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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. […]

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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!  The beautiful felt Disney Props are made by Perfectionate. She makes all kinds of amazing photo props and party things. They are so amazing and have such great depth and texture to them.  Some […]

Drawer Organization

Drawer and Small Storage and Organization Ideas

I don’t know about you but my drawers and small items get a little crazy and out of hand. Here are some of the things I use in my house to help organize my drawers and things like medications and batteries.  Those handy little trays are the Rubbermaid Drawer Organizer Trays. They are only a […]

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 […]

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Organizing Your Pots and Pans

Pots and pans are a pain in my butt. You have to pull all of the out to get to the one you are looking for, or you pull one out and the rest come tumbling out on your toes. I finally got what I needed to organize my pots and pans.  This is what […]

How to Organize Kids Puzzles

Simple and Cheap Way to Organize Kids Puzzles

Kids puzzles can take up so much space in your house. I found a cheap easy way to organize them so that they can make clean up and storing them a breeze. This project literally only takes a few minutes and all of the supplies came from the dollar store. The cost will depend on […]

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 […]

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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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Making a Rainy Day Project Box

Every parent needs a Rainy Day Project Box. A box filled with fun stuff to do when your child is bored out of their minds or it’s raining outside. Not just games and coloring books though. Things like educational craft projects and the things that aren’t every day toys. The first thing you’ll need to […]

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Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

Let’s face it, we spend a lot of time in our Kitchens, not because we want to, but because we have to. Why not make sure that you can find everything that you are looking for fast and easy to get you out faster!? I am the worst when it comes to buying groceries that […]

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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 Snapstagr.am 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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

Artsy Fartsy

So remember when I finally broke my sewing machine out and my sister taught me how to use it? Well this is what Ive been up to!This is my new bag! This is the double pocket with business card pocket in my new bag. I also made a no sew tu-tu that ill be making […]

Etsyholic

I’m always on Etsy looking for cute ideas and fun one of a kind creations. So when I was looking for hats I found the BEST crochet hats ever.  I found Mel’s Bells Crochet Hats! I emailed her instantly to tell her how much I loved her hats. I was looking for one of those […]

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