Marshmallow Apple Treats

Marshmallow Apple Treats

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals Kids Kitchen. Get your kids into the kitchen to make this fun edible craft for their teachers or just a simple Thanksgiving treat. They are simple to make and fun to eat. Not to mention that look so cute. You can see a step by step […]

Pine Cone Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards

Pine Cone Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards

This is a fun craft you can do with your kids to get them ready for Thanksgiving. We are hosting the big dinner this year so we wanted to get the kids involved so that they would be proud to show off their work to the family. We collected the pinecones from our yard and […]

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Junk to Terrarium – Recycled Craft

My daughters became an avid recycler in the last few years. We always have a collection of boxes and plastic it seems. It’s our own little junkyard until it makes it to the recycling centers. So it was time to use some of the pieces we have for another project. We made a terrarium for […]

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Post sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Halloween is a time where little ghosts and princesses ring your doorbell, making your dogs go crazy, while the kids go into a sugar coma by the end of the night. But we forget about their super cute companions that walk the streets with them […]

Wickedly Good Witch Hat Cookies

Wickedly Good Witch Hat Cookies

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals. You can find more fun crafts like this one in their Kid’s Kitchen. What’s better than making fun Halloween crafts with your kids? Making ones that are edible also! I’ve never made edible play dough before my family is already requesting that I make it again. […]

DIY Bath Crayons

DIY Bath Crayons – inspired by Creative Galaxy

We love having Amazon Prime because we get to watch their great Amazon Prime Instant Video original series. They have a new kids show out called Creative Galaxy and It’s a make-along, create-along, interactive art adventure series for preschoolers. But my big kid loves it too! Like one of our favorite episodes about making bath crayons. […]

Book of Life La Muerte Sugar Skull Day of the Dead Make Up Tutorial

Day of the Dead – Book of Life La Muerte Make-up Tutorial

This post brought to you by Tulip® Body Art® and Blueprint Social.  I’ve been looking forward the Day of the Dead since August. Seriously, months. I knew I wanted to focus on it and visit the celebration that they have at the Atlanta History Center that they put on each year. Then I saw that The […]

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Head Piece Craft

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Headpiece Craft

Ever since I returned from Mexico I’ve been reading a lot about the culture and the Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead. It’s a day that coincides with All Hallows Eve and it takes place over three days. It’s a day for honoring the dead with alters, sugar skulls, marigolds and gifts of […]

DIY LEGO Bracelet

DIY LEGO Bracelets

Since playing with LEGO‘s with my daughter, we’ve become a little LEGO obsessed lately. But that’s a good thing to geek out on. We took our love one step further when my daughter decided that she wanted a LEGO themed birthday party. Then it hit me, we needed LEGO jewelry to give out as gifts […]


Glowing Necklaces

It’s amazing what a little glow in the dark paint can do. These necklaces are just beautiful and would be fun to wear at a night club under UV light. This Heart of the Forrest pendant glows after charging with a UV torch. It can contain enough energy to glow in the dark for 8 […]

Upcycled Ombre Dresser

Upcycled Ombre Dresser

Girls have a lot of clothes. I know that’s completely my fault but it doesn’t make it less true. It was time to take out the baby dresser that’s been in my daughter’s room since she was born (6 years ago) and get her a bigger dresser.  Instead of going out and buying a new […]

50 Teachers Gifts for Any Occasion

Best Teachers Gifts for Any Time of the Year

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up and I thought I would do a round up of some of my favorite gifts for Teachers that I’ve given  to my daughters teachers or plan to give over the years. These are the cutest, most practical gifts that I’ve been told by many teachers are the best ideas. […]


DIY Natural Easter Table Centerpiece

I love earthy tones and things to look more natural when it comes to decorating. The same goes for my holiday decorations. I created this great table centerpiece to bring some springtime into my house along with a great Easter theme. It was simple to create and came out exactly as I envisioned it. Here […]

DIY Photo Booth

DIY Photo Booth

The highlight of my Disney Side party was the Photo booth for sure! It was extremely simple to set up. I was about to do mine under $20 and I’m going to show you how I did mine.  I used my Sony NEX 5K on a tripod to capture our pictures. I purchased a Wireless […]

Hidden Mickey Bubble Art - Disney Side

Hidden Mickey Bubble Art

This Hidden Mickey Bubble Art is a fun activity to do with the kiddos. We made some great creations at our Disney Side at Home Celebration. You probably have everything you need in your house already!  Bubbles Food Coloring Watercolor paper (any paper will work but watercolor paper won’t wrinkle) Add one drop of food coloring […]

Disney Side Polka Dot T-Shirt Tutorial

Disney Side Polka Dot T-Shirt Tutorial

We made some super cute Disney Side Polka Dot T-Shirts at our Disney Side party. Check out this video for a step by step tutorial of how we made our fun t-shirts. Here is what you need: Plain t-shirt Your favorite Disney silhouette  Contact paper Scissors Fabric markers   Check out these other great Disney […]

Custom Fishing Lures

Personalized Fishing Lures

Talk about an awesome gift for the man in your life that loves fishing! I just had to share these super adorable fishing lures that I found on Etsy. I ordered one for my father and had it personalized with my daughters names on it.  Both my father and my husband are big fishing fans. […]

Disney Princess Photo Prop

Disney Photo Booth Props

As I plan my Disney Side Celebration I’ve stumbled across some awesome props for my photo booth during the party!  See our Disney Photo Booth Props in action in our DIY Photo Booth The beautiful felt Disney Props are made by Perfectionate. She makes all kinds of amazing photo props and party things. They are […]

Recycled Seed Paper Heart Valentines

DIY Recycled Seed Paper Heart Valentines

I love clever projects that the kids can make for friends and family. It makes the project more special to your kids, because they worked so hard to make it. This is a great way to use any old newspaper or used computer paper. You can make these for anything, party favors, gift tags or […]

Pencil Flower Teacher Gifts

Pencil Flowers – Teacher Gifts Project Pinterest

I love creative teacher gifts and my daughter is just starting Kindergarten! So when I saw About a Mom recreate Happy Clippings pencil flowers I knew what my daughter would be bringing to school for her new teachers. These pencil flowers are so easy to make you can do them in 30 minutes!  Now, I don’t own […]

Sunshine and Lemonade First Birthday Party

A Sunshine and Lemonade 1st Birthday Party

  The perfect pinterest inspired party. This party was a fun DIY project for me. Everything you need is listed below.  Peanut’s first birthday was a huge hit. The theme was Sunshine and Fun. I carried the theme throughout every aspect of the party. The Invitations that went out were self folding invitations and beautiful! You […]

Self Mailing - Folding Invitations

Free DIY Self Mailing – Folding Invitations Template

  For Peanuts birthday I went all out and created a great Sunshine and Fun theme. So I had to have an amazing invitation to go with the amazing 1st birthday party I was planning. I wanted to cut down on the cost so I created a self mailing folded invitation. I got my inspiration […]


Do-It Herself Workshops at The Home Depot #DIHWorkshop

Ever since I joined Pinterest I’ve considered myself a do it your selfer. So much so that I started Project Pinterest where we do Pinterest inspired projects and share them with others. So I was so excited to hear about The Home Depot’s Do-It Herself workshops that they do each month in store. I attended […]

DIY Letter Wreath

Project Pinterest: DIY Holiday Letter Wreath

I haven’t done a Project Pinterest in a long time but when I came across this cute idea from Adrienne of Our Unexpected Journey for a Holiday Letter wreath I went out and got everything I needed! Just like every good do it yourself project it starts with an overpriced item that makes you go, “I […]

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Project Pinterest: Instagram Photo Display

It’s that time again! I’ve been trying to do this pinterest project for awhile but couldn’t because there wasn’t a good company to print my pictures from Android. Until hit the scene. Backed their kickstarter campaign and grabbed my free roll and another the day they launched the site. This project actually started out as […]

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Project Pinterest: Blue Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

My bathroom makeover has begun and I’ve started with some of the accessories that I wanted to build the room around. The inspiration for our bathroom formed from this pin on pinterest for Blue Mason Jars turned into soap dispensers. There are a few ways that I found on Pinterest that you can do them […]

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Project Pinterest: Hanging Magnetic Chalkboard Trays

Another fun project that I’ve been dying to try because it was such a simple project that would also make a great addition to our wall space.   I have a new love for Chalkboard Paint because it’s so easy to use and you can put it on everything. I’m sure I will have a […]


Secrets to Cheap Crafting

I’ve started to notice now that since I’ve started Project Pinterest the possibilities in everything I come across. Going through Pinterest you can find so many things that have been repurposed or recycled into to clever ideas. That’s one of the main reasons why I’ve decided to do this mission of one project from Pinterest […]

The Ornament pictured is not the one I used

DIY Family Christmas Ornaments

I recently stumbled upon a great holiday project that I just had to try out. I wanted to create a nice gift this year for our family that they would cherish and something that was fun and affordable. A keepsake ornament with a dated family photo along with a small ultrasound picture on the back. […]


My Office / Guest Bedroom is Almost Done

Last week I let all of you decide which color I was going to paint my office. First let me say, that is very nerve racking! Glad I picked the 3 colors you got to vote on though! It was between a pale Artic Blue, Deep Coral, and Seal Grey. I really put a lot […] Protection Status