Category Archives: Crafty!

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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!

Oh yeah, you read that right. View full post » Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadView full post »

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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 »

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DIY: Getting Your Kids’ Art on Canvas

My Decor & Cool Spaces post for this month is up over on the Red Barn Blog! This time I took on the challenge of finding a way toView full post »

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Leftover PEEPS Recipes

Okay, I know.. I know.. Easter is far behind us. Nobody actually has leftover Easter candy hanging around at this point, right?View full post »

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Dye-Free Ways To Decorate Easter Eggs

I pretty much despise dying Easter eggs. It never goes well for me, especially now that my kids are old enough to insist on actually doingView full post »

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Non-Candy Easter Egg Stuffer Ideas

I’m prepping for a weekend of my kids on crack. And by crack, of course, I mean sugar. It’s really beyond my control.View full post »

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PEEPS! Put ‘Em On Your Fireplace

PEEPS! Love ‘em or hate ‘em- fresh or stale (officially Team Fresh PEEPS, BTW) they are pretty versatile. I mean, beyondView full post »

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You Can Do This! Easy Valentine’s Breakfast Ideas

I’m so excited to be on Texas Living today showing off this easy and healthy Valentine’s Day breakfast for the whole familyView full post »

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You Color My World Valentines- Tutorial & Free Printable

Procrastinators, relax! There is still time to come up with something cute for your kids’ Valentines, and I promise it will look likeView full post »

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3 Cheers For Love! An Easy Pennant Tutorial

A few weeks ago, I had a friend and her kids over for a playdate/Valentines photo shoot. I threw it together at the very last minute andView full post »

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Emerald and Orange Boys Bicycle Nursery

In my fantasy world, this baby gets a room of his or her own that I get to lovingly decorate for really no reason at all other than to beView full post »

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SECRET Kids Kitchen Chalkboard Tutorial for Red Barn Blog

I am SO excited to finally make the official announcement that I’m the Decor & Cool Spaces contributor to the newly launched blogView full post »

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DIY Tablet Sleeve Sewing Tutorial

Last month, before I got super exhausted and icky from this pregnancy, I made an easy-peasy tablet sleeve tutorial for The PaperView full post »

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Burlap Pomp Wreath Tutorial

I think I’m getting a reputation as the crazy wreath lady because people keep asking me to make more. I guess it’s an earnedView full post »

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DIY Antler Tutorial

This wreath is based on my Rudolph the Reindeer Tulle Wreath tutorial, but this version is a little less goofy, sporting some on-trendView full post »

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Rudolph the Reindeer Tulle Wreath

This reindeer wreath can be done a few different ways, so please feel free to be creative! Eyes and nose on the top? Makes a surprisedView full post »