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 […]

Free Back to School Printable!

August 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Back to School
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The first day of school is almost here! In fact, I know some schools start as early as Monday. It’s hard to believe! This downloadable free back to school printable makes it easy to snap a photo of your student before they rush out the door to school. Just have your child fill out the […]

How to Make Easy Paper Poppies

August 07, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Accents, Paper, Flowers
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These giant paper poppies just might be the easiest DIY paper flower you can make, especially with my free downloadable poppy template. If you are new to paper flower making, these poppies are the perfect place to start. Talk about a simple project that makes a big impact, with only three supplies! You can create […]

Make a Tropical Leaf Wreath

June 19, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Summer
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Summer officially arrives in a matter of days, and you don’t have to go to a far-off beach to get some tropical vibes. You can bring them into your home with this tropical leaf wreath! All types of tropical leaves, from palm leaves to monstera leaves are having a moment in home decor. The best […]

5 Tips for a Backyard Fiesta Party

June 11, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fiesta
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What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a backyard fiesta party? We love inviting our neighbors over a couple times a year for an informal get-together. Rather than get cramped inside, we all head out to the backyard, so the kids can play and the adults can hang out on the […]

Camp Fun: 13 At-Home Summer Camp Themes

May 31, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fun Activities
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Camp Fun is back for another year! I partnered with Oriental Trading to develop an at-home summer camp program back in 2016, and since then it has grown into 13 weeks of summer camp themes to help you keep the kids busy, creative and having fun while at home this summer. This year we added […]

How to Make a Napkin Wreath

May 21, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Fiesta, Wreaths
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Did you know you can make a wreath from napkins? Yes, it is possible to make a cute wreath from just about anything! I’ve tried everything from straws, to pinwheels, to egg cartons to make wreaths before, but this is my first time making a napkin wreath. It was actually incredibly easy and can be […]

Floral Mason Jar Wall Decor

May 14, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Wall Art
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Once in awhile its fun to add a little something new to your walls, and this floral mason jar wall decor is so easy to make. It adds an instant dose of color and coziness to your kitchen or a family room gallery wall. I love any type of wall art that mixes up the […]

Paper Plate Butterfly Kids Craft

May 08, 2019 | FILED UNDER: Kids Crafts, Pom-Poms
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How cute is this paper plate butterfly craft for Oriental Trading? When I saw these beautiful floral paper plates I knew I wanted to make a spring craft with them, and I thought the flowers and addition of sparkly pom-poms was a fun spin on paper plate butterflies. It’s a simple kids craft that is […]

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