Make the Cutest Mason Jar Lid Wreath Ornaments!

December 22, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Christmas
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These mason jar lid wreath ornaments are my final Christmas project of the year! We made these for my recent event at Pottery Barn and they turned out so cute. I love them because you can improvise using whatever craft supplies you have on hand to transform a metal ring into a sweet little wreath […]

Join Me at Pottery Barn Quarry Market TOMORROW!

December 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Uncategorized
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I’m so excited to be hosting a holiday meetup at the Pottery Barn Alamo Quarry Market tomorrow night (Dec. 12)! If you are in San Antonio, I would love to see you there. Pop in anytime between 7pm – 9pm for some holiday crafting and treats. We’ll be making a pretty ornament that you can […]

Ribbon Christmas Ornaments with Brother P-Touch Embellish Elite

December 10, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Christmas
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I love a creative handmade ornament project and these DIY ribbon Christmas ornaments were particularly fun to make because I got to personalize the ribbons! For this project, I partnered with Brother to try out their new P-touch Embellish ELITE Ribbon and Tape Printer. I had never used a label printer before, so I was […]

Cherry Icebox Cookies – a Texas Favorite!

December 09, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Christmas
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If you’re a Texan, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the cherry icebox cookies made by Collin Street Bakery. Located on busy Highway 35 near Waco, it is a popular pit stop between the drive from San Antonio to visit family in Dallas. I tried my first cherry icebox cookie thanks to my sister-in-law […]

Giant Wooden Snowflakes with Pom-Poms!

December 03, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Pom-Poms, Paint, Christmas
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I had a vision for these giant wooden snowflakes from Oriental Trading the second I saw them. My vision? Pom-poms, of course! I thought a wall of these snowflakes painted in pretty pastel colors and dotted with fluffy pom-poms would make me so happy. It turns out my hunch was correct! This is such a […]

Painted Wood Slice Ornaments with Martha Stewart Stencils

November 25, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Paint, Christmas
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I have always wanted to do something with these birch ornaments I’ve seen at the craft store, and I am so excited how these painted wood slice ornaments turned out! I’m partnering with Martha Stewart Crafts® to show how their beautiful stencils and craft paints create amazing results for even the beginning crafter. No painting experience […]

The Easiest Pom-Pom Christmas Wreath

November 22, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas
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This pom-pom Christmas wreath may look like it took hours to make, but I used my newest time-saving trick: premade pom-poms from Oriental Trading. These yarn pom-poms have quickly become my favorite new craft supply. They are great quality, come in a variety of bright colors, are only $4.19 for a pack of 42 pom-poms. […]

How to Make a Lighted Christmas Wreath

November 20, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas
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I love a good Christmas wreath craft, but a lighted Christmas wreath takes my crafting to a whole other level! It is amazing what the addition of fairy lights can do to the feel of a wreath. Especially during the holidays when that warm glow is so nice to have inside your home. I recently […]

7 DIY Santa Decorations You Can Make

November 18, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Christmas
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Here comes Santa Claus…here comes Santa Claus…. right to our dining room! Our home is filled with DIY Santa decorations this Christmas thanks to my latest project for Oriental Trading. I created 7 different Santa crafts as part of my Santa Claus themed tree and decor. All of them are simple to make and turned […]

20 Thanksgiving Dinner Themes to Try This Year!

November 07, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Thanksgiving
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Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? If so, I have 20 Thanksgiving dinner themes for you to try – many of which I’ve used for our own table in previous years. These fun Thanksgiving themes are easy to improvise on to make them your own. Start with items you already have on hand. You’ll be […]

DIY Halloween Eyeball Wreath

October 16, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Halloween
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Beware! My DIY Halloween Eyeball Wreath will make you think twice before coming inside! This wreath uses a pack of eyeball stickers that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Making the wreath is literally as easy as peel and stick! I added a Beware wood sign on top to make it extra spooky. […]

5 Easy Spider Craft Ideas for Halloween

October 03, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Halloween
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I noticed something when I was looking through my past Halloween crafts – spiders are my thing! Unintentionally, I’ve done a lot of spider crafts over the years, and now I’ve come up with an entire Creepy Crawly Spider Mantel for Oriental Trading’s Fun365.com! I think I like spiders because they are more cute than […]

DIY Stenciled Trick or Treat Bags

September 30, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, Paint, Halloween
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How cute are these DIY stenciled trick or treat bags? With all the excitement around picking a Halloween costume, the trick or treat bag can be an afterthought, but it doesn’t have to be! These bags are fun to make and are a lot more memorable than the traditional plastic pumpkin. I’m partnering with Martha […]

Getting My Dining Room Ready for Fall

September 27, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fall
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Fall officially arrived this week, even though it certainly doesn’t feel like it outside here in San Antonio (90+ degree days with no end in sight)! However, at least inside my home, fall is in the air! This set of shelves in my dining room got a fall makeover for my latest decorating project for […]

3 Colorful Ways to Decorate a Halloween Skeleton

September 13, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Pom-Poms, Yarn, Halloween
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I have been so excited to share this post with you – introducing 3 ways to decorate your Halloween skeleton! Once in awhile I come up with a crazy idea, and it is so fun when it actually turns out. These life-sized Halloween skeletons got a makeover with my most favorite craft supplies – pom-poms, […]

DIY Fall Eucalyptus Wreath

September 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths
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Just a short and sweet post today to share a recent fall eucalyptus wreath I made for Oriental Trading’s Fun365.com that would be perfect for your front door. You know I love making wreaths from just about any material. Well, after nearly 10 years of wreath making, this is my first time using eucalyptus! It […]

Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Tags

August 21, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Back to School
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Download these free printable teacher appreciation tags to use on the first day of school or teacher appreciation week! I paired these “I couldn’t have picked a better teacher” tags with ceramic apples that I painted and personalized. It’s my latest back-to-school project on Oriental Trading’s Fun365.com. Stella and Hazel took an apple to their […]

DIY School Supplies with Martha Stewart Stencils

August 14, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Paint, Back to School
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Getting new school supplies is always an exciting time for my daughters Stella and Hazel, especially picking out their new backpack and lunchbox. If you are also in the midst of back-to-school shopping, remember you aren’t limited to what is at the store. You can DIY your school supplies! I’ve partnered with the Martha Stewart […]

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