Mom Week: Super Mom DIY Mother’s Day Cards

May 03, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, Mother's Day

Welcome to Day 4 of Mom Week. Today, we’re celebrating our favorite super hero – MOM! These trading cards are a fun DIY Mother’s Day card idea and a creative alternative to the traditional greeting card. To make these, I partnered with Kid Made Modern to use their new DIY Trading Card Kit. At only […]

Mom Week: Egg Carton Flower Wreath

May 01, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Room Decor, Mother's Day, Paint

It’s Day 3 of Mom Week and I have the prettiest egg carton flower wreath you can make for mom. You may have seen egg carton flowers before, but this one is jam-packed with color and pattern using Kid Made Modern supplies. I love when I can incorporate recycled materials into my craft projects, especially […]

Mom Week: Make an Embroidered Journal for Mom

April 30, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Mother's Day

Welcome to Day 2 of Mom Week! Today we’re crafting a special embroidered journal for mom with a fun product from Kid Made Modern. As you may know, I have been working with this awesome brand for the past year to create projects using their one-of-a-kind craft kits. Their Go Make Stuff blog is full […]

Mom Week: Mother’s Day Photo Flowers

April 29, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Mother's Day

Welcome to Day 1 of Mom Week! This week on Design Improvised, we are spending each day celebrating mom! I have some fun kids craft projects that are perfect for Mother’s Day, whether they are for mom, grandmas, aunts, or any special woman you want to celebrate on May 12! We’re kicking off the week […]

Mother’s Day DIY: Stenciled Otomi Pillows

April 26, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Accents, Pom-Poms, Mother's Day, Paint

You may not have heard of the word “Otomi”, but I bet you’ve seen this gorgeous pattern lately! The Otomi pattern is named after the Otomi people of Mexico who typically hand embroider the pattern onto textiles or paint it by hand. This beautiful pattern full of animal and plant silhouettes has become oh-so-trendy and […]

Design Improvised Launch Party Recap

April 19, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Balloons, Summer

It’s hard to believe that the website launch party for the new Design Improvised was already two weeks ago! The days following have been filled with project deadlines, ongoing website fixes and a workshop and TV appearance thrown into the mix. Needless to say, the launch party will go down as the highlight of the […]

How to Make a Gorgeous Fiesta Flower Wreath

April 05, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fiesta, Wreaths

It’s almost Fiesta time in San Antonio, and given that it is my 5th year celebrating this unique San Antonio tradition, I thought I was due for a new Fiesta wreath idea! I partnered with Amols’, a family-owned party business that has been serving San Antonio for the past 70 years and the headquarters for […]