I made this from actual rags. And it’s beautiful. {Ruffled Rag Wreath Tutorial}

You know what I love about January? Packing up all the Christmas crap. Oh yes, it was beautiful and merry 3 weeks ago. Now, GET OUT,View full post »

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Pinterest Win! These Candy Ornaments Actually Work

I pinned the idea for these peppermint ornaments a few months back, thinking they were so stupid simple that they had to be too good to beView full post »

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DIY No Sew Christmas Tree Skirt

You know what’s an odd thing I’ve craved since having children? A Christmas tree of my own that will only have matchingView full post »

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Kids Are Easier To Please Than We Think- A Halloween Recap

Remember how I spent nearly a week carefully crafting an intricate, homemade costume for Kendall last Halloween? Well, I was having none ofView full post »

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How To Personalize A Cutting Board (Great Housewarming Gift)

We are in the thick of the moving/buying/selling chaos. Everything is up in the air right now, and it’s so stressful. Honestly, itView full post »

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Simple, Whimsical Halloween Decorations

Now that our house is officially under contract (again- we’re hopeful it will stick the 2nd time around), we can loosen up a littleView full post »

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Last-Minute School Kit – DIY & Video

The last-minute school kit is full of items I usually forget I need until the last minute, or things that will make getting my kid out theView full post »

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Changing Of The Wreaths Day- September 1

I woke up today and realized August is dead, which was a shocking surprise because I usually count down the days of August with wishfulView full post »

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Puppy Themed 1st Birthday Party

A huge thanks to Minted for sponsoring Lowell’s birthday party and this post! Lowell is always happy. His open mouth smiles, andView full post »

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Glue Resist Fabric Painting- DIY Tutorial

Awww, yeah. It’s crafty time! Y’all, I am so freaking excited because the fact that I not only blogged this DIY but also MADEView full post »

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Rice Cooker (Pan)cake- I Went There

If you live in the internet as much as I do, there’s a good chance you’ve seen someone rave/rant about this revolutionary(?)View full post »

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“Helping Hands” DIY Handprint Gift

Fathers Day is less than 48 hours away, so naturally I just finished the DIY project with the kids I’ve been planning on making forView full post »

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Easy, Cheap, DIY Padded Play Cube

When Lowell, my 10 month old, started pulling up a couple months ago, I realized we didn’t have many toys that he could safely pushView full post »

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The Last Minute Birthday Success- A Party At Michaels Craft Store

Kendall has recently found a love for birds. So much so that he asks me to do things like look up what a bluejay sounds like, and we listenView full post »

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DIY Muslin Swaddle Blanket Stars

Recently, Aden & Anais sent Lowell a box full of soft, muslin goodies, from bibs to blankets and sheets. He’s been snugglingView full post »

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Easter Idea Roundup

We’re just about a week out from Easter, and the excitement is building around here. Peek-a-who sent me monogramed Jellycat bunniesView full post »

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Repurposed Burlap Wreath Tutorial

Hey! If you caught me on The Broadcast on KTXD this morning, you might be here looking for a link to this tutorial. I re-made a burlapView full post »

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“The Best Halloween Ever” (And Costume Tutorials)

Well, we pulled it off! This Halloween was basically the best ever. And I’m not just saying that because my first ever large scaleView full post »

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Last Minute Pumpkin Decor Ideas

I can’t let myself freak out that Halloween is about a week away. No, really. DON’T FREAK OUT. I just have an entire SkylandersView full post »

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Pettiskirt Bouquet DIY

This creative way to gift a lucky little girl a fun pettiskirt could not be easier. There’s not even any hot glue involved,View full post »

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Bixby The Black Cat Halloween Wreath Tutorial

Oh yeah. I’m about to get all crafty up in here. It’s been a while, but there’s something about the beginning of fallView full post »

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Silhouette On Wood Canvas DIY

I did this crafty thing for the Red Barn Blog before I had Lowell. One of the easiest projects I’ve done for them so far, and one ofView full post »

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Summer Pork Chop Salad- So easy even I can make it

I’m not a great cook. I don’t really enjoy feeding people. The other night, in my exhausted and pregnant state, I actuallyView full post »

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Bubble Gum Peeps Ice Cream – A Sweet Summer Treat!

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Crazy Easy Last Minute Flag Shirt

If you’re into that thing where you make cutesy matchy holiday shirts for your kids, this is for you. If you’re into craftsView full post »

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Freezing Time And Putting It On Display

I cleaned out Leyna’s closet last week in an effort to figure out what I do and don’t have for the next baby. As I pulled outView full post »

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Tutorial: Organize With Chalkboard Paint

This tutorial is sponsored by Lullaby Paints. The idea is my own (and I’m really excited to share it with you), so are all theView full post »

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DIY Paper Mobile Tutorial

My trip to the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel this month inspired this simple, paper mobile tutorial for the Red Barn Blog.  Head on overView full post »