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In crafting there are no mistakes, just unique creations. — Sizzix

Crafting is my happy place. If you’re my soul sister, then jump in. You’ll find all sorts of DIY craft ideas for adults and kids – everything from colored wooden bead garlands to upcycling pre-loved furniture and amazing homecoming mums, I’ll share step by step tutorials so you can see what worked for me – and what didn’t – and don’t be shy to share your results!

Hello new obsession: Chalk Couture

Hello new obsession: Chalk Couture

(I received product to review for this post. All opinions are my own.) Let’s talk DIY for a minute. How long has it been since you got really excited about new craft products? Maybe today long because have you seen Chalk Couture and its innovative products? They offer...

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Mess-free watercolor Easter eggs

Mess-free watercolor Easter eggs

Decorating eggs is a mess. Easter eggs and stained hands go hand in hand, right? Whether you’re dyeing real eggs with food coloring or you are decorating fake eggs with decoupage or paint, or my favorite, alcohol inks. Is there a CLEAN way to decorate eggs? Is there a...

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How to make geodes

How to make geodes

My girl likes to give homemade, crafty Valentines each year. This year, she announced that after she retires from the US Women’s National Team (soccer), she will be a geologist, so *of course* she wants to give geodes for Valentine’s Day. I’m like, “GEODES?...

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How to make a colored wooden beads garland

How to make a colored wooden beads garland

Bead garland. Farmhouse beads. Wood bead garland. Not sure what you call them at your house, but I’m digging them at mine. I’ve been stalking the hashtags on Insta to see how all these cute design gals are styling their wooden bead strings and I can’t get enough. I’m...

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DIY Dinosaur Planters

Y’alllllll dollar store crafts are THE best. I love a good DIY that you can put together as a great knockoff from a major retailer for a fraction of the cost. So let me just put this out there – this was NOT my idea. I have this thing called Craft Exchange that I...

7 Fun & Creative Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

Don’t give in to store bought Valentine’s Day cards for your kids to give to their classmates this year!  Instead, spend some one-on-one time with your children making fun, creative and unique cards while at the same time imparting the importance of “giving”. The...

Wood DIY sign parties have my heart!

This post is in partnership with Design and Mine. Jennifer and Morgan hosted me to showcase their amazing studio, fun creations and regular workshops. All opinions are my own. Scroll through my Instagram feed, and you’ll see that I follow several accounts that are...

Easy outdoor party lanterns

I am a brand ambassador for Oriental Trading and partnered with them for this post. They supplied the lanterns, all opinions are my own. You’d be hard pressed NOT to find a selection of lanterns in your local home design store these days. Versatile and easy to modify,...
Frisco has the cutest little Thread & Bobbin Studio

Frisco has the cutest little Thread & Bobbin Studio

This post is in partnership and is hosted by Sew Fun Studios, however all opinions are my own. Summer is coming to a close. I can’t believe the blur of camps and play dates and poolside fun is ending soon. My girl is a busy bee from June – August, mostly with athletic...

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Makers on Main Opens in Lewisville

Makers on Main Opens in Lewisville

I like to get my vinyl on. Specifically, my vinyl Silhouette Cameo projects on. And sometimes when I post projects, I feel a little guilty because I know not everyone HAS a Silhouette to play with at home --but now, anyone has access to one. The new Makers on Main in...

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Make a Wonder Woman Wine Glass

Make a Wonder Woman Wine Glass

Do you love this Wonder Woman wine glass I made for Mother’s Day? It was “super” easy and everyone in the Justice League is sure to want one. Here’s what you need and where I got my supplies: Wine Glass – Dollar Tree Blue Glitter – This is from a set of Martha Stewart...

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Last minute Easter Entertaining ideas

Last minute Easter Entertaining ideas

Girl, you know it's Easter this weekend! Are you ready? Are you? I was on KTEN in Denison this morning with anchor Gregg Watson and we were getting the low-down on last minute bunny issues. Specifically, how to step up your Easter table quick like a ... well you get...

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DIY etched Valentines Day treat jars

DIY etched Valentines Day treat jars

A little in love with these miniature apothecary jars. Maybe a lot in love with them. I ordered a dozen of them as a tiny treat for the teachers for Valentines Day. I thought they'd be perfect to hold some heart shaped candy. Aren't they cute? And because I can't just...

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Party-ready Wine Glasses

Party-ready Wine Glasses

I’m really into glass these days. Glass gifts, that is. A couple of years ago, I made these lighted glass blocks as our “gift” for the year. They went over really well but there’s only so many glass bricks you can give before people are tired of hauling them up to...

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How to make snow globe ornaments

How to make snow globe ornaments

Oh my heart. How I love these snow globe ornaments with little miniature vignettes in them! I’m slightly obsessed with making them, maybe because I stockpiled ornaments when they went on sale last year? Or maybe because they are so stinking cute?! Either way, get...

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How to Make Minions for Girl Scout SWAPS

How to Make Minions for Girl Scout SWAPS

It’s Girl Scout season and that means your SWAPS game needs to be on point. For those of you not of the green sash family, SWAPS are:  Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere. And they are a Girl Scout favorite. I love them because they encourage...

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DIY Witch Luminary

DIY Witch Luminary

I went to the dollar store to find jars to put homemade Halloween gummies that the Cupcake made for her kids' craft exchange. And like EVERY time I go into the dollar store, I think of how I can repurpose something that they have there. It's terrible around the...

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DIY Mini Texas Homecoming Mums

DIY Mini Texas Homecoming Mums

It’s homecoming (otherwise known as #HOCO) season in Texas and that means ribbons galore for the high school kids. Moms all over our huge state are burning the midnight oil, braiding and twisting specialty ribbon, getting staple wounds, and burning their fingertips...

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